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Descendants of Elias R. Spies/Spease

 

Generation No. 1

1. ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE (LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born 1817 in Berks Co, Penn, and died Sep 06, 1887 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana1. He married ELIZABETH "BETSY" YERGER May 28, 1840 in Berks Co, Penn2, daughter of SAMUEL YERGER and ELIZABETH NUNEMACHER. She was born Jun 29, 1818 in Bern Twp, Berks Co, Penn3, and died Sep 05, 1888 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana4.

Notes for ELIAS R. SPIES/SPEASE:

1850 census Amity, Berks, Pennsylvania

Elias Spicer, 33, laborer, Elizabeth 30, Mary A. 10, Lewis 7

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moved to Huntington, Indiana in 1856

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1860 census Clear Creek, Huntington, Indiana

Elias Spease 43 , farmer, Elizabeth Spease 43, Mary A Spease 19, Lewis Spease 17, Ellen L Spease 7, Penn

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obit "Huntington Herald" Friday, Sept 9, 1887, Huntington, Indiana

Elias Spease, an old man over seventy years of age, residing east of the city between the railroad bridges, died Tuesday evening. He was one of the men who helped to grade the Wabash railway, and had resided in this county thirty-three years.

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More About ELIAS R. SPIES/SPEASE:

Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

Notes for ELIZABETH "BETSY" YERGER:

obit Sept 8, 1888, "The Daily Democrat", Huntington, Indiana

Mrs Elizabeth (Yerger) Speice, a widow 69 years of age, living just outside the western limits of the city, died on Friday, from dropsy. Her husband died a year ago today. Deceased was born In Pennsylvania. The funeral will occur Sunday at noon, at the house. The interment will be at Mt Hope Cemetery.

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More About ELIZABETH "BETSY" YERGER:

Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

Children of ELIAS SPIES/SPEASE and ELIZABETH YERGER are:

2. i. MARY ANN "MOLLIE"3 SPIES, b. Sep 1840, Amity, Berks Co, Penn; d. Aft. Apr 1923, Alhambra, Calif.?.

3. ii. LEWIS/LOUIS L. SPIES/SPEAS, b. 1843, Amity Twp, Berks Co, Penn; d. Jun 17, 1896, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana.

4. iii. ELLEN LOUISE SPIES, b. Sep 06, 1852, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Apr 12, 1923, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana.

iv. LIZZIE SPIES, b. Abt. 1853, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Bef. 1860, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana?.

Notes for LIZZIE SPIES:

died young

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Generation No. 2

2. MARY ANN "MOLLIE"3 SPIES (ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE, LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born Sep 1840 in Amity, Berks Co, Penn, and died Aft. Apr 1923 in Alhambra, Calif.?. She married LEVI R. MCFARREN Mar 26, 1861 in Huntington Co, Indiana5, son of MATHEW MCFARREN and SUSANNE. He was born Aug 1838 in Ohio, and died Bef. 1920 in Union, Huntington Co, Indiana?.

Notes for MARY ANN "MOLLIE" SPIES:

1910 census Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, Calif

Mary MacFarron, 69, m1, married 50 yrs, Pa, no occupation , Louis F., 30, son, bookkeeper, Indiana, Lizzie Hale, daughter, 40, m1, married 15 yrs, no children, James M. Hale, 45, son in law, dredger works, born Indiana

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Notes for LEVI R. MCFARREN:

1880 census in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana

living with Spies in-laws

Levi, 43, farming, Ohio, Mary, 40, Penn, George, 18, Indiana, Elizabeth, 10, Indiana, Lula, 7, female?, this should be Louis/Lewis, Indiana

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1900 census Huntington, Huntington, Indiana

James M. Hale, 5/1862, married 3 yrs, born Indiana, railroad engineer, Elizabeth 5/1868, had no children, born Indiana, Levy McFern, father in law, 8/1837, proprietor saw mill, born Ohio, married 40 yrs, Mary, mother in law, 9/1840, Penn, had 3 children, 3 living, Louis, brother in law, 3/1873, Indiana, bookkeeper

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Children of MARY SPIES and LEVI MCFARREN are:

5. i. GEORGE W.4 MCFARREN, b. Jun 1860, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Jul 27, 1935, Yellowstone Co, Montana?.

ii. ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" MCFARREN, b. May 1868, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Aft. 1930, Englewood, Los Angeles Co, Calif?; m. JAMES M. HALE, 18975; b. May 1862, Indiana; d. Bef. 1920, Los Angeles Co, Calif.?.

