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16. Daniel C.5 Davis (William, #32). He was born in 1835 at Canada.132 He married Minerva Nancy LaPorte (see #17), daughter of Narcisse LaPorte and Minerva S Gardner, on 17 Mar 1863 at Rockford, Winnabago Co, IL.133 He and Minerva Nancy LaPorte were divorced on 6 Nov 1879 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co, IL.134 He died before 1901.135,136

A search of records at NARA for a Daniel C. Davis as a Civil War vet Military file turned up negative. He bought lot #4 on block 8 in the town of Lewis.; Book N page 171 on 4 Sep 1869 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.137 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1870 for Lewis, Cass Co, IA.138 He Daniel C. Davis purchased from the trustee of the Western Stage Coach Co.; 4 town lots on block 6. Recorded book _?_, page 463. filed on Feb 24, 1871 on 1 Jan 1871 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.139 He was a in 1873 at member, Lewis Lodge No. 140 I.O.O.F., Lewis, Cass Co, IA.140  D.C. Davis & wife sold their 4 lots on block 6 in Lewis to Joseph Hampshire. Book Y page 384 and book 6 422. filed on March 17, 1874 on 6 Mar 1874 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.141  D.C. Davis sold to H L Samson 1 lot #18 on block 4 filed on June 9, 1874; book 6 page 506 on 9 Jun 1874 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.142   Margaret Hampshire sold the 4 town lots on block 6 back to D.C. Davis; book Y, page 575 on 20 Oct 1874 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.143  D.C. Davis sold to the Cass County Bank the 4 lots on block 6; book 8 page 411 on 28 Oct 1874 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.144 He and Minerva Nancy LaPorte were "..on or about the second day of February A.D. 1876 lived and cohabitaed with him as his wife.." on 2 Feb 1876 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.145 He was living circa 1879 at Leadville, Lake Co, CO.146

Children of Daniel C.5 Davis and Minerva Nancy LaPorte (see #17) were as follows:

17. Minerva Nancy5 LaPorte (Narcisse, #34).  She was born on 10 Nov 1839 at Ross Grove, DeKalb Co, IL.169 She was born on 10 Nov 1841 at Sugar Grove, DeKalb Co, IL. She married Daniel C. Davis (see #16), son of William J Davis and Jane (--?--), on 17 Mar 1863 at Rockford, Winnabago Co, IL.170 She and Daniel C. Davis were divorced on 6 Nov 1879 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co, IL.171 She married Charles Henry Foiles, son of James Foiles and Ann Watson, on 14 Sep 1880 at Paw Paw, DeKalb Co, IL.172 She died on 15 Feb 1913 at 127 S. First St, DeKalb, DeKalb Co, IL, at age 71.173,174 She was buried on 18 Feb 1913 at Fairview Cemetery, DeKalb, DeKalb Co, IL.175

She was member at Woman's Relief Corp, DeKalb, DeKalb Co, IL. She was living circa 1870 at IA.176,177 She was living in 1876 at Section 10, Ross Grove, DeKalb Co, IL.178,179 She and Daniel C. Davis were "..on or about the second day of February A.D. 1876 lived and cohabitaed with him as his wife.." on 2 Feb 1876 at Lewis, Cass Co, IA.180

18. Jonas K.5 Baightel. He was born circa 1840 at MD. He married Susan A. Strine (see #19), daughter of John Strine, on 16 Dec 1861 at Fredrick Co, MD. He died before 1900 at Lee Co, IL.181

He was listed as head of household on the census of 1865 for China Twp, Lee Co, IL.182,183 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1870 for China Twp, Lee Co, IL. He was listed as head of household on the census of 1880 for Nachusa Twp, Lee Co, IL.

Children of Jonas K.5 Baightel and Susan A. Strine (see #19) were as follows:

19. Susan A.5 Strine (John, #38).  She was born on 20 Oct 1833 at Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD. She married Jonas K. Baightel (see #18) on 16 Dec 1861 at Fredrick Co, MD. She died on 25 Jan 1918 at Dixon, Lee Co, IL, at age 84.192,193 She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, Lee Co, IL.194

She was listed as head of household on the census of 1900 for Lee Co, IL.195 She was listed as head of household on the census of 1910 for Lee Co, IL.

