Tag Archives: Roush

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

Nathan Albert Moore

Nathan Albert Moore
b. 5 July 1863, Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio, to Aaron and Mary (Roush) Moore
d. 8 May 1940, Santa Cruz, California

m. 23 August 1886, New Castle, Henry County, Indiana
Imogene Waldron
b. 20 September 1864, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine
d. 25 December 1920, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California

Children with Imogene Waldron:

Nathan resided in New Castle, Henry County, and Indianapolis and Southport, Marion County, Indiana. He emigrated from Indiana in 1912 to Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California.

Nathan was a partner in the grocery firm of Fairfield and Moore in New Castle, Indiana, from 1883 to 1892. In 1892 he moved to Indianapolis, where he opened up a new grocery and meat market at I-5 Indiana Avenue. He purchased and used the first gasoline powered delivery truck to serve his customers in Indianapolis. After moving to California during the 1920’s, he owned a gold claim and prospected for gold in the California gold country.

Submitted by:
Donald John Moore
Palo Alto CA