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Lawrence Morton McCammon

Lawrence Morton McCammon
b. 17 June 1878 Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana to Charles Riley McCammon and Nancy Caroline Vaughn
d. 15 April 1938 Sanders, Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Lucas Cemetery, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana

Lawrence Morton McCammon

Lawrence Morton McCammon

m/1. 18 August 1898 Monroe Co., Indiana
Mary Ellen Deckard
b. 20 Jan 1878 Polk Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana to King Anthony “Mon” Deckard and Nancy C. Clendenin
d. 19 July 1962 Sanders, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana
bur. Lucas Cemetery, Clear Creek Twp., Monroe Co., Indiana

m/2. 1931 Monroe Co., Indiana
Emma Garner
Divorced 27 Dec 1932


  • Charles Clinton McCammon (1899-1967) m. Hulda Curry
  • Clara Jane McCammon (1901-2001) m. Warren Wisley
  • Maggie Pearl McCammon (1903-1920)
  • Clarence Edward McCammon (1910-1989) m. Lucille Smith
  • Harley Gilbert McCammon (1913-1975) m. Irene Sowders
  • Earl Millard McCammon (1915-1979) m. Lois Jean Jones
  • James Hoyd McCammon (1918-1990) m. Ivonne Hays
  • (also, two stillborn infants; one in 1907, the other in 1921)

Though he was born in Lawrence County, Lawrence spent most of his life in Monroe County, where he was employed in the limestone industry. An injury to his leg caused his retirement and, according to his obituary in the Bloomington Daily Telephone, brought complications leading to his death in 1938.

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

Moses Millard Ward

Moses Millard Ward
b. 30 November 1817, Monroe County, Ohio, to Timothy and Rebecca (Matheney) Ward
d. 4 August 1893, Lakin Township, Barton County, Kansas

m. 18 August 1838, Monroe County, Ohio
Matilda Moore
b. 31 December 1819, Ohio, to Solomon and Mary Sarah (Truex) Moore
d. 25 November 1874, Van Buren, Brown County, Indiana

Children with Matilda Moore:

  • Mahlon (1839-1915) married Rebecca Downey
  • Henry Johnson (1841-1933) married (1) Susan W. Sowders, (2) Margaret Adaline Butler
  • Benjamin F. (1843-1901)
  • Mary J. (b. 1846)
  • Timothy (1849-1923) married Amanda M. Gatten
  • Rebecca A. (b. 1851)
  • Emaline (1855-1926) married (1) John Gatten, (2) George Webster King, (3) Phillip A. Moore, (4) Daniel Keller, (5) Harold R. Brown
  • Evaline (1855-1890) married Christopher Cook
  • Albert (b. 1859)

Moses immigrated to Indiana from Belmont County, Ohio, in 1847. They emigrated from Brown County, Indiana, to Barton County, Kansas, in 1878.

Emaline and Evaline were twins. Mahlon, Henry Johnson “John”, Timothy, and Emaline are all buried in Barton County, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Donna R. Kuhlman
Columbus IN