HUNSUCKER ANNEX

 

Diana Joyce (Hunsucker) Stephan Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

Special thanks to:

 

1. David Stephan, paragraph 4a.C.3.f.(4.(a.(4)(a)[1. of the Henry Biles page for providing much of the information in this annex.  His research can be viewed in greater depth and breadth at findagrave.com, ancestry.com and familysearch.com.

 

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Origin of the surname “Hunsucker:”

 

 

Generation

 

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1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .  Immigrated to America from the Rhine Valley of Germany as part of the Pennsylvania Dutch migration.  Subsequently moved south to North Carolina.  After the American Revolutionary War, part to the family moved to Tennessee.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died ; interred North Carolina.

 

3. Children:

 

a. (?) Hunsucker: See generation X, below.

 

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7   Johannes Hunsucker

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. George Hunsucker: See generation 6, below.

 

6   George Hunsucker

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1778 in North Carolina.  Died .

 

2. Wife: Sarah "Sally" Grindstaff

 

Born .  Died ; daughter of Isaac Grindstaff (b. before 1754).  Married George Hunsucker on 28 June 1804 in Burk County, North Carolina.

 

3. Child:

 

a. John Hunsucker: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Henry Hunsucker #1: Born 1808 in North Carolina.  Perhaps died young.

 

c. Thomas Hunsucker: Born 2 September 1809 in Burk County, North Carolina.  Died 12 April 1864 in Driftwood Township, Jackson County, Indiana; interred there in the old section of Vallonia Cemetery.  Married Cloah Coop on 1 January 1829 at Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee.

 

d. Isaac Hunsucker: Born about 1812.  Died 1859.  Married (1st) Lucinda Hunt on 27 July 1844 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (2nd) Patsey Lockman on 28 November 1835 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

e. Nancy Hunsucker: Born about 1816 in North Carolina.  Married John Waggoner on 26 April 1838 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

f. Catharine Hunsucker: Born about 1817 in North Carolina.  Married George Carmon on 18 September 1839.

 

g. Margaret Hunsucker: Born 11 April 1818 in Tennessee.  Died 14 June 1896; interred Driftwood Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (1st) Charles Gray on 12 October 1854 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (2nd) William Parris on 1 January 1851 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

h. George W. Hunsucker: Born about 1825 in Tennessee.  Married Charlotte Lockman on 9 August 1849 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

i. Susannah "Susan" Hunsucker: Born 1823.  Died 1876.

 

j. Henry Hunsucker #2 "Henry Junior": Born April 1828 in Tennessee.  Married (1st) Sarah Robinett on 8 October 1849 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (2nd) Melinda Anna Spall on 11 November 1880 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

5   John Hunsucker

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 6 July 1807 in North Carolina.  Died 6 December 1858 in Jackson County, Indiana; interred Old Heighten Hill Cemetery, Medora, Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

 

1850 US Census: John Hunsucker, age 42 (b. NC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  His real estate was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Rosamun Hunsucker, age 44 (b. TN), who could not read or write; son, William Hunsucker, age 20 (b. TN) and employed as a farmer, who attended school within the year; son, Hiram Hunsucker, age 17 (b. IN) and employed as a farmer, who attended school within the year; son, Enoch H. Hunsucker, age 15 (b. IN); son, James Hunsucker, age 11 (b. IN); daughter, Charity Hunsucker, age 9 (b. IN); daughter, Nancy A. Hunsucker, age 4 (b. IN); and son, George W. Hunsucker, age 2 (b. IN).

 

2. Wife: Rosamond/Rosamund Weddle

 

Born 12 December 1805 in Hawkins County, Tennessee; daughter of James R. and Charity (Curry) Weddle.  Died 4 July 1862 in Jackson County, Indiana; interred with John.  Married John Hunsucker on 14 March 1824 in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

 

1860 US Census: Roseman Hunsucker, age 54 (b. TN) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Her real estate was valued at $1,500 and her personal property was valued at $400.  The household also included her daughter, Nancy A. Hunsucker, age 14 (b. IN), whose real estate was valued at $1,190; son, Geo W. Hunsucker, age 12 (b. IN), whose real estate was valued at $1,190; and daughter, Lucinda Hunsucker, age 8 (b. IN).

