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First, thank you for this site, it is most helpful to a novice seeker with HC ancestors. Doing in my Senior years what should have been done years ago. I'm the gg-grandson of Thomas Jackson (England 1817 - 1901 Anderson) and Caroline Purdue (NC?, Warren Cty.? 1818 -1899 Middletown). 3 sons: Harrison, John, Calistus and Mary Ann. Thomas/Caroline in Middletown from around 1840? to ?. Appreciate any source for: Thomas/Calistus (several spellings)/Chauncey (several spellings), my grandfather. And/or help locating Caroline Purdue. Calistus married Melissa/Malissa A. Windsor of HC in 1883. Melissa died in 1888 when Chauncey age four. There was also a young daughter. Death Records show Melissa died 14 days after a female child was born to "C" & "Lizzie" Jackson. At age 32, and with 2 small children, I'm doubtful Calistus remained a widower. However, no further Marriage Records in HC or Madison appear. Stymied. Chauncey m. Floy Ratliff, also shown as RatCliff, in 1904.
Jim Jackson <jjnj6036@verizon.net>
- Tuesday, January 26, 2010
I will be in the New Castle area on the 30th and 31st of December. I am doing Guyer family research. Where is the best place to get any infomation?
Jim Munford <jim.munford@yahoo.com>
- Sunday, December 27, 2009 at 22:38:54 (CST)
Hello. What an infomational website,I'll visit it often, thank you!
Ann Frederick <Agranni@comcast.net>
Sulphur Springs, in. - Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 17:18:53 (CST)
searching for death records for 1875 ??????
Marvin K. Stewart <stw428@aol.com>
Clermont, Fl. Polk - Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 16:23:51 (CDT)
Why has no one put a marker for the first cemetary of Henry County? This was the beginning of this town and it should have a historical marker.
Anna Sexton Davis <sidecar_momma@yahoo.com>
Straughn, IN Henry - Friday, October 02, 2009 at 21:26:23 (CDT)
Looking for grave site and date for Miller and Hazel Mason. Hazel former post miatress in 1958, Daughter of Joseph Fadely, Hazel born 1888. Miller buried UEB Miller Cemetery. Hazel was alive in 1971 When her sister Grace Fadely died. Could you please advise. My wife's grandmother Cecil Fadely Pickering who died in 1977. I am trying to do a report on the Joseph Fadely. Anyguisence is appreciated
Donald Mieger <donca38@cableone.net>
Biloxi, Ms U.S.A. - Monday, August 24, 2009 at 20:18:49 (CDT)
hi, i am researching my family history. i have connections to a lot of henry county familys. some being: bouslog, kerlin, hoover and mcgee. my research starts with the family of john bouslog who settled in henry county about 1835 or 1836.
amy unroe <elwoodbabynewyear1970@yahoo.com>
elwood, IN - Monday, August 03, 2009 at 21:22:46 (CDT)
Found this site looking for Family Tree info on Reed's. Very good site, thanks. Your a big help to those of us that can't travel there.
John D. Reed <JReed1957@aol.com>
Jeffersonville, IN - Sunday, July 26, 2009 at 12:37:14 (CDT)
I ran across this site by accident and am very pleased that I found it-very imformative. I grew up in New Castle and am looking for any info on McCorkle family from Raysville-They were Quakers. Thank you for the exceptional job you have done with this site.
Janna M. Wile <pooky366@yahoo.com>
Indpls, IN USA - Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 10:39:21 (CDT)
i am looking for relatives with last names of rodecap, mclaughlin, or comer. i know the rodecaps came to middletown in 1850s.have lots of info on them. have heard that mclaughlins came a few years later. am looking for daughters catharine, clara may, and lillian. parents are charles and rebecca. parents born in pennsylvania. my great-grandmother is clara. she married david solomon rodecap in 1885 in henry county.dont have much info on her.except birthdate and death date. not sure where she was born in pa. i am looking for info on charles and rebecca. any help is appreciated. please contact me at email address.
Meg Rodecap <megger@netscape.com>
auburn, in - Monday, June 08, 2009 at 20:47:53 (CDT)
My mother is Virginia Ann Leakey, daughter of Floyd and Mildrid Ammerman Leakey of New Lisbon. I need information on my great grandmother, Sarah Jane (Jennie)Leakey, wife of John Leakey. I find two spellings of her maiden name "Koons" and "Koontz"...her father being Samuel R. Koons or Koontz. Unfortunately, there are many of both spellings in Henry County...any info is appreciated! And this is a great site...
Kim Harris <Chiliskate@aol.com>
Overland Park, KS - Saturday, May 09, 2009 at 20:56:35 (CDT)
Thanks for the cemetery info. Found several Boone relatives.
Lois Baldwin <loisb1935@sc.rr.com>
- Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 13:32:43 (CDT)
Dave Dudley
Markleville, In - Monday, March 02, 2009 at 23:46:13 (CST)
Wonderful site! Looking for my WRIGHT, MCCOMAS, BARRETT, NEIBARGER/NIBARGER & MILLER lines. I am the 4th gr granddaughter of Rev. Reuben Wright & Joanna (Gilbert) Wright of VA to Greene Co.OH prior to becoming early settlers of Henry Co. Their dau, Margaret, married Rev. Thos B. MILLER & they lived in Hancock Co. IN but he pastored a church in Knightstown. A son of Reuben & Joanna WRIGHT was David G. WRIGHT, who married Sarah NIBARGER & my ancestor was Rev. James Gilbert WRIGHT who married Lucinda MCCOMAS in 1830 Rush Co. IN. They moved over to Jasper/Clark Co. IL in about 1840. ANY info on any of these people will be much appreciated.
Diane Ethridge <deae@consolidated.net>
Conroe, TX USA - Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 21:16:08 (CST)
It is nice to see a free genealogical web site. Your web site has helped me greatly in my research. Thank you so much and keep up the excellent work.
norma mccubbins <chrisandnorma2003@yahoo.com>
new castle, in usa - Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 15:34:04 (CST)
Although not originally from Henry County, I find there are many interesting and beautiful historical sites in this county. hank you so much for perserving them.
Kim M Atkinson <wallywingnut@live.com>
New Castle, In US - Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 18:12:22 (CST)
Family is From Mooreland,Indiana Cross Family
James Cross, Jr <Supermagna1969@aol.com>
Ohio City, OH United States - Monday, December 22, 2008 at 12:01:31 (CST)
awesome photos guys i will be here tomarow
kyle baldwin <dogsarecoolclub@gmail.com>
culmbus, In USA - Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 12:28:29 (CST)
I was looking at the Knightstown Soldier's and Sailor's Orphans' Home. My GreatgrandMother Wachtstetter pastaway there. And My Great Ant Laura Cumback worked there. Thank you for the opportunity to look into the past. Charles Wachtstetter
Charles Wachtstetter <chassnett64@yahoo.com>
Apple Valley, Ca USA - Friday, October 24, 2008 at 20:51:04 (CDT)
Great sight,BUT pleas update military to include U.S.Coast Guard!! Thank You
john copland <copland832@hotmail.com>
Cobleskill, ny schoharie - Friday, October 24, 2008 at 19:06:30 (CDT)
I have been trying to find the location where the will of my g(3)-grandfather, William Logue, was prepared, witnessed, signed, and (perhaps) filed. The will is dated 30 April 1836. From the contents of the will, I have determined that William may have been residing with his oldest son, Martin Logue, when the will was prepared. According to the 1830 U.S. census, William was living in Guilford Co., NC and his son, Martin, was living in Wayne Co., IN. I have checked for the filing of the will in Guilford Co., NC and Wayne Co., IN to no avail. I recently came across a General Land Office record documenting the sale of land in Hancock Co., IN to "Martin M. Logue of Henry County, Indiana" dated 2 April 1835. Since this record indicates Martin was residing in Henry Co., IN one year before William Logue's will was witnessed and signed, it is quite possible that the record of this will may be found at the office of the Clerk of the Court of Henry Co., IN. I would greatly appreciate any guidance you might give me for conducting this type of research in Henry Co., IN.
Robert Logue <rlogue@charter.net>
O Fallon, MO USA - Monday, October 13, 2008 at 17:01:37 (CDT)
RE: Paternal GFTR-Omer Jalmah Wiseheart B.1877 IN D.1951 IN/ son of Andrew Jackson Wiseheart B.1846 IN D. 1915 IN/son of Samuel Wiseheart B.1807 VA D.1884 IN/son of Thomas Wisehart B.1774 VA D. 1844 Henry County, IN. Please point me in the right direction to obtain specific info. on my ancestors connection with Henry County. Thank you. Linda
Linda Wiseheart-Lackey <wise1unltd@gmail.com>
Waco, TX USA - Sunday, September 28, 2008 at 15:53:10 (CDT)
Thank you for the wonderful site. Of all of the genealogy sites, with the expection of Ancestry, I have found this site to be most exceptioanl! I have been able to retract the tracks that my ancestors have taken. The Surnames that I'm researching is HOOSIER/KISER/FEARS/MODLIN/THURMAN. My gg-grand father was a former slave from North Carolina, named Joseph Hoosier. He was married to at least 2 women: Minerva Modlin(b)and his last wife was Myra. He is buried in Southmound, as were his wife and a few infant children. His Sister Charity Kiser is also buried in New Castle. I know that there were a group of African American HOOSIER that migrated there from NC that in fact may all be related. If anyone has any information regarding these families, please feel free to contact me. Thank you again for your site. It is a blessing to all that want information about your wonderful town and history. God bless you.
