William Robert Minter1

M, b. 9 June 1846, d. 19 June 1929
Last Edited29 Oct 2004
Birth*William Robert Minter was born on 9 June 1846 at Holt, Missouri.1,2 
Marriage*He married Sarah Jane Tann, daughter of Frederick Tann and Michal Elizabeth Hoover, circa 1870.1 
CensusWilliam Robert Minter appeared on the census of 17 June 1870 at Clay Twp., Atchison, Missouri, page 411, occupation farmer, renting, no children.3 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1880 at Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, page 378C, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.4 
Census*He appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 at South Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, ED 25, Sheet 10B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 30 years, 8 children, 6 living.1 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 at Clay Twp., Atchison, Missouri, ED 20, sheet 14B, occupation farmer, renting, married 40 years, 8 children, 4 living, 1 son and 2 nieces at home.5 
(Witness) DeathHe witnessed the death of Sarah Jane Tann on 15 March 1916 at Atchison, Missouri; buried at the Linden Cemetery.2 
Marriage*William Robert Minter married Mary Jane Shepperson between 1917 and 1920 at Atchison, Missouri.6,2 
CensusWilliam Robert Minter appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at Clay Twp., Atchison, Missouri, ED 20, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage, 2 nieces and a stepson living with him.6 
Death*He died on 19 June 1929 at Atchison, Missouri, at age 83; buried at the Linden Cemetery.2 

Family 1

Sarah Jane Tann b. 27 Apr 1852, d. 15 Mar 1916
Children

Family 2

Mary Jane Shepperson b. 1860

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 281.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Ernest L. Minter1

M, b. November 1876
FatherWilliam Robert Minter2 b. 9 Jun 1846, d. 19 Jun 1929
MotherSarah Jane Tann2 b. 27 Apr 1852, d. 15 Mar 1916
Last Edited13 Sep 2004
Birth*Ernest L. Minter was born in November 1876 at Missouri.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1880 Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; page 378C, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusErnest L. Minter appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 South Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; ED 25, Sheet 10B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 30 years, 8 children, 6 living.2 
Marriage*Ernest L. Minter married Agnes (?) between 1911 and 1919.4 
Census*Ernest L. Minter appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, ED 156, sheet 9B, occupation laborer-wholesale (?), renting, no children.4 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, ED 28, sheet 3B, occupation manufacturer-soap factory, owned home valued at $2,000, radio, no children.5 

Family

Agnes (?) b. 1889

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Burt A. Minter1

M, b. February 1879
FatherWilliam Robert Minter2 b. 9 Jun 1846, d. 19 Jun 1929
MotherSarah Jane Tann2 b. 27 Apr 1852, d. 15 Mar 1916
Last Edited12 Sep 2004
Birth*Burt A. Minter was born in February 1879 at Missouri.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1880 Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; page 378C, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusBurt A. Minter appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 South Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; ED 25, Sheet 10B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 30 years, 8 children, 6 living.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Garland E. Minter1

M, b. 4 October 1881, d. 5 July 1907
FatherWilliam Robert Minter1 b. 9 Jun 1846, d. 19 Jun 1929
MotherSarah Jane Tann1 b. 27 Apr 1852, d. 15 Mar 1916
Last Edited12 Sep 2004
Birth*Garland E. Minter was born on 4 October 1881 at Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 South Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; ED 25, Sheet 10B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 30 years, 8 children, 6 living.1 
Death*Garland E. Minter died on 5 July 1907 at Atchison, Missouri, at age 25; buried at the Linden Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 281.

Myrtle Minter1

F, b. 27 February 1885
FatherWilliam Robert Minter1 b. 9 Jun 1846, d. 19 Jun 1929
MotherSarah Jane Tann1 b. 27 Apr 1852, d. 15 Mar 1916
Last Edited12 Sep 2004
Birth*Myrtle Minter was born on 27 February 1885 at Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 South Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; ED 25, Sheet 10B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 30 years, 8 children, 6 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, Atchison Roll C10715, No. 476.

Frederic T. Minter1

M, b. 30 June 1887, d. 10 December 1917
FatherWilliam Robert Minter1 b. 9 Jun 1846, d. 19 Jun 1929
MotherSarah Jane Tann1 b. 27 Apr 1852, d. 15 Mar 1916
Last Edited12 Sep 2004
Birth*Frederic T. Minter was born on 30 June 1887 at Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri.1,2,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 South Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; ED 25, Sheet 10B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 30 years, 8 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusFrederic T. Minter appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 Clay Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; ED 20, sheet 14B, occupation farmer, renting, married 40 years, 8 children, 4 living, 1 son and 2 nieces at home.5 
Death*Frederic T. Minter died on 10 December 1917 at Atchison, Missouri, at age 30; buried at the Linden Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 281.
  3. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, Atchison Births, Roll C10715, No. 1080.
  4. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, Atchison C10715 No. 1080.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

