Johnson County, Indiana
Biographical Sketches

Transcribed from

Banta, D.D. History of Johnson County, Indiana.
Chicago, IL: Brant & Fuller, 1888

Branigin, Elba L. History of Johnson County, Indiana.
Indianapolis, IN: B. F. Bowen & Co., Inc., 1913

and other sources.

All the biographical sketches from Banta's book are online as of 2008.
Those from Branigin's book are in the process of being added.


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A
Name - Township
Adams, Lysander - Franklin
Adams, Milford D. - Needham
Adcock, William - Greenwood
Aikens, W. W. - Franklin
Alexander, James M. - Franklin
Alexander, Robert A. - Franklin
Alexander, Samuel V. - Pleasant
Alexander, Thomas H. - Needham
Applegate, William L. - Blue River
Aten, Abram - Franklin

B
Name - Township
Bailey, Charles E. - WhiteRiver
Bailey, Henry C. - BlueRiver
Baker, Adaline - WhiteRiver
Ballard, John - Clark
Banta, David D. - Franklin
Banta, George C. - Franklin
Banta, James H. - Clark
Banta, John E. - Franklin
Banta, Peter J. - Franklin
Banta, Samuel - Franklin
Barlow, Hernan - Clark
Barlow, John - Clark
Barnett, Ambrose - Nineveh
Barnett, Benjamin F. - Nineveh
Barnett, Henry C. - Franklin
Barnett, William H. - Franklin
Bay, Charles - Blue River
Beard, Jesse M. - Clark
Beard, John J. - Clark
Beatty, J. J. - Greenwood
Beebe, James - Pleasant
Bergen, Abraham - Franklin
Billingsly, Samuel - Clark
Bishop, George - Blue River
Bohall, Everett R. - Franklin
Boone, Amazon - Pleasant
Boone, Charles J. - Pleasant
Botsford, George - Nineveh
Bowden, Isaac W. - Pleasant
Branigin, Elba L. - Franklin
Branigin, Thomas - Franklin
Branigin, W. D. - Franklin
Breeding, Alexander - Blue River
Brewer, Abram - Pleasant
Brewer, Benjamin - Franklin
Brewer, Daniel A. - Pleasant
Brewer, Edgar D. - Pleasant
Brewer, Edward Gill - Pleasant
Brewer, Harvey - Pleasant
Brewer, John D. - Pleasant
Brewer, Samuel E. - Pleasant 1888
Brewer, Samuel E. - Pleasant 1913
Brickert, John R. - White River
Bridges, Harry - Franklin
Bridges, George Thomas - Franklin
Bridges, James J. - Franklin
Bridges, Scott L. - Nineveh
Bridges, William A. - Hensley
Bridges, William A., Sr. - Franklin
Britton, Daniel - Nineveh
Brockman, John - Blue River
Brockman, W. T. - Blue River
Brooks, William A. - Pleasant
Brown, Ben P. - Franklin
Brown, I. Newt [I. Newton] - Franklin
Brown, James F. - Franklin
Brown, Mary M. - Pleasant
Brown, Shadrack C. - Franklin
Brown, Stephen - Franklin
Brunnemer, Albert T. - Pleasant
Brunnemer, Anthony - Pleasant
Brunnemer, George L. - Pleasant
Brunnemer, William Daily - Pleasant
Brunnemer, William J. - Pleasant
Burget, Aaron V. - Hensley
Burkhart, Andrew J. - Nineveh
Burton, Prettyman M. - Nineveh
Byers, Arch W. [Archibald] - Franklin
Byers, Henry S. Jr. - Franklin
Byers, Henry S. Sr. - Franklin
Byers, Robert M. - Franklin

