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DESCENDANTS OF DAVID WRIGHT
OF MIFFLIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

        ("Notes" are at the bottom of the page and "Endnotes," showing sources of information, below those.)

1.David Wright, born Abt 1738,(1),(2),(3) (son of Joseph Wright and Charity
_____
) died 8 Jul 1777.
1,3,2

He married Annah Reed, born Abt 1736,1,3 (daughter of Azzur Reed) died 14 Sep 1820 in Fermanagh Twp., Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,1,3 buried in Cedar Spring Cemetery, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania.1,3

Children:

+ 2. i Azariah (Azzur) Wright born Abt 1765.

   3. ii Phoebe Wright.

+ 4. iii Sarah Wright.                                                 

+ 5. iv Anna Wright born 1772.

+ 6. v Rachel Wright.

   7. vi Martha Wright, died Bef 6 Jan 1842,1 (see note 1).

    She married _____ Frey.


Second Generation

2. Azariah (Azzur) Wright, (1.David1) born Abt 1765,2,3 died 10 Feb 1820 in Fermanagh, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania.1,2,3

Mifflin County was not created until 1789 when it was formed from Cumberland and Northumberland counties. Prior to that time Fermanagh Township was in Cumberland County.(4)

He married (1) Nancy Armstrong, married 20 Nov 1788 in Mifflintown, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania,2,3 died 13 Apr 1808.1

Children:

+ 8. i David Wright born 7 Aug 1789.

   9. ii Alexander Wright, born 12 Aug 1791,1 died 22 Sep 1810.1

+ 10. iii James Wright born 11 Feb 1794.

   11. iv Joseph Wright, born 12 Feb 1796,1 died 6 Mar 1796.1

+ 12. v Anna Wright born 8 Jan 1797.

   13. vi Elizabeth Wright, born 8 Mar 1799,1 died 5 Feb 1828.1

    She married Robert Lewis, married 16 Sep 1823 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania.3

+ 14. vii Samuel Wright born 6 Sep 1801.

   15. viii Martha Wright, born 28 Sep 1803,2,3 died 18 May 1864 in Port Royal, Perry Co., Pennsylvania.1,2,3

    Martha Wright probably did not marry. In her will, proved May 20, 1864 in Juniata Co., Pennsylvania, she mentions no husband or children and leaves all her belongings to other relatives.1

   16. ix Nancy Wright, born 24 Dec 1807,1 died 1 Jan 1808.1


He married (2) Sarah (Sally) Cole, married 5 Sep 1810 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,2,3 born Abt 1780.3

Children:

   17. x Mary H. Wright, born 24 Feb 1812,1 died 30 May 1812.1

   18. xi Azariah (Azzur) Reader Wright, born 1 Apr 1813,1 baptized 20 Jun 1813 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,3 died 22 Feb 1814.1

   19. xii Sarah Louisa Wright, born 24 Sep 1814,1 baptized 22 Feb 1815 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania.3

+ 20. xiii Rachel Wright born 21 Jul 1816.


He married (3) Grizelda McCormack, married 26 May 1818 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,2 born 7 Apr 1769,1 (daughter of Thomas McCormack and Jean Oliver) died 1834.1


4. Sarah Wright, (1.David1).

On January 20, 1809 Sarah petitioned the orphan's court in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania to appoint a guardian for her three children by Samuel Reader, her deceased husband. James Corran was appointed their guardian. Eight years later, the eldest son, William, then over 15 years of age, appeared before the court and requested James Knox, Esq. be appointed his guardian.1

She married (1) Samuel Reader, died Bef 20 Jan 1809.1

   Children:

   21. i William Reader.

   22. ii Azzur W. Reader.

   23. iii Samuel Reader.

She married (2) _____ Reed.


5. Anna Wright, (1.David1) born 1772,1 died 21 Sep 1846.1

She married William McCrum, married 10 Aug 1824 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,1 born 1761,1 died 8 Apr 1829.1

   Children:

      24. i John McCrum.


6. Rachel Wright, (1.David1).

She married James Craven.

     Children:

     25. i Sarah Craven.

     26. ii Edith Craven.

     27. iii Thomas Craven.


