Tag Archives: Kidwell

Nicholas Wathen

Nicholas Wathen
birth: 21 Apr 1787, Charles County, Maryland to Barton Wathen and Mary Coomes
death: 3 May 1857, Barr Township, Daviess County, Indiana
burial: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery, Daveiss County, Indiana

marriage: 1 Nov 1814, Washington County, Kentucky
Sarah Masters
birth: 1793, Prince Georges County, Maryland to Joshua Masters and Elizabeth Selby
death: 1871, Washington County, Indiana
burial: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery, Daviess County, Indiana

Children of Nicholas Wathen and Sarah Masters:

  • Richard, 1815- aft 1888; m. Martha Cissell
  • Ann, 1817-?, m. Charles Gibson
  • Athanatius, 1819-1898, m. Elizabeth Ann Mattingly
  • John, da. 1821-1901, m. Julia Ann Kidwell
  • William Francis, 1827-1893, m. Lucinda Cissell
  • Elizabeth, 1828-?
  • Raphael, 1829-1917, m. Mary ann Cavanaugh
  • Joshua, 1830-?, m. Julia O’Dell

Nicholas was a veteran of War of 1812 and took Indiana land as a grant. He lived in Charles County Maryland (1787 – after 1800); Washington County, Kentucky (1812-1835) and Barr Township, Daviess County, Indiana (1835-death).

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

Julia Ann Smithers

Julia Ann Smithers
b. 22 July 1843, Madison County, Indiana, to Daniel and Minerva (Kinnaman) Smithers
d. 27 March 1890, Texas

Levi Franklin Kidwell

The Smithers family came to Indiana between 1830 and 1840. Although born in Madison County, Indiana, Julia Ann was taken to live in Parker County, Texas, by an uncle in the late 1850’s. She and her three brothers had been orphaned. In the 1860 U.S. census, she is found living with the J. Kidwell family and she later married a Kidwell. She and her husband were farmers and teachers.

Submitted by:
Eleanor Edmondson
Odessa TX
E-mail: gen-pics@earthlink.net