Descendants  of  John  Rice

 

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 RICE was born 1755 in Germany, and died 1835 in Shelby Co., IN.

Child of JOHN RICE is:
2. i. MICHAEL2 RICE, b. 25 Oct 1794, KY; d. 07 Sep 1856.

 

Generation No. 2

2. MICHAEL2 RICE (JOHN1 ) was born 25 Oct 1794 in KY, and died 07 Sep 1856. He married (1) ELIZABETH BAXTER in KY. He married (2) ELIZABETH DEWITT 29 Mar 1841 in Shelby Co., IN, daughter of PETER DEWITT and PHEBE COTTON. She was born Abt. 1816 in OH.
Burial: DeWitt Cemetery (same as Cotten Cemetery), Union Township, Shelby Co., IN

Children of MICHAEL RICE and ELIZABETH BAXTER are:
    3. i. DULCINA3 RICE, b. 05 Dec 1821, KY; d. 06 Apr 1901, Pawnee Co., NE.
    4. ii. JAMES C. RICE, b. Abt. 1825, KY; d. 01 Dec 1895, Union Twp., Shelby Co., IN.
        iii. DAVID RICE, b. Abt. 1828.
    5. iv. WILLIAM RICE, b. Abt. 1828.
    v. ANDREW RICE, b. Abt. 1835.
    6. vi. SARAH ELLEN RICE, b. 12 Sep 1836; d. 07 Mar 1921.
    7. vii. SANDUSKY RICE, b. Abt. 1838, Shelby Co., IN; d. 21 Oct 1920, Hanover Twp., south of Gwynneville, IN.
        viii. JOHN RICE, b. Bef. 1841.
        ix. ROWENA RICE, b. Bef. 1841; m. UNKNOWN HILL.

Children of MICHAEL RICE and ELIZABETH DEWITT are:
        x. BENJAMIN F.3 RICE, b. Abt. 1843.
    8. xi. ROBERT W. RICE, b. 28 May 1844; d. 13 Jun 1907, Marion Twp., Shelby Co., IN.
    9. xii. GEORGE W. RICE, b. Abt. 1847, IN; d. 27 Apr 1915, Manilla, IN.
    10. xiii. JOSEPH H. RICE, b. 31 Dec 1852, Union Twp, Shelby Co, IN; d. 30 May 1928, Union Twp, Shelby Co, IN.

 

Generation No. 3

3. DULCINA3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 05 Dec 1821 in KY, and died 06 Apr 1901 in Pawnee Co., NE. She married FRANZ HENRICH BURG 01 Apr 1841 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN, son of GEORG BURG and MARIA PROBST. He was born 28 May 1819 in Kandel, Germersheim District, Der Pfalz, Germany, and died 04 Sep 1863 in Pawnee Co., NE.
Franz Heinrich, after moving from Shelby Co., IN to homestead land in Pawnee Co., NE around 1860, was killed by an Indian war party on September 4, 1863 while on a freighting expedition to the West. He left behind his wife and eleven children.

Children of DULCINA RICE and FRANZ BURG are:
    11. i. MARY ELIZABETH4 BURG, b. 14 Mar 1842, Shelby Co., IN; d. 25 Nov 1913, Pawnee Co., NE.
    12. ii. WILLIAM RILEY BURG, b. 18 Aug 1843, Shelby Co., IN; d. 23 Jul 1928, Bruning, Pawnee, NE.
          iii. JOHN W. BURG, b. 1846; d. 1924.
          iv. JULIA ANN BURG, b. 22 Sep 1847; d. 1927.
          v. GEORGE W. BURG, b. 24 Apr 1849; d. 1870.
          vi. MICHAEL R. BURG, b. 28 May 1851, Shelby Co., IN; d. 03 Nov 1920.
          vii. SARAH JANE BURG, b. 1853; d. 1856.
          viii. MARGARET CAROLINE BURG, b. 1854; d. 1949.
          ix. LUVINA C. BURG, b. 1856.
          x. DORA BURG, b. 1859; d. 1859.
          xi. CASS ANDREW BURG, b. 1862; d. 1946.
          xii. FRANCES ALICE BURG, b. 1863; d. 1933.

 

4. JAMES C.3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Abt. 1825 in KY, and died 01 Dec 1895 in Union Twp., Shelby Co., IN. He married ELIZABETH W. BRANSON 07 Mar 1850.  See obituary.

Children of JAMES RICE and ELIZABETH BRANSON are:
          13. i. CASSANDER4 RICE, b. Abt. 1851.
                ii. LEVINA RICE, b. Abt. 1853.
                iii. A.L. RICE, b. Abt. 1855.
                iv. HENRY E. RICE, b. Abt. 1859.
                v. L.B. RICE, b. Abt. 1863.

5. WILLIAM3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Abt. 1828. He married ELIZABETH CULVER 11 Feb 1944 in Shelby Co., IN.

Child of WILLIAM RICE and ELIZABETH CULVER is:
          i. JAMES M.4 RICE, b. Abt. 1848.