John Minter1

M, b. February 1871
FatherWilliam Robert Minter1 b. 9 Jun 1846, d. 19 Jun 1929
MotherSarah Jane Tann1 b. 27 Apr 1852, d. 15 Mar 1916
Last Edited5 Nov 2006
Birth*John Minter was born in February 1871 at Missouri.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1880 Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, in the household of William Robert Minter; page 378C, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.2 
Marriage*John Minter married Lavina E. (?) circa 1891 at Missouri.1 
Census*John Minter appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at South Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, ED 25, sheet 10B, occupation farm laborer, renting married 8 years, 2 children, 2 living.1 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, ED 25, sheet 10A, occupation store owner-coffee house, renting, married 17 years, 3 children, 1 living.3 

Family

Lavina E. (?) b. Nov 1871
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Ann Laura Tann1

F, b. 16 February 1891, d. 4 April 1893
FatherWilliam A. Tann2 b. Dec 1858, d. 28 Jun 1905
MotherTheda Ann (Sadie) Benedict2 b. 14 Oct 1870, d. 1901
Last Edited11 Jan 2003
Birth*Ann Laura Tann was born on 16 February 1891 at Clay Twp., Atchison, Missouri.1,3 
Death*She died on 4 April 1893 at Atchison, Missouri, at age 2.1 

Citations

  1. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 287.
  2. [S344] Ernest Hoover & Mrs. Florence Field, History of Henry Hoover.
  3. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, Atchison, Roll C10715, No. 2053.

Theda Myrtle Tann1

F, b. 7 October 1901, d. 30 November 1908
FatherWilliam A. Tann1 b. Dec 1858, d. 28 Jun 1905
MotherTheda Ann (Sadie) Benedict1 b. 14 Oct 1870, d. 1901
Last Edited26 May 2002
Birth*Theda Myrtle Tann was born on 7 October 1901 at Atchison, Missouri.2 
Death*She died on 30 November 1908 at Atchison, Missouri, at age 7; buried at the Linden Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S344] Ernest Hoover & Mrs. Florence Field, History of Henry Hoover.
  2. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 287.

Jesse Tillman Evans1,2

M, b. 1 April 1892, d. 28 August 1981
Last Edited22 Mar 2003
Birth*Jesse Tillman Evans was born on 1 April 1892 at Missouri.1,3 
Marriage*He married Birdie Leah Tann, daughter of William A. Tann and Theda Ann (Sadie) Benedict, on 24 July 1920 at Lutheran Parsonage, St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri; son of Jeremiah and Florence Ann (Settles) Evans.1,2 
Census*Jesse Tillman Evans appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Clay Twp., Atchison, Missouri, ED 6, sheet 8B, occupation farmer, renting, radio, no children.4 
Death*He died on 28 August 1981 at Watson, Atchison, Missouri, at age 89; buried at the Linden Cemetery.1,3 

Family

Birdie Leah Tann b. 11 Dec 1893, d. 1 Sep 1974

Citations

  1. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 274.
  3. [S344] Ernest Hoover & Mrs. Florence Field, History of Henry Hoover, page 40.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Asa Leo Rader1,2

M, b. 21 February 1894, d. 14 April 1978
Last Edited31 May 2002
Birth*Asa Leo Rader was born on 21 February 1894 at Missouri.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Marie Tann, daughter of William A. Tann and Theda Ann (Sadie) Benedict, circa 1927 at Atchison, Missouri.3,1,2 
Census*Asa Leo Rader appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, page 106, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children.3 
Death*He died on 14 April 1978 at Burlington Junction, Atchison, Missouri, at age 84; SSDI Record only - confirm.1,2 

Family

Marie Tann b. 8 Oct 1896, d. 17 Jun 1985
Child

Citations

  1. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 284-285.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S390] Atchison County Historical Society, Atchison County Cemetery Records, page 284.

William F. Snooks1

M, b. 1852
Last Edited22 Mar 2003
Birth*William F. Snooks was born in 1852 at Indiana.2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1880 at Polk Twp., Atchison, Missouri, page 366C, occupation farmer, no children, James VanWinkle was boarding with them.2 
Marriage*He married Lydia Tann, daughter of Frederick Tann and Michal Elizabeth Hoover, in February 1880 at Linden, Atchison, Missouri.3 

Family

Lydia Tann b. 1853, d. bt 1894 - 1903
Children

Citations

  1. [S344] Ernest Hoover & Mrs. Florence Field, History of Henry Hoover, page 40.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  3. [S391] Atchison County Journal, 1879-1882, 6 March 1880, page 41.
  4. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, Atchison Roll C 10715, No. 24.
  5. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, Atchison Roll C10715, No. 52.
  6. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, ATchison, Roll C10715, No. 944.
  7. [S642] Will and Probate Record of Frederick Tann.

