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Carl Albert Richison

Carl Albert Richison
b. 9 February 1914, Portland, Jay County, Indiana, to William Oliver and Mary Louisa (Gibson) Richison
d. 30 May 1977, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

m. 6 February 1937, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
Frances Geraldine Mumma
b. 30 July 1914, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
d. 1 October 1997, probably Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

Children with Frances Geraldine Mumma:
• Phillip Kent (1938-1994) married Barbara Ann Daniels
• Sue Rebecca (b. 1940)
• Sarah Jane (b. 1943)
• Pamela Ann (b. 1952) married Dean Alan Wright

Carl was born and raised in Portland, Indiana but left in the 1930’s for Harrison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, and lived out the rest of his life there.

Submitted by:
Shirley Richison Fields
Avon IN
E-mail: richison@indy.rr.com

Daniel Gard Wright

Daniel Gard Wright
b. 13 April 1838, Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, to Lot and Mary (Martin) Wright
d. 19 May 1913, Linden, San Joaquin County, California

m/1. 19 November 1865, Ogden, Weber County, Utah
Emily Lenora Butler
b. 28 June 1846, Venango Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, to John Jackson Munsey and Sarah “Sally” (Donaldson) Butler
d. 19 September 1875, Jenny Lind, Calaveras County, California

m/2. 27 March 1877, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California
Sarah Ann Davis
b. 15 February 1859, Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, to Truman Stilphin and Barbara Ann (Widener) Davis
d. 16 August 1930, Linden, San Joaquin County, California

Children with Emily Lenora Butler:
• Mary Emily (1866-1922) married (1) James Jefferson Douglas, (2) Rufus Wilbur [–?–]
• William Daniel (1868-1938) married Mrs. Dolly (Wright) [–?–]
• Lot Donaldson (1870-1870)
• Edward Lorenzo (1872-1942) married (1) Mary Ramona “Mamie” Chapman, (2) Florence Julia Dietz
• Robert Lee (1873-1953) married (1) Leah Anne Woolsey, (2) Esther Emma Baker

Children with Sarah Ann Davis:
• Ellen Isophene (1878-1959) married Horace Churchill Lewis
• Pleiad Elizabeth (1887-1969) married Smith Lynn Selvester
• Ethel Leona (1896-1977) married Maurice D. Taylor

Dan’s father, Lot Wright, who was born somewhere in Pennsylvania about 1811, moved to Hancock County, Indiana, around 1832. He left for “the West” when he was about 23 and eventually arrived in Utah where he met and married Emily. He was primarily employed as a blacksmith, but also did some farming. In his midfifties he apparently suffered a stroke and was partially paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair.

Submitted by:
Beth Wright Pany
Livingston TX
E-mail: pany@att.net

Sarah Ann Wright

Sarah Ann Wright
b. 20 March 1820, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Levy and Sarah Wright
d. 20 May 1865, Clarke County, Iowa

m. 29 November 1838, Jefferson County, Indiana
Robert Harvey Miner
b. 2 May 1818, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Robert and Martha (Skeen) Miner/Minor
d. 29 December 1896, Allendale, Worth County, Missouri

Children with Robert Harvey Miner:
• Sarah (1839-1895) married James B. Edwards
• Martha (1842-1845)
• Andrew (1844-1844)
• Olive Malissa (1845-1899) married William S. Moore
• Nancy Ellen (1847-1852)
• Levi Thomas (1850-1851) (twin)
• William (1850-1850) (twin)
• Mary Elizabeth (1852-1931) married William Henry Smith
• Louisa Jane (1855-1921) married T. Benton Boyd
• Sylvia Ann (1858-1860)
• Harvey Judson (Judd) (1862-1931) married Hattie Amanda Shaw

Sarah lived in Jefferson County, Indiana, before emigrating about 1855 to Iowa. Her father was born in Virginia, but came to Indiana from Kentucky.