20. Joseph K.5 Boyd (Robert, #40). The cause of death was heart failure from valvulor imbirament (sp?) (5 weeks). He was born on 5 May 1825 at OH.196 He married Lucinda Rude, daughter of Israel Rude and Mary McAdams, on 16 Mar 1848 at Scott Co, IN.197,198,199 He and Lucinda Rude were divorced on 11 Apr 1871 at IN. He married Eliza Jane Faren (see #21), daughter of John Farran and Mahitabel (--?--), on 7 Mar 1872 at Vernon, IN. He died on 28 Aug 1906 at Scott Co, IN, at age 81. He was buried after 28 Aug 1906 at Kimberlin Cemetery, Scott Co, IN.200

He was described as at age 36, he stood 5'10" tall, had a light complexion, blue eyes and light hair.201 He Land Records show the original purchaser of 80 acres of land described as Township 4 (Vernon) E 1/2 NE section 32, 80 acres was purchased by Robert Boyd on 11-17-1845. This is land shown owned by Joseph K. Boyd on the 1858 map of Jackson County. A SEARCH of the Deed Books of Jackson County (books A thru P covering the years 1816 thru 1856) did not show the name Boyd on 17 Nov 1845 at Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN.202,203 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1850 for Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN.204 He warrent deed to Simon Brant 40 acres described as NW quarter in twp 4 North of range no 6 E section 32 for the sum of $300 on 4 Sep 1856 at Jackson Co, IN.205 He owned land four lots, 80 acres in N/E section 32, 40 acres in N/E section 33, 40 acres in S/E section of 28 and 40 acres in S/W section of 27 in 1858 at Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN.206 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1860 for Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN.207 He in his affidavit, John Hougland said he had known Joseph K. Boyd for 44 years in 1865.208 He began military service on 14 Mar 1865 at Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN.209,210 He was ill with sick in hospital in Jun 1865 at Louiseville, KY.211 He was ill with In Hospital after being found near the Rail Road just outside of Baltimore. He was seperated from his Regt on 13 Jun 1865 at Baltimore, MD MD.212 He was ill with In hospital on 30 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC.213 He ended military service on 21 Jul 1865 at Louiseville, KY.214 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1870 for Vernon Twp, Jackson Co, IN.215 He and Lucinda Rude resided on 2 Jul 1870 at Jackson Co, IN.216 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1880 for Lexington Twp, Scott Co, IN.217 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1900 for Lexington Twp, Scott Co, IN.218

Children of Joseph K.5 Boyd and Eliza Jane Faren (see #21) were as follows:

21. Eliza Jane5 Faren (John Farran, #42). The cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage. She was born on 15 Mar 1846 at Vernon, IN. She married Joseph K. Boyd (see #20), son of Robert Boyd and Diana Kelly, on 7 Mar 1872 at Vernon, IN. She died on 19 Mar 1931 at Scott Co, IN, at age 85. She was buried on 20 Mar 1931 at Austin Cemetery, Scott Co, IN.227,228

In his affidavit, John Hougland said he had known Eliza J. (Faren) Boyd seven years prior to her marriage to Joseph K Boyd in 1865.229

22. Nathaniel Hamilton5 Dismore (Nathaniel, #44) was born on 1 Mar 1850 at Jackson Co, IN.231 He married Susan E. Clark (see #23), daughter of Richard Clark and Mahala Deputy, on 28 Jan 1875 at Scott Co, IN.232,233 He died on 4 Jun 1895 at Scott Co, IN, at age 45.234,235,236

He also went by the name of Hamilton Dismore. He also went by the name of Hamme Dismore.237 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1880 for Lexington Twp, Scott Co, IN.238

Children of Nathaniel Hamilton5 Dismore and Susan E. Clark (see #23) were as follows:

23. Susan E.5 Clark (Richard, #46). The cause of death was Bright's disease (1 year). She was born on 28 Dec 1855 at Salt R., Spencer Co, KY.252 She was born on 28 Dec 1855 at Spencer Co, KY.253 She was born on 27 Jan 1856 at KY.254,255 She married Nathaniel Hamilton Dismore (see #22), son of Nathaniel H. Dismore and Sarah Parks, on 28 Jan 1875 at Scott Co, IN.256,257 She died on 10 Mar 1897 at at residence 2 miles east of Scottsburg, Scott Co, IN, at age 41.258,259 She was buried after 3 Oct 1897 at Scaffoldlick Cemetery, Scott Co, IN.260

She also went by the name of Sudie Clark.261

24. Araunah K.5 Woodward (Daniel, #48). The cause of death was unknown - only comment recorded was he was in good health his whole life - was hard of hearing. He was born on 6 Mar 1819 at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.262 He married Julia Ann Kenworthy (see #25), daughter of Thomas Kenworthy and Mary Lawrence, on 3 Jan 1841 at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.263,264 His estate was probated after 1910.265 He died on 18 Feb 1910 at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT, at age 90.266 He was buried after 20 Feb 1910 at Branchview Cemetery, Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.267

He was a farmer circa 1840 at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT. He was listed as head of household on the census of 28 Oct 1850 for 174/188, Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.268 In a letter from John H. Woodward to his brother, Amos, he said "He (Araunah) has repared up the old house this fall new clapboard pain & papered inside.269 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1860 for Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.270

