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Roswell Derby & 
Mary Ann Whitcomb (Derby)

Tribute to Roswell
by his first grandchild, Ruth Hart Hively
The Roswell DERBY Family
 Darwin - Joel - Frank- 
Roswell Jr. - Mariel
Roswell -  wife Mary - Hiram
60th Wedding Anniversary in 
1909 in Wakeman, Ohio
"Friends of my Heart, Adieu"
A poem written by Roswell Derby Sr.
"FATHER AND MOTHER"
A poem by Roswell Derby Jr.
Frank Derby Family
Mariel - Clara - Lillie
Frank - Mabel - Earl - Margaret
Frank Derby &
Margaret Ann McDole (Derby)
Frank is the son of Roswell Derby
and Mary Whitcomb 
MARGARET AND FRANK DERBY FAMILY....
as written by Lillie Derby McLain
Mabel Alene Derby
born August 30, 1896 
died September 12, 1977
Lillie  S. Derby
born 1887- died 1974
 She married Vern Frank Buyer 
May 12, 1917 in Fulton Co. OH
POEMS BY LILLIE DERBY

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LILLIE DERBY
Ray Waldo Derby
Mariel Derby (Lozier)
born 1906, former Mayor of 
Swanton, Ohio
born May 30,  1881
died July 09, 1927
Earl Harvey Derby & wife 
Marie Zug (Derby).  Earl is the son of Margaret and Frank Derby
Clara Derby (Sturtevant)
and
Elwood Sturtevant
 born 1899
 born 1883
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Descendants of James Darby

Generation No. 1

1. James1 Darby He married Mary ???

Child of James Darby and Mary ??? is: 

+ 2 i. David Sr.2 Derby

Generation No. 2

2.David Sr.2 Derby (James1 Darby) He married Susan Dutcher, daughter of Cornelius Dutcher and Mary Buck. 

Child of David Derby and Susan Dutcher is:

+ 3 i. Roswell3 Derby, born August 16, 1823 in Cherry Valley, Otsego Co. NY; died October 31, 1915 in Wakeman, OH. 

Generation No. 3

3.Roswell3 Derby (David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born August 16, 1823 in Cherry Valley, Otsego Co. NY, and died October 31, 1915 in Wakeman, OH. He married Mary Ann Whitcomb June 27, 1849 in East Townsend Huron Co., OH, daughter of Hiram Whitcomb and Hannah Butler. She was born December 17, 1829 in Frankfort, Herkimer Co. NY, and died January 29, 1916 in Wakeman, OH.

Notes for Roswell Derby:
Burial: Wakeman, OH Cemetery
Grave Photo

Notes for Mary Ann Whitcomb:
She was a strong believer in herbal medicines. Beham for fever, horehound for
colds, skunk cabbage for whooping cough, curly dock for the blood, boneset
and culver root for a bitter tea and grease. Both Mary Ann and Roswell lived past 90 years.
 

Children of Roswell Derby and Mary Whitcomb are:

+ 4 i. Hiram Walter Derby, born April 30, 1850 in Townsend Twp. Huron Co., OH; died March 11, 1941 in Lima, OH. 

+ 5 ii. Mariel R. Derby, born April 29, 1851 in Fulton Co. OH; died February 24, 1939 in Elkhart IN.

+ 6 iii. Roswell Jr. Derby, born February 04, 1854 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH; died October 27, 1927 in Huron, Erie Co. OH. 

+ 7 iv. Frank Derby, born September 12, 1857 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH; died November 17, 1953 in Swanton OH. 

+ 8 v. Joel Elton Derby, born November 07, 1864 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH; died May 28, 1957 in Norwalk, OH. 

+ 9 vi. Darwin Andrus Derby, born April 15, 1867 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH; died August 06, 1938 in Birmingham, OH. 