Submitted by:
Mrs. Helen M. Fridblom
Lawrence KS

Lot Wright

Lot Wright
b. 1811, Pennsylvania
d. 20 October 1889, Jenny Lind, Calaveras County, California

m. 5 March 1833, Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana
Mary Martin
b. 10 June 1809, Kentucky, to Micajah and Mary Martin
d. 4 October 1859, Center Township, Hancock County, Indiana

Children with Mary Martin:
• Micajah M. (1834-bef. 1910) married Mary E. [–?–] (1834-bef. 1900)
• Ethan W. “Will” (b. ca. 1836-bef. 1860)
• Daniel Gard (1838-1913) married (1) Emily Lenora Butler (1846-1875), (2) Sarah Ann Davis (1859-1930)
• John Simeon “Sim” (1840-1919) married (1) Susan
Franklin (1840-1897), (2) Lizzie Shaffer (b. 1850)
• Mary J. (1842-1869) married (1) George W. Richardson, (2) William F. Barnard
• Jehu L. (b. 1844)
• Addison F. (1848-bef. 1930) married Mary R. Gant (b. ca. 1851-aft. 1930)

Lot purchased property in Hancock County, Indiana, in 1832 at age 21. The family moved to Preble County, Ohio, in 1840 and came back to Hancock County, Indiana, in 1848 to resume farming. After his wife died, he sold everything and left the state. He was living in Colorado in 1861. After moving to California, he was a blacksmith with his son Dan.

Submitted by:
Beth Wright Pany
Livingston TX
E-mail: pany@att.net

William Henry Smith

William Henry Smith
b. 19 May 1846, Orleans, Orange County, Indiana, to Zebulon Collins and Mary Ann “Polly” (Moore) Smith
d. 7 November 1919, Douglas Township, Madison County, Iowa

m. 31 October 1869
Mary Elizabeth Miner
b. 11 May 1852, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Robert Harvey and Sarah Ann (Wright) Miner
d. 27 January 1931, Winterset, Madison County, Iowa

Children with Mary Elizabeth Miner:
• Fannie Grace (1871-1953) married Marcus James Boyce
• Edith May (1874-1952) married John F. Harrell

William Henry was a cabinet maker, a painter, a paperhanger, and sometimes built houses. He was called “Pilgrim” for a tune he used to whistle while working. His parents moved their family to Clarke County, Iowa in October 1855.

Submitted by:
Mrs. Helen M. Fridblom
Lawrence KS

Frank Poppino

Frank Poppino
b. 8 August 1876, Indiana, to Johnson Seth and Phebe Ann (Arthur) Poppino
d. August 1945, Washington

m. October 1902, Grant County, Indiana
Aura Myrtle Moon
b. 26 February 1883, to Clinton and Lydia Jane (Wright) Moon

Children with Aura Myrtle Moon:
• Mary Alice (1903-died young)
• Mildred (1904-1968) married [–?–] Hyatt
• Melvin (1907-1972) married Esther Huff

The family lived in Morgan and Grant counties in Indiana before emigrating. Frank was a private in the Spanish-American War between April and November 1898.

Submitted by:
Mary Shannon
Monticello FL
E-mail: walter5@noblestar.net

Charles Robert Poland/Polen

Charles Robert Poland/Polen
b. 21 August 1850, Azalia, Bartholomew County, Indiana, to Clyde Washington and Hester E. (Cooperider) Poland/Polen
d. 8 August 1932, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

m/1. 23 January 1870, Glendale, Daviess County, Indiana
Sarah F. Arms
b. 16 August 1854, Glendale, Daviess County, Indiana

m/2. 19 August 1883, Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska
Mary Emily Wright
b. 1 November 1860, Belmont, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
d. 8 January 1933, Asbury, Jasper County, Missouri

Children with Sarah F. Arms:
• William Arms
• Mollie
• Olive
• infant son

Children with Mary Emily Wright:
• Robert Wright
• Carl Edward
• Ora Marion
• two infant daughters

Charles lived in Azalia, Bartholomew County, and Glendale, Daviess County, Indiana, before emigrating to Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska, in 1873.