Estel Grant Burch1

M, b. 20 December 1914, d. 10 March 1994
FatherDonald C. Burch1 b. 28 Mar 1883, d. 14 Mar 1962
MotherNona Tracy1 b. 29 Aug 1886, d. 16 Feb 1981
Last Edited28 Oct 2004
Birth*Estel Grant Burch was born on 20 December 1914 at Fulton, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 January 1920 Henry Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Donald C. Burch; ED 66, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, renting, 7 children and Marie Tracy (sister-in-law) at home.3 
(Witness) CensusEstel Grant Burch appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Pleasant Twp., Wabash, Indiana, in the household of Donald C. Burch; ED 17, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, renting, no radio, 8 children at home.4 
Death*Estel Grant Burch died on 10 March 1994 at Silver Lake, Kosciusko, Indiana, at age 79.1 
ObitEstel Grant's obituary was published in the Rochester Sentinel on 11 March 1994:

Estel G. Burch Dec. 20, 1914 - March 10, 1994 Estel Grant BURCH, 79, Silver Lake, died at 3:15 p.m. Thursday at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis, where he had been a patient for six weeks. He was born near Athens to Donald and Nona TRACY BURCH. He was married to Betty FENSTERMAKER, who preceded in death, and to Ruth CHARLES who survives. He retired in 1975 after 40 years with General Tire Corporation in Wabash. He was a member of the Laketon Lions Cub. Surviving with his wife, Ruth, are two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Jane) KENNEDY, Syracuse; Mrs. Dallas (Carol) SCOTT, Hendersonville, Tenn; a son, Larry BURCH, Fishers; a step-son, Edward SHANEBERGER, North Manchester; thirteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren;
two sisters, Mrs. Galen (Geneva) GRONINGER, Plainfield; Mrs. Robert (Nina) DeFORD, North Manchester; and five brothers, Max BURCH, Wabash; V.L. “Bud” BURCH, North Manchester; Harvey BURCH, North Manchester; Byron BURCH, Indianapolis; and Gene BURCH, Rochester. Preceding in death were a son, David [BURCH], in 1985 and two brothers, Raymond and Sam [BURCH]. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Foster & Good Funeral Home, Akron, with the Rev. Charles ARMSTRONG officiating. Burial will be in the Akron Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.5 
ObitEstel Grant's obituary was published in the Fort Wayne News Sentinel on 11 March 1994:

ESTEL GRANT BURCH 79, of Silver Lake died yesterday in Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. The Fulton County native retired in 1975 from General Tire Corp. after 40 years of service. Surviving are his wife, Ruth; daughters, Jane Kennedy of Syracuse and Carol Scott of Hendersonville, Tenn; a son, Larry of Fishers; a stepson, Edward Shaneburger of North Manchester; sisters, Geneva Groninger of Plainfield and Nina DeFord of North Manchester; brothers, Max of Wabash, Byron of Indianapolis, Gene of Rochester, and V.L. "Bud" and Harvey, both of North Manchester; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services are 10 a.m. Monday in Foster & Good Funeral Home, Akron, where calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Akron Cemetery. Preferred memorials are gifts to a cancer fund .6 

Citations

  1. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S47] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Fulton County Births, Book C-11, page 79.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 11 March 1994.
  6. [S371] Fort Wayne Journal Gazette/News Sentinel, 11 March 1994.

U.S. Grant Tracy1

M, b. May 1865
Last Edited15 Sep 2002
Birth*U.S. Grant Tracy was born in May 1865 at Indiana; son of S.S. and Caroline Tracy.2 
Marriage*He married Alice Bemenderfer on 8 October 1885 at Fulton, Indiana.3,4 
Census*U.S. Grant Tracy appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Henry Twp., Fulton, Indiana, ED 35, sheet 15A, occupation farmer, renting, married 14 years, 4 children, 4 living.5 

Family

Alice Bemenderfer b. May 1867
Children

Citations

  1. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book D, page 473.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S344] Ernest Hoover & Mrs. Florence Field, History of Henry Hoover, page 42.
  4. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book D, page 573.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Alice Bemenderfer1

F, b. May 1867
Last Edited15 Sep 2002
Birth*Alice Bemenderfer was born in May 1867 at Indiana.2 
Married Name As of 8 October 1885,her married name was Tracy.1 
Marriage*She married U.S. Grant Tracy on 8 October 1885 at Fulton, Indiana.3,1 
(Witness) CensusAlice Bemenderfer appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 Henry Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of U.S. Grant Tracy; ED 35, sheet 15A, occupation farmer, renting, married 14 years, 4 children, 4 living.2 

