Tag Archives: Potts

James Parmer

James Parmer
b. 25 February 1821, Columbiana County, Ohio, to Joseph and Ruth (Potts) Parmer
d. 11 May 1911, Jackson County, Iowa

m. 25 April 1845, Decatur County, Indiana
America Davis
b/ 25 May 1828, Franklin County, Indiana, to Asa and Susannah (Blue) Davis
d. 10 October 1904

Children with America Davis:
• Ruth Ann (1846-1923) married Robert Bradley
• Asa D. (b. 1851)
• Joseph (1853-1854)
• John (1853-1865)
• James Amos (1858-1942) married Lucy Victoria Jerman
• David (1860-1890) married Laura A. Roush

James moved to Iowa in 1865. He was a member of the Adventist Church.

Submitted by:
Francis Metz
Batesville IN

Lewis Glidewell

Lewis Glidewell
b. 1804, Laurens County, South Carolina, to William and Susannah Glidewell
d. 1877, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri

m/1.
Nancy Talbert

m/2. 29 July 1859, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri
Tabitha “Abi” Earles
b. 1829, Kentucky, to Peyton and Sara Ann Earles
d. 17 March 1916, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri

Children with Tabitha Earles:
• George Washington (1861-1933) married (1) Nancy Ann Judd, (2) Hester Belle Potts
• Filander (1863-1947) married Mary Shatto

In 1805 Lewis came to Indiana and lived in Franklin and Shelby counties, Pike Township of Marion County, and Brown Township of Hendricks County before emigrating in 1852.

Lewis was the youngest of ten children. His father was born in 1760 in Halifax, Virginia, and was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. Lewis’ grandfather Robert Glidewell was a soldier in the French-Indian War and owned a tobacco plantation in Halifax County, Virginia, where he was born in 1722. After Abi (Earles) Black was widowed, she brought her six children to northern Missouri where she met and married Lewis Glidewell who was a widower.

Submitted by:
Diane Glidewell Fitzgibbons
Lee’s Summit MO
E-mail: sfitzgibbons@micro.com

Solomon Dowell

Solomon Dowell/Dewell
b. 13 April 1789, Frederick County, Maryland, to Benjamin and Barbara (Springer) Dowell/Dewell
d. 6 October 1864, Cedar County, Iowa

m/1. 1 June 1815, Harrison County, Ohio
Patience Potts
b. 17 June 1797, Pennsylvania
d. 30 July 1828

m/2. 15 April 1829, Wayne County, Ohio
Carolyn Elizabeth Miller
b. Flanders(?)
d. April 1841, Mentone, Kosciusko County, Indiana

m/3. 1844, Mentone, Kosciusko County, Indiana
Sarah M. (Moon/Hoon) McCombs

Children with Patience Potts:
• James P. (1816-1835)
• Samuel (1819-1839)
• Benjamin (1823-1903)
• Charlotte (1823/4-1916)
• Joshua (b. 1826)
• Elizabeth (b. 1828)

Children with Carolyn Elizabeth Miller:
• Nathaniel Miller (1830-1890)
• Eliza Jane (b. 1832)
• Sarah Ann (1834-1916)
• Charles (1836-1864)
• John (1838-1921)
• Mary Jane (1841-1841) (twin)
• Catherine (1841-1841) (twin)

Solomon and his second wife, Elizabeth, moved to Mentone, Kosciusko County, Indiana, in 1839, locating two miles south of Mentone. Solomon was a prosperous farmer. In 1848 he registered his stock mark as follows: a swallow fork in the left ear and under bit in the same, a crop and under bit in the right ear.

Three years after Elizabeth’s death in 1841, Solomon married Sarah McCombs and after the tax assessment of 1864, they moved on to Cedar County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Cynthia Cockran Jones
Marietta GA

John Carson

John Carson
b. 16 February 1815, Butler County, Ohio, to John and Nancy (Potts) Carson
d. 18 November 1895, Rockdale, Dubuque County, Iowa

m. 24 January 1850
Abigail Beckwith
b. 28 August 1828, Hamilton County, Indiana, to Harris and Amanda (Leaming) Beckwith
d. 22 November 1867, Dubuque County, Iowa

Children with Abigail Beckwith:

  • Mary Elizabeth
  • Adelia Leaming
  • Harris B.
  • John
  • Margaret Jane
  • Allen W.
  • Nancy Jennifer
  • William D.
  • Emily
  • Edith Lorene
  • Abigail R.

John moved to Dubuque County, Iowa, in 1850.

Submitted by:
Glenis House Sherwood
Hampden ME