Benjamin Reed1,2

M, b. circa 1801, d. July, 1863
FatherJonathan "John" Reed2 b. May 12, 1777, d. August 24, 1848
MotherRebecca Elizabeth Conner2 b. August 11, 1775, d. October 24, 1850
     Benjamin Reed was born circa 1801 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Matilda Sally Green on November 20, 1823 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 Benjamin Reed died in July, 1863 at Wabash Co., Indiana.4 He Letter from from John and Lucy Reed to sister Eury dated Mar 15, 1864. mentions "Our brother Benjamin Reed departed this life in July last. He was sick but a short time, only a few days. He was taken sick on Monday and died on the Friday following, It was erysipelas that caused his death. It first commenced on his arm and run to his body and killed him." on March 15, 1864.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 194, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana3
1860Dwelling 337, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1860Farmer5

Occupation

1850Farmer3

Family

Matilda Sally Green b. circa 1809
Marriage*Benjamin Reed married Matilda Sally Green on November 20, 1823 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S422] My Family - Dillon, Kelly, Peterson, Nelson, Grimm, Yates, Eager, Keefer, Fisher, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=treegnpme&id=I01214
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Ezra Reed1,2,3

M, b. circa 1805
FatherJonathan "John" Reed2 b. May 12, 1777, d. August 24, 1848
MotherRebecca Elizabeth Conner2 b. August 11, 1775, d. October 24, 1850
     Ezra Reed was born circa 1805 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He married Lydia "Liddy" Light, daughter of Henry Light and Lydia Hathaway, on October 22, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3

Family

Lydia "Liddy" Light b. circa 1805
Marriage*Ezra Reed married Lydia "Liddy" Light, daughter of Henry Light and Lydia Hathaway, on October 22, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Reed

F, b. March 1, 1811, d. April 4, 1855
FatherJonathan "John" Reed b. May 12, 1777, d. August 24, 1848
MotherRebecca Elizabeth Conner b. August 11, 1775, d. October 24, 1850
     Sarah Reed was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.1,2 She was born on March 1, 1811 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of November 6, 1834,her married name was Titsworth. She married Peter Titsworth on November 6, 1834 at Fayette Co., Indiana.3,1 Sarah Reed died on April 4, 1855 at Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 44.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 8, Orange Township, Fayette Co., Indiana4

Family

Peter Titsworth b. November 2, 1799, d. September 27, 1855
Marriage*Sarah Reed married Peter Titsworth on November 6, 1834 at Fayette Co., Indiana.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  3. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S422] My Family - Dillon, Kelly, Peterson, Nelson, Grimm, Yates, Eager, Keefer, Fisher, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=treegnpme&id=I01214
  6. [S427] Stone, Montgomery, Crockett, Hammer, Butler, Knowles, Page, Mahler and Other Related Familes, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2652531&id=I524642331
  7. [S428] Jessica & Nathan's Ancestors (Titsworth), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dom57&id=I00139

Eura Emma "Eury" Reed1,2,3

F, b. February 21, 1814, d. May 16, 1901
FatherJonathan "John" Reed1 b. May 12, 1777, d. August 24, 1848
MotherRebecca Elizabeth Conner1 b. August 11, 1775, d. October 24, 1850
     Eura Emma "Eury" Reed was buried at Kirk Cemetery, Kirk, Yuma Co., Colorado.1,3,4 She was born on February 21, 1814 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,4 She married George Dillon, son of Eli Dillon and Catherine Hilligoss, on September 24, 1833 at Fayette Co., Indiana.4 As of September 24, 1833,her married name was Dillon. Eura Emma "Eury" Reed died on May 16, 1901 at Kirk, Yuma Co., Colorado, at age 87.1,3,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 73, Chester Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1860Dwelling 857, Unknown Township, Otoe Co., Nebraska2
1870Dwelling 37, Wyoming, Otoe Co., Nebraska6
1880Unnumbered Dwelling, Berlin, Otoe Co., Nebraska7
1900Dwelling 13, District 129, Cope, Arapahoe Co., ColoradoEnumerated in the household of her son Eli8

Family

George Dillon b. January 25, 1810, d. October 12, 1860
Marriage*Eura Emma "Eury" Reed married George Dillon, son of Eli Dillon and Catherine Hilligoss, on September 24, 1833 at Fayette Co., Indiana.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S422] My Family - Dillon, Kelly, Peterson, Nelson, Grimm, Yates, Eager, Keefer, Fisher, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=treegnpme&id=I01214
  4. [S8438] Kirk Cemetery, Yuma Co., CO, online www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S8451] Daniels Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online www.findagrave.com.
  10. [S8294] Nebraska State Historical Society State Library and Archives, Nebraska, Marriage Records, 1855-1908.

