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WHAT WAS NEW 2020

** ADDED THIS MONTH -- AUGUST 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 150   Added: (YTD 860 =  over 4,750 to date):  Names are: Allen (Elinor; Anderson, Leon; Angus, J.L.; Allen, Wm.; Boswell, Carl; Branson, Lillie; Bratton, Colesta; Broadstreet, Allen; Brookshire, Emma; Brown, Blanche; Boyland, Ora; Buis, Gregory; Byrd, Jesse; Callaway, Alfrey; Carrington, Alma Goff and Blanford; Cash, Isaac; Carrington, Manford; Clark, John P; Clampitt, Maggie; Clodfelter, Wilber, Jackson, John W; Coffman, George and John T; Coleman, Beulah; Crodian, CLaude and France; Cowgill, Mary F; Copeland, John F; Cowger, Sarah Bugg; Crosby, Florence Sutherlin; Copeland, John F; Davis (James, Charley); Darnall, Paul; Dodd, Emma; Douglas, Fannie; Eals, Cornelia; Edwards, Sarah; Evans, Bessie; Ewing, Patricia; English, Isaac, Elliot, Nancy; Fall, Buford; Flock, Betty; Flint, Kenneth (KIA WWII); Frazier, James A; Gardner, Mildred and Stella; Gibson, Lewis; Garrett, Dollie; Goddard (Floyd, Millison - CW); Grannan, Ruby; Gordon, Oliver Perry; Gross Infant; Holdstock, Mary; Hunter, Thomas; Harbison (Byrnia, Ollie); Hendricks, George; Hawkins, Mary; Hutchins, Carolyn; Howlett, James; Hazlett, Mary; Holton, Thomas; Hale, Effie; Hall, Charles; Ham, Samuel; Harshbarger, David; Inge, Laura; Johnson, Daisy; Jones, John; Lawson, Walker; Lisby, Nancy; Lovett, Thomas J; McClelland, Lillie; McCormick (Minnie and ROberta); McAlinden, CM; McCammack, Asbury; McQue, Lena; Maddox, Nettie; Meikel, Bertha; Moody, George W; Morphew, James; Murphy, Timothy; Monnett, Harvey; Mitchell, EFfie; Parker, Rachel; Payne, Ralph; PItcock, Albert; Preston, Margaret; Poynter, Elizabeth Risk; Pell, Jenny; Plunkett, James; Powers, Thelma; Newton, Clyde; Noland, Isom Butler; Oakley, Otha; Rady, Julia and Fred; Redlen, Russell; RIggle, Mamie; Rose, Buford; Rogers (Frank, Laura); Shrader, Jacob; Sailor, Amanda; Sears, John; Sharp, Nellie; Skaggs, June; Smith, Maggie; Strawn, Thomas; Stewart, Charles; Stroube, Charles; Stringer, George; Terry, Milton; Tipton, Amanda; Tucker, Barney; Underwood, Joseph; Vance, Jessie Batman; Vanlandingham, Marian; Walls, Frank; Webb, John; Wendling, Geroge; Whitaker, George; Wilson, Nora Belle; Wood, Mary McCloud; Woodall, Fred and Mary.  

Biographies 4    Added (YTD = 27=  total = 1,152 to date):  Added:  Burns; Stites; Vandergriff; Wright

Businesses _3_ Added: Greencastle Manufacturing Company; Greencastle Gas & Electric; Tidden Photography

Churches __2__ --  Hebron Church and Blind Billy Wilson; article about Little Walnut Church, now the Clinton Falls Church;

DEATH RECORDS:    1 Added (YTD=1): Stella Gardner

News 8    Added (YTD = 63): Added the following items: Calendar, HC - injured spine; Carpentersville Turkey Shoot; Charles Bergen emergency operation; DePauw $ form Studenbakers; Cherry, John - trumps the tramp; Fillmore Bank Robbery; Thomas, Eva - Will; Polish Jews - driven out