Family

U.S. Grant Tracy b. May 1865
Children

Citations

  1. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book D, page 573.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S344] Ernest Hoover & Mrs. Florence Field, History of Henry Hoover, page 42.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Mable R. Krathwohl1

F, b. 2 August 1907, d. 29 May 1998
Last Edited15 May 2003
Birth*Mable R. Krathwohl was born on 2 August 1907 at Fulton, Indiana.1 
Married Name As of 22 June 1929,her married name was Burch.1 
Marriage*She married Max Burch, son of Donald C. Burch and Nona Tracy, on 22 June 1929 at Columbia City, Kosciusko, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusMable R. Krathwohl appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, in the household of Max Burch; ED 18, sheet 11B, occupation laborer-brakes, renting-$42 month, no children.2 
Death*Mable R. Krathwohl died on 29 May 1998 at North Manchester, Wabash, Indiana, at age 90.1 
ObitMable R.'s obituary was published in the Rochester Sentinel on 1 June 1998:

Mable R. Burch Aug. 2, 1907 - May 29, 1998 Mable R. BURCH, 90, Wabash, died at 5:55 p.m. Friday at Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester. Born in Fulton County to David and Lillian VanDUYNE KRATHWOHL, she married Max BURCH on June 22, 1929 in Columbia City. He preceded in death on Feb. 6. 1996. Mrs. Burch retired from General Tire and Rubber Company, Wabash, in 1970 after 26 years. She had also worked at Honeywell Inc., Wabash. She attended the Wabash Friends Church but was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church. In her early years she belonged to the Rochester Evangelical United Brethren. She was Chaplain of the Senior Citizen Club. She was a member of the General Tire Retirement Club, a 51 year member of Farm Bureau, a charter member of the Wabash AARP, and home demonstration club, Wabash. They moved to Wabash In 1981 after living on farms in Fulton, Miami and Wabash Counties. Survivors include one son, Robert L. BURCH, Wabash; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Manchester Avenue Chapel. 1177 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Rev. David PHILLIPS will officiate. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery. Wabash. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.1 

Family

Max Burch b. 6 Mar 1906, d. 6 Feb 1996

Citations

  1. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 1 June 1998.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

John B. McMahan1

M, b. 4 October 1846, d. 30 December 1918
Last Edited7 May 2002
Birth*John B. McMahan was born on 4 October 1846 at Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana.1,2 
Marriage*He married Rebecca Goss on 28 December 1871 at Fulton, Indiana.1,3 
ObitJohn B.'s obituary was published in the Rochester Sentinel on 30 December 1918:

John B. McMAHAN, 73, for more than 70 years a resident of Fulton county, died at 5:30 o’clock Monday morning at his home on South Main St., a victim of heart trouble and complications, from which he had been suffering for the past year. Altho he had been very ill at times recently, he was able to be up for an hour Sunday. John B. McMahan was born at Columbus, Ind., on October 4th, 1845, one of a family of 10 children born to Mrs. and Mrs. William McMAHAN, four of whom, Mrs. Frank MOORE, of Rochester; Miss Clara McMAHAN, south of the city; Mrs. Louise MYERS, of Leiters, and William W. McMAHAN, of Hammond, survive. Three sisters and two brothers preceded him. When two years of age, he moved with his family to Fulton county residing from that time until 12 years ago on a farm south of Rochester. Upon retiring, he moved to Rochester where he lived until the time of his demise. On December 8th, 1871, he was united in marriage to Miss Rebecca GOSS, who survives. To this union there were born 12 children, 10 of whom survive: Mrs. John SCHAAF, north of Rochester; Mrs. Mel HAY, Postmaster Otto McMAHAN, Hugh [McMAHAN], Tom [McMAHAN], John [McMAHAN], James [McMAHAN] and Miss Jesse [McMAHAN], all of Rochester, and Pat [McMAHAN] and Bill [McMAHAN], southwest of the city. Two daughters, Mrs. Dal BLACK and Mrs. Omar SMITH, are dead. While not a member, Mr. McMahan’s religious tendencies were towards the Methodist church. He was a charter member of the Ben Hur and Maccabee lodges. Funeral at the house Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., Rev. George CRAIG in charge. Interment in mausoleum.4 
Death*He died on 30 December 1918 at Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, at age 72; buried at the Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery.1 

Family

Rebecca Goss b. 14 Mar 1853, d. 9 Aug 1926
Child

Citations

  1. [S162] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Cemeteries (Tombaugh), Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
  2. [S375] Shirley Willard, Fulton County Folks, Volume I, page 179.
  3. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book C, page 71.
  4. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 30 December 1918.

