1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"C" Biographies


 
ABRAM CAIN
      
b. 30 May 1840 Isle of Man, son of John & Jane (Eads) Cain (Res. Greenbrier twp.)
       m. Ellen J.K. Kermode 10 Oct 1869  (b. Isle of Man, dau of Jehu & Ellen (Cubbon) Kermode)
       Children- Ella Jane, William Ed, Emma & Harry K.(Charles E., Ben F. & Arthur G. are deceased)

EDWARD CAIN
      
b. 4 Sept 1842 Isle of Man, son of John & Jane (Eads) Cain (Res. Greenbrier twp.)
       m. Jane Gaunt  4 March 1868  (dau of David & Ann (Charlesworth) Gaunt of England)
       Children- Anna Jane, Ada M., Oscar E., Charles W. and Alice E.

ROBERT CAIN
      
b. 18 April 1844 Isle of Man, son of John & Jane (Eads) Cain (Res. Willow twp.)
       m. Lottie Redgrave 31 Jan 1867 (b. 4 Dec 1843 Essex Co Eng., dau of Reuben & Mary (Reeve) Redgrave
       Children- Robert Ernest, Herbert R.J., Frank George, Alfred R. & Chester G.

A. H. CAREY
      
b. 1846 Dearborn Co IN, son of A.H. Carey (Res. Scranton)
       m. Fannie Corbett Jones Co IA (b. PA)
       Children- Leon L., Charles J., Edith M., and Valentine

EDWIN O. CARLTON
      
b. 24 July 1838 Windsor Co VT, son of Joseph & Lettie (Parker) Carlton; (Res. Grand Junction); Co. C, 16th Vermont Infantry - Civil War
       m. Lura J. McIntyre  Oct 1863 (dau of Leonard McIntyre)
       Children- Eddie and Clarence

E. H. CARTER
      
b.  1852 VT, son of  Abel  & Lucy D. (Clemons) Carter (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Amelia Ladd 1875 (dau of Wesley Ladd)
       Children- Marie

REV. JOHN C. CARTER
      
b. 25 March 1849 Clinton Co IL, son of Wiley L. Carter; (Res. Grand Junction); Baptist minister
       m. Lizzie Marshall 11 May 1876 (dau of Thomas Marshall)
       Children- Grace T., Alva G., Gilman K., Ray, and one child dec'd

F. D. CASS
      
b. 6 Dec 1832 IL, son of James & Ann Cass - physician & surgeon; (Res. Churdan)
       m. Sarah G. Landis 1858  (dau of P.K. & Eliza P. Landis)
       Children- Edward K.

HORACE L. CHILDS
      
b.11 Dec 1826 VT, son of Lyman Childs (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Samantha Gilliland  Aug 1854 (dau of Willis Gilliland)
       Children- Frank, Elmer, Emma, Lillie, Fred, and three children dec'd

ZALA A. CHURCH
      
b. 28 May 1852 Green Co. WI (Res. Jefferson)
       m. May McCully  4 May 1881 Greene Co IA (dau of D.B. McCully)
       Children-  Iza L. (dau)

JOSEPH CHURDAN Sr.
      
b. 25 April 1824 Cumberland Co England, son of John & Ann Churdan; (Res. Highland twp.)
       m. Eliza Kennedy 13 Feb 1851 (b. England)
       Children- Joseph Jr., Anna m. ___ Fouts, John, Jennie Eliza m. ___ Wilson, Rosa Ellen m. ___ Robinson, Alfred Addison, and Robert Amos- d. 1856

EDMOND C. CLARK
      
b. 17 June 1841 Broome Co NY, son of Jesse Clark; (Res.  Grand Junction); (Co. E, 32nd NY Inf.-Civil War)
       m. Mary J. Bown 2 Jan 1864  (dau of William Bown)
       Children- Gail B.

CHARLES L. CLEVELAND
      
b. 23 Feb 1842 Chautauqua Co NY, son of Nathan & Emeline (Raveline) Cleveland
       (Res. Jackson twp.) Co. B, 124th Illinois Infantry - Civil War
       m. Wealthy A. Allen 2 Jan 1866 Kane Co IL (b. 25 Oct 1841 OH, dau of Levi Allen)
       Children- Alta, Nellie, and Arthur

WILLIAM CLIPPERTON
      
b. 15 Sept 1819 Eng., son of Austin & Annie Clipperton (Res. Highland twp.)
       m. Jane Taylor (b. Sept 1830 Ire., dau of John & Mary Taylor)
       Children- Eliza A., Margaret J.- dec'd, John, Neoma, Hannah, William, Margaret J., Mary, Thomas, Frank, and Henry

ISAAC CLOPTON
      
b. 15 May 1829 Cass Co IL, son of David & Lavinia Clopton (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Nancy Ann Salmon 29 Nov 1850 Harrison Co MO (b. 22 March 1829 Hardin Co OH, dau of William & Mary Salmon)
       Children- Clara-d. age 9 mo., Robert, David A., William d. age 21, Mary J. m. __ Millett, Cynthia A. m. ___ Vader, Martha E. m. ___ Lyon, Sabra m. ___ Tyrall, Minnie m. ___ Stevens, Isaac, Marthall and Edmond D.

