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John Selmer (Johann Gottlieb Zellmer)

John Selmer
birth: 21 Jun 1824 at Wiemislaff, Kr. Chodziesen, Posen, Prussia to Martin and Anna Rosine (Ribelski) Zellmer
death: 7 Apr 1904, Cass Twp, Pulaski Co., IN
burial: St. John Cemetery, Pulaski Co., IN

1st marriage: likely prior to 1843 and in Prussia
Wilhelmine Kuk
birth: date unknown to Joseph [?] / George [?] Ribelski and [–?–]
death: probably 1854 in the United States
burial: unknown

2nd marriage: unknown
Wilhelmine Kottke
birth: unknown
death: unknown
burial: unknown

Children of John Selmer and Wilhelmine Kuk:

  • Ernst Julius Zellmer, b. 25 Jun 1843, d. 1[?] Sep 1843
  • Caroline Emilie (or Emilie Carolina) Zellmer,  b. Aug 1844, d. 15 Sep 1864
  • Wilhelm August Zellmer (William Selmer), b. 1 Jan 1848, d. 23 Jan 1929, m. Amalie “Mollie” Wegner

Children of John Selmer and Wilhelmine Kottke:

  • Emilie Selmer, b. 2 Nov 1855, d. 28 Aug 1856
  • Augusta Selmer, b. 17 Jun 1857, d. 26 Jun 1936, m. (1) Christ Prien, (2) Gustav Kottka
  • Pauline Karoline Selmer, b. 7 Aug 1858, d. as infant
  • Albertine/Ernestine Selmer, b. 9 Feb 1860, d. 12 Aug 1828, m. Julius Steinke
  • Julius W. Selmer, b. 7 Nov 1861, d. 18 Mar 1938, m. Rosa Spenner
  • Amelia Emma, b. 16 Aug 1863, d. 16 Jan or Feb 1875
  • Anna Julia Bertha Selmer, b. 26 Mar 1864, d. 17 Dec 1943, m. William Wagner
  • Heinrich Gustav Selmer, b. 4 Apr 1867, d. 13 Jun 1933, m. Josephine Wolknitz
  • Ida Selmer, b. 1 mar 1869, d. 7 Mar 1950, m. William Spinn
  • Herman Carl Gottlieb Selmer, b. 4 Nov 1870, d. 18 Jul 1937, m. Pauline Louise Rosenbaum
  • Wilhelmine Emma, b. 16 Jan 1873, d. 12 jan 1879

John Selmer lived in:

  • Wiemislaff, Kr. Chodziesen (later Kr. Kolmar), Posen, Prussian, now Chodziez, Wielkopolskie, Poland
  • 1854 – 1856: the Michigan City area, LaPorte County, Indiana
  • 1856-1904: Cass Township, Pulaski County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Marsha L. Selmer
Email: mselmer@comcasat.net

 

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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

George Washington Smith

George Washington Smith
b. 17 May 1854, Franklin County, Indiana, to John H. and Leannah J. (Lane) Smith
d. 6 October 1925, Eddyville, Dawson County, Nebraska

m. 13 December 1874, Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana
Ida Isabelle Hunter
b. 14 July 1860, Ripley County, Indiana, to Aaron Nathan B. and Cynthia Ann (Lawrence) Hunter
d. 29 October 1956, in Lexington, Dawson County, Nebraska

Children with Ida Isabelle Hunter:
• Allen M. (1876-1954) married (1) Della Clark, (2) Etta Bruce
• Charles Henry (1878-1936) married (1) Martha Nelson, (2) May E. Alexander
• Jule U. (1879-1880)
• Dore Viola (1882-1882)
• Jennie Lavine (1884-1919) married LeGrand H. Mason
• Edna Lenore (1886-1972) married Albert Bayne
• Carrie Alice (1888-1978) married Oliver S. Wagner
• LeAnna Belle (1890-1989) married Herman Leo Pierce
• Bertha Mae (1892-1966) married (1) Frank Brown, (2) George Brewster
• George Lorance (1899-1986) married (1) Clara Persons, (2) Auleen Hiner
• Franklin Evert (1898-1950) married (1) Mable Shapiro, (2) Velma Davis
• Bonnie Rae (1900-1900)

Submitted by:
Gerry Yost
Ravenna NE
E-mail: gyost@webtv.net

Caleb B Davis

Caleb B Davis
b. 24 February 1809, Monongalia County, Virginia, to John and Elizabeth (Cole) Davis
d. 13 May 1891, Mears, Oceana County, Michigan

m. 15 December 1831, Monongalia County, Virginia
Sarah Wagner/Wagoner
b. 15 April 1812, Monongalia County, Virginia
d. 18 May 1888, Mears, Oceana County, Michigan

Children with Sarah Wagner/Wagoner:

  • Eugenius Wilson
  • Josephus
  • Alpheus W.
  • Bejamin F.
  • Caleb B., Jr.
  • Jacob J.
  • Sarah E. married Thomas Evans
  • Hattie E. married William Beals

Caleb brought his family to Indiana from Monongalia County, Virginia, in 1833. He resided in LaPorte County, Indiana, before leaving the state in 1879 from Galena, Indiana. His move to Indiana was made with a team and covered wagon, and he reached Kankakee Township on 10 September 1833.

From 1842 until his death in 1891, he was a preacher of the Christian or New Light church. He was a lifelong Democrat and took an active part in political affairs, serving as trustee and as justice of the peace.

Submitted by:
Vivianne L. Crowley
Michigan City IN

Margaret Ethel Graham

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

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

m/2. 17 September 1946, Rockville, Missouri
M. J. Wagner
d. about 1949

m/3. 11 July 1950
George Matlock
d. 195?

Children with George Thomas Peters:

  • Mary S. (1902-bet. 1940/1957)
  • John William (1905-bet. 1940/1957)
  • Bertha Etta (1907-aft. 1976)
  • Walter (b. 1909)
  • Laura E. (1912-1996) married [—?—] Schwalbach
  • Anna Josephine (1915-bet. 1957/1976) married David Baker
  • George Charles (1918-1977)
  • Sarah Frances (1920-aft. 1976) married [—?—] Taylor
  • Samuel Edward (1923-bet. 1940/1957)

Maggie moved with her husband Tom to Illinois and lived in Urbana for 55 years. She had 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren when she died.

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