Tag Archives: Titsworth

Joseph Voorheis

Joseph Voorheis
b. 26 February 1800, Mercer County, Kentucky, to John and Hannah (Titsworth) Voorheis
d. 22 May 1874, Benton County, Iowa

m. 15 April 1823, Mercer County, Kentucky
Jane Covert
b. 14 December 1796, Mercer County, Kentucky
d. 14 August 1874, Benton County, Iowa

Children with Jane Covert:
• Amanda (1824-1832)
• Margaret C. (1827-1893)
• Mary A. (1829-1830)
• Martha H. (1831-1905)
• Andrew Jackson (1833-1923)
• Herriott A. (1836-1844)
• John Pascall (1838-1838)
• Lydia Ann (1840-1893)
• Rachel C. (1846-1875)

The family came to the Hopewell community in Johnson County, Indiana, in 1826 and left in 1864.

Submitted by:
Anne Tangeman
Jasper IN
E-mail: annem@fullnet.com

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Drucilla D. Dunn

Drucilla D. Dunn
b. 3 Nov. 1833, Boxley, Hamilton Co., IN, to Isaac Dunn and Mary Ann Riggins
d. 4 Feb. 1914, Big Heart, OK

m. 25 Jan. 1866, Hamilton Co., IN
Lemuel Spencer Hobbell
b. 1820 NY
d. 1879, Hamilton Co., IN

Children with Lemuel Spencer Hobbell:

  • Amey Ann (1866-1951) married John W. Nevert
  • Isabell M. (1868-1924) married Joseph Allen Titsworth
  • Laura J. (1872-1881)

Drucilla was born shortly after her parents moved to Indiana in the early 1830’s. They first settled in Union Co. and later moved to Hamilton Co., IN by 1840.

In the 1880s, Drucilla was a widow with three daughters and followed her brother, Milton Dunn, to Labette Co., KS. Drucilla was widowed at an early age and drew a widow’s pension from her husband’s service in the Civil War, Co. G, 57th Indiana Infantry.

Submitted by:
Rhonda A. Dunn
Nashville, IN
E-mail: radunn1972@aol.com