 

3. Child:

 

a. Eliza Hunsucker: Born 14 February 1828 in Tennessee.  Died 18 April 1909 at Houston, Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana; interred there in Cornett Grove Cemetery.  Married James E. Cornett on 21 January 1846 at Weddleville, Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

 

b. William Hunsucker: Born 24 January 1830 in Tennessee.  Died 15 December 1910 in Hamilton Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (1st) Ann Mitchel Alexander on 27 February 1851 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (2nd) Amanda Ann Arthur on 2 March 1889 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

c. Hiram Hunsucker: Born 8 September 1832 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Died 1869.  Veteran of the American Civil War.  Married Elizabeth Jones on 3 March 1853 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

d. Enoch Henry Hunsucker: See generation 4, below.

 

e. James W. Hunsucker: Born 13 June 1838 in Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Died 17 December 1912 in Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana; interred there.  Married (1st) Louvisa "Visey" Owen on 15 September 1875 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (2nd) Mary Jane Owen on 3 March 1859 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (3rd) Abigale/Abigail McCory on 4 November 1894 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

f. Charity Hunsucker: Born 3 September 1840 at Weddleville, Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Died 25 March 1930 at Carl Junction, Jasper County, Missouri; interred there.  Married John Nilson on 15 September 1858 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

g. Elizabeth Hunsucker: Born 10 September 1843.  Died 17 February 1844.

 

h. Nancy Ann Hunsucker: Born 14 August 1845 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Married Johnathan Owen on 14 march 1861 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

i. George Washington Hunsucker: Born 5 May 1848 at Weddleville, Jackson County, Indiana.  Died October 1926 at Carl Junction, Jasper County, Missouri.  Married Isabella (Nilson) Sawhill on 16 April 1868

 

j. Sarah Hunsucker: Born 9 July 1849 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Died 19 July 1849.

 

k. Lucinda Hunsucker: Born about 1852 in Indiana.

 

4   Enoch Henry Hunsucker (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 9 November 1834 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Died before August 1874, when his wife remarried.  Was a Justice of the Peace in Jackson County, Indiana in 1868 and 1869.

 

1850 US Census: Enoch H. Hunsucker, age 15 (b. IN), resided with his parents in Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

 

1860 US Census: Enoch Hunsucker, age 25 (b. IN) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Carr Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  His real estate was valued at $2,500 and his personal property was valued at $900.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Hunsucker, age 20 (b. IN); and daughter, Eliza Jane Hunsucker, age 1 (b. IN).

 

1870 US Census: Enoch H. Hunsucker, age 35 (b. IN) and employed as a butcher, was heading a household in Toronto Township, Woodson County, Kansas.  His personal property was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Hunsucker, age 32 (b. IN); daughter, Eliza J. Hunsucker, age 11 (b. IN); daughter, Elizabeth C. Hunsucker, age 9 (b. IN); son, John B. Hunsucker, age 7 (b. IN); son, Thomas J. Hunsucker, age 4 (b. IN); and daughter, Emesetta Hunsucker, age 1 (b. IN).

 

2. Wife: Mary Ann Brown (photos) (more info)

 

Born September 1837 in Jackson County, Indiana; daughter of John (b. 1814, d. 1879) and Elizabeth Jane (Prather) Brown (b. 1812).  Died 9 September 1902 at Kurtz, Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Married (1st) Enoch Henry Hunsucker on 20 March 1856 (license dated 15 Mar 1856) in Jackson County, Indiana, with a Justice of the Peace officiating.  Following Enoch's death, married (2nd) Othemiele/Othenile Dudley "O.D." Edwards (photos) on 13 August 1874 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

1850 US Census: John Brown, age 37 (b. NC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  His real estate was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Brown, age 39 (b. KY), who could not read or write; son Thomas Brown, age 16 (b. IN) and employed as a farmer, who attended school within the year; daughter, Elanor J. Brown, age 15 (b. IN); daughter, Mary A. Brown, age 12 (b. IN); daughter, Phebe A. Brown, age 10 (b. IN); daughter, Margaret Brown, age 7 (b. IN); son, John W. Brown, age 5 (b. IN); and John Hill, age 17 (b. IN) and employed as a farmer, who attended school within the year.