Generation No. 4

4. Hiram Walter4 Derby (Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born April 30, 1850 in Townsend Twp. Huron Co., OH, and died March 11, 1941 in Lima, OH. He married (1) Fidelia Jeanette ElwoodMarch 02, 1872 in Norwalk, OH, daughter of Walter Elwood and Emily Munson. She was born October 21, 1838 in Geneseo, Livingston Co. NY, and died November 23, 1910 in Cincinnati, OH. He married (2) Sarah Nichols November 05, 1915 in Toledo, OH, daughter of Robert Nichols and Sarah Stewart. She was born March 13, 1873 in Ottawa Co, OH, and died August 05, 1921 in Toledo, OH. He married (3) Emma Belle Raymond August 27, 1927 in Covington, KY, daughter of Merrit Raymond and Harriet Boyer. She was born September 28, 1874 in Fulton Co. OH, and died March 13, 1937 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Hiram Walter Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Go to Hiram's  Photo Page for additional family information

More About Emma Belle Raymond:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH

Children of Hiram Derby and Fidelia Elwood are:

10 i. Elwood Walter5 Derby, born March 01, 1873 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH; died December 17, 1947 in Cincinnati, OH. He married Mary Ellen Booth April 24, 1894 in Cincinnati, OH; born February 07, 1877 in Cincinnati, OH; died January 31, 1942 in Cincinnati, OH.

More About Elwood Walter Derby:
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery

11 ii. Grace Emily Derby, born September 16, 1874 in Fulton Co. OH; died March 29, 1894 in Cincinnati, OH.

5. Mariel R.4 Derby (Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born April 29, 1851 in Fulton Co. OH, and died February 24, 1939 in Elkhart IN. She married Elmore Smith Hart April 24, 1870 in Elkhart, IN, son of Judah Hart and Rebecca Smith. He was born October 16, 1841 in Ashland Co., OH, and died March 16, 1915 in Elkhart IN.

More About Mariel R. Derby:
Burial: Gracelawn Cemetery, Elkhart, IN

More About Elmore Smith Hart:
Burial: Gracelawn Cemetery, Elkhart, IN

Children of Mariel Derby and Elmore Hart are:

12 i. Ruth Derby5 Hart, born January 04, 1872 in Fulton Co. OH; died August 18, 1936 in Elkhart, IN. She married John Lewis Hively December 25, 1892; born February 04, 1866 in Elkhart, IN; died June 10, 1928 in Chicago, IL.

More About Ruth Derby Hart:
Burial: Gracelawn Cemetery, Elkhart, IN

13 ii. Elton Coomer Hart, born November 13, 1874 in Fulton Co. OH; died July 20, 1970 in Hallandalle, FL. He married Elsie Hobson; born November 05, 1882 in England; died June 08, 1975 in Hollywood, FL.

14 iii. Cora May Hart, born January 24, 1883; died May 01, 1883 in Elkhart IN.

15 iv. Baby Hart, born 1898.

6. Roswell Jr.4 Derby (Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born February 04, 1854 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH, and died October 27, 1927 in Huron, Erie Co. OH. He married Ella Frances Grumman October 01, 1880 in Berlinville, OH, daughter of Jerome Grumman and Deborah Potter. She was born July 10, 1853 in Berlinville, OH, and died April 09, 1929 in Huron, OH.

More About Roswell Jr. Derby:
Occupation: Lawyer in Huron Co. OH
Burial: in Florence, Ohio Cemetery
Grave Photo

Children of Roswell Derby and Ella Grumman are:

16 i. Hollis J.5 Derby, born July 19, 1881 in Florence, OH; died February 24, 1946 in Henrietta, OH.

More About Hollis J. Derby:
Burial: Brown Helm Cemetery

17 ii. Barbara Derby, born Abt. 1882; died Abt. 1895.

18 iii. Lulu May Derby, born November 15, 1883; died May 13, 1973 in OH.

19 iv. Kenneth Ray Derby, born January 08, 1885 in Wakeman, OH; died August 04, 1975 in Norwalk, OH. He married (1) Edith Ward; born Abt. 1890. He married (2) Alice May Ferguson March 11, 1913 in Milan, OH; born November 22, 1889 in Alma, MI; died March 31, 1950 in Norwalk, OH.

