James Morandaham BOTKIN was born on this day in 1856 in Pulaski, Kentucky, USA. James is the oldest son of Moses Matson BOTKIN and Elizabeth GASTINEAU.
On the 23 Nov 1876 he married Lucy Jane WEIBLE in Reynolds, Missouri. Together they had 8 boys, 7 of whom lived to adulthood.
James died on 7 Oct 1926 in Reynolds, Missouri at the age of 70. His death certificate lists the cause as high blood pressure and old age. He is buried in Lower Bee Fork Cemetery, Bunker, Reynolds, Missouri. His FAG memorial can be found here
Thomas Allen BOTKIN was born on this day in 1820 in Virginia, USA. He is the son of George BOTKIN.
On 16 Aug 1840. Thomas married Phebe CONNOR in Grant County, Indiana. Together they had 8 children, 2 boys and 6 girls.
Thomas died on 19 Mar 1864 at the age of 44 in Grant County, Indiana. His is buried in Prickett Cemetery, Jalapa, Grant, Indiana. His FAG memorial can be found here
Harol David HADLEY was born on this day in 1893 in Morgan, Indiana, USA. He is the husband of Nellie Myrtle BRANE.
On 16 Feb 1916, Harol and Nellie were married in Wabash County, Indiana. On the 15 Jul 1970 he died in Kokomo, Indiana and was buried in Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy, Indiana. His FAG memorial can be found here
Giles Parker HUNT was born on this day in 1843 in Randolph County, Indiana. He is the husband of Elmira BOTKIN.
On the 9 Aug 1862, Giles enlisted in the 69th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company D. He mustered out 5 Jul 1865 in Mobile, Alabama.
On 1 Jan 1868 Giles and Elmira were married in Randolph County. They were the parents of 5 children.
Giles died on 31 Oct 1905 in Randolph County, Indiana. His burial location is unknown.
Finally, on this day in 1854, my Great-Great Grandfather, George Washington STEPHENS was born in Wayne County, Indiana. He is the son of William B. STEPHENS and Elizabeth Ann CONNETT.
On the 10 Jul 1877 in Grant County, Indiana, