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William Swope

William Swope
b. 27 January 1818, Monroe County, Virginia (West Virginia), to James (1783-about 1839) and Frances (Harvey) (about 1776-about 1830) Swope
d. 17 February 1884, Fillmore Township, Iowa County, Iowa

m/1. 24 November 1839, Henry County, Indiana
Polly Harvey
b. 8 May 1819, Monroe County, Virginia (West Virginia), to John Harvey (about 1785-1856)
d. 28 May 1865, Fillmore Township, Iowa County, Iowa

m/2. 26 May 1867, North English, Iowa County, Iowa
Susan [–?–] Brewer
b. February 1825, Kentucky
d. after 1900

Children with Polly Harvey:
• John H. (1841-1901) married Mary Etta Garringer (1853-1938)
• Jane (ca. 1842-bef. 1915) married Louis Martland
• Mary Emily (1843-1879) married James M. Lowder/ Louder
• Benjamin Austin (1846-1926) married Laura Edith McKinstry (1851-1954)
• Elizabeth F. “Becky” (1848-1909)
• Jemimah Catherine “Kate” (1852-aft. 1920) married Andrew Jack Burne (b. 1846)
• Joshua Louis “Luther” (1852-1938)
• James Wesley (1855-1939) married Myra W. [–?–] (1868-1904)
• Polly Ann “Anna” (1859-1884) married Lorenzo Maitlen (1855-1898)
• William H. (1862-1912)

The family was in Jefferson Township, Henry County, Indiana, by 1832 and left from there in 1856. William’s second wife Susan was Mrs. Brewer; she had five children.

Submitted by:
Mary King
Worthington OH
E-mail: mandwking@prodigy.net

Lawrence Patterson

Lawrence Patterson
b. 11 July 1896, Lincoln Township, Hendricks County, Indiana, to William Everett (1853-1919) and Mary Ann (Lowder) (1854-1942) Patterson
d. 13 December 1973, Coral Gables, Dade County, Florida

m. 10 June 1940, Hendricks County, Indiana
Katherine Elizabeth “Kate” Davies
b. 1905, Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, to Edwin James and Katie Martha (Hibner) Davies

Lawrence was a resident of Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana. He graduated from high school in 1914 and studied agriculture at Purdue University, but he left during his senior year (1916-17) to join the Army. He was assigned to the 8th U.S. Cavalry and served in Mexico in World War I. He was a career Army officer and retired after World War II as a colonel. During his service, he was stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas, and Monterey, California.

Lawrence and Katherine had no children and their marriage ended in divorce. He left Indiana and moved to Florida in 1964.

Submitted by:
Meredith Thompson
Avon IN
E-mail: mere@augustmoondesign.com