Tamela Hoosier Jones <Tamelajones69@yahoo.com>
IN - Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 16:09:06 (CDT)
I am researching my family geneology and have traced my family back to Henry Township. NewCastle is listed on their Federal Census of 1860 and Hillsboro on the 1880 Census. Stephen O'Connor with his wife (Ann or Nancy) around 1855 from Ireland. Two sons were born in Ireland, Mathew and James. In 1859, another sone, Stephen was born in Indiana. In 1863, Mary was born in the Henry Township area. Information is unfortunately very scant, infact, family members believed Mathew came from Ireland on his own. We now know this is not accurate. Any help in this area, family members, etc., would be much appreciated.
Lyle O'Connor <lzalaska@gci.net>
Anchorage, AK - Monday, September 01, 2008 at 22:46:12 (CDT)
I have some pictures of the Old Hodson Mills and would like to share them with others.
Kathryn Jeannett Ward Kendall <Kathykendall2171@comcast.net>
New Castle, Indiana USA - Monday, May 26, 2008 at 16:57:02 (CDT)
Thanks U.E.B. for a great site that has provided me with much information. My great grandparents, Alexander Younce / Mary Burket were married in Henry Country in 1832 and lived in Greensboro Township and I grew up in Henry Co. Are there any plans to index the fine residents of the Mt. Summit Cemetary?
J Bradley Younce <jbrady50@cox.net>
Mission Viejo, CA - Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 23:13:52 (CDT)
From this web site i take much more knowledge about photoshop tools. I found here other many more information i thanked to HCGS Grooup.
Suraj <sruaj_bhandari2001@yahoo.com>
Nepal - Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 11:37:24 (CDT)
I've enjoyed finding infomation on this site. I would like to know if the New Castle newspaper is available online for early years 1840-1880s? I know my rels for Henry Co (Swain, Weeks, Huston)but would like to find obits etc.
Alice Kreissler <akreissler@sbcglobal.net>
Wichita, ks - Friday, April 25, 2008 at 15:25:45 (CDT)
Was wondering who to get ahold of I have several old photos of my grandads and Dads blacksmith shop in Dunreith,Indiana
Mary Pierce Glidewell <edandmary2810@aol.com>
new castle, in - Sunday, March 02, 2008 at 15:50:15 (CST)
wanting info or photoson my house in Lewisville Indiana. the address is 110 N williams street. It used to be an old funeral home. I have one photo of it from its previous glory but any info would be greatly appreciated. thanks!
Penny Jefferson <pj1_1999@yahoo.com>
- Monday, February 11, 2008 at 18:22:05 (CST)
i am compiling the family history of the COPELANDs of Henry Co. any info not in the Quaker records would be appreciated.
paul r julian <paulrjulian@yahoo.com>
victoria, TX - Tuesday, February 05, 2008 at 11:21:50 (CST)
I am looking for information for the Ishmael Silas Worthington family. Any information would be appreciated. Donald Gene Worthington was my step-father. Thanks, Myrna
Myrna Bailey <rmbailey5@comcast.net>
Mi USA - Monday, February 04, 2008 at 19:26:22 (CST)
I would like to talk to the person or persons responsible for the Fears genralogy.
Martha R Lattimore <latt.ala@sbcglobal.net>
- Friday, January 18, 2008 at 13:02:56 (CST)
I am starting to do some geneology investigation for my mother. Her grandfather Joseph C Smith was a civil war vet and that is all we know at this point.My grandmother was sent to the Soldiers and Sailors home as an infant, so that is our starting point.
mariann grimme <mgrimme@gageco.net>
Grass Valley, CA usa - Monday, December 31, 2007 at 18:22:34 (CST)
i am a decendent of frederick ice my fifth grandpa was indian billy ice.
Ruth Lemasters <rl8639@yahoo.com>
mill creek, wv usa - Monday, December 31, 2007 at 17:54:41 (CST)
I was born in New Castle Clinic 10/14/1944 to William Cook JR. and Roxie Butler Cook. Dad passed away in New Castle 10/15/1980. I have lived in Albany, KY most of my life. I enjoy reading about New Castle, in the early years, and now. This web-site is very interesting, and informative. Thank's for all the work that has been put in it. Janet Brown
Janet Cook Brown <jbrown1944@gmail.com>
Albany, KY USA - Sunday, November 25, 2007 at 15:36:18 (CST)
Sent query for VanMatre family lived on boundaries of Delaware and Henry Co., Need for potential member of NSDAR. John VanMetra was buried in Henry Co., along with many others in the family.(Painter Cemetery) Lineage Chariman, Grand Canyon Chapter NSDAR, Scottsdale, AZ
Ann Herzer <aherzer@softhome.net>
Scottsdale, AZ Maricopa - Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 21:59:24 (CDT)
I am looking for any information on a William H. Wayman who built the home my wife and I live in. When i was remodeling the living room I removed the fire place mantel to fix and repair some cracks in the old plaster. When I sat the mantel down on the floor i found Mr. Wayman's name wrote on the old mantel. September 11, 1917. I also found two old Newspapers dated September 11, 1917 (New Castle Paper) and one September 12, 1917. And what was the neat thing about it all this took place on my birthday October 9th, 2007. I really want to find out as much as I can about the family who built our home, so i can carry on his legend to all my family and friends. Thank you for any help
Jason M. Smith <dciple4jc@yahhoo.com>
new castle, in henry - Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 08:59:02 (CDT)
I am the fourth great grandaughter of John McCormack War of 1812 Vet, and the 2nd great grandaughter of Civil war veteran Samuel H. Pressnall. I love your site and have found many answers to the genealogy questions here. Thanks for all your wonderful info.
Gail Stanton <abbigaill2@aol.com>
- Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 21:54:39 (CDT)
Just looking back at the Home County,Was Born in a Log Cabin in 1930 on Simon MArtin's FArm, where My Dad Walter C. Carender was Farming a 40 acre Plot.on Halfs.MOther Pearley Ann (Hall) Carender's folks Friel and Nancy Hall, was farming a 40 acre Plot also, they lived alongside the State rd 40 where the East Lane is now. we were on a gravel rd about 3 miles West of Lewisville. and just a couple miles East of Dunreith.and just south of the Pen. Railroad line.Have been in AZ since 1961, except for a short stay in Alabama, working Construction.....Still Remember growing up in and around New Castle. good memories...
James Emerson Carender <jecnaz@msn.com>
San Manuel, AZ Pinal - Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 00:02:21 (CDT)
I am tracing my great-great grandfather's family, Uriah Medford. Uriah and his wife, Eliza Wright Medford, along with some of their children, were living in Franklin Township, Henry County, Indiana, during the 1880 Census. I know he died in 1883 and he and Eliza are both buried in Highland Cemetery in Covington, Miami County, Ohio. I am seeking information about his father (born in Maryland) and mother.
Deborah Brakefield <deb.brake@yahoo.com>
Irving, TX USA - Tuesday, August 07, 2007 at 14:20:55 (CDT)
My father is Richard Gaddis from Henry Co. My grandparents were Walter and Lucille Gaddis and gg grandparents were George and Elizabeth Gaddis. George was a carpenter and built several homes in the area. Walter and Lucille were the Superintendents of the Henry Co home for about 25 years (50's-70's.) I am constantly working on the Gaddis Family history and would appreciate any information. thank you, Cindi Cavitt
Cynthia Gaddis-Cavitt <cavitt.elkhart@verizon.net>
- Sunday, August 05, 2007 at 21:24:34 (CDT)
Approx 1952 my mother, W. Hickman, took us to visit her cousin, an 80yo man living in rural Indiana with his family. He tatted lace for his arthritis. I have some of his beautiful lace and am wondering who he was. The last name was FORNEY and they were related to the ARMOUR Family of meat-packing fame. Thank you. Wendy
Wendy Ellison Rosenkilde <wellrose@comcast.net>
Livermore, CA USA - Thursday, August 02, 2007 at 23:06:58 (CDT)
Just looking some background on Will Cumback and wife Laura Wachtstetter Cumback
Charles Wachtstetter <chas@charter.net>
Appel Valley, Ca. United States - Saturday, July 21, 2007 at 11:03:07 (CDT)
Looking for burial records and cemteries where Swafford's are buried in. Also a copy of Nathan Swafford's will. Been here many times and have found alotg of the family records are on the money, however records of Wisehart-Leakey (Hubbell) Cememtery I have found not the same. Would like to do a closer investigation into this matter.