 

6. SARAH ELLEN3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 12 Sep 1836, and died 07 Mar 1921. She married WILLIAM M. BAKER 03 Jun 1852 in Shelby Co., IN, son of JACOB BAKER and RUTH TOMLIN. He was born 06 May 1830 in Rush Co., IN, and died 29 Jun 1886 in Shelby Co., IN.  Burial: 09 Mar 1921, Bennett Cemetery, IN
At the time of her death, she was survived by four sons: Joseph, Otto, William and Dora Baker; three daughters: Ellen Austin, Elizabeth Mullen and Ruth Fox, all of Blue Ridge, IN, She also left thirty-eight grandchildren, sixty-nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Notes for WILLIAM M. BAKER:
Pension record summarized separately
1860 Union, Shelby Co., IN census:  Baker, William and family
1870 Orange, Rush Co., IN census:  Baker, Willilam and family
1880, Liberty, Shelby Co., IN census:  Baker, William and family
1900, Liberty, Shelby Co., IN census (all these families are on the same page):  Baker, Sarah-William's widow
1910 Liberty, Shelby Co., IN census:  Baker, Sarah-William's widow, and sons, Doral, Otto, William and Joseph's families, Austin, John and wife Helen and family
Burial: 30 Jun 1886

Children of SARAH RICE and WILLIAM BAKER are:
          i. ELIZABETH A.4 BAKER, m. UNKNOWN MULLEN.
          ii. JAMES BAKER.    
          iii. JOSEPH T. BAKER.
          iv. PHOEBE C. BAKER.
    14. v. EMILY FRANCES BAKER, b. Apr 1854, IN; d. 08 Jul 1915, Blue Ridge, Shelby Co., IN.
    15. vi. RUTH JANE BAKER, b. 01 Mar 1859, Blue Ridge, IN; d. 04 Dec 1930, Blue Ridge, IN.
    16. vii. ELLEN ELVA BAKER, b. 1864; d. 22 Sep 1921, Deaconess Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.
    17. viii. OTTO BAKER, b. 13 Jan 1869, Shelby Co., IN; d. 14 Jun 1940, Rush Co., IN.
    18. ix. WILLIAM R. BAKER, JR., b. 07 May 1869, Shelby Co., IN; d. 21 Jan 1943, Blue Ridge, IN.
          x. ABRAHAM BAKER.
    19. xi. THEODORE BAKER, b. 12 Dec 1872, Rush County, IN; d. 19 Aug 1947, Near Waldron, IN.

 

7. SANDUSKY3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Abt. 1838 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 21 Oct 1920 in Hanover Twp., south of Gwynneville, IN. She married HIRAM R. BENEFIEL 06 Jan 1857, son of RICHARD BENIFIEL and ELIZABETH DEWITT. He was born Abt. 1835 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 28 Aug 1913 in Union Twp., three miles south of Gwynneville, IN.  See obituary.

Notes for HIRAM R. BENEFIEL:  See obituary.  Burial: 23 Oct 1920, Bennett Cemetery, Hanover Twp., Shelby Co., IN

Children of SANDUSKY RICE and HIRAM BENEFIEL are:
          i. WILLIAM T.4 BENIFIEL, b. Abt. 1859.
    20. ii. PETER LEANDER BENIFIEL, b. 27 May 1864, Union Twp., Shelby Co., IN; d. Apr 1951, East edge of Morristown, IN.
          iii. ELBERT BENIFIEL, b. Abt. 1874; m. SYNTHA ALICE RAMSEY, 16 Nov 1893, Shelby Co., IN; b. Abt. 1874.
          iv. ORVILLE BENIFIEL, b. Abt. 1878.
    21. v. FRANK BENIFIEL, b. 15 May 1880, Union Twp. Shelby Co., IN; d. 12 Feb 1951, W.S. Major Hospital, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN.

 

8. ROBERT W.3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 28 May 1844, and died 13 Jun 1907 in Marion Twp., Shelby Co., IN. He married CATHERINE JANE BROWN 18 Jun 1868 in Shelby Co., IN, daughter of MATTHEW BROWN and SARAH LINVILLE. She was born 18 Dec 1854 in Shelby Co., IN.  See obituaries.

Child of ROBERT RICE and CATHERINE BROWN is:
          i. MAGGIE4 RICE, b. Abt. 1870, Shelby Co., IN; m. FRANK S. RHODES.

 

9. GEORGE W.3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Abt. 1847 in IN, and died 27 Apr 1915 in Manilla, IN.  He married MARY A. (POLLY) BROWN 12 Sep 1867 in Shelby Co., IN, daughter of MATTHEW BROWN and SARAH LINVILLE. She was born Apr 1850 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 1915 in Shelby Co., IN.

