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Julietta Cook

Julietta Cook
b. 28 November 1840, near New Point, Decatur County, Indiana, to Joseph Davis and Margaret Cook
d. 27 April 1923, near Great Falls, Montana

m/1. about 1861, probably Indiana
Frank Matthews
d. about 1869

m/2.
William Isaac Graham
b. 28 February 1840, Kentucky
d. before 1915, Fayette County, Indiana

Children with Frank Matthews:
• Louisa A. (1862-1914) married John Pleasant Meyers
• Horatio (1870-1880)

Children with William Isaac Graham:
• William Thomas (1874-1955) married Frances Celia Preston
• Mary Lillie (1876-1955) married James Edward Meyers
• Jerry Frank (1879-1915) married Ida [–?–]
• Margaret Ethel “Maggie” (1882-1957) married George Thomas Peters

On 7 June 1880, a tornado destroyed the home of Julietta and William Graham near Orange, Fayette County, Indiana, killing Julietta’s young son Horatio, and seriously injuring Julietta. Years later, when she was widowed for the second time, she went to live with her son Will near Great Falls, Montana, where she eventually died in 1923.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

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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

James Nelson Martin

James Nelson Martin
b. 2 July 1911 to Nelson Oscar Martin and Carrie Elizabeth Condra
d. 24 Nov 1995 at Washington, Daviess Co., IN
bur. The New Veal Creek Cemetery

James Nelson Martin

James Nelson Martin

m. 26 May 1934 at Lawrenceville, IL
Lena Nova Stafford
b. to James Morton Stafford and Flora Lenora Horrell

Children with Lena Nova Stafford (dates ommitted for children living as of date of publication):

  • James Lee Martin, m1. Anna Marie Matthews; m2. Penelope Miller
  • Arthur Irwin Martin, m. Judith Lynne Hill
  • Charles Nelson Martin (1940–1940)
  • Clair Cecil Martin, m1. Donna Jo Colbert; m2. Connie Kay Reed
  • Billy Jo Martin, m1. Carla Jeanne Wadsworth; m2. Brenda Lea Berhman
  • Thomas Ralph Martin, m. Karen Lynn Burris
  • John Wayne Martin (1950–1950)

James Nelson Martin lived in Washington, Indiana, for most of his life. He and Lena lived on property previously owned by her father, James Morton Stafford.

Submitted by:
Phillip L. Martin (PYR@WOH.RR.com)
Monclova, OH

Julie Etta Cook

Julie Etta Cook
b. 28 November 1840, near New Point, Decatur County, Indiana, to Joseph and Margaret (Cook) Davis
d. 27 April 1923, near Great Falls, Montana

m/1. about 1861, Indiana
Frank Matthews
d. 1869(?)

m/2. 7 May 1872, Rush County, Indiana
William Isaac “Bill” Graham
b. 28 February 1840, Kentucky
d. before 1915, probably Fayette County, Indiana

Children with Frank Matthews:

  • Louisa A. (1862-1914) married John Pleasant Meyers
  • Horatio (1870-1880)

Children with William Isaac Graham:

Julie was seriously injured and her son, Horatio, was instantly killed when a tornado destroyed their home at Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, in June 1880.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

William Townsend

William Townsend
b. 5 May 1809, Indiana or Kentucky, to Moses and Abigail (Matthews) Townsend
d. 19 January 1878, Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa

m. 15 October 1829, Harrison County, Indiana
Christena Boyer
b. 1 May 1811, Kentucky
d. 25 June 1907, Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa

Children with Christena Boyer:

  • James (1830-1915) married Mary Ellen Hicks
  • Julia Ann (1832-1888) married Norris Herbert
  • John (1833-1912) married Mary Ellen Davis
  • George (1834-1837 or 1843)
  • Mary Jane (1838-1915) married (1) William A. Stine, (2) [–?–] Leathers
  • William Thomas (1840-1853)
  • Elizabeth (1842-1843)
  • Joseph Boyer (1843-1923) married (1) Isabel Bradbury, (2) Mary Boatman Martin
  • Clark (1846-1853)
  • Henry (1847-1933) married Sarah Delilah Bazter
  • Alexander M. (1849-1906) married (1) Catherine Lowe, (2) Mary Elizabeth Dwyer
  • Matilda Eveline (1852-1932) married Isaac Herbert

William immigrated from Indiana to Illinois in 1852; later he moved to Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa. William was a farmer, broom maker, and basket weaver.

Submitted by:
Ruth Townsend
Sheridan WY

Elizabeth Rarrick

Elizabeth Rarrick
b. 7 December 1784, New Jersey, to Henry and Elizabeth (Roods) Rarrick
d. 12 November 1877, Monticello, Jones County, Iowa

m/1. 26 March 1801, Morris County, New Jersey
John Morss/Mors
b. 25 June 1780, Cayuga County, New York, to Benjamin and Irena (Mead) Morss

m/2. 1819
Benjamin Crouch
b. about 1776, Massachusetts
d. 1856, probably St. Joseph County, Indiana

Children with John Morss:

  • Anna B. (1802-1829)
  • Henry D. (1803-1817)
  • Elizabeth (1806-1896) married Chauncy Mead
  • Benjamin (1808-1892) married Sophronia Mead
  • Simeon (b. 1811) married Jane Manliff
  • John (1813-1814)
  • David A. (1815-1909) married Moriah Carpenter
  • Daniel (1818-1903) married Sarah Nancy Milliken

Children with Benjamin Crouch:

  • Ephraim (1821-1845)
  • Eleazer (1824-1892) married (1) Lucinda Matthews, (2) Ann Maria Wells
  • Nathan (b. 1827) married Susan Tracy

Elizabeth was one of eight children. She moved to Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, where she resided with her daughter Elizabeth (Morss) Mead until her death.

Submitted by:
Barbara Taylor Szabo
Osceola IN

Eleazer Crouch

Eleazer Crouch
b. 13 March 1824, Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Benjamin and Elizabeth (Rarrick) Crouch
d. 12 January 1892, Muskegon County, Michigan

m/1. 17 November 1842, Dearborn County, Indiana
Lucinda Matthews
b. 2 September 1824, Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Jonas D. and Susannah (Milliken) Matthews
d. 18 May 1858, Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, of consumption

m/2. 4 April 1859, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Ann Marie Wells
d. 13 December 1883, Hastings, Barry County, Michigan

Children with Lucinda Matthews:

  • Mary E. (b. 1846) married John J. Trego
  • Susan C. (b. 1848) married G. H. Hutchinson
  • Ephraym (1849–1850)
  • Eliza A. (b. 1850) married Ruben M. Hall in 1869
  • Flora A. (1853–1896) married Charles K. Beam in 1869
  • Norman Eddy (1855–1945) married Mary Mae Norter in 1886

Children with Ann Marie Wells:

  • Nellie
  • perhaps others

All of Eleazer’s family settled in Michigan in 1859 after his second marriage, with the
exception of Flora and Norman. Eleazer and Ann Marie and his daughters Mary (Crouch) Trego and Susan (Crouch) Hutchinson settled in Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, while Eliza (Crouch) Hall went to Muskegon and Nellie resided in Three Rivers, Michigan.

Submitted by:
Barbara Taylor Szabo
Osceola IN