Third Generation

8. David Wright, (2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 7 Aug 1789 in Pennsylvania,3,2 died 23 Aug 1844 in Mifflintown, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania,2,3 buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.3

He married Elizabeth McCoy, married 19 Dec 1833 in Mifflintown, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania,1,3 born 26 Feb 1807,1 died 4 Oct 1891 in Mifflintown, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania,2 buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.1

    Children:

    28. i Grizelda Wright, born 5 Sep 1832.1

    29. ii Anna Maria Wright, born 19 Aug 1831,1 died Aft 1903.1

    In 1903 Anna Maria and her husband, William H. Jackson, were living in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

    She married William H. Jackson, married 9 Mar 1854 in Mifflintown, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania,1 died Aft 1903.1

    30. iii Joseph Loughry Wright, born 19 Aug 1831,1 died 20 Aug 1844.1

    31. iv Nancy Catherine Wright, born 1 Jun 1839 in Pennsylvania,1,2 died Aft 1903.1

    Nancy Catherine (Wright) Books was living in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1903 when her brother, William, died.

She married Solomon Books, born 1833 in Pennsylvania.1

    32. v Martha J. Wright, born 6 Apr 1843,1 died 13 Sep 1844.1

    33. vi William D. Wright, born 6 Apr 1843,1,2 died Oct., 1903 in Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania,1 buried in Fairview Cemetery, Altoona, Pennsylvania.1

    When he died William Wright was living in the home of his sister, Anna Maria, and her husband, William H. Jackson, in Altoona, Pennsylvania.


10. James Wright, (2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 11 Feb 1794 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,(5),1,(6),2 died 5 Jan 1871 in Shelby Co., Ohio,6 occupation Laborer.5

The 1850 United States Census for Juniata County, Pennsylvania, shows James Wright, with his wife Mary and seven children residing in Fermanagh Township.

Juniata was not established as a county until 1831; at that time Mifflintown became its county seat. Prior to 1831 the area was a part of Mifflin County.

James and his wife had eleven children; the seven listed here are those who grew to maturity. The family came to Shelby County, Ohio, in 1853.(7)

He married Mary Ann Jacobs, married 24 Mar 1829 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,(8) born 11 Nov 1806 in Pennsylvania,5 died 14 Feb 1871 in Shelby Co., Ohio.6

    Children:

+ 34. i George Wright born 10 Apr 1832.

+ 35. ii Nancy A. Wright born 5 May 1834.

   36. iii Sarah Wright, born Abt 1838 in Pennsylvania.5

    She married Joseph P. Rosar, married 3 Mar 1862 in Shelby Co., Ohio.(9)

   37. iv Samuel H. Wright, born 10 Apr 1841 in Pennsylvania,5 died 29 Jun 1915.6

    He married Virginia Carper, married 1873 in Shelby Co., Ohio,(10) born 21 Aug 1834, (daughter of Frederick Carper and Sarah Scyles) died 16 Mar 1905.

   38. v Thomas Nelson Wright, born Abt 1842 in Pennsylvania.5

    He married Elizabeth Bailey, married 6 Sep 1866 in Shelby Co., Ohio.(11)

   39. vi Jane M. Wright, born Abt 1845 in Pennsylvania.5

   40. vii Albert W. Wright, born Abt 1848 in Pennsylvania.5


12. Anna Wright, (2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 8 Jan 1797,1,2 died 18 Nov 1828,1 buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.1

She married Hugh McAllister Knox, married 27 Mar 1823,1 (son of Hugh Knox).

    Children:

    41. i Volumnia Anna Knox, born 9 Jul 1820,1 died 14 Feb 1888,1 buried in Sturgis Cemetery, Sturgis, Michigan.1

    She married Michael Whitmer, married 1 Mar 1838 in Mifflintown, Juniata Co., Pennsylvania,1 born 18 Jan 1814 in Chapman Twp., Snyder Co., Pennsylvania,1 (son of Abraham Whitmer and Elizabeth Blasser) died 15 Mar 1914 in Burr Oak, Joseph Co., Michigan.1

    42. ii Hiram Knox.

    Hiram Knox and his third wife, Frances Stewart, resided in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.1

    He married (1) Susannah Motzer, married 30 Oct 1845.1

    He married (2) Isabella M. Rouse, married 24 Mar 1857.1

    He married (3) Frances Stewart, married 4 Apr 1871,1 born 4 Aug 1841,1 (daughter of Thomas Stewart and Elizabeth Rice).

   43. iii William C. Knox, born 11 Jun 1827,1 died 15 Aug 1858.1


14. Samuel Wright, (2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 6 Sep 1801 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,1,3 died 27 Jul 1838,1 buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania.1

He married _____.

    Children:

   44. i Rachel Jane Wright.