Children of GEORGE RICE and MARY BROWN are:
          i. LILLIAN4 RICE, b. Abt. 1871; m. ALONZO RHOADS, 25 Jan 1888, Shelby Co., IN.
          ii. CORA RICE, b. Abt. 1878; m. UNKNWN GAHEIMER.
          iii. EDITH RICE, b. Abt. 1880; m. SCOTT R. BROWN, 05 Apr 1903, Shelby Co., IN.
          iv. AUSTIN RICE, b. Abt. 1875.  [probably married Maggie J. Brown on January 20, 1897 in Shelby Co., IN. (1845-1920 Indiana Marriages]. 
          v. HERMAN RICE, b. Abt. 1889.

 

10. JOSEPH H.3 RICE (MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 31 Dec 1852 in Union Twp., Shelby Co., IN, and died 30 May 1928 in Union Twp., Shelby Co., IN.  He married (1) SARAH CARTER.  He married (2) UNKNOWN.

Child of JOSEPH RICE and UNKNOWN is:
          i. ENNIS4 RICE probably married Jessie Salina Smith on March 11, 1911 in Shelby Co., IN. (1845-1920 Indiana Marriages). This may be this Ennis Rice.

 

Generation No. 4

11. MARY ELIZABETH4 BURG (DULCINA3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 14 Mar 1842 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 25 Nov 1913 in Pawnee Co., NE.  She married LEWIS MARSHALL ROGERS 19 Sep 1862 in Pawnee Co., NE, son of PLEASANT ROGERS and SARAH BEELER.  He was born 11 Apr 1837 in Anderson Co., TN, and died 03 Dec 1881.  Information re Mary Elizabeth Burg Rogers' descendants came from Stan Hendershot (http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=shenders&id-I26886) (smjkh@charter.net).

Children of MARY BURG and LEWIS ROGERS are:
          i. FRANCIS M.5 ROGERS, b. Abt. 1865.
          ii. WILLIAM S. ROGERS, b. Abt. 1866.
          iii. MARY A. ROGERS, b. Abt. 1868.
          iv. GEORGE H. ROGERS, b. Abt. 1870.
          v. SARAH K. ROGERS, b. Abt. 1872.
          vi. DULCENA A. ROGERS, b. Abt. 1876.
    22. vii. CHARLES L. ROGERS, b. Abt. 1879.
    23. viii. EDWARD C. ROGERS.

 

12. WILLIAM RILEY4 BURG (DULCINA3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 18 Aug 1843 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 23 Jul 1928 in Bruning, Pawnee, NE; burial: Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE He married SARAH EMMA WELCH 11 Aug 1870 in Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE, daughter of GEORGE WELCH and GENNETT E.MALLEORY. She was born 28 Apr 1852 in Piatt Co., IL, and died 31 Dec 1921 in Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.  Burial: 02 Jan 1922, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.

Children of WILLIAM BURG and SARAH WELCH are:
          i. LAVINA DULCENIA5 BURG, b. 31 Jan 1878, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; 
             m. NELSON WYMORE; b. Abt. 1874, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.
          ii. HARRIET D. BURG, b. 07 Apr 1889, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; 
              m. NATHAN JOHNSON, 08 May 1906; b. Abt. 1885, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.
          iii. MARGARET ELIZABETH BURG, b. 23 May 1873, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; 
              d. 13 Mar 1970; m. WESLEY CURTIS BEVER, 09 Jan 1892; b. 18 May 1873, Coal Creek Twp.
              (now Wingate), Montgomery Co., IN; d. Apr 1936.
          iv. FRANK C. BURG, b. 01 Jun 1886, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; 
              m. GRACE E. AVERY, 14 Sep 1910; b. Abt. 1890, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.
    24. v. LULA ALICE BURG, b. 16 Jul 1876, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co, NE;
              d. 23 Apr 1951, Colby, Thomas Co, KS.
          vi. LILLIE LUELLA BURG, b. 03 Aug 1871, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; d. 18 Aug 1872.
          vii. NELLIE MAY BURG, b. 04 Nov 1882, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; 
                d. 19 Jun 1961; m. (1) ANDREW R. LOCH, 04 Dec 1901; b. Abt. 1878, Pawnee City, 
                Pawnee Co., NE; m. (2) JAY HUNLEY, 09 Oct 1951; b. Abt. 1878, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.



13. CASSANDER4 RICE (JAMES C.3 , MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Abt. 1851. He married NANCY H. SMITH 03 Jan 1878 in Shelby Co., IN.

Children of CASSANDER RICE and NANCY SMITH are:
          i. LOUELLA5 RICE, b. Abt. 1878, IN.
          ii. MARY RICE, b. Abt. 1880, IN.


 14. EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER (SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Apr 1854 in IN, and died 08 Jul 1915 in Blue Ridge, Shelby Co., IN. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON CONNOR 25 Jul 1872 in Rush Co., IN, son of GEORGE CONNOR and JANE BURTON. He was born 07 Feb 1852 in IN, and died 15 Jul 1920 in Blue Ridge, Shelby Co., IN.  See obituary.
Notes for EMILY FRANCES BAKER:
Sources: Shelby Co., IN 1860 US census, Union Twp. p. 48.
Rush Co., IN 1870 US census, Orange Twp. p. 28.
Rush Co., IN 1880 US census, e.d. 90 p. 206b.
Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON CONNOR:  See obituary.
1880 U.S. Census for Orange, Rush Co., IN, the following:
Jane McMahin
George Conner, married, son, 28, born approximately 1852 in IN, occupation: laborer
Emily Conner, married, daughter, 25, born approximately 1855 in IN
William Conner, grandson, 7, born approximately 1873 in IN
Alba (really should be Alva) Conner, grandson, 4, born approximately 1876 in IN
George Connor was living with his daughter Jesse and son-in-law, Frank W. Fuchs, in 1920 in Union, Shelby Co., IN according to the 1920 U.S. Census.