 

1860 US Census: John Brown, age 45 (b. NC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Salt Creek Township (Houston Post Office), Jackson County, Indiana.  His real estate was valued at $2,500 and his personal property was valued at $1,010.  The household also included his wife, Mary Brown, age 34 (b. OH); daughter, Margaret Brown, age 16 (b. IN); daughter, Elizabeth Brown, age 9 (b. IN); daughter, Martha Brown, age 3 (b. IN); daughter, Euretta Brown, age 8 months (b. IN); and John W. Lefevre, age 9 (b. OH).

 

1880 US Census: Otheniel Edward, age 44 (b. KY; parents b. KY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  He could not read or write.  The household also included his wife, Mary Edward, age 43 (b. IN; parents b. NC); daughter, Eliza J. Edward, age 21 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and widowed or divorced; son, John B. Edward, age 17 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and in school; daughter, Zetta Edward, age 11 (b. IN; parents b. IN); son, Frank Edward, age 8 (b. IN; parents b. IN); and grandson, James Edward, age 2 months (b. Mar 1880 in IN; parents b. IN).

 

1900 US Census: Otheniel D. Edwards, age 65 (b. Apr 1835 in KY; father b. England; mother b. KY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Mary A. Edwards, age 62 (b. Sep 1837 in IN; father b. NC; mother b. IN), who had had 7 children, 5 of whom were still alive; step-daughter, Emma Byarlay, age 38 (b. Dec 1861 in IN; parents b. IN), who was married and had had 3 children, 1 of whom was still alive; and grandson, Harry F. Coles [should be Cowles], age 5 (b. Jan 1895 in IN; father b. MN; mother b. IN). 

 

3. Children:

 

a. Eliza Jane Hunsucker: Born about 1859 in Jackson County, Indiana.  Died about 19 September 1937 in Illinois.  Married (1st) James A. Bagwell on 3 October 1877 in Jackson County, Indiana and had the following son:

 

(1. James Bagwell: Born March 1880 in Indiana.  Of interest, at the time of the 1880 US Census, James and his mother resided with his grandparents, Otheniel and Mary Edward and both were enumerated with surname Edward.

 

Eliza (Hunsucker) Bagwell married (2nd) Jesse Callahan on 11 June 1881 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

b. Elizabeth "Lessie" Celestine Hunsucker: Born about 1860 in Indiana.  Died 1946.

 

c. John Brown Hunsucker: See generation 3, below.

 

d. Thomas J. Hunsucker: Born 1866 in Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

 

e. Emmazetta "Zetta" J. Hunsucker (also seen: Emma Z. Hunsucker): (female) (more info) Born about 1869 (also seen: b. Dec 1861) in Indiana.  Perhaps died 1 April 1909.  Of interest, at the time of the 1880 US Census, Zetta resided with her mother and step-father, Otheniel Edward, and was enumerated as Zetta Edward.

 

1870 & 1880 US Census: Emesetta/Zetta resided with her parents.

 

1900 US Census: Otis M. Byarlay, age 44 (b. Apr 1856 in IN; father b. TN; mother b. IN) and employed as a picture agent, was heading a household on 9 June 1900 in Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana (sheet 9).  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Emmazetta Byarlay, age 30 (b. Jan 1870 in IN; parents b. IN), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Annie E. Byarlay, age 12 (b. Mar 1882 in IN; parents b. IN).  Of interest, Emma Byarlay, age 38 (b. Dec 1861) and mother of 3, 1 of whom was still alive, was also enumerated on 13 June 1900 (sheet 12 & 13) in the household headed by her step-father, Othenile D. Edwards, age 65, in Owens Township, Indiana.

 

Zetta Hunsucker married (1st) Robert Frederick Cowles "Fred" (b. 1866 in WI/ND/MN), son of W. P. and Hattie K. (Hood) Cowles, on 2 November 1895 at Marion, Grant County, Indiana and had 3 children, including:

 

(1. Child: Born 12 December 1893 in Barron County, Wisconsin.

 

(2. Harry Franklin Cowles: (more info) Born 24 January 1894/95 at Kurtz, Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

 

1920 US Census: Harry H. Cowles, age 25 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and employed as a switchman for the steam railroad, was heading a household in the City of Seymour, Jackson Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  The household also included his wife, Martha A. Cowles, age 19 (b. IN; parents b. IN); son, William F. Cowles, age 1 year and 4 months (b. IN); and sister-in-law, Pearl Hunnicutt, age 16 (b. IN; parents b. IN), single, and employed as an assistant weaver in a woolen mill.