Notes for ELIZABETH "LIZZIE" MCFARREN:

1920 census Monterrey Park, Los Angeles Co, Calif.

Mary McFarren, 79, widow, Penn, Elizabeth Hale, daughter, 52, widow, born Indiana, Louis McFarren, 46, single, son, Indiana, no job

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1930 census Inglewood, Los Angeles, Calif

Louis McFarren, 57, Indiana, single, accountant for music store, Elizabeth Hale, widow, sister, 61

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iii. LOUIS MCFARREN, b. Mar 1873, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Aft. 1930, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co, Calif?.

 

3. LEWIS/LOUIS L.3 SPIES/SPEAS (ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE, LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born 1843 in Amity Twp, Berks Co, Penn, and died Jun 17, 1896 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana. He married NELLIE M. CHURCH Oct 08, 1868 in Huntington Co, Indiana5. She was born 1847 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana, and died Abt. 1916.

Notes for LEWIS/LOUIS L. SPIES/SPEAS:

1870 census Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana

living next to his parents Elias & Elizabeth Speas

Lewis 28, Pa, farmer, Nellie,18, Indiana, Jacob, 51, Penn, farmer

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1880 census Hoopeston, Vermilion, Illinois

Louis L. Spease, 35, farmer, born Pa, both parents born Pa, Nellie M., 31, born Indiana, both parents born Ohio,

John A., 9, son, Indiana

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Child of LEWIS/LOUIS SPIES/SPEAS and NELLIE CHURCH is:

6. i. JOHN R.4 SPIES, b. Apr 1871, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Aft. 1930, Gary, Lake Co, Indiana?.

 

4. ELLEN LOUISE3 SPIES (ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE, LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born Sep 06, 1852 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana, and died Apr 12, 1923 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana6. She married JACOB HARTMAN Oct 14, 1869 in Huntington Co, Indiana7, son of CHRISTOPHER HARTMAN and MARY KOCHER. He was born Feb 22, 1842 in Wurttemberg, Germany, and died Jan 16, 1919 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana8.

Notes for ELLEN LOUISE SPIES:

obit Saturday, April 14, 1923 "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

Mrs Ellen Louise Spies Hartman, seventy-two years old, died Saturday morning at 4:45 o'clock at her residence at 445 Henry Street. She had been ill since January of 1920 when she suffered a stroke of paralysis. She had been seriously ill since January of this year. Mrs Hartman was born Sept 6, 1850 in Reading, Pa. to Delas (should say Elias) and Elizabeth Spease. She came to Huntington with her parents when she was four years old. She married Jacob Hartman on Oct 14, 1869, and has lived in Huntington since that time. Mr Hartman died January 16, 1919.

Surviving children are Charles Hartman at home, Mrs Edward E. Hosteler of Los Angeles, Cal., Ida Hartman, Lee Hartman, and Kathryn Hartman at home, Mrs Fred Foster of Huntington and Mrs Herbert Bunce of Huntington. The only grandchild is Virginia Bunce. One sister, Mrs Mae McFarren of Alhambra, Cal, also survives. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the residence with the Rev. W.T. Angus in charge. Burial will be at Mt Hope Cemetery.

