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Thomas Mason

Thomas Mason
b. about 1792, North Carolina, to Thomas and Elizabeth Mason
d. 21 September 1865, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

m/1. 22 may 1815, Wayne County, Indiana
Griselda “Grizzel” Elliott
b. 1796, North Carolina, to Job and Orpha (Griffin) Elliott
d. 1830-31 in Indiana

m/2. 12 August 1831, Delaware County, Indiana
Mahala Puckett
b. about 1807, Surry County, North Carolina
d. Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Children with Griselda Elliott:
• Malinda (1825-1876) married Meredith Beeson
• Elihu married Elizabeth Collins
• Elliott (Eliot) married Gincy Jackson
• Edith married William Bates and/or Isaac Macy
• Mary married Thomas Addington

Children with Mahala Puckett:
• Nathan (1832-1912) married Elizabeth Weeks
• Gilla (b. 1834) married Will Bundy
• Thomas Elwood (1837-1914) married Martha Ann Bundy
• Clarinda (b. 1840)
• Isom (b. 1844) married Margaret Thomas
• James (b. 1846-died during Sherman’s march to the sea)
• Falitha (Talitha) (b. 1849) married George W. Ganfield
• Mahala (1851-1930) married John Fraser

Thomas came to Wayne County, Indiana, about 1814- 1815. They resided in Chester, Wayne County; Mississinewa Township; Delaware County; Pleasant Township; and Grant, Elkhart, and Randolph counties. He left the state in 1853 from Grant or Howard County. Thomas and Mahala were among the founding families of the Quaker settlement at Baraboo, Wisconsin. He was a minister.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA
E-mail: lahope@jps.net

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James Henry Horine

James Henry Horine
b. 20 March 1827, Jessamine County, Kentucky, to Dr. Jefferson Napoleon and Mary (Dean) Horine
d. 1896, Newell, Iowa

m. 24 February 1848, Grant County, Indiana
Rachel Davis
b. 19 July 1827, Henry County, Indiana, to Mark and Rebecca (Osborne) Davis
d. 21 June 1901, Newell, Iowa

Children with Rachel Davis:
• Mary Ann (b. 1849) married (1) [–?–] Thomas, (2) Nelson Sickles
• Ruth Ellen (b. 1851) married J.V. Mullenix
• Enoch M. (b. 1853) married Clementine Harvey
• Nancy E. (b. 1856) married William J. Mann
• George L. (b. 1858)
• Stephen David (1858-1931) married Lillie Mae Beeson
• Thomas Jefferson (b. 1861) married Etta Green
• John Mark (b. 1863) married Jennie Elizabeth Fyfe
• Rebecca Elizabeth (1866-1936) married (1) Willis Rockwell, (2) Marion Lawson Kinnamon
• Julie May (b. 1868)

James came to Delaware County, Indiana, with his parents in 1837. Next they lived near Kokomo in
Howard County. In 1852, the family moved to Friendswood, Sauk County, Wisconsin, where he was a farmer and owned a lime kiln and a quarry. In 1894, they moved to Newell, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA
E-mail: lahope@jps.net

Nancy Delilah Freeland

Nancy Delilah Freeland
b. 10 May 1827, Daviess County, Indiana, to Benjamin and Mary P. (Miller) Freeland
d. 30 April 1912, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

m. 3 August 1846, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana
Moses Lane Chappell
b. 24 April 1822, Petersburg, Pike County, Indiana, to Jacob and Rachael (Lane) Chappell
d. 13 August 1883-1886, Petersburg, Pike County, Indiana

Children with Moses Lane Chappell:
• Adeline Ovanda (1848-1902) married Robert McCain
• Rachel Elizabeth “Lizzie” (1849-1932) married Albert McCain
• Mary Ann (1851-1935) married Rev. John Henry Derryberry
• Milton Simpson (1854-1924) married Susan Emily McCain
• Deamphard Silsbery (1856-1929) married Laura Frances Heaton
• Martha Angeline “Mattie” (1859-1946)
• Moses Ellsworth (1862-1943) married Sarah Frances “Sallie” Thomas
• James Franklin (1867-1920) married Mary Elizabeth DeMotte
• George W. (1869-1941) married Virginia Hila Perkins

Moses was married 16 June 1842 in Dubois County, Indiana, to Amanda Melvina Susan Twitty, born about 1820 to Buford and Rebeckah (Brittain) Twitty. They had one child, Elvira Demerette (1842-1915) who married Allen Overton Adams.

Three of Nancy’s children moved to Fort Worth, Texas (Mary, Mattie and Moses), while all the others moved to Nebraska. It is not known when they left Indiana.