Jerry L. Swafford <JLSwafford@aol.com>
Anderson, IN United States - Friday, June 22, 2007 at 03:23:44 (CDT)
I am looking for J. P/ Smith who submitted pictures of the Holiday family. I am relation and would like to compare notes. Please email me. Oliver and Nancy was my grandfather's grandparents.
Sandy Manship <ssm3591@sbcglobal.net>
Muncie, In - Monday, June 18, 2007 at 22:25:23 (CDT)
I am looking for the date of death of my grandmother, Rebecca Ann Allender married to Miles Fraizer. I believe she died within Henry County where she was married but I cannot find the date
Marian Fraizer Anderson <jaa11@verizon.net>
Osterville, MA USA - Friday, May 25, 2007 at 10:25:56 (CDT)
great site I have visited a number of times.
james kendall <jim-rob@juno.com>
ga. - Wednesday, March 21, 2007 at 19:38:17 (CDT)
I'm a grgrgrandson of Jonathon Runyan. He is on your list of men who were some of the first to join the 8th Indiana Vol. during Civil War. He died Oct.24, 1862 in St. Louis, MO. He's buried in an unknown grave in Jefferson National Cemetery.
Robert Paul Runyan <rprun54@yahoo.com>
Hymera, IN Sullivan - Saturday, February 24, 2007 at 12:18:09 (CST)
Excellent website! I am decended from Ira Hough (grandfather of the Medal of Honor recipient) and his son Nathan.
Greg Graham <tatraplan@comcast.net>
Wayland, MA - Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 12:08:18 (CST)
U.E.B. I think I visit your site about once a month. I love it! Every visit offers something new. Keep up the great work. You are a genealogist asset of the highest magnitude!
Cheryl Trowbridge-Miller <kjtcet2@aol.com>
Indianapolis, - Monday, February 19, 2007 at 18:20:44 (CST)
Very informative site, especially the Black History section. I am an Afro-American decendent from Knightstown and acquired a wealth of information from your site. Are census records available for other years on Knightstown?
Doug Jones <doaljo@sbcglobal.net>
Indianapolis, In - Monday, February 05, 2007 at 07:38:33 (CST)
Great site! Researching WOOD surname. Thomas Wood-Ann Allen came to Madison Co. in 1855, by way of NC, earlier generations from VA. Some of their g/children in Henry Co. Thomas J. Wood killed by train in New Castle 5/11/1917. Any information would be welcome. Thanks!
Arthur Joe Wood, III <ajwood3@aol.com>
Plant City, FL - Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 15:22:33 (CST)
Thanks for providing a glimpse of Henry Co. IN. Trying to determine if Robert Woods is father of Nancy (Woods) Fouts. Your site was helpful and interesting; but unable to determine if same Robert Woods.
Virginia Dieterle
Saline, MI USA - Monday, January 29, 2007 at 13:27:50 (CST)
Currently researching the Hill lineage descending from Guilford county, N.C. through Wayne and Henry counties, Ind., seeking pre-1820 property records in the Stoney Creek, Blue River, Henry and SpiceLand townships. I have an original, hand-written diary, documneting a 1820 quarterly meeting, progressing over a six day, horseback trip among settler families and am trying to identify the families' respective locations. Descendancy follows... Benjamin Hill Sr. (1770 - 1829) Mary Jessup ( - dec.) John Hill (1797 - 1846) Dinah Mary Cox (1806 - 1867) Nathan C. Hill (1821 - 1904) Asenath Hunt (1825 - 1881) John William Hill (1857 - 1918) Eunice Jessup (EST 1857 - 1942) Elbert Nathan Hill (1883 - 1976) Laura Lee Hedges (1880 - 1971 Richard Hastings Hill M.D. (1918, New Castle & Carthage, Indiana - ) Rose Marie Peine R.N. (1919 - )
David Michael Hill <davhill@sbcglobal.net>
Dodge City, KS USA - Monday, January 15, 2007 at 19:37:30 (CST)
Researching Larzelere family.
Jo Judd <jjudd@eldonpc.com>
Eldon, MO - Sunday, December 24, 2006 at 18:25:35 (CST)
What a wonderful find! I am the 6th great grand son of Richard Conway Sr. I have been researching my ancestors for my grandson. This is a wonderful find about Richard and his family and the land he gave to build a Methodist Church. Thank you very much. I wish I was close enough to help keep the cemetery cleaned up. That would be rewarding. Thank You. Michael Conway
Michael Conway <MMConway@att.net>
Colorado Springs, CO USA - Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 19:55:22 (CST)
I appreciate your devotion to this site that allows others to share in the history of Henry County Indiana. Wonderfully easy to navigate. I am impressed. Thank you, Dixie
South Windsor, CT - Sunday, October 01, 2006 at 12:58:39 (CDT)
U.E.B., how can I begin to Thank you for all your help and for your time searching. Your site is one of the best if not the most informative site that I have ever came across. I want to Thank you for the speedy packet that you sent me about my family. U.E.B.,its because of people like yourself that we are able to learn of our roots. You are very kind and thoughtful sir, God Bless and keep you safe. Debbie
Debbie <Dburns0520@aol.com>
Saginaw, Mi USA - Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 15:48:27 (CDT)
Excellent job on the website, thank everyone involved. I am the Great-Great-Great Grandson of George Hobson who was one of the original settlers of the New Castle area. The South 9th Street Cemetery site was very helpful. You will notice that the listing at that site mentions many of the Hobson's as "Son of Geo. and Sally", but no where does it give Sally's maiden name. I happen to know that her maiden name was Colburn and that she was related to Revel, but not in what manner. George and Sally's grandson, Jacob Hobson, moved to the Fort Wayne area and established a farm. I actually lived in the old farm house as a young boy. For those trying to trace this branch of the Hobson family, I have more information. Many are buried in the Parker Cemetery in Fort Wayne.
Timothy J. Friedrich <tjfrdrch@aol.com>
Fort Wayne, IN Allen - Monday, August 14, 2006 at 20:44:53 (CDT)
Looking for information on John H. Elliott and Caroline (Millikan) Elliott of Sulphur Springs, Henry Co. IN. He died in 1881 and she in 1894.
Carol Edmond <csedmond@covad.net>
- Thursday, August 10, 2006 at 21:25:02 (CDT)
What a wonderful website you have. I have been through the county many times and have done a lot of genealogical searching there in the past. Most of the families I have worked on were there pre-1850. If all counties maintained a website such as yours we genealogists would be much further along in our quest. I particularly enjoyed the historical photographs.
Charles Wiseley
Tulsa, OK - Tuesday, August 08, 2006 at 12:20:04 (CDT)
Wonderfull article in Paper.I am interested in ceemetaries as my family and my wifes were early settlers here and we are interested in their graves.
Wilburne Stamper <wstamper@ctcisp.com>
New Castle, IN - Saturday, July 29, 2006 at 14:29:53 (CDT)
I am of the Conway, Catt, White, and Vaughn families. So many remnembered and gone now! I found info here that means a lot to me!Thanks for all that is here. So good of you to share it!
brausa.n@insightbb.com <brausa.n@insightbb.com>
New Castle, In USA - Friday, July 28, 2006 at 05:51:28 (CDT)
Would love to make contact with anyone descended from Waltz/ Russell/ Fraizer families. Have found almost all I could, now need to hear from anyone who can fill in the blanks.
Robin Ellis <robinellishome@yahoo.com>
Dayton , OH USA - Monday, July 03, 2006 at 20:58:55 (CDT)
We are wandering back to Carolina from Washington and wondered if your offer was still good to meet me at one of the libraries in GreenCastle and help me research my great greand father Richard Hubbard. Not sure what our schedule is...this heat is taking it's toll on our four legged travelling companion, but as of now we are coming across Indiana probably Thursday or Friday. Thanks! Bob Hubbard
Bob Hubbard <bhubbard@carolina.rr.com>
Charlotte, nc USA - Monday, June 26, 2006 at 18:46:56 (CDT)
Bud, you did a fantastic job. Great site, I have already refered my bud to check it out. I believe he will like it too. He knows the good stuff and is teaching me well. Thanks for the hard work. David in FL.
David Huff <MarketingBestway@aol.com>
Lakeland, FL USA - Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at 13:40:28 (CDT)
looking for recent burials and how to get the west lawn addition online. can't find anyone that has been buried in the past 5 years or so. how often is this site actually updated?
julie edwards <bugger9799@hotmail.com>
new castle, in USA - Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at 01:33:38 (CDT)
First, just want to say this is a wonderful site. Found family here, would love to find more! My great great great grandparents were Allen and Mary Russell. That is their house in the pioneer photos. Would love to hear from anyone else descended from this line. Thanks to Rick Trent for supplying the picture that started me on my journey! And thanks to you for this site, hope to be able to contribute something myself soon!
