John Foster and Catherine Brewer Marriage

Above is the Neosho County, Kansas marriage license, Dec. 22 1869, of Catherine Hedden Brewer and her second husband, John Foster. Born Feb 21 in Shelby County, Kentucky, Catherine was first married on March 30th 1843 to Daniel Levi Brewer (this blog’s direct line). John W. Foster had previously been married to Hannah Oury, who […]

Thomas Strickland and Elizabeth Nichols Marriage

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Courtesy of Judy Berndt, the marriage record of Thomas Strickland and his second wife, Elizabeth, who had been previously married to a man by the name of Nichols. This blog’s direct line is concerned with Thomas and his first wife, Elizabeth Shock. Thomas Strickland was born Oct 18 1802 in Williamson County, Tennessee and died […]

Daniel Brewer and Nancy Smith Marriage

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Daniel A. BREWER was born 31 Aug 1784 in KY and died 9 April 1881 in Coatesville, Hendricks, IN. Daniel married Nancy SMITH born 4 December 1785, died 9 Nov 1859 in Fillmore, Putnam, Indiana. More on that family (direct line of the blog’s author) here.

James Daniel Brewer and Anna Liafe Marriage

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James Daniel Brewer married (1) Maude Mary Uhlman, then (2) Anna Dora Liafe. James Daniel Brewer was a son of Daniel Levi Brewer and Catherine Hedden. Settling in Chautauqua County, Kansas, he was a sibling of direct line. Image is courtesy of Edward Henderson.

Marriage License of Catherine Hedden Brewer and John Foster

Catherine Hedden married first Daniel Levi Brewer on March 30 1843 in Kentucky. He died April 20 1868 in Osage Mission, Neosho, Kansas. On Dec 26 1869, in Neosho county, Kansas, she married 2nd John W. Foster. He had been previously married to Hannah Oury who had died 1868 Jan 31 in Neosho county, Kansas. […]

Marriage License of Mary Sparks and Samuel McCormick

Francis Partch has located the marriage certificate of Mary Sparks and Samuel McCormick. Their marriage took place at Osage Mission, Neosho County, Kansas on December 31st of 1872. This is interesting as it places the Sparks in Neosho County at the same time that the McKenney family is in Neosho. George Washington McKenney Jr., who […]

Martha Catherine Sparks

Martha Catherine Sparks, daughter of James E. and Carrie E. (Cary Ann) Burch Sparks, was born 1859 Oct in Indiana. Her birth family being covered in another post, this one will be concerned with her life after her marriages. On 1878 June 24, at Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, Martha married Philemon Thomas. They would have 7 […]

Amanda “Mandy” Emelia McCormick

Amanda “Mandy” Emelia McCormick, twin to Weltha, was born 1884 Dec 13 in Kansas to Samuel McCormick and Mary Elizabeth Sparks. I’ve covered her family history in another post and will pick up here with her marriages. Mandy’s first marriage was to Elmer T. Conner, 1899 Dec 24 in , Chautauqua County, Kansas. MARRIAGE AFFIDAVIT: […]

Haynes Crabtree, son of Littleton Crabtree and Rebecca Cox

Marriage certificate of Haynes Crabtree and Elizabeth Evans. Right click to view larger. Haynes Crabtree, b. 1829 in , Jones, Mississippi, died March 5 1865 at the Camp Chase POW camp in Ohio. He married on 1853 Sep 7 in , Mobile, Alabama, Elizabeth Evans who was born 1836 Oct 11 in Alabama, died 1906 […]

Samuel Crabtree, son of Irvin Crabtree and Sarah Faggard

Samuel Thomas CRABTREE was born 30 Dec. 1838 at 28 Mile Bluff, AL. He died 17 June 1923 at about 85 and is buried at Indian Springs Cemetery at Eight Mile, AL, where his tombstone reads that he was born 1838 and died in 1923. Amie Akerman notes that both Phelan B. Crabtree, son of […]

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