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Ancestors & Descendants of Ira Kiper McWilliams

 

FIRST GENERATION

 

1.  Ira Kiper McWilliams1,2,3,4 was born on May 25 1890 in Wickliffe, IN.  He appears on the 1900 census and the 1910 census in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN.  On Sep 14 1913 he married Mabel Mary Moery. They appeared on the census in 1930 in Hendricks Township, Shelby County, IN.8,9 On his WWI draft registration card from June 5 1917, Ira described himself as medium height and build, red hair, and blue eyes.  In 1917 he was a minister in Wickliffe, Crawford County, IN.7 On the 1920 census he is a farmer and living next door to his elderly parents. In 1939 he was a dealer in trucks and farm equipment with partner, P.P. Nick Carter. Ira’s son Harold eventually took over the business. Ira died in 1954.10

 

Ira Kiper McWilliams and Mabel Mary Moery had the following children:

 

                            i.   Olive Mavis McWilliams was born on Jan 20 1915. She died on Aug 22 1985 in Dana Point, CA.74

                            ii.   Harold McWilliams was born on Mar 25 1928. He died on Nov 9 1998 in Shelbyville, IN.

 

                                     

        Ira McWilliams    Mabel Moery McWilliams    Olive Mavis McWilliams    Harold L. McWilliams

 

 SECOND GENERATION – Ira’s Parents

 

2.  John Nelson McWilliams Jr.12,13 was born on Feb 17 1847 in Crawford County, IN.14  He lived in Crawford county for 8 decades. He was married to Elizabeth Ann Riggles on Sep 4 1879. 26 He died at 81 on Jul 25 1928 in Wickliffe, Crawford County, IN.23     

            Other events in the life of John Nelson McWilliams, Jr.

            Census: 1850 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN15

            Census: 1860 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN16

            Census: 1880 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN17

            Census: 1900 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN18

            Census: 1910 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN19

            Census: 1920 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN20

 

 3. Elizabeth Ann Riggles 1,2,3,4 was born on Oct 11 1853 in Crawford County, IN.  She was married to John Nelson McWilliams Jr. on Sep 4 1879.26 She is often listed on the census as “Lizzie.”

            Other events in the life of Elizabeth Ann Riggles

            Census: 1860 in Steele, Davies County, IN16

            Census: 1880 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN17

            Census: 1900 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN27

            Census: 1910 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN28

            Census: 1920 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN29

            Census: 1930 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN30

 

John Nelson McWilliams Jr. and Elizabeth Ann Riggles had the following children:

 

          1                i.  Ira Kiper McWilliams.

                           ii.  Luella Pearl McWilliams was born on Nov 20 1880 in Birdseye, Dubois, IN.  She married John H. Veatch in Oct 1901 and they had six children. She died on Jul 16 1950 in Sherwood, Washington, OR.  She was buried in Newberg, Yamhill, OR. 1,2,3,4

iii.   Sally McWilliams was born about 1882 in Indiana.1,2,3,4  

iv.    John B McWilliams was born on Jan 24 1886 in Indiana.  He died on Dec 17 1887.1,2,3,4 

 

                                   

John McWilliams        Lizzie Riggles-McWilliams    Ira McWilliams        Sally McWilliams

 

THIRD GENERATION – Ira’s Grandparents

 

4.  John Nelson McWilliams Sr.31,32 was born in 1825 in Crawford County, IN. 33 He appeared on the census in 1850 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN.34 

 

5.  Nancy M. 36,37 was born in 1826 in Crawford County, IN.38  She appeared on the census in 1850 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN.39

 

John Nelson McWilliams Sr. and Nancy M. had the following children:

 

          2                i.  John Nelson McWilliams Jr.

                           ii.   Sarah McWillliams1,2 was born in 1849 in Crawford County, IN.  She appeared on the census in 1850 in Patoka Township, Crawford County, IN.41 She died in 1894.

 

6. William Riggle  was born on May 7 1825 in Clark County, IN. In the 1880 census his occupation is listed as “cooper” which is a distillery worker who is responsible for the assembly and maintenance of the casks. In the nineteenth century, this was probably the highest-paid man at the distillery. He was married to Mary Jane Frances on Dec 16 1847 as listed in the book “Marriages 1818 - 1880 Books A – D”; book B; page 51. William died on Jul 31 1899 at the age of 72.42,43

            Other events in the life of William Riggle

            Census: 1860 in Steele, Davies, IN44

            Census: 1880 in Alton, Crawford County, IN; occupation: cooper45

 

7. Mary Jane Frances was born on Apr 10 1830 in KY.  She had 7 children, 3 of whom died in infancy.  After William’s death in 1899, Mary, now 70 years old, is listed as head of household on the 1900 census.  Her youngest daughter Laurinda & grandson were living with her.  She died sometime after 1900. 47,48

