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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 Henry Lister

John Henry Lister
b. 1836, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana, to Thomas and Martha (Hooton) Lister
d. 1907

m. 14 June 1857, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana
Sarah Ellen Miller
b. 1842, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana
d. 1909

Children with Sarah Ellen Miller:
• Martha A. “Patsey” (1859-1860)
• Nancy Elizabeth “Lizzie” (b. 1861) married (1) Josephus Fletcher, (2) John Coulter
• William (b. 1863)
• Isophene F. “Jopha” (1864-1931) married James Lafe Hart
• Aaron Thomas (1867-1940) married Ollie/Ella Ann Waters
• John Henry (1870-1936) married Mary Rader
• Ellen (b. 1871)
• Squire Irvin (b. 1874) married Eveline Clinkenbeard
• Louis Elzie (1876-1954) married Frances Jane Clinkenbeard

John Henry and Sarah moved to Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, in 1869 at the same time as his parents. John was a farmer there but later moved to Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma.

Submitted by:
Sharon Gilbert
South Bend IN