Children of EMILY BAKER and GEORGE CONNOR are:
        i. ALICE5 CONNOR.  Died as a baby.
        ii. ELLA CONNOR.  Died as a baby.
  25. iii. WILLIAM ROLLA CONNOR, b. Abt. 1873, IN.
        iv. ALVA CONNOR, b. Abt. 1878, IN.  Per Rush Co., IN 1880 US census, e.d. 90, p. 206b.  
            1930 Census, Orange, Rush Co., IN. Age 51, estimated birth year: 1878. 
            Lodger living with Landy H. Pharis, age 28, and his wife, Cecil E. Pharis, age 30. 
            Occupation: laborer on farm.
        v. THOMAS CONNOR, b. Mar 1880, IN; m. LENA FARRSON, 15 Dec 1900, Shelby Co., IN.
  26. vi. WALTER VERION CONNOR, b. 21 Aug 1882, Blue Ridge, Shelby Co., IN; 
            d. 11 Feb 1956, LaGrande, Union Co., OR.
        vii. NOLAN THURMAN CONNOR, b. 02 Jun 1888, Blue Ridge, IN.
            World War I Draft Registration Card, 1917-1918, Liberty Twp., Shelby Co., IN, dated June 5, 1917:
            Nolan Thurman Connor born June 2, 1888 in Blue Ridge, Indiana. Address is Shelbyville, R.R. 6, IN. 
            He is a painter employed by his father, George Connor in Blue Ridge, IN. 
            He is single, medium height, medium build, black eyes, black hair, not bald.
  27. viii. JESSIE CONNOR, b. 11 Nov 1894.

15. RUTH JANE4 BAKER (SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 01 Mar 1859 in Blue Ridge, IN, and died 04 Dec 1930 in Blue Ridge, IN. She married THOMAS JEFFERSON FOX 1879.  See obituary.

Children of RUTH BAKER and THOMAS FOX are:|    
           i. ALICE5 FOX, m. G.E. RILEY.
    28. ii. WILLIAM OZZRO (OR OZRO) FOX, b. 29 May 1883, Shelby Co., OH; 
            d. 16 Aug 1950, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN.
    29. iii. LOLA ROSEMOND FOX, b. 14 Jan 1895, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN; 
            d. 20 Jul 1986, Glendora, Los Angeles Co., CA.
          iv. UNNAMED FOX.
          v. UNNAMED FOX.

16. ELLEN ELVA4 BAKER (SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 1864, and died 22 Sep 1921 in Deaconess Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. She married JOHN AUSTIN.

Child of ELLEN BAKER and JOHN AUSTIN is:
        i. VERNON5 AUSTIN.


17. OTTO4 BAKER (SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 13 Jan 1869 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 14 Jun 1940 in Rush Co., IN. He married ROSANNA MIDKIFF 22 Nov 1889, daughter of THOMAS MIDKIFF and MARY YOUNGWOOD on 22 Nov 1889. She was born 04 Jul 1868 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 24 Sep 1934 in Robert Long Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN; she was buried 25 Sep 1934, Blue Ridge Cemetery, Shelby Co., IN

Child of OTTO BAKER and ROSANNA MIDKIFF is:
    i. ESTEL5 BAKER, m. EDWARDS.

 

18. WILLIAM R.4 BAKER, JR. (SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 07 May 1869 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 21 Jan 1943 in Blue Ridge, IN. He married FLORA HENDERSON 02 Feb 1890.  William was buried 23 Jan 1943, Blue Ridge Cemetery, Liberty Twp., Shelby, IN

Children of WILLIAM BAKER and FLORA HENDERSON are:
    i. UNKNOWN5 BAKER, m. FRANK COERS.
    ii. UNKNOWN BAKER, m. FLOYD CRIM.
    iii. ORVILLE BAKER.

 

19. THEODORE4 BAKER (SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 12 Dec 1872 in Rush County, IN, and died 19 Aug 1947 in Near Waldron, IN.  He married JESSIE M. STRAHAN 16 Dec 1901.  Theodore was buried 21 Aug 1947, Blue Ridge Cemetery, Liberty Twp., Shelby, IN

Children of THEODORE BAKER and JESSIE STRAHAN are:
    i. UNKNOWN5 BAKER, Stepchild; m. RALPH BAKER MOORE.
    ii. EMMA BAKER.