Rebecca Goss1,2

F, b. 14 March 1853, d. 9 August 1926
Last Edited5 Feb 2004
Birth*Rebecca Goss was born on 14 March 1853 at Indiana.2,1,3 
Married Name As of 28 December 1871,her married name was McMahan.1,2 
Marriage*She married John B. McMahan on 28 December 1871 at Fulton, Indiana.1,2 
ObitRebecca's obituary was published in the an unknown place on 9 August 1926:
The sudden passing of Mrs. Rebecca McMAHAN, who died at 1:30 a.m. Monday at her residence on south Main street, was a severe shock to her children and friends. Mrs. McMahan had been enjoying the best of health for the past number of years and was not heard to have complained of feeling badly upon retiring Sunday night. Shortly after 1 o’clock this morning she suffered a stroke of apoplexy which resulted in her death a few moments later. Rebecca [GOSS], daughter of George and Elizabeth GOSS, was born on a farm in the Salem neighborhood, Fulton county on March 14th, 1853. On December 28th, 1871 whe was united in marriage to John McMAHAN, who preceded her in death by eight years. To this union twelve children were born: Mrs. John SCHAAF, of Fernandina, Fla., Mrs. Mel HAY, Bakersfield, Calif., Otto [McMAHAN], Hugh [McMAHAN], and Tom [McMAHAN] of this city, William [McMAHAN] and Pat [McMAHAN] of Fernandina, Fla; John McMAHAN] and Jim [McMAHAN] of Bakersfield, Calif., and Miss Jessie [McMAHAN] of this city. Two daughters, Mrs. Omer C. SMITH and Mrs. Dal BLACK, preceded their mother in death. Besides sixteen grandchildren the deceased leaves three sisters, Mrs. Angeline BURTON, of Hollywood, Calif., Mrs. Marie ALSPACH and Mrs. Frank MARSH of Rochester. The funeral in charge of Rev. R. H. CROWDER will be held at the McMahan home on south Main street, Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Burial will be made in the local mausoleum.4 
Death*She died on 9 August 1926 at Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, at age 73; buried at the Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery.1,2 

Family

John B. McMahan b. 4 Oct 1846, d. 30 Dec 1918
Child

Citations

  1. [S162] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Cemeteries (Tombaugh), Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
  2. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book C, page 71.
  3. [S375] Shirley Willard, Fulton County Folks, Volume I, page 179.
  4. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 9 August 1926.

Paul Herschel Hoover1

M, b. 8 February 1916, d. 10 April 1942
FatherFrank Earl Hoover1 b. 26 May 1882, d. 6 Jun 1952
MotherOta Vernella Sowers1 b. 8 Oct 1885, d. 30 Sep 1951
Last Edited14 Nov 2004
Birth*Paul Herschel Hoover was born on 8 February 1916 at Mt. Zion, Fulton, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 Rochester-3rd Ward, Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Frank Earl Hoover; ED 76, sheet 6B, occupation laborer-ice company, owned home, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusPaul Herschel Hoover appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Frank Earl Hoover; ED 11, sheet 7B, occupation laborer-odd jobs, renting-$16 month, 6 children at home.4 
Death*Paul Herschel Hoover died on 10 April 1942 at Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, at age 26; buried at the Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery.1 
ObitPaul Herschel's obituary was published in the Rochester Sentinel on 11 April 1942:

Paul H. HOOVER, 26 years of age, lifetime resident of this community, died at 2:30 o’clock Friday afternoon in the Irene Byron sanitarium, Fort Wayne, where he had been confined since January, 1939. Death was attributed to pneumonia. Mr. Hoover resided at 1130 Monroe street, this city.
Paul Herschell, son of Earl and Ota SOWERS HOOVER, was born in the Mr. Zion community on February 8, 1916, and had resided in Rochester and vicinity his entire life. The deceased, who followed the occupation of a printer, attended the Rochester Christian church. Surviving are the parents, at home; three brothers, Victor HOOVER, Des Moines, Iowa; Glenn HOOVER, Akron; Doyne HOOVER, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Sylvia FLOHR, Akron; Mrs. Miriam SMITH, Indianapolis; and one grandmother, Mrs. Emma SOWERS, South Bend. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon, two o’clock, from the Christian church, this city. Rev. Harry MOUNT will officiate and burial will be made in the I.O.O.F. cemetery, Rochester. The body will be removed from the Zimmerman Brothers funeral home to the Hoover residence, this city, Monday morning. Friends may call at the residence, or at the funeral home prior to Monday morning.1 

Citations

  1. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 11 April 1942.
  2. [S47] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Fulton County Births, Book C-13, page 8.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Miriam Grace Hoover1