Marriages __12   Added (YTD = 116 - TD = 599): (Complete until we find missing information) =  Brown; McGuire; Thompson; Smith; Davis; Steele; Welty; Gardner; Kay; Wood; McMurtry

Military  1    Added (YTD = 9):
  • War of 1812 = Meeting in 1858 with list of soldiers from War of 1812 there
LINKS  1   Added (YTD= 0): LDS Genealogy -- Indiana Genealogy;


** ADDED THIS MONTH -- JULY 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 104   Added: (YTD 710 =  over 4,600 to date):  Names are: Arnold; Alspaugh; Bartlett; Blair; Bodener; Brookshire; Bullerdick; Bryan; Carpenter; Chapin; Cagle; Ccowgill; Denton; Downey; Elliott; Epperson; Foster; Fruits; Fry; Gertin; Goodwin; Gerkin; Goddard; Gillespie; Gott; Goodbar; Glenn; Gardner; Guntle; Galbreath; Hillis; Hawkins; Hartwood; Higgins; Hendersno; Hopkemeyer; James; Johnson; Keough; King; Landes; Lawrence; Lasley; Lockridge; Lynch; McCloud (lots); McNeff; Moore; Miller; Myers; Newnam; Pence; Peyton; Pollard; Plunkett; Risk; Roberts; Robinson; Sanders; Slavens; Snyder; Summers; Sheets; Snodgrass; Staley

Photo  6_ Added:  ytd = 25 = Added: Washington Street - Greencastle; Old Raccoon Covered Bridge; Little Walnut Covered Bridge; WWII Memorial; 1906 Court house; Couchman, William Francis;

TOWNS  1   - 106 to date   Added:  Added information for Russellville

Biographies  10   Added (YTD = 23=  total = 1,148 to date):  Added:  William E. Starr, Grider, Jacob-1762; Added 8 surnames to Pioneer Page: Byerly, Everman, Gardner, Grimes, McGaughey, Spencer, Sutherlin, Wilson;

Businesses _7_ Added: Telephone & Telegraph Company (diff from News); Greencastle Foundry; Russellville News; Nicholson photography; Shipley (added to it); Kickapoor Medicine Wagon; Roachdale Elevator (Photo);

Churches __2__ --  Fincastle Churches; Universalist & Christian old members Homecoming in 1939;

News 14     Added (YTD = 55): Added the following items: Birth - Stanley Smith; Julius Wentworth skips out?; Crawley, Ernest - hurt; Bessie Messer - Insane; Skelton, Viola - paternity; Denny, Will - nail in eye; Clodfelter - Phoenix lawsuit; Branham - Vandalia accident; Telegraph & Telepholne info; Civil War - plea for food for CW soldiers' families; Jennings - family reunion; WPA Work; WR Wysong  

Marriages  (announcements)  10    Added (YTD = 104 - TD = 587): (Complete until we find missing information) = Hyten; Detrick; McElroy; Miller; Sewell; Smith; Pedigo; Pohlhous

Divorces  8 _ (YTD=18 ):  Added: Black (Lucy-George); Broadstreet (Mary - John F); Dixon (Louisa-Charles); Fort (Bettie-Eli); Johnston (Margaret-John); Roberts (Anna - Albert); Stutesman (Maggie-John); Wright (Mary-Henry)

Military  1    Added (YTD = 8):
Civil War =  Persimmoon Brigade (28 page article);
LAND  1  =  Certificate of Land Purchase of Joseph McGinnis;
           
Schools __6__ ( YTD = 8):  1914 Bainbridge High School Class (sorry no names); Goslin; Grider; Hale; Center School; Swamp College or School 4 Russell Twp.;