 

20. PETER LEANDER4 BENIFIEL (SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 27 May 1864 in Union Twp., Shelby Co., IN, and died Apr 1951 in East edge of Morristown, IN. He married ROSETTA RAMSEY 28 Feb 1895, daughter of JAMES RAMSEY and ELIZA RITTER. She was born 29 Dec 1875 in Union Twp. Shelby Co., IN, and died 31 Jul 1928.  See obituary.

Children of PETER BENIFIEL and ROSETTA RAMSEY are:
        i. TWIN5 BENIFIEL, b. Bef. 1909.
       30. ii. MILDRED PEARL BENIFIEL, b. 31 Jul 1909, Union Twp. Shelby Co., IN; 
            d. 27 Jul 1995, Hil Haven Convalesent Center, Columbus, Bartholomew Co., IN.
        iii. FRANCES IRENE BENIFIEL, b. Abt. 1914, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN; 
            m. (1) HERBERT SORRELL; m. (2) WALTER SCHMALTZ.

 

21. FRANK4 BENIFIEL (SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 15 May 1880 in Union Twp. Shelby Co., IN, and died 12 Feb 1951 in W.S. Major Hospital, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN. Burial: Bennett Cemetery, Hanover Twp., Shelby Co., IN. He married MARY JANE BOGUE 16 Oct 1905.  See obituary.

Children of FRANK BENIFIEL and MARY BOGUE are:
        i. VIRGIL5 BENIFIEL.
        31. ii. LOUISE BENIFIEL.

 

Generation No. 5

22. CHARLES L.5 ROGERS (MARY ELIZABETH4 BURG, DULCINA3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Abt. 1879. He married MARY M.. She was born Abt. 1893. Three children.

23. EDWARD C.5 ROGERS (MARY ELIZABETH4 BURG, DULCINA3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) He married MINNIE. She was born Abt. 1896.  Two children.

24. LULA ALICE5 BURG (WILLIAM RILEY4, DULCINA3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 16 Jul 1876 in Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE, and died 23 Apr 1951 in Colby, Thomas Co., KS. Burial: 26 Apr 1951, Beulah Cemetery, Colby, Thomas Co., KS. She married MELVILLE WARD BEVER 15 Feb 1893 in Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE, son of CHRISTIAN BEVER and MARY CURTIS. He was born 25 May 1871 in Coal Creek Twp. (now Wingate), Montgomery Co., IN, and died 29 Nov 1941 in Colby, Thomas Co., KS. Burial: 02 Dec 1941, Beulah Cemetery, Colby, Thomas Co., KS

Children of LULA BURG and MELVILLE BEVER are:
        i. LIVING6 BEVER.
        ii. LIVING BEVER, m. JAMES LLOYD KECK.
        iii. LIVING BEVER.
        iv. LIVING BEVER.
        v. VIRGIL CARY BEVER, b. 14 May 1894, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; d. 17 Oct 1979; 
            m. (1) DORIS STEPHENS, 26 Feb 1921; b. Abt. 1898, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE (divorced); 
            m. (2) DIANA OLDS, 11 Apr 1931; b. Abt. 1898, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.
        vi. STANLEY EMERSON BEVER, b. 08 Jun 1895, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; d. 23 Jul 1961; 
            m. NITA REED, 08 May 1920; b. Abt. 1899, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; d. 08 May 1920.
        vii. LELA ETTA BEVER, b. 22 Sep 1897, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; 
            m. HAROLD AUGUSTUS HILLS, 19 Sep 1919; b. Abt. 1893, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.
        viii. IRMA PEARL BEVER, b. 21 Dec 1899, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE; 
            m. GUIDO ELDWIN SMITH, 26 Jun 1921; b. Abt. 1895, Pawnee City, Pawnee Co., NE.
        ix. MELVILLE WESLEY BEVER, b. 21 Aug 1915, Summers Twp., Colby, Thomas Co., KS; 
            d. 02 Feb 1951, Rexford, Thomas Co., KS.  Burial: 04 Feb 1951, Beulah Cemetery, Colby, Thomas Co., KS


25. WILLIAM ROLLA5 CONNOR (EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born Abt. 1873 in IN. He married ADELINE (ADALINE OR ADDIE) COLVIN 10 Nov 1897 in Shelby, IN, daughter of SAMUEL COLVIN and NANCY WILKEY. She was born Abt. 1872 in IN.

1920 Shelby, IN census, page: sheet 6, Addison Twp.. Note: Rolla is age 47, born IN, both parents born IN, cabinet maker-furniture factory. Addie, wife, age 45, born IN, parents born KY. Glendon, son, age 21, born IN, parents born IN, salesman-grocery store. Herbert, son, age 18, born IN, parents born IN, salesman-grocery store. Clara B., age 15, born IN, parents born IN. Evelyn N., age 6, born IN, parents born IN.

1930 Shelby, IN census, page: sheet 34, Shelbyville. Note: Rolla is age 57, born IN, both parents born IN, married at age 25, cabinet maker-furniture factory. Wife is Addie and she is 55. Daughter Evelyn, age 16, estimated date of birth is 1914, born in IN.