Elizabeth Williams1,2

F, b. July 3, 1810, d. February 12, 1853
     Elizabeth Williams Letter to Eury Reed Dillon dated Mar 15, 1864. John mentions "Grandfather Williams (Elizabeth's father) also sold out and moved over close to Isaac's (Reed), the old man and women are still alive and enjoy tolerable good health."1 She was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.1,3 She was born on July 3, 1810 at Kentucky.1 She married John Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on March 31, 1831 at Fayette Co., Indiana.1,2 As of March 31, 1831,her married name was Reed. Elizabeth Williams died on February 12, 1853 at Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 42.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 183, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana4

Family

John Reed b. May 30, 1808, d. November 24, 1899
Marriage*Elizabeth Williams married John Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on March 31, 1831 at Fayette Co., Indiana.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S425] Fayette Co. IN Genealogy, online http://www.rootsquest.com/~indiana/fayette/
  3. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

Nathan Valentine "Valentine" Manning1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 3, 1858, d. February 21, 1923
FatherCary Manning2,6,7,8,5 b. circa 1816
MotherMahala Cole2,6,7,8,5 b. circa 1826
     Nathan Valentine "Valentine" Manning was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,5 He was born on June 3, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Nathan was enumerated as being 2 years old in the 1860 Census so I believe his correct birth date to be Jun 3, 1858.9,6,5 He married Elizabeth Alice "Eliza" Conner, daughter of William P. "Big Billy P." Conner Jr. and Elmira J. Furrow, on November 25, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,10 Nathan Valentine "Valentine" Manning died on February 21, 1923 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 64.9,5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 385, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 193, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 176, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 250, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 46, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 109, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1880Farm laborer8
1900Farmer3
1910Farmer4
1920Farmer12

Family

Elizabeth Alice "Eliza" Conner b. December 9, 1864, d. August 18, 1944
Marriage*Nathan Valentine "Valentine" Manning married Elizabeth Alice "Eliza" Conner, daughter of William P. "Big Billy P." Conner Jr. and Elmira J. Furrow, on November 25, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the N. Valentine Manning death certificate.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Velva E. Manning death certificate.
  14. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Lydia "Liddy" Light1,2,3

F, b. circa 1805
FatherHenry Light1,3 b. circa 1771, d. April, 1823
MotherLydia Hathaway4
     Lydia "Liddy" Light was born circa 1805 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 She married Ezra Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on October 22, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5,2 As of October 22, 1825,her married name was Reed. Lydia "Liddy" Light Land deed between Ezra Reed and Lydia Reed, his wife and Thomas Helms of Franklin County, VA for $20, three tracts of land lying on Big Run a branch of Little River being the land Henry Light deceased and at his death bequeathed to certain children among the rest Liddy Light his daughter now Liddy Reed was entitled one tenth part of the said three tract one of 210 acres by patent, one 245 acres, one other of 22 acres her right will more fully affirm by the report of the commissioners signed: Ezra Reed, Liddy Reed recorded: January 10, 1827 on May 24, 1826 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 As of May, 1843,her married name was Spencer.6 She married Joseph Spencer in May, 1843 at Wabash Co., Indiana.6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 51, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7

Family 1

Ezra Reed b. circa 1805
Marriage*Lydia "Liddy" Light married Ezra Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on October 22, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5,2 
Children

Family 2

Joseph Spencer b. circa 1811
Marriage*Lydia "Liddy" Light married Joseph Spencer in May, 1843 at Wabash Co., Indiana.6 

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S723] Virginia Montgomery Co., Montgomery Co., Virginia, Deed Book I.
  4. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  5. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  6. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  7. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Lucy Ann Phelps1

F, b. November 12, 1819, d. April 3, 1888
     Lucy Ann Phelps was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean Co., Illinois.1 She was born on November 12, 1819 at Ohio.1,2 She married John Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on May 3, 1855 at Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana.1 As of May 3, 1855,her married name was Reed. Lucy Ann Phelps died on April 3, 1888 at Bloomington, McLean Co., Illinois, at age 68.1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 369, Warren Township, Huntington Co., Indiana2
1880Dwelling 305, District 160, Bloomington, McLean Co., Illinois3

Family

John Reed b. May 30, 1808, d. November 24, 1899
Marriage*Lucy Ann Phelps married John Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on May 3, 1855 at Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Susan McVicker1,2,3,4

F, b. March 8, 1823, d. May 20, 1857
FatherSamuel McVicker3,4 b. January 31, 1790, d. May 11, 1850
MotherRachel Sutton3,4 b. February 5, 1800, d. August 25, 1863
     Susan McVicker was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,4 She was born on March 8, 1823 at Butler Co., Ohio.2,3 She married Hosea H. Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on June 26, 1841 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,3,4 As of June 26, 1841,her married name was Reed. Susan McVicker died on May 20, 1857 at Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 34.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 182, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5