C
Name - Township
Calvin, John W.. - Nineveh 1888
Calvin John W. - Nineveh 1913
Carnes, Mrs. Eliza Polk - Pleasant
Carnes, Zachariah - Pleasant
Carpenter, W. A. - Franklin
Carson, John L. - Pleasant
Carson, William M. - Pleasant
Chenowith, Ephraim B., M.D. - Nineveh
Clancy, C. L. - Blue River
Clark, John - Franklin
Clark, Joseph - Hensley
Clary, J.J. - White River
Clemmer, George W. - Franklin
Clore, John - White River
Cobb, Green Berry - Nineveh
Coffelt, Jacob - Blue River
Coffelt, Thomas R. - Blue River
Coleman, F. M. - Hensley
Coleman, Warren - Hensley
Collier, Isaac D. - Blue River
Collier, John A. - Blue River
Collins, James - White River
Colton, Albert B. - Franklin
Coons, W. H. - Needham
Cooper, Daniel W. - Hensley
Core, James C. - Hensley
Covert, James Gilbert - Franklin
Covert, Ephraim Lynn - Pleasant
Covert, G. W. - Franklin
Covert, Joseph V. - Franklin
Covert, William V. - Union
Crawford, John F. - Pleasant
Crawford, Robert - Pleasant
Cutsinger, Edmonson - Franklin
Cutsinger, George - Blue River
Cutsinger, John M. - Blue River
Cutsinger, Martin - Blue River
Cutsinger, Samuel - Blue River

D
Name - Township
Dailey, Thomas H. - Blue River
Dake, Daniel - Clark
Davis, Cassius W. - Blue River
Davis, Charles H. - White River
Davis, James J. - Pleasant
DeCoursey, Miles - Blue River
Deitch, Samuel - Franklin
Demaree, Jesse Y. - Union
Demaree, William W. - Pleasant
Deming, D. L. - Blue River
DeMott, William C. - White River
Denny, Thomas - White River
Deupree, Abraham - Blue River
Deupree, John E. - Blue River
Deupree, William E. - Franklin
Dickson, Francis - Pleasant
Ditmars, Cornelius L. - Franklin
Ditmars, Edward - Pleasant
Ditmars, John T., 1888 - Franklin
Ditmars, John T., 1913 - Franklin
Ditmars, John Wesley - Franklin
Ditmars, William - Franklin
Dobbins, Robert B. - Pleasant
Dobyns, Kennerly P. - Pleasant
Dolen, Levi B. - White River
Dorrell, Joseph - Pleasant
Dorrell, William - White River
Dorsey, James H. - Blue River
Dougherty, Adam S. - Clark
Draper, Benjamin - Pleasant
Draper, Oliver H. - Clark
Draper, Thomas J. - White River
Dresslar, George A. - White River
Drybread, Joseph M. - Nineveh
Dungan, William H. - Clark
Dunlap, Adam - Clark
Dunlap, H.N. - Franklin
Dunlap, William L. - Franklin
Dunlavy, Francis - Clark
Dunn, John H. - White River

E
Name - Township
Eccles, Garrard D. - Pleasant
Eccles, S. B. - Franklin
Ensley, Martin V. - Blue River

F
Name - Township
Featherngill, David Franklin - Franklin
Featherngill, John H. - Franklin
Fee, J. D. - Blue River
Fendley, James A. - White River
Fisher, Ira C. - Needham
Fisher, Toliver - Clark
Fisher, W. H. Jr. - Franklin
Fitz Gibbon, David - Franklin
Fitzpatrick, Robert S. - Clark
Fitzpatrick, W. Elmore - Pleasant
Forelander, Thomas B. - Blue River
Forsyth, James - Hensley
Forsyth, Thomas - Union
Foster, David N. - Pleasant
Foster, James A. - Hensley
Foster, William - Hensley
Francis, Thomas O. - Clark
Frost, J. P. - Blue River
Fullen, Shelby - White River
Furnas, Orlando - Blue River

G
Name - Township
Garrett, O. W. - Hensley
George, J. D. - Franklin
Graham, Thomas W. - Franklin
Graves, Lamson B. - Nineveh
Gregg, Ira T. - White River
Gregg, Samuel - Pleasant
Griffith, Charles - Blue River
Griffith, Granville R. - Clark
Griffith, William - Clark
Groseclose, Levi - White River
Grubbs, James T. - Clark

