Joseph Burch Jr. and Elizabeth Gardner

Joseph BURCH Jr., son of Joseph BURCH and Malinda COLLINS, is given as having been born 18 Feb. 1812 in Surry County NC. He died 11 July 1842 in Greene County, IN. at about 30.

Joseph BURCH Jr. married Elizabeth GARDNER, daughter of John GARDNER and Elizabeth BREEDEN, in 1834 in Greene Co. IN. Elizabeth GARDNER was born 15 May 1813 in Calvert Co. MD and died 18 Dec. 1871 in Martin Co. IN at about 68.

  1. Carrie (Cary) Ann BURCH b. 1835 in Greene County, Indiana, died 1917 in Chautauqua County, Kansas, married James E. SPARKS.
  2. John Wesley BURCH b. 20 Jan. 1836, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, died 1886 Nov 3 in Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana. Married Elizabeth E. LENTZ 1860 Dec 20 in Indiana. Their children were James, Wesley, Emily Ann, Mary Elizabeth and Isaac Nathan.
  3. Isaac Franklin BURCH b. 1838 in Ohio, died 1893 Feb 28 in Martin, Indiana, married on 1867 May 2 in Martin County, Indiana, Clarisa M. Bright who was born 1848 in Ohio.
  4. Martha Melinda BURCH b. 1842 in Indiana m. Thomas ELSEY 13 April 1859 in Martin County, Indiana

After the death of Joseph BURCH, Elizabeth GARDNER BURCH married second Richard CRANE who was her brother-in-law, who had married first Rebecca Jane GARDNER 1 Dec. 1824.

First, Richard’s children with Rebecca Jane Gardner:

  1. John Cord Crane b. 1825 March 26 in Monroe County, Indiana, died 1859 July 4, married on 1844 March 19 in Monroe County, Indiana to Alvira Ellis, b. abt. 1814, daughter of James Mason Ellis and Francis Fanny Doughty. Alvira was a sister of Mary Ann Ellis b. 1806 who married James Sparks in 1827 (the direct line of this blog). One will note that Alvira didn’t marry until 30 and her husband was 18.
  2. Richard Allen Crane b. 1826, died 1878, married 1846 Jan 22 in Monroe County, Indiana to Elizabeth J. Sparks b. 1828, died before 1853. Elizabeth was a daughter of James Sparks and Mary Ann Ellis and so a sister of James E. Sparks who married Carrie Burch. Richard Allen Crane was a 1st cousin and step brother of Carrie Burch. Richard and Elizabeth had a son James Sylvester b. 1848 March 11 who married Emily Lents (Lentz?) 1866 Aug 8 in Martin County, Indiana.
  3. William Thomas Crane b. 1828 in Monroe County, Indiana, died 1882 in Martin County, Indiana, married 1850 Nov 12 to Elizabeth B. Flood, born 1827 May 17 in Shelby County, Kentucky.
  4. Isaac Allsbury Crane b. 1831, married 1851 Sep 18 to Mary B. Williams.
  5. Elizabeth Jane Crane b. 1833 married 1852 Jan 20 John Cannon b. abt. 1830.
  6. James Benjamin Crane b. 1832 Sep 28 in Monroe County, Indiana, died 1909 April 27 in Martin County, Indiana, married 1857 Dec 6 to Louisa Bowon.
  7. Sarah Ann Crane b. 1836 Aug 6, died 1858.
  8. Susan Rebecca Crane b. 1838 June 27, died 1888 March 5, married James Mays.
  9. George Harrison Crane b. 1840 March 10, died 1907 July 9, married Laura Cloutch and a Bussinger.