Family

Hosea H. Reed b. June 14, 1817, d. February 16, 1858
Marriage*Susan McVicker married Hosea H. Reed, son of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on June 26, 1841 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S434] Lonnall Clark (g-g-g-grandson), "Samuel McVicker," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr, 2002.
  4. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

Peter Titsworth1,2,3,4

M, b. November 2, 1799, d. September 27, 1855
     Peter Titsworth was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,4 He was born on November 2, 1799 at Kentucky.2,3 He married Sarah Reed, daughter of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on November 6, 1834 at Fayette Co., Indiana.5,3 Peter Titsworth died on September 27, 1855 at Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 55.3

Census Records

1840Orange Township, Fayette Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 2 males under 5, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 30-40, and 1 female 50-601
1850Dwelling 8, Orange Township, Fayette Co., Indiana2

Family

Sarah Reed b. March 1, 1811, d. April 4, 1855
Marriage*Peter Titsworth married Sarah Reed, daughter of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on November 6, 1834 at Fayette Co., Indiana.5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  4. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  6. [S422] My Family - Dillon, Kelly, Peterson, Nelson, Grimm, Yates, Eager, Keefer, Fisher, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=treegnpme&id=I01214
  7. [S427] Stone, Montgomery, Crockett, Hammer, Butler, Knowles, Page, Mahler and Other Related Familes, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2652531&id=I524642331
  8. [S428] Jessica & Nathan's Ancestors (Titsworth), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dom57&id=I00139

George Dillon1,2,3

M, b. January 25, 1810, d. October 12, 1860
FatherEli Dillon3 b. July 18, 1779, d. October 30, 1857
MotherCatherine Hilligoss3 b. April 10, 1786, d. January 21, 1821
     George Dillon George was among the first settlers locating in "Bear Swamp" and its vicinity prior to 1836 (took it's name from the Bear Grass Creek, which flowed through the southern section of the township). In the 1830's Chester Township, where George bought land, was a swampy area. Ditches were necessary to drain off the water and allow farming. A land deed on record shows that George Tillon "of Rush Co, IN" paid for eighty acres of land from the U.S. government on 15 Mar 1837 and paid taxes on it in 1838 of $1.41 1/4. Helms also mentions George as a founding member of the Silver Creek Church, along with John Reed. (father of his wife Eura Reed.)4
He was buried at small private cemetery, five miles south of southwest of Nehawka, Otoe Co., Nebraska.3,5 He was born on January 25, 1810 at Fleming Co., Kentucky.1,3 He married Eura Emma "Eury" Reed, daughter of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on September 24, 1833 at Fayette Co., Indiana.6 George Dillon died on October 12, 1860 at Otoe Co., Nebraska Territory, at age 50.1,3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 73, Chester Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2
1860Dwelling 857, Unknown Township, Otoe Co., Nebraska7

Occupation

1850Farmer2
1860Farmer7

Family

Eura Emma "Eury" Reed b. February 21, 1814, d. May 16, 1901
Marriage*George Dillon married Eura Emma "Eury" Reed, daughter of Jonathan "John" Reed and Rebecca Elizabeth Conner, on September 24, 1833 at Fayette Co., Indiana.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S422] My Family - Dillon, Kelly, Peterson, Nelson, Grimm, Yates, Eager, Keefer, Fisher, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=treegnpme&id=I01214
  4. [S429] Helms, History of Wabash County, Indiana.
  5. [S70] Minnie Smith Dillon, Family Notes of Minnie Smith Dillon.
  6. [S8438] Kirk Cemetery, Yuma Co., CO, online www.findagrave.com.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8451] Daniels Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S8294] Nebraska State Historical Society State Library and Archives, Nebraska, Marriage Records, 1855-1908.

Henry Walker1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 15, 1803, d. May 17, 1869
     Henry Walker was buried at Springersville Cemetery, Connersville Township, Fayette Co., Indiana.6 He was born on August 15, 1803 at Ohio.7,1,4,6 He married Sarah Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on November 16, 1826 at Fayette Co., Indiana.7,1,5 Henry Walker died on May 17, 1869 at Indiana at age 65.6

Census Records

1830Fayette Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 1 male under 5, 1 male 20-30, and one female 20-303
1840Waterloo Township, Fayette Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 1 male 10-15, 1 male 30-40 and 1 female 30-402
1850Dwelling 254, Waterloo Township, Fayette Co., Indiana4
1860Dwelling 396, Connersville Township, Fayette Co., Indiana8

Occupation

1850Farmer4
1860Farmer8

Family

Sarah Conner b. March 20, 1807
Marriage*Henry Walker married Sarah Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on November 16, 1826 at Fayette Co., Indiana.7,1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S413] National Archives and Records Administration, 1830 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  6. [S2441] Springersville Cemetery, Fayette Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=walker&GSfn=henry&GSby=1803&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=61224493&CRid=1673461&df=all&
  7. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  10. [S2089] Phillip F. Junkins, "Descendants of Lewis MONGER."