More About Kenneth Ray Derby:
Burial: Milan Cemetery, Norwalk, OH

More About Alice May Ferguson:
Burial: Milan Cemetery, Norwalk, OH

20 v. Bruce B. Derby, born March 05, 1892 in Florence, OH; died December 20, 1979 in Norwalk, OH. He married (1) Dorothy Knittle Abt. 1915; born March 15, 1901 in North Fairfield, OH; died April 1982. He married (2) Elizabeth ??? 1925; born Abt. 1896 in Penn Yan NY; died 1952 in FL.

21 vi. Bernice Derby, born 1897; died 1897 in OH.

22 vii. Blanche Derby, born August 04, 1897 in Milan, OH; died February 27, 1962 in Milan, OH. She married Christian Peter Gatts August 23, 1918 in Lorain Co., OH; born December 18, 1896 in Moundsville, WV; died April 25, 1976 in Milan, OH.
 

7. Frank4 Derby (Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born September 12, 1857 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH, and died November 17, 1953 in Swanton OH. He married Margaret Ann McDole July 21, 1880 in Five Points, MI, daughter of Henry McDole and Mary Gier. She was born August 05, 1864 in near Ridgeville in Henry Co, OH, and died October 09, 1955 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH.

More About Frank Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Grave Photo

More About Margaret Ann McDole:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Grave Photo

Children of Frank Derby and Margaret McDole are:

23 i. Mariel5 Derby, born May 30, 1881 in Fulton Co. OH; died July 09, 1927 in Fulton Co. OH. She married John Jacob Lozier January 31, 1923 in Fulton Co. OH; born April 30, 1877 in Fulton Co. OH; died 1955 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Mariel Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Grave Photo

More About John Jacob Lozier:
Burial: Wauseon Union Cemetery, Clinton Twp.Fulton Co. OH

24 ii. Clara Helen Derby, born January 07, 1883 in Fulton Co. OH; died December 23, 1912 in Napoleon, OH in Henry Co.. She married Elwood Sturtevant September 20, 1907 in Fulton Co. OH; born November 07, 1884; died April 13, 1968 in Lyons, OH.

More About Clara Helen Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Grave Photo

+ 25 iii. Lillie Sophia Derby, born September 28, 1887 in Fulton Co. OH; died April 14, 1974 in Apache Junction, AZ.

26 iv. Harley Derby, born March 22, 1890; died September 21, 1891 in Fulton Co. OH.

More About Harley Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH

27 v. Mabel Alene Derby, born August 30, 1896; died September 12, 1977 in Napoleon, OH in Henry Co.. She married Vern Frank Buyer May 12, 1917 in Fulton Co. OH; born January 13, 1890 in Winameg, in Pike Twp, Fulton Co. OH; died October 31, 1979 in Glendale, CA.

More About Mabel Alene Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Grave Photo

28 vi. Earl Harvey Derby, born December 24, 1899 in Fulton Co. OH; died February 08, 1968 in Lyons, OH. He married Marie C. (Gertrude) Zug November 27, 1919 in Fulton Co. OH; born November 26, 1902 in Paulding Co. OH; died October 09, 1992 in Wauseon, OH.

More About Earl Harvey Derby:
Burial: Royalton Cemetery, Lyons, OH
Grave Photo

29 vii. Ray Waldo Derby, born March 02, 1906 in Fulton Co. OH; died September 09, 1983 in Swanton, OH. He married Helen Kolbe; born December 14, 1907; died April 07, 1957 in Swanton OH.

More About Ray Waldo Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Grave Photo

More About Helen Kolbe:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH

8. Joel Elton4 Derby (Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born November 07, 1864 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH, and died May 28, 1957 in Norwalk, OH. He married Mary Jane Parker March 14, 1888 in Wakeman, OH, daughter of Dexter Parker and Armarelia Bailey. She was born February 14, 1870 in Wakeman, OH, and died May 03, 1947 in Norwalk, OH.

