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William Thomas Tarpey

William Thomas Tarpey
b. 27 February 1879, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to John and Ellen (Sheridan) Tarpey
d. 10 April 1962, Vermillion, Lorain County, Ohio

m/1. 18 September 1899, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Delia Brigit Kelly
b. 8 May 1876, Indiana
d. 7 March 1927, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

m/2.
[–?–]

m/3. 30 November 1917, Chicago, Illinois
Senobia Albertina Johansson/Johnson

Children with Delia Brigit Kelly:
• Helen (1901-1982)
• John

Children with Senobia Albertina Johansson/Johnson:
• Marie (b. 1919)
• Alice

Williams’s family came to Indiana after 1872. They left Indianapolis in the 1950’s.

Submitted by:
Mary Mathewson
Rocky River OH
E-mail: mary@treesprout.com

Martha Ann Stout

Martha Ann Stout
b. 24 October 1844, Washington County, Indiana, to Reuben H. and Lucinda (Roberson) Stout
d. about 1873, Savannah, Hardin County, Tennessee

m. about 1867
William M. Kelly
b. 5 March 1831
d. June 1895, Savannah, Hardin County, Tennessee

Children with William M. Kelly:
• Nathan B. (1868-1888)
• Nancy Belle (b. 1870)
• Callie Hilda (b. 1872)

All three children were born in Savannah, Hardin County, Tennessee. The two girls married brothers in Tennessee and moved to Arkansas.

Submitted by:
Jayne Kelley Hunter
Memphis TN

Elihu Harlam Mason

Elihu Harlam Mason
b. 23 March 1831, Wayne County, Indiana to Richard and Sarah (Jackson) Mason
d. 24 September 1896, Pemberville, Wood County, Ohio

m. 2 February 1852, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana
Nancy Kelly
b. 9 July 1822, Wayne County, Ohio
d. 27 November 1905, Prairie Depot, Ohio

Children with Nancy Kelly:
• Emma married [–?–] Hinds
• Edson Newton
• Issac
• Williard
• Ida married [–?–] Hoover

Elihu lived in Union City, Randolph County; Indianapolis, Marion County; and in Wayne and Kosciusko counties in Indiana before moving to Ohio shortly before the Civil War began. He first joined Company I, 21st Ohio Volunteers, then reenlisted in Company K, 21st Ohio Volunteers. In April 1862, he participated in the Great Locomotive Chase (capturing a locomotive deep within the Confederacy) and was among the 12 Andrews Raiders captured and taken to Knoxville for court martial. Elihu was imprisoned, escaped, recaptured, and eventually exchanged in March 1863. He received one of the first Medals of Honor granted by the U.S. and received a personal congratulations from President Abraham Lincoln.

In April 1863, he accepted a commission as first lieutenant in Company B, 21st Ohio, joining the unit in June. He was wounded in the hip at the Battle of Chickamauga where he was again taken prisoner. He was exchanged in December 1864. Due to his wound and disease, Elihu never returned to active duty, and was discharged in May 1865. He was active in the GAR.

Submitted by:
Robert Mason Kipp
Gilbert AZ
E-mail: skd3@webtv.net

Delia Brigit Kelly

Delia Brigit Kelly
b. 8 May 1876, Indiana, to Mathew and Ellen (McGuire) Kelley
d. 7 March 1927, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

m/1. 18 September 1899, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
William Thomas Tarpey
b. 27 February 1879, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
d. 10 April 1962, Vermillion, Lorain County, Ohio

m/2. 12 September 1915, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Curt Alfred Bluher
b. 21 July 1886, Germany
d. 10 December 1923, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Children with William Thomas Tarpey:
• Helen (1901-1982)
• John

Delia left Indianapolis after 1923.

Submitted by:
Mary Mathewson
Rocky River OH
E-mail: mary@treesprout.com

William Thomas Tarpey

William Thomas Tarpey
b. 27 February 1879, Indiana, to John and Ellen (Sheridan/Sherman) Tarpey
d. 10 April 1962, Vermillion, Ohio

m. 18 September 1927, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Delia Brigit Kelly
b. 8 May 1876, Indiana
d. 7 March, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Children with Delia Brigit Kelly:

  • Helen Tarpey married [–?–] West
  • John

Submitted by:
Mary Mathewson
Rocky River OH

Tandy Johnson

Tandy Johnson
b. 23 June 1837, possibly Shelby County, Indiana, to Isaac and Susanna (Wiles) Johnson

m. 29 October 1866, Decatur County, Indiana
Minerva Kelly
b. about 1846, Virginia
d. between 1870 and 1880, White County, Indiana

Children with Minerva Kelly:

  • Sophia
  • Edgar

Tandy lived in Rock Creek, Bartholomew County, Indiana, and Jackson, Decatur County, Indiana. He moved to Burnt Prairie, White County, Illinois, about 1869.

Submitted by:
Frances I. Douglas
Almira WA