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Thomas Lister

Thomas Lister
b. 10 January 1810
d. 1 November 1896, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri

m. 4 April 1835, Decatur County, Indiana
Martha Patsy Hooten
b. 16 July 1815, Kentucky
d. 7 March 1876, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri

Children with Martha Patsy Hooten:
• John Henry (b. 1835) married Sarah Ellen Miller
• William T. (1837-1860) married Mary Jane Kersey
• Nancy Jane (b. 1838) married William S. Perkins
• Elizabeth A. (1839-1845)
• Margaret E. (b. 1843) married James F. Thornberry
• Emily (b. 1843) married James King
• James Henry (1845-1916) married Martha Jane Hopkins
• Louisa (b. 1849) married Daniel Surface
• Squire Irvin (1853-1922) married Sally Hughes
• Frances A. (b. 1855) married Martin P. Bush

Thomas and his brother, John A., moved to the Decatur area in 1832 from somewhere in Kentucky. They purchased land together but a year after Thomas married, he purchased land in Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana. John followed and married in 1840.

Dr. James McWorkman, also a resident of Indiana, asked Thomas to move to Missouri and around 1869, Thomas did so. His brother remained in Indiana. He was a farmer in Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, and both he and Martha died there.

Submitted by:
Sharon Gilbert
South Bend IN

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John Lewelling

John Lewelling
b. 16 January 1811, Randolph County, North Carolina, to Meshach and Jane (Brookshire) Lewelling
d. 25 December 1883, St. Helena, California

m. 5 April 1832, Indiana
Elva “Elvy” Elliott
b. 11 October 1815, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, to Jacob and Ann E. Elliott
d. 1907

Children with Elva Elliott:
• Sarah (1834-1865) married Robert King
• Eli (b. 1835) married Carmen Madden
• Elisha D. (1841-1872)
• Silas (1845-1860)
• Seth (1848-1858)
• Delilah (1849-1850)
• Arthur (1854-1873)
• Harvey John (1855-1939) married Annie Letetia Alstrom

John came with his father, a Quaker of Randolph County, North Carolina, when he migrated to Indiana in 1822. John was a Quaker also and in the nursery business with his brother Henderson in Indiana. He remained behind until 1841 when he moved to Salem, Iowa, to join his brothers in the nursery they had started there. In 1850 he moved on once again and started a nursery business in San Lorenzo, Alameda County, California.

Submitted by:
Jacqueline Frank Strickland
Rockwall TX

Rachel Adcock Emery

Rachel Adcock Emery
b. 28 January 1823, Randolph County, Indiana, to Travis Adcock and Elizabeth (Frazier) Emery
d. 24 March 1901, Hardman, Morrow County, Oregon

m. 11 August 1839, Henry County, Iowa
Dillon Hoskins
b. 17 July 1814, Clinton County, Ohio, to Jonathan and Lydia Ann (Hodgson) Hoskins
d. 23 January 1889, Hardman, Morrow County, Oregon

Children with Dillon Hoskins:
• Ruth (1840-1905) married Samuel King
• James Birney (1842-1892) married Clarinda J. Kenoyer
• William (1843-1907) married Jane Deborah Deford
• Elizabeth (1845-1916) married (1) James W. Copelen, (2) W. C. [–?–]
• Lydia (1846-1937) married Jasper Deford
• Mary Ann (1849-1849)
• Joel (1850-1850)
• Jonathan Travis (1851-1925) married Hannah Mary Galloway
• Rebecca (1854-1932) married William Shaw
• Dillon, Jr. (1856-1938) married Mary Jane Kelty
• Mary (1858-1938) married (1) Thomas Hoskins, (2) Garret Haynes
• John Seward (1860-1940)
• unnamed son (1863-1863)
• George (1864-1864)
• Rachel Leoni (1865-1933) married Ezra C. Kelty
• Martha Katherine (1868-1927) married William J. Emery

Rachel left Indiana in 1839 from Randolph County. She and her husband moved the family west to Oregon, where they spent the remainder of their lives.

Submitted by:
Dale Davidson Harguess
Huntington Beach CA
E-mail: dharguess@coastline.edu

John Creviston

John Creviston
b. 1797, Bedford or Somerset County, Pennsylvania
d. 9 June 1880, near Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois

m. 31 January 1822, Wayne County, Indiana
Isabella Grewell
b. February 1802, Kent County, Maryland
d. 27 July 1879, near Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois

Children with Isabella Grewell:

  • Sarah married George W. Zern
  • Harriett married (1) Horace Button, (2) George Taylor
  • Mary married Thomas Walker
  • Andrew
  • Elizabeth married Henry M. Hall
  • John Robert married Catherine Jane Logan
  • Nancy Jane married Joel King
  • Hannah Naomi married (1) Jestes D. Wilson, (2) W. L. Bonham
  • William married Susan Alice Hood
  • Jacob married Maranda Davis
  • Isabelle (died at age 11)
  • Castillia married Alexander Rogers
  • Rosa married (1) John Van Houten, (2) Isaac Newell

John came to Indiana after a great flood in Pennsylvania. He lived in Wayne County and Honey Creek Township, Vigo County, before leaving the state in 1851.

