His SSN#313-05-6670 was issued in Indiana.
He died of a heart attack. His SSN#308-54-9496 was issued in Indiana.
Kentucky Birth records has her birth date as the 19th instead of the 20th.
She died at 3 o'clock in the morning on Memorial Day 1998.
CENSUS RECORDS: 12 Sep 1850 Dist #2, Jefferson, Kentucky film #442973
He was 11 in 1860.
CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky film #447121
CENSUS RECORDS: 1900 Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky film #1244247
CENSUS RECORDS: 1910 Crittenden Springs, Crittenden, Kentucky film #1374485
He says they have been married for 36 years.
He died at the age of 70.
She was 4 in 1860.
She was 15 in 1870.
MARRIAGES: Crittenden County, Kentucky film #559329
Married by John T. Yates, witnesses: James G. Sethes, and Alford S. Clark.
The 1910 census she says she is the mother of 6 children but only 4 are still living.
She died at the age of 68.
He was cremated and his ashes scattered over the Rockie Mountains by airplane.
CENSUS RECORDS: 1850 Vienna Twp, Scott, Indiana
West, Harvey age 32, male, Carpenter, KY
West, Amelia Ann age 28, female, KY
West, Mary M. age 5, female, IN
West, John A. age 3, male, IN
West, James C. age 1, male, IN
Isham had a son named David but so far we have been unable to prove that Isham's David and our David were one in the same. But dates and places seem to fit quite well. Will need further research to prove this line.
HISTORY: He fought with George Rogers Clark at Kasaskia when he was young. He served as a Sgt. in Clark's Illinois Regiment of Artillary. He was killed by Indians in Kentucky in 1790 according to some sources. His family later settled in Williamson County, Tennessee. If he was killed the same day as his brother John in 1783, according to some sources. Then Alexander would have to be a twin to one of the other children or he was born real close together to one of them. Another source says he was killed in 1790 in Mercer County, Kentucky. Still another source says 1782 at "Crawford's Defeat". Crawford's Defeat - Sandusky BATTLE DATES 4 thru 6 of June 1782, BROWN, Parker B. "Reconstructing Crawford's Army of 1782." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, 65 (January 1982), pp 17-36. BROWN, Parker B. "The Battle of Sandusky, June 4-6, 1782." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, 65 (April 1982), pp. 115-151.
MILITARY RECORDS: Virginia Revolutionary War Records
#198. FLOYD, Isham --- Sergeant --- Infantry --- Entitled to land for the war. ILLINOIS REGIMENT, WESTERN REGIMENT AND CAPTAIN FRANCIS CHARLOVILLES VOLUNTEERS, BOUNTY LANDS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LINE, WHOSE NAMES ARE ON THE ARMY REGISTER, AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED BOUNTY LAND FOR REVOLUTIONARY SERVICES, RICHMOND, 1835.
HISTORY:"The Indians captured him across the Ohio River, north of the Falls. They scalped him, cut off his ears, fingers and toes, and, after torturing him for three days, cut out his heart and threw it to their dogs." The Filson Club History Quarterly" Vol 15, No. 1, pp22 - Louisville KY, Jan 1941
HISTORY: This chronological narrative was complied by Mr. Clyde Bunch, of Jessamine County, Kentucky, and provided to the Logan's Fort Foundation, which accepts full responsibility for authenticity. Enquoted text is the orginal journal entry.
May 1, 1775 - John Floyd and a party of 32 men arrive at Buffalo Springs.
May 3, 1775 - Richard Henderson, notes in his journal, that John Floyd arrived at Boonesbourgh, conduced there by Joseph Drake. Floyd told Henderson that he had left his company of about 30 men in camp on Dick's River.
May 23, 1775 - John Floyd attends first court at Boonesbourgh, as a representative of St. Asaph.
May 30, 1775 - John Floyd letter to Colonel William Preston. "We have saw no indians since our arrival here, no damage by them except one Boston who has been killed or lost. My company are all settled near Green River on the southern waters of the Kentucky and have erected a little town which they call St. Asaph, where they are making crops of corn."
John was ambushed & burned at the stake along with his brother Isham by indians 12 Apr 1783. His nickname was Jack.
MILITARY RECORDS: He was known as Polk Cansler and when he was 17 years old he joined the Union Army and enlisted 15 Oct 1861, in the 25th Kentucky Infantry, Company A. He took part in the fighting at Shiloh in April of 1862. He was also at the battles and took part in them at Chattanooga, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge.
CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky Film #1254409, Page #36
CANSLER, Polk Head, age 35, Grocer, KY KY KY
CANSLER, Elvira Wife, age 33, Keeping House, KY KY KY
BOALES, Henry Other, age 23, married, KY KY KY
BOALES, Augustha G. Other, age 26, married, Grocer, KY KY KY
RENSHAW, Pierce Other, age 23, Clerk In Store, KY KY KY
NOTES: He lived in Enid, Oklahoma for a time with his son Charles Polk, but returned to Hopkinsville to leave out his life.
She was 33 in 1880.
She was the mother of 4 children but two died in infancy.
MARRIAGES: Hardin county, Illinois film #965704, the witnesses were J. L.
Ashford and George I. Yates.
CENSUS RECORDS: 26 Jan 1920 Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky film #1820562, he
worked in the spar mines.
There are no markers in this cemetery. Just a few people were ever buried there. Calvin had a grandson buried there also.
He was 47 years old when he died.
She lives in Terra Haute, Indiana as of July 2002.
OBITUARY: Crittenden Press Newspaper, Marion, Kentucky
In Terre Haute, Indania - Sarah F. YATES, 102, died May 22, 2003 at Southwood Nursing Home. She was born in Marion. She was a member of Gospel Tabernacle Church. She is survived by a son, James YATES of Terre Haute; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James YATES; and a son, Paris C. YATES. Her parents were John and Anna FLOYD of Marion. Funeral services were held May 27, 2003 at Roselawn Funeral Home with Rev. Melvin WILKINSON officiating. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park.
The baby was under the age of one when it died.
He lives in Terra Haute, Indiana in 1995.
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