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John Edward Nicholson

John Edward Nicholson
birth: 25 Dec 1877, Russellville, Putnam County, Indiana to Benjamin B. Nicholson and Susan Ball
death: 21 Mar 1952, Aspinwall, O’Hara Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

m: 14 Mar 1901, Putnam County, Indiana
Daisy Olive Homan
birth: 23 Feb 1878, Russell Township, Putnam County, Indiana to George Waugh Homan and Nancy Burnside
death: 5 Sep 1956, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
burial: Portland Mills Cemetery, Parke County, Indiana

Children of John Edward Nicholson and Daisy Olive Homan:

  • Wallace Elto Nicholson (1902-1960) married Frieda Beeldt
  • Leona Perle Nicholson (1903-1962) married Harold Ray Slider
  • Maurice Edward Nicholson (1907-1982) married Helen Eugenia Maxwell
  • Donna Olive Nicholson (1912-1976) married Charles Thomas Faulkner

John lived in Russell Township, Putnam County from birth to early 1900’s and Indianapolis, Marion County from 1905 to 1914. He later moved to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

John was a carpenter and built houses in Indianapolis.  He served in the 503 Aero Sq. Air Svc. in World War I.  John and Daisy were divorced.

Submitted by:
David Nicholson

Maurice Edward Nicholson

Maurice Edward “Red” Nicholson
birth: 13 Mar 1907, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana to John Edward Nicholson and Daisy Olive Homan
death: 22 Jun 1982, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
burial: Memorial Park, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

Maurice and Helen Nicholson’s wedding picture

Maurice and Helen Nicholson’s wedding picture

marriage: 15 Jul 1931, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Helen Eugenia Maxwell birth: 28 Sep 1910, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio to Eugene Martin Maxwell and Maude Belle Parmer Maxwell
death: 13 May 1996, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

Maurice was a baker.  When he first went to Dayton, he worked at the White Baking Company breaking horses for the delivery routes.  He then went to Minneapolis to work in the large mills.  He continued to work in the baking industry in both Columbus, Springfield, and Dayton, Ohio, where he owned several bakeries and restaurants.  He was also owner of Maurice E. Nicholson Bakery Supplies. Maurice was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church in Indianapolis and Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton, Ohio.

Maurice lived in Indianapolis from 1907 to late 1920’s. He later lived in Dayton, Ohio (1930, 1937-1947); Minneapolis, Minnesota (1931-2); Columbus, Ohio (1933); Springfield, Ohio (1935); Clayton, Montgomery County, Ohio (1947-1982). Maurice and Helen had four children.  He never lost his love for his home state of Indiana.

Submitted by:
Terry Anne Nicholson
Email: tnicholson@woh.rr.com

Thomas William Appleberry Sitzler

Thomas William Appleberry Sitzler/Sistler
b. 5 February 1824, Harrison County, Indiana, to John and Mary Ann (Appleberry/Moyers?) Sitzler/Sistler
d. 1 March 1918, Pope County, Illinois

m. about 1845, Monroe County, Tennessee
Ruth Moab Holloway
b. about April 1824, Monroe County, Tennessee, to Minter and Margaret (Pate) Holloway
d. 29 December 1862, Pope County, Illinois

Children with Ruth Moab Holloway:
• John Minter (1846-bef. 1850)
• John Frederick (1847-1917) married (1) Buena Vista Reubel, (2) Mary M. Williams
• Margery “Martha” (1850-1924) married William Jefferson Rodgers
• Jacob E. (1850-1910) married Mary L. Paisley
• Thomas William Appleberry, II (1853-1932) married Mary Elizabeth Rexer
• Matthew Pate (1855-1935) married (1) Loretta Farmer, (2) CanZada “Sadie” Maxwell
• George Allen (1857-1944) married Ida [–?–]
• James McClelland (1862-1932) married Mary Melissa Brush

The first four children were born in Tennessee and the later ones in Illinois.

Submitted by:
Carol Sue Robinson
Klamath CA
E-mail: c.s.robinson@gmail.com

Zebulon Collins Smith

Zebulon Collins Smith
b. 20 October 1806, Kentucky
d. 26 November 1878, Corydon, Wayne County, Iowa

m/1. 2 June 1831, Monroe County, Indiana
Martha “Patsey” Finley

m/2. 6 June 1836, Monroe County, Indiana
Mary Ann “Polly” Moore
b. 22 October 1818, Lincoln County, Kentucky, to William and Ann (Inyart) Moore
d. 15 January 1914, Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa

Children with Martha Finley:
• Martha Jane (b. 1833) married Joseph Jefferson Maxwell