Children of WILLIAM CONNOR and ADELINE COLVIN are:
        32. i. GLENDON6 CONNOR, b. 29 Nov 1898, IN; d. 09 May 1979, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH.
        33. ii. HERBERT CONNOR, b. 04 Mar 1902, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN; 
            d. 13 Jan 1980, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN.
        34. iii. CLAIRE BELLE CONNOR, b. 22 Jul 1904, IN; d. 12 Aug 1964, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.
        35. iv. EVELYN N. CONNOR, living.


26. WALTER VERION5 CONNOR (EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 21 Aug 1882 in Blue Ridge, Shelby Co., IN, and died 11 Feb 1956 in LaGrande, Union Co., OR. He married SADIE FIDELIA OELSLAGER 24 Dec 1905 in Ingalls, Madison Co., IN, daughter of WILLIAM OELSLAGER and FLORA BUTT. She was born 26 Jan 1885 in Darke Co., OH, and died 22 Jul 1961 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH.  Cause of death: Heart attack during gall bladder surgery.

1920 Census, Union, Union Co., OR, e.d. 192, p. 2a:  Walter V. Connor, head of household, age 37, birthplace IN, Father born in IN, mother born in IN, occupation: teacher
Sadie Connor, wife, age 34, birthplace OH, father born in OH, mother born in OH
Ralph O. Connor, son, age 9, birthplace OR, father born in IN, mother born in IN
Ruth Connor, daughter, age 7, birthplace OR, father born in IN, mother born in IN

1930 Census, Union, Union Co., OR, e.d. 31-51, p. 1b (name misspelled as "Connar"):
Walter V. Connar, head of household, age 47, estimated birth year 1882, birthplace IN, father born in IN, mother born in IN, occupation: principal of grade school
Sadie Connar, wife, age 45, estimated birth year 1884, birthplace OH, father born in OH, mother born in OH
Ralph O. Connar, son, age 20, estimated birth year 1909, birthplace OR, father born in IN, mother born in OH
Ruth Connar, daughter, age 17, estimated birth year 1912, birthplace OR, father born in IN, mother born in OH
Ray W. Connar, son, age 6, estimated birth year 1923, birthplace OR, father born in IN, mother born in OH
Burial: 14 Feb 1956, Grandview Cemetery (Block 7, Lot 2, Space 6), LaGrande, Union Co., OR

Union Co., OR, 1920 US census, e.d. 192, p. 2a.
Union Co., OR 1930 US census, e.d. 31-51 p. 1b.
Cause of death: Heart attack. Sadie had a bad heart, but she wanted to travel back to OH to see relatives in Cincinnati, OH in July 1961. Her doctor said it wouldn't make any difference in the outcome of her health, so she went on the trip. Sadie died of a heart attack when she was in Cincinnati, OH.
Burial: 28 Jul 1961, Grandview Cemetery (Block 7, Lot 2, Space 7), LaGrande, Union Co., OR

Children of WALTER CONNOR and SADIE OELSLAGER are:
        36. i. RALPH OWEN6 CONNOR, b. 08 Mar 1910, LaGrande, Union Co., OR; 
                d. 10 Mar 1970, Corvallis, Benton Co., OR.
        37. ii. RUTH CONNOR, b. 25 Aug 1912, LaGrande, Union Co., OR; 
                d. 08 Aug 1982, LaGrande, Union Co., OR.
        38. iii. RAY WILLIAM CONNOR, b. 21 Sep 1923, Union, Union Co., OR; d. 30 Sep 1996, Rockwall, TX.

 

27. JESSIE5 CONNOR (EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 11 Nov 1894. She married FRANK W. FUCHS 19 Feb 1913 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN. He was born 11 Nov 1894.

1920 U.S. Census, Union, Shelby Co., IN taken January 2, 1920:
Fuchs, Frank W., 26, laborer on general farm
Fuchs, Jessie M., wife, 25,
Fuchs, Raymond O., son, 5
Connor, George, father-in-law, 67
NOTE: George Connor passed away July 15, 1920 (6 mos. after this census was taken)

1930 U.S. Census, Union, Shelby Co., IN:
Fuchs, Frank, head of household, 37 (1891)
Fuchs, Jesse, wife, 35 (1894)
Fuchs, Raymond, son, 15 (1914)
Fuchs, VA, daughter, 3 (1926)

Children of JESSIE CONNOR and FRANK FUCHS are:
    i. RAYMOND O.6 FUCHS, b. 14 Jun 1914, IN; d. Apr 1993, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN.
    ii. VIRGINIA FUCHS, living.

 

28. WILLIAM OZZRO (OR OZRO)5 FOX (RUTH JANE4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 29 May 1883 in Shelby Co., OH, and died 16 Aug 1950 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN. He married ANNA MAY SEELY 26 Nov 1906, daughter of LIBERTY SEELY and MARGARET NEWTON. She was born 06 Feb 1885 in Liberty Twp., OH, and died 04 Mar 1976 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN.
Burial: Bennett Cem, Shelby Co, IN.  See obituary.

