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Argus Luster Ormsby

Argus Luster Ormsby
birth: 18 Feb 1894 in Wells Co., IN to Alonzo Eugene Ormsby and Mary Elizabeth Archbold
death: 24 Nov 1967, at Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
burial: Prospect Cemetery, Ossian, Wells Co., IN

marriage: 15 Jan 1920, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
Leona Sophia Gallets
birth: 29 Nov 1898, at Alleghany Co., NY to Marcus H Gallets and Phoebe Mary Green
death: 29 Oct 1968, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
burial: Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN

marriage: 21 Apr 1924 in Michigan City, LaPorte Co., IN
Hattie Mary Buerkley
birth: 9 Jan 1897, Payne, Paulding Co., OH to Joseph and Mary E (Matthews) Buerkley
death: 5 Mar 1940, Richmond, Wayne Co., IN
burial: Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN

marriage: common law marriage
Edna Chloe Mann
birth: 8 Dec 1914, Darke Co., OH to William Harvey and Sarah Catherine (Wise) Mann
death: 20 May 2003, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN
burial: Prospect Cemetery, Ossian, Wells Co., IN

Children of  Argus Luster Ormsby and Leona Sophia Gallets:

  • Mary Carol Ormsby, b. 1918, d. 2013, m. (1) Kenneth Merriman Smith, (2) Donald Charles Fechner

Children of  Argus Luster Ormsby and Hattie Mary Buerkley:

  • Waneta Rae Ormsby, b. 4 Aug 1924, d. Living, m. (1) John Pershing McConnehey, (2) Samuel Forrester Cummick
  • Infant Son Ormsby, b. 4 Jun 1928, d. 4 Jun1928

Children of  Argus Luster Ormsby and Edna Chloe Mann:

  • Catherine Elizabeth Ormsby, b. 17 Dec 1935, Darke Co., OH, d. Living, m (1) Philip Jerome Wilson, (2) Francis William Merritt , (3) Ivan Harold Hurless, (4) Kenneth Alan Williams
  • Judith Elaine Ormsby, b 10 Jan 1941, Fort Wayne, Allen Co. IN, d. Living, m. Robert Erwin Richter
  •  Nancy Lou Ormsby. b. 24 Jun 1942, Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN, d. Living, m. Keith Allan Henninger

 Argus Luster Ormsby lived in:

  • Ossian Wells County, Indiana
  • Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Judith E Ormsby Richter
Email: judyri@ligtel.com

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Archibald Akers

Archibald Akers
birth: 1874 in Indiana to Francis Ransom Akers and Sarah Jane Wilson
death: 1942 in Jamestown, Boone, IN

marriage: 14 Oct 1894, Boone Co., IN
Minnie Highland Hedge
birth: 1878 in Boone Co., IN to Hannah Highland
death: Abt. 1941 in Lebanon, Boone, IN

Submitted by:
Jane Martin
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

Minnie Highland Hedge

Minnie Highland Hedge
birth: 1878 in Boone Co., IN to Hannah Highland
death: Abt 1941 in Lebanon, Boone, IN

marriage: 14 Oct 1894, Boone Co., In
Archibald Dade Akers
birth: 1874 in Indiana to Francis Ransom Akers and Sarah Jane Wilson
death: 1942 in Jamestone, Boone, IN

Submitted by:
Jane Marting
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

Cletus Emril Spradlin

Cletus Emril Spradlin
birth: 08 Aug 1908, Warrick County, IN to Louis Everette Spradlin and Katie Hamby
death: 19 Oct 1974, Perham, Otter Tail, MN
burial: St Joseph Valley Memorial Park, South Bend, St Joseph, IN

marriage: 03 Aug 1929, Valparaiso, Porter, IN
Vera Fern Wilson
birth: 26 April 1907 to Jacob Abijah Wilson and Bertha Loretta Asper
death: 07 Aug 1999, Tucson, Pima, AZ
burial: St Joseph Valley Memorial Park, South Bend, St Joseph, IN (shared headstone)

Children of Cletus and Vera Spradlin:

  • Phyllis Jean Spradlin, b: 25 May 1930, d: 10 April 2005, m: 23 Sept 1950- Arthur William Bruggeman
  • Larry Dean Spradlin, b: 24 Mar 1935, d: 20 May 2012, m, 1st: Carolyn Paege, m, 2nd: living
  • Son Spradlin, Living

Cletus Spradlin lived in Warrick County, Indiana from birth until approximately 1928, when he removed to St Joseph County, where he lived from 1929-1967 (in both Mishawaka and South Bend). He lived in Dent, Otter Tail County, Minnesota 1967- 1974.