Submitted by:
Betty Louise Polen Schlechte
Alton IL

Isaac Tilden Parker

Isaac Tilden Parker
b. 12 February 1828, New Garden, Wayne County, Indiana, to Jesse Horn and Sarah (Arnold) Parker
d. 30 August 1916, Howard Lake, Wright County, Minnesota

m. 24 September 1851, Arba, Randolph County, Indiana
Sarah Charles Morgan
b. 12 August 1831, New Garden, Wayne County, Indiana
d. 7 May 1887, Howard Lake, Wright County, Minnesota

Children with Sarah Charles Morgan:
• Hannah Etta (1853-1915) married Peter Wright, Jr.
• Emma Lauretta (1855-1937) married Lee Johnson
• Mary Etta (1858-1876)
• Luther Lincoln (b. 1860) married Emma DeWeese
• Georgia Marie (b. 1864) married Marsden McWooley
• Frederick Morgan (1866-1938) married Clarice Everett
• Charles Elwood Morgan (1866-1935) married Elizabeth Bryan

Isaac, Sarah, their six children, and three young grandchildren left Indiana in the early 1880’s in a covered wagon for Howard Lane, Minnesota.

Submitted by:
Naomi E. Purves-Adams
St. Paul Park MN
E-mail: naomipa@comcast.net

Robert Harvy Miner

Robert Harvy Miner
b. 2 May 1818, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Robert and Martha (Skeen) Miner/Minor
d. 29 December 1896, Allendale, Worth County, Missouri

m/1. 29 November 1838, Jefferson County, Indiana
Sarah Ann Wright
b. 20 March 1820, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Levy and Sarah Wright
d. 20 May 1865, Clark County, Iowa

m/2. 7 December 1885, Clark County, Iowa
Rachel A. Starbuck
b. 6 September 1834, Ohio
d. 30 November 1910, Grant City, Worth County, Missouri

Children with Sarah Ann Wright:
• Sarah (1839-1895) married James B. Edwards
• Martha (1842-1845)
• Andrew (1844-1844)
• Olive Malissa (1845-1899) married William S. Moore
• Nancy Ellen (1847-1852)
• Levi Thomas (1850-1851) (twin)
• William (1850-1850) (twin)
• Mary Elizabeth (1852-1931) married William Henry Smith
• Louisa Jane (1855-1921) married T. Benton Boyd
• Sylvia Ann (1858-1860)
• Harvey Judson “Judd” (1862-1931) married Hattie Amanda Shaw

Children with Rachel A. Starbuck:
• Rachel A. “Della” (1867-1879)
• Daley Rossella “Zella” (b. 1871) married [–?–] Wilson
• Ida May (b. 1876) married Adam Mull

Robert’s parents came to Indiana from Jessamine County, Kentucky, before he was born. He and his family left the state about 1855 for Iowa. In northern Iowa, there were several meetings with Indians, so the family moved back to Clark County in southern Iowa before the 1860 census. After Robert’s second marriage, he moved to Worth County, Missouri. There were two other children born to Robert and Rachel.

Submitted by:
Mrs. Helen M. Fridblom
Lawrence KS

Mary Elizabeth Miner

Mary Elizabeth Miner
b. 11 May 1852, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Robert Harvey and Sarah Ann (Wright) Miner
d. 27 January 1931, Winterset, Madison County, Iowa

m. 31 October 1869
William Henry Smith
b. 19 May 1846, near Orleans, Orange County, Indiana, to Zebulon Collins and Amry Ann (Moore) Smith
d. 7 November 1919, Douglas Township, Madison County, Iowa

Children with William Henry Smith:
• Fannie Grace (1871-1953) married Marcus James Boyce

Mary’s parents moved the family to Iowa in 1855. They first lived in northern Iowa, and then moved to Clark County in southern Iowa before the 1860 census.

After her marriage, Mary lived in Clark County, Iowa, for a short while, then moved to the town of Winterset in Madison County, Iowa. Her husband was a painter and a paperhanger. Mary and William also had another daughter.

Submitted by:
Mrs. Helen M. Fridblom
Lawrence KS