Tag Archives: Norman

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra “Ed” Smith
b. 29 Oct 1891 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
d. 3 July 1978 Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Clear Creek Cemetery, Monroe Co., Indiana

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra Smith gravestone

James Ezra Smith gravestone

m. 25 June 1908 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
Cemilda Jane “Millie” Kinser
b. 14 August 1892 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
d. 12 July 1971 Indian Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Clear Creek Cemetery Monroe Co., Indiana

Children with Cemilda Jane Kinser

  • Hershel (1908-1982) m1.) Helen Cuttright; m2.) Alma Bald
  • Vannie (1910-1995) m1.) Stacy White m2.) Frank Nethery
  • Dasel (1911-1979) m. Lori Shields
  • Lucille (1913-1989) m. Clarence Edward McCammon
  • James (1918-1998) m. Dorothy Waterford
  • Margaret (1922-1995) m. Herbert Dick
  • Joan (1929-) m1.) Louis Treman; m2.) Bill Fleetwood

“Ed” was the son of General Jackson Smith and Ada Norman. He spent his entire lift in Indiana and worked as a farmer and also in the stone quarries of Monroe Co. He married Cemilda “Millie” Kinser who was the daughter of William Manson Kinser and Elva Hawkins. They are buried together at the Clear Creek Cemetery in Monroe County.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net


Stokly D. Vaughn

Stokly (or Stokely) D. Vaughn
b. 26 June 1830* Hawkins Co., Tennessee [*obit says b. 1831]
d. 8 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

m. 26 July 1850, Brown Co., Indiana
Amanda Sullivan
b. 9 Nov 1934 Johnson Co., Indiana
d. 13 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

Children with Amanda Sullivan

  • William Clinton (1851-1912) m. Emma Upton
  • Margaret Ann (1853-1927) m. Isaac Fish
  • Srepta Jane (1855-1933) m. Joshua Waldrip
  • Mary Matilda (1857-1917) m. John Bodenhamer
  • Nancy Catharine (1859-1878) m. Charles Riley McCammon
  • James Ervin (1861-1907) m. Josie Sherlock
  • Eli Wilson (1866-1922) m. Mary Vaughn
  • Cyrus Douglas (1868-1944) m. Elizabeth Norman
  • Marinda Ellen (1870-1952) m. Dalton Clark
  • Susan Eunice (1871-1905) m. Sherman Deckard
  • Flora Belle (1875-1962) m. John Fender
  • Charles Roscoe (1876-1896)

David was the son of Wilson Vaughn and Nancy Bowlen. He married Amanda Sullivan who was the daughter of William Sullivan and Nancy Anna Rogers. He came to Indiana about 1849 with his mother, three brothers, and a sister. They initially settled in Brown Co., Indiana where David and his wife, Amanda, met and were married. Before moving to Lawrence County, they settled in Jackson County. David worked as a carpenter, was a member of the local Methodist church, and served as a Justice of the Peace. His obituary and death notice appeared in a number of local papers including the Bloomington Telephone and the Bedford Daily Mail, both describing David and his family as pioneers of the county. He died at the age of 85.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net

Logan D. Mitchell

Logan D. Mitchell
b. 4 June 1864, Heltonville, Lawrence County, Indiana, to Alexander (1832-1879) and Susannah (Norman) (1840-1917) Mitchell
d. 18 July 1944, Jackson County, Kansas

m. 14 May 1890, Whiting, Jackson County, Kansas
Anna “Annie” Moore
b. 8 January 1867, Miami County, Kansas
d. 4 June 1909, Geary, Blaine County, Oklahoma

Children with Anna “Annie” Moore:

  • Grace (1891-1892)
  • Frank (1892-bef. 1909)
  • Harry (1894-aft. 1910)
  • Thomas A. (1897-aft. 1944)

Logan left Indiana (the only one of his siblings to leave the Hoosier state) sometime between 1880 and 1890. He married in Jackson County, Kansas, in 1890, and his children were born there, but by 1900, they were in Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, where he worked for the railroad. After his wife died in Blaine County, Oklahoma, in 1909, he returned to Jackson County, Kansas with his youngest son and moved in with a relative.

Family tradition said Logan had to leave Indiana because of a fight while playing cards. In a photo, his right arm appears to be damaged or paralyzed.

Submitted by:
Meredith Thompson
Avon IN
E-mail: mere@augustmoondesign.com

Stephen Norman

Stephen Norman
b. 6 January 1806, Virginia, to James and Margaret Norman
d. 28 July 1879, Sewal, Wayne County, Iowa

m. 12 December 1822, Lewis County, Virginia
Francis Elenora Pritchett
b. 6 April 1801, Virginia
d. 10 April 1868

Children with Francis Elenora Pritchett:

  • James
  • Sarah Ann
  • George
  • Elizabeth
  • Susannah
  • Joseph
  • Lemual Marshall
  • Jane
  • Eliza
  • Mariah
  • Saul
  • Mary C.
  • Martha W.
  • Stephen
  • Samuel Asa
  • Nancy Lenory
  • Enos W.

Stephen emigrated late in the 1850’s or early 1860’s from Indiana to Sewal, Wayne County, Iowa. He was a Methodist minister. Five of his sons served in the U.S. Army during the Civil War.

Submitted by:
Selma L. Burch
Yuma AZ