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More About ELLEN LOUISE SPIES:

Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

Notes for JACOB HARTMAN:

1880 census Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana

Jacob Hartman, 35, merchant tailor, Ellen 28, Charles, 9 , Mary 7, Ida 5, Ludwig 2, Hattie 10/12 - should be about 8/1879

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1900 census Huntington, Indiana

Jacob Hartman 58, tailor 2/1842, Ellen Hartman 48, 9/1851, Charles Hartman 29, 8/1870, tailor, Mary Hartman 27, 11/1872, teacher public school, Ida Hartman 25, 9/1874, Levie Hartman 22, 6/1877, express messenger, Hattie Hartman 20, 7/1879, Katharine Hartman 18, 1/1882, Clytia Hartman 11, 9/1888

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More About JACOB HARTMAN:

Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

 

Children of ELLEN SPIES and JACOB HARTMAN are:

i. CHARLES EDGAR4 HARTMAN9, b. Aug 07, 1870, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Dec 30, 1936, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana10.

Notes for CHARLES EDGAR HARTMAN:

obit Wednesday, Dec 30, 1936 "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

Charles Edgar Hartman, 66, in the tailoring business in the city for a number of years, died at his home, 445 Henry St, at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, following a month's illness. Mr Hartman was born Aug 7, 1870 to Jacob & Ellen Hartman, and attended the public school here. Later he entered a cutting and fitting school known as the John G. Mitchell School in New York City. At the age of 17 he returned to this city and was engaged with his father in the tailoring business for a number of years. Later he was in similar business with Ed Robinson and in 1912 assumed ownership of the store. He retired from active business about a month ago when he became ill.

Brothers and sisters are: Mrs E.E. Hichstetler, Los Angeles, Calif, Miss Ida Hartman, Lee Hartman, Mrs Fred Foster, Miss Catherine Hartman and Mrs Clytie Bunce, all of this city. A niece, Virginia Bunce also survives. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the residence, the Rev. D.R. Hutchinson, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Mt Hope cemetery.

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More About CHARLES EDGAR HARTMAN:

Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

ii. MARY E. HARTMAN, b. Nov 1872, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Mar 19, 1963, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana11; m. EDWARD EVERETT HOSTETLER, Jul 27, 1913, Los Angeles, Calif.; b. Apr 03, 1866, Miami Co, Indiana; d. Jul 27, 1949, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, California.

Notes for MARY E. HARTMAN:

obit Tuesday, March 19, 1963, "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

Mrs Mary E. Hartman Hostetler, 90, who formerly resided at 719 East Tipton St, died at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday in the Town and Country Nursing Home where she had been a patient since 1958. She had been ill seven years and was seriously ill one month. Mrs Hostetler was born Nov. 18, 1872, to Jacob and Helen Spease Hartman in Huntington. She was graduated from Huntington High School in 1894 and from Indiana University in 1898 with Cum Laude in Latin. She taught mathematics and Latin in high schools at Tipton, Peru, and Huntington, and later in Lincoln High School, Los Angeles, Calif., where she retired in 1937. She returned to this city in 1957.

She married Edward Hostetler July 27, 1913, in California, where he died July 27, 1949. Mrs Hostetler was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, a charter member of Pi Beta Phi at IU, and a member of the Shakespeare Club in this city. Surviving are two sisters, Miss Katherine Hartman and Mrs Clytie Bunce, with whom Mrs Hostetler lived prior to going to the nursing home, and a niece Mrs Earl (Virginia) Cass, Decatur. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Merck Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Wallace B. Rummel officiating. Burial will be in Mt Hope Cemetery.

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More About MARY E. HARTMAN:

Burial: Mt Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

iii. IDA L. HARTMAN, b. Sep 1874, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Aug 20, 1955, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana12.

      Notes for IDA L. HARTMAN:

      obit 8/21/1955, "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

      Miss Ida. L. Hartman, 80, retired telephone worker, died at 1 p.m. Saturday at her home, 719 East Tipton St, after an illness since July 2. Miss Hartman was born September 11, 1874, in this city to Jacob and Ellen Spease Hartman. She attended the Huntington public schools and was graduated from Huntington High School in 1890. She accepted employment with the United Telephone company in 1903 under the management of the late James Hessin. She continued in telephone work with the Indiana Bell Telephone company serving as operator, chief operator and as cashier in the business until her retirement in 1934. Miss Hartman was a member of the Telephone Pioneers Club and the First Presbyterian Church, this city.

      Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Mary E. Hostetler of Puente, Calif., Miss Katherine Hartman and Mrs Clytie Bunce, this city, a sister, Mrs Hattie Foster and two brothers, Charles and Lee, are dead. The body is at the Briggs Funeral Home where friends may call and where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Paul Rasche officiating. Burial will be in Mt Hope Cemetery.

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      More About IDA L. HARTMAN:

      Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

      iv. LEVI "LEE" R. HARTMAN, b. Jun 14, 1877, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Apr 04, 1938, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana13.

      Notes for LEVI "LEE" R. HARTMAN:

      obit Tuesday, April 5, 1938 "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

      Lee Hartman, 60, of 445 Henry Street, died at 4:15 p.m. Monday at the Huntington County Hospital where he had been under observation and treatment four weeks. He had been ailing six weeks. Born June 14, 1877, in Huntington, he was the son of Jacob and Ellen Hartman and was never married. He had been employed by the Orton Crane and Shovel company for 20 years and previous to his last illness was a foreman. He was always interested in bowling and was a member of the local bowling league.

      Surviving are five sisters, Mrs Mary Hosteller, of near Los Angeles, Calif., Miss Ida Hartman, Mrs Fred Foster, Mrs Clytie Bunce, and Miss Katherine Hartman, all of this city, and a niece, Miss Virginia Bunce. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. D.R. Hutchinson, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, will officiate and burial will be in Mt Hope Cemetery.

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      More About LEVI "LEE" R. HARTMAN:

      Burial: Mt Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

      v. HARRIET "HATTIE" BELLE HARTMAN, b. Jul 22, 1879, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Jun 04, 1955, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana14; m. JOHN "FREDERICK" FOSTER, Nov 12, 1912, Huntington Co, Indiana15; b. Jun 14, 1880, Huntington Co, Indiana16; d. May 15, 1950, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana.

      Notes for HARRIET "HATTIE" BELLE HARTMAN:

      obit Sunday, June 5, 1955, "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

      Mrs J. Fred (Hattie) Foster, 75, died at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the Huntington Co. Hospital where she was taken Thursday from her home, 801 Henry Street. She had been ill only a short time. Mrs Foster was born July 22, 1879 in Huntington to Jacob and Ellen Spease Hartman. She married Mr Foster Nov. 12, 1912. The husband died May 15, 1950.

      Surviving are four sisters, Mrs Mary Hostetler, Puente, Calif., and Miss Ida Hartman, Miss Katherine Hartman, and Mrs Clytie Bunce, all of this city, a niece, Mrs Earl Cass and a grand-nephew, James Cass. Two brothers, Charles Hartman and Lee Hartman, are dead. Mrs Foster was a member of the First Presbyterian church, the Garden club and the Huntington County Hospital Guild. She was employed a number of years ago at the Barker-Brown Shoe Company. Friends may call at the Briggs Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. D.R. Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in Mt Hope Cemetery.

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      More About HARRIET "HATTIE" BELLE HARTMAN:

      Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

      More About JOHN "FREDERICK" FOSTER:

      Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

      vi. KATHERINE I. HARTMAN, b. Jan 22, 1882, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Feb 28, 1966, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana17.

      Notes for KATHERINE I. HARTMAN:

      Katherine never married

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      obit Tuesday, March 1, 1966, "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

      Former Employee at the Huntington Library for 54 years before her retirement in June 1963, Miss Katherine I. Hartman, 84, died at 7:40 p.m. Monday in the Decatur Hospital, where she had been a patient since last Friday. Miss Hartman had made her home with her niece, Mrs Earl Cass, Decatur, following her retirement until last summer when she entered the Cooper nursing Home at Decatur where she became seriously ill and was removed to the hospital. A native of Huntington, Miss Hartman was born January 22, 1882, to Jacob and Ellen Spease Hartman.

      Surviving are a sister, Mrs Clytie Bunce and the niece, Mrs Earl (Virginia) Cass, both of Decatur. Three sisters, Mrs Mary Hosteler, Miss Edna Hartman, and Mrs Hattie Foster are dead. Miss Hartman was a member of the First Presbyterian Church here. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Merck Funeral Home where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Wallace B. Rummel officiating. Burial will be in Mt Hope Cemetery.

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      More About KATHERINE I. HARTMAN:

      Burial: Mt Hope I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

      7. vii. CLYTIE LOUISE HARTMAN, b. Sep 12, 1888, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. May 31, 1967, Vanwert, Vanwert Co, Ohio.

       

Generation No. 3

 

5. GEORGE W.4 MCFARREN (MARY ANN "MOLLIE"3 SPIES, ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE, LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born Jun 1860 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana, and died Jul 27, 1935 in Yellowstone Co, Montana?18. He married (1) MARY E. HEFFNER Oct 20, 1883 in Wells Co, Indiana19, daughter of PETER HEFFNER and SARAH HAWKINS. She was born Mar 1867 in Wayne, Huntington Co, Indiana, and died Bef. 1910. He married (2) GERTRUDE M. 1906 in Huntington Co, Indiana. She was born 1884 in Indiana, and died Bef. 1930 in Yellowstone Co, Montana?.

Notes for GEORGE W. MCFARREN:

1900 census Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana

George Mcfarren, 6/1860, married 17 yrs, born Indiana, father born Ohio, mother born Penn, day labor

Mary E. 3/1867, had 4 children, 0 living, born Indiana

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1910 census School Dist 2, Yellowstone, Montana

George Mcfarlin, 49, m2, born Indiana, father born Ohio, mother born Indiana, machinist power plant, Gertrude, 26, m1, married 4 yrs, had 1 child, Indiana, Carl L. 2, Montana

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1920 census School District 2, Yellowstone, Montana

George W. Mcfenen, 58, Indiana, electric operator hydro power plant, Gertrude M. 36, Indiana, Carl L, 11 Montana, George 8, Montana

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Children of GEORGE MCFARREN and GERTRUDE M. are:

i. CARL LEWIS5 MCFARREN, b. Feb 01, 1908, Yellowstone, Montana; d. Oct 14, 1982, Portland, Multmomah Co, Oregon20.

Notes for CARL LEWIS MCFARREN:

Oregon Death Index, 1903-98

Name: McFarren, Carl Lew

County: Multnomah

Death Date: 14 Oct 1982

Certificate: 82-17271

Age: 74

Birth Date: 1 Feb 1908

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"Helena Independent" Helena, Montana 12/13/1929

the jist of the article says:

Carl McFarren was out on parole when he issued bad checks - he was sentenced on 9/21/1927 to Billings, Montana to serve 5 more years.

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Carl Lewis McFarren

Birth: Mar. 26, 1914

Death: Sep. 17, 1984

Burial:

Gardens of Memory

Huntington

Huntington County

Indiana, USA

Plot: Garden of Peace

this info differs drastically from the SSDI record above

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ii. GEORGE W. MCFARREN, JR., b. Feb 24, 1911, Yellowstone Co, Montana; d. Nov 16, 1997, Billings, Yellowstone Co, Montana21.

 

6. JOHN R.4 SPIES (LEWIS/LOUIS L.3 SPIES/SPEAS, ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE, LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born Apr 1871 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana, and died Aft. 1930 in Gary, Lake Co, Indiana?. He married (1) NANCY L. STOOPS Apr 18, 1893 in Wabash Co, Indiana22, daughter of JOHN STOOPS and SARAH WILSON. She was born 1874 in Indiana, and died Bef. 1900. He married (2) NEOMA COX23 1901. She was born May 26, 1865 in Knox Co, Indiana, and died Aft. 1930 in Lake Co, Indiana?.

Notes for JOHN R. SPIES:

1900 census Pleasant, Wabash, Indiana

John Stoops, 12/1840, Indiana, Sarah J. 7/1844, Cameron 3/1862, divorced, son, Levi, 4/1877, single, son, John R. Spease, son in law, 4/1871, laborer, Indiana, father born Pa, mother born Indiana, looks like Dolpha, but is Adolphas, grandson, 7/1894, Delilah, grand daughter, 1/1898

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1910 census Gary Ward 2, Lake, Indiana

J R Spease 59, married 9 yrs, Neoma Spease 45, married 9 yrs, L A Spease 16, son, J R Spease Jr 8, son

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1930 census Gary, Lake Co, Indiana

John Spease, 56, age of 1st marriage 18, Neoma, 64, age at 1st marriage 14

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Children of JOHN SPIES and NANCY STOOPS are:

i. LOUIS ADOLPHAS5 SPEASE24, b. Jul 08, 1894, Laketon, Wabash Co, Indiana; d. May 31, 1978, Placer Co, California25; m. LILLIE BEATRICE COUCHMAN, Jun 01, 1938; b. Apr 18, 1916, Rutledge, Scotland Co, Missouri.

Notes for LOUIS ADOLPHAS SPEASE:

died 5/10/1978 Sacramento, Calif?

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ii. DELILAH SPEASE, b. Jan 1898, Wabash Co, Indiana.

Notes for DELILAH SPEASE:

living with her grandmother Sarah J. Stoops in 1900 and 1910 census - apparently her father did not raise her after her mother died.

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Child of JOHN SPIES and NEOMA COX is:

iii. JOHN R.5 SPIES, JR., b. 1902, Illinois; d. Oct 28, 1920, Perry Twp, Boone Co, Indiana26.

Notes for JOHN R. SPIES, JR.:

Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920

Name: John R., Jr. Spease

Date: 28 Oct 1920

Location: Perry Township

Age: 21 yr

Gender: Male

Race: White

Source Location: City Health Office Bloomington

Source Notes: The source of this record is the book CH-30 on page 682 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.

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7. CLYTIE LOUISE4 HARTMAN (ELLEN LOUISE3 SPIES, ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE, LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born Sep 12, 1888 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana, and died May 31, 1967 in Vanwert, Vanwert Co, Ohio27. She married HERBERT T. BUNCE 1915 in Huntington Co, Indiana. He was born Jun 06, 1891 in Addyston, Hamilton Co, Ohio28, and died Bef. 1967.

Notes for CLYTIE LOUISE HARTMAN:

obit Thursday, June 1, 1967, "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

Native and resident of Huntington most of her life, Mrs Clytie Louise Hartman Bunce, 78, who had resided with her daughter, Mrs Earl Cass of Decatur since April 1965, died at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Castle Convalescent Home, VanWert, Ohio, where she had resided since Nov, 1965. She had been ill the last two years. Mrs Bunce, the last of a family of seven children, was born Sept 12, 1888, to Jacob and Ellen Spease Hartman, whose family homestead was on Henry St. She was a saleslady for many years at the Sowerwine Dept, Store and the Metzer Ladies Shop and was last employed in the office of the Community Nurse in the City Building. She retired about six years ago.

Surviving are the daughter, Mrs Earl (Virginia) Cass, and a grandson, James Cass, both of Decatur. Brothers and sisters were Mary E. Hostetler, Ida L. Hartman, Hattie Foster, Katherine I. Hartman, Charles and Lee Hartman. Mrs Bunce was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Decatur, and the Order of Eastern Star here. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Mercx Funeral Home where twilight services by members of the Order of Eastern Star will be at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Rev. Wallace B. Rummel, this city, and Rev. Albert Smith, Decatur, officiating. Burial will be in Mt Hope Cemetery.

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More About CLYTIE LOUISE HARTMAN:

Burial: Mt Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Indiana

Notes for HERBERT T. BUNCE:

1920 census

Home in 1920: Huntington Ward 3, Huntington, Indiana

Herbert T Bunce 28, Ohio

Clytie L Bunce 30, Ind

Virginia Bunce 4 1/12, Ind

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1930 census Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana

Herbert T., 38, age at 1st marriage 23, Ohio, foreman machinist (this is Herbert's 2nd marriage)

Ethel G., 30, wife, Indiana, age at 1st marriage 17

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Child of CLYTIE HARTMAN and HERBERT BUNCE is:

8. i. VIRGINIA5 BUNCE, b. Nov 22, 1915, Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana; d. Nov 25, 1999, Decatur, Adams Co, Indiana.