Charter member of the River Park Lions Club and member of the River Park Fisherman’s Club
Worked at both Bendix and Studebaker
Was a tool-maker/owner at DeBurring Products Company

Submitted by:
Teresa Bruggeman Kahle
Email: teresa@theintrepidsleuth.com

 

Arthur William Bruggeman

Arthur William Bruggeman
born: 16 Dec 1927, Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio to Urban Bruggeman and Carrie Gropp
died: 27 Jan 2006, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
burial: Ashes scattered at Sabino Canyon, Tucson, Arizona

married: 23 Sep 1950, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Phyllis Jean Spradlin
born: 25 May 1930, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana to Cletus Spardlin and Vera Fern Wilson
died: 10 Apr 2005
burial: Ashes Scattered at Sabino Canyon, Tucson, Arizona

Arthur William Bruggeman moved to South Bend to attend the University of Notre Dame in the fall of 1945. He graduated from Notre Dame in 1950 with a degree in architectural engineering. He worked as a civil engineer at H.G. Christman Construction Company, South Bend. Arthur Served in the US Navy (1945-1946) and Navy Reserve (1946-1958). He was a charter member of Ave Maria council 5521 of the Knights of Columbus, South Bend and member of St Matthew’s and then St Jude’s parish, South Bend.

Arthur removed to Tucson, Arizona in July 1972.

Submitted by:
Teresa Kahle
teresa@theintrepidsleuth.com

Orris Knight Webb

Orris Knight Webb
b. 23 May 1892, Warren, Huntington County, Indiana, to Gillett Banks and Lorinda Ellen (Bunting) Webb
d. 9 August 1936, Tulare, California

m. 20 February 1911, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Elsie Margaret Hesik
b. 13 December 1895, Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Matthias and Anna (Dvorak) Hesik
d. 15 January 1934, San Jose, California

Children with Elsie Margaret Hesik:
• Olive Irene (1917-1924)
• Orris Knight, Jr. (b. 1919) married Frances Bernice Wilson
• June Marciel (1924-1931)
• Jack Rinear (b. 1926) married (1) Shirley G. Jenkinson, (2) Frances Finch

Orris’ great-grandfather, James Webb, came to Franklin County, Indiana, in 1814 from Virginia. Orris left Indiana about 1909 to pursue an apprenticeship as an electrician. He subsequently moved to: Havre, Montana; Great Falls, Montana; Bremerton, Washington; San Jose, California; Los Angeles, California; and Tulare, California. He was co-founder of Webb & Fleming Electric Co. in San Jose.

Submitted by:
Jack Rinear Webb
Mountain View CA

Robert White Wilson

Robert White Wilson
b. 17 December 1813, Sussex County, Delaware, to Jesse and Lovy (Waller) Wilson
d. 9 June 1890, Mariposa Township, Jasper County, Iowa

m. 10 November 1835, Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana
Johanna DeMar
b. 27 October 1819, Kentucky, to Francis G. and Nancy (Haldren) DeMar
d. 6 April 1890, Mariposa Township, Jasper County, Iowa

Children with Johanna DeMar:
• Ann Jane (1836-1843)
• Rebecca Frances (1838-1920)
• Charlotte Regina (1840-1921)
• Sarah Irene (1843-1907)
• Mary Fletcher (1845-1846)
• William DeMar (1847-1884)
• Robert Fleetwood (1849-1932)
• David Rice (1852-1949)
• Fletcher Nesbitt (1854-1944)
• Eliza Laura Jane (1857-1882)

Robert moved to Bourbon County, Kentucky, in 1814, then to Fayette County, Kentucky, before coming to Clark County, Indiana, in 1821. He lived in Clark and Scott counties in Indiana before moving to Phillips County, Arkansas, in 1837. In 1842, he returned to Scott and Clark counties in Indiana, before going by covered wagon to Jasper County, Iowa, in 1854. He was a farmer, a Methodist, and a Republican.

Submitted by:
Donald M. Wilson
W. Des Moines IA
E-mail: dwilson986@msn.com