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George Fraim

George Fraim
birth: 17 Feb 1799, Bullitt County, Kentucky to Archibald Fraime and Nancy Watson
death: 14 Dec 1842, Martin County, Indiana
burial: Brooks Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana

marriage: 10 Sep 1820, Bullitt County, Kentucky
Nancy Watson
birth: 27 Feb 1795, Pennsylvania
death: 10 Aug 1863, Martin County, Indiana
burial: Brooks Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana

Children of George Fraim and Nancy Watson:

  • Elvira, 1825-?, m. Johnson Singleton
  • William Harrison, 1827-1850; m. Mary Selenia Taylor
  • Kesiah, 1827-ca. 1851, m. Peter Quick
  • James Franklin, 1829-?
  • Thomas Logan, 1831-?
  • Elvis Lynch, 1833-? m. Margaret C. Meek
  • Armaduke Moses Jr., 1834-1895, m. Flora Jane Love
  • Nancy Jane, 1837-1918, m. Francis Ruggles

George platted a large section of Mt. Pleasant and sold plots. He was a merchant.

George lived in Bullitt County, Kentucky; Hindostin and Mt. Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana.

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

John Parker Rushton

John Parker Rushton
b. 1823, North Carolina, to George and Sarah (Needham) Rushton
d. Crawford County, Kansas

m. 25 September 1845, Hamilton County, Indiana
Alice Ann Horn
b. 1828, Ohio

Children with Alice Ann Horn:
• Sarah Ann (1847-1851)
• Mary H. (1849-1890) married Amby Teters
• Rachel Ellen (1852-1882) married George Fippen
• Joseph O. (b. 1854) married Catherine Conner
• Catherine S. (b. 1857) married John Mullin
• Francis V. (b. 1859)
• Irene Alice (1861-1956) married John R. Clark
• John N. (1864-1952) married Ellen Taylor
• George Wilson (1864-1952) married Esther Dix
• Charles A. (b. 1866)
• William P. (1869-1940) married Bessie Phelan

John came to Hendricks County, Indiana, with his parents in 1824 and moved to Hamilton County with them in 1830. He was a farmer.

He left Indiana about 1877 when he moved to Crawford County, Kansas, with one of his brothers. While the rest of the family and some of the older children remained in Indiana, John and his brother Edward’s family moved on to Kansas.

Submitted by:
Rhonda Dunn
Nashville IN
E-mail: radunn1953@aol.com

Margaret Ethel Graham

Margaret Ethel “Maggie” Graham
b. 27 June 1882, Williamstown, Decatur County, Indiana, to William Isaac and Julietta (Cook) Graham
d. 21 October 1957, Illinois

m/1. 27 October 1901, Champaign County, Illinois
George Thomas Peters
b. 29 January 1878, Thomasboro, Illinois, to John and Mary (Redenbaugh) Peters
d. August 1940, Illinois

m/2. 17 September 1946
M. J. Wagner

m/3. 11 July 1950
George Matlock

Children with George Thomas Peters:
• Mary S. (1902-aft. 1939) married [–?–] Billman
• John William (1905-aft. 1939)
• Bertha Etta (1907-aft. 1976) married [–?–] Milligan
• Walter (b. 1909)
• Laura (1912-1996) married [–?–] Schwalbach
• Anna Josephine (1915-aft. 1956) married David Baker
• George Charles (1918-1977)
• Sarah Frances (1920-aft. 1976) married [–?–] Taylor
• Samuel Edward (1923-aft. 1939)

Maggie outlived all three of her husbands and had 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren when she died at age 75.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

Lorinda Ellen Bunting

Lorinda Ellen Bunting
b. 5 May 1858, Liberty, Union County, Indiana, to William Gilbert and Louisa Maria (Fosdick) Bunting
d. 30 March 1951, San Jose, California

m/1. 1839, Union County, Indiana
Gillett Banks Webb
b. 2 April 1856, Blooming Grove, Franklin County, Indiana, to Benjamin Franklin and Margaret (Hayward) Webb
d. 14 March 1911, Ashtabula, Ohio

m/2.
Elias Taylor
b. 10 September 1846
d. 13 January 1935

Children with Gillett Banks Webb:
• Clyde Earle (b. 1883) married Creola Clinger
• Forrest A. (1886-1888)
• Fern Webb (1888-1983) married Frank Pace
• Orris Knight (1892-1936) married Elsie Webb

Lorinda’s great uncle, Aaron Stanton, pioneered in LaPorte County, Indiana, in the early 1800’s. She
moved from Warren, Huntington County, Indiana, to Ashtabula, Ohio, in 1910, but returned to Warren in 1911 after the death of her husband, Gillett. She later moved to San Joseph, Calfornia, in 1929.

