A Family History of James Wesley
Edward E Scrivner and Nancy A
Maternal Grand-Parents of Clara Bell Brooks, wife of John William Cleland, son of James Wesley Clelland
1-Edward E Scrivner, son of Reason Scrivner and Mary Sears, was born on 21 Sep 1813 in Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, Virginia (now West Virginia) and died on 21 Jan 1885 in Republic County, Kansas at age 71.
Edward married Nancy A Sebring, daughter of Francis Sebring and Elizabeth (Betsy) Bennett, on 10 Dec 1836 in Delaware County, Ohio. Nancy was born on 10 Mar 1818 in Delaware County, Ohio and died on 25 Jan 1877 at age 58. They had 11 children: William H, John A, Mary Elizabeth, Eliza Jane, Fletcher, Jasper S, Sanford, Emma Frances, Sarah Ellen, George W, and Alice Adella.
2-William H Scrivner was born on 7 Jan 1840 in Franklin County, Ohio and died on 17 Dec 1862 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska at age 22.
2-John A Scrivner was born on 9 Aug 1842 in Delaware County, Ohio and died on 29 Dec 1923 in Junction City, Geary, Kansas at age 81.
John married Emmeline C McCathron on 25 Nov 1863 in Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska. They had four children: Jennie, Ella, Ernest, and Bella.
3-Jennie Scrivner .
3-Ella Scrivner .
3-Ernest Scrivner .
3-Bella Scrivner .2-Mary Elizabeth Scrivner was born on 29 May 1844 in Franklin County, Ohio and died on 2 Sep 1878 in Washington County, Kansas at age 34.
Mary married Gilman Drue Brooks, son of Alvin Brooks and Sallie Carr, on 30 Oct 1861 in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Gilman was born in May 1833 in New York and died on 15 Apr 1879 in Washington County, Kansas at age 45. They had six children: Otis, Emma, Clara Bell (Caddie), Walter, Eddie, and Viola.
3-Otis Brooks was born in 1862 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas and died in 1897 at age 35.
Otis married Mattie Badger, daughter of Ephraim Badger and Sylvia Alice Honey. Mattie was born in Sep 1867 in Kansas. They had five children: Arthur, Harry, Flora, Carl, and Sylvia (Kitty).
3-Emma Brooks was born on 5 Nov 1863 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas and died on 26 Apr 1905 at age 41.
Emma married Hiram Webster Cleland, son of James Wesley Clelland and Rachel Ann Miller, on 24 Feb 1881. Hiram was born on 7 Feb 1858 in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa. They had three children: Winnie, Ruby G, and Edith M.
3-Clara Bell (Caddie) Brooks was born on 5 Feb 1867 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas and died on 27 Aug 1948 in Baldwin Park, Los Angeles, California at age 81.
Clara married John William Clelland, son of James Wesley Clelland and Rachel Ann Miller, on 30 Mar 1883 in Clay County, Kansas. John was born on 22 Aug 1860 in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa and died on 30 Nov 1937 in Baldwin Park, Los Angeles, California at age 77. They had nine children: Myrtle, William Fredrich (Fred), Iva Susan, Charles Walter, Mary Mae, James Gilman, Floyd Edward, Ruth Caddie, and Edna Gladys.
3-Walter Brooks was born on 9 Dec 1869 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas and died on 16 Jul 1934 at age 64.
Walter married Susan Orah Watson, daughter of George Washington Watson and Sarah Jane Roberts, on 27 May 1891 in Clay County, Kansas. Susan was born on 3 May 1874 in Illinois. They had three children: Laura V, Opal S, and Nora L.
3-Eddie Brooks was born in 1874 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas.
Eddie married Katherine McInture. They had one known child: Claude
3-Viola Brooks was born on 25 Sep 1876 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas.
Viola married Arthur Queen, son of William H Queen and Isabelle Susan Ross, on 9 Feb 1898 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas. Arthur was born on 5 Nov 1874 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas and died on 21 Aug 1952 in Clyde, Cloud, Kansas at age 77. They had three children: Meda Mae, Keith, and Kenneth.
2-Eliza Jane Scrivner was born on 17 Mar 1846 in Franklin County, Ohio and died on 4 Jun 1859 in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas at age 13.
2-Fletcher Scrivner was born on 28 Mar 1848 in Franklin County, Ohio and died on 11 Mar 1903 in Norway, Republic, Kansas at age 54.
Fletcher married Lillie Ann (Melissa) McCathron on 24 Jun 1874 in Republic County, Kansas. They had two children: Herbert and Horace.
3-Herbert Scrivner .
3-Horace Scrivner .
2-Jasper S Scrivner was born on 23 Sep 1850 in Whitney County, Indiana and died on 5 May 1914 in Oro Blanco, Santa Cruz, Arizona at age 63.
Jasper married Hanna (Ann) Adkins on 20 Aug 1868 in Washington County, Kansas. They had five children: Walter Opal, Jasper Venus, Emery Shaffer, Claude Edward, and Dora Elmira.
3-Walter Opal Scrivner was born on 20 May 1869 in Kansas and died on 12 Jul 18 in Kansas at age -1850.
3-Jasper Venus Scrivner was born on 17 Oct 1870 in Kansas.
Jasper married Dolores Orobuena on 21 Nov 1903 in Maricopa County, Arizona.
