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George Fraim

George Fraim
birth: 17 Feb 1799, Bullitt County, Kentucky to Archibald Fraime and Nancy Watson
death: 14 Dec 1842, Martin County, Indiana
burial: Brooks Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana

marriage: 10 Sep 1820, Bullitt County, Kentucky
Nancy Watson
birth: 27 Feb 1795, Pennsylvania
death: 10 Aug 1863, Martin County, Indiana
burial: Brooks Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana

Children of George Fraim and Nancy Watson:

  • Elvira, 1825-?, m. Johnson Singleton
  • William Harrison, 1827-1850; m. Mary Selenia Taylor
  • Kesiah, 1827-ca. 1851, m. Peter Quick
  • James Franklin, 1829-?
  • Thomas Logan, 1831-?
  • Elvis Lynch, 1833-? m. Margaret C. Meek
  • Armaduke Moses Jr., 1834-1895, m. Flora Jane Love
  • Nancy Jane, 1837-1918, m. Francis Ruggles

George platted a large section of Mt. Pleasant and sold plots. He was a merchant.

George lived in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Hindostin and Mt. Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

William “Henderson” Lewelling

William “Henderson” Lewelling
b. 23 April 1809/10, Randolph County, North Carolina, to Meshach (1787-1840) and Jane (1789-1835) (Brookshire) Lewelling
d. 28 December 1878, San Jose, Alameda County, California

m/1. 30 December 1830, Henry County, Indiana
Jane Elizabeth Presnall
b. 8 April 1815, Randolph County, North Carolina, to John and Hannah (Littler) Presnall
d. 7 March 1851, Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Oregon

m/2. 27 June 1851
Phoebe Eddy Grimes

m/3.
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m/4.
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Children with Jane Elizabeth Presnall:
• Alfred William (1831-1904) married Mary Elizabeth Campbell
• Mary (1833-1850) married William Meek
• Asenath (1834-1875) married John Bozarth
• Rachel “Hattie” (1837-1917/19) married (1) Seth Eddy, (2) Henry Charles Wilson
• Jane Harriet (1839-1872) married Henry Welch Eddy
• Hannah (1841-1917) married (1) Walter Wood, (2) William Bradbury, (3) Col. A. P. Hawes
• Levi (1843-1877) married Emma Eaton
• Albert (1845-1883) married Mary Gardener
• Oregon Columbia (1847-1912) married Emily Jane Norris
• Eliza Anne (1849-aft. 1925) married Isaac Wood

Henderson came to Indiana in 1822 with his father. He was in the nursery business with his brother John while in Indiana. He moved to near Salem, Iowa, by 1837 and opened a nursery there.

After reading of Lewis and Clark’s adventures, he was determined to leave Iowa. In 1847, he took his cargo of living trees across the plains and over the Rocky Mountains to the Willamette Valley, the first cultivated or grafted fruit to reach the Pacific Northwest.

Submitted by:
Jacqueline Frank Strickland
Rockwall TX

Edwin Hiram Clark

EDWIN HIRAM CLARK
b. 24 June 1859, St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota
d. 13 June 1945, Norfolk, Princess Anne County, Virginia

m.
Leeta Bannon
b. 8 August 1871, Pine Village, Warren County, Indiana
d. 31 July 1920, Oxford, Benton County, Indiana

Children with Leeta Bannon:

  • Glenn R. (1897-1962) married (1) Catherine Matilda Morse, (2) Mrs. Belle Meek
  • Perry Edwin (1899-1955) married (1) Mary Ellen McDaniel, (2) Betty Jean Severance Montgomery
  • Irma (b. 1901) married Sidney Baker

Edwin was a carpenter and telephone electrician. He lived in Warren and Benton counties in Indiana for most of his life. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. in Oxford. The family was in Minnesota at the time of its 1857 territorial census. His body was returned to Oxford, Indiana, for burial.

Submitted by:
Barbara Clark Myall
Goleta CA