20. Rachel Wright, (2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 21 Jul 1816 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,2,3 baptized 19 Mar 1817 in Mifflintown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania,3 died 21 Jul 1896 in Monticello, White Co., Indiana,2,3 buried in Old Monticello Cemetery, White Co., Indiana.3

She married Nelson B. Loughry, married 13 Nov 1838 in Indiana, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,(12) born 13 Feb 1815 in Indiana, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,2,12 (son of Joseph Loughry and Sarah Howard) died 24 Aug 1890 in Monticello, White Co., Indiana,2 buried in Old Monticello Cemetery, White Co., Indiana,12 occupation Merchant; Famer; Miller.1

Nelson: Nelson B. Loughry was the only child of Joseph and Sarah (Howard) Loughry. For several years after his marriage to Rachel Wright, he was a merchant in Blairsville, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania. He also served as Clerk of Indiana County for a number of years. He and his family removed to Indiana in 1855, first living in Lafayette in Tippecanoe County and moving to White County in 1860. They lived in Monon Township, where Nelson farmed, until 1872 when they moved to Monticello. Their farm served as a down payment on on a milling operation. The work was difficult because the mill's capacity was only 75 barrels a day, and it needed many improvements. With the able help of their son, Joseph Edward, they were able to work their way to success.1

    Children:

    45. i Sarah I. Loughry, born Abt 1840 in Indiana, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,2,12 died Abt 1853 in Indiana, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania.2,12

    46. ii Joseph Edwin Loughry, born 4 Sep 1842 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,2 died 8 Apr 1921 in Monticello, White Co., Indiana.2

    He married Nancy Turner, married 1873,1 born 9 Nov 1849,2 died 5 Jul 1927.2

    47. iii Clara W. Loughry, born 30 Aug 1844 in Saltsburg, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,2,12 died 29 Jun 1917 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,2,12 buried in Old Monticello Cemetery, White Co., Indiana.1

    She married James Harrison Edwards, married 4 Sep 1875,1,12 born 16 Mar 1839 in Columbus, Bartholomew Co., Indiana,2 (son of James Edwards and Sarah Edmonson Chenoweth) died 20 Aug 1892 in Mechanicsburg, Sangamon Co., Illinois,2,1 (see note 2).

    48. iv Albert Wright Loughry, born 9 Jun 1847 in Blairsville, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,2,12 (see note 3) died 26 Mar 1917 in Monticello, White Co., Indiana.2

    He married Sarah ("Sally") Kendall, married 3 May 1881,12 born 2 Feb 1854 in White Co., Indiana,2 (daughter of Charles W. Kendall and Mary Eliza Spencer) died 23 Feb 1937 in White Co., Indiana.2

    49. v Amy Loughry, born 1849 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,2 died 1940 in White Co., Indiana.2

    50. vi Cloid Loughry, born 1852 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania,2 died 13 Jul 1927 in White Co., Indiana.2


Fourth Generation

34. George Wright, (10.James3, 2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 10 Apr 1832 in Pennsylvania,5,(13) died 18 Dec 1913 in Eau Claire, Eau Clair Co., Wisconsin,(14),13 buried 21 Dec 1913 in Lake View Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin,13 occupation Millwright.

(On George Wright's Death Certificate, his father is listed as Thomas Wright; this must be in error, or perhaps Thomas was his father's first given or middle name.) For much of their lives, George Wright and his family resided in Chippewa County, Wisconsin.

He married Julia A. Taplin, born in Canada.

    Children:

    51. i Ruth M. Wright.

    Levi and Ruth (Wright) Shafer resided in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.

    She married Levi E. Shafer.

+ 52. ii George Wright, Jr..


35. Nancy A. Wright, (10.James3, 2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 5 May 1834 in Juniata Co., Pennsylvania,(15),(16) died 22 Mar 1918 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,(17),(18) buried 24 Mar 1918 in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.17

Nancy A. Wright died the same morning as did her nine-day-old great granddaughter, Jean Frances Stewart, daughter of Paul L. Stewart and Brite F. Beall. Their obituaries appeared next to each other in the Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Reporter of March 22, 1918.

She married Robert Elder Stewart, married 18 Jun 1854 in Shelby Co., Ohio,(19) born 20 Mar 1832 in Harmony Twp., Clark Co., Ohio,16,(20) (son of Charles Stewart and Susanna Elder) died 11 Feb 1898 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,(21),(22),(23) buried in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana, occupation Carpenter & Cabinet Maker.

Robert: The 1860 United States Census for Indiana (p. 515) lists Robert Stewart, his wife, Nancy, and daughters Ella Iona and Mary S. Stewart as living in Eel Township in Cass County, Indiana. The 1880 United States Census for Cass County, Indiana (p. 20) lists this person as "Steward, Robert E." There the family is shown as living in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana.  According to the obituary in the newspaper, Robert left two sons and a daughter when he died. The sons would have been John and Charles L. Stewart.  Since Ella Iona and Mary S. had died, the daughter was Anna Stewart.  Robert's obituary states that he "had been ailing and almost entirely helpless for eight years, and death comes as a great relief in his case." He died early in the morning at his home at 1317 High Street in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana.

