1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"M" Biographies



ARTEMUS J. MACK
      
b. 12 July 1856 Boone Co IL; (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. May Smith  2 March 1880 (dau of Richard Smith)
       Children- Laura B., Gertrude J., Spencer A., and Artemus R.

WILLARD MACK
      
b. 21 April 1826 Stanstead, Canada, son of Sebie Mack (Res. Junction twp.)
       m.(1)  Laura Smith 15 Oct 1850 (dau of Frederick Smith)
       Children- Sohronia J., Mary A., Alice F., Artemus J., Elizabeth L.- deceased, Ella N., Lovilla L., & Emma L.
       m. (2) Hattie Munn  Thanksgiving Day 1873 (dau of Thomas Munn of 
Topeka, KS)
       Children- Edgar H., & Daniel G.
       m. (3) Jennie Peake  27 Sept 1881 (dau of Loami Peake)
       Children- Lucy E. & John W.

REV. JOSEPH MANNING
      
b. 7 April 1824 Wayne Co IN, son of Thomas Manning; (Res. Jefferson); minister, Methodist Episcopal church
       m. Jane Bonebrake 1846 Preble Co OH (dau of George & Eliza (Adams) Bonebrake)
       Children- Orlando H., Jennie m. Alfred A. Kearney, George B., and May L.

PAUL C. MANTZ
      
b. 25 Feb 1833 Perry Co OH, son of Sebastian & Mary (Mohler) Mantz (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Mrs. Margaret Hamilton 12 July 1857 (widow of Joseph Hamilton & dau of Jacob B. Rittgers)
       Children- Philip S. m. Ruth Simons, Mary m. Oliver B. Armstrong, &  three children dec'd
       Step-children- Reuben- dec'd, Catherine m. Clark Kester, and Jacob  (all Hamiltons)

EMANUEL MARKER
      
b. 12 Sept 1845 Darke Co OH, son of Martin & Margaret (Weaver) Marker; (Res. Hardin twp.)
       m. Eliza A. Meller Nov 1872 (b. 8 Oct 1851 Darke Co OH, dau of John J. & Nancy Meller)
       Children- Harvey M., Crawford E., Dennis L. d. 1885, and Florence A.

AUGUST MARQUART
      
b. 17 May 1846 Prussia, son of John P. Marquart; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Christina Zellhoefer 17 Aug 1868 (dau of George Zellhoefer)
       Children- William, Lizzie, Jessie, George, John, and Leola

SAMUEL S. MARTIN
      
b. 24 Nov 1853 Perry Co OH, son of Thomas B. Martin; (Res. Junction twp.)
       m. Annie White  7 Nov 1875 (b. WI, dau of John White)
       Children-  John W., Olive M., Edith D. and Samuel

THOMAS B. MARTIN
      
b. 12 March 1825 St. Mary=92s Co, MD, son of Thomas Martin (Res. Junction twp.); Co. C, 39th Ohio Infantry - Civil War
       m. Susan Storer 3 Dec 1846 (b. PA, dau of Richard Storer)
       Children- Robert G., Mary J., Samuel S., Hannah, Sarah I., & two deceased children

THOMAS W. MARTIN
      
b. 27 Sept 1850 Birmingham, Eng., son of Frederick Martin (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Carrie Petrie 18 Dec 1877 (dau of Jacob Petrie of Sac Co IA)
       Children- Thomas F., Fannie M., and Myrtle

JOHN R. MATHEWS
      
b. 13 Sept 1853 Linn Co IA, son of William & Rosanna Mathews (Res. Bristol twp.)
       m. Elizabeth Lichtebarger 14 March 1876  (b. 12 Feb. 1851 Linn Co IA, dau of John & Maria Lichtebarger)
       Children- Lillie, Edith, and Nellie

ISAAC  J. MATTESON
      
b. 20 Aug 1855 Kane Co IL (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Idell Powell 10 Sept 1874 (dau of Henry Powell)
       Children- Guy and Clarence

STEPHEN C. MAYNARD
      
b. 20 Feb 1846 Bradford Co PA, son of William E. Maynard; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Carrie E. Miller 25 June 1876 (dau of Philo W. Miller)
       Children- Claudius W. and Elsie L.

WILLIAM A. McALLISTER
      
b. 1845 Greene Co OH, son of James H. &Susanna McAllister; (Res. Grant twp.); Co. G, 16th Iowa Infantry- Civil War
       m. Mary Ann Wagner  Iowa Co IA (b. OH)
       Children- Alice

JOHN McCARTHY
      
b. 1843 Rochester, NY, son of Jeremiah McCarthy (Res. Jefferson)
       m. M. F. Blackwell in Illinois
       Children- adopted son Fred

WILLIAM L. McCRORY
      
b. 21 Oct 1843 Washington Co OH, son of James McCrory (Res. Rippey)
       m. Mary M. Holmes 20 March 1873 (dau of John Holmes of Mercer Co IL)
       Children- Edna, Della, John J., Anna, Alice, and Clara

GEORGE B. McCULLY
      
b. 1859 Scott Co IA, son of Daniel B. & Elizabeth (Smith) McCully (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Ida V. Hozad (b. Newton, Jasper Co IA)
       Children- Daniel C.