Christianna Conner1,2,3

F, b. November 20, 1808, d. May 20, 1862
FatherRev. Daniel I. Conner Jr.4,1,3 b. January 10, 1778, d. July 8, 1841
MotherRebecca Smith4,1 b. June 29, 1788, d. December 14, 1847
     Christianna Conner was buried at Allhands Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois.5 She was born on November 20, 1808 at Tennessee.4,1,6 She married Rhodes Smith, son of Berryman Smith and Elizabeth Martin, on September 8, 1825 at Fayette Co., Indiana.4,2 As of September 8, 1825,her married name was Smith. Christianna Conner died on May 20, 1862 at Vermilion Co., Illinois, at age 53.5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 273, District 21, Vermilion Co., Illinois6
1860Dwelling 2558, Pilot Township, Vermilion Co., Illinois7

Family

Rhodes Smith b. July 29, 1803, d. April 2, 1882
Marriage*Christianna Conner married Rhodes Smith, son of Berryman Smith and Elizabeth Martin, on September 8, 1825 at Fayette Co., Indiana.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S2452] Grandson of Ada Lois Smith James C. Howard, "History of Smith Family."
  4. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S2442] Allhands Cemetery, Vermilion Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=59731561&CRid=104513&
  6. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S441] Vermilion County Illinois 44000 Linked Folks, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  9. [S3248] Salt Lake City, Utah FamilySearch, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947.

Rhodes Smith1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 29, 1803, d. April 2, 1882
FatherBerryman Smith6,7,5 b. circa 1760, d. 1839
MotherElizabeth Martin6,7,5 b. 1762, d. 1844
     Rhodes Smith Rhodes was the principle man of an early Predestinarian (Hard-Shell) Baptist Church which met in an old log school house near Conkeytown (a for-runner of the Cass one-room school that later served the area). The minister was Elder John Orr. In 1858 Rhodes moved north up Stony Creek to "Crab Apple Grove" He took the church and Elder Orr with him. At first, services were held in the home of Rhodes Smith and later in the Gorman School House. Member's were John Orr & wife, Rhodes Smith & wife, Jesse Berk & wife, Thomas Cox & wife, James Smith, William Smith, Martin Orr & wife, Nancy Truax and Rebecca Truax. This congregation built a church in 1876, one and 1/2 miles north of the village of Oakwood. Rhodes and Christiana move away before then.8 He was buried at Allhands Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois.9,5 He was born on July 29, 1803 at Scott Co., Kentucky.6,7,2,5 He married Christianna Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on September 8, 1825 at Fayette Co., Indiana.6,10 Rhodes Smith married Jemima A. Lee on June 10, 1869 at Vermilion Co., Illinois.4,9 Rhodes Smith died on April 2, 1882 at Vermilion Co., Illinois, at age 78.7,5

Census Records

1830Fountain Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 2 males under 5, 1 male 20-30, and one female 20-3011
1840Troy Township, Fountain Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-10, 2 males 10-15, 2 males 15-20, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, and 1 female 30-401
1850Dwelling 273, District 21, Vermilion Co., Illinois2
1860Dwelling 2558, Pilot Township, Vermilion Co., Illinois3
1870Dwelling 321, Catlin Township, Vermilion Co., Illinois12
1880Catlin Township, Vermilion Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of his son John13

Occupation

1850Farmer2
1860Farmer3
1870Farmer12
1880Farmer13

Family 1

Christianna Conner b. November 20, 1808, d. May 20, 1862
Marriage*Rhodes Smith married Christianna Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on September 8, 1825 at Fayette Co., Indiana.6,10 
Children

Family 2

Jemima A. Lee b. circa 1818
Marriage*Rhodes Smith married Jemima A. Lee on June 10, 1869 at Vermilion Co., Illinois.4,9 

Citations

  1. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S440] Illinois State Archives & the Illinois State Genealogical Society, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.
  5. [S2452] Grandson of Ada Lois Smith James C. Howard, "History of Smith Family."
  6. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  7. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  8. [S1434] Hiram Beckwith, The History of Vermilion County, Illinois.
  9. [S1435] Don Claypool, "Jemima A. Lee," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 24, 2007.
  10. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  11. [S413] National Archives and Records Administration, 1830 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S441] Vermilion County Illinois 44000 Linked Folks, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  15. [S3248] Salt Lake City, Utah FamilySearch, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947.

Elder James Conner1,2

M, b. December 24, 1810, d. December 5, 1893
FatherRev. Daniel I. Conner Jr.3,1 b. January 10, 1778, d. July 8, 1841
MotherRebecca Smith3,1 b. June 29, 1788, d. December 14, 1847
     Elder James Conner Born in Tennessee, Dec. 24, 1810; came to Indiana, 1812; in 1825 he was baptized on a confession of his faith; began preaching in 1828 and continued till his death at Irvington, Dec. 5, 1893; was the father of eight sons, three of whom, Jas. W., Samuel M., and Americus W., are preachers in Indiana; one grandson, Erastus S. Conner, is minister at Pomona, Cal.2 He was born on December 24, 1810 at Sevier Co., Tennessee.3,1,2 He married Ruhama Darter, daughter of Jacob Darter and Katherine Weddle, on October 28, 1830 at Fayette Co., Indiana.3,1,4 Elder James Conner married Ruth America Wood, daughter of Noah S. Wood and Comfort Atchison, in 1849 at Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana.3 Elder James Conner died on December 5, 1893 at Irvington, Marion Co., Indiana, at age 82.3,1,2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 206, Greensburg Washington Township, Decatur Co., Indiana5
1860Dwelling 671, Humbolt Township, Coles Co., Illinois6,1
1870Dwelling 305, Pike Township, Warren Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of his son James7
1880Dwelling 7, District 98, Crawfordsville, Montgomery Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of his son James8
1880Dwelling 139, District 159, Blue River Township, Johnson Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of his som Americus8

Occupation

1850Minister5
1860Farmer6
1870Minister7
1880Christian minister8

Family 1

Ruhama Darter b. 1812, d. October 20, 1848
Marriage*Elder James Conner married Ruhama Darter, daughter of Jacob Darter and Katherine Weddle, on October 28, 1830 at Fayette Co., Indiana.3,1,4 
Children

Family 2

Ruth America Wood b. circa 1814, d. August 6, 1861
Marriage*Elder James Conner married Ruth America Wood, daughter of Noah S. Wood and Comfort Atchison, in 1849 at Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S689] M.A. John T. Brown, Churches of Christ, A Historical, Biographical, and Pictorial History of Churches of Christ in the United States of America, Australia, and Canada.
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  4. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1432] Index to the Christian Record, online http://www.mun.ca/rels/restmov/texts/cr/crintro.html
  10. [S1460] "The Christian Record", From the Jan 1858 edition.
  11. [S508] H. W. Beckwith, Montgomery Co. Indiana History.
  12. [S1460] "The Christian Record", From the Sep 1852 edition.
  13. [S688] Anne Gribble Spurgeon, "James Conner and Ruth America Wood," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 29, 2005.
  14. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Americus Wood Conner obituary in the May 11, 1932 edition.

Ruhama Darter1

F, b. 1812, d. October 20, 1848
FatherJacob Darter b. circa 1768, d. February 6, 1833
MotherKatherine Weddle b. 1778, d. after 1833
     Ruhama Darter was buried at Hartsville Baptist Cemetery, Hartsville, Bartholomew Co., Indiana.2 She was born in 1812 at Rush Co., Indiana.3,2 She married Elder James Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on October 28, 1830 at Fayette Co., Indiana.4,3,1 As of October 28, 1830,her married name was Conner. Ruhama Darter died on October 20, 1848 at Hartsville, Bartholomew Co., Indiana.2

Family

Elder James Conner b. December 24, 1810, d. December 5, 1893
Marriage*She married Elder James Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on October 28, 1830 at Fayette Co., Indiana.4,3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  2. [S5855] Hartsville Baptist Cemetery, Bartholomew Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  4. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Lucille Ellavene Conner1

F, b. September 25, 1906, d. April 11, 1976
FatherNoah Dickerson "Dick" Conner1,2,3,4,5 b. August 28, 1883, d. May 10, 1961
MotherHattie Margrie "Mattie" Kingrea1,2,3,4,5 b. December 4, 1880, d. February 13, 1959
     Lucille Ellavene Conner married William "Bill" Cline.1,2 Lucille Ellavene Conner was buried at Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia. Her Social Security Number was 234-96-7337.6 Her married name was Cline. She was born on September 25, 1906 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,6 She died on April 11, 1976 at Tazewell, Tazewell Co., Virginia, at age 69.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 175, District 144, Spring, Mercer Co., West Virginia3
1920Dwelling 297, District 101, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 485, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia5

Family 1

Child
  • LaVerne Velma Conner1,5

Family 2

William "Bill" Cline b. July 21, 1904, d. January 29, 1995
Marriage*Lucille Ellavene Conner married William "Bill" Cline.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S587] Anthony Kent Stephens (e-mail address), Descendants of Abraham Kingrea.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ruth America Wood1

F, b. circa 1814, d. August 6, 1861
FatherNoah S. Wood1
MotherComfort Atchison1
     Ruth America Wood was born circa 1814 at Kentucky.2 She married Elder James Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, in 1849 at Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana.3 As of 1849,her married name was Conner. Ruth America Wood died on August 6, 1861.

Census Records

1850Dwelling 206, Greensburg Washington Township, Decatur Co., Indiana2
1860Dwelling 671, Humbolt Township, Coles Co., Illinois4

Family

Elder James Conner b. December 24, 1810, d. December 5, 1893
Marriage*Ruth America Wood married Elder James Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, in 1849 at Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S688] Anne Gribble Spurgeon, "James Conner and Ruth America Wood," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 29, 2005.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  6. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Americus Wood Conner obituary in the May 11, 1932 edition.

Aaron Oldham1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. July 15, 1812, d. March 12, 1877
     Aaron Oldham was buried at Oxbow Cemetery, Nelson, Nuckolls Co., Nebraska.6,7 He was born on July 15, 1812 at Sevier Co., Tennessee.7 He married Mary Ann Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on December 15, 1831 at Rush Co., Indiana.8,5,6 Aaron Oldham died on March 12, 1877 at Nelson, Nuckolls Co., Nebraska, at age 64.7

Census Records

1840Moral Township, Shelby Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 20-30, 1 female 5-10, and 1 female 20-30.1
1850Dwelling 1253, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana3
1860Dwelling 235, Harrison Township, Mahaska Co., Iowa4
1870Dwelling 87, Harrison Township, Mahaska Co., Iowa9

Occupation

1850Farmer3
1860Dwelling 235, Harrison Township, Mahaska Co., Iowa4
1870Farmer9

Family

Mary Ann Conner b. November 5, 1812, d. July 21, 1872
Marriage*Aaron Oldham married Mary Ann Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on December 15, 1831 at Rush Co., Indiana.8,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S445] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp
  6. [S447] Oldham Database, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=oldham&id=I04834
  7. [S2407] Oxbow Cemetery, Nuckolls Co., NE, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=27289520&CRid=101099&
  8. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Margaret Ann Conner1,2,3

F, b. November 5, 1812, d. December 13, 1842
FatherRev. Daniel I. Conner Jr.4,1 b. January 10, 1778, d. July 8, 1841
MotherRebecca Smith4,1 b. June 29, 1788, d. December 14, 1847
     Margaret Ann Conner was buried at Fairview Church Cemetery, near Fountaintown, Shelby Co., Indiana.2 She was born on November 5, 1812 at Fayette Co., Indiana.4,1,3 As of April 17, 1834,her married name was Hamilton.2 She married Hugh Hamilton on April 17, 1834 at Rush Co., Indiana.4,2,3 Margaret Ann Conner died on December 13, 1842 at Shelby Co., Indiana, at age 30.2,3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1284, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana5

Family

Hugh Hamilton b. September 25, 1810, d. November 17, 1873
Marriage*Margaret Ann Conner married Hugh Hamilton on April 17, 1834 at Rush Co., Indiana.4,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S1305] Walter Shelton, "Hugh Hamilton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 19, 2006.
  3. [S1316] Thomas J. Newkirk, Genealogy and History of the Newkirk, Hamilton, and Bayless Families.
  4. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

Hugh Hamilton1,2,3,4

M, b. September 25, 1810, d. November 17, 1873
     Hugh Hamilton was buried at Fairview Church Cemetery, near Fountaintown, Shelby Co., Indiana.3 He was born on September 25, 1810 at Laurens, Laurens Co., South Carolina.3,4 He married Margaret Ann Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on April 17, 1834 at Rush Co., Indiana.5,3,4 Hugh Hamilton married Margaret Elliott on December 1, 1844 at Shelby Co., Indiana.3,4 Hugh Hamilton died on November 17, 1873 at Shelby Co., Indiana, at age 63.3,4

Census Records

1840Jefferson, Shelby Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 15-20, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, 2 females 5-10, 1 female 10-15, and 1 female 20-30. Hugh was apparently married previously to his marriage to Margaret.6
1850Dwelling 1284, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana1
1860Dwelling 1134, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana2
1870Dwelling 163, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana7

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1860Farmer2
1870Farmer7

Family 1

Margaret Ann Conner b. November 5, 1812, d. December 13, 1842
Marriage*Hugh Hamilton married Margaret Ann Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on April 17, 1834 at Rush Co., Indiana.5,3,4 
Children

Family 2

Margaret Elliott b. November 22, 1828, d. February 20, 1908
Marriage*Hugh Hamilton married Margaret Elliott on December 1, 1844 at Shelby Co., Indiana.3,4 

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1305] Walter Shelton, "Hugh Hamilton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 19, 2006.
  4. [S1316] Thomas J. Newkirk, Genealogy and History of the Newkirk, Hamilton, and Bayless Families.
  5. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  6. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Elizabeth Smith1,2,3,4