More About Joel Elton Derby:
Burial: Wakeman Cemetery, Norwalk, OH
Grave Photo

Children of Joel Derby and Mary Parker are:

30 i. Vivian5 Derby, born September 1888; died September 1888.

31 ii. Lily Elmyra Derby, born November 10, 1889 in Wakeman, OH; died September 10, 1977 in Wakeman, OH. She married George Christopher Green March 18, 1913 in Florence, OH; born January 12, 1891 in Berlin Heights, OH; died April 26, 1968 in Norwalk, OH.

More About George Christopher Green:
Burial: Wakeman Cemetery, Norwalk, OH

32 iii. Eva Derby, born June 01, 1893 in Wakeman, OH; died March 04, 1894.

33 iv. Jay Elton Derby, born April 16, 1899 in Elkhart IN; died January 08, 1974 in Tryon, NC. He married Cleo May Funk August 06, 1921; born May 04, 1897; died November 30, 1978 in Tryon, NC.

34 v. Marian Violet Derby, born April 24, 1902 in Birmingham, OH; died March 16, 1976 in Leesburg, FL. She married Clarence Lee Felshaw July 18, 1923 in Cleveland, OH; born December 20, 1900; died November 06, 1966 in Leesburg, FL.

9. Darwin Andrus4 Derby (Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born April 15, 1867 in Pike Twp, Fulton Co, Winameg, OH, and died August 06, 1938 in Birmingham, OH. He married Martha Ann Whitney November 23, 1887 in Senaca, Lenawee Co. MI, daughter of William Whitney and Elizabeth Mileham. She was born March 07, 1872 in Camden, Lorain Co. OH, and died November 09, 1956 in Winameg, in Pike Twp, Fulton Co. OH.

More About Darwin Andrus Derby:
Burial: Wakeman Cemetery, Norwalk, OH
Grave Photo

More About Martha Ann Whitney:
Burial: Wakeman Cemetery, Norwalk, OH

Children of Darwin Derby and Martha Whitney are:

35 i. Rozelle Elwood5 Derby, born November 27, 1888 in Wakeman, OH; died January 07, 1977 in Ft. Wayne IN.

36 ii. Roy Walter Derby, born February 19, 1891 in Camden twp, Lorain Co. OH; died July 30, 1958 in Vermillion, OH.

37 iii. Orville T. Derby, born December 09, 1893 in Florence, OH; died January 15, 1987 in Elkhart, IN.

38 iv. Clifford Hiram Derby, born August 18, 1897 in Florence, OH; died April 09, 1978 in Lorain, OH.

39 v. Wyllis William Derby, born December 26, 1900 in Berlin, Erie Co, OH; died June 28, 1978 in Vermillion, OH.
 

40 vi. Lyle Edwin Derby, born March 18, 1903 in Berlin, Erie Co, OH; died August 10, 1971 in Norwalk, OH. 1rst wife Myrtle L. Derby, born 1904; died 1935 and  2nd wife Eva M. Derby, born 1903; died 1945.

More About Lyle Edwin Derby:
Burial: Wakeman Cemetery, Norwalk, OH
Grave Photo   -for Lyle, Eva  and Myrtle 

41 vii. Theodore Newton Derby, born December 21, 1904 in Brownheim, Lorain Co. OH; died March 25, 1970 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

42 viii. Mildred Minota Derby, born August 15, 1914 in Henrietta, OH; died August 23, 1914 in Wakeman, OH.

Generation No. 5

25. Lillie Sophia5 Derby (Frank4, Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born September 28, 1887 in Fulton Co. OH, and died April 14, 1974 in Apache Junction, AZ. She married (1) William Nicholas McLain May 29, 1912 in Fulton Co. OH, son of Oliver McLain and Rebecca Bowlus. He was born October 27, 1882 in Chesterfield Twp. OH, and died February 23, 1957 in Frey Convalescent Home, Delta, OH. She met (2) Karl Lee July 28, 1944. He was born 1896, and died March 18, 1947 in OH. She married (3) Calvin Brice Englehart June 05, 1954. He was born Abt. 1885, and died May 25, 1964 in Tucson, AZ.