F, b. 10 May 1914, d. 6 August 1950
FatherFrank Earl Hoover1 b. 26 May 1882, d. 6 Jun 1952
MotherOta Vernella Sowers1 b. 8 Oct 1885, d. 30 Sep 1951
Last Edited28 Nov 2004
Birth*Miriam Grace Hoover was born on 10 May 1914 at Fulton, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 Rochester-3rd Ward, Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Frank Earl Hoover; ED 76, sheet 6B, occupation laborer-ice company, owned home, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusMiriam Grace Hoover appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Frank Earl Hoover; ED 11, sheet 7B, occupation laborer-odd jobs, renting-$16 month, 6 children at home.4 
Married Name As of 10 May 1930,her married name was Clay.5 
Marriage*Miriam Grace Hoover married Roy William Clay, son of Edward William Clay and Vernie Deniston, on 10 May 1930 at Fulton, Indiana.5 
Married Name As of after 1931,her married name was Smith.1 
Marriage*Miriam Grace Hoover married Robert E. Smith after 1931.1 
(Witness) ObitMiriam Grace Hoover witnessed the Obit of Roy William Clay on 16 February 1932 at Rochester Sentinel, Rochester, Fulton, Indiana,
Coming as a shock to relatives and friends is the death of Roy CLAY, 21, which occurred at 10:30 Tuesday morning at the home of his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl HOOVER, 1131 Monroe street, death being due to acute kidney trouble. He had only been ill since Friday evening. Roy, son of Ed and Vernie (DENISTON) CLAY, was born on August 26, 1910 on a farm northwest of Rochester and all of his life had been spent in this community. On May 10, 1930 he was married to Miss Miriam HOOVER. Surviving are his wife; one son, Richard [CLAY]; father, Ed Clay; three brothers, Howard [CLAY], Homer [CLAY] and Roscoe [CLAY], and two sisters, Mrs. Pauline SNYDER and Mrs. Mildred NEWMAN, all of Rochester. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Buried I.O.O.F. cemetery, row 9, Rochester, Ind.6 
Death*Miriam Grace Hoover died on 6 August 1950 at Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, at age 36.1 
ObitMiriam Grace's obituary was published in the Rochester Sentinel on 7 August 1950:

Mrs. Miriam Grace SMITH, Indianapolis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl HOOVER, Rochester, passed away in Indianapolis General Hospital at 5:10 p.m. Sunday. Survivors include: Her husband, Robert E. SMITH; a son, Richard Roy CLAY, of Great Lakes Naval Training Station; three brothers, Victor [HOOVER], Chicago, Doyne [HOOVER], Hammond, Glenn [HOOVER] of Akron and a sister, Sylvia [HOOVER], of Peru. Her parents also survive. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Jordan Funeral Home on East Tenth street in Indianapolis.1 

Family 1

Roy William Clay b. 27 Aug 1910, d. 16 Feb 1932

Family 2

Robert E. Smith

Citations

  1. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 7 August 1950.
  2. [S47] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Fulton County Births, Book C-11, page 61.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book 2, page 526.
  6. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 16 February 1932.

Roy William Clay1

M, b. 27 August 1910, d. 16 February 1932
FatherEdward William Clay2 b. 14 Sep 1882, d. 22 Oct 1945
MotherVernie Deniston2 b. 28 Jun 1885, d. 25 Oct 1929
Last Edited28 Nov 2004
Birth*Roy William Clay was born on 27 August 1910 at Fulton, Indiana.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 January 1920 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Edward William Clay; ED 73, sheet 1B, occupation not readable, renting, 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*Roy William Clay married Miriam Grace Hoover, daughter of Frank Earl Hoover and Ota Vernella Sowers, on 10 May 1930 at Fulton, Indiana.1 
ObitRoy William's obituary was published in the Rochester Sentinel on 16 February 1932:

Coming as a shock to relatives and friends is the death of Roy CLAY, 21, which occurred at 10:30 Tuesday morning at the home of his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl HOOVER, 1131 Monroe street, death being due to acute kidney trouble. He had only been ill since Friday evening. Roy, son of Ed and Vernie (DENISTON) CLAY, was born on August 26, 1910 on a farm northwest of Rochester and all of his life had been spent in this community. On May 10, 1930 he was married to Miss Miriam HOOVER. Surviving are his wife; one son, Richard [CLAY]; father, Ed Clay; three brothers, Howard [CLAY], Homer [CLAY] and Roscoe [CLAY], and two sisters, Mrs. Pauline SNYDER and Mrs. Mildred NEWMAN, all of Rochester. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Buried I.O.O.F. cemetery, row 9, Rochester, Ind.5 
Death*He died on 16 February 1932 at Fulton, Indiana, at age 21; buried at the Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery.2 

Family

Miriam Grace Hoover b. 10 May 1914, d. 6 Aug 1950

Citations

  1. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book 2, page 526.
  2. [S162] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Cemeteries (Tombaugh), Rochester I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
  3. [S47] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Fulton County Births, Book C-10, page 63.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 16 February 1932.