-- JUNE 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 86   Added: (YTD 606 =  over 4,496 to date):  Names are: Asher (Eli); Bain (Aruby); Branneman (Charley); Bowers (Sarah; Milton); Carrington (Jean); Chase (Abbie); Cosby (Anna); Crodian (Dora; Henry; Daggey (Frank); DeVore (Allie); Dietrich (Mary Stanley); Earp (Lucinda); Ellis (Charlie); Evans (Noah); Frakes (Ernest); Gee (AA); Gillispie (Eliz. Farrow); Goodard (Millie); Graphell (child); Hawn (AJ - Civil War); Heath (David); Hardwick (Irma) Hartman (Ellen); Harris (JW); Higgins (Robert); Hubbard (Albert); Hinkle (James); Humbert (Russell); Jackson (Sarah); Johnson (Anna; Henry; McClean; Oliver; WIlliam); Jones (Harriet); Lapoosa (Ruby); Lee (Kathryn Badger); Lisby (William); Longdon (Hazel); Loudermilk (Armilda, Bertha, Rufus); McClelland (Fidelia); Newgent (Dorothy; Flora; Millie); Neale (Dr GC); Palm (Charles, Mary); Powell (Elizabeth Welch); Priest (C. Reid - WWII& Korean; Lewis (CW), David Badger, George; Raper (Anna); Rissler (John T; Lola); Roberts (DS); Shuey (Davis); Smith (James); Sutton (d/o W&A); Shuey (Dvis); Sullivan (Mike); Stewart (Lewis); Talbott (Lucy); Tobin (John); Tucker (Charles); Wilson (Blind Billy); Wampler (Jeremiah); Woodruff (Samuel); Wright (Jane); Young (Mildred, William)!  ENJOY!!!

Photo 2 _ Added:  ytd = 19 = Added: O'Neal, Roy (2 photos);

Biographies 1    Added (YTD = 13=  total = 1,138 to date):  Added:  

Schools __4__ : High Schools receive Chevrolet egines for Auto Mechanic class (1971); Charles Dickens comes to the Stage (North Putnam - 1971); Dixieland Combo to appear in Variety Show (North Putnam - 1971); Roachdale High School Building;


** ADDED THIS MONTH -- MAY 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 122   Added: (YTD 520 =  over 4,390 to date):  Names are: Allee (W.M); Ballard (Patricia); Bond (Robert); Battle (Wm); Bonvillian (Robert); Brown (Ralph) Bridges (Mary); Byrd (Nancy); Carr (Henry); Calhoun (Maude); Cheetham (Vera); Clodfelter (Hubert); Craig (Mary Ford); Cross (Sallie); Cox (Emaline); Cullen (Wm. Henry); Day (Nancy; Minnie); Darnall (Susan); Dobbs (LA) Dochterman; Evans (Daniel; Noah; Firestone (Isaac); Gee (AA); Grimes (Carl); Gott (Allie; Ira; Lela; Preston, Thomas); Haviland (Margaret); Hunt (Doris); James (Clova); Johnson (Guerney); Kussner (Amalia; Albert); Kennedy (Carry); Lane (Robert M); Ligget (Frank); McCloud (Geo); McGrew (Joel; McCullough (T. Maurice); McGrew (Joel) McKee (Melville); McPheeters (Jesse); Mark (John); Matkin (Charles) Maloney (Michael); Myers (Velma Bidgood); Newman (George); O'Hair (Alice); O'Connell (Julia); Oliver Francis; Minta; Susan); Olcott (John M); Pickett (Minnie); Pierce (Emily); Porter (Floyd); Priest (Dulcena); Ragsdale (J. David); Rawley (John); Schrader (Vivian); Smith (Roland; Teddie); Stevens (Hayden); Stewart (John Wesley, Leslie)Stanger (Elmer); Sutherlin (Rebecca); Thomas (Eugene); Vermilion (Thomas, Wendell, William F); Webb (John); Walls, Cassandra; Waln (Joseph); Wilcox (Margaret); West (Cary); Wiseheart (Mary Jane); White (son of Samuel); Weddell (Maggie); Williams (Sam S; Samuel; Charley; John); Wright (Brinton, Mary F); Wood (Otway; Woodall (Agnes); Wysong (Nancy) ; Workman (Nellie); Woodworth (Mark); Williamson (Badger, James)

