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Christopher Bayh

Christopher Bayh
birth: 22 Oct 1836 in Germany to George Adam and Friedrika Catharine (Grauf) Bayh
death:  30 Jan 1916 at Patricksburg, Owen Co., Indiana
burial: Combes Cemetery, Quincy, Owen Co., IN

marriage: 13 Oct 1867, Owen Co., IN
Christina Grauf
birth: 12 Dec 1840 in Germany
death: 28 August 1896
burial: Combes Cemetery, Quincy, Own Co., IN

Children of Christopher Bayh and Christina Grauf:

  • William F. Bayh, b. 1864, d. 1928, m. Quincy Moss, m. Katie
  • John A. Bayh, b. 1867, d. 1966, m. Lavada Dunkin
  • Carolina “Carrie” Bayh, b. 1870, d. 1942, m. Albert Roscoe “Ross” Schuh
  • Frederick C. Bayh, b. 1871, d. 1934, m. Metta Alice Evans
  • Henry Herman Bayh, b. 1876, d. 1947, m. Mary N. Stevenson, m. Emma
  • Charles Bayh, b. c1876, d. before 1916
  • Anna Bayh, b. 1879, m. Roscoe C. Toliver
  • Norma E. L. Bayh, b. 1885, d. 1956, m. Daniel O. Newport

Christopher Bayh Lived In:

Owen and Clay Counties

Other Information: He also lived briefly in New York after his arrival from Germany. There is no relation between this Indiana ancestor and the submitter.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

Alexander Hamilton Conner

ALEXANDER HAMILTON CONNER
b. 5 August 1831, Conner’s Trading Post, Hamilton County, Indiana, to William and Elizabeth (Chapman) Conner
d. 29 May 1891, Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska

m/1. 1855
Helen Stevenson
b. 1833
d. 27 January 1856

m/2. 1865, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky
Katherine Willis
b. 8 August 1842, Bellevue, Campbell County, Kentucky, to William and Sara Hane (Tupman) Willis
d. 13 May 1911, South Haven, Van Buren County, Michigan

Children with Katherine Willis

  • William Willis Graves (1866-1930)
  • Sarah Katherine (1868-1963)
  • Elizabeth (1871-1873)

None of the children married.

Alexander lived in Noblesville, Hamilton County, and Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. Helen died in childbirth shortly after their marriage; the child died, too. He attended New York Law School at Poughkeepsie, and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the Indiana General Assembly, but lost his bid for U.S. Senate three times. He was actively involved in the campaign for Abraham Lincoln. He was appointed postmaster of Indianapolis in 1861. He and two others owned the Indianapolis Journal for several years, selling it in 1870. He was chairman of the Republican Central Committee 1868-1872. In 1872, he moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, where he practiced law. He was a member of the Nebraska State Senate for three terms, serving as its president for two years.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN

Albert Stevenson

Albert Stevenson
b. 11 February 1830, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Andrew and Rachel Stevenson
d. 14 October 1896, Olpe, Lyon County, Kansas

m. 18 February 1852, Wrights Corner, Dearborn County, Indiana
Minerva McElfresh
b. 1 January 1833, Boone County, Kentucky
d. 26 February 1917, Wilson, Kansas

Children with Minerva McElfresh:

  • Benjamin Armour
  • Andrew Abner
  • Rachel Ellen
  • Alice Ann
  • Orlinda Jane
  • John Albert
  • Almira Etta
  • James Lincoln
  • Thomas Jefferson

Albert immigrated in 1852 to Bridgeport, Wapello County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
JoAnn Wilkerson
Lenexa KS