Robert E. Smith1

M
Last Edited15 Sep 2002
Marriage*Robert E. Smith married Miriam Grace Hoover, daughter of Frank Earl Hoover and Ota Vernella Sowers, after 1931.1 

Family

Miriam Grace Hoover b. 10 May 1914, d. 6 Aug 1950

Citations

  1. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 7 August 1950.

Infant Daughter Feece1

F, b. 6 February 1877, d. 20 February 1877
FatherHarrison Feece1 b. 19 Nov 1854, d. 8 Mar 1939
MotherMinerva Hoover1 b. 30 Apr 1858, d. 20 May 1910
Last Edited6 Apr 2002
Birth*Infant Daughter Feece was born on 6 February 1877 at Fulton, Indiana.1 
Death*She died on 20 February 1877 at Fulton, Indiana; buried at the Hoover Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S162] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Cemeteries (Tombaugh), Hoover Cemetery.

Philip Gunckel1

M, b. 1814, d. 8 October 1872
Last Edited23 Feb 2004
Birth*Philip Gunckel was born in 1814 at Montgomery, Ohio.2,3 
Marriage*He married Albertania Blake on 18 April 1839 at Preble, Ohio.4,5 
Marriage*Philip Gunckel married Ann Maria Kesling on 10 December 1842 at Montgomery, Ohio; need further verification.6 
CensusPhilip Gunckel appeared on the census of 2 August 1850 at Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, page 413B, occupation lawyer, he and his daughter "R.E.A." lived with Isaiah Hoover.7 
Marriage*He married Anna Mariah Porter on 6 April 1851 at Fulton, Indiana.1,8 
Census*Philip Gunckel appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 at Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, page 702, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.1 
Milit-Beg*He began military service on 19 August 1862 at Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, as a Corporal, 87th Indiana Infantry.3 
Description*He was described as at the time of enlistment as 47 years of age, 5' 6 1/2" tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, occupation farmer on 19 August 1862 at Rochester, Fulton, Indiana.3 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 2 December 1862 at Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; discharged near Washington, D.C. due to rheumatism.3 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 July 1870 at Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, page 93B, occupation farmer, Mariah reported real estate valued at $600, 4 children at home.9 
Death*He died on 8 October 1872 at Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana.5 
ObitPhilip's obituary was published in the Rochester Union Spy on 17 October 1872:
Phillip Gunclle, a very worthy citizens, died near this place last week. His age was about 50 years.10 

Family 1

Ann Maria Kesling b. c 1820, d. b 1850

Family 2

Albertania Blake
Child

Family 3

Anna Mariah Porter b. 1835
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  3. [S437] "Military Records of Phillip Gunckel."
  4. [S34] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Microfilmed State and Local Records, Ohio Marriages 1808-1859, Batch M512961, Source 0461073 IT 1-2.
  5. [S422] Lois Anderson, "Ancestral File of Lois Anderson", Ancestral File.
  6. [S311] Lindsay M. Brien, Montgomery County, Ohio Marriages, Brien W.P.A. record.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  8. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book A, page 42.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  10. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, Rochester Union Spy, 17 October 1872.
  11. [S162] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Cemeteries (Tombaugh), Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Anna Mariah Porter1,2

F, b. 1835
Last Edited5 Feb 2004
Birth*Anna Mariah Porter was born in 1835 at Indiana.1,2 
Married Name As of 6 April 1851,her married name was Gunckel.1,2 
Marriage*She married Philip Gunckel on 6 April 1851 at Fulton, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusAnna Mariah Porter appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Philip Gunckel; page 702, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusAnna Mariah Porter appeared on the census of 6 July 1870 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Philip Gunckel; page 93B, occupation farmer, Mariah reported real estate valued at $600, 4 children at home.3 

Family

Philip Gunckel b. 1814, d. 8 Oct 1872
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book A, page 42.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S162] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Cemeteries (Tombaugh), Mt. Zion Cemetery.

