Tag Archives: Madden

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

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Charles Davis Albert

Charles Davis Albert
b. 6 March 1859, New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, to John and Julia (Davis) Albert
d. 18 July 1916, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

m.
Margaret May Madden
b. 17 April 1868, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, to Cornelius and Nancy (Lowry) Madden
d. 19 December 1949, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Children with Margaret May Madden:

  • John Alexander, aka Charles John (1904-1959) married (1) Marion M. Saville, (2) Lucile Fern Adys Heflen

The Albert family was in Indiana before 1859 when Charles Davis was born. The house where the family lived in New Albany was torn down to make room for the interstate highway. Charles’ father, John Albert, had a store on Main Street and was a charter member of the Pawnee Red Men.

Charles was an assistant ticket receiver for the Penn. Lines West in 1886, and then a ticket agent for M K & T Railroad at Fort Worth. By 1890, he was a ticket agent for Rock Island Railroad; later a passenger agent for Santa Fe Railroad in Chicago, and finally, an agent for the Milwaukee Railroad in Chicago.

Submitted by:
Dianne Albert Herschelman
Sun City AZ
E-mail: dahersch@cox.net

Fred Merton Ray

Fred Merton Ray
b. 11 February 1882, Shawswick, Lawrence County, Indiana, to Thomas and Susan (Kern) Ray
d. 29 May 159, Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho

m. 1 June 1900, Malad City, Oneida County, Idaho
Rachel Jones
b. 12 May 1884, Malad City, Oneida County, Idaho
d. 26 September 1963, Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho

Children with Rachel Jones:

  • Ralph (b. 1911)
  • Helen (b. 1913) married [–?–] Madden

Fred emigrated from Lawrence County, Indiana, to Malad City, Oneida County, Idaho, in 1904. He taught school in Malad City in 1904 and then left to attend medical school at Northwestern University. He was a graduate of the University of Idaho school of Pharmacy and completed graduate medical studies in Vienna, Austria. He practiced for several years in Portland, Oregon, before joining his brother Dailey in his practice in Pocatello, Idaho. During World War I, he served as a captain in the medical corps.

Submitted by:
Ruth Ray Edwards
Cincinnati OH