Elizabeth Gardner and Richard CRANE had the following children:

  1. Charles Henry CRANE b. 7 Feb. 1847, d. 24 Nov. 1904 at 57, married Lucinda D. SHOEMAKER on 3 June 1883.
  2. Eliza Emeline CRANE b. 5 Oct. 1848, d. 10 July 1910 at 61, married Walter R. LOVE 12 Nov. 1868. He was the son of Hubbard Love b. 1805 and Sarah Smith b. abt. 1810.
  3. Joseph Washington CRANE b. 10 June 1850 d. 8 May 1917 in Princeton, Indiana. He married Ruth H. MCCULLOUGH
  4. Lucinda Catherine CRANE b. 30 Nov. 1851 d. 7 April 1923 at 71, married Jabez JONES, 5. Nov. 1868.
  5. James CRANE b. 1853
  6. Julia Anne CRANE b. 13 May 1854 m. Richard M. FIELDS 19 March 1871.
  7. Florence CRANE b. 2 October 1860 d. 9 Nov. 1879 at 19.

THE CENSUS DATA

1840 GREENE CO. INDIANA CENSUS

pg. 122 (pg. 41 of 50 Ancestry.com)

Archibald CARMICAL
Archibald CARMICAL Jr.
Elisha BIRCH – 2 – – 1 | – – – – 1
John GARDNER Sr. 1 – – – 1 – – 1 | – – 1 – 1 – – 1

pg. 123 (43 of 50 at Ancestry.com)

John WORKMAN
?
Js. GARDNER – – – – 1 | 2 1 – – 1
Isaac GARDNER – – 3 – – – 1 | 3 – – – – – 1
? WHALY?
Zebulon Alexander
John GARDNER Jr. – – – – 1 | 1 – – – – 1
Asa WHALEY

pg. 124 (45 of 50 at Ancestry.com)

Enoch SHELTAN?
M. WILLIAMS?
James B. BURCH 2 2 1 – – 1 | – – 2 – – 1
Andrew MCCRAW
Joseph BURCH – – – 1 – – – – 1 | – – – – – – – 1
Joseph BURCH Jr. 2 – – – 1 | 2 – – – 1
NOTE: Carrie Ellis Burch’s parents.
Wm. COLLINS – 1 1 – 1 | 1 – – – 1
Davis BURCH 2 – – – 1 | – 1 – – 1
James BARTAU
Wm. RUSSELL? Sr. Wm. RUSSELL
George BURCH Sr. – – – 1 – – – – – 1 | 1 1 2 – – – – – 1
John CRANE – – 1 – – 1 | 1 1 – – 1
Charles BURCH – 1 1 – – – 1 | 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 –
Yuel BURCH – – – – 1 | 1 – – – 1
G. W. COLLINS 1 – – – – 1 | – – – – 1
Micajah COLLINS – – – – – – – 1 | – – – – – – – 1 – – 1
Floyd COLLINS – – – – – 1 | – – – 1
James BURCH Sr. 1 – – – – – – – – – 1 | – – – – – – – – 1
James P? BURCH – 1 1 1 – 1 | 1 1 1 1 – 1
James EDWARDS
Wm. EDWARDS
Jeremiah WALKER
George EDWARDS
Samuel CLOVER?
James F.? CHANEY
Solomon WILKINSON?
Zuben BEASLEY?
Isaac HOOPERS
Elizabeth RUBBLE?
Obadiah NASH
Heardin EDWARDS
Andrew WEAVER
Aurora? GOODIE?
Allen SPARKS 1 1 – – 1 | 1 – – – 1

In the 1850 Martin Co. Perry Township IN census. Elizabeth CRANE is living nearby James and Mary SPARKS. Her husband, Richard, is given as living in the household of his son, Richard A. CRANE, next door, but this is probably a transcription error in the census. Children living with Elizabeth were John C., Thomas, Isaac E., Elizabeth, Benjamin J., Susan R., (all of these previous children of Richard and Rebecca), Charles H., Elisa E., Cary A. BIRCH (given as 2 which is an error), John A. BIRCH, Isaac T. BURCH and Martha S. BIRCH. A child of Richard and Rebecca’s who isn’t in the household is Sarah Crane, who would have been about 14. Carrie Burch is erroneously given as 2 when she would have been 15, but her siblings ages are all about right.

