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Mason Ray Palmer Sr

Mason Ray Palmer Sr
birth: 16 June 1807 in either Indiana, South Carolina, or North Carolina to Joshua Palmer Jr. and Catherine (Holland) Palmer
death: 28 Nov 1867 at Daviess Co., IN
burial: Ebenezer Cemetery, Daviess Co., IN

marriage:  7 Mar 1832, Daviess Co., IN
Rachel Banks Horrall
birth: 15 June 1815 in SC or Daviess Co., IN, to John Horrall and Rachel (Banks) Horrall
death: 1 Dec 1847, Daviess Co., IN
burial: Unknown

Children of Mason Ray Palmer Sr and Rachel Banks Horrall:

  • Joshua Armstrong Palmer, b. 1834, d. 1919, m. Emily Barber, m. Mary (Polly) [–?–]
  • Mary Palmer, b. 1837, d. 1865, m. Eli Jones
  • Catherine Ellen Palmer, b. 1838, d. 1841
  • Lyda Ann Palmer, b. 1841, d. 1928, m. George Campbell Vance
  • John Fletcher Palmer, b. 1844, d. 1915, m. Elizabeth [–?–]
  • Mason Ray Palmer Jr, b. 1847, d. 1928, m. (1) Eva M. Smith, (2) Imogene Blanche Palmer

Children of Mason Ray Palmer Sr and Rebecca Ann Tisdale Baldwin:

  • Clark Hamile Palmer, b. 1850, d. 1851
  • William Ellis Palmer, b. 1852, d. 1853
  • Parmenas Allen Palmer, b. 1855, d. 1938
  • George Washington Palmer, b. 1857, d. 1864

Mason Ray Palmer Sr lived In:

Daviess County, Indiana

Also, Harrison City, Allegheny, Pennsylvania and possibly in South Carolina.

Other Information:

Mason Ray Palmer Sr was a pioneer teacher and then a farmer.

Submitted by:
Linda Farbry
Email: us016085@gmail.com

Alice Margaret Compton

Alice Margaret Compton
birth: 29 Dec 1908 at Indianapolis, Indiana to Wesley Albert Compton and Lillian May Toole
death: 22 Aug 1997 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

First marriage: 25 Nov 1930 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
Harold Rickabaugh
birth: 23 Sep 1904 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN to William M. Rickabaugh and Laura B. Palmer
death: 14 Jun 1991 in Gary, Lake Co., IN
burial: Northwest Indiana Cremation Services, Crown Point, IN

Second marriage:
Mark Rudman
birth: 19 Jan 1878, Sosice, Croatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire
death: 15 Jan 1958, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

Third marriage:
Hershel Verne Arney
birth: 14 Dec 1891 at Danville, Vermillion Co., IL
death: 19 Sep 1968 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN

Children of Alice Margaret Compton and Mark Rudman:

  • Janet Anne Rudman, b. 31 Jul 1938 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN, d. 2 Jan 2011, m. (1) Norman Eldred Lee, (2) William Ray Webb

Alice Margaret Compton lived In:

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Cheryl Cockrum
Email: ccockrum59@gmail.com


Alvin Porter Cole

Alvin Porter Cole
birth: 4 Feb 1894, Dearborn County, Indiana to Joel DeVane Cole and Lucy Ann Palmer
death: 30 Jul 1962, Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana
burial: Oakdale Cemetery, Lot 243, Dearborn County, Indiana

m: 8 Oct. 1913, Dearborn County, Indiana
Tracie Elizabeth Seymour
birth: 21 Jul 1921, Switzerland County, Indiana to Levi H. Seymour and Alice Dora Turner

Children of Alvin Porter Cole and Tracie Elizabeth Seymour:

  • Vaina Lee Cole (b. 25 Jul 1914, Topeka, Kansas, d. 26 May 1988, Miami, Dade County, Florida) m. 30 Jan 1931, Ripley County, Indiana to Russell Heiderman
  • Meryl Wayne Cole (adopted) d. at 11 years old
  • Sarah Cole (died at 3 days old)

Alvin “Porter” Cole was a farmer, a park ranger at the Versailles State Park in early 50’s, and a mechanic for years at McCoy’s Garage in Osgood, Indiana. His latter work years was with the City of Osgood as a Town Marshall.

He lived on Maple Street, Osgood, Ripley, Indiana from 1930’s to 1970’s. He lived in Lakeland, Florida in mid to late 1940s.

He passed away with a heart attack. He never had any surgeries and didn’t believe in going to a doctor. He smoked a pipe mostly and rolled his own cigarettes when he desired one. He was a slender man of medium height, with almost black hair and dark dark brown eyes. He was always clean shaven. He wore suits of Brown on occasion and always wore a hat whenever outdoors.

Porter was dearly loved by his family, friends and all who he came in touch with in his work & everyday dealings.

Submitted by:
Rita Heiderman Sander
Email: ingengal@gmail.com

James Hipsher

James Hipsher
b. 1 April 1849, Ohio, to Asrom and Mary (Myers) Hipsher
d. 15 April 1916, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan

m. 10 March 1868, Starke County, Indiana
Matilda Ellen Taylor
b. 2 April 1854, Van Wert County, Ohio
d. 14 March 1922, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan

Children with Matilda Ellen Taylor:
• Lottie M. married [–?–] Statler
• Lydia married [–?–] Palmer
• Mary Frances
• Ida Ellen married [–?–] Gowgill
• Irene married [–?–] Coon
• Alonzo
• Cleveland
• Charles W.
• Grace
• Alvin
• James A.
• Roscoe
• William

James came to Starke County, Indiana, in 1868 and lived in Oregon Township and Hamlet before emigrating in 1887 or 1888.

Matilda’s obituary also listed surviving children Mae Statler and Fred Hipsher. She was survived by 11 of 15 children.

Submitted by:
Cheryl Savage
Escanaba MI
E-mail: tazgal@skyenet.net

Edgar G Smith

Edgar G Smith
b. about 1826, Fayette County, Indiana, to Isaac and Phebe (Klinck) Smith

m. 28 November 1878, Dundee, Kane County, Illinois
Caroline (Palmer) Hubbard
b. about 1828, Madison County, New York, to Richard and Betsy (Bartis) Palmer

Submitted by:
Dawne-Slater Putt from McHenry County, Illinois Connection, vol. 11, no. 4, October-December 1993