Tag Archives: Seymour

Alvin Porter Cole

Alvin Porter Cole
birth: 4 Feb 1894, Dearborn County, Indiana to Joel DeVane Cole and Lucy Ann Palmer
death: 30 Jul 1962, Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana
burial: Oakdale Cemetery, Lot 243, Dearborn County, Indiana

m: 8 Oct. 1913, Dearborn County, Indiana
Tracie Elizabeth Seymour
birth: 21 Jul 1921, Switzerland County, Indiana to Levi H. Seymour and Alice Dora Turner

Children of Alvin Porter Cole and Tracie Elizabeth Seymour:

  • Vaina Lee Cole (b. 25 Jul 1914, Topeka, Kansas, d. 26 May 1988, Miami, Dade County, Florida) m. 30 Jan 1931, Ripley County, Indiana to Russell Heiderman
  • Meryl Wayne Cole (adopted) d. at 11 years old
  • Sarah Cole (died at 3 days old)

Alvin “Porter” Cole was a farmer, a park ranger at the Versailles State Park in early 50’s, and a mechanic for years at McCoy’s Garage in Osgood, Indiana. His latter work years was with the City of Osgood as a Town Marshall.

He lived on Maple Street, Osgood, Ripley, Indiana from 1930’s to 1970’s. He lived in Lakeland, Florida in mid to late 1940s.

He passed away with a heart attack. He never had any surgeries and didn’t believe in going to a doctor. He smoked a pipe mostly and rolled his own cigarettes when he desired one. He was a slender man of medium height, with almost black hair and dark dark brown eyes. He was always clean shaven. He wore suits of Brown on occasion and always wore a hat whenever outdoors.

Porter was dearly loved by his family, friends and all who he came in touch with in his work & everyday dealings.

Submitted by:
Rita Heiderman Sander
Email: ingengal@gmail.com

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Edward Julis Seymour

Edward Julis Seymour
b. 9 March 1826, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, to Felix and Caroline (Williams) Seymour
d. 6 March 1885, Judsonia, White County, Arkansas

m. 15 April 1856, Gray’s Summit, Franklin County, Missouri
Lucy Ann Rogers
b. 20 October 1834, Gray’s Summit, Franklin County, Missouri
d. 17 June 1919, Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado

Children with Lucy Ann Rogers:
• Edward P.
• Lucy Jane
• Fanny Carson
• Caroline Amelia
• Rogers

Edward came to Romney, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, in 1836 and left in 1850.

Submitted by:
Will Nicoll
Prairie Village KS
E-mail: wnicoll@tfs.net