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John B Strouse

John B Strouse
b. 15 January 1863, Albion, Noble County, Indiana, to David W. and Mathilda (Shields) Strouse
d. 10 April 1939, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

m. 9 April 1884, Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana
Permilla E. Osbun
b. 27 June 1863, Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana

Children with Permilla E. Osbun:
• James Albert
• Arilla May
• Clarence W.
• Earl Clifton

John and Permilla lived in Auburn, DeKalb County, and Columbia City, Whitley County, before emigrating from Indiana in 1901.

Submitted by:
William R. Strouse
Waterloo IA
E-mail: b.strouse@mchsi.com

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James Ezra Smith

James Ezra “Ed” Smith
b. 29 Oct 1891 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
d. 3 July 1978 Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Clear Creek Cemetery, Monroe Co., Indiana

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra Smith

James Ezra Smith gravestone

James Ezra Smith gravestone

m. 25 June 1908 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
Cemilda Jane “Millie” Kinser
b. 14 August 1892 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
d. 12 July 1971 Indian Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Clear Creek Cemetery Monroe Co., Indiana

Children with Cemilda Jane Kinser

  • Hershel (1908-1982) m1.) Helen Cuttright; m2.) Alma Bald
  • Vannie (1910-1995) m1.) Stacy White m2.) Frank Nethery
  • Dasel (1911-1979) m. Lori Shields
  • Lucille (1913-1989) m. Clarence Edward McCammon
  • James (1918-1998) m. Dorothy Waterford
  • Margaret (1922-1995) m. Herbert Dick
  • Joan (1929-) m1.) Louis Treman; m2.) Bill Fleetwood

“Ed” was the son of General Jackson Smith and Ada Norman. He spent his entire lift in Indiana and worked as a farmer and also in the stone quarries of Monroe Co. He married Cemilda “Millie” Kinser who was the daughter of William Manson Kinser and Elva Hawkins. They are buried together at the Clear Creek Cemetery in Monroe County.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net