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Samuel Miles

Samuel Miles
birth: 17 March 1796 in Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky to Enos Miles and Anna Buchanan
death: 9 June 1876 in Bowling Green, Washington Twp, Clay, Indiana
burial: Bowling Green Cemetery, Bowling Green, Washington Twp, Clay, Indiana

marriage: 9 December 1824 in Parke, Indiana
Hannah Ghormley
birth: 23 March 1802 in Mifflin, Pennsylvania to James Isaac Ghormley and Elizabeth Cunningham
death: 18 August 1858 in Bowling Green, Washington Twp, Clay, Indiana
burial: Bowling Green Cemetery, Bowling Green, Washington Twp, Clay, Indiana

Children of Hannah Ghormley and Samuel Miles:

  • Jesse Miles 1825-?
  • Ann Miles 1826-1891 m. Lewis Rice
  • James Ghormley Miles 1827-1898 m. Susanna Wade
  • Enos C Miles 1829-1911 m. Caroline Baylis Osborn
  • Mary Ann Miles 1830-1900 m1 James Harvey McCoskey m2 Elijah Lindsey Ferguson m3 Hiram Braddy
  • Jane Miles 1831-1862 m. William Kelly Houston
  • William Hickson Miles 1833-1908 m. Melissa Moss
  • Henry Harrison Brown Miles 1835-1904 m. Parintha Clemons
  • Samuel Thompson Laverty Miles 1835-1904 m. Lucinda Buell

Ancestor here lived in:

  • 9 Dec 1824-1827, Parke, Indiana
  • 1829-1830 Vigo, Indiana
  • 1831-June 1876 Bowling Green, Washington Twp, Clay, Indiana

Ancestor also lived in: 

17 March 1796, in Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky

Other Information:


Submitted by:
Sharon Rice Barnes
Email: barnes@lclark.edu

Christopher Bayh

Christopher Bayh
birth: 22 Oct 1836 in Germany to George Adam and Friedrika Catharine (Grauf) Bayh
death:  30 Jan 1916 at Patricksburg, Owen Co., Indiana
burial: Combes Cemetery, Quincy, Owen Co., IN

marriage: 13 Oct 1867, Owen Co., IN
Christina Grauf
birth: 12 Dec 1840 in Germany
death: 28 August 1896
burial: Combes Cemetery, Quincy, Own Co., IN

Children of Christopher Bayh and Christina Grauf:

  • William F. Bayh, b. 1864, d. 1928, m. Quincy Moss, m. Katie
  • John A. Bayh, b. 1867, d. 1966, m. Lavada Dunkin
  • Carolina “Carrie” Bayh, b. 1870, d. 1942, m. Albert Roscoe “Ross” Schuh
  • Frederick C. Bayh, b. 1871, d. 1934, m. Metta Alice Evans
  • Henry Herman Bayh, b. 1876, d. 1947, m. Mary N. Stevenson, m. Emma
  • Charles Bayh, b. c1876, d. before 1916
  • Anna Bayh, b. 1879, m. Roscoe C. Toliver
  • Norma E. L. Bayh, b. 1885, d. 1956, m. Daniel O. Newport

Christopher Bayh Lived In:

Owen and Clay Counties

Other Information: He also lived briefly in New York after his arrival from Germany. There is no relation between this Indiana ancestor and the submitter.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

Henry B Gunsaullus

Henry B Gunsaullus
b. 16 November 1825, Richland County, Ohio, to Levi Alexander and Jane (Bodley) Gunsaullus
d. 6 January 1873, Bourbon County, Kansas

m. 30 May 1847, Salem Center, Steuben County, Indiana
Eunice W. Harris
b. 3 June 1827, Oneida, New York
d. 11 February 1908, Bourbon County, Kansas

Children with Eunice W. Harris:
• Levi Augustus (1848-1938) married Barbara Ellen Moss
• Alice Jane (1851-1920)
• Cordelia (1854-1904) (twin) married Lyman Hurlbut Tiffany
• Cornelia (b. 1854) (twin) married Hebron F. Ruble
• Frank Henry (1857-1937) married Sahara Isabel Fitzpatrick

Henry came to Steuben County, Indiana, about 1839 and left the state before 1860.