    Children:

    53. i Ella Iona Stewart, born 27 Sep 1856 in Cass Co., Indiana,16,(24) died 14 Jun 1879 in Cass Co., Indiana,(25) buried in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.

    54. ii Mary S. Stewart, born 10 Aug 1859 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,(26),(27) died 3 Nov 1876 in Cass Co., Indiana,(28) buried in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.

+ 55. iii John Henry Stewart born Abt 1864.

+ 56. iv Anna Laurie Stewart born 2 Feb 1867.

+ 57. v Charles L. Stewart born 4 Mar 1873.


Fifth Generation

52. George Wright, Jr., (34.George4, 10.James3, 2.Azariah2, 1.David1).

He married ________.

    Children:

    58. i Walter Harry Wright, born 16 May 1902 in Wisconsin.(29)


55. John Henry Stewart, (35.Nancy4, 10.James3, 2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born Abt 1864 in Indiana,20 died Bef 22 Mar 1918.(30)

John Henry Stewart drove a circus wagon with an 8-horse hitch. This work took him to various parts of the country. While in California he met the woman who was to become his wife and settled in Los Angeles.

He married Frances J. _______.

    Children:

    59. i Vesta Stewart, born 26 Nov 1898 in California.(31)

    60. ii Dora Stewart, born 3 Sep 1906 in California.31


56. Anna Laurie Stewart, (35.Nancy4, 10.James3, 2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 2 Feb 1867 in Cass Co., Indiana,20 died 23 Aug 1908 in Cass Co., Indiana,(32) buried in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.

She married David J. ("Jay") Simpson, married 16 Nov 1887 in Cass Co., Indiana,(33) born 22 Apr 1861 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,(34) (son of John H. Simpson and Mary Jane Kerlin) died 12 May 1943 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,(35) buried in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana, occupation Farmer.

    Children:

+ 61. i Robert Lawrence Simpson born 21 Nov 1888.

+ 62. ii Mary Jane Simpson born 16 Jan 1891.

+ 63. iii John J. Simpson born 12 Sep 1892.


57. Charles L. Stewart, (35.Nancy4, 10.James3, 2.Azariah2, 1.David1) born 4 Mar 1873 in Cass Co., Indiana,(36) died 4 Jun 1955 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,36 buried 6 Jun 1955 in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana,36 occupation Railroad; Carpenter.

He married (1) Inah ("Mimi") Calvert, married 8 Sep 1892 in Cass Co., Indiana,(37) divorced 1894, born 23 Feb 1872 in Cass Co., Indiana,(38) (daughter of Darwin Johnson Calvert and Sophia Jane Smith) died 14 May 1928 in Paris, Monroe Co., Missouri, buried in Spring Creek Christian Church, Cass Co., Indiana.(39)

Inah: After her divorce, Iona Calvert did not remarry. For the last several years of her life, she lived with her son, Paul L. Stewart. She was living with him and his family at the time of her death. At that time, Paul L. Stewart was serving the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Paris, Missouri, as its minister.

    Children:

    64. i Paul Lemuel Stewart born 7 Jul 1893.

He married (2) Laura Ellen Winn, married 22 Sep 1896 in Cass Co., Indiana,(40) born 6 Jan 1872 in Thornhope, Pulaski Co., Indiana,(41) (daughter of James D. Winn and Martha J. Umphrey) died 12 Jun 1954 in Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana,41 buried 15 Jun 1954 in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.41

Laura: A birth record on file in the Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, for a female who must have been Reba Stewart, Laura E.'s daughter (book H-10, p. 10), shows the mother's name as "Laura Gargiver." The record of her marriage to Charles L. Stewart, however, on file in the Cass County Government Building (book 16, p. 108), clearly shows her name as "Laura Gangwer," the name she acquired by her first marriage.

    Children:

    65. ii Reba Blanche Stewart born 12 Jul 1897.

    66. iii Hortense Stewart born 27 May 1900.

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Note 1 In Anna (Wright) McCrum's will, dated January 6, 1842, she refers to her deceased sister, Martha Frey.

Note 2 Both Patrick Maloney and Cheryl Levine, on their Ancestry.com Web sites, list James Edwards' place of death as Mechanicsville, Illinois. There is a Mechanicsville in Pennsylvania, but in Illinois the town is Mechanicsburg.

Note 3 Cheryl Levine, on her Web site, lists Indiana, in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania, as the place where Albert Wright Loughry was born.