Children of Araunah K.5 Woodward and Julia Ann Kenworthy (see #25) all b. at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT, were as follows:

25. Julia Ann5 Kenworthy (Thomas, #50). The cause of death was suicide (hung herself by the neck). She was born on 2 May 1819 at Bethel, Windsor Co, VT.285 She married Araunah K. Woodward (see #24), son of Daniel Woodward and Mary Polly Hibbard, on 3 Jan 1841 at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.286,287 She died on 2 Aug 1871 at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT, at age 52.288,289 She was buried after 2 Aug 1871 at Branchview Cemetery, Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.290

26. Anson5 Felton (Amos, #52) was born on 6 Feb 1825 at Tunbridge, Orange Co, VT.291 He married Rachel L. Wheeler on 2 Mar 1851 at Fagston, VT.292 He married Minerva L. Ingraham (see #27), daughter of Alfred Ingraham and Lucy (--?--), on 30 Oct 1859.293 He married Rozilla Parker on 16 Oct 1893 at Tunbridge, Orange Co, VT.294 He died on 12 Jul 1897 at Royalton, Windsor Co, VT, at age 72.295,296

Children of Anson5 Felton and Minerva L. Ingraham (see #27) were as follows:

27. Minerva L.5 Ingraham (Alfred, #54). The cause of death was died after giving birth. She was born circa 1834 at Wayland, Steuben Co, NY. She married Anson Felton (see #26), son of Amos Felton Jr. and Elsea Roberts, on 30 Oct 1859.308 She died on 28 Mar 1873 at Tunbridge, Orange Co, VT.309

28. Thomas5 Blair was born on 8 May 1844 at New London, Chester Co, PA.310 He was born on 8 May 1844.311,312 He married Rachel Elizabeth Tunnell (see #29), daughter of Stephen Andrew Tunnell and Sarah Ann Rall, on 10 Sep 1865 at Bethel, Morgan Co, IL.313 He died on 18 Nov 1929 at Quincy, Adams Co, IL, at age 85.314,315

He In the 1880 census he lists his parents as being born in Maryland!!!!! He was listed as head of household on the census of 1850 for District 2, Baltimore Co, MD.316 He began military service on 15 Sep 1862 at Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL.317 He ended military service on 7 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC. He was listed as head of household on the census of 1910 for Chapin, Morgan Co, IL.318,319 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1920 for Chapin, Morgan Co, IL.320

Children of Thomas5 Blair and Rachel Elizabeth Tunnell (see #29) were as follows:

29. Rachel Elizabeth5 Tunnell (Stephen, #58) was born on 22 Jun 1848 at Athensville, Greene Co, IL. She married Thomas Blair (see #28) on 10 Sep 1865 at Bethel, Morgan Co, IL.324 She died on 16 Mar 1922 at Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL, at age 73. She was buried at Chapin Cemetery, Chapin, Morgan Co, IL.

30. Alfred5 Bloyd (John, #60) was born on 29 Jul 1836 at East Saint Louis, IL.325 He was born in 1837 at IL.326 He married Margaret Snowden (see #31) on 8 Apr 1858 at Naples, Scott Co, IL.327,328,329 He died on 7 Apr 1914 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL, at age 77.330,331

He was described as height 5' 10", light complexion, gray eyes, brown hair. He the name bloyd does not appear in the 1839-1841 deed book, scott co., il. He was listed as head of household on the census of 1860 for Scott Co, IL.332 He began military service on 14 Aug 1862 at Naples, IL.333,334 He was shot in the ankle on on 10 May 1864 at the Battle at Resaca, GA.335,336 He ended military service on 7 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville, IN.337,338 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1880 for Scott Co, IL.339 He sold land to ? & W E Monday for $1.00 on 2 Feb 1888 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL.340 He sold land to John Hoffman for $450.. book 1 page 140 on 7 Oct 1891 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL.341 He sold land to Bluffs School book 3 pg 45 on 11 Mar 1892 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL.342 He sold land for $825. book 5, pg 565 on 29 Aug 1892 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL.343 He and Margaret Snowden celebrated the 40th Wedding Anniversary on 8 Apr 1898 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL.344 He was listed as head of household on the census of 1900 for Bluffs, Scott Co, IL.345,346

Children of Alfred5 Bloyd and Margaret Snowden (see #31) were as follows:

31. Margaret5 Snowden was born on 13 Mar 1836 at Burlington, IA.375 She was born circa 1841 at IL.376 She was born in 1841 at IA.377 She married Alfred Bloyd (see #30), son of John Bloyd and Devotion (--?--), on 8 Apr 1858 at Naples, Scott Co, IL.378,379,380 She died on 7 Apr 1914 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL, at age 78.381

She and Alfred Bloyd celebrated the 40th Wedding Anniversary on 8 Apr 1898 at Bluffs, Scott Co, IL.382





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