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Harold Eugene Ivins

Harold Eugene Ivins
birth: 12 Oct 1926, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana to Harold Lautzenheiser Ivins & Elsie May Crum
death: 13 Mar 1973, Colonial Heights, Virginia
burial: Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia

1st marriage: 13 Nov 1950 Wells County, Indiana
Delores Schwartz
birth: 21 Feb 1928, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana to John Reuben Schwartz & Emma Lou Neuenschwander

2nd marriage:1961
Gladys “Kitty” Eva Priest of Petersburg, Virginia.
birth: 6 Apr 1921
death: 22 Apr 2005

Children of Harold Eugene Ivins and Gladys Eva Priest:

  • Dean Eugene Ivins of Colonial Heights, Virginia

Harold lived in Bluffton, Indiana from 1926 to 1950 and Fort Wayne, Indiana from 1950 to 1954. He then lived in Dinwiddie County, Virginia (1959-1972) and Colonial Heights, Virginia (1972-1973).

Harold was a 1944 graduate of P.A. Allen High School in Bluffton, Indiana. He served in the Navy during both World War II and Korea.

Submitted by:
Dean Ivins

John Webster Richison

John Webster Richison
b. 24 November 1837, Ohio, to John R. and Elizabeth (Cory) Richison
d. 20 April 1908, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana
bur. Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana

m. 24 November 1859, Clark County, Ohio
Sarah Jane Ayars
b. 21 August 1840, Ohio, to Micajah Robbins and Margaret (Priest) Ayars
d. 3 June 1906, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana
bur. Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana

Richison gravestone

Richison gravestone

John Webster Richison gravestone

John Webster Richison gravestone

Sarah Jane Ayars gravestone

Sarah Jane Ayars gravestone

Children of John Webster and Sarah Jane (Ayars) Richison:

  • George Andrew (1860-1940) married Cenith M. Schwyhart
  • Frank Albert (1862-1944) married Sarah Jane Davis
  • Silas Alva (1863-1917) never married
  • William Allen (1866-1936) married Sophy E. Wells
  • Charles Anthony, Sr. (1868-1944) married (1) Ardie Ellen Miles, (2) Emma Carolyn Green
  • Carrie Alice (1873-1944) married William A. Beard
  • Margaret Ann (1878-1965) married Ebenezer Sherman Secrest
  • Micajah Arthur (1882-1886)

John did not move to Indiana until sometime between 1870 and 1880. His mother had died in 1865 and by 1870 his father was living with John Webster. He relocated to Jay County first and taught school there for awhile. Later he moved his family to Delaware County, north of Muncie, where he spent his remaining years.

Submitted by:
Shirley Richison Fields
Avon IN
E-mail: richison@me com