Submitted by:
Larry L. Nielson
Fruitland ID
E-mail: lniel19027@juno.com

Charles Joseph Dooley

Charles Joseph Dooley
b. 23 December 1864, Arcola, Allen County, Indiana, to John T. and Johanna (Quinn) Dooley
d. 26 April 1930, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas

m. 21 May 1889, Arcola, Allen County, Indiana
Catherine Margaret Marc
b. 15 September 1869, Arcola, Allen County, Indiana
d. 10 August 1914, Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas

Children with Catherine Margaret Marc:
• Johanna Helena (1890-1983) married Charles W. Richards
• Laura Agnes (1893-1976) married Arthur J. Schuchert
• Mary Edwina (1895-1987) married Clyde H. Jeffus
• Charles Joseph (1897-1972) married Adele Marie Weinheimer
• Kathleen Rose (1900-1984) married Monroe D. Fischer
• Clement William (1903-1983) married Thelma Thomas and others

Charles and family left Arcola, Allen County, Indiana, about 1891.

Submitted by:
Kelvin C. Boyle
Woodridge IL
E-mail: kelverl@yahoo.com

Mary Catherine Hendricks

Mary Catherine Hendricks
b. 29 September 1843, Madison County, Indiana, to Lewis (1820-1856) and Lucinda (Rector) (1819-1866) Hendricks
d. 19 May 1903, Fellsburg, Edwards County, Kansas

m/1. 9 January 1859, Madison County, Indiana
John Wesley King
b. about 1837, Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana, to William (1792-1869) and Nancy Ann (Owens) (1816-1887)
d. 23 January 1865, Paducah, McCracken County Kentucky

m/2. 26 May 1867, Madison County, Indiana
Gazaway Shipley
b. about 1840, Madison County, Indiana, to George and Elizabeth Shipley

Children with John Wesley King:

  • Nancy Lucinda (1860-1873)
  • William (1862-1937) married Mary Williams
  • Elizabeth Angeline (1864-1890) married Eli Bird Thomas

Children with Gazaway Shipley:

  • Mary Ellen (b. abt. 1868)
  • James Edward (b. 1869)
  • Millie (b. abt. 1873)
  • Sarah Jane (b. abt. 1875)
  • George (b. 1877)
  • Dora Leota (b. 1882)
  • Lewis E. (b. 1884)
  • Frank (b. 1886)
  • Charles

Mary Catherine’s father settled near Frankton in the 1830’s. Her first husband, John Wesley King, enlisted in October 1864 in the 17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. He died of typhoid fever at the US Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky, during his service. His remains were later moved to Mount City National Cemetery.

Mary Catherine and her second husband moved to Edwards County, Kansas between 1875 and 1877. Their last five children were born in Edwards County. Mary died there and is buried in Trotter Cemetery.

Submitted by:
Eugene F. Gray
East Lansing MI
E-mail: graye@msu.edu

William Vincent Tratebas

William Vincent Tratebas
b. 10 May 1839, Westchester Township, Porter Counter, Indiana, to Edmund and Hannah (Thomas) Tratebas
d. 6 March 1909, Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois

m. 13 December 1868, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
Harriet Arvilla Sanders
b. 23 March 1851, Berrien Springs, Berrien County, Michigan
d. 14 January 1927, Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia

Children with Harriet Arvilla Sanders:

  • Joseph Norman (1869-1942) married Estella Ann Crawford
  • Lovinna Irene (1872-1958)
  • Edmund A. (1876-1951)
  • Emma Jean (1880-1958) married Arthur A. Muller

William’s father, Edmund, was born in France, but was in the United States by 1834, when he married Hannah Thomas in Ohio. They moved to Porter County, Indiana, and Edmund is buried as a pioneer in the Chesterton Cemetery in Porter County.

A further documentation of this family can be found at the Allen County Public Library as well as in various other libraries around the state. The history of two mills in Porter County, which were the occupations of John Tratebas, I and John Tratebas, II, are included in this family history.

Submitted by:
Gladys M. Tratebas
Helmsburg IN
E-mail: tratebas@aol.com

John Woods

John Woods
b. 1803, Indiana or Tennessee
d. about 1855, Jasper County, Illinois

m/1.
[–?–]

m/2.
Mary Riffy-Thomas
b. 1810, Virginia
d. 1898, Jasper County, Illinois

Children with [–?–]:

Children with Mary Riffy-Thomas:

  • Nancy married [–?–] Kittle
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Francis
  • Lydia

John immigrated to Gibson County, Indiana, from Blount County, Tennessee, in 1807. He
then emigrated from Indiana in 1848 to Jasper County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Randall M. Grove
Dix IL