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Sofiah More

Sofiah More
b. 1 December 1801, Virginia, to John and Sarah (Gandy) More
d. 1879, possibly Grayson County, Texas

m. about 1821, probably Miami County, Ohio
John Beard
b. 21 September 1794, Virginia
d. 23 September 1854, Carroll County, Indiana

Children with John Beard:

  • John More (1823-1904) married (1) Lydia Brackney, (2) Rachel Smith
  • Permilla (1825-bef. 1850) married John Weldey
  • Sarah (1825-1912) married William Nice
  • Mary Jane (1827-1868) married John Edmond Mooney
  • Rachel (1829-1854) married James St. John
  • William (b. 1832) married (1) Phebe Ann Michaels, (2) Floretta Janan
  • Eli (1835-1925) married Mary Jane Hughes
  • Jemina (1838-1907) married Uriah Bates
  • Alexander (1840-1928) married Katherine Burkhalter

Sofiah immigrated to Indiana from Darke County, Ohio, in 1835 and emigrated from Carroll County, Indiana, to Grayson County, Texas, about 1875.

Submitted by:
Judith E. Svoboda
Longmont CO
E-mail: jzsvoboda@earthlink.net

Joseph Michaels

Joseph Michaels
b. 17 March 1822, Bavaria, Germany
d. 20 July 1878, Wayne County, Iowa

m. 23 May 1855, Fallen Tree Branch, Ripley County, Indiana
Margaret Salyers
b. 21 April 1834, Ripley County, Indiana, to George and Elizabeth (Moore) Salyers
d. 27 January 1913, Grant County, Oklahoma

Children with Margaret Salyers:

  • George Albert
  • John Fremont
  • Mary Elizabeth Ann
  • Rosalia M.
  • William Sherman
  • Charles Gregory
  • Ellen Francis

Joseph resided in two Indiana counties, Ripley and Ohio. He moved to Moline County, Illinois, about 1858.

Submitted by:
Betty Murphy Mabee
San Diego CA