JOSEPH COCHRAN
      
b. 20 Oct 1823 Ross Co OH, son of Hugh & Jane (Myers) Cochran (Res. Kendrick twp.)
       m. Margaret Camelin 5 March 1846 (b. Ross Co OH)
       Children- Elizabeth Jane m. ___ Stephenson, Hugh Allen, Lafayette, Charles, Rhoda Ann m. ___ Powers & d. 1877, two children d. in infancy

DAVID CONANT
      
b. 6 April 1839 Lamoille Co VT, son of James A. & Louisa (Carter) Conant; (Res. Bristol twp.) Co. G, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry- Civil War
       m. Alice M. Wilson  (dau of William & Almira Wilson)
       Children- Charles A., Almira L., Samuel E., Matthew A., Sarah May, Olive Myrtle and Kate B.

ROBERT CONNELL
      
b. 24 Sept 1834 Northumberland Co Eng., son of John Connell; (Res. Surry, Washington twp.)
       m. Mary Black 3 Aug 1861 (dau of James Black)
       Children- Elizabeth m. Charles Dorr, and Sarah

JOSEPH COOMBS
      
b. 20 March 1820 Clark Co IN, son of Joseph & Rachel Coombs; (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. (1) Delilah Wright (d. Sept 1847)
       Children- Emily J. m. ___ Gray, William M., Netty m. ___ Tyler, and Martha m. ___ Flicks (Fleck)-d. Greene Co IA
       m. (2) Amanda Wright 1849 IN (b. 16 Jan 1827 Putnam Co IN, dau of Isham Wright & cousin of his first wife, Delilah)
       Children- Delilah d. age 7, David H., Malinda m. ___ Allstott, Joseph A. d. young, Sarah Frances-dec'd,  Oliver H.-dec'd, Willis S.-dec'd, Clinton W., and George R.

FREEDOM P. COOPER
      
b. 14 June 1847 Niagara, Can., son of Freedom Cooper; (Res. Rippey)
       m. Margaret Ramsey 8 Jan 1875 (dau of John Ramsey of Boone Co IA)
       Children- Charles, Martha, and two children dec'd

JOHN COPELAND
      
b. 6 July 1832 Upper Canada, son of James Copeland (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Myrtilla Bridgeford 8 April 1858 (dau of Joshua Bridgeford)
       Children- John E., Emory C., Anna M., and Guy d. age 6

SYDNEY J. COUNCILMAN
      
b. 18 July 1838 Broome Co NY, son of Frederick Councilman; (Res. Grant twp.)
       m. Angeline Winchell of Dubuque Co IA
       Children- six children, one son and five daughters

JOHN T. COWAN
      
b. 22 May 1842 Westmoreland Co PA, son of Alex T. Cowan; (Res. Paton); Co. K, 11th Iowa Infantry - Civil War
       m. Carrie Dodd 14 May 1868 (dau of Rev. Luther Dodd)
       Children- L. Myrtle, Herbert A., Elmer, and Donald

JAMES CRABB
      
b. 12 May 1823 Pickaway Co OH, son of John Crabb; (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Phebe Adkins Nov 1841 (dau of Lewis Adkins)
       Children- James A., William H., Jemima, Ellen, Grant, Jeannette, Phillip, and five children dec'd

LEWIS B. CRANDALL
      
b. 31 Aug 1835 Chemung Co NY, son of Archibald & Betsey A. (Strait) Crandall; (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Alena A. Boyer 18 March 1861 NY (dau of Thomas & Sarah (Griffith) Boyer)
       Children-  James K., Lewis B., Mabel L., Nettie E., George W., & five children dec'd

WILLIAM M. CROW
      
b. 20 Feb 1844 Warren Co IN, son of John & Medina (Mace) Crow (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Mary E. Jenks  1 Sept 1874 (dau of William C. Jenks)
       Children- R. Ernest, Arthur M., and Hazel

WILLIAM G. CROWDER
      
b. 18 Nov 1841 Can., son of Paul Crowder; (Res. Paton twp.)
       m. Eliza C. Otto 10 Jan 1860 (b. Can., dau of Peter Otto)
       Children- Frank W., George W., Sherman A. & Sheridan H. (twins), Louisa A., Fannie M., Ralph D., and Ross F. d. age 3

JOHN M. CULLY
      
b. 20 Oct 1830 Huron Co OH, son of M. D. Cully; (Res. Jefferson)
       m. (1) Sarah Ann Hamilton June 1852 Lancaster, NY
       Children- Charley & Will D.
       m. (2) Hattie E. Beers  1 April 1864 (dau of Jesse Beers)
       Children- four, all of whom died young

PROF. JOHN F. CURRAN
      
b. 9 Sept 1841 Dublin, Ire., son of Timothy Curran; (Res. Angus) principal of the Angus schools
       m. Jennie Cook 2 Aug 1867 (b. Fayette City, PA, dau of George B. Cook)
       Children- Walter W. and J. Tyndall

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