F, b. January, 1816, d. July 20, 1857
     Elizabeth Smith was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.5 She was born in January, 1816.5 She married William Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on February 27, 1837 at Fountain Co., Indiana.1,2 As of March 2, 1837,her married name was Conner. Elizabeth Smith died on July 20, 1857 at age 41.5

Family

William Conner b. October 31, 1814, d. after 1884
Marriage*She married William Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on February 27, 1837 at Fountain Co., Indiana.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S445] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp
  2. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  3. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  4. [S3904] Unknown author, 1884 History of Cumberland, Jasper, and Richland County, Illinois.
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Isaac H. Hendricks1,2,3,4

M, b. February 22, 1823, d. October 1, 1894
FatherSamuel Hendricks5,3,4 b. November 21, 1791, d. December 6, 1858
MotherMary Taylor5,3,4 b. February 10, 1797, d. April 18, 1867
     Isaac H. Hendricks was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.4 He was born on February 22, 1823 at Belmont Co., Ohio.5,3,4 He married Nancy Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on January 30, 1845 at Shelby Co., Indiana.5,1,2,3,4 Isaac H. Hendricks died on October 1, 1894 at Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 71.5,3,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1123, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois6
1870Dwelling 154, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois7
1880Dwelling 209, District 158, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois8

Occupation

1860Farmer6
1870Farmer7
1880Farmer8

Family

Nancy Conner b. December 11, 1819, d. September 19, 1881
Marriage*Isaac H. Hendricks married Nancy Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on January 30, 1845 at Shelby Co., Indiana.5,1,2,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  2. [S445] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp
  3. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  4. [S93] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Descendants of Samuel Hendricks," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Louisa Hendricks1,2

F, b. April 29, 1821, d. May 27, 1877
FatherSamuel Hendricks3 b. November 21, 1791, d. December 6, 1858
MotherMary Taylor3 b. February 10, 1797, d. April 18, 1867
     Louisa Hendricks was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.4,2 She was born on April 29, 1821 at Ohio.3,1,2 She married Daniel Samuel Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on January 12, 1843 at Hancock Co., Indiana.3,1,2 As of January 12, 1843,her married name was Conner. Louisa Hendricks died on May 27, 1877 at Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 56.3,1,2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1278, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana5
1860Dwelling 1177, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois6
1870Dwelling 137, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois7

Family

Daniel Samuel Conner b. December 11, 1820, d. December, 1900
Marriage*Louisa Hendricks married Daniel Samuel Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on January 12, 1843 at Hancock Co., Indiana.3,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  2. [S93] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Descendants of Samuel Hendricks," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  4. [S756] Bill and Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Daniel Conner Descendants," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  9. [S3248] Salt Lake City, Utah FamilySearch, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947.

John Christopher Hart1

M, b. circa 1828, d. June 15, 1874
     John Christopher Hart was born circa 1828 at Jennings Township, Fayette Co., Indiana.2 He married Rebecca Ann Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on March 15, 1849 at Shelby Co., Indiana.3,4 John Christopher Hart died on June 15, 1874.

Census Records

1850Dwelling 293, Waterloo Township, Fayette Co., Indiana2

Family

Rebecca Ann Conner b. January 5, 1823
Marriage*John Christopher Hart married Rebecca Ann Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on March 15, 1849 at Shelby Co., Indiana.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  4. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.

Jane Davee1,2,3

F, b. December 3, 1828, d. January 16, 1876
FatherBenjamin F. Davee4,2 b. circa 1808, d. circa 1885
MotherAmanda Shorde4,2 b. October 9, 1809, d. January 12, 1856
     Jane Davee was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.5 She was born on December 3, 1828 at Indiana.4 She married George Smith Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on April 2, 1848 at Shelby Co., Indiana.4,6,1,2,7 As of April 2, 1848,her married name was Conner. Jane Davee died on January 16, 1876 at Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 47.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1279, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana8
1860Dwelling 1162, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois9
1870Dwelling 117, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois10

Family

George Smith Conner b. January 17, 1825, d. March 14, 1889
Marriage*Jane Davee married George Smith Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on April 2, 1848 at Shelby Co., Indiana.4,6,1,2,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  3. [S3904] Unknown author, 1884 History of Cumberland, Jasper, and Richland County, Illinois.
  4. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S756] Bill and Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Daniel Conner Descendants," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  6. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  7. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  8. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Zachariah W. "Zach" Davee1,2,3

M, b. January 4, 1831, d. September 27, 1873
FatherBenjamin F. Davee4 b. circa 1808, d. circa 1885
MotherAmanda Shorde4 b. October 9, 1809, d. January 12, 1856
     Zachariah W. "Zach" Davee was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.5,1 He was born on January 4, 1831 at Jennings Township, Shelby Co., Indiana.4,1 He married Elizabeth Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on March 22, 1849 at Shelby Co., Indiana.4,1,2 Zachariah W. "Zach" Davee died on September 27, 1873 at Illinois at age 42.4,5,1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 875, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois3
1870Dwelling 68, Greenup, Cumberland Co., Illinois6