More About Lillie Sophia Derby:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH
Grave Photo

More About Karl Lee:
Burial: Winameg Cemetery, Pike Twp. OH

More About Calvin Brice Englehart:
Burial: Sylvania, OH cemetery

Children of Lillie Derby and William McLain are:

+ 45 i. Hazel Maurine McLain, born September 13, 1913 in Royalton Twp, Fulton Co. OH; died January 22, 1990 in Apache Junction, AZ.

+ 46 ii. Reva Lucille McLain, born January 10, 1915 in Manns Corners, Fulton Co. OH; died September 19, 1968 in Cleveland, OH.

+ 47 iii. Carol Joy McLain, born December 05, 1916 in Fulton Co. OH.

+ 48 iv. Ivan Derby McLain, born June 06, 1918 in Fulton Co. OH.

+ 49 v. Ila Margaret McLain, born June 06, 1921 in Fulton Co. OH.

+ 50 vi. Wilma Arlene McLain, born January 06, 1923 in Fulton Co. OH; died March 23, 1983 in Anderson, IN.
 
 

Generation No. 6

45. Hazel Maurine6 McLain (Lillie Sophia5 Derby, Frank4, Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born September 13, 1913 in Royalton Twp, Fulton Co. OH, and died January 22, 1990 in Apache Junction, AZ. She married Paul Edwin Swart September 14, 1932 in Lagrange, IN. 

More About Hazel Maurine McLain:
Burial: Wauseon Union Cemetery

Children of Hazel McLain and Paul Swart are:

51 i. Richard Dale7 Swart.

52 ii. Leslie Wayne Swart.
 

46. Reva Lucille6 McLain (Lillie Sophia5 Derby, Frank4, Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born January 10, 1915 in Manns Corners, Fulton Co. OH, and died September 19, 1968 in Cleveland, OH. She married Leroy Murray Bratton June 22, 1940 in Lyons, OH in Fulton Co.. 

Children of Reva McLain and Leroy Bratton are:

53 i. Suzanne7 Bratton.

54 ii. Roger Leroy Bratton.
 

47. Carol Joy6 McLain (Lillie Sophia5 Derby, Frank4, Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born December 05, 1916 in Fulton Co. OH. She married (1) George L. Powers April 15, 1939. She married (2) Kenneth Bates.

Children of Carol McLain and George Powers are:

55 i. Gary Lynn7 Powers.

56 ii. Cheryl Ann Powers.

57 iii. William Fremont Powers.

58 iv. Sandra Kay Powers.
 

48. Ivan Derby6 McLain (Lillie Sophia5 Derby, Frank4, Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born June 06, 1918 in Fulton Co. OH. He married Georgia Wolfer November 28, 1943. 

Children of Ivan McLain and Georgia Wolfer are:

59 i. Debra Lynn7 McLain.

60 ii. Terry David McLain.

61 iii. Michael Allen McLain.

62 iv. George Kevin McLain.
 

49.Ila Margaret6 McLain (Lillie Sophia5 Derby, Frank4, Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born June 06, 1921 in Fulton Co. OH. She married 
(1)Ernest Ceasar Ramsey September 20, 1939 in Anderson, IN at the 
Christian Church. She married (2) Virgil Vance Simmonds. She married 
(3) Richard Ross Buser

Child of Ila McLain and Ernest Ramsey is:

63 i. Karen Sue7 Ramsey.
 

50. Wilma Arlene6 McLain (Lillie Sophia5 Derby, Frank4, Roswell3, David Sr.2, James1 Darby) was born January 06, 1923 in Fulton Co. OH, and died March 23, 1983 in Anderson, IN. She married (1) Richard Dale Gehrke May 29, 1947 in Toledo, OH. . She married (2) Daniel Ingram. She married (3)Clifton Lewis 

More About Wilma Arlene McLain:
Burial: Frankton IOOF Cemetery

Children of Wilma McLain and Richard Gehrke are:

64 i. Steven Lee7 Gehrke.

65 ii. Dale Allen Gehrke

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