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Argus Luster Ormsby

Argus Luster Ormsby
birth: 18 Feb 1894 in Wells Co., IN to Alonzo Eugene Ormsby and Mary Elizabeth Archbold
death: 24 Nov 1967, at Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
burial: Prospect Cemetery, Ossian, Wells Co., IN

marriage: 15 Jan 1920, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
Leona Sophia Gallets
birth: 29 Nov 1898, at Alleghany Co., NY to Marcus H Gallets and Phoebe Mary Green
death: 29 Oct 1968, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
burial: Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN

marriage: 21 Apr 1924 in Michigan City, LaPorte Co., IN
Hattie Mary Buerkley
birth: 9 Jan 1897, Payne, Paulding Co., OH to Joseph and Mary E (Matthews) Buerkley
death: 5 Mar 1940, Richmond, Wayne Co., IN
burial: Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN

marriage: common law marriage
Edna Chloe Mann
birth: 8 Dec 1914, Darke Co., OH to William Harvey and Sarah Catherine (Wise) Mann
death: 20 May 2003, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
burial: Prospect Cemetery, Ossian, Wells Co., IN

Children of  Argus Luster Ormsby and Leona Sophia Gallets:

  • Mary Carol Ormsby, b. 1918, d. 2013, m. (1) Kenneth Merriman Smith, (2) Donald Charles Fechner

Children of  Argus Luster Ormsby and Hattie Mary Buerkley:

  • Waneta Rae Ormsby, b. 4 Aug 1924, d. Living, m. (1) John Pershing McConnehey, (2) Samuel Forrester Cummick
  • Infant Son Ormsby, b. 4 Jun 1928, d. 4 Jun1928

Children of  Argus Luster Ormsby and Edna Chloe Mann:

  • Catherine Elizabeth Ormsby, b. 17 Dec 1935, Darke Co., OH, d. Living, m (1) Philip Jerome Wilson, (2) Francis William Merritt , (3) Ivan Harold Hurless, (4) Kenneth Alan Williams
  • Judith Elaine Ormsby, b 10 Jan 1941, Fort Wayne, Allen Co. IN, d. Living, m. Robert Erwin Richter
  •  Nancy Lou Ormsby. b. 24 Jun 1942, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN, d. Living, m. Keith Allan Henninger

 Argus Luster Ormsby lived in:

  • Ossian Wells County, Indiana
  • Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Judith E Ormsby Richter
Email: judyri@ligtel.com

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James Vance Bunten

James Vance Bunten
b. 16 December 1816, Mercer County, Kentucky, to William and Leannah (Wilson) Bunten
d. 16 July 1875, Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri

m. 19 October 1841, Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri
Ursula Flanary
b. 4 December 1820, Virginia
d. 10 September 1883, Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri

Children with Ursula Flanary:

  • Mary Ann (1842-1848)
  • Sarah Jane (1844-1848)
  • John F. (1846-1875) married Sallie Merritt
  • Susan S. (1848-1886) married John Wiley Worrel
  • William (1850-1930) married Alta Marlotte
  • James Marion (1852-1917) married Mary B. Nettie Jenkins
  • Henry Clay (1854-1869)
  • George Washington (1855-1856)
  • Martha Lee (1857-1879)
  • Thomas Green (1858-1943) married Dora Emma Gardner
  • Benjamin Franklin (1863-1864)

James Vance Bunten’s father, William Bunten, left Kentucky, James’s birthplace, due to his antipathy to slavery. James V. Bunten resided at Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, and moved in 1841 to Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Boris N. Bulatkin
Wichita KS