            Other events in the life of Mary Jane Frances

            Census: 1860 in Steele, Davies, IN44

            Census: 1880 in Alton, Crawford County, IN45

            Census: 1900 in New Albany, Floyd, IN49

 

William Riggle and Mary Jane Frances had the following children:

 

                            i.   Daughter Riggle was born on Oct 6 1848 in Crawford County, IN.  She died on Oct 8 1848 just 2 days later.  If she had a name it has been lost.3,4

                           ii.   Luvana Frances Riggle was born on Aug 23 1849 in Crawford County, IN.  She appeared on the census in 1860 in Steele, Daviess, IN16 listed as “Ellen.”3,4

                           iii   James Alfred Riggle was born on Jul 27 1851 in Crawford County, IN.  He appeared on the census in 1860 in Steele, Daviess, IN. 16 He died on Jan 22 1918.3,4  

          3              iv.   Elizabeth Ann Riggles.

                           v.   Nancy M. Riggle was born on Dec 6 1855 in Crawford County, IN.  She died on Jun 15 1859 at 3 ½ years old. 3,4

                          vi.   Mary Frances Riggle was born on Oct 17 1858 in Crawford County, IN.  She died at 5 months on Feb 7 1859.3,4

                         vii.   Laurinda Riggle was born on Aug 26 1860 in Crawford County, IN.3,4 She appeared on the census in 1900 in New Albany, Floyd, IN listed as a dress maker.51,52

 

 FOURTH GENERATION – Ira’s Great-Grandparents

 

8.  John McWilliams53,54 was born about 1799 possibly in Crawford County, IN.55 It is possible that He appeared on the census in 1830 in Crawford County, IN56 and on the census in 1840 in Patoka Township, Gibson County, IN57, however there wasn’t enough information to verify this.   John McWilliams had the following children:

 

          4                i.   John Nelson McWilliams Sr.

 

12.  James Riggle was born in 1792 in Virginia.  He was married to Elizabeth Jenkins about 1820 in Clark County, IN.59,60

 

13.  Elizabeth Jenkins was born in 1794 in Virginia.62,63

 

 James Riggle and Elizabeth Jenkins had the following children:

 

                            i.  John Riggle was born in 1823 in Clark County, IN. 3,4

          6               ii.  William Riggle.

                          iii.  Mary Elizabeth Riggle was born on Aug 14 1827 in Clark County, IN.  She died on May 5 1888 and was buried in Seaton Cemetery, Grantsburg, Crawford County, IN.3,4

                           iv  James Riggle was born in 1830 in Clark County, IN.  He died on May 5 1888 in Grantsburg, Crawford, Indiana.3,4

                           v.  Lurana Riggle was born on Mar 8 1833 in Clark County, IN.  She died on Nov 27 1906 and was buried in Riddle Cemetery, Crawford County, IN.3,4

                           vi   George W. Riggle was born on Feb 27 1834 in Clark County, IN.3,4

                         vii.   Henry Riggle was born in 1838 in Clark County, IN.  He died in 1927 in Danville, Vermillion, IL.3,4

 

FIFTH GENERATION – Ira’s Great-Great-Grandparents

 

26.  Enoch Jenkins3,4 was born June 24 1764 in St John's Parish, Prince Georges County, MD.  He was married to Charity Norris about 1785 in Monongalia, VA (now West Virginia). He died about 1806 and was buried in the Jenkins Cemetery in New Albany.

 

27.  Charity Norris3,4 was born about Aug 21 1764 in St John's Parish, Prince Georges County, MD.  She died July 19 1830 and was buried in the Jenkins Cemetery in New Albany, IN.  

 

Enoch Jenkins and Charity Norris had the following children:

 

                            i.   John Ferguson Jenkins was born about 1786.3,4

                           ii.   Bartholomew Jenkins was born about 1789 in Clark County, IN.3,4  He appeared on the census in 185067 in Marshall, KY. He died in 1837.

                          iii.   Lurana Jenkins was born about 1790.3,4

        13              iv.   Elizabeth Jenkins.

                           v.   Joshua Jenkins was born between 1796-1800 in Clark County, IN.3,4  He appeared on the census in 1840 in East Monongalia, VA.68

                          vi.   Margaret Jenkins was born about 18013,4 She married Elam Willey on Oct 2 1818 in Clark County, IN. Margaret died April 19 1870 in Iola, Allen County, Kansas.

                               

SIXTH GENERATION – Ira’s GGG-Grandparents

 

54.  William Norris69 was born about 1728 in Frederick, Maryland. William was first married to Prunellopa Middletown in about 1750. After she died he married Leuranah Collier about 1761. He owned a portion of Washington City, MD but sold this real estate in 1772 about the same time he came to Monongalia County, VA (now West Virginia). He died on Apr 5 1817 in Monongalia, VA. Here is an excerpt from How Deep Are Our Roots By Gill, Louis C. 2002:

 

“William Norris had lived in Southern Maryland along the Potomac River and owned a portion of land on which the city of Washington, DC now stands. In 1772 under the reign of King George II, he received a patent of land of 400 acres in Monongalia County, Virginia.”

