OBITUARIES

 

BURRESS, Sarah Ann; wife of Capt. William Burress born 08 Jun 1821, in Clinton Co., Ohio died of typhoid fever near Farmland, IN 03 Nov 1876, aged 55years, 4 months, 25 days. She married 09 Jun 1846. Leaves husband and seven children, 3 brothers and 4 sisters. Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Farmland, IN.

BALLINGER,  James, died in West River Township, Randolph County, IN 29 Jul 1877, aged 62 years, 4 months, 3 days. He was born near Xenia, Ohio 26 Mar 1815. He moved first to southern Indiana when at age 21 he married Mrs. Elizabeth Jackson. He was one of the oldest settlers of the State and familiar with the privations and hardships of life. He was a Quaker. Funeral at Economy, IN. He leaves a wife and six children. 

DICK, Philip died 19 Feb 1877 age 82 in Champaign County, OH. He was the father of Philip Dick of Stoney Creek Township, Randolph County, IN.

HOUSER, James born Hampshire Co., VA 29 Jul 1801; died Winchester, IN 30 Apr 1879, age 77 years, 1 day. He married Mary Caldwell in Virginia 10 Aug 1840. He had 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Coshocton County, Ohio until 1851, then went to Mercer County, OH until 1873 when he removed to Randolph County, IN. He had belonged to the Free Will Baptist Church but joined the Christian (Disciple) Church and was an elder in 1875. 

JAQUA, Dr. Charles died 23 Feb 1903 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Andrew Stakebake of Winchester, IN. He was born at Lebanon, Warren County, IN 01 Aug 1818. He died at the age of 84 years 6 months, 21 days. He was the son of Judson Jaqua, who moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio in the early settling of Ohio. His father was of French lineage, although born in New York. His mother was from Pennsylvania. Dr. Jaqua was one of twelve children, and only three survive him; James B. Jaqua of Portland, IN; Mrs. Teresa Swerer of Columbus, Ohio and Eliza, the widow of the late Governor Isaac P. Gray, who now resides in Indianapolis, IN. He married Mary I. Putman in New Madison, Ohio 31 Oct 1843. She died at Winchester, IN 16 Aug 1872. They had nine children of whom the following survive: Mrs. Ann F. Stakebake, widow of Andrew J. Stakebake; Edwin S. Jaqua of Winchester, IN; Hiram P. Jaqua of Bedford, Iowa; Charles Jaqua of Houston, TX; Ernest P. Jaqua of Billings, Missouri; Phebe Creamer of Los Angeles, CA. Two daughters died. Jessie died in 1871 at the age of 14; and Mrs. Louisa Smith died in 1893 at the age of 26. Dr. Charles Jaqua graduated from Ohio Medical school in 1842 and began practice in New Madison, Ohio. He had also learned surveying and engineering from his father, an accomplished early surveyor. 

LUDY, Henry born Frederick County, MD, 20 May 1811. Went to Dayton, OH in 1822 with his parents. He married Mary Summers in July 1836 and went to Randolph County, IN in June 1841. He died 22 Apr 1879 at th3e age of 67years, 11 months, 3 days. He leaves a wife and eight children. He was a member of the German Reformed Church. Buried in Maxville Cemetery.

McINTIRE, John S. born 28 May 1818 in Butler County, OH; moved to Randolph County, IN where he died 11 Oct 1876 at the age of 57 years, 4 months, and 13 days. He married Martha McNees in 1842. He was a member of the M.E. Church. He leaves a wife and five children.

KINSEY, Hannah J., wife of Robert J. Kinsey died near Lynn, IN 15 Sep 1876, age 56 years, 3 months, 14 days. She was born near Camden, Ohio and lived there until 1846, then removed to Randolph Co., IN. She was a member of U.B. Church and had ten children. 

ROBBINS, Solomon born Miami County, Ohio 07 Nov 1811 and died near Farmland, IN 12 Jul 1877, aged 65 years, 8 months and 5 days. He came with his father to Darke Co., OH 03 Mar 1846. He married Mary Sheppard and came to Randolph Co., IN in 1853, north of Farmland, IN. He was a member of Christian Church and leaves a wife and 6 children. 

STINE, Jerusha, wife of James Stine was born in Burlington, NJ 23 Dec 1810 and died of dropsy 03 Oct 1876 at the age of 65 years, 9 months and 10 days. She married 06 Dec 1835. Member of the M.E. Church. She went to Greenville, OH in 1835, then to Randolph Co., IN. She leaves a invalid husband, three sons and one daughter. Buried Mt. Zion Cemetery, Randolph Co., IN. (James Stine died 16 Oct 1876). 

SUMWALT, John was born in Baltimore, MD 13 Oct 1788 and died 10 Oct 1876 at the age of 90 years, 7 days. He married in 1809; moved to Ohio in 1819 and then removed to Randolph Co., IN. His wife died ca 1846. He was in the War of 1812 and leaves seven children. Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Maxville, IN. 

TAYLOR, Elizabeth (Emerick) born in MD 07 Sep 1794, later to Columbiana Co., OH and there married Christopher Taylor 02 Jan 1816. Moved to Montgomery Co., OH in 1830 then in 1843 moved to Hagerstown, Wayne Co., IN. Her husband died 15 Jun 1849 and she remained single. She died 25 Feb 1877 at the home of her son-in-law, John W. Williamson. 

THORNBURG, Sarah, wife of Dennis Thornburg died 13 Mar 1877 at the age of 50 years, 4 months and 21 days. She was born in Ohio, married in Dalton Township, Wayne Co., IN 02 May 1846. She was the mother of 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died of typhoid fever. Buried Maxville Cemetery in Indiana. 

WILLIAMSON, John Westley, born 15 Nov 1804, Frederick Co., MD. His father John H. died when he was 14 years of age and he and his brother Charles went to Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Ohio. He married in 1834 Emily Taylor, daughter of Christopher Taylor. To Wayne Co., IN in 1841. Joined M.E. Church in 1830, Preble Co., OH. John Westley and his brother, Charles left the rest of the family in MD and settled in PA and engaged in wool manufacturing. His health failed and in 1824 he accompanied an aunt to Louisville, KY. He went 60 miles from there to a place called Plain Dealing, where he clerked in a dry goods store for friend Joel Purcey. Later he spent 3 years, 4 miles east of Brandenburg and entered a law office for 15 months. Then he removed to an uncle’s home in Preble Co., OH. Here he and his brother, James H. formed a partnership in a hotel at West Alexandria, OH. He was in business 18 months and then dissolved it in 1830. He married Emily Taylor in 1834 and remained with her father, Christopher Taylor until 1836. In August 1836 to Abington, IN; then to Dalton, IN; in 1841 to Hagerstown, IN; in 1844 to State Legislature; in 1851 to Buena Vista, IN; then to Winchester until 1867. He was Recorder of Randolph Co., IN. Buried Maxville Cemetery, Randolph Co., IN. 

YOST, Martha E, daughter of Adam Huffman and wife Mary was born in Montgomery Co., OH 20 Mar 1841. Moved to Randolph Co., IN; married Henry Yost in 1858. She died 23 Aug 1877 at the age of 36 years, 5 months and 3 days. Buried in New Dayton Cemetery, Randolph Co., IN.