Tag Archives: Van Houten

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

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George C Pence

George C Pence
b. 20 November 1791, to Philip Pence
d. 15 June 1866, Hardin County, Iowa

m/1. 20 January 1812, Fayette County, Ohio
Sarah Windle
b. 18 November 1795, Shenandoah County, Virginia, to Peter and Rachel (Wolfe) Windle
d. 18 August 1854, Smith Township, Whitley County, Indiana

m/2. Iowa
Caroline Reese Danger
b. 17 September 1814
d. 5 October 1903, Hardin County, Iowa

Children with Sarah Windle:

  • Henry (1813-1892) married (1) Eliza Gradeless, (2) Mary Young
  • Eliza (1816-1883) married James H. Roussear
  • Abraham (1818-1897) married (1) Nancy Bucklew, (2) Sarah Hyre Humbarger
  • John (1823-1894) married (1) Sarah Strain, (2) Mary Jane Hazen
  • Absalom G. (1824-1875) married Clarissa Van Houten
  • Catherine (1827-1889) married Mickael K. Zorger
  • Willis F. (1828-1864) married (1) Mary Waugh, (2) Mary Burney
  • Elizabeth (1828-1864) married John Van Houten
  • Joseph (1831-1916) married (1) Susan Waugh, (2) Alice Henny
  • Jesse (1833-1843)
  • infant

The family came to Whitley County, Indiana, from Fayette, Ohio, in 1836. George moved to Iowa in 1856.

There were no children from his second marriage.

Submitted by:
Kay Hilliard
Columbia City IN