 

1940 US Census: Colter H. Waldkoetter/Waldhoelter, age 35 (b. IN) and employed as a laborer in the building industry, was heading a household at 410 West Tipton Street in the City of Seymour, Jackson Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Mabel N. Waldkoetter/Waldhoelter, age 33 (b. IN), who had completed 8th grade; step-son, Melvin Cowles, age 15 (b. IN) and single, who had completed 1 year of high school; step-daughter, Zelina Cowles, age 13 (b. IN), who had completed 6th grade; and step-daughter, Velma Cowles, age 13 (b. IN), who had completed 6th grade.  They all resided in the same city in April 1935.

 

Harry Cowles married (1st) Mabel Nolte (b. 15 May 1904 in Jennings Co., IN, d. 21 Feb 1987), daughter of Adam and Effie (Wells) Nolte, on 25 October 1923 in Bartholomew County, Indiana and had the following children:

 

(a. William F. Cowles: Born about 1918 in Indiana.

 

(b. Melvin Dean Cowles: (more info) Born 21 July/June 1924 at Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana.  Died 18 March 2005 at Vallonia, Jackson County, Indiana.  Melvin Cowles married Mary Kathryn Mellencamp (more info) (b. 27 Dec 1924 at Seymour, Jackson Co., IN, d. there 6 Aug 1998; interred there in Riverview Cem.), daughter of Harry Perry and Laura (Noblitt) Mellencamp (and sister of Richard Mellencamp, whose son, John J. Mellencamp (b. 1951), was a celebrated musician), 8 September 1941 (license issued same day) in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

(c. Zelina Cowles: Twin.  Born about 1927 in Indiana.

 

(d. Velma Cowles: Twin.  Born about 1927 in Indiana.

 

Harry F. Cowles married (2nd) Martha May Hunnicutt (b. 29 Mar 1899 in Hamilton Co., IN), daughter of Frank and Lillie (Sims) Hunnicutt, in November 1917 (license issued 10 Nov 1917).

 

Zetta (Hunsucker) Cowles married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Otis Monroe Byarlay (b. 11 Apr 1856 at Clear Spring, Jackson Co., IN, d. 1 Jun 1945 at Medora, Jackson Co., IN), son of Benjamin Williams Byarlay and Louisiana (Weddell) Byarlay, on 12 September 1898 in Jackson County, Indiana; subsequently divorced.  Zetta (Hunsucker)(Cowles) Byarlay married (3rd) Joseph F. Martin on 3 September 1904 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

f. Frank Hunsucker: Born about 1872 in Indiana.  Of interest, at the time of the 1880 US Census, Frank resided with his mother and step-father, Otheniel Edward, and was enumerated as Frank Edward.

 

3   John Brown Hunsucker (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 3 April 1860 at Freetown, Pershing Township, Jackson County, Indiana (also seen: b. MO).  Died 25 September 1934, age 74 years, 5 months, 22 days, from complications of chronic myocarditis; interred Kurtz, Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Employed primarily as a teamster; also as a grocer.

 

1870 US Census: Resided with his parents in Toronto Township, Woodson County, Kansas.

 

1880 US Census: John Hunsucker, age 17 (b. IN; parents b. IN), single, and employed as a farm hand, resided in the household headed by his uncle, Thomas Brown, age 44 (b. IN; father b. NC; mother b. IN) and employed as a farmer, in Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  The household also included Thomas's wife, Leann Brown, age 42 (b. IN; father b. KY; mother b. NC); son, George Mc Brown, age 18 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and employed as a farm hand; daughter, Sarah J. Brown, age 15 (b. IN; parents b. IN); daughter, Mary Brown, age 13 (b. IN; parents b. IN); and son, Albert Brown, age 11 (b. IN; parents b. IN).

 

Of interest, John Hunsucker, age 17, was also enumerated as "John B. Edward" with his mother and step-father in Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana (see above).

 

1900 US Census: John B. Hunsucker, age 38 (b. Apr 1862 in IN; parents b. IN) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hamilton Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Charlotte, Hunsucker, age 34 (b. Oct 1865 in IN; parents b. IN), who had had 6 children, 5 of whom were still alive; son, Orvel Hunsucker, age 16 (b. Dec 1884 in IN) and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Eunis Hunsucker, age 11 (b. Mar 1889 in IN); daughter, Mollie Hunsucker, age 8 (b. Jun 1891 in IN); daughter, Elsie Hunsucker, age 5 (b. Jun 1894 in IN); and son, Reacy Hunsucker, age 1 (b. Feb 1899 in IN).