Robin Ellis <robinellishome@yahoo.com>
Dayton, OH USA - Sunday, June 11, 2006 at 21:49:21 (CDT)
What a Wonderful Website! I'm a decendant of the Wallace and Modlin families of New Castle, IN. I have found so much information for my family history work. Until I found this site it has been so difficult for me because I was born and raised away from these ansestrial roots. Edward Eugene (Gene) Wallace buried in St. Anne's Cem. is my Grandfather. I know that my Great Uncle Joe and his wife are buried there, and I know my Great Grand Parents are there as well. I am currently looking for some one who can give info on the other Wallace and Modlin folks that are buried there. Thanks again for the wonderful genealogical info.
Lynette Wallace Alleman <iamferdie@yahoo.com>
Loxley, AL USA - Sunday, May 07, 2006 at 19:09:50 (CDT)
Just came across this website. I was born In Henry County Hospital and am looking forward to exploring this neat site.
Rita Kay (Neideffer) LeCrone <rere1652@yahoo.com>
Winfield, AL USA - Wednesday, May 03, 2006 at 13:36:34 (CDT)
SOUTH BEND, IN USA - Saturday, April 15, 2006 at 23:48:26 (CDT)
Looking for Earl Gebhart(Gephart)family info. 1870 to 1940. In/around Millville. Other names needed for research are Walker, Kutz.
Tim Chandler <Chandler timothy@sbcglobal.net>
St. Louis, Mo USA - Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at 20:28:35 (CST)
Interested in information on Bright family who lived inHenry County mid 1800's.
Annie Bright <abnjfetc@ccrtc.com>
Poland, IN USA - Monday, March 20, 2006 at 13:28:15 (CST)
If anyone has info on Mariah Thorpe married to Thomas Beavers, please contact me. My great grandmother was Viretta Beavers married to Benjamin Powers. A few years back a book about the "Beavers" was put together, but I have lost contact with the author since my father Harold Tunget died. Thanks Pam Boyer
Pam Boyer <jab.58@insightbb.com>
Anderson, In USA - Sunday, March 19, 2006 at 14:18:06 (CST)
Your website was so informative. I was saddened to hear that the old Nugent cemetery is gone. My gr.gr.gr.grandparents John and Margaret Garret See, he a Rev. War soldier but they are still there resting in peace. Thank you for perserving history.
EuniceAnn Prier Opfer
byron, MN USA - Friday, March 10, 2006 at 02:23:01 (CST)
I ama looking for anyone related to or doing genealogy on the Worthington family who lived in New Castle for years. Donald Gene Worthington was my step-father and he had several siblings who lived in the area. Thanks for any information you might have. Myrna bAiley
Myrna Bailey
Hillsdale, USA - Thursday, March 09, 2006 at 17:32:21 (CST)
Your web site is great! Much help with my Manifold & Bales families. Haven't had time yet to check for Baldwins, Lamars and Billheimers.
Joyce Turner <ronjoyt@aol.com>
Vienna, VA USA - Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at 18:39:35 (CST)
I would like to talk to J. P. Smith who submitted a picture of the Holiday reunion, Oliver Holiday and Nancy Wyatt are my grandfathers great grandparents. If you see this please contact me. I would love to talk family history with you.
Sandy Manship <sandrassman@aol.com>
Muncie, In USA - Monday, January 30, 2006 at 17:07:20 (CST)
You have an awesome site--so user friendly. I was looking for information for a dear neighbor and friend--Gustin. It was certainly easy to find. Thank you so much for all the hard work that has gone into this project.
Millie Adams <millie.adams@insightbb.com>
Anderson, IN USA - Saturday, January 28, 2006 at 21:26:48 (CST)
Hello, I am looking for any information on Green t. Simpson, Alex Atchison, Conway, Robertson,McShirley, Simpson families. Anything will be a blessing!!! Lisa
Lisa <lisabural@yahoo.com>
USA - Thursday, January 26, 2006 at 10:44:24 (CST)
I accidentally found this site and really have enjoyed it. My husband moved to New Castle from Kentucky in about 1951 and I moved here in 1974 or thereabouts. We especially enjoyed reading about the cemeteries and old buildings. I wish there was a list of those buried at the Mt. Summit Cemetery.
Ellen Slavey <emslavey@msn.com>
New Castle, IN USA - Friday, January 20, 2006 at 19:06:03 (CST)
Thanks for the wonderful collection of information. Great job!
Rod McCormick <rodneyv@adelphia.net>
USA - Tuesday, January 10, 2006 at 09:19:33 (CST)
I really like your website and how openly you deal with the people who visit it! Wow nice site. It's a good job - your site!
Amanda <Amanda>
Houston, TN USA - Sunday, January 08, 2006 at 05:56:54 (CST)
I frequently browse this site and am VERY grateful for it. I am researching the KEESLING, JUDGE, PALMER, ALSPAUGH, MUNDEN, McKEE, JUDD, and COLLIER Families. I also help host the Indiana Keesling Annual Reunion. This year will be our 103 consecutive reunion. Keep up the hard, but rewarding, work of HCGS!
Scott Manwaring <scootermanwaring@aol.com>
Anderson, IN USA - Friday, January 06, 2006 at 21:25:44 (CST)
Looking for my Great Great Grandfather Thomas E. Smith (ca 1838) family in Henry county, IN. Think I have found him with family and widowed mother. I think he is a son of James Smith born in NC and Anne born in NC. Possible Anne is a daughter of Charles Clanton from NC. Looking in this great sight for any leads to bring me to a definite answer. Great site.
Becky Sevedge <sevedge@prodigy.net>
USA - Thursday, November 24, 2005 at 09:03:17 (CST)
This is a great website. Thank you for providing so much information. My ggg grandfather was Jeremiah Hubbard, gg was Richard J. Hubbard, g grandmother was Emily (Emma) Hubbard who moved to Arkansas which is where I was born & grew up. I was delighted to find your website. It has helped me with my research.Many thanks!!
Carolyn Nicholson <ctnicho@hotmail.com>
Merriam, KS USA - Monday, November 21, 2005 at 13:35:45 (CST)
Henry County is very helpful to genealogists. Thank You. I have found my main line now I would like to find other family members. Frazier
Anne Bonnet <BonnieAnne437@aol.com>
Forest, VA USA - Monday, November 21, 2005 at 13:20:29 (CST)
Thank you for such an interesting and informative website. I am working on our family tree and have found this site very helpful. Nearly all my husband's family comes from Henry County. The names I am researching are : Stover, Current, Kendall and Willis. We have quite a few photos that belonged to my husband's Mamaw - Lois Pauline Current Stover. Many are not dated, nor written on. I was thinkng of sending a few your way to see if they looked familiar to anyone. We have several of schools and the children and a few large group pictures including a family reunion of Current, Lake and Lewellen from 1911. Keep up the good work on this great site and thanks again. I would love to hear from anyone with some knowledge of the names I have mentioned, all having to do with Henry County ! Jackie Stover
Jackie Stover <jackie56s@aol.com>
Paulsboro, NJ USA - Thursday, November 03, 2005 at 23:11:19 (CST)
I am the 5th greatgranddaughter of Christopher Long whose monument was recently restored and have enjoyed reading about it and seeing the pictures on this site. Thank you for all the work. I am currently working on a Family History for my great grandchildren, and this site has been a help as I want the family to "live". Not just be a list of names. I can still use more help with the Long family tho!
Shirley Duffin <oma_opa@peoplepc.com>
Provo, UT USA - Thursday, October 06, 2005 at 17:07:45 (CDT)
Mr. Bush, Great website!!! Thanks for all the information you provided to me in order to make my family history / research a success.
Eileen Cloud-Watson <eileenwatson62@hotmail.com>
Steger, IL USA - Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at 23:41:55 (CDT)
Great site. I am researching the ASHTON Family of New Castle. The common ancestor is David Powell Ashton. Robert John died as infant Thomas Samuel died as infant Thomas Robert married Ruth Thomas 30 March 1910 Valentine married Maude Courson 25 October 1905 Bramwell married Elizabeth Jane Davis 26 May 1906 Charles married Emma Wallace 14 Feb 1920 David Powell married Mary Francis Baker 03 May 1919 Nelson married Ruth Hipple Oct. 1923 Nelsons Twin Brother died as infant Hannah married Jessie L. Frazier 22 April 1922 then married Chester Estelle abt 1929 Thank you, Diane
Diane Sparling <Diane@hals-place.com>
Fort Wayne, IN USA - Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 18:37:59 (CDT)
I have already submitted one query but I will repeat it here to make sure it was received by you. I am needing proof that Emaline Brown was born in Henry Co., Indiana on 12 Sept 1831 and was the child of Jacob A. Brown and Sarah P. Clanton Brown. I am registrar of our local DAR chapter and this information is needed for an application for a prospective member to our society. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Norva Kriegh toek@pld.com
Norva Kriegh <toek@pld.com>
Sharon Springs, KS USA - Friday, September 23, 2005 at 17:32:26 (CDT)
What a great laid out website! Thanks to the members who maintain this site and the people who keep providing additional information. This site has provided information that pay sites could not. I'm actively researching the Strong's that moved into Henry County around the 1850's from Colerain Towhship, Hamilton County Ohio. I've compiled a great deal of information and would gladly share it with anyone researching the same line. I also could use help locating (burial location) of Truman B. Strong that passed away on March 3, 1865 in Liberty Township.