James F. Gunckel1

M, b. 1855
FatherPhilip Gunckel1 b. 1814, d. 8 Oct 1872
MotherAnna Mariah Porter1 b. 1835
Last Edited18 Oct 2006
Birth*James F. Gunckel was born in 1855 at Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Philip Gunckel; page 702, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusJames F. Gunckel appeared on the census of 6 July 1870 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Philip Gunckel; page 93B, occupation farmer, Mariah reported real estate valued at $600, 4 children at home.2 
Marriage*James F. Gunckel married Lydia E. Maxwell on 7 October 1877 at Fulton, Indiana.3 
Census*James F. Gunckel appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, page 544C, occupation farmer, 1 child.4 

Family

Lydia E. Maxwell b. 1855
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book C, page 490.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Lydia E. Maxwell1

F, b. 1855
Last Edited5 Feb 2004
Birth*Lydia E. Maxwell was born in 1855 at Indiana.2 
Married Name As of 7 October 1877,her married name was Gunckel.1 
Marriage*She married James F. Gunckel, son of Philip Gunckel and Anna Mariah Porter, on 7 October 1877 at Fulton, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusLydia E. Maxwell appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, in the household of James F. Gunckel; page 544C, occupation farmer, 1 child.2 

Family

James F. Gunckel b. 1855
Child

Citations

  1. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book C, page 490.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Cleopatra Gunckel1

F, b. 1859
FatherPhilip Gunckel1 b. 1814, d. 8 Oct 1872
MotherAnna Mariah Porter1 b. 1835
Last Edited5 Feb 2004
Birth*Cleopatra Gunckel was born in 1859 at Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Philip Gunckel; page 702, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusCleopatra Gunckel appeared on the census of 6 July 1870 Rochester Twp., Fulton, Indiana, in the household of Philip Gunckel; page 93B, occupation farmer, Mariah reported real estate valued at $600, 4 children at home.2 
Married Name As of 2 September 1878,her married name was Maxwell.3 
Marriage*Cleopatra Gunckel married Franklin P. Maxwell on 2 September 1878 at Fulton, Indiana.3 
Census*Cleopatra Gunckel appeared on the census of 1880 at La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, page 544C, occupation farmer, 1 child.4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, in the household of Franklin P. Maxwell; page 544C, occupation farmer, 1 child.4 

Family

Franklin P. Maxwell b. 1857
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book C, page 559.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Franklin P. Maxwell1

M, b. 1857
Last Edited5 Feb 2004
Birth*Franklin P. Maxwell was born in 1857 at Indiana.2 
Marriage*He married Cleopatra Gunckel, daughter of Philip Gunckel and Anna Mariah Porter, on 2 September 1878 at Fulton, Indiana.1 
Census*Franklin P. Maxwell appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, page 544C, occupation farmer, 1 child.2 

Family

Cleopatra Gunckel b. 1859
Child

Citations

  1. [S158] Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh, Fulton County Marriages--Tombaugh, Book C, page 559.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Abram (Abraham) Barnes

M, b. 28 October 1845, d. 10 March 1926
FatherDr. John Barnes b. 29 Aug 1815, d. 4 Feb 1899
MotherNancy Bebout b. 29 Dec 1823, d. 18 Mar 1894
Last Edited22 Oct 2003
Birth*Abram (Abraham) Barnes was born on 28 October 1845 at Wabash, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 10 October 1850 Harriston Twp., Miami, Indiana, in the household of Dr. John Barnes; page 180, occupation physician, real estate valued at $700, 2 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusAbram (Abraham) Barnes appeared on the census of 12 July 1860 Butler Twp., Miami, Indiana, in the household of Dr. John Barnes; page 114, occupation merchant, real estate valued at $1,500, 4 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusAbram (Abraham) Barnes appeared on the census of 13 August 1870 Gilead P.O., Perry Twp., Miami, Indiana, in the household of Dr. John Barnes; page 149, occupation physician, real estate valued at $2,000, 5 children at home (indexed as "Bames.")4 
(Witness) CensusAbram (Abraham) Barnes appeared on the census of 1880 Macy, Miami, Indiana, in the household of Dr. John Barnes; page 404B, occupation retired physician, 4 children at home.5 
Census*Abram (Abraham) Barnes appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Macy, Miami, Indiana, ED 111, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, single, living with his sisters, Martha A. (single), and Elizabeth Carrothers (widowed.)6 
ObitAbram (Abraham)'s obituary was published in the Rochester Sentinel on 10 March 1926:

Abraham BARNES dropped dead in his home at Macy at 7 o’clock Wednesday morning, presumably of heart trouble, as he was approaching the breakfast table. He was 82 years old, and had lived practically his entire life at Macy. He was born near that place, the son of Dr. John and Nancy BARNES. He had never married, having resided with a sister, Miss Martha BARNES, now the only surviving of several children. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock, at the home, the Rev. RICHARDSON of the Macy M.E. church officiating.7 
Death*He died on 10 March 1926 at Macy, Miami, Indiana, at age 80; burial record not found.7 

Citations

  1. [S348] Delna Powell, "Ancestral File of the Barnes Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S124] Rochester Sentinel, 10 March 1926.