3-Emery Shaffer Scrivner was born on 24 May 1872 in Kansas.
3-Claude Edward Scrivner was born on 8 Feb 1873 in Kansas.
3-Dora Elmira Scrivner was born on 11 Jul 1875 in Kansas.
2-Sanford Scrivner was born on 12 Jan 1853 in Whitney County, Indiana and died on 5 Nov 1933 in Norway, Republic, Kansas at age 80.
Sanford married Cynthia McCathron on 13 May 1879 in Norway, Republic, Kansas. They had two children: Robert Emmett and Bessie Estrella.
3-Robert Emmett Scrivner .
3-Bessie Estrella Scrivner .
2-Emma Frances Scrivner was born on 12 Mar 1855 in Whitney County, Indiana.
Emma married Amos Franklin (Bub) Pierce on 22 Oct 1877 in Norway, Republic, Kansas. They had eight children: Birdie Belle, Frances Edna, Raymond, Lillie Opal, Ruth, Alice, Dennis, and Arthur.
3-Birdie Belle Pierce .
3-Frances Edna Pierce .
3-Raymond Pierce .
3-Lillie Opal Pierce .
3-Ruth Pierce .
3-Alice Pierce .
3-Dennis Pierce .
3-Arthur Pierce .
2-Sarah Ellen Scrivner was born on 3 Sep 1858 in Taylor County, Iowa and died on 12 Aug 1928 at age 69.
Sarah married Martin Van Buren Farrington on 18 Sep 1880 in Kansas. They had seven children: Carrie Mae, Nellie Blanche, George Adison, Bertha Belle, Maude Mercy, Edna Pearl, and Lloyd Harrison.
3-Carrie Mae Farrington .
3-Nellie Blanche Farrington .
3-George Adison Farrington .
3-Bertha Belle Farrington .
3-Maude Mercy Farrington .
3-Edna Pearl Farrington .
3-Lloyd Harrison Farrington .
Sarah next married Byron Badger in 1901.
2-George W Scrivner was born on 19 Mar 1860 in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas and died on 9 Jun 1937 in Ladysmith, Rusk, Wisconsin at age 77.
George married Rettie Logsden on 26 May 1890 in Concordia County, Kansas. They had six children: Roy Vernon, Gordon H, Effie, Edward F, Helen M, and William Alfred.
3-Roy Vernon Scrivner .
3-Gordon H Scrivner .
3-Effie Scrivner .
3-Edward F Scrivner .
3-Helen M Scrivner .
3-William Alfred Scrivner .
2-Alice Adella Scrivner was born on 28 Jul 1862 in Washington County, Kansas and died on 19 Oct 1865 in Washington County, Kansas at age 3.
Edward has been called John Edward by some researchers but it is now believed that his name is Edward E.
Married: Dec 10, 1836 in: Delaware Co., OH
Spouse: Nancy Sebring
Marriage Index: Selected Counties of Ohio, 1789-1850
Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film #s 0391394-0391395.
Nancy Sebring Scrivner is buried with her daughter Alice in Vining Cemetery in Vining, Washington, Kansas. The gravestone reads:
Nancy A Jan 25, 1877 - 58Y 10M 15D Wife of Edward
Alice A Jul 10, 1865 - 3Y 2M 11D Dau of E & N
Edward Scrivner is buried in Fairview Cemetery in Norway, Republic, Kansas.
Dennis Scrivner, in an e-mail to Lavonne Mohler, gives the following reason as to why they are buried in different cemeteries
Nancy died on Jan 25, 1877 and was buried at Mt. Pleasant cemetery, in Vining, KS. . Edward had donated the northwest corner of his farmland for this cemetery. The cemetery is now called Pleasantview cemetery. In 1871, Edward & Nancy sold their farm (to Job Short) & moved to Sherman Township in Clay County, KS, which is near Vining. When Nancy died in 1877 she was buried in Vining. At the time of his death on Jan. 21, 1885, Edward was living with his son Sanford in Norway, KS. His family buried him in Valley cemetery in Norway instead of taking him to Vining. A lot of the Scrivner family is buried in the Norway cemetery.
1850 census (image)
Edward Scrivener age 38 born in Virginia - cabinet maker
Nancy age 31 born in Ohio
William age 11 born in Ohio
John age 8 born in Ohio
Mary E age 6 born in Ohio
Eliza age 4 born in Ohio
Fletcher age 3 born in Ohio
Not Stated, Whitley, Indiana Page: 473 Roll: M432_181
1860 census (image)
Edward Scrivner age 45 born in Virginia - farmer
Nancy age 42 born in Ohio
William age 21 born in Ohio
John age 19 born in Ohio
Mary E age 16 born in Ohio
Fletcher age 13 born in Ohio
Jasper age 10 born in Indiana
Sanford age 7 born in Indiana
Emma age 5 born in Indiana
Sarah age 3 born in Iowa
George age 4 months born in Kansas
Easton, Leavenworth, Kansas Territory Post Office: Easton Roll: M653_350 Page: 0
1880 census (image)
Edward Schrivener widower age 67 born in Virginia - farmer
son GW age 20 born in Kansas
Camp Verdi, Yavapai, Arizona; Roll: T9_37; Family History Film: 1254037; Page: 430C; Enumeration District: 23; Image: 0083.
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