Submitted by:
M. Tracy Carpenter
Lambertville, MI

Milton Dunn

Milton Dunn
b. 17 Sept. 1826, Wilkes Co., NC, to Isaac Dunn and Mary Ann Riggins
d. 20 May, 1914, Wichita, KS.
bur. Mound Valley Cemetery, Labette Co., KS.

m/1. 19 Aug. 1852, Hamilton Co., IN
Alsey D. Lackey
b. 1834, Ohio
d. Labette Co., KS

Children with Alsey D. Lackey:

  • Mary Jane “Jennie” (1854-1885), m. Dr. N.M. Miller
  • Martha E. (1856-??), m. George Lutz
  • Benton D. (1858-1873)
  • Clara A. (1860-??), m. Price King
  • Benjamin F. (1864-??), m. (1) Ella Amanda Patrick, m. (2) Myrtle L. Davis
  • James M. (1866-1899)
  • Laura (1868-1889)
  • Joseph A (1872-1902)

The family came to Union Co., IN during the early 1830s. They moved to Hamilton Co., IN when Milton’s father received a land grant by 1840. Milton eventually moved to Cass Co., MO by the late 1860s and then settled in Labette Co., KS by the 1870s. Milton began as a farmer, the same as his parents. By the time he settled in Mound Valley, Labette County, KS, he had held several jobs which included merchant, postmaster, hotel clerk and gardener.

Submitted by:
Rhonda A. Dunn
Nashville, IN
E-Mail: radunn1972@aol.com

Mary Catherine Hendricks

Mary Catherine Hendricks
b. 29 September 1843, Madison County, Indiana, to Lewis (1820-1856) and Lucinda (Rector) (1819-1866) Hendricks
d. 19 May 1903, Fellsburg, Edwards County, Kansas

m/1. 9 January 1859, Madison County, Indiana
John Wesley King
b. about 1837, Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana, to William (1792-1869) and Nancy Ann (Owens) (1816-1887)
d. 23 January 1865, Paducah, McCracken County Kentucky

m/2. 26 May 1867, Madison County, Indiana
Gazaway Shipley
b. about 1840, Madison County, Indiana, to George and Elizabeth Shipley

Children with John Wesley King:

  • Nancy Lucinda (1860-1873)
  • William (1862-1937) married Mary Williams
  • Elizabeth Angeline (1864-1890) married Eli Bird Thomas

Children with Gazaway Shipley:

  • Mary Ellen (b. abt. 1868)
  • James Edward (b. 1869)
  • Millie (b. abt. 1873)
  • Sarah Jane (b. abt. 1875)
  • George (b. 1877)
  • Dora Leota (b. 1882)
  • Lewis E. (b. 1884)
  • Frank (b. 1886)
  • Charles

Mary Catherine’s father settled near Frankton in the 1830’s. Her first husband, John Wesley King, enlisted in October 1864 in the 17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. He died of typhoid fever at the US Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky, during his service. His remains were later moved to Mount City National Cemetery.

Mary Catherine and her second husband moved to Edwards County, Kansas between 1875 and 1877. Their last five children were born in Edwards County. Mary died there and is buried in Trotter Cemetery.

Submitted by:
Eugene F. Gray
East Lansing MI
E-mail: graye@msu.edu

Moses Millard Ward

Moses Millard Ward
b. 30 November 1817, Monroe County, Ohio, to Timothy and Rebecca (Matheney) Ward
d. 4 August 1893, Lakin Township, Barton County, Kansas

m. 18 August 1838, Monroe County, Ohio
Matilda Moore
b. 31 December 1819, Ohio, to Solomon and Mary Sarah (Truex) Moore
d. 25 November 1874, Van Buren, Brown County, Indiana

Children with Matilda Moore:

  • Mahlon (1839-1915) married Rebecca Downey
  • Henry Johnson (1841-1933) married (1) Susan W. Sowders, (2) Margaret Adaline Butler
  • Benjamin F. (1843-1901)
  • Mary J. (b. 1846)
  • Timothy (1849-1923) married Amanda M. Gatten
  • Rebecca A. (b. 1851)
  • Emaline (1855-1926) married (1) John Gatten, (2) George Webster King, (3) Phillip A. Moore, (4) Daniel Keller, (5) Harold R. Brown
  • Evaline (1855-1890) married Christopher Cook
  • Albert (b. 1859)

Moses immigrated to Indiana from Belmont County, Ohio, in 1847. They emigrated from Brown County, Indiana, to Barton County, Kansas, in 1878.

Emaline and Evaline were twins. Mahlon, Henry Johnson “John”, Timothy, and Emaline are all buried in Barton County, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Donna R. Kuhlman
Columbus IN