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Nancy Ann Sutton

Nancy Ann Sutton
b. 8 April 1827, Mississinewa Township, Delaware County, Indiana, to Jeremiah and Mary Ann (Franklin) Sutton
d. 16 January 1900, Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington

m. 10 June 1849, Pleasant Township, Grant County, Indiana
Hezekiah Shettler
b. 22 December 1822, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
d. 26 December 1886, Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington

Children with Hezekiah Shettler:
• George F. (1850-1886) married Martha J. Grubbs
• Aaron J. (1852-ca. 1941) married Levina Roley
• John Franklin (1854-1941) married Angela Edith (Boyer) Bentley
• Phebe “Julia” Ann (1856-1943) married (1) Joseph H. Argo, (2) John Barwick
• Jacob Martin (1858-1925) married (1) Mary R. Renfro, (2) Evaline Lillian Layton
• William Henry (1862-1933) married Rose “Lottie” Connolly
• Marshall Mercer (1864-1931) married Eliza Jane Connolly
• Mary Ellen (1866-1880)
• Etty Isabelle (1873-1873)

Nancy lived in Delaware, Grant, and Jasper counties in Indiana before emigrating in 1859 from Kentland, Newton County, Indiana. The family settled in Blue Rapids Township, Marshall County, Kansas, in 1860. They moved to Cedar Township, Wilson County, Kansas, in 1867. Then in 1882, they homesteaded 160 acres in Ferndale, Washington, where Hezekiah and his three sons set up the first steam sawmill in the county.

Submitted by:
Hilda Hemmingson Meryhew
Auburn WA

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Peter S. Hunter

Peter S. Hunter
b. 2 February 1855, Indiana, to Aaron N.B. and Cynthia A. (Ramsey-Lawrence) Hunter
d. 9 March 1929, Ponca City, Oklahoma

m. 9 August 1874, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Nancy E. Davison
b. 6 November 1856, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, to Richard and Eveline (Applegate) Davison
d. 27 January 1926, Ponca City, Oklahoma

Children with Nancy E. Davison:
• infant son (b. 1875)
• Willis Reece (1876-1932) married Suda Agness Baker
• Charles Edward (1879-1889)
• James Monroe (1880-1955) married (1) Ruth Stone, (2) Flora Jacobs, (3) Stella Renfro
• Ida May (1882-1952) married James M. Griffen
• Cora V. (1884-1886)
• Clara Edith (1887-1963) married Joseph P. Hogan
• Harry Ellsworth (1889-1908)
• Iva Myrtle (1892-1969) married (1) Jesse Barnes, (2) Charles Kulp
• Howard Anderson (1902-1964) married (1) Pearl Williams, (2) Ida I. Nickles

Submitted by:
Robert S. Hunter
Connersville IN

James Monroe Hunter

James Monroe Hunter
b. 16 January 1880, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, to Peter and Nancy E. (Davison) Hunter
d. 25 May 1955, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas

m/1. before 1900
Ruth Stone

m/2.
Flora Jacobs
b. October 1876, Evanville, Darke County, Ohio, to Will and Molly (Files) Jacobs
d. 12 December 1915, Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado

m/3.
Stella Renfro

Children with Ruth Stone:
• Minnie (b. bef. 1907)
• Pete (b. bef. 1907)

Children with Flora Jacobs:
• Francis Marion (1907-1968) married Ola Keeler
• Dorothy (b. 1913) married Steve Nottingham

James had left Indiana sometime prior to 1907 as his daughter Francis by his second wife was born in Oklahoma.

Submitted by:
Kay Roberts
Wichita KS