Photo  7_ Added:  ytd = 17 = Added: Newgent, Josephine; Photographers: J.T. BOWER; J.O. CAMMACK; J.D. HATHAWAY; William H. Kerr - AD; W.H. LYON; JAMES SPURGIN;

TOWNS  3   - 106 to date   Added:  Cairo = 106th town and added information to Hebron & Fox Ridge

Biographies  4   Added (YTD = 12=  total = 1,1137 to date):  Added:  Added a 52 page document of Richard Clark of Virginia with information on 375 descendants including Willis Clark who settled in Indiana in 1834; added biographies on Jeanette Preston Layne and Amalia Kussner total of 12 articles

Bibles __ 1__ added - Cloncs - soooo excited to get this - anymore out there we can add?  Sure hope so !!!

Businesses _5_ Added: Steele Movers; Leatherman Brothers; Baxwick Stoves; Hanna-Black Furniture; Bicknell Farm

Census _1__  added Putnam Co total for 183-2010

DEATH RECORDS:      Added (YTD=0):

News 11     Added (YTD = 41): Added the following items: 1912 & 1913 articles about the Poor Asylum; Cheek - lawsuit vs. Monon; Underwood Reunion; Child of William Steele operated on for hairlip; Edward Hice - steals - NOPE!; George Hoskins sued by Cora Boone in bastardy case; Shuey-Sheckells marriage - whoops!; Isaac Dunn visits after long time; Martha Bennett - unsound mind; George Kadel, ill.

Marriages  (announcements)  28    Added (YTD = 94 - TD = 577): (Complete until we find missing information) = Taylor (& Wilsom); Cole (& Olds); Blakely (& Harris) ; Carpenter (& Davis); Pierson & Michael); Haymond (&Burkl); Kurtz (& Helms); Wright (& Brown); Terrell (& Lassater); Smythe (& Hampton); Craig (& Schoenman); Davison (& Jones); Burk (& Byers)  

Divorce  3 _ (YTD=10 ):  Added: Hamrick; Evans; Ratliff

Military   5   Added (YTD = 7):
  • Revolutionary War =added articles for 5 Rev. Soldiers - Bartee; Denny; Hopkins; Mahorney; Stobaugh
            
Schools __5__ : 4 Photos of 1944 Graduating Class of Clinton Center; 1966 Russellvile Russeller Annual;
           


** ADDED THIS MONTH -- APRIL 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 104   Added: (YTD 398 =  over 4,268 to date):  Allee, Pleasant; Allen, Patsy; Baker, Eveie; Baird, Marion; Beauchamp, Emory; Bennett, Kenneth; Bivins, Billie; Blankenship, Wm; Booth, Newton; Bridges, Harold; Browning, Ida, Mary, Woodville; Call, Ada; Campbell, L.M.; Cash, Emeline; Carpenter, Lydie; Cox, Mary; Cooper, Kate; Curtis, Emeline; Crutchfield, Nicholas; Crawley, Archibald; Davidson, Nannie; Deal, baby of Walter; Devore, H.V.; Dickens, Rachel; Dobell, Frederick; Duncan, Peter; Duvall, Alexander; Eads, Lynch; Edwards, James; Farmer, James; Farrow, Susan; Fox, Wm; Fox, Mike; Frank, Christian; Frazier, Martha; Fuqua, Lafayette; Grismore, dau. of Frank; Cora Griffith; Grubb, Joseph; Hartman, George; Halfhill, Sarah; Hendricks, Benjamin; Holmes dau of Decalp; Jackson, Ida; Kelsey, RHoda; Kimble, Maria; Kurtz, Wm.; Lewman, Frank; Lynch, Paul; Marshall, George; Mason, Edgar; Miller, Mary; Morgan, Cena, Thomas; Muir, John; McCamey, Elizabeth; McCurry, inf. of Wilson; McMurtry, Peter; McPheeters, Cynthia; Newgent, Lucinda (added); Nickelson, Wm; O'Neal, Joseph; Peach, John; Pickett, son of Paul and Carrie; Priest, Richard F; Rambo, David; Randel, Francis and Nancy; Richard, Anna; Roach, John; Ruark, Thomas O; Short, Jesse; Sharp, James; Short, Jesse; Silder, RM; Smedly, Leonidas; Spurgin, DM & James; Sinclair, Ralph; Stites, William; Sutherlin, Thomas E.; Tallman, Nora; Tilley, John C (added to)   