 

1910 US Census: John Huntsucker, age 47 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and employed as a driver of a team [presumably team of horses; teamster], was heading a household on Shanklin Street in Jasonville Township, Greene County, Indiana.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Lottie Hunsucker, age 44 (b. IN; parents b. IN), who had had 7 children, all still alive; son, Orville Hunsucker, age 23 (b. IN), single, and employed as a day laborer doing odd jobs; daughter, Eunice Hunsucker, age 20 (b. IN) and single; daughter, Mollie Hunsucker, age 18 (b. IN) and single; daughter, Elsie Hunsucker, age 16 (b. IN) and single; daughter, Reecy Hunsucker, age 11 (b. IN); son, Russell, age 9 (b. IN); and son, Ray Hunsucker, age 5 (b. IN).

 

1920 US Census: John B. Hunsucker, age 56 (b. IN; parents b. US) and employed as a grocery merchant, was heading a household at 301 South Rail Road in the City of Jasonville, Wright Township, Greene County, Indiana.  The household also included his wife, Sharlotte Hunsucker, age 57 (b. IN; parents b. IN); son, Orville Hunsucker, age 40 (b. IN), single, and employed as a railroad laborer; son, Reace Hunsucker, age 20 (b. IN), single, and employed as a railroad laborer; son, Russell Hunsucker, age 17 (b. IN), single and employed as a grocery store salesman; and son, Ray Hunsucker, age 15 (b. IN), single, and employed as a grocery salesman.

 

1930 US Census: John Hunsucker, age 70 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and not employed, who married 1st at age 22, resided as a lodger in the household headed by Iva McKee, age 26 (b. IN; parents b. IN) at 1318 North 15th Street in the City of Terra Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  Iva was widowed and had married 1st at age 19.  The household also included John's son, Russell Hunsucker, age 27 (b. IN; parents b. IN), single, and employed as a filling station attendant.

 

2. Wife: Charlotte "Lottie" Fleetwood (more info)

 

Born October 1865 in Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana (also seen: b. MO); daughter of Adam F. and Delphi J. (Dyer) Fleetwood and granddaughter of John and Sarah "Sally" Ann (Todd) Fleetwood.  Died 24 May 1927 in Greene County, Indiana; interred Kurtz, Owen Township, Jackson County, Indiana.  Married John B. Hunsucker on 6 May 1883 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Orville Hunsucker: Born 11 December 1882/84 in Jackson County, Indiana.

 

b. Child: Died young.

 

c. Eunice Mae Hunsucker: (more info) Born 15 March 1889 in Kansas.

 

1920 US Census: George E. Martin, age 40 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and employed driving a coal wagon, was heading a household at 3016 North 15th Street in Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  The household also included his wife, Eunice Martin, age 30 (b. KS; parents b. IN); daughter, Thelma Martin, age 9 (b. IN); and son, Leo R. Martin, age 6 (b. IN).

 

Eunice Hunsucker married (1st) George Edward Martin (b. Rockville, Parke Co., IN); divorced on 24 June 1926.  They had the following children:

 

(1. Thelma Martin: (more info) Born 29 May 1910 at Terre Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.

 

1930 US Census: Fred Morrison, age 23 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and employed as a meat cutter in a meat shop, was heading a household at 83 South 17th Street in the City of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.  He was married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Thelma Morrison, age 20 (b. 20; parents b. IN) and employed as a presser in a tailor shop, who was married 1st at age 18.

 

1940 US Census: Fred W. Morrison, age 32 (b. IN) and employed as a meat cutter for a retail grocery, was heading a household at 1134 Maple Avenue in the City of Terre Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  He had completed 2 years of high school and he resided in the same township in April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Thelma Morrison, age 29 (b. IN), who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Jack Morrison, age 9 (b. IN); and daughter, Mary Lou Morrison, age 2 (b. IN).

 

Thelma Martin married Fred W. Morrison, Jr. (b. 20 Aug 1907 in Clay Co., IN), son of Fred W. and Minnie (Ringo) Morrison, on (?) (license issued 8 Aug 1929) and had the following children:

 

(a. Jack Morrison: Born about 1931 in Indiana.