Occupation

1860Farmer3
1870Livery stable operator6

Family

Elizabeth Conner b. October 3, 1827
Marriage*Zachariah W. "Zach" Davee married Elizabeth Conner, daughter of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, on March 22, 1849 at Shelby Co., Indiana.4,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S468] Van Gundy Family Tree (Davee), online http://www.vangundy.net/familytree/paf/index.htm#TOC
  2. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S458] Jasper County, Illinois Cemetery Listings, online http://www.iltrails.org/jasper/cemeteries.html
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Eliza Jane Hancock1,2,3,4

F, b. July 8, 1854, d. July 19, 1933
FatherJohn Silas Hancock2,1 b. January 21, 1818, d. June 30, 1906
MotherJulia Morgan2,1 b. January 23, 1833, d. March 12, 1867
     Eliza Jane Hancock was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5,3,4 She was born on July 8, 1854 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,5,3 She married Augustus Thrash Sowder, son of William Sowder and Mary Ann Thrash, on October 13, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 As of October 13, 1875,her married name was Sowder. Eliza Jane Hancock died on July 19, 1933 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 79.2,4 She Mrs. Eliza Jane Sowder, 79, widow of A. T. Sowder, died yesterday at her home on the Hershberger road, Roanoke county. She is survived by eight children; C. H. Sowder, Petersburg; J. W. Sowder, Salem; E. A. Sowder, Roanoke; S. M. Sowder, Logan, W. Va; Mrs. G. M. Aldridge, Mrs. Mamie Beckner and Mrs. C. P. Aldridge, Roanoke, and Mrs. L. B. Lester, Cambria. Also surviving are a brother, S. B. Hancock, of Copper Hill, 27 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the residence at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. Interment will be in Evergreen. Pallbearers will be: Robert Sowder, Augusta Sowder, Randolph Aldridge, Leonard Aldridge, Gray Sowder and Carl Beckner. on July 20, 1933.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 126, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 60, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 149, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 542, District 116, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 714, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Family

Augustus Thrash Sowder b. October 9, 1854, d. July 13, 1930
Marriage*Eliza Jane Hancock married Augustus Thrash Sowder, son of William Sowder and Mary Ann Thrash, on October 13, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  3. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eliza Jane Sowder obituary in the Jul 20, 1933 edition.
  5. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Elmira Unknown

F, b. circa 1834
     Her married name was Conner. Elmira Unknown was born circa 1834 at Indiana.1 She married Eli Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, before 1860.1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1160, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois2
1870Dwelling 115, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois1

Family

Eli Conner b. November 9, 1832, d. December 23, 1875
Marriage*Elmira Unknown married Eli Conner, son of Rev. Daniel I. Conner Jr. and Rebecca Smith, before 1860.1 

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Abraham Lincoln Vest1,2

M, b. June 15, 1862, d. April 17, 1957
FatherJacob H. Vest1,3,2 b. January 3, 1836, d. June 25, 1874
MotherMary Jane Shockey1,3,2 b. December 21, 1834, d. February 3, 1917
     Abraham Lincoln Vest was buried at Harvestwood Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 681 and Rt. 682, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 He was born on June 15, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 He married Emma Ellen Thurman, daughter of David Saunder Thurman and Ann Amelia Livesay, on December 22, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 Abraham Lincoln Vest married Sarah E. Lee Furrow, daughter of James Mathias Furrow and Abigail "Abbie" Vest, on July 9, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Abraham Lincoln Vest married Cora P. Conner, daughter of William Haden "Little Billy P." Conner and Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner, on July 16, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Abraham Lincoln Vest died on April 17, 1957 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 94.4,2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 193, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 1, District 49, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 46, District 99, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 157, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 22, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer9
1928Farmer1
1930Farmer10
1933Farmer1
1940Farmer11

Family 1

Emma Ellen Thurman b. February 19, 1857, d. January 27, 1927
Marriage*Abraham Lincoln Vest married Emma Ellen Thurman, daughter of David Saunder Thurman and Ann Amelia Livesay, on December 22, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 
Children

Family 2

Sarah E. Lee Furrow b. April 6, 1870, d. January 1, 1932
Marriage*Abraham Lincoln Vest married Sarah E. Lee Furrow, daughter of James Mathias Furrow and Abigail "Abbie" Vest, on July 9, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 

Family 3

Cora P. Conner b. January 20, 1897, d. November 25, 1981
Marriage*Abraham Lincoln Vest married Cora P. Conner, daughter of William Haden "Little Billy P." Conner and Sarah Amanda Elizabeth "Manda" Conner, on July 16, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.