Children with Mary Ann Moore:
• John Moore (1839-1922) married Anna Maria Ralph
• Cynthia Ann (1841-1940) married Aaron Kennedy Ralph
• Mary McClelan (1843-1931) married Freeland Edwards
• William Henry (1846-1919) married Mary Elizabeth Miner
• Jacob Zebulon “Jake” (1850-1930) married Lydia Anne DeMar
• Reuben Jasper (1853-1925) married Mattie Matison
• Theodoria Ellen (b. 1856) married Frank Archer

It is unknown when Zebulon immigrated to Indiana; however he lived in Monroe County and, after his second marriage, in Orleans, Orange County, before emigrating in 1855 to Clark County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Mrs. Helen M. Fridblom
Lawrence KS

Harrison Lafayette Neely

Harrison Lafayette Neely
b. 22 July 1843, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, to Greenlief S. and Nancy (Lawrence) Neely
d. 19 April 1913, Granbury, Hood County, Texas

m. 13 September 1863, Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas
Algeronia L. Maxwell
b. 24 January 1844, Jefferson, Lost Creek County, Tennessee, to A. C. and Amanda B. (Fleming) Maxwell
d. 1 February 1921, Granbury, Hood County, Texas

Children with Algeronia L. Maxwell:
• Newton Randolph (1864-1887)
• Lucy Jane (1866-1885) married Sam Goodson
• Calvin Monroe (1868-1948) married Bessie Mullins
• Olivia Eva (1870-1963) married Eliab Lucas Cooper
• Mary Matilda (1872-1966) married James Wooten Dyer
• Greenlief S. “Leafy” (1875-1942) married Sue Dyer
• Mattie Lorina “Lora” (1879-1961) married William Webb Hudson
• Freddie (1881-1882)
• Lawrence Lafayette (1885-1962) married Stella Van Hoozer
• Rosalee (1887-1989) married Paul William Goff, Sr.

Harrison also lived in Boonville, Warrick County, Indiana, before his emigration from there in 1848.

Submitted by:
Gloria O. Kosco
Dallas TX

Greenlief S. Neely

Greenlief S. Neely
b. 20 April 1807, Montpelier, Caledonia County, Vermont, to Matthew and Hannah (Sabin) Neely
d. 16 November 1875, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Texas

m. 17 October 1830, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Nancy Lawrence
b. 1813/14, Lost Creek, Jefferson County, Tennessee, to Richard and Jane (Hammond) Lawrence
d. about 1892, Hopkins County, Texas

Children with Nancy Lawrence:
• Sarah Jane (b. ca. 1832-1885) married Sam H. Overall
• Matthew Hammond “Mack”(1836-1913) married (1) Eva A. Sanders, (2) Sarah Dowell, (3) Mrs. Tabitha Winton
• Mary Ann “Polly” (1838-1886) married George Bradley Merchant
• Randolph P. (b. ca. 1840-ca. 1865)
• Harrison Lafayette (1843-1913) married Algeronia L. Maxwell
• Reuben Monroe (1847-1901) married Josephine Huskey
• Hannah Elizabeth (1850-1902) married George F. Smith

Greenlief came to Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, about 1817. He also lived in Booneville, Warrick County, before leaving from there in 1848.

Submitted by:
Gloria O. Kosco
Dallas TX

Allen Eldon Maxwell

Allen Eldon Maxwell
b. 10 February 1830, Putnam County, Indiana, to John and Dorothy Maxwell
d. 25 September 1887, Union Grove, Gentry County, Missouri

m. 27 October 1853, Boone County, Iowa
Talitha Cagle
b. 1837, Clay County, Indiana
d. 8 July 1889, Gentry County, Missouri

Children with Talitha Cagle:
• Martha M. (1854-bef. 1862)
• Mary Ann (1862-1911)
• Andrew Johnson (1866-1940)
• Peter Sherman (1868-1910)
• Carrie Isabelle (1869-1948)
• Byrd Alonzo (1873-1941)
• Dora Etta (1875-1955)

The family left the state about 1851.

Submitted by:
Marilyn L. Elliott
Des Moines IA
E-mail: megeniehunt@aol.com

John William Christy

John William Christy
b. 10 March 1886, Hendricks County, Indiana, to Robert K. and Margaret (Moatt) Christy
d. 12 February 1924, Sadorus, Illinois

Loretta “Lori” Maxwell
b. to James R. and Mary E. (Hoffman) Maxwell

Children with Loretta Maxwell:

  • Clarence
  • [–?–] married W. D. O’Neal
  • [–?–] married Clarence Bateman
  • [–?–] married Ervin Lewis
  • [–?–] married H. H. Fisher
  • Mildred
  • Harold

John moved to Clay County, Illinois, with his parents during his boyhood days.

Submitted by:
Dawne Slater-Putt, from Clay County, Illinois, Roots, Fall 1993, p.49.