 

(b. Mary Lou Morrison: Born about 1938 in Indiana.

 

(2. Leo Roy Martin: (more info) Born 23 March 1913 at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.  Veteran of World War II; enlisted 3 April 1942 at Indianapolis, Indiana.  In 1979 resided at Terre Haute, Indiana.  Married (1st) (?); divorced August 1940; no children.  Married (2nd) Gertrude Mae Orman on 6 May 1943 at Santa Ana, Orange County, California; divorced June 1946.  Leo married (3rd), as her 2nd husband, Margaret (Goddard) Harvey (b. 22 May 1915 at Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN), daughter of John Otis and Grace Myrtle (Hayes) Goddard, on 7 March 1948 (license issued 4 Mar 1948).  Margaret married (1st) (?) Harvey; divorced in May 1940.

 

Eunice (Hunsucker) Martin married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Fred B. Mitchell (b. 12 May 1891 in Clay Co., IN), son of Joseph H. and Ella (Stoops) Mitchell, on 29 May 1928 in Vigo County, Indiana.  Fred's 1st wife died on 25 September 1926.

 

d. Mary "Mollie" Hunsucker: (more info) Born 7 June 1891/92 at Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana.  Died 18 February 1974 in Berrion County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Charles R. Wicker, age 30 (b. IL; parents b. IL) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at 2911 North 15 ˝ Street in Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  The household also included his wife, Mary Wicker, age 28 (b. IN; parents b. IN); daughter, Dorothy J. Wicker, age 11 months (b. IN); and stepson, Earl A. Wallace, age 11 (b. IN).

 

1930 US Census: Charles R. Wicker, age 40 (b. IL; parents b. IL) and employed as a construction laborer, was heading a household at 3002 North 15 ˝ Street in Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  He was married 1st at age 25.  The household also included his wife, Mary Wicker, age 38 (b. IN; parents b. IN), who was married 1st at age 23; daughter, Dortha J. Wicker, age 11 (b. IN); and son, John R. Wicker, age 4 (b. IN).

 

1940 US Census: Charles Wicker, age 50 (b. IL) and was self employed as a cement contractor, was heading a household in Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  His residence was valued at $2,000; he had completed 5th grade; and he resided in the same house in April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Mary Wicker, age 48 (b. IN), who had completed 5th grade; and son, John R. Wikcer, age 14 (b. IN), who had completed 7th grade.  Of interest, the household headed by John Wicker, age 77 (b. IL), who had completed 2nd grade, was enumerated next door.  That household also included John's wife, Francis Wicker, age 73 (b. IL), who had completed 6th grade; John's son-in-law, Clark McDaniel, age 49 (b. IL) and employed as a hodcarrier? for a private contractor, who had completed 3rd grade; and Clark's wife, Maude McDaniel, age 49 (b. IL), who had completed 2 years of college.

 

Mary Hunsucker married (1st) George Wallace (b. 15 Feb 1890 at Terre Haute, IN, d. there 7 May 1910) (also seen: d. 1912) on 16 March 1908 in Vigo County, Indiana and had the following son:

 

(1. Earl A. Wallace: Born about 1909 in Indiana.

 

Mary (Hunsucker) Wallace married (2nd), as his 1st wife, Charles "Charley" Roy Wicker (more info) (b. 5 May 1889 at Paris, Edgar Co., IL, d. abt 11 Oct 1956 at Terre Haute, IN), son of John and Frances E. (Jarvis/James) Wicker, on 8 November 1915 in Vigo County, Indiana and had the following children:

 

(2. Dorothy J. Wicker: Born about 1919 in Indiana.  Married Burton O'Dell on 5 November 1936 in Vigo County, Indiana.

 

(3. John R. Wicker: Born about 1926 in Indiana.

 

e. Elsie Hunsucker: Born 20 June 1893/94 in Indiana.  Married Ora Adolphus Reed on 7 May 1910 in Greene County, Indiana.

 

f. Reese "Reece" Hunsucker: (more info) (male) Born 9 January 1900 (also seen: Feb 1899) at Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana.  Died 7 August 1977 in Henry County, Indiana.  Married Cora Isaacs (b. 19 Feb 1905 at Terra Haute, IN), daughter of James and Tillie (Summers) Isaacs, on 24 January 1925 in Vigo County, Indiana.

