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Abraham C Nice

Abraham C Nice
b. 16 May 1817, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to Joseph and Mary “Polly” (Clemmer) Nice
d. 22 October 1898, Neutral, Cherokee County, Kansas

m. about 1841, Bucks or Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Mary Smith
b. 20 September 1821, Pennsylvania
d. 6 August 1880, El Paso Township, Woodford County, Illinois

Children with Mary Smith:

  • Hannah married [–?–] Row
  • Joseph
  • Susanna married [–?–] Mast
  • Valentine S.
  • Mary A. married [–?–] Conrad
  • Sarah C.

Abe Nice returned to Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, about 1870 to care for his aged parents. After his father’s death, he took his family and his mother to Woodford County, Illinois, in 1877 and then moved on to Cherokee County, Kansas, in 1880.

Submitted by:
Hazel Nice Hassan
Glendale AZ

Benjamin Holmes Devoe

Benjamin Holmes Devoe
b. 14 November 1826, Redcreek, Wayne County, New York, to Jesse and Rebecca (Van Vleet) Devoe
d. 12 October 1906, Cherokee County, Kansas

m/1. 1847, Wayne County, New York
Ann Eliza Longyear
b. 22 March 1824, Ulster County, New York, to John and Sarah (–?–) Longyear
d. 17 September 1858, Wayne Township, Noble County, Indiana

Maria Jane Rosenbury
b. 29 March 1841, Ohio, to Andrew and Justina (Metland) Rosenbury
d. 4 November 1919, Cherokee County, Kansas

Children with Anna Eliza Longyear:

  • Sarah (1849–1916) married Ezra D. Hall
  • Jessie L. (1851–1914) married Dorliska Adalaid Stanton
  • William Rosemond (1852–1936) married Josephine Joray
  • Albert Charles (1854–1931) married Viola Pearsel
  • Elois Benjamin (1858–1902) married Addie Clara Wiggen

Children with Maria Jane Rosenbury:

  • Oliver Stephen (b. 1862) married Edna L. Wilson
  • Hattie Bell (d. 1936) married Benjamin B. Capron
  • Thomas Edward (b. 1867) married Catherine “Cassie” Row
  • Tena married Elmer Coe
  • Louise “Libby” (1870–1932) married Forest Henry Gager
  • Frank Eugene (1876–1957) married Jessie Alma Gillenwater

Benjamin immigrated to Indiana from Wayne County, New York, in 1857-1858. He migrated to Crawford Township, Cherokee County, Kansas, in 1878.

Submitted by:
Lurah J. Devoe
Kendallville IN