1850 MARTIN COUNTY PERRY TOWNSHIP INDIANA CENSUS
pg. 51A
140/142
John ELLIS 76 farmer b. PA 400 can’t read or write
William 38 farmer 200 b. KY can’t read or write
John 34 150 b. KY can’t read or write
Elizabeth McCAMORIN 36 b. KY can’t read or write
Mary ELLIS 32 b. IN
William McCAMORIN 16
Sarah MURPHY 15
Jane MURPHY 15 twins
William McCAMORIN 16 farmer b. IN
141/144
Martin STUCKEY 52 potter 400 b. KY
Catharine 31 b. NC
John 1 b. IN
Martin 1. b. IN
142/145
Upton STUCKEY 27 potter 600 b. IN
Jane 30 b. NC
Martin 4 b. IN
Arthur 1 b. IN
Aaron ROSE 16 potter b. NJ
143/146
Hubbard LOVE 45 farmer
Sarah LOVE 40 $500 b. NC
John 30 farmer b. IN
Sarah J. 18
William N. 15 farmer
Mary Ann 13
Arch 10
Emaline 7
Naller ? 3
144/147
Sabra LOVE 83 b. PA
James S. LOVE 22 farmer b. IN
NOTE: Rootsweb.com LOVE message board gives a James LOVE b. c. 1766, m. late 1780 to Sabra., moved to Davies Co. IN c. 1817 then to Martin Co. IN. in 1820. Their children were: Ruth b. 1790 m. 1819 to Martin STUCKEY in IN; Elizabeth b. 1798 m. 1819 to Frederick STUCKEY in IN; John b. after 1791 m. Amy HORNER; William D. b. aft. 1791; James W. P. b. 1800 m. Nancy J. LOVE; Hubbard b. c. 1805 m. Sarah SMITH and then Sarah A. LOVEALL.
145/148
Hannah LOVE 26 b. SC
Abigail B., EMORE 8 b. IN
146/149
John CRANE 26 Farmer 200 b. IN
Elvira 36 b. KY
John C. 4 b. IN
p. 51B
William CRANE 3 b. IN
Ben N. 1
NOTE: Worldconnect gives Elvira ELLIS (sister of Mary Ellis SPARKS) , b. 1814 KY, daughter of James M. ELLIS b. 1784 PA or VA and Francis Fanny DOUGHTY. John Cord CRANE was a son of Richard CRANE and Rebecca GARDNER (Rebecca was a sister of Elizabeth GARDNER and Elizabeth married 2nd Richard CRANE). John Cord CRANE died young… “She may not have been in a good mental state. Some records indicate that her children were given away and she is found in one census as ‘living with a slew of paupers’. 1850 Census: IN, Martin Co. Perry Twp; 1860 Census: IN, Martin Co. Perry Twp, pg 51; 1870 Census: IN, Martin Co. Center Twp. pg. 300; 1880 Census: IN, Martin Co. Perry Twp.; Holt History of Martin Co IN Vol. 2 (Putnam County Library.” Next door is Elvira and Mary’s brother James Nicholas ELLIS. 147/150
James N. ELLIS 36 Farmer 500 b. KY
Maria 36 b. KY
Elvira 13 b. IN
Elizabeth 11
Mary J. 9
James A. 4
Benj. 2
NOTE: This is James Nicholas ELLIS b. 21 July 1811 in Nicolas Co. KY and died 3 Sept. 1892 in Neosho Co. KS. His wife is Rebecca Mariah SCOTT b. 1 May 1816 in Nicolas Co. KY. A genforum post notes on Rebecca Mariah SCOTT that her parents were Jonathan SCOTT and Catherine BORDERS, and that Jonathan’s father was Simon SCOTT who “was a youngster in Scotland when Pirates captured him, and released him in Virginia when he was of age…thus he knew his first name but not last, so he called his surname Scott after Scotland.” Whether factual or family legend that may one day to prove to not be true, it’s a fun story.
148/151
James SPARKS 46 farmer 300 b. KY
Mary 43 b. KY
George T. 20 b. IN
James E. 18
Otho 16
William 13
Benj. 10
Mary Ellen 5
149/152
Richard A. CRANE 23 Farmer $200
Elizabeth CRANE 22
James S. 2
Richard 49 farmer $650 b. KY 150/153
Elizabeth CRANE 42
John C. 23 farmer
Thomas 22 farmer $400
Isaac E. 19
Elizabeth 17
Benjamin J. 16
Susan R. 16
Charles H. 3
Elisa E. 2
Cary A. BIRCH 2
John A. BIRCH 13
Isaac T. BURCH 12
Martha S. BIRCH 7
George H. CRANE 10
151/156 James and Percilla QUEEN