Note 4 1860 United States Census of Guernsey County, Ohio, as reported by Roberta Hull of Mesa, Arizona.
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Endnotes:

1. Wright Family File from Phillip Bedient of Dalton, Massachusetts, attached to email received 17 Feb 2003.

2. Patrick Maloney, "Pat and Sharons Update," published online at <http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1233834&id=15....>, downloaded 30 Aug 2002.

3. Jonathan Edwards Paul of Salinas, California.

4. Claudette Maerz of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

5. 1850 United States Census of Fermanagh Twp., Juniata Co., Pennsylvania, NARA Film M432-786, p. 276.

6. Barbara Adams and Gene Mozley, Memorial Records of Shelby County, Ohio, 1819-1975 (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1977), p. 483.

7. The History of Shelby County, Ohio (Second Edition: Piqua, Ohio: Graphics, Inc., 1968), p. 260.

8. International Genealogical Index (GDI), compiled by the Genealogical Society of Utah; Wright Information Center, Boca Raton, Florida.

9. Marriage Record, Book 4, p. 199, on file in the Shelby County Courthouse in Sidney, Ohio.

10. Marriage Record, Book 4, p. 328, on file in the Shelby County Courthouse in Sidney, Ohio.

11. Marriage Record, Book 5, p. 26, on file in the Shelby County Courthouse in Sidney, Ohio.

12. Cheryl Levine, "James McLene Descendants and Others," published online at <http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=cdievine&id=122....>, downloaded 30 Aug 2002.

13. Death Certificate for George Wright, on file in the Bureau of Vital Records, Madison, Wisconsin, a copy of which is in the possession of Dwight C. Stewart.

14. Personal letter from Julia (_____) Wright to Nancy A. (Wright) Stewart, dated 22 February 1914, now in the possession of Dwight C. Stewart.

15. Death record for Nancy Stewart on file in Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, Book CH-6, p. 29.

16. 1860 United States Census for Cass County, Indiana, p. 515.

17. Death record for Nancy Stewart on file in Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, Book CH-5, p. 29.

18. Obituary for Nancy A. Stewart which appeared in the 22 March 1918 edition of the Logansport (Ind.) Pharos-Reporter.

19. Marriage Record, Book 3, p. 409, on file in the Shelby County Courthouse in Sidney, Ohio.

20. 1880 United States Census for Cass County, Indiana, p. 20.

21. Death record for Robert E. Stewart on file in the Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, Book CH-1, p. 90.

22. Death record for Robert E. Stewart on file in the Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, Book C-8, p. 143.

23. Obituary for Robert E. Stewart in the 11 Feb 1898 edition of the Logansport (Ind.) Daily Reporter.

24. Birth date is date shown on her parents' tombstone in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana. Birth date is date shown on her parents' tombstone in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.

25. Death date is date shown on her parents' tombstone in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana. Death date is date shown on her parents' tombstone in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.

26. 1860 United States Census for Cass County, Indiana, p. 515.

27. Birth date is date shown on her parents' tombstone in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.

28. Death date is date shown on her parents' tombstone in Spring Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Cass Co., Indiana.

29. Personal letter from Ruth (Wright) Shafer to Nancy A. (Wright) Stewart dated June 15, 1902, now in the possession of Dwight C. Stewart.

30. In two hand-written obituaries for John Henry Stewart's mother, Nancy A. Stewart, now in the possession of Dwight C. Stewart, it is stated that all of Nancy's children, except Charles, preceded her in death.

31. Personal letter from John H. Stewart to his mother, Nancy A. Stewart, dated January 21, 1912, now in the possession of Dwight C. Stewart.

32. Doris Ella (Simpson) Vesh of Logansport, Indiana.

33. Marriage record on file in Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, Book 11, p. 291.

34. Thomas B. Helm, ed., History of Cass County, Indiana (Chicago: Brant and Fuller, 1886), p. 702; Kathryn Ann (Simpson) Kinney of Littleton, Colorado..

35. Kathryn Ann (Simpson) Kinney of Littleton, Colorado.

36. Death record on file in Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, Book H-49, p. 94.

37. Marriage record on file in Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, given name of bride on both marriage license and marriage record is shown as Iona. Book 14, p. 64.

38. Darwin Johnson Calvert's Family Bible, now in the possession of Dwight C. Stewart of Louisville, Kentucky.

39. Tombstone for Ina Calvert in Spring Creek Church Cemetery, Cass County, Indiana; name on tombstone is "Ina.".

40. Marriage record on file in Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, Book 16, p. 108.

41. Death record on file in Cass County Government Building in Logansport, Indiana, book CH-17, p. 98.


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