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Herbert Laurence Whitehead

Herbert Laurence Whitehead
b. 17 August 1863, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to Moses Stuart and Anna Jane (Griffith) Whitehead
d. 3 March 1936, Monrovia, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

m/1. 30 October 1889, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Lavina Conner
b. 25 October 1869, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, to John Fayette and Elizabeth A. (Gill) Conner
d. 27 May 1910, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

m/2. 16 September 1914, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Winnifred Irene Smith
d. ca. 1916

m/3. 2 April 1919, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana
Nelle Elizabeth Shaver
b. 14 January 1881, Michigan
d. 1929, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Lavina Conner:
• Laurence Conner (1894-1971) married Lucie Amelia Keblinger
• Helen Stuart (1897-1996) married John Louis Goldthwaite
• Stuart (1899-1996) married Margaret Tosetti
• Jean (1900-1995)
• Marion (1901-1983) married Frank Cleveland Southgate

Herbert left Indiana in 1917.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

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Elizabeth Gill

Elizabeth Gill
b. 27 July 1847, Ohio, to James (1804-1870) and Julia Ann (b. 1810) (Hoselton) Gill
d. 31 August 1899, North Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri

m/1. April 1864, Hamilton County, Indiana
John Fayette Conner
b. 31 January 1827, Horseshoe Prairie, Hamilton County, Indiana, to William (1777-1855) and Elizabeth (1802-1891) (Chapman) Conner
d. 25 January 1882, New Britton, Hamilton County, Indiana

m/2. 4 September 1884, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana
John Lennington

m/3. 1894, Harlem, Missouri
James Smith
d. 1901

Children with John Fayette Conner:
• Sarah Elizabeth “Nell” (1865-1928) married George Lamoreaux
• John F. (1866-1870)
• James C. (1868-1869)
• Lavina (1869-1910) married Herbert Laurence Whitehead (1863-1936)
• Hiram Harrington (1871-1950) married Katherine Margret Hanny (1888-1985)
• Mary Leota (1876-1954) married Chester Wallace Ames (1868-1922)
• Unnamed infant
• Unnamed infant

Elizabeth lived north of Connersville in Fayette County; in Indianapolis, Marion County; and in New Britton and Noblesville in Hamilton County. After John Conner died, she lost the large farm and moved to Noblesville, where she did sewing in a shop. In March 1885, she, her second husband, and daughters Nell and Leota went to Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Lavina went to live with her Grandmother Conner in Indianapolis. Hiram went to live with his Uncle Ham in Nebraska.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

Melvin O Whitehead

Melvin O Whitehead
b. 15 December 1854, Rolling Prairie, LaPorte County, Indiana, to Isaac and Lucinda (Salisbury) Whitehead
d. 21 January 1931, Denver, Colorado

m/1.
Adelaide L. McClintock

m/2. 14 July 1888, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado
Clara Eta Joseph
b. 31 December 1864, Atlanta, Illinois, to Harvey and Mary (Ross) Joseph
d. 11 June 1916, Denver, Colorado

Children with Clara Eta Joseph:

  • Ralph Salisbury (1889-1970) married Rose Lennartz
  • Donald Ross (1896-1965) married Vera Wichman

Submitted by:
J. R. Whitehead
Cleveland OH