Tag Archives: McCammon

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra “Ed” Smith
b. 29 Oct 1891 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
d. 3 July 1978 Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Clear Creek Cemetery, Monroe Co., Indiana

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra Smith gravestone

James Ezra Smith gravestone

m. 25 June 1908 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
Cemilda Jane “Millie” Kinser
b. 14 August 1892 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
d. 12 July 1971 Indian Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Clear Creek Cemetery Monroe Co., Indiana

Children with Cemilda Jane Kinser

  • Hershel (1908-1982) m1.) Helen Cuttright; m2.) Alma Bald
  • Vannie (1910-1995) m1.) Stacy White m2.) Frank Nethery
  • Dasel (1911-1979) m. Lori Shields
  • Lucille (1913-1989) m. Clarence Edward McCammon
  • James (1918-1998) m. Dorothy Waterford
  • Margaret (1922-1995) m. Herbert Dick
  • Joan (1929-) m1.) Louis Treman; m2.) Bill Fleetwood

“Ed” was the son of General Jackson Smith and Ada Norman. He spent his entire lift in Indiana and worked as a farmer and also in the stone quarries of Monroe Co. He married Cemilda “Millie” Kinser who was the daughter of William Manson Kinser and Elva Hawkins. They are buried together at the Clear Creek Cemetery in Monroe County.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net

Stokly D. Vaughn

Stokly (or Stokely) D. Vaughn
b. 26 June 1830* Hawkins Co., Tennessee [*obit says b. 1831]
d. 8 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

m. 26 July 1850, Brown Co., Indiana
Amanda Sullivan
b. 9 Nov 1934 Johnson Co., Indiana
d. 13 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

Children with Amanda Sullivan

  • William Clinton (1851-1912) m. Emma Upton
  • Margaret Ann (1853-1927) m. Isaac Fish
  • Srepta Jane (1855-1933) m. Joshua Waldrip
  • Mary Matilda (1857-1917) m. John Bodenhamer
  • Nancy Catharine (1859-1878) m. Charles Riley McCammon
  • James Ervin (1861-1907) m. Josie Sherlock
  • Eli Wilson (1866-1922) m. Mary Vaughn
  • Cyrus Douglas (1868-1944) m. Elizabeth Norman
  • Marinda Ellen (1870-1952) m. Dalton Clark
  • Susan Eunice (1871-1905) m. Sherman Deckard
  • Flora Belle (1875-1962) m. John Fender
  • Charles Roscoe (1876-1896)

David was the son of Wilson Vaughn and Nancy Bowlen. He married Amanda Sullivan who was the daughter of William Sullivan and Nancy Anna Rogers. He came to Indiana about 1849 with his mother, three brothers, and a sister. They initially settled in Brown Co., Indiana where David and his wife, Amanda, met and were married. Before moving to Lawrence County, they settled in Jackson County. David worked as a carpenter, was a member of the local Methodist church, and served as a Justice of the Peace. His obituary and death notice appeared in a number of local papers including the Bloomington Telephone and the Bedford Daily Mail, both describing David and his family as pioneers of the county. He died at the age of 85.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net

Lawrence Morton McCammon

Lawrence Morton McCammon
b. 17 June 1878 Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana to Charles Riley McCammon and Nancy Caroline Vaughn
d. 15 April 1938 Sanders, Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Lucas Cemetery, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana

Lawrence Morton McCammon

Lawrence Morton McCammon

m/1. 18 August 1898 Monroe Co., Indiana
Mary Ellen Deckard
b. 20 Jan 1878 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana to King Anthony “Mon” Deckard and Nancy C. Clendenin
d. 19 July 1962 Sanders, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Lucas Cemetery, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana

m/2. 1931 Monroe Co., Indiana
Emma Garner
Divorced 27 Dec 1932

Children:

  • Charles Clinton McCammon (1899-1967) m. Hulda Curry
  • Clara Jane McCammon (1901-2001) m. Warren Wisley
  • Maggie Pearl McCammon (1903-1920)
  • Clarence Edward McCammon (1910-1989) m. Lucille Smith
  • Harley Gilbert McCammon (1913-1975) m. Irene Sowders
  • Earl Millard McCammon (1915-1979) m. Lois Jean Jones
  • James Hoyd McCammon (1918-1990) m. Ivonne Hays
  • (also, two stillborn infants; one in 1907, the other in 1921)

Though he was born in Lawrence County, Lawrence spent most of his life in Monroe County, where he was employed in the limestone industry. An injury to his leg caused his retirement and, according to his obituary in the Bloomington Daily Telephone, brought complications leading to his death in 1938.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net

Clarence Edward McCammon

Clarence Edward McCammon
b. 11 December 1910, Monroe County, Indiana, to Lawrence Morton and Mary Ellen (Deckard) McCammon
d. 9 August 1989, Monroe County, Indiana
bur. Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana

Clarence Edward McCammon

Clarence Edward McCammon

m. 8 December 1933, Owen County, Indiana
Lucille Smith
b. 23 May 1913, Monroe County, Indiana, to James Ezra And Cemilda Jane (Kinsel) Smith
d. 25 September 1989, Monroe County, Indiana
bur. Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana

Children with Lucille Smith:

  • Mobie Lew (b. 1934) married Doris Joan Moore
  • Monty Gene (1937-1991) married Judith Worley

Clarence was born in Clear Creek Township, Monroe County, Indiana. After marriage, he and his family continued to live in Clear Creek Township until 1947 when they purchased a small farm in Indian Creek Township. He spent most of his life working in the limestone industry and retired as a foreman for Woolery Stone Company. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served with the Corps of Engineers in Europe. He died in 1989, in Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, and is buried there.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccommon@comcast.net