Tag Archives: Purcell

Sarah Purcell

Sarah Purcell
b. 6 February 1792, Hampshire County, Virginia, to Jonathan and Catherine (Douthit) Purcell
d. about 1827, Monroe County, Mississippi

m. 16 March 1814, Knox County, Indiana
Leonard Crosby
b. 1786, Chester County, South Carolina
d. 7 November 1844, Monroe County, Mississippi

Children with Leonard Crosby:
• Susan
• Elizabeth
• Catherine
• Jonathan
• Jeter
• Noah
• Sarah
• Andrew

Sarah arrived in Knox County, Indiana, with her father and siblings around 1800. She left the state before 1827.

Submitted by:
Shirlee Sacks
Redondo Beach CA

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Jacob B. Henderson

Jacob B. Henderson
b. 30 March 1812, Franklin County, Indiana, to William and Martha Henderson
d. 9 September 1886, Cedar Township, Monroe County, Iowa

m. 9 August 1832, Fountain County, Indiana
Hannah Bailey Booth(e)
b. 10 August 1814, Readyville, Rutherford County, Tennessee, to Nathan and Mary (Wallis/Wallace) Booth
d. 12 September 1907, Lushton, York County, Nebraska

Children with Hannah Bailey Booth(e):
• Martha J. (1833-1911) married Matthew Maddox
• Nathan G. (1836-1881) married (1) Elizabeth Cline, (2) Harriet [–?–]
• William (1838-1839)
• John R. (1840-1860)
• James Thomas (1843-1872) married Klingen Smith
• David (1846-1924) married Elizabeth Purcell
• Mary E. (1848-1928) married Robert Anderson
• Adaline (1851-1868) married Charles Wesley Booth
• Anna Olive (1855-1938) married (1) Barzella Nelson Spar Etcher, (2) Orlan Thomas Wood, (3) Robert N. Stall
• Josephine Fern (1857-1917) married William Sanford Mart

Jacob was a farmer and a pastor of the United Brethren Church. He lived in Covington and Troy townships of Fountain County, Indiana, before emigrating to Fulton County, Illinois, in 1854.

Submitted by:
Patricia Little Maddox
Alexandria VA
E-mail: ramseesmar@aol.com

Leonard Crosby

Leonard Crosby
b. 1786, Chester County, South Carolina, to John and Sarah (Jeter) Crosby
d. 7 November 1844, Monroe County, Mississippi

m. 16 March 1814, Knox County, Indiana
Sarah Purcell
b. 6 February 1792, Hampshire County, Virginia, to Jonathan and Catherine Purcell
d. Monroe County, Mississippi

Children with Sarah Purcell:

  • Susan (d. 1874) married James L.T. Cockerham
  • Elizabeth (ca. 1815-1878) married William M. Morton
  • Catherine (b. ca. 1817)
  • John Jeter (1818-ca. 1905) married Joannah T. Cain
  • Noah (b. ca. 1826) married Frances Collins
  • Sarah (b. 1826) married Henry F. Cockerham
  • Andrew J. (b. 1827) married Lucinda Porter

It is not known when Leonard came to Indiana from South Carolina, but the family left the state around 1844 for Mississippi.

Submitted by:
Shirlee Sacks
Redondo Beach CA

Jonathan Jeter Crosby

Jonathan Jeter Crosby
b. March 1818, Knox County, Indiana, to Leonard and Sarah (Purcell) Crosby
d. about 1905, Tamaha, Haskell County, Oklahoma

m. 29 October 1839, Monroe County, Mississippi
Joannah T. Cain
b. 7 April 1816, Georgia
d. 6 January 1887, Audelia, Texas

Children with Joannah T. Cain:

  • Sarah
  • Thomas J.
  • Laura Etta
  • Marcellus Cicero
  • Lucy
  • James W.
  • Jerry M.
  • Susan C.

Jonathan left Indiana before 1839.

Submitted by:
Shirlee Sacks
Redondo Beach CA 90277