Photo  3_ Added:  ytd = 10 = Added: The Half Way House in Mount Meridian; Della Bell Cooper O'Neal Eudaly, Joel Gaylord (Gale) O’Neal, Ray Basil O’Neal; Clara Vancleave;

TOWNS  3   - 104 to date   Added:  new town, Fox Ridge; information on Carpentersville and fixed 90 to 9 miles from Greencastle (whoops)

Businesses _1_ Added: Barnaby Brothers Lumber;

News 11     Added (YTD = 30): Added the following items: Sutherlin Springs; Wm. Landy, war pension; Ed Gaines, train accident; Lee Family Reunion; Marshall Foster (+ Photo) Air Corps Med; Cox, WH - Black Eagle; Fire - Hibbitt Saddles; Carrie McCloud and Mary Goodpasture - both declared insane

Marriages  (announcements)   10 Added (YTD = 56 - TD = 493 ): (Complete until we find missing information) = Allen, Prudie to Frank Darnall; Bridges, Elizabeth to Isaac Hammond; Bryan, Maud to Walter Hurst; Crow, Etta to David Steeg; Bessie Wells to Emmons Stokes

Divorce  5 _ (YTD=10 ):  Added: Bird; Creek; Dilley; Shuttleworth and Wells


** ADDED THIS MONTH -- MARCH 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 112   Added: (YTD 284 =  over 4,164 to date):  Adams; Arnold; Allen; Blackwell; Blacketer; Bicknell; Boswell; Bowers; Bridges; Boyd; Brumfield; Buis; Cagle; Cole; Constancer; Darnall; Dobson; Duncan; Epperson; Evans; Farrow; Farnham; Fox; Frank; Foran; Fyffe; Gardner; Gifford; GOrdon; Guilliams; Gorham; Goss; Haltom; Hancock; Hastings; Harper; Hurley; Hurst; Keyt; Kossler; Lee; Lisby; Marshall; Medley; Millman; Munson; McClue; McCoy; McGillis; McGInnis; McKee; Neese; Newman; Newgent; Nichols; Parr; Parker; Patrick; Phillips; Preston; Raines; Riggle; Smith; Stanley; Sutton; Thornton; Tingley; Townsend; Vermilion; Wilson; William; Williamson; Walker; Wilson; Wright; Wood; Whitted; Young

CEMETERIES:    (ytd=  2  ) ADDED>

Photo  3_ Added:  ytd = 7  = Added: Darnell; McKee; Nelson

TOWNS 1    - 103 to date   Added:  information about Delmar

Biographies  5   Added (YTD = 9=  this year = 1,113 to date):  Added:  Badger; Darnell; Maxwell; McKee; Nelson

News 3    Added (YTD = 19): Added the following items: Hughes, lost eye; Epworth League; YMCA

Marriages  (announcements)  18   Added (YTD = 46 - TD = 483 ): (Complete until we find missing information) = Frazier; Carrington; Allen; Buis; Farver; Frazier; Grantham; Gillespie; Graham; Kesterson; Leatherman; McFarland; McGaughey; Nichols; Rodgers; Stalwart; Ramsey; Shinn

