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William Vincent Tratebas

William Vincent Tratebas
b. 10 May 1839, Westchester Township, Porter Counter, Indiana, to Edmund and Hannah (Thomas) Tratebas
d. 6 March 1909, Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois

m. 13 December 1868, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
Harriet Arvilla Sanders
b. 23 March 1851, Berrien Springs, Berrien County, Michigan
d. 14 January 1927, Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia

Children with Harriet Arvilla Sanders:

  • Joseph Norman (1869-1942) married Estella Ann Crawford
  • Lovinna Irene (1872-1958)
  • Edmund A. (1876-1951)
  • Emma Jean (1880-1958) married Arthur A. Muller

William’s father, Edmund, was born in France, but was in the United States by 1834, when he married Hannah Thomas in Ohio. They moved to Porter County, Indiana, and Edmund is buried as a pioneer in the Chesterton Cemetery in Porter County.

A further documentation of this family can be found at the Allen County Public Library as well as in various other libraries around the state. The history of two mills in Porter County, which were the occupations of John Tratebas, I and John Tratebas, II, are included in this family history.

Submitted by:
Gladys M. Tratebas
Helmsburg IN
E-mail: tratebas@aol.com

James Stanford Arthur

JAMES STANFORD ARTHUR
b. 25 January 1856, Jackson County, Indiana, to William and Cynthia (Ingle) Arthur
d. 15 February 1933, Deer Lodge, Powell County, Montana

m. 13 March 1876, Jackson County, Indiana
Elizabeth Celestine Hunsucker
b. 26 December 1860, Jackson County, Indiana, to Enock Henry and Mary Ann (Brown) Hunsucker
d. 8 August 1946, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Children with Elizabeth Celestine Hunsucker:

  • Charles (d. 1927)
  • Edward “Curt” (1877-1963) married Ellen Sunburg
  • Myrtle (b. 1878) married Wallace Richardson
  • Fred (1884-1967) married Mary Fish
  • John Chester (1886-1920) married Olive Muller
  • Rosezetta (1887-1891)
  • Minnie Geneva (1889-1963) married Alexander H. Mootz
  • William “Bill” (1891-1966) married Marie Hill
  • Maude (1892-1952) married Charles E. Sollin
  • Orville Norman (1897-1950) married (1) Mabel Erickson, (2) Myrtle Dawson
  • Martha (1901-1966) married Eugene H. Roger
  • Galays Dorothy married Howard Dewitt
  • Hazel Marie (1907-1960) married Earl Meade

James left Jackson County, Indiana, between 1878 and 1884. He homesteaded in Minnesota, then he farmed and ranched in the Richey area of northeastern Montana.

Submitted by:
Sharon Kay Arthur Knapp
Superior MT