Lorinda was a homemaker who also worked as a practical nurse. Her spouse was a blacksmith for 20 years in Warren, Indiana. Her second spouse was the widower of her sister Jeanett and a Jehovah’s Witness pioneer member since its inception as the Russelites.

Submitted by:
Jack Rinear Webb
Mountain View CA

Daniel Gard Wright

Daniel Gard Wright
b. 13 April 1838, Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, to Lot and Mary (Martin) Wright
d. 19 May 1913, Linden, San Joaquin County, California

m/1. 19 November 1865, Ogden, Weber County, Utah
Emily Lenora Butler
b. 28 June 1846, Venango Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, to John Jackson Munsey and Sarah “Sally” (Donaldson) Butler
d. 19 September 1875, Jenny Lind, Calaveras County, California

m/2. 27 March 1877, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California
Sarah Ann Davis
b. 15 February 1859, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, to Truman Stilphin and Barbara Ann (Widener) Davis
d. 16 August 1930, Linden, San Joaquin County, California

Children with Emily Lenora Butler:
• Mary Emily (1866-1922) married (1) James Jefferson Douglas, (2) Rufus Wilbur [–?–]
• William Daniel (1868-1938) married Mrs. Dolly (Wright) [–?–]
• Lot Donaldson (1870-1870)
• Edward Lorenzo (1872-1942) married (1) Mary Ramona “Mamie” Chapman, (2) Florence Julia Dietz
• Robert Lee (1873-1953) married (1) Leah Anne Woolsey, (2) Esther Emma Baker

Children with Sarah Ann Davis:
• Ellen Isophene (1878-1959) married Horace Churchill Lewis
• Pleiad Elizabeth (1887-1969) married Smith Lynn Selvester
• Ethel Leona (1896-1977) married Maurice D. Taylor

Dan’s father, Lot Wright, who was born somewhere in Pennsylvania about 1811, moved to Hancock County, Indiana, around 1832. He left for “the West” when he was about 23 and eventually arrived in Utah where he met and married Emily. He was primarily employed as a blacksmith, but also did some farming. In his midfifties he apparently suffered a stroke and was partially paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair.

Submitted by:
Beth Wright Pany
Livingston TX
E-mail: pany@att.net

Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor
b. 19 November 1848, New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, to William C. and Phebe (Clark) Taylor
d. 14 December 1924, Washington, D.C.

m. 26 October 1876, Kankakee Township, LaPorte County, Indiana
Kezia Preston
b. 1 February 1855, Kankakee Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, to Calita T. and Cynthia (Terwilliger) Preston
d. 27 February 1936, Washington, D.C.

Children with Kezia Preston:
• Mable C. (b. 1881) married Monroe L. Friedheim

Zachary farmed in New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, until 1899 when he moved to the town of LaPorte and went into the well driving business. Mable was a school teacher, but secured a job with the War Risk Bureau in Washington, D.C., in 1918. In the spring of 1920, her parents moved to Washington, D.C., to be with her.

Submitted by:
Barbara Taylor Szabo
Osceola IN

Evline Lillian Layton

Evline Lillian Layton
b. 18 September 1878, Union Mills, LaPorte County, Indiana, to Seymour Charlie and Estella M. (Bement) Layton
d. 5 February 1929, Sedro Woolley, Skagit County, Washington

m/1. 12 September 1897, Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington
Jacob Martin “Jake” Shetler
b. 11 November 1858, Kentland, Jasper County, Indiana, to Hezekiah and Nancy Ann (Sutton) Shetler
d. 19 August 1925, Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington

m/2. 13 November 1922, Everette, Snohomish County, Washington
Gust Hill

Children with Jacob Martin Shetler:
• Minnie “Blanch” (1898-1957) married (1) Gus Anderson, (2) M. B. Webb, (3) Fred Smith, (4) Cliff Cook, (5) Floyd Challender
• Harry Layton (1899-1974) married (1) Violett Gorrie, (2) Nancy Isabell Johnson Graves
• William Cecil “Wooley” (1901-1928) married Estelle “Dollie” Belle
• Lester Earl (1903-1963) married (1) Vera Viola Heay, (2) Grace Minney (Hoffman) Williams
• Charles Semore (1905-1993) married Stella E. Duree
• Genevieve Estella “Neva” (1907-1990) married (1) Ross Best, (2) Jack Taylor, (3) Bernard Neustead, (4) Johnny Krieger
• Jacob LeRoy “Roy” (1909-1987) married Mary A. Knight
• Emma Garnetta (1911-1918)
• Pearl Ione (1915-1989) married (1) Earl Joseph DePew, (2) Karl Johan Algat “Al” Hemmingson, (3) Milton Storrs