Aaron Strong <astronglawman@hotmail.com>
New Castle, IN USA - Monday, August 22, 2005 at 13:14:10 (CDT)
SEND ME ALL INFORMATION Jacob Parkhurst he is in my family tree mothers side of family
David L.Cunningham <davidlcunningham@msn.com>
Mesa, AZ USA - Friday, August 19, 2005 at 20:57:02 (CDT)
just trying to find family history.
chris kirkham
USA - Tuesday, August 16, 2005 at 19:55:10 (CDT)
WOW, think you i have been looking for ST. JACOB LUTHERAN CEMETERY & its here,my ggggggfather was Jacob Kimmel Im going there soon. do you have any info on the meeting house he built,was a union chruch until it was soil to a firm in Muncie Indiana in 1934 &it was reerected somewhere in Muncie???? think you for the info!!!!
kerri <kerrie72@netzero.net>
gas city , in USA - Tuesday, August 16, 2005 at 00:46:46 (CDT)
I am looking for any information regarding OMAR DINKINS who resided in the New Castle or Knightstown area from around 1945 to the year of decease-1993. He may have worked as security for a local plant in the 1940's. Any information would be helpful.
D. Dinkins <lmayes@cinci.rr.com>
USA - Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 22:12:06 (CDT)
I am looking for any early information on my great grandfather Theadore (Althedore) Cregor, who married Caroline Peed in Liberty Township in 1871. Where did they live? What did they do, etc?
John Cregor <johncregor@cs.com>
Kailua, HI USA - Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 19:27:23 (CDT)
If anyone knows of the SHERBER family please contact us. Believe there was a Charles Sherber that grew up in the Soilders & Sailors home
Kim & Charles <kimluvsdd@aol.com>
Indpls, IN USA - Thursday, July 28, 2005 at 20:48:54 (CDT)
We are researching the Elliott, Hodson and Keesling families, any one else looking too? This is a really great site. I enjoy it so much. love the old photos.
Pearl Elliott <jphopps583@yahoo.com>
Fox, AR USA - Friday, July 22, 2005 at 16:01:25 (CDT)
Looking for information re. Hezekiah Forrest b. 17 Oct 1838 in Mason Co., VA/WV. His nickname was "KI". He married Mary Jane Ellison. He died before 1920. She died after 1920 in Madison Co., IN. They had the following children: Edwin, Una, Jessie, Lewis and Olive.
Rebecca DeCoy <becdecoy@aol.com>
High Point, NC USA - Monday, July 18, 2005 at 14:14:09 (CDT)
Some of my family lived in this area. Any one with any information on the Bonwell's please email me.
Melodie Bonwell <maeden1863@hotmail.com>
USA - Wednesday, July 06, 2005 at 00:33:40 (CDT)
Spent limited time browsing site but it appears to very well setup. Will be back very soon.
William H Schroeder <Bik298@Aol,com>
Shadyside, OH USA - Thursday, June 30, 2005 at 00:28:52 (CDT)
I am hoping to find someone who remembers a Jama L. Couch from the New Castle High School class of 1945.
Colleen Fuydal <irishceo@hotmail.com>
Carmel, IN USA - Thursday, June 23, 2005 at 15:39:25 (CDT)
My granmother is Edna Irene Adams Cox Casaday. Her parents were Jeremiah & Ida Bell Adams. Edna was the 5th daughter of 6 and had 2 maybe 3 brothers. One was the minister for the First Christian Church in New Castle. His name was Forest Adams. Edna is 94 years old and in a nursing home. She is the last of her immediate family. My grandfather is Herschell Caroll Cox. He was also born in New Castle. I believe his father's name was Thomas and his mother's name was Mary Saul. I don't have much on them. When I was little, my grandmother told me that her olderst brother (which I think was Forest) had traced the family to Pres John Q Adams. Everything seems to have been lost. The few relatives that I know of, don't know have any info. If anyone can help, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you, Diane E. Melady
Diane E. Melady <dmelady@marykay.com>
New Carlisle, IN USA - Thursday, June 09, 2005 at 13:09:18 (CDT)
ROBERT L. FREDERICK <4rvf@gte.net>
ELKHART, IN. USA - Monday, May 30, 2005 at 07:10:23 (CDT)
William HANLEY and Mary HARKER, my gr-gr-grparents were married in New Castle,Henry Co on 26 Dec 1842 by Wm Hendrix, an elder in the Ch of Christ. I have their marr certificate but cannot find anything else with these surnames in Henry Co. I need to find their parents names. I understand the Historical Museum has complete records for Ch of Christ on Little Blue River. There was a Wm Hendricks, trustee, for Christian (Symon's Creek) in Dudley Twp (date of 21 Feb 1829) and a Wm Hendricks, trustee, for Union Church in Harrison Twp (date 7 Feb 1850) Are membership records available for any of these churches? Your site is very well organized and easy to use except that I am uncertain where to request some of the court records. Addresses and instruction for ordering copies would be helpful. Also do you have anyone who does "lookups?" Thanks
Flora Barrus <flora68@juno.com>
Bountiful, UT USA - Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at 19:39:04 (CDT)
Great website! Have not seen it all and will be relooking a lot. I am a Current descendant which brought me to your site. Sylvanus Current 1833 OH - 1906 IN married twice; his first wife was Ada West 1840 - 1876 IN who had 5 children, of whom one, Margaret A Current 1869 IN - 1932 CA married Frank E Black 1863 OH - 1927 CA (railroad conductor and farmer) who had my grampa, Clinton Black 1886 OH - 1973 CA. Have not found parentage of Sylvanus Current as of yet; do know that he was member of GAR. Many of my ancestors lived in Allen Co IN. God Bless. Again, enjoying your site immensely ~ good findings and material here.
Laurie Dunham <Lakeshore32@odyssey.net>
NYS USA - Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at 19:43:38 (CDT)
thank you i alway enjoy looking over this page were looking for any one with the last name of freestone or fairchild thanks the freestone in lewisville.in
Eddie W Freestone <fred@nltc.net>
lewisville, in USA - Sunday, May 15, 2005 at 16:43:26 (CDT)
We are descendants of the COOPER, MODLIN, REECE, WALLACE and other families in Henry County from ca 1830 to 1900.
Joshua Burns <josh_a_burns@yahoo.com>
Phoenix, AZ USA - Friday, May 06, 2005 at 16:45:03 (CDT)
Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery Franklin Township, Henry County, IN you say that last known last known burial was in 1925 Thats not right. We buried my grandparents, my mom and today my Uncle will be laid to rest there. Robert Bob Leisure died Oct. 24, 1989 Helena Leisure Died Aug. 27, 1990 my mother Paulette Lynn Leisure Carlin died April 13, 2003 and my uncle died April 7, 2005. He will be laid to rest there today April 26, 2005. My grandpaprents have a big black stone, my mom still has the marker from the Furannal home. My uncle will be buried between my Mom and Grandmother Helena Leisure. Thanks Mariah Allen
Mariah Allen <mariah@coastalnow.net>
Hinesville, GA USA - Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at 07:20:42 (CDT)
I am a descendant of Olive Abigal Pea. She was my great grandmother. I am looking for any info available. Would like to know if there are any more Pea's buried in Lewisville Cemetery before 1930. Thank you for this site. Earl Smoot
Earl C. Smoot <99silvervette@sbcglobal.net>
Salinas, Ca USA - Sunday, April 24, 2005 at 00:54:12 (CDT)
What a wonderful website! I'm working on John B. Wilson and Sarah Maze, Martha Rye and William and David Parkhurst families. Settled in Raysville and Knightstown in 1840. I think I found a lead today about son..James Wilson who was born in 1830, listed on the Civil War Monument in the Pioneer Baptist Cemetery. No death date given though. Thanks for the info. Mary
MARY NIELSON <marynielson@gmail.com>
Mesa, Az USA - Monday, April 18, 2005 at 10:24:21 (CDT)
Any info on the Mayer family. T.P. Mayer/ Paul T. Mayer, back 4-5 generations the names switched. From Across the Rhine in Ohio to Richmond to New Castle..thanks
Tom Mayer <premierp@bellsouth.net>
Greensboro, NC USA - Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at 13:44:08 (CDT)
I wish all genealogy websites were this easy to maneuver in. Very user friendly! I havn't found anything about my Underwood ancesters yet, but I'm just getting started.
Jane <jkadam@aol.com>
Nashville, TN USA - Friday, April 01, 2005 at 23:19:05 (CST)
Just read my first email. OK, I am not stupid, but broke my arm and am having to type left handed, not easy when you are right hander. The name of the cemetery is "SUGAR GROVE"
Meta Williams <mwilliams@sag.org>
Los Angeles, Ca USA - Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at 18:54:38 (CST)
Looking for information on the Ropp family, and Glassco, or Glassgow family. I know I have family in Sugas Grove Cemetery. My mother was born 6/05/1926 Emma Jean Ropp. Anything you can tell me, please. I know have a grand daughter, my mother passed before she could see her. I need to fill in the missing parts of her past. She needs to know where she came from.
Meta Williams <mwilliams@sag.org>
Los Angeles, Ca USA - Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at 18:52:22 (CST)
In regards to my previous entry, I believe the name may have been Jama L. Couch. Age 17/18 to possibly in her twenties in 1953. Please contact me via email with any information.
Colleen Fuydal <irishceo@hotmail.com>
Indianapolis, IN USA - Monday, March 14, 2005 at 11:42:09 (CST)
I am looking for information on Jana Couch Williams who resided in New Castle or Henry County. The last information known is from 1953 when she would have been at least 17-18 years old but could have been in her twenties. Anyone with any information at all please email me.
Colleen Fuydal <irishceo@hotmail.com>
indianapolis, IN USA - Monday, March 14, 2005 at 09:14:41 (CST)
My grandmother often spoke of her mother's family near Newcastle, and her aunt Bessie Shirk, the family historian. I have been looking at old family photos and wondering who some of the people are, so I thought about contacting someone in the family. I knew that Bessie had died and found that Virginia Lee had died, but I think she had a daughter Amy Connell-Miller, as I have seen the name on genealogy websites. I would love to be able to contact Amy and share family photos and stories--I have several very old daguerreotype photos that I think may be Mahala Dunbar's relations, as well as photos of Nancy Crandall Spell, Julia Crandall Elliott, etc. Do you know if Amy is still in the area? Thank you.
Lisa Lee Binder Powell <glit@traverse.com>
Traverse City, MI USA - Sunday, March 13, 2005 at 14:52:14 (CST)
Very nice site! Found some of the family here...Brooks/Cannady/Crandall and Russell. Russell home is pictured in the "Pioneer Photos" section. Any family out there? Thanks!
Rick TRENT <trentshome@juno.com>
Hemet, CA USA - Friday, February 25, 2005 at 21:44:26 (CST)
My 6th Gr. grandfather Strough settled in Falls Creek area in the 1830's. My family is located in central Indiana. Thanks for the history!
Beverly Burns <bevburns@comcast.net>
Marysville, MI USA - Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 21:13:54 (CST)
Just looking
Paula Lowhorn <paula@nltc.net>
Straughn, In USA - Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 12:55:33 (CST)
I love this site! I visit about once a week and continually find new stuff. My Henry County families are Brower and Becktell (formerly Bechtel). Thanks for having so much information.
Cheryl <kjtcet2@aol.com>
Indianapolis, IN USA - Sunday, February 20, 2005 at 17:08:32 (CST)
Been searching the Hubbell family in five Hoosier counties and found this the most informative. It appears you update quite often which is a big help to us novice. Would appreciate any info on the Hubbells/Hubbles in the area. Thanks.
Mark <meh4321@aol.com>
Pittsboro, in USA - Monday, February 14, 2005 at 19:13:46 (CST)
I am a descendant of Joshua Mercer and his son James Madison Mercer of New Lisbon. My grandfather was Chester Mercer of New Castle and my father was Mark Mercer who taught and coached at Knightstown in the '40s. I have lots of info on the Mercer Family but very little on the Gilberts. My grandmother was Annette Gilbert whose father was Charles F. Gilbert. I would like to know more about Annette's family and her mother's (Carrie's) maiden name. Jerry L. Mercer
Jerry Lamont Mercer <lamont1040@earthlink.net>
Greenbank, WA USA - Sunday, January 09, 2005 at 19:26:55 (CST)
Enjoy this site. Keep up the good work. Looking for Abner Ferguson/ Hannah Atkinson families. They were married 12 Aug. 1847 in Henry County. Also., Gideon Ferguson and Elizabeth Atkinson 12 Feb. 1846. Nancy Ann Ferguson and Robert Jones. Forgason. Furguson, lots of different spellings. Anyone connected or wants to compare notes?
Carolyn Anderson <canderson2917@wowway.com>
USA - Saturday, January 01, 2005 at 14:28:16 (CST)
This site is wonderful! I got a lot of great stories and pictures to tell to my children.
michelle <weaver2601@msn.com>
new castle, in USA - Friday, October 15, 2004 at 21:00:35 (CDT)
I think this is a Great site keep up the good work!
John R. Davis <john_davis47362@yahoo.com>
New Castle, In USA - Wednesday, October 06, 2004 at 20:04:11 (CDT)
Looking for family that were in Cadiz, Indiana Grandfather Clyde Barnard My family tree gets confusing because another Barnard branch from Rushville are my family also. Any help would be appreciated
Debra Barnard <somethingnladysly@msn.com>
IN USA - Saturday, October 02, 2004 at 09:11:41 (CDT)
I am looking for information concerning The Farley Family and the family of Jackson Baird and Catherine Weaver Baird.
Teresa Hubler <twhubler@aol.com>
lake charles, la. USA - Wednesday, September 29, 2004 at 07:12:25 (CDT)
i am the great grand daughter of marion e. stout and christine michael (stout). i am looked for them for 14 year's and they lived in henry co. indiana. they had 3 daughters that i know of. edna m. c.e.bouslog, and carrie jane, anna m. stout. i am very much interested in cemetery's and any one doing a research on michael family from around the same area. also any bouslog family member's. thank you so much.
cindy feexico <jcfxc@duracom.net>
kingston , ok USA - Saturday, September 18, 2004 at 19:32:24 (CDT)
I am originaly from Rushville, Rush, IN. My grandmother was Hazel Corrine (FOUST) LITTREAL daughter of Nathan J. FOUST and Luoisa (MULLIS) FOUST. Nathan was born to Henry C. FOUST and Melissa Rachel (ISGRIGG) FOUST, 22 Oct., 1843, Carthage,Rush,IN. Henry and Rachel had other children who were married in Henry County. I would appreciate any help on the FOUST family of Rush and Henry Counties. Also doing research on the family of David NATION and Samantha VanMatre Nation. David's second wife was Carrie Nation.
Gina Persons Davis <ginapersons@hotmail.com>
Muncie, IN USA - Tuesday, September 07, 2004 at 19:13:56 (CDT)
My Mother is Mary Maxine (Brown) Alcorn. She passed away August 3, 2004. She is the daughter of the late George and Myrtle Brown. Her memorial was to day (8/12/04) and I received a bautiful plant from Leonard and Mary Brown, Dennis and Kathy and Ben Brown and Evelyn L. Antic. I can not seem to find there telephone number of address. Do you have these people listed? Thanks for having a wonderful site like this. Its so nice to know where your roots are. Cheryl Cornali
Cheryl A. Cornali <cherylcornali@earthlink.net>
Las Vegas, NV USA - Thursday, August 12, 2004 at 22:47:43 (CDT)
I have been to STONE QUARRY MILL and found it to be of real intrest. Even found some gold in the creek. GPAA Member Central Indiana Chapter
James Weems <jimbo00@earthlink.net>
Rensselaer, In USA - Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 16:50:01 (CDT)
Researching descendants of Albert Harry and Julia Bledsoe. Other surnames include:Folts,Brown,Devore,Funk,Conwell,Copeland,Harrell,Showalter,Nation,Richey,Holmes,Willard,Keesling.
James Harry <j.harry@earthlink.net>
Baltimore, Md USA - Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at 16:07:29 (CDT)
My Henry County Surnames ar DRIVER AND MILLS Hello U. E, I just spent another wonderful hour reading all the "NEW" updates on your HCGS website. Your's is the only website I have found on the Internet, where I "KNOW" I will aways find new and informative genealogy research materials posted. Thank You Again for all you do for Family Genealogy and the preservation of Henry County History. Judy Mills Boie - Minnesota
Judy Mills Boie <jboie@paulbunyan.net>
USA - Saturday, April 03, 2004 at 13:31:09 (CST)
I am a decendant of Andrew Ice.
