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Lot Wright

Lot Wright
b. 1811, Pennsylvania
d. 20 October 1889, Jenny Lind, Calaveras County, California

m. 5 March 1833, Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana
Mary Martin
b. 10 June 1809, Kentucky, to Micajah and Mary Martin
d. 4 October 1859, Center Township, Hancock County, Indiana

Children with Mary Martin:
• Micajah M. (1834-bef. 1910) married Mary E. [–?–] (1834-bef. 1900)
• Ethan W. “Will” (b. ca. 1836-bef. 1860)
• Daniel Gard (1838-1913) married (1) Emily Lenora Butler (1846-1875), (2) Sarah Ann Davis (1859-1930)
• John Simeon “Sim” (1840-1919) married (1) Susan
Franklin (1840-1897), (2) Lizzie Shaffer (b. 1850)
• Mary J. (1842-1869) married (1) George W. Richardson, (2) William F. Barnard
• Jehu L. (b. 1844)
• Addison F. (1848-bef. 1930) married Mary R. Gant (b. ca. 1851-aft. 1930)

Lot purchased property in Hancock County, Indiana, in 1832 at age 21. The family moved to Preble County, Ohio, in 1840 and came back to Hancock County, Indiana, in 1848 to resume farming. After his wife died, he sold everything and left the state. He was living in Colorado in 1861. After moving to California, he was a blacksmith with his son Dan.

Submitted by:
Beth Wright Pany
Livingston TX
E-mail: pany@att.net

Aurilla Bland Poland/Polen

Aurilla BLand Poland/Polen
b. 15 April 1870, Azalia, Bartholomew County, Indiana, to Clyde Washington and Elmira Elizabeth (Herod Betts) Poland/Polen
d. 19 October 1956, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

m. 15 August 1889, Azalia, Bartholomew County, Indiana
John Andrew Martin
d. 22 October 1930, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Children with John Andrew Martin:
• Washington Glenn

Aurilla lived in Azalia, Bartholomew County, and Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, before emigrating to Los Angeles, California.

Submitted by:
Betty Louise Polen Schlechte
Alton IL

John Martin

John Martin
b. 9 August 1872, Rolling Prairie, LaPorte County, Indiana, to Jacob Stewart and Susan Jane (Martin) Martin
d. 9 August 1935, Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska

m. 24 December 1892, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Caroline Hoeppner
b. 6 March 1873, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
d. 11 December 1951, Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa

Children with Caroline Hoeppner:
• Walter J.
• Leta married [–?–] Kavan

It is unknown when John left Indiana for Nebraska.

Submitted by:
Mary Jane Martin Richardson
Phoenix AZ

John Homer Lee

John Homer Lee
b. 31 August 1849, Knoxville, Jefferson County, Ohio, to William (1829-1909) and Mary A. (1829-1912) (Adams) Lee
d. 20 December 1898, Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois

m/1. 9 March 1873, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana
Rebecca Adaline Mitchell
b. 30 December 1845, Parke County, Indiana, to William Durrow (1818-1898) and Sarah Foster (1818-1857) (Martin) Mitchell
d. 9 January 1879, Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois

m/2.
Julia Dove Cain

Children with Rebecca Adaline Mitchell:
• James William Reeder (1874-1896)
• Barthenia Rose (b. 1875) married Asa Parker
• John Baker (1877-1955) married Dollie Dorris

Children with Julia Dove Cain:
• Harry Caine (1888-1959) married Beatrice Crabtree

John came to Monroe County, Indiana, from Rockville, Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1869 with his parents and siblings. He left from Parke County, Indiana, to Mitchelsville, Saline County, Illinois, in 1877. He was a doctor in Harrisburg, Illinois. John served in Company G, 13th Regiment of Ohio Cavalry during the Civil War; his papers list his name as Homer J. Lee.

Submitted by:
Susan Lee Cook
San Diego CA

James Andrew Cunningham

James Andrew Cunningham
b. 30 August 1842, Daviess County, Indiana, to William R. Cunningham
d. 10 May 1923, El Campo, Wharton County, Texas

m. 23 May 1868, Daviess County, Indiana
Martha A. Martin
b. 18 April 1851, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Sarah A. (Darrall) Martin
d. 17 May 1917, St. Louis, Missouri

Children with Martha A. Martin:

  • Joseph Douglas (1870-1928) married Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Ellis
  • Charles Sidney (1873-1946) married (1) Daisy Ann McDonald, (2) Mazelle Server, (3) Emma Elizabeth Shields Holden
  • Samuel (b. 1878)
  • Verna “Vernie” (b. 1879) married William Earl McKiddy
  • Lenora Maude (1887-1968) married Harry Eugene Harder

James was living in Madison Township, Daviess County, Indiana in 1850. They left the state sometime after 1868. All their children were born in Missouri. Martha was also married to Frank Ross.

Submitted by:
Charles L. Cunningham, Jr.
Houston TX
E-mail: clc@flash.net

Paul Rhea Cook

Paul Rhea Cook
b. 11 August 1887, Liberty Mills, Wabash County, Indiana, to Michael and Alice J. (Martin) Cook
d. 30 November 1945, Welland, Ontario, Canada

m/1. 1913
Blanche Kissinger
divorced.

m/2. 30 October 1920, Ottawa, Canada
Rose Franey

Children with Rose Franey:

  • Michael
  • Freida
  • John
  • Paul

The family came to Indiana from Phillipsburg, Montgomery County, Ohio, in 1843 and resided in Liberty Mills, Wabash County, Indiana, before moving in 1918.

Submitted by:
Sharon Murphy
Cambridge Ontario, Canada

Cletus Joseph Matthews

Cletus Joseph Matthews
b. 28 Jul 1904 at Daviess Co., IN to Alphonsus James Matthews and Mary Scholastica Disser
d. 24 Aug 1970 at Tell City, IN
bur. St. John’s Cemetery, Washington, IN

Cletus Matthews

Cletus Matthews

m. 28 Sept 1929 at Indianapolis, IN
Retha Eugena Bedwell
b. 26 Oct 1912 at Sullivan, IN to Claude C. Bedwell and Sarah Emaline Hardisty
d. 21 Mar 1994 at Washington, IN
bur. St. John’s Cemetery, Washington, IN

Children with Retha Eugena Bedwell (dates omitted for children living as of date of publication):

  • Norman Eugene Matthews, m. Catherine Rose Obrien
  • Veronica May Matthews (1933–1951)
  • Ann Marie Matthews, m. James Lee Martin
  • Regina Rose Matthews, m. Charles Maurice Shimer
  • Monica Fay Matthews, m. Larry Eugene Mattingly
  • Cletus Joseph Matthews, Jr (1946–2003), m. Ruth Ann Dugan
  • Edward Thomas Matthews, m. Theresa Ann Deitz

Cletus Joseph Matthews lived in Daviess County all of his life. His parents’ family homestead was located on what is now Boggs Creek Lake in Barr Township.

Submitted by:
Phillip Martin
Monclova, OH
PYR@woh.rr.com