Children of WILLIAM FOX and ANNA SEELY are:
    i. DOROTHY6 FOX, m. GAEL BASSETT;  living.
    ii. MARTHA FOX, m. VINCENT W. WORLAND;  living.

 

29. LOLA ROSEMOND5 FOX (RUTH JANE4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 14 Jan 1895 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN, and died 20 Jul 1986 in Glendora, Los Angeles Co., CA. She married CHARLES CAPP MILLER 20 Jul 1918 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN, son of JOSEPH MILLER and MARY WILEY. He was born 07 Oct 1893 in Homer, Rush Co., IN, and died 27 Jul 1946 in Compton, Los Angeles, CA.

Children of LOLA FOX and CHARLES MILLER are:
    39. i. KENNETH ARTHUR6 MILLER,  living.
    40. ii. ROBERT VERL MILLER, b. 18 Dec 1920, Homer, Rush Co., IN; 
            d. 24 Jan 1973, Melvindale, Wayne Co., Michigan.
    41. iii. LIVING MILLER.

 

30. MILDRED PEARL5 BENIFIEL (PETER LEANDER4, SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 31 Jul 1909 in Union Twp. Shelby Co., IN, and died 27 Jul 1995 in Hill Haven Convalescent Center, Columbus, Bartholomew Co., IN. She married (1) LAWRENCE BEAMAN. He died 20 Jun 1982. She married (2) HIRAM BALSER COLE 15 Mar 1929 in Morristown Methodist Parsonage, Morristown, IN, son of ROBERT COLE and LORA TALBERT. He was born 1904 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN, and died May 1962.  Burial: 29 Jul 1995, Bennett Cemetery, Hanover Twp., Shelby Co., IN.

Children of MILDRED BENIFIEL and HIRAM COLE are:
    42. i. BETTY ANN6 COLE.
    43. ii. MILLIE COLE.
    44. iii. NED COLE.
    45. iv. ROSEMARY COLE, b. 30 Oct 1931, Shelby Co., IN; d. 11 Jan 1970, Indianapolis, IN.
            July 13, 1961, married Charles T. Dineff.  See obituary.
    46. v. RICKIE (RICK) DEAN COLE, b. 22 Nov 1947, Rushville, IN; d. 01 Jan 2005.  See obituary.

 

31. LOUISE5 BENIFIEL (FRANK4, SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) She married UNKNOWN WOOTEN.

Children of LOUISE BENIFIEL and UNKNOWN WOOTEN are:
    i. RICHARD6 WOOTEN; living.
    ii. HARLAN WOOTEN; living.

 

Generation No. 6

32. GLENDON6 CONNOR (WILLIAM ROLLA5, EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 29 Nov 1898 in IN, and died 09 May 1979 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH. He married HELEN ELIZABETH WILSON, daughter of ARTHUR WILSON and JESSIE UNKNOWN. She was born 22 Jan 1899 in Shelbyville, IN, and died 22 Aug 1992 in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

1930 Census, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH; Enumeration District 269, sheet No. 7-A:
Glendon Connor, head, male, white, age 30, married at age 23, born in IN, parents born in IN, occupation: arch. draftsman-architects.
Helen E. Connor, wife, female, white, age 30, married at age 23, born IN, parents born in IN.
Jerald G. Connor, son, male, white, age 4-1/2, born in OH, parents born in IN.
OH Deaths, 1858-2000.

Glendon served in the Navy during WW1 and graduated from Purdue U. in IN with a degree in architecture.
Burial: Arlington Memorial Gardens, Cincinnati, OH.

 

33. HERBERT6 CONNOR (WILLIAM ROLLA5, EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 04 Mar 1902 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN, and died 13 Jan 1980 in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN. He married MARGARET HEPPNER. She was born 04 Sep 1898 in Waldron, IN.

1930 Census, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN: Herbert, age 28, married at 21, born IN, parents born IN, occupation: salesman in jewelry store. Margaret, wife, age 32, married at 24, born IN, parents born IN. Richard, son, age 2-1/2, born IN, parents born IN.

 

34. CLAIRE BELLE6 CONNOR (WILLIAM ROLLA5, EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 22 Jul 1904 in IN, and died 12 Aug 1964 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA. She married ROBERT MULLENDORE PORTER 10 Sep 1926, son of ROBERT PORTER and DAISY MULLENDORE. He was born 05 Oct 1902 in IN, and died 01 Apr 1988 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.

36. RALPH OWEN6 CONNOR (WALTER VERION5, EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 08 Mar 1910 in LaGrande, Union Co., OR, and died 10 Mar 1970 in Corvallis, Benton Co., OR. He married BETTY LOU WARNER, daughter of FREDERICH WARNER and KATHERINE PREIS.
Union Co., OR 1920 US census, e.d. 192 p. 2a.
Union Co., OR 1930 US census, e.d. 31-51 p. 1b.
Burial: Mar 1970, Corvallis, Benton Co., OR
Cause of Death: Cancer.