 

Generation No. 4

 

8. VIRGINIA5 BUNCE (CLYTIE LOUISE4 HARTMAN, ELLEN LOUISE3 SPIES, ELIAS R.2 SPIES/SPEASE, LUDWIG1 SPIES) was born Nov 22, 1915 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana29, and died Nov 25, 1999 in Decatur, Adams Co, Indiana30. She married EARL L. CASS, JR. Abt. 1938 in Indiana, son of EARL CASS and CATHERINE. He was born Mar 30, 1917 in South Divide, Kimball Co, Nebraska, and died Jan 29, 1990 in Decatur, Adams Co, Indiana.

Notes for VIRGINIA BUNCE:

obit Friday, Nov 26, 1999 "Herald-Press", Huntington, Indiana

Virginia Bunce Cass, 84, of Decatur died at 12:50 a.m. Thursday, (Nov 25, 1999) at the Adams County Memorial Hospital in Decatur. Mrs Cass was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Delta Gamma Sorority, Psi Iota Xi and former member of the Eastern Star. She was born Nov 22, 1915, in Huntington to Herbert T. Bunce and Clytie L. Hartman Bunce. She married Earl L. Cass, who died in 1990.

Survivors include a son, James R. Cass of Decatur, and two grandchildren. Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday and noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur. Service is at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Rev. Tom Steensam officiating. Burial will be at the Decatur Cemetery.

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More About VIRGINIA BUNCE:

Burial: Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Adams Co, Indiana

 

Child of VIRGINIA BUNCE and EARL CASS is:

i. JAMES R.6 CASS, b. Abt. 1940, Decatur, Adams Co, Indiana; d. Aft. 1999; m. TAMARA S..

Notes for JAMES R. CASS:

U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002

Name: James R Cass

Address: 604 Limberlost Trl

City: Decatur

State: Indiana

Zip Code: 46733-1714

Phone Number: 260-728-2073

Residence Years: 2002

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Endnotes

1. obit Sept 9, 1887, "Huntington Herald", Huntington, Indiana

2. Marriage notice: "Adler" newspaper, Reading, Penn - 6/2/1840 Elias Spies of Upper Bern and Elizabeth Yoerge, married by Rev. R.T. Herman.

3. St Michael's Church records - baptisimals Samuel Jorger & wife Elizabeth, child: Elizabeth b. 6-29-1818 bap: 9-6-1818, sponsors: Johannes Stahl & wife Polly.

4. obit Sept 8, 1888, "Daily Democrat", Huntington, Indiana

5. "Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941"

6. obit April 14, 1923, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

7. "Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941" Ellen Spees & Jacob Hartman, married 14 Oct 1869, Huntington Co, Indiana.

8. "Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920"

9. 1880 census Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana

10. obit Dec 30, 1936, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

11. obt March 19, 1963, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

12. obit Aug 21, 1955, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

13. obit April 5, 1938 "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

14. obit June 5, 1955, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

15. "Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941"

16. WWI draft card registration

17. obit March 1, 1966, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

18. "Montana Death Index, 1907-2002"

19. "Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941"

20. Oregon Death Index, 1903-98

21. SSDI records ancestry.com

22. "Marriage Records Wabash Co, Indiana 1882-1899"

23. 1880 census Washington, Knox Co, Indiana

24. Info for this line provided b y Dave - email as of Oct 2007 - leztur@hotmail.com

25. SSDI records ancestry.com

26. "Indiana Deaths 1882-1920"

27. obit June 1, 1967, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

28. WWI draft registration card

29. "Indiana Births, 1880-1920"

30. obit Nov 26, 1999, "Herald Press", Huntington, Indiana

Courtesy of Judy Morgan