WILLIAM McDONALD
      
b. 6 May 1832 near Inverness, Scot., son of Donald & Mary (McPherson) McDonald; (Res. Scranton twp.)
       m. Katy Brady 1870 OH (dau of Samuel Brady)
       Children- John, Ann Eliza, Daniel, Ella May, William, and Nelson

MARSHALL B. McDUFFIE
      
b.1842 Schoharie Co NY; (Res. Jefferson)
       m. Sophia B. Warner 1876 Nunda, NY (dau of L.B. Warner)
       Children- Duncan, Lewis, Robert, Charles , & William

JOHN McKAY
      
b. 13 Jan 1843 Scot., son of Walter McKay (Res. Angus, Washington twp.)
       m. Mary Gold 2 Jan 1864<br>
       Children- Katie, Mary, John, Andrew, and four children dec'd

WILLIAM A. J. McNAUGHT
      
b.10 July 1830 Owen Co IN, son of John & Jane (McKnight) McNaught; (Res. Jackson twp.)
       m. Nancy M. Abrell 2 Jan 1852 Owen Co IN (b. 16 Oct 1830 Owen Co IN, dau of L.C. & S. Abrell)
       Children- Aurelia T. m. ___ Crocker, Julia E. m. ___ Jones, Nannie J., Connell, Mant, Sarah G., Minnie Maud, James B. - dec'd, John L.-dec'd, William A.-dec'd, Mary-dec'd, & Connor-dec'd (twin of Connell)

CHARLES B. MECUM
      
b. 25 Aug 1822 Springfield, MA, son of James & Julia (Dewey) Mecum; (Res. Washington twp.)
       m. Frances E. Richards 22 Nov 1854 (b. 1 July 1835 Westminster, VT, dau of Luther A. & Mary (Page) Richards
       Children- William F., Leroy H., Cora A., Edwin W., Maude F., and three are dec'd

MRS. ELIZABETH H. MERRILL
      
b.Somersetshire, Eng.; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. (1) James Symes 1843 in Eng. (he d. 1876)
       Children- Georgina, Alfred W., Harris J., Henrietta, Albert B., and Grant d. age 14
       m. (2) Robert Merrill 1881 (now supt. of bridge carpenters on railroad)

CHARLEY G. METZGER
      
b. 1 Nov 1836 Baden, Ger., son of Jacob Metzger (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Carrie J. Richter 19 Nov 1872 (dau of Charles Richter)
       Children- William F., Charley E., Sarah T., Frank E., Theresa M., and Guy A.

PHILIP MEYER
      
b. 26 Nov 1837 Alsace, France (now Ger.) son of Andrew Meyer (Res. Junction twp.) Co. A, 112th Illinois Infantry - Civil War
       m. Sarah Luther 20 June 1860 (b. Lake Co IL, dau of Peter Luther)
       Children- Clara J.- dec'd, Edward P., and Luther G.

R. W. MILLER
      
b. 15 Feb 1837 Franklin Co OH, son of J.C. & Margaret (McKinstry) Miller; (Res. Franklin twp.)
       m. Anna Eliza Mooney 4 Nov 1857 (b. Cumberland Co PA, dau of Frederick & Margaret (McWilliams) Mooney)
       Children- Clarence E., Ida M., and Ada M.

THERON A. MILLETT
      
b. 1844 Lenawee Co MI, son of Alexander Millett (Res. Grant twp.)
       m. Mary A. Simmonds 1870 (b. 1849 Lewanee Co MI, dau of Stephen & Ann Simmonds)
       Children- Erwin, Alma, Herbert, & Amy

JACOB  J. MISH
      
b. 26 June 1834 Franklin Co PA, son of Jacob Mish; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Sarah Morris  Oct 1854 (dau of Moses Morris)
       Children- none listed

RICHARD C. MOORE
      
b. 1833 Co. Meath, Ire., son of John &amp; Marcella Moore (Res. 
Scranton twp.)
       m. Rosanna Cassilly  1860 Cincinnati, OH (b. Co. Armagh, Ire.)
       Children- Edward, Thomas, Alice, and Mary

ROBERT P. MORDEN
      
b. 16 May 1841 London, Canada, son of John & Mary (Parkinson) Morden; (Res. Franklin twp.)
       m. Elizabeth Dier  4 Dec 1865 Livingston Co MI (b. 17 Jan 1843 
Livingston Co MI, dau of Philip & Anna (Shotwell) Dier)
       Children- Byron, Lena, Orrie, Roy, & one deceased

DAVID J. MORRIS
      
b. 8 Oct 1851 Trumbull Co OH, son of David D. Morris; (Res. Angus)
       m. Martha A. Evans 30 Dec 1875 Trumbull Co OH (dau of Evan T. Evans)
       Children- Hayden, Thaddeus, and two children dec'd

JAMES E. MOSS
      
b. 21 Oct 1843 Champlain, NY, son of James & Sarah (Moore) Moss; (Res. Kendrick twp.); Co. E, 36th Illinois Infantry - Civil War
       m. Susan A. Powers 25 Oct 1867 (dau of N.H. & Catherine (Hart) Powers)
       Children- Frances L., Laura A., and Jennie P.

ROBERT MUIR
      
b. 1 April 1858 Dumbartonshire, Scot., son of Robert Muir (Res. Angus, Washington twp.)
       m. Margaret Welch  1 Aug 1881 (dau of John Welch)
       Children- Maggie D., Robert N., and John W.

GEORGE W. MUNN
      
b. 1 June 1849 Oneida Co NY, son of George & Jane (Gibbs) Munn; (Res. Jackson twp.) 
       m. Maria S. Chamberlin 13 Oct 1870 (b. 13 Oct 1847 Pittsfield, MA, dau of Griffin & Maria (Sheldon) Chamberlin.  
       Children- Luella

HENRY R. MYERS
      
b. 21 Jan 1839 Tuscarawas Co OH, son of Berlin & Mary (Ross) Myers; (Res. Grant twp.); Co. H, 10th Iowa Infantry - Civil War
       m. Mary C. Hall
       Children- none listed

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