 

37. RUTH6 CONNOR (WALTER VERION5, EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 25 Aug 1912 in LaGrande, Union Co., OR, and died 08 Aug 1982 in LaGrande, Union Co., OR. She married CORWIN ELLIS BEERY 15 Aug 1936 in LaGrande, Union Co., OR. He was born 18 Aug 1912 in Huntington, Baker Co., OR, and died 18 Oct 1969 in LaGrande, Union Co., OR.
Union Co., OR 1920 US census, e.d. 192 p. 2a.
Union Co., OR 1930 US census, e.d. 31-51, p.1b.
Burial: 10 Aug 1982, Grandview Cemetery (Block 7, Lot 2, Space 9), LaGrande, Union Co., OR
Cause of Death: Hypothermia, angina, diabetic.

More About CORWIN ELLIS BEERY:
Burial: 22 Oct 1969, Grandview Cemetery (Block 7, Lot 2, Space 8), LaGrande, Union Co., OR

 

38. RAY WILLIAM6 CONNOR (WALTER VERION5, EMILY FRANCES4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 21 Sep 1923 in Union, Union Co., OR, and died 30 Sep 1996 in Rockwall, TX. He married (1) MARY LOUISE DODSON. She was born 21 Jul 1928. He married (2) LEOLA MARIE WILKERSON 26 Jul 1950 in San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX, daughter of WILLIE WILKERSON and ZORA FOKES. She was born 27 Jul 1925 in Cameron, Milam Co., TX, and died 10 Jul 1969 in Houston, Harris Co., TX.
Union Co., OR 1930 US census, e.d. 31-51 p. 1b.
Served in the U.S. Navy during the WWII and Korean wars. Was stationed in PA; San Diego, CA; VA Beach, VA; and Norfolk, VA. Retired from U.S. Navy in 1968. Occupation: baker and cake decorator. Hobbies: wrote poetry and did crossword puzzles. Attended St. Edwards University in Austin, TX and worked at Seton Hospital where he met Leola Wilkerson. They eloped to San Antonio on 7/26/1950.

More About RAY WILLIAM CONNOR:
Burial: 02 Oct 1996, Veterans Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX
Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure.

Notes for LEOLA MARIE WILKERSON:
Hobbies and interests: loved to explore while traveling; reading; embroidery; sewing; and loved going to the beach. Graduated from Austin High School, Austin, TX. Attended University of TX for three years, then went to work at Seton Hospital where she met Ray Connor who was also working there. They eloped to San Antonio on 7/26/1950. Died at the age of 43 due to heart and kidney failure (complications from having scarlet fever as a child). Buried in same plot as Leo Wilkerson and other family members in Oakhill Cemetery, Cameron, Milam Co., TX.
Burial: 14 Jul 1969, Oakhill Cemetery, Cameron, Milam Co., TX

 

39. KENNETH ARTHUR6 MILLER (LOLA ROSEMOND5 FOX, RUTH JANE4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 27 May 1919 in Homer, Rush Co., IN, and died 19 Jul 1986 in Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA. He married LIVING HATLIN.

 

40. ROBERT VERL6 MILLER (LOLA ROSEMOND5 FOX, RUTH JANE4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 18 Dec 1920 in Homer, Rush Co., IN, and died 24 Jan 1973 in Melvindale, Wayne Co., Michigan. He married VIRGINIA CAROLYN SMITH 24 Apr 1942 in Conway, Faulkner Co., AR, daughter of WALTER SMITH and LIVING REEVES. She was born 23 Sep 1924 in Conway, Faulkner Co., AR, and died 24 Apr 1977 in Michigan.

 

41. LIVING6 MILLER (LOLA ROSEMOND5 FOX, RUTH JANE4 BAKER, SARAH ELLEN3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) She married LIVING SCHNEIDER.

 

42. BETTY ANN6 COLE (MILDRED PEARL5 BENIFIEL, PETER LEANDER4, SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) She married EUGENE (GENE) LARRABEE;  living.

 

43. MILLIE6 COLE (MILDRED PEARL5 BENIFIEL, PETER LEANDER4, SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) She married PHILLIP JAN BORING, son of LOWELL BORING and ALBERTA;  living.

 

44. NED6 COLE (MILDRED PEARL5 BENIFIEL, PETER LEANDER4, SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) He married JANET;  living.

 

45. ROSEMARY6 COLE (MILDRED PEARL5 BENIFIEL, PETER LEANDER4, SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 30 Oct 1931 in Shelby Co., IN, and died 11 Jan 1970 in Indianapolis, IN. She married CHARLES T. DINEFF 13 Jul 1961. He was born 06 Nov 1925, and died 19 Nov 1982.

 

46. RICKIE (RICK) DEAN6 COLE (MILDRED PEARL5 BENIFIEL, PETER LEANDER4, SANDUSKY3 RICE, MICHAEL2 , JOHN1 ) was born 22 Nov 1947 in Rushville, IN, and died 01 Jan 2005. He married WANDA KAY CASE, daughter of HAROLD CASE and LUDMILA SKORIK.

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