Elkhart County Indiana Queries J - K - L


DATE: Feb 18, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Lynn Pauloski
SURNAME: JOHNSON
Samual A. Johnson married to Minerva Powell Johnson Moved to Elkhart County with family in 1836 Minerva died in Elkhart County in 1864 17 Aug (or Apr) Oldest Son: Guy C. Johnson Youngest Sun: Reuel Johnson Any information available would be appreciated.
Lynn Pauloski
61 N. Lambert Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


DATE: 12/28/96
RESEARCHER:
Don Severs
SURNAME: JOHNSON
Researching Jerome Bonaparte JOHNSON, lived 1872 - 1965. Born Indpls, IN, died Peoria, IL. Would like to prove parents. Know of a Jerome Bonaparte Johnson, 1826 - 1899, who lived in Elkhart Co, IN. A census record from 1880 would be great. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.


DATE: Jan 10, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Mary Davidson
SURNAME: JULIAN / JULIEN
Searching for the parents of Mary Julian/Julien. Mary was born approx. 1852 and married Martin Flanery approx. 1870-1871. They had approx. 13 children.


DATE: 06/23/97
RESEARCHER:
Barney Kaufman
SURNAME: KAUFMAN
Looking for my Grandfather, Edward KAUFMAN, supposedly born October 11, 1878 in Elkhart, IN. Also looking for Harvey Lawrence KAUFMAN, who adopted him. Any info would be appreciated.


DATE: Oct 15, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Bill Mason
SURNAME: KAY
Looking to trade information on William R. KAY b. 1822 in Ohio. Married Sarah BIVINS. Died 1902 in Marshall County.
Also had a brother Isaac R. KAY b. 1837. Married Elizabeth SPENCER 1861 in Marshall County.
William and Isaac were sons of John KAY and Elizabeth BORING.


DATE: Nov 14, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Barbara Keist McClenny
SURNAME: KEIST/KIST
KEIST/KIST, Manda/Amanda b 8 Mar 1822 in Virginia. Searching for her marriage record.


DATE: Aug 17, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Maxine Purdy
SURNAME: KELTZ
Margaret Keltz born 28 Jan 1847, married Barnhart Hartz ca 1867 Starke Co., IN., Elizabeth Keltz born 12 Dec 1842 married ? PETERMAN, Eve KELTZ born 14 Feb 1840, married ? BAKER, Mary Ann KETLZ born 1837, married LAVISZAN CLEM 4 April 1855.


DATE: Apr 20, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Pat Mote
SURNAME: KENAGA
I have information on the Kenaga surname. My url is
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Flats/1450/kenaga.html.


DATE: Sep 24, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Jill Gibbs
SURNAME: KENDALL
Looking for descendents of P.C. KENDALL and his wife Mabel WILLOUGHBY who were living in Elkhart, IN ca 1920.


DATE: Sep 10, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Jack Sossoman
SURNAME: KEPLINGER
KIPLINGER, Sarah Emmaline b. 24 Oct 1862 in St. Joseph Co., d. 20 Nov 1905 in Mishawaka, m. 20 Jul 1878 in Niles, MI to John Wesley Sossoman of Mishawaka. I believe her father was possibly Phillip KEPLINGER, but I am not sure of this. Any information on Sarah Emmaline would be greatly appreciated.
Jack Sossoman
6024 S.W. 40th Terrace
Topeka, KS 66610


DATE: 8/19/1997
RESEARCHER:
Melanie Smothers
SURNAME: KIDDER
Subject: KIDDER FAMILY Looking for any relatives of Nellie Kidder. Born in Elkhart IN on July 30 1880. Died August 5th 1990. Her father was Simon L. Kidder and her mother Mary Emma (COLE). Simon Kidder's father was Chester Kidder his mother: Clarissa Davis. Wanting to know the origins of the Kidder family tree. Where the Kidders originaly came from. From the pictures of this family they were small, with very dark features. Family history says there was a Black/Dutch mixture in there. Was told this was a mixture of Dutch Indonesian. Any help appreciated. There is supposedly still family in Elkhart. Have not been able to get in touch with any of them.


DATE: Sep 1, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Carol M. Huber
SURNAME: KIME
Andrew Kime married Frederica Darr 26 Dec 1869 in Holmes Co., Ohio. Had four sons including Edward b. 5 Nov 1870 in Middlebury, Elkhart, IN. Can anyone tell me any more about this family? Who are the parents of Andrew and Frederica?


DATE: 05/31/97
RESEARCHER:
Cindy Kimes
SURNAME: KIMES
Researching the KIMES families that moved to Elkhart Co. from Kosciusko Co, IN the early 1900's. Have information on ancestors back to PA ca1814. Looking for any descendants of Jacob Kimes that moved to Indiana in 1836. Please contact Cindy Kimes.


DATE: 05/20/97
RESEARCHER:
Becky Perry
SURNAME: KINDIG/ULMAN
My grandparents B. Frank Kindig and Pauline Ulman were married in 1912 and raised their family in Elkhart Co., Indiana. He was a school teacher and principle, and they operated a nursery called the KINDIG nursery. Becky Perry Gresham, Oregon


DATE: Nov 9, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Milt Burford
SURNAME: KREIDER
Looking for information on Father and mother of Jeremiah Kreider, born in Elkhart County, Indiana in 1866. Mother ran off when he was young and father died when he was young. May have had a brother Frank and a Sister or Aunt Susan.


