1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"A" Biographies



WILLIAM H. ADAM
      
b. 1832 Jackson Co OH, parents not given (Res. Grant twp.)
       m. Elizabeth Rhoads (dau of Walter & Mary Rhoads)
       Children- William W., John W., Lewis A., Warren, Mary A., Frances E., Minnie, Viana & Jemima

JACOB A. ADDY
      
b. 17 April 1817 Coshocton Co OH, son of Robert Addy; (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Mary A. Rodney 15 Nov 1836 (dau of John Rodney)
       Children- Catherine m. William Sharp, Sarah A. d. age 18, Robert G. d. age 7, Elizabeth  Clark d. age 14 months  & adopted son William L. Fordyce (goes by name of Addy)

WILLIAM  LAFAYETTE  ADDY
      
b. 23 April 1856 Linn Co IA, foster son of Jacob A. Addy, & son of Mary (Corbley) Fordyce; (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Carrie Hughes 22 Aug 1878 (dau of Francis Hughes)
       Children- Earl Fordyce and Frank Corbley

HENRY H. ADKINS
      
b. 2 Nov 1846 Champaign Co IL, son of Lewis & Mary A. (Phillippe) Adkins; (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Mary E. Hoover 18 July 1869 (dau of Samuel & Sarah Hoover)
       Children- Charles W., Effie E., Mabel M., and three children dec'd

JOHN H. ALBERT
      
b. 6 Dec 1848 Lancaster Co PA, son of Emanuel & Mary (Will) Albert; (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Ursula Reynolds 15 Feb 1872 Cedar Co IA (b. 2 Dec 1854 PA, granddau of Daniel Whitman)
       Children- John Franklin, Charles C., Maud M., Martha M., Isaac N., David O., and infant dau unnamed

WILLIAM ALLAN
      
b. 22 Dec 1850 Aberdeenshire, Scot., son of William & Catherine (Walker) Allan; (Res. Grant twp.)
       m. Lucinda Rorick  3 March 1875 Cedar Co IA (b. OH)
       Children- Mary, Isabel R., George R., Gracie, and Edith

MRS. REBECCA A. ALLEN
      
b. 20 Aug 1832 Oswego Co NY, dau of Amos Burrows (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. John Allen 23 Jan 1850 (he is dec'd)
       Children- Amelia J. m. G.B. Burk, Austin D. m. Mary Steberg, Charley Frank d. age 5, and three other  children dec'd

RENSSELAER ALLEN
      
b. 7 June 1849 Cayuga Co NY, son of Jonathan & Sarah (Robinson) Allen;  (Res. Franklin twp.); Co. F, 164th New York Infantry - Civil War
       m. Ada A. Townsmen 17 Oct 1866 (b. 24 Feb 1850 Allegany Co NY, dau of A. & Julia (Jones) Townsmen
       Children- George A., Florence, and Mattie J.

ALFRED ALLISON
      
b. Sept. 1829 Yorkshire, England, son of Job & Anna (Coates) Allison (Res. Cedar twp.)
       m. Ann Arnett 22 Oct 1850 England (b. May 1827 Yorkshire, Eng., dau of Thomas & Hester Arnett)
       Children- John W., Eliza A. m. G.R. Waters, & Mary J. m. William J. Bryant

JOHN G. ALLSTOTT
      
b. Feb 1862 (1851?) Dubuque Co IA, son of Edward & Sarah (Smith) Allstott; (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. Malinda Coombs 28 Oct 1872 (b. 10 Sept 1854 Champaign Co IL)
       Children- Jesse O., Charles E., Dora F., and Hattie

WARREN E. AMES
       
b. 24 Sept 1828 Onondaga Co NY, son of John Ames (Res. Junction twp.)
       m.(1)  Guitan Vine  1 Oct 1848
       Children- George, Henry, Alva, Mary, Ella, Harriet- dec'd, and Minnie- dec'd
       m. (2) Margaret Kannady 21 Sept 1870 (dau of John Kannady)
       Children- Charles W. and John M.  One adopted son, Thomas Early

BEN F. ANDERSON
      
b. Greene Co. IA, son of Preston Anderson (Res. Grant twp.)
       m. Isadore Humphrey
       Children- Robert L.

D. B. ANDERSON
      
b. 24 Feb 1841 Knox Co OH, son of J.Y. & Mahala (Cain) Anderson; (Res. Kendrick twp.); Co. E, 39th Iowa Infantry - Civil War
       m. (1) Eliza Miller  1 July 1858 (dau of Dr. J.P. Miller)  She d. 9 Jan 1879
       Children- Alice, Sylvester, Freddie, Hattie, Myra, David  & four children dec'd
       m. (2) Mrs. Anna Nesbit 13 April 1879 (widow of John Nesbit & mother of his five children-M.L., Etta L., Alice M., Alva U. and Anna B. Nesbit)
       Children- Eliza Pearl, Myrtie E., and Levi Ross Anderson

DRURY P. ANDERSON
      
b. 3 Sept 1847 Greene Co OH, son of William & Lydia Anderson (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Annie McCuen 17 Dec 1877 (dau of Nathan & Harriet McCuen)
       Children- Lura, Edgar-d. in infancy, and Sadie

JOSEPH W. ANDERSON
      
b. 14 Jan 1844 Fayette Co OH, son of William & Amarilla (Dinsmore) Anderson; (Res.  Grant twp.); Co. H, 10th Iowa Infantry- Civil War 
       m. Nancy J. Cochran 15 March 1866 (b. 1848 Logan Co OH, dau of George & Phebe Ann Cochran)
       Children- none listed

SYLVESTER B. ANDERSON
      
b. 1846 OH, son of J.G. & J. (Cain) Anderson (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Cornelia Price (dau of Owen Price)
       Children- Mary W., Edith M., Josephine E., Lovina S., and Sylvester B.

GEORGE ANDREW
      
b. Lincolnshire, Eng., son of George & Ann Andrew (Res. Bristol twp.
       m. Catherine Hatter 4 March 1852 (b. Lincolnshire, Eng., d. 1867 Clayton Co IA)
       Children- William, Catherine m. W.C. Stream, Abbie m. James Clifferton, Clayton, Ella m. Alfred  Flack, and Charles

JOHN D. ARCH
      
b. 11 June 1822 Morris Co NJ, son of Thomas & Betsy Ann Arch; (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Catherine Colwell 1843 NJ (dau of Joshua & Ann Colwell)
       Children- George, William A., Ransom, Anna m. ___ Jaquies, Emma m. ___ Gouger, John, Eddie, Walter S.- dec'd, and Frank- dec'd

THOMAS J. ARMSTRONG
      
b. 25 July 1838 Montgomery Co IN, son of Henry Armstrong; (Res. Surry, Washington twp.); (Photo available); Co. G, 11th Indiana Infantry- Civil War
       m. Sarah Cole  22 Nov 1866 (b. VA, dau of Joshua Cole)
       Children- one child burned to death age 4

GEORGE ATCHINSON
      
b. 8 Nov 1838 Fulton Co IL, son of Jacob & Mary (Randall) Atchinson; (Res. Franklin twp.)
       m. Elizabeth A. Butler 1871
       Children- Alonzo, John, Arthur, and George

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