 

g. Russell Hunsucker: Born 3 July 1901 in Indiana.  Died February 1976 at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.

 

1930 US Census: Russell Hunsucker, age 27 (b. IN; parents b. IN), single, and employed a filling station attendant, resided, along with his father, as a lodger in the household headed by Iva McKee, age 26 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and widowed, at 1318 North Street in the City of Terra Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.

 

1940 US Census: Russell Hunsucker, age 39 (b. IN) single, and employed as doing odd jobs trucking with his own truck, was heading a household at 2618 21st Street in Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  He had completed 7th grade.

 

h. Ray Hunsucker: See generation 2, below.

 

2   Ray Hunsucker (photos) (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 2 July 1905 at Jasonville, Wright Township, Greene County, Indiana.  Died 23 March 1979 at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; interred Oak Hill Cemetery.  Employed as a salesman for the Diamond Salt Corporation.  In that capacity moved his family to Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.  Resided last at Pleasant Ridge, Ohio.

 

1940 US Census: Ray Hunsucker, age 34 (b. IN) and employed as a salesman for a soap manufacturing company, was heading a household at 1327 North 9th Street in Terre Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo County, Indiana.  He had completed 4 years of high school, and in April 1935 he had resided at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  The household also included his wife Opal Hunsucker, age 31 (b. KY), who had completed 4 years of high school and in April 1935 resided at Indianapolis, Indiana; and daughter, Diana Hunsucker, age 4 (b. IN).

 

2. Wife #1: Blanche M. White (more info)

 

Born 1 July 1903 at Clay City, Harrison Township, Clay County, Indiana; daughter of Edward and Florence (Kerschner) White of Coalmont, Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana (northwest of Jasonville).  Blanche had the following daughter:

 

a. Kathryn (?) Wise: Born about March 1925.  Perhaps formally adopted by her step-father, Ralph Wise.

 

Blanche White of Calumet, Indiana married (1st) Ray Hunsucker on 9 April 1925 (license issued the same day) in Vigo County, Indiana, just days after Blanche's daughter, Kathryn, was born; divorced 7 ˝ months later, 24 November 1925. Blanche (White) Hunsucker married (2nd) Forrest Ralph Wise (more info) (b. 5 Nov 1902 at Dugger, Cass Twp, Sullivan Co., IN), son of Charles N. and Stella E. (Fields) Wise; license issued 24 July 1926.

 

1930 US Census: Ralph Wise, age 26 (b. IN; parents b. IN) and employed as a record clerk for the Republic Creosoting Company, was heading a household at 1525 Goodlett Street, Wayne Township, Marion County, Indiana.  He was married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Wise, age 26 (b. IN; parents b. IN), who was married 1st at age 20 [should be 21]; and daughter, Kathryn Wise, age 5 years and 1 month (b. IN; parents b. IN).

 

Blanche (White)(Hunsucker) Wise of Coalmont, Indiana married (3rd), as his 1st wife, Carl E. S. Parnell (b. 24 Sep 1898 at Stevenspoint, WI), son of Claude and Eva (Sampsell) Parnell.

 

2. Wife #2: Flora Opal Stewart (photos) (more info)

"Opal"

 

Born 19 May 1906 at Beaver Dam, Ohio County, Kentucky; daughter of Reuben C. and Eva Adelea (Miller) Stewart, both born at Beaver Dam, Kentucky.  Died 8 January 1981; interred with Ray.  Her Stewart ancestors immigrated to Virginia in 1660.  Part of the family moved to Kentucky, settling in Ohio County with land grant warrants from the American Revolutionary War.  Met Ray Hunsucker at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana; license to marry him dated 19 October 1929 in Owen County, Indiana.

 

Of interest: A brother of one of Opal's distant great-grandmothers married Rachel Boone, niece of the famous American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman.

 

3. Child:

 

a. Diana Joyce Hunsucker: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Diana Joyce Hunsucker

 

Born 27 August 1935 at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  Died 9 March 2013 at Springdale, Hamilton County, Ohio.  Married Glenn Edward Stephan, paragraph 4a.C.3.f.(4.(a.(4)(a) of the Henry Biles (6) page in 1957.

 

See Henry Biles Page for More Info

 

 

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