H
Name - Township
Halfaker, Philip C. - Franklin
Hall, W. C. - Franklin
Hamilton, Robert P. - Needham
Hamilton, William H. - Union
Hamner, John - Blue River
Hamner, Samuel - Blue River
Handley, Josiah H. - Franklin
Harbert, Ebenezer - Clark
Hardin, Abner - Nineveh
Hardin, Franklin - White River
Hardin, John - White River
Hardy, E. M. - Blue River
Harris, Samuel - Franklin
Hayes, Samuel - Blue River
Haymaker, Eli P. - Franklin
Hazelett, Jacob - Franklin
Helm, Daniel J. - Union
Henderson, Harvey D. - Franklin
Henderson, J. L. - White River
Herod, Strather - Franklin
Hibbs, Oliver P. - Nineveh
Hicks, A. G. - Franklin
Hogeland, John - Hensley
Holeman, I. J. - Hensley
Holtz, William - Nineveh
Hood, J. W. - Blue River
Howard, James M. - Pleasant
Huffman, Pleasant - Franklin
Hughes, Joseph - Nineveh
Hunt, Robert P. - Franklin
Hunt, Tunstall - Nineveh
Huston, George - Clark

I
J
Name - Township
Jackson, William - Franklin
Jacobs, Milburn - Nineveh
Jennings, William B. - Franklin
Jennings, William H. - Franklin
Johnson, Gideon - Pleasant
Johnson, Grafton - Pleasant
Johnson, Joseph - Blue River
Jones, J. T. - Franklin
Jones, John L. - Franklin
Jones, William C. - Franklin
Jordan, Joshua P. - Franklin
Justus, David - Pleasant
Justus, Marquis L. - Pleasant
Justus, Sylvester - Pleasant

K
Name - Township
Kelly, James H. - Pleasant
Kelly, Thomas J. - Franklin
Kennedy, Benjamin F. - Hensley
Kephart, John S. - Hensley
Kerlin, George - Union
Kerlin, Hiram - Union
Kerlin, James - Franklin
Kinnick, Jabus - Clark
Knobe, L. W. - Franklin

L
Name - Township
Lagrange, A. B. - Franklin
Lagrange, Daniel C. - Franklin
Lagrange, W. H. - Franklin
Landis, J. W. - Blue River
Lane, John A. - Franklin
Law, J. H. - Blue River
Law, William - Pleasant
Lee, James - Franklin
Lee, Richard M. - Franklin
Lesley, Isaac - Blue River
List, Albert - Franklin
List, Tunis Calvin - Franklin
Loughery, A. J. - Blue River
Lowe, Lawrence - Clark
Luyster, H. H. - Franklin
Luyster, James Blair - Pleasant
Lyons, H. S. - White River
Lyons, J. M. - White River

M
Name - Township
Mahley, Jacob - Blue River
Maley, Henry - Blue River
Maris, Nathaniel N. - Nineveh
Marlin, John D. - Clark
Martin, J. O. - Franklin
Mathes, William J. - Franklin
Mayfield, G. E. - Blue River
McCaslin, Allen - Franklin
McCaslin, Everett M. - Franklin
McCaslin, John - Franklin
McCaslin, John A. - Franklin
McCaslin, John H. - Franklin
McCaslin, William - Franklin
McCaslin, William Edgar - Franklin
McCaslin, Wosson - Franklin
McCauley, Robert - Franklin
McClain, James - Clark
McClain, William H. - Pleasant
McClellan, George W. - Pleasant
McClellan, Samuel J. - Franklin
McConnell, James R. - Clark
McCoy, W. H. - Franklin
McDonald, D. - Blue River
McLaughlin, A. W. - Franklin
McLaughlin, W. H. - Franklin
McMillen, E. M. - Franklin
McNaughton, W. A. - Franklin
McNutt, John - Clark
McNutt, John C. M. - Franklin
McQuinn, Jeptha - Nineveh
McQuinn, Thomas William - Nineveh
McQuinn, William Nathan - Nineveh
Miller, Abraham - Pleasant
Miller, D. H. - Franklin
Miller, John - White River
Mitchell, Benjamin W. - Nineveh
Moore, Joseph J. - Hensley
Morris, Richard A. - Clark
Mullendore, Daniel W. - Nineveh
Mullendore, Joseph H. - Franklin
Mullendore, Lewis - Nineveh
Musselman, G. W. - Hensley
Musselman, James K. P. - Hensley
Mutz, Adam - Blue River
Mutz, G. A. - Blue River
Myers, Charles H. - Pleasant
Myers, George S. - Clark

N
Name - Township
Neal, William M. - Franklin
Noble, John C. - Pleasant
Noble, Noah E. - Pleasant
Noble, Samuel C. - Pleasant
Noble, Thomas B. - Pleasant

O
Name - Township
Ogle, Albert - Franklin
Overstreet, John T. - Clark
Owen, D. A. - Franklin
Owen, William B. - Blue River
Owens, James - Needham
Oyler, Samuel P. - Franklin

P
Name - Township
Paddock, Daniel - White River
Paddock, Thomas - White River
Paddock, Milton - White River
Paine, Luther - Blue River
Parkhurst, John M. - Needham
Parkhurst, Robert C. - Nineveh
Parmer, James - Clark
Paskins, J. P. - Hensley
Paskins, John - Hensley
Patterson, Charles F. - Pleasant
Patterson, D. B. - Franklin
Patterson, John R. - Clark
Patterson, Thomas - Clark
Patterson, William H. - Clark
Payne, J. B. - Franklin
Payne, Philander W. - Franklin
Peek, Grafton - Pleasant
Pegg, Charles E. - Pleasant
Peggs, John W. - Union
Peggs, Joseph - Pleasant
Pendleton, Achilles V. - Nineveh
Perry, T. C. M. - Franklin
Pierce, Joel C. - Blue River
Pittman, N. M. - Franklin
Polk, George W. - Pleasant
Polk, James M. - Pleasant
Polk, James T. - Pleasant
Porter, Francis K. - Hensley
Porter, Hiram - Hensley
Powell, Jackson - Franklin
Powell, John - Franklin
Prewitt, Albert G. - Pleasant
Prewitt, Joseph W. - Pleasant
Pritchard, David A. - Nineveh
Pritchard, Loven G. - Franklin
Proffitt, Francis M. - Nineveh
Province, W. M. - Union
Pruitt, Jackson - Blue River
Pruitt, Jacob - Blue River
Pruitt, John J. - Blue River
Pruitt, Pleasant Sr. - Blue River
Pursell, Sarah - Pleasant

Q
R
Name - Township
Ragsdale, J. T. - Hensley
Ream, Jefferson B. - Hensley
Records, Frank S. - Franklin
Reidenbach, Peter B. - Nineveh
Reynolds, Berrien - White River
Rhoades, Isaac Henry - White River
Rhodes, P. S. - Blue River
Riggs, Ranson - Nineveh
Riggs, Riley - Franklin
Roberts, John G. - Hensley
Robison, Thomas M. - Clark
Roth, M. A. - Blue River
Rouse, William - Clark
Rubush, John B. - Blue River
Runkle, G. B. - Blue River
Runkle, William - Needham
Runshe, Levi - Nineveh
Rush, William P. - Blue River
Russell, John W. - White River

S
Name - Township
Sanders, George W. - Pleasant
Schmith, Joseph A. - Franklin
Scholler, H. W. - Blue River
Scott, James - White River
Scott, William H. - Pleasant
Sedam, Alexander - White River
Sedam, Joseph - White River
Sedam, Mathew - White River
Sefton, Preserve O. - Pleasant
Sellars, Reuben - White River
Sells, Martin - White River
Sells, Samuel - White River
Sharp, James R. - Blue River
Sharp, Julius C. - Blue River
Sheek, George L. - Pleasant
Sheek, Isaac D. - Pleasant
Sheek, Levin W. - Pleasant
Sheek, William H. - Pleasant
Short, Luther - Franklin, 1888
Short, Luther - Franklin, 1913
Shufflebarger, James Millden - White River
Shutters, David H. - Pleasant
Shutters, John T. - Pleasant
Sibert, W. F. - Franklin
Sims, J. L. - Blue River
Sims, N. N. - Blue River
Slack, John - Hensley
Smith, Isaac F. - Pleasant
Smith, Jeremiah W. - Pleasant
Smith, John W. - Clark
Smith, Joseph C. - Franklin
Smith, Louisa E. - Pleasant
Smith, Tobias - White River
Snow, Charles W. - Blue River
Spencer, Omar - Clark
Springer, John C. - Clark
Springer, W. O. - Greenwood
Stockton, Aaron - Hensley
Stone, Elijah - White River
Storey, J. M. - Franklin
Stott, W. T. - Franklin
Stuart, George C. - Franklin