Divorce   3_ Subtracted (YTD=5 ):  Added: Hill; Daggy; McCoy


** ADDED THIS MONTH -- FEBRUARY 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 99   Added: (YTD =  over 4,053 to date):  Able; Allen; Allspaugh; Andrews; Arbuckle; Arnold; Atkinson; Beckett; Beals; Bence; Best; Black; Berne; Best; Braman;  Booth; Brummet; Brubacker; Bryan; Calloway; Crawley; Crump; Cox; Doup; Doran; Dillard; Diller; Duncan; Etter; Ferrell; Floyd; Frank; Foster; Foran; Gifford; Grimes; Grubb; Hart; Haynes; Hammond; Hipson; Hinkle; Holmes; Huron; Keightly; Kurtz; Kreigh; Lane; Lee; Leatherman; King; Mahan; Miller; Mount; McAninch; McGaughey; McNorton; O'Neal; Orbeck; Oliver; Newhouse; Ogles; Peyton; Raab; Raines; Reeves; Rogers; Rush; Schulmeyer; Shildmyer; Stafford; Stoner; Sellers; Sutherlin; Sweet; Stoops; Thomas; Tuggle; Walls; Wallace; Wilson

CEMETERIES: 1   (ytd=  2  ) ADDED> article on burials in Forest Hill

Photo  3_ Added:  ytd = 4  = Added: McIntyre, James G.; Lee, Jesse Matlock; Stoner, Margaret McGaughey

TOWNS 6    - 103 to date   Added: added information on Brick Chapel, Vivalia and Long Branch added new towns of Almeda; Delmar; Minitree

Biographies  4   Added (YTD =  this year = 1,103 to date):  Added:  Christianson; Townsend, Willard S.; Mead; Stoner (photo)

Businesses _5_ Added: articles on Bainbridge Hotel; Allen's Drug Store

News 11    Added (YTD = 13): Added the following items: Frank McNorton (song for him) Geo. Langsdale - editorship; Albin Reunion; Prof. Starr's father visits; Robert Fulton visits Richmond; Robert Johnson beat mother; Frakes, Burton & Commercial Hotel fires; Silver Leaf Colored Band and Russellville Seminary

Marriages  (announcements)  24   Added (YTD = 28 ): (Complete until we find missing information) = Allen; Bainum; Baker; Crump; Browning; Call; Bettis; Foxx; Hillis; Evans; Hurst; Preston; Ramsey; Underwood; Vaught;  Thomas; Sillery

Divorce  2 _ Subtracted (YTD=2 ):  Added: Grimstead; Broadstreet

Military   1   Added (YTD = 2):
  • Revolutionary War =
  • War of 1812 =Gardner (Anthony)- thanks to Larry S             



   
** ADDED THIS MONTH -- JANUARY 2020 **

OBITUARIES: 73   Added: (YTD =  over 3,954 to date):  Archer; Arend; Arendt; Baldwin; Baker; Benage; Beaman; Blaydes; Berry; Blue; Bridges; Brown; Brandt; Branneman; Call; Callahan; Caton; Case; Chiles; Corlew; Crowley; Chiles; Crawford; Crowley; Cunningham; David; Doggett; Donald; Dorsett; Dunlavy; David; Edens; Eubanks; Garlock; Hartsaw; Hacker; Hedger; Hassler; Hood; Herod; Hyten; Job; Jones; Keller; Lewis; Lockridge; Malone; Mark-Rolen; Montgomery; Mullinix; Nelson; O'Hair; Peck; Pottorff; Priest; Reel; Routt; Senter; Scott; Stultz; Shonkwiler; Sackett; Shortle; Skelton; Smith; Thomas; Wallace; Wilson;Yount

CEMETERIES: 1   (ytd=  1  ) ADDED> A second compilation listing to Wesley Cemetery;  Also added 89 NEW Names to New Providence Cemetery Records;

TOWNS   - 98 to date   Added: Maple Grove - new - added information on Blakesburg; Belle Union an Reelsville

News 2    Added (YTD = ): Added the following items: 50th Anniv - Richard Baird; McCrary 1893 fire

Marriages 4 (announcements)     Added (YTD = ): (Complete until we find missing information) =  Names:  Brunton; Baker; Shaw; Thomas

Military   1   Added (YTD = 1):
  • Civil War =  Reuben Newman, Private (The 27th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company I), added information supplied by Eric Newman;
                
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