Submitted by:
Wilda Marshall Brown
Port Byron NY
E-mail: wBrown@ny.tds.net

Hiram Berkman

b. 6 June 1840, Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, to Christian and Elizabeth (Hopples) Berkman
d. 27 August 1910, Monroe County, Iowa

m/1. 15 March 1863, Decatur County, Indiana
Rachel Himelick
b. 11 August 1840, Indiana
d. 6 September 1879, Monroe County, Iowa

m/2. 17 October 1883, Iowa
Mary (or May) A. Funk, who survived him

Children with Rachel Himelick:

  • Mary Belle (d. 1944) married Thomas G. Henderson
  • Ellen (1867-1957) married Frederick D. Moss
  • Daniel (1870-1871)
  • George (1871-1954) married Vienna Swope
  • Lydia (1876-1876)

Hiram came to Jennings County, Indiana, in 1844 and was living in Westport, Decatur County, when the family moved to Iowa in 1869. In his early years, he taught school. About 1881 he was ordained to the ministry for the Church of the Brethren. The surname is also spelled Barrickman and Bergman

Submitted by:
Lori S. Ammerman
Scipio IN

George Joseph Byerly

George Joseph Byerly
b. 1799, Rowan County, North Carolina, to John David and Louisa (Lukenbill) Byerly
d. 24 March 1867, Albia, Monroe County, Iowa

m/1. 1818, North Carolina
Lydia Sappenfield
b. 1804, to Mattias and Secrist Sappenfield
d. about 1821

Children with Lydia Sappenfield:

  • David (1819-1870) married Susannah Myers
  • John Riley (1820-1904) married (1) Lydia Brock, (2) Josephine Dye

m/2. about 1822, Rowan County, North Carolina
Leah Sappenfield (twin sister of his first wife)
b. 1804, Rowan County, North Carolina
d. 12 February 1878, Albia, Monroe County, Iowa

Children with Leah Sappenfield:

  • Catherine (1824-1902) married (1) James Mottern, (2) Nicholas Mottern
  • Rachel (1826-1900) married Jesse Koonz
  • George Washington (1829-aft. 1909) married (1) Margaret H. Miller, (2) Mary J. [–?–]
  • William Mathias (1831-bef. 1909) married Elizabeth Amy [–?–]
  • Andrew J. (1833-1916) married (1) Sus. S. [–?–], (2) Mary Jane Burnside
  • Francis Marion (1835-1907) married Mary J. [–?–]
  • Mary Ann Lucy (1837-1873) married David Lanning
  • Jacob Mathias (1841-1930) married Arrilla Catherine Fall
  • Leah A. (1844-aft. 1909) married (1) Joel Peppin Fall, (2) John E. Bissell
  • Lydia L. (1844-aft. 1909) married Joshua A. Moss
  • Ephriam Melanchthon (1847-1935) married Minnie E. [–?–]

The family came to Greene Township, Parke County, Indiana, in 1828 and left in 1858. Members of this family have used various spellings: Byerly, Byerlee, Bierly, Birely, Byarley, Byerley, Byerly, Sappenfield,Zappenfeldt, Lukenbill, Lookabill, and Luckenbill.

Submitted by:
Lucy F. Katz
Long Beach CA

Roscoe Oliver Bailey

Roscoe Oliver Bailey
b. 29 January 1863, Putnam County, Indiana, to Henry C. and Caroline (Browning) Bailey
d. 13 June 1923, St. Louis, Missouri
m. 13 September 1882, Putnam County, Indiana

Emma Margarette “Maggie” Gorham
b. 31 March 1862, Putnam County, Indiana, to George and Emerine H. (Moss) Gorham
d. 15 September 1946, Hendricks County, Indiana

Children with Emma Margarette Gorham:

  • Ollie Blanche (1883-1958) married Joseph Alvin Chavis
  • Henry D. (1890-1957) married Marguerite Grimeler

After their children were born, Roscoe and Maggie Bailey emigrated from Indiana to St.
Louis County, Missouri. Maggie Gorham Bailey lived in St. Louis for about 15 years before returning to Indiana sometime after the death of her husband.

Submitted by:
Patricia Bishop Obrist
St. Charles MO