Evline’s stepmother, Lois C. Layton, put her in an orphanage when her father died in 1889. At age 15, she was adopted by the George A. Monroe, Sr. family, originally from Michigan City, who now made their home in Ferndale, Washington. After her marriage, she began to wonder about her family. Her mother, Estella, had married John F. Neu, and was living in Omaha Nebraska. They were reunited in 1907. After her divorce in 1920 from Jacob Shelter, Evline became a camp cook for logging camp #9 above Hamilton, Washington.

Submitted by:
Hilda Hemmingson Meryhew
Auburn WA

George Humphreys

George Humphreys
b. about 1764
d. 10 April 1840, Edwards County, Illinois

m/1. about 1780
Frances Garrard
b. to Daniel and Elizabeth Garrard
d. 1836, Gibson County, Indiana

m/2. 25 February 1838, Clay County, Illinois
Mary Rose
b. about 1808
d. 4 June 1884

Children with Frances Garrard:
• Elizabeth married (1) Samuel Murphy, (2) John Severns
• Joseph (1784-1830) married Margaret “Peggy” Lynn
• Sarah married John Adams, Jr.
• Nancy married Peter Groves
• Uriah (1794-1842) married Rachel Gordon
• George married Jane Woods
• Dice married (1) William Brittingham, (2) John Taylor, (3) [–?–] Tomes, (4) John Dunning
• Elijah married Sabra Garwood
• Mariah married William Garwood

Children with Mary Rose:
• Martin Van Buren married Elizabeth Warmoth
• George Washington

George was a private in Captain Hughes Company of Colonel White’s 1st Regiment of Continental Dragoons, enlisting in the fall of 1781 at Williamsburg, Virginia. He came to White River Township, Gibson County, Indiana, from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, about 1807. He moved to Illinois about 1837. Frances Garrard was the niece of the governor of Kentucky. Mary Rose married the second time in 1843 in Illinois, Pelic Hull, who died in 1850. In 1853, Mary was granted a pension of $100 per month from George’s Revolutionary War service. She later lived in St. Louis, Missouri, and Farmersville, Tulare County, California.

Submitted by:
Sharon Howell
Greenwood IN
E-mail: sshowell@indy.net

James Hipsher

James Hipsher
b. 1 April 1849, Ohio, to Asrom and Mary (Myers) Hipsher
d. 15 April 1916, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan

m. 10 March 1868, Starke County, Indiana
Matilda Ellen Taylor
b. 2 April 1854, Van Wert County, Ohio
d. 14 March 1922, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan

Children with Matilda Ellen Taylor:
• Lottie M. married [–?–] Statler
• Lydia married [–?–] Palmer
• Mary Frances
• Ida Ellen married [–?–] Gowgill
• Irene married [–?–] Coon
• Alonzo
• Cleveland
• Charles W.
• Grace
• Alvin
• James A.
• Roscoe
• William

James came to Starke County, Indiana, in 1868 and lived in Oregon Township and Hamlet before emigrating in 1887 or 1888.

Matilda’s obituary also listed surviving children Mae Statler and Fred Hipsher. She was survived by 11 of 15 children.

Submitted by:
Cheryl Savage
Escanaba MI
E-mail: tazgal@skyenet.net

John Creviston

John Creviston
b. 1797, Bedford or Somerset County, Pennsylvania
d. 9 June 1880, near Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois

m. 31 January 1822, Wayne County, Indiana
Isabella Grewell
b. February 1802, Kent County, Maryland
d. 27 July 1879, near Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois

Children with Isabella Grewell:

  • Sarah married George W. Zern
  • Harriett married (1) Horace Button, (2) George Taylor
  • Mary married Thomas Walker
  • Andrew
  • Elizabeth married Henry M. Hall
  • John Robert married Catherine Jane Logan
  • Nancy Jane married Joel King
  • Hannah Naomi married (1) Jestes D. Wilson, (2) W. L. Bonham
  • William married Susan Alice Hood
  • Jacob married Maranda Davis
  • Isabelle (died at age 11)
  • Castillia married Alexander Rogers
  • Rosa married (1) John Van Houten, (2) Isaac Newell

John came to Indiana after a great flood in Pennsylvania. He lived in Wayne County and Honey Creek Township, Vigo County, before leaving the state in 1851.

Submitted by:
M. Tracy Carpenter
Lambertville, MI