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Nicholas Wathen

Nicholas Wathen
birth: 21 Apr 1787, Charles County, Maryland to Barton Wathen and Mary Coomes
death: 3 May 1857, Barr Township, Daviess County, Indiana
burial: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery, Daveiss County, Indiana

marriage: 1 Nov 1814, Washington County, Kentucky
Sarah Masters
birth: 1793, Prince Georges County, Maryland to Joshua Masters and Elizabeth Selby
death: 1871, Washington County, Indiana
burial: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery, Daviess County, Indiana

Children of Nicholas Wathen and Sarah Masters:

  • Richard, 1815- aft 1888; m. Martha Cissell
  • Ann, 1817-?, m. Charles Gibson
  • Athanatius, 1819-1898, m. Elizabeth Ann Mattingly
  • John, da. 1821-1901, m. Julia Ann Kidwell
  • William Francis, 1827-1893, m. Lucinda Cissell
  • Elizabeth, 1828-?
  • Raphael, 1829-1917, m. Mary ann Cavanaugh
  • Joshua, 1830-?, m. Julia O’Dell

Nicholas was a veteran of War of 1812 and took Indiana land as a grant. He lived in Charles County Maryland (1787 – after 1800); Washington County, Kentucky (1812-1835) and Barr Township, Daviess County, Indiana (1835-death).

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

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Elvira Demeretta Chappell

Elvira Demeretta Chappell
b. 18 September 1842, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana, to Moses Lane and Amanda Melvina Susan (Twitty) Chappell
d. 12 April 1915, Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska

m. 24 June 1864, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana
Allen Overton Adams
b. 28 October 1842, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana, to Edward S. “Ned” and Martha A. “Patsy” (Harris) Adams
d. 10 December 1917, Winslow, Pike County, Indiana

Children with Allen Overton Adams:
• Arthur Adison (1865-1935) married Zulima R. “Zella” Radcliff
• Martha Issabelle “Mattie” (1866-1945) married Isaac “Ike” Selby
• Edward Grant (1869-1935) married Martha Anna Sorguis
• Moses Lane (1870-1958) married Jeanette Maude Oberson
• Mary Elizabeth (1872-1969) married Homer Curt Thomas
• George Jerome (1875-1957) married Martha Esther Coen
• Nancy Katherine “Kate” (1877-1926) married Curtis L. Gribling
• Chloe Luella (1880-1926) married Claude B. Loudon
• Allen Beverly (1881-1911) married Cora Delilah McCain
• Clyde (1884-1885)
• Claude (1884-1885)
• Orace Eldoris (1886-1917) married Henerietta Mathilda Fitzgerald

Elvira left the state in 1891. Allen Adams was buried in Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska, the week after he died in Indiana.

Submitted by:
Larry L. Nielson
Fruitland ID
E-mail: lniel19027@juno.com

James Lane Alley and Tamzen Johnson

James Lane Alley
b. 25 October 1849, Decatur County, Indiana, to Hiram and Emily (Selby) Alley
d. 4 March 1932, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
m. 6 April 1874, Decatur County, Indiana

Tamzen Johnson
b. 7 September 1856, Decatur County, Indiana
d. 16 December 1921, Finney County, Kansas

Children with Tamzen Johnson:

  • Emily Izora (1875-1893) married Robert English
  • Minnie Belle (1878-1965) married Oliver James Christy
  • Hiram Vorhees (1879-1932) married Mamie E. Baker
  • Lydia Ann (1880-1963) married Lewis I. Buck
  • Lewis Korseman (1882-1957) married Fanny Agnes Buck
  • Jessie Melissa (1885-1945) married Fredrick Samuel Wolking
  • Clarence Franklin (1888-1889)
  • Ocea Matilda (1890-1968) married Lewis E. Leonard
  • Samuel (1892-1895)
  • Eliza Jeanette (b. 1894) married Wallace L. Dagget
  • William Robert (1895-1979) married Anna Jane Brown

James resided in Decatur and Madison counties in Indiana before emigrating from Madison County, to Gray County, Kansas, in 1889-90.

Submitted by:
Regina Falcetto
Emporia KS