 

55.  Leuranah Collier was born about 1730 in West Virginia. She married William Norris in about 1761.  Leuranah died at 97on May 10 1827 in Frederick County, MD. 73

 

William Norris and Leuranah Collier had the following children:

                            i.   Martha Patsy Norris was born about 1763 in Frederick County, MD.73

        27               ii.  Charity Norris.

                          iii.   Mary Norris was born about 1765 in Frederick County, MD.73

                          iv.   Vilinda Norris was born about 1767 in Frederick County, MD.73

                           v.   Elizabeth Norris was born on Jan 6 1771 in Hopewell Mountain, Montgomery County, MD. 73

 

SEVENTH GENERATION – Ira’s GGGG(4)-Grandparents

 

108. Benjamin Norris was born in 1712 in Prince George County, VA. He was married to Anne Ray. Ben died in 1786 in Montgomery, MD.73

 

109.  Anne Ray was born in 1715 in Maryland.  She died in 1786 in Maryland. 73  Benjamin Norris and Anne Ray had the following children:

 

        54                i.   William Norris.

                           ii.   John Norris was born in 1736 in Prince Georges County, MD. 73

                          iii.   Ann Nancy Norris was born in 1738 in Prince Georges County, MD. 73                     

                          iv.   Eleanor Norris was born in 1740 in Prince Georges County, MD. 73

 

EIGHTH GENERATION – Ira’s GGGGG(5)-Grandparents

 

216.  John Norris was born in 1683 in Talbot, MD.  He was married to Mary Addison in 1703. John died on Apr 16 1736 in Prince George County, MD. 73

 

217. Mary Addison was born in 1683. 73 John Norris and Mary Addison had the following children:

 

                            i.   John Norris was born in 1705 in Prince Georges County, MD73          

                           ii.   William Murray Norris was born in 1710 in Prince Georges County, MD73

      108              iii.   Benjamin Norris.

 

 NINTH GENERATION – Ira’s GGGGGG(6)-Grandparents

 

432.  Robert Norris was born in Dec 1647 in Nansemond, VA.  He was married to Tabitha Ostley in 1674 in Kent County, MD. Robert died in 1698 in Kent County, MD. 

 

433. Tabitha Ostley was born in 1654 in Maryland.  She died in 1707.  Robert Norris and Tabitha Ostley had the following children:

 

                            i.   Samuel Norris was born in 1673 in Maryland.

                           ii.   Thomas Geoffrey Norris was born in 1674 in Maryland.         

                          iii.   Daniel Norris was born in 1675 in Maryland.  

                          iv.   James Norris was born in 1676 in Maryland.    

                           v.   William Norris was born in 1677 in Maryland.

                          vi.   Anne Norris was born in 1679 in Maryland.    

                          vii   Elizabeth Norris was born in 1680 in Maryland.

      216            viii.   John Norris.

                          ix.   Samuel Norris was born in 1685 in Maryland. 

                           x.   Daniel Cuthbert Norris was born in 1689 in Maryland.          

                          xi.   William Norris was born in 1690 in Maryland.

                         xii.   Ann Tabitha Norris was born in 1692 in Maryland.

 

434.  William Addison was married to Eleanor.

 

435.  Eleanor.  William Addison and Eleanor had the following children:

 

      217                i.   Mary Addison.

 

TENTH GENERATION – Ira’s GGGGGGG(7)-Grandparents

 

864.  Thomas Norris was born in 1608 in Congham, Norfolk, England.  He immigrated to USA sometime before 1637. Tom married Ann Hyson in 1637 in Saint Mary’s, MD. He died in 1675.     

 

865.  Ann Hyson was born in 1608 in Fordham, Cambridge, England.  She died in 1688 in Talbot, Maryland Colony.  Thomas Norris and Ann Hyson had the following children:

 

                            i.   Thomas Norris 1638 in Norfolk, England.       

                           ii.   Geoffrey Edward Norris was born in Oct 1639 in Nansemond, VA.

                          iii.   Daniel Norris was born in Apr 1643 in Nansemond, VA.      

                          iv.   Alice Norris was born in Jun 1644 in Nansemond, VA.           

                           v.   Cuthbert Norris was born in Aug 1645 in Nansemond, VA.

      432              vi.  Robert Norris.

                         vii.   Hannah Ann Norris was born in 1650 in St Mary’s, MD.       

                        viii.   John Norris was born in 1652 in St Mary’s, MD.

 


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