Randy D. Ice <rb2icefam@aol.com>
Anderson, In USA - Friday, April 02, 2004 at 16:29:46 (CST)
Terrific site. We are looking for Great Grandfathers George Washington Maddy's families of Henry Co. and surrounding areas, Charles Shortridge, William Wise, William Mc Kinley, Charles Davidson, ? Hackert, Charles Pierce, Leander Stephens ,(had a son Wendell, and a dau Lura D.) Andrew Jackson Maddy, and Allen Maddy.Have a few pictures of Geo.'s daughter and sons , would share. We are so anxious to have a picture of Gr. Grandfather George Washington Maddy. Thankyou
Suzann Maddy <maddy@ruraltel.net>
Norton, Ks USA - Saturday, March 06, 2004 at 23:33:35 (CST)
Terrific site. We are looking for Great Grandfathers George Washington Maddy's families of Henry Co. and surrounding areas, Charles Shortridge, William Wise, William Mc Kinley, Dharles Davidson, ? Hackert, Charles Pierce, Leander Stephens , Andrew Jackson Maddy, and Allen Maddy.Have a few pictures of Geo.'s daughter and sons , would share. Thankyou
Suzann Maddy <maddy@ruraltel.net>
Norton, Ks USA - Saturday, March 06, 2004 at 23:30:07 (CST)
Thank you for providing this information. I found several of the Marsh families (Marsh, McDorman, Hart) in your records.
Kathy Marsh <marshcat@bellsouth.net>
Ormond Beach, FL USA - Sunday, February 15, 2004 at 16:12:21 (CST)
Looking for relatives of Robert Wyatt Crandall b.Ind.1840 F.Co.73rd Ind Vol.Married Mar.6,1866, d.L.A.,Ca.May27,1923. Robert Sherman Crandall his son is my father. Looking for Relatives either direction. Would like to track to Wales.
Allan Smith Crandall <al4forestry@ccwebster.net>
Oregon City, OR USA - Tuesday, February 03, 2004 at 15:22:07 (CST)
Working Bundy, Fisher, Thomas, Bennett, Gaddis and Derryberry from the area. I was born at the Henry Co. Hospital Feb 1964.
rick jackson <genegenie@columbus.rr.com>
columbus, oh USA - Thursday, January 29, 2004 at 16:59:29 (CST)
You have a great site! Thanks for all the time and effort you have put in. I am researching the Swope family from the 1820's. I am looking for the parents/family of Andrew Swope b. August 29, 1815 in Va.
Julie DeMano <jdemano@hotmail.com>
Rochester, IN USA - Wednesday, January 21, 2004 at 12:23:59 (CST)
Spiceland resident 1944 - 1953, therefore, I appreciate your great site and information. Thanks for your efforts!
Buddy ZELLER <Zeller@realtor.com>
Diamond Springs, CA USA - Tuesday, January 20, 2004 at 17:15:56 (CST)
Thanks for this wonderful informative website. I'm researching early Henry Co. families of EVANS and, possibly. BELL.
Ardie <artyardie@aol.com>
Sonoma Valley, CA USA - Tuesday, January 06, 2004 at 02:17:33 (CST)
The information on your web site has helped very much. I am searching for information on William Frederick Swearingen. He died Feb 22, 1866 and a young age. For medical reasons our family would like to know what the cause of death was. He is buried in Powers Cemetery. Born in 1833 son of Van B. Swearingen. Any Assistance Appreciated.
Rebecca Swearingen Marlow <marlow@comgen.com>
Independence, KS USA - Monday, January 05, 2004 at 17:18:29 (CST)
This is a great site! We are researching the Elliott, Hodson, and Keesling. Thanks for all your hard work.
Pearl Elliott <pearl_elliott@yahoo.com>
Mountain View, AR USA - Tuesday, December 09, 2003 at 18:29:59 (CST)
Lovely website, thank you for all the effort that went into it! It's been a great help as I research the Downing family.
Sheryl Warren <swarren@ cinci .rr .com>
Mason, OH USA - Tuesday, October 07, 2003 at 11:50:49 (CDT)
Excellent website! Looking for the Butler family (John and Julia) and/or their descendants.
Christie Canfield <cicie@earthlink.net>
Redwood City, CA USA - Sunday, September 28, 2003 at 13:44:10 (CDT)
Super site, I was recently in New Castle at the Historical Society and they were great help, thanks so much. I am researching Wiley Watkins, born in North Carolina 1809 died Middletown 1887 and Eliza J. Watkins Watkins, born 1814 in Virginia died New Castle 1901 both are buried in Miller Cemetery. they lived in Middletown, Indiana, he was a brickmaker. am interested in their son Armstead, who is buried in Marion, Indiana.
Shirley Watkins Tolby <partrac@aol.com>
Glendale, Az USA - Tuesday, August 19, 2003 at 18:45:37 (CDT)
Great site! Lots of information! Well done. Now I know where and what information I can request on my gggggrandfather Thomas Batson and his family. Thank you!
Barbara Maryatt <Lincolnbuf@msn.com>
Redmond, WA USA - Wednesday, July 16, 2003 at 18:53:07 (CDT)
Many thanks for your wonderful site and the resources provided. Thanks too for your support of cemetery restoration in the county. I was delighted to see the recent pictures of the work at Hodson Cemetery. Your work and leadership is appreciated.
Mac Main <mmmain@mac.com>
Park Ridge, IL USA - Friday, June 13, 2003 at 20:38:22 (CDT)
Just want to thank UEB for your help on my g-g-g grandfather, Edward Holman. We believe he may have died in your county. His wife was Mariam Rue Holman. They had 5 children and were in the Republic of Texas by 1841 - she is shown as a widow. Your help on Edward Holman and what happened to him, so far, has been very much appreciated. Thank you again.
Mary Webster <bee-gard@lcc.net>
Huntsville, TX USA - Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 19:44:50 (CDT)
I have done years of research (on-site, snail and e-), and I say that this is the best and most user-friendly site I have yet seen! EVANS is my family there. Glad to have found and perused your WONDERFUL site!
JW Brown <brown3410@comcast.net>
Venice, FL USA - Monday, March 03, 2003 at 18:21:20 (CST)
Finding something new everyday.. Need help with Levi M. Brookshire m. Eliza Ellen Crawfore 24 Jul 1989. Seddon, (St. Clair)Alabama. Children, Jesse W., Milton and Lydia. Levi died before 1910, Buried Easonville, Alabama. Any help would be greatly apreciated..
Tom Brookshire <tbrooks357@aol.com>
Orlando, FL USA - Monday, February 24, 2003 at 15:00:34 (CST)
Great site!!!! Researching Hasten/Hasting/Hastings from Henry Co. Would welcome any info, particularly any cemeteries that may have family members
Dianne DeYoung <Deyox4@acninc.net>
Plainwell, MI USA - Friday, February 21, 2003 at 21:17:53 (CST)
Looking for information concerning a Joseph Reed that came to Henry Co.In. in 1830s who m. his second wife, Celinda Wolcutt in 1838.His son, William Joseph Reed m. Elizabeth Hart Wm.Joseph d. in 1844, left 4 children orphans...Would appreciate any information that might help...they are my great great grandparents...thank you
Catherine Watkins <catwat@nltc.net>
New Castle, Indiana USA - Friday, February 21, 2003 at 16:29:18 (CST)
JOESPH MAHONEY. age 87 admitted 1913. township. liberty. birthplace. virginia. i need to find out more on him. the census. said in 1870. his is leroy v. this is my family line. need to find more on joseph mahoney.
Marilyn Hendrix <marilyntut@yahoo.com>
Elkhart, IN USA - Wednesday, February 19, 2003 at 06:23:16 (CST)
joseph mahoney. age 87, admitted 1913. township liberty. birthplace. virginia. i need to find more on him. the census saids. his son is leroy v. and leroy is my family line. can you help me.
Marilyn Hendrix <marilyntut@yahoo.com>
Elkhart, IN USA - Wednesday, February 19, 2003 at 06:05:07 (CST)
Thank you for a very nice service. I am working on Nathan Thompson who married Sara Adamson. 1881. Would like to know where they are buried and their death dates. Will exchange with anyone interested.
Jennie Amrhein <BCGS07@aol.com>
Altoona, PA USA - Monday, February 17, 2003 at 20:16:49 (CST)
During the 1940's, there was several families of Guyers that lived in the New Castle area. Ernest L. Guyer sent my grandmother from the Office of the City Engineer informing her of the poor health of her Uncle Frank Guyer. I am doing research for that side of the family. Thank you for any help or direction you can send me. Jim Munford
Jim Munford <munfish@aye.net>
New Albany, In USA - Monday, February 17, 2003 at 17:41:55 (CST)
Thanks for the terrific site. Lots of good information on my Brown, Morris, Harvey ancestors.