T
Name - Township
Terhune, James - Franklin
Terman, James W. - Clark
Thompson, Alfred C. - Blue River
Thompson, Isaac M. - Franklin
Thompson, James - Blue River
Thompson, James E. - Blue River
Thompson, James I. - Blue River
Thompson, John A. - Blue River
Thompson, R. S. - Franklin
Thompson, William C. - Franklin
Throckmorton, Joseph H. - White River
Tilson, Stephen W. - Clark
Tindle, J. M. - Blue River
Tinkle, Isaac T. - Pleasant
Toner, J. L. - Blue River
Townsend, Harvey - Franklin
Townsend, J. P. - Blue River
Tracy, Louis F. - Pleasant
Tracy, Matthew J. - Pleasant
Tresslar, Jacob - White River
Trout, David - Pleasant
Trout, Deliliah - Pleasant
Tucker, G. W. - Blue River

U
V
Valentine, J. C. - Blue River
Valentine, J. C. Jr. - Blue River
Van Dorn, T. D. - Blue River
Van Dyke, Dominicus - Pleasant
Vanarsdall, Cornelius A. B. - Pleasant
Vanarsdall, William D. - Pleasant
Vandivier, Alfred - Nineveh
Vandivier, James H. - Union
Vandivier, Jefferson - Union
VanNuys, Cornelius D. - Franklin
VanNuys, Isaac N. - Franklin
VanNuys, John Henry - Franklin
VanNuys, Watson M - Franklin
Voorhies, Abram A. - Franklin
Vorhies, Andrew W. - Pleasant
Vories, Hervey - Hensley
Vories, Hervey D. - Franklin
Voris, Harrison R. - Franklin
Voris, William H. - Pleasant
Voris, William Roscoe - Franklin

W
Name - Township
Waggener, Robert - Franklin
Waldren, D. D. - Franklin
Walker, Elmer E. - Franklin
Walker, M. - Franklin
Wallace, Thomas R. - Nineveh
Walsh, John - Blue River
Watts, Israel J. - Blue River
Webb, James F. - Clark
Webb, John S. - Franklin
Wells, John - Blue River
West, John - Pleasant
Wheatcraft, Harvey H. - Pleasant
Wheatcraft, Malachi - Pleasant
Wheatcraft, William C. - Pleasant
Wheatley, Ezekiel - Blue River
White, Sarah A. - Clark
White, Thomas - Franklin
Whitenack, David S. - Pleasant
Whitenack, George M. - Pleasant
Whitenack, Peter - Pleasant
Whitesides, Nort - Franklin
Whitesides, S. S. - Franklin
Wiley, James F. - Pleasant
Wilkes, Gardiner - White River
Williams, Andrew J. - Clark
Williams, George - Blue River
Williams, Henry - Clark
Williams, William J. - Franklin
Wilson, Daultin - Pleasant
Wilson, James D. - Pleasant
Winchester, John M. - Franklin
Winterberg, A. W. - Blue River
Wishard, Joseph M. - Pleasant
Wishard, Robert C. - Pleasant
Woodruff, Jeremiah M. - Nineveh
Woods, Alfred C. - Pleasant
Woolfington, John H. - Hensley
Woollen, Thomas W. - Franklin
Work, James - Nineveh
Worsham, Grafton M. - White River
Worsham, John J. - White River
Wright, Harrison - Franklin
Wyrick, E. W. - Franklin

XYZ
Name - Township
Yager, John T. - Needham
Yoke, James S. - Clark
Yoke, Jonathan W. - Clark
Yount, Jonathan - Hensley
Zaring, John S. - White River
Zufall, Ernest N. - Union

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