1860 CUMBERLAND COUNTY ILLINOIS SPRING POINT CENSUS
pg. 738
James ELLIS 38 stone mason b. KY
R. Mariah 44 b. KY
Elvira MILLER 23 b. IN
Mary ELLIS 19
James 14
Benjamin 12
Jonathan 10
Margaret
Sarah A.
Thomas
James W. ? 4
Albert 5
NOTE: James ELLIS was living next to the SPARKS in the 1850 Martin County census.
pg. 740 (76 ancestry.com)
73/73 James W. SCOTT 45 wheelwright $1200 $500 b. KY
Adelia 45 b. GA?
Malison 19 f. b. IL
Carolin 16 b. IL
Robert 12. b. IN
James Wesley SCOTT is going to be a relative of Rebecca Mariah SCOTT married to James ELLIS in the above household.
74/74
James SPARKS 54 M Farmer personal value 200 b. KY
Mary 53 F b. KY
Benjamin D. 21 M b. IN
Mary E. 17 F b. IN
75/75
James SPARKS 26 m Farmer b. IN
Cary A. 24 F b. IN
John 7 M b. IN
Mary E. 3 F b. IN
Martha C. 1 F b. IN
576/576?
John COWWDE? COWWELE 50 b. NY and family
84/84 577/577
Wiley C. VAILS 36 and Susan and family
78/78
Elizabeth M. SCOTT 40 widow
79/79 Davies LARKINS 65 and Ann and family
80/80 John ELLISON 30 and family
81/81 Sanford LARKINS 30
82/82 Wiliam LARKINS 28 and family
83/83 Alfred P. GIBBONS? 43 and family 584/584
D. ELLIS 28 personal property 500 b. ILL
Sarah 25
Martha A. 7
John 5
Andrew Ellison 2
585/585
Samuel SHOPES or SHAPES 36 (PA) and Mary and family
586/586
Stephen SMITH and Julia and family

1860 IN Martin Co Loogootee
352/350 Richard CRANE 58 farmer $4000 $500 b. MD
Elizabeth 28
John 15 b. IN
Chas H. 13
Eliza E. 11
Lucinda 7
Joseph W. 8
James H. 7
Julian 2

In 1870 we find Elizabeth Gardner Crane living in the household of her daughter Eliza who married Walter R. Love. Daughter Julia is with her, but Florence, who would have been about 10, is not.

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Perry, Martin, Indiana; Roll: M593_342; Page: 389; Image: 781.
135/135 STUCKEY Upton 47 Potter $3000 $500 Indiana
Eliza J. 50 NC
Martin C. 24 IN
Arthur D. 21
Upton H. 15
Nancy J. 14
Newton 11
ELLIS John D. 19
136/136 LOVE Walter S. 23 $0 $100 b. IN
Eliza E. 21
Dora E. 9/12
CRANE Elizabeth 59 $0 $400 MD
Julia A. 15
157/157 ELLIS James M. 85 Farmer $700 $120 b. PA
Frances 85 VA
ELSEY Edward M. Farm laborer $0 $200 IN
Sarah 18
HARPER Rebecca 27 domestic

Both Richard H. Crane and Elizabeth Gardner are given as buried in the Love Cemetery in Martin County, Indiana. Joseph Burch Jr. is given as being in the Burch Cemetery at Greene, Indiana.

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