Joel Hadley Bush <jbush@rmcc.edu>
Mena, AR USA - Sunday, February 16, 2003 at 20:03:17 (CST)
The best county historical site ever! I found my gr gr gr grandfather Gabriel Ratliff (died 1846, Spiceland, Henry, Co)mentioned is several papers and listings! I am still looking for his place of birth...most likely North Carolina where the Friends came from. Again..THANKS!!!! Art Moore -Kennewick WA artmoore@email.com
Art Mooe <artmooe@email.com>
USA - Wednesday, February 12, 2003 at 19:58:19 (CST)
Genealogy research is hard to accomplish from across the country. Thanks to your information I was able to obtain data on my ancestors, the Paul family. Your work is invaluable and greatly appreciated.
Nancy King <fnarcaking@aol.com>
Spokane, WA USA - Thursday, January 30, 2003 at 01:16:11 (CST)
Genealogy research is hard to accomplish from across the country. Thanks to your information I was able to obtain data on my ancestors, the Paul family. Your work is invaluable and greatly appreciated.
Nancy King <fnarcaking@aol.cm>
Spokane, WA USA - Thursday, January 30, 2003 at 01:15:21 (CST)
Searching for members of the VANDENBARK clan-many of which are from Knightstown. Any help appreciated.
Jim Walter <jbsdj@juno.com>
Ft. Worth, tx USA - Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at 15:18:43 (CST)
I am a relative to Christopher Long - I just found out by the monument in your county - I am planning on visiting it one day - in the future. Thank you for fixing it and keeping people informed in its significants -
Jean Burns <tigerb@netwest.com>
Snyder, TX USA - Thursday, January 23, 2003 at 16:58:34 (CST)
I would like to thank the Henry County Genealogical Services for the repair and preservation of Christopher Long's monument. I am a 7th generation direct line decendent of Christopher Long and had only seen a drawing of the monument done by one of his grandsons. I would have been disapointed if I had searched for photos only to find it had been damaged. Thank you for preserving this family history for all his decendents.
Karen <Karen@cablespeed.com>
Redmond, WA USA - Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 22:58:13 (CST)
Lost in America Seems to be for us Our Great Great Grandfather came to Jackson County Iowa and settle then my Great Grandfather move across the river (Mississippi) to Illinios JoDavis County and we cannot find out where our Great Great Grandfather came from James Joseph McColley he married twice having children with both Spouses We this family thought he came from Pennsylvania or New Hampshire. Yes He lost one wife and remarried . Also my Great Grandfather on my Grandmother McColley was a George Smith born in Ohio and serve in the Civil War any one knowing of Mr George Smiths Side let me know Thanks . mccolley@iowatelecom.net
Richard R. McColley <mccolley@iowatelecom.net>
Sabula, Iowa USA - Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 16:47:06 (CST)
I am a relative of Susanna Koub/Weybright/Himes, she is the Mother of my Great Grandfather Jacob Vernon Weybright. I would love to find any living kin, I am sure there are plenty of us. Our Family is full of people of varied backrounds as I have found so far.
Judith E Cox <romypet1@aol.com>
Wilmington, IL USA - Monday, November 04, 2002 at 22:21:34 (CST)
Thank you, for the hard work on Henry CO.! I decend from RUSSELL/CRANDALL/CANNADY lines in New Castle and Messick where the old RUSSELL home still stands...Please keep up your work on our families! Very nice site! Will be back again and again.
Rick TRENT <trenthome@hotmail.com>
Hemet, CA USA - Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 15:36:37 (CDT)
Thank you for a wonderful site! I am the 4th great granddaughter of Thomas and Ruth Batson. I was thrilled to finally find the Batson family cemetery through your site; dismayed to see the vandalism. Am very hopeful to fill in some blanks in my family's records.
Barbara Maryatt <Lincolnbuf@msn.com>
Redmond, WA USA - Monday, October 07, 2002 at 22:40:44 (CDT)
Christopher Long is my fifth great grandfather. I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who was involved in the repair and restoration of my ancestor's grave site after it was hit by an automobile in June. I just found out about it from another cousin. I have never been to Indiana, but have been as far as Iowa last autumn. I hope to go there some day soon, and maybe for the dedication ceremony in November if possible. I just want to say that it touches my heart very deeply to have such wonderful people watching over my 5th great grandparents' stone while I am clear across the country in Olympia, Washington. He was a color sargent at Yorktown and stood 30 steps from General Washington when Cornwallis surrendered his sword. His service to this country means a lot to me and I am so grateful it means so much to other citizens as well. I am a descendant of his son Reuben.
William Long <wdlong2@attbi.com>
Olympia, WA USA - Monday, September 30, 2002 at 00:20:02 (CDT)
Mr. Bush, I read the newspaper on another clean up. God Bless You. Keep up the good work. I sure wished I lived back in Indiana I would help all I could. If there is ever something you need help with flyer's newsletters PLAESE let me know and I would love to help and if anything is planed around x-mas time let me know as I will be there for x-mas. GOD BLESS YOU and people like you make's the difference. Thanks Mariah Kendall Allen
Mariah Allen <mallen1973@yahoo.com>
Hinesville, GA USA - Sunday, September 29, 2002 at 13:39:24 (CDT)
What a great site this is. I have been here many times in the past. First I would like to Thank You UEB for the clean up and repair of Greensboro, IN Duck Creek Friends Cemetery. I sure wish I was there I would of sure helped. 2nd I have a ? for anybody that can answer I found sevarl marriage records that I need. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Volume I Letters A to K Inclusive W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office New Castle Compiled by Indiana Works Progress Administration 1939 Can I get these from Henry county or the state? And does anybody know how much there are? Thanks Mariah
Mariah Allen <mallen1973@yahoo.com>
Hinesville, GA USA - Monday, August 12, 2002 at 10:43:52 (CDT)
My family is from the New Castle , Spiceland & Lewisville area. They consist of the Hoffmans, Jarretts,Fletchers & Tacketts. I have quite a bit of information about these people. Didn't see the family cementary listed for the Fletchers and Lewis Tackett family off 103 south just past interstate 70. Had a large family home there. Any info?
Linda Jarrett Ballenger <lindabal@seidata.com>
North Vernon, In USA - Wednesday, July 31, 2002 at 14:21:30 (CDT)
I am just starting into genealogy. My grandfather Brant Tunget is buried in Mt. Summit along with my grandmother Bessie, though I have found her parents Benjamin Powers and her mother Viretta (Beavers)both buried at Mt. Summitt, I have been unable to find B. Powers parents or where they are from, any info would be greatly appreciated.Thanks, Pam Boyer. jab.58@insightbb.com
pam Boyer <jab.58@insightbb.com>
anderson, ind USA - Wednesday, July 31, 2002 at 13:11:33 (CDT)
I am searching for the Gunterman's. Does anyone have a William Gunterman and his wife Eliza Brown in their family tree. We belive they had a son named Calvin who moved to Rumsey Ky.
Mary Latham <mlatham@twmi.rr.com>
livonia, mi USA - Monday, July 29, 2002 at 12:25:21 (CDT)
a VERY well thought out site . I love the old photo's.
Mary Latham <mlatham@twmi.rr.com>
Livonia, MI USA - Monday, July 29, 2002 at 12:22:43 (CDT)
a VERY well thought out site . I love the old photo's.
Mary Latham <mlatham@twmi.rr.com>
Livonia, MI USA - Monday, July 29, 2002 at 12:22:33 (CDT)
Thank You, U. E. and your faithful helpers, for the continious and valuable research records you provide online at HCGS. Those of us who are constantly researching our forbears of Henry County, are ever grateful. Sincerely, Judy Mills Boie
Judy Mills Boie <jboie@paulbunyan.net>
Walker, , MN USA - Sunday, July 21, 2002 at 14:26:07 (CDT)
Your web site is coming along real well. Your Genealogly section shows lots of effort by many. I am proud that I had ancestors that lived and died and are buried in your area. Keep up the good work.
William McClintic <wlmcclintic@shawus.com>
Clermont, FL USA - Wednesday, July 17, 2002 at 11:27:08 (CDT)
I have had so much fun looking at your fantastic site tonight! I am researching my mother's family. Her great-great-grandfather was Moses Hodson, buried in Hodson Cemt., Henry Co., IN. I am trying to find out more about his family. You have a lot of info on your site. Thank you!
Carolyn Chamberlain <lain@frontiernet.net>
Warrensburg, IL USA - Thursday, July 04, 2002 at 22:51:55 (CDT)
Hello Again U.E., I studied the Henry County Probate Record information you have added to your HCGS site and found a John MILLS listed on page 92 in the Probate Hearing Book for 1830 - 1861. Do you have any data on this John MILLS or should I contact the Henry County Probate Record office directly? Thank You for all the probate info you added. All your hard work is so helpful and much appreciated. Sincerely, Judy Mills Boie
Judy Mills Boie <jboie@paulbunyan.net>
Walker, MN USA - Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 13:29:59 (CDT)
Looking for any ties to the Crandall family....and the Bradford family. Thanks....Paula
Paula <m.tymelass@verizon.net>
In USA - Thursday, June 06, 2002 at 22:06:06 (CDT)

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