DATE: 06/26/97
RESEARCHER:
AJFan
SURNAME: KREIG
I am seeking information on Emma KREIG of Indiana. Because I have found this name in Elkhart County, I am submitting here. The informaton I have is that she was B-1888 in Illinois, but growing up in Indiana. She may have had a sister named Graycie KREIG. In 1907 she married Archie Roy SNYDER of Lima, Ohio. One of their sons was born in Adams Co. Robert G. SNYDER B- 1909. Emma died in 1963 in Florida. ANY information on this family would be greatly appreciated. I can be e-mailed at: AJFan412@aol.com


DATE: Mar 14, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Martha Kreigbaum Jones
SURNAME: KREIGBAUM / JOLLIFF / SOMMERS / BRUMBAUGH
I am looking for information on Kreigbaum. My father was Charles Kreigbaum. He lived in and dies in Elkhart County. My mother's maiden name is Jolliff. She also lives in Elkhart County. She is unable to give me much information on the Jolliff or Kreigbaum lineage.


DATE: Apr 28, 1998

RESEARCHER:
P.Osborne
SURNAME: LATHROP

HELP!! picture(s) sold at Goshen yard sale in 1996-97 by accident!! Probably in/with frame--name(s) on back-- Margaret (Martha) LATHROP, b 1830, OH. This is my G.G.Grandmother. Please contact me--all I'd like is a copy of the picture(s). I'll gladly pay for copy negative or copy print!! THANKS!!

SNMAIL: 2393 Ralston Ct.
San Jose, CA 95148-4033


DATE: Sep 21, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Ann Marie Rose
SURNAME: LECOUNT
James LECOUNT moved to Elkhart In. 1836 Jackson Township. His wife was Castilla Alexander. Looking for info on Castilla.


DATE: Jan 30, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Penny Bucks
SURNAME: LEHMAN
I am searching for information on the George LEHMAN-Frances HARPER family. George was born 22 Nov.1853 in Peru, In.He and his parents moved to Elkhart county in 1863. He was one of twelve children born to Daniel Lehman and Magdalena Shrock.France was born 6 Feb 1859 possibly in Elkhart co. Her father was Jefferson HARPER, and I have two possible names for her mother. One is Mary KEE and the other Rebecca LEE. Known children of George and Frances are Otis, Doyle,Fred, and two daughters Sophia Zimmer and Laura B. Kryder, Hartz.George died 26 Dec 1930 in South Bend, Indianaand is buried in Riverview cemetery in that city. Frances died 14 Feb. 1937 in South Bend , and is also buried in Riverview cemetery. Any help, with any of these names would be greatly appreciated.


DATE: Mar 18, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Vanessa (Schrock) Earl
SURNAME: LIEST / LEIST
I am looking for information on Vera M. Leist. She lived in Goshen for many a years. She married Vernon M. Schrock.


DATE: 12/20/96
RESEARCHER:
William L. Lingle
SURNAME: LINGLE
Searching for information on Thomas LINGLE and family, the Indiana land records indicate he made land purchases in the Elkhart area in 1835. Would appreciate any other information available on Thomas.


DATE: Apr 8, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Ann Decker
SURNAME: LONG
Looking for info. on daughters of John Long b. 1829 Ohio and Louisa (aka Eliza) Horn b. 1835 Ohio. Daughter: Mary Long b. 1860 Ohio married Ernest Long b. 1855 Allen County, Ohio in 1879. Ernest was constable in Millersburg 1880. Where did they go? Children? Daughter: Emma, b. abt 1866 Indiana, married J.I. Gangwer.


DATE: 03/02/97
RESEARCHER:
Judy Thomas
SURNAME: LONG
Martin LONG married Lydia SEARFOSS 1841 Benton Twp. Had 13 known children:John b.1842, Catherine b. 1844, Amos b. 1846, Susannah b. 1848, Sarah b. 1851, Frederick b. 1853, Emanuel b. 1854, Rebecca b. 1856, Nathaniel b. 1858, Samuel b. 1860, James b. 1862, Mary b. 1864 and George W. b. 1867. Martin's parents were George LONG and Catherine GLOSS. George and sons Martin and Fredrick came to Benton Twp. in 1834. No info on what happened to George's wife and other children.


DATE: 03/29/97
RESEARCHER:
Lisa Long
SURNAME: LONG
I am researching Cyrus LONG who married Matilda BUSSLER. Cyrus supposedly moved to Washington Twp., Elkhart County, IN from Pennsylvania in 1870. Married Matilda in SchoolCraft, MI lived in Washington Twp., IN and was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Bristol, IN.


DATE: 08/04/97
RESEARCHER:
Gae L Dixon
SURNAME: LUTZ
I am looking for info regarding my grandfather Orman LUTZ who was born in Goshen in 1876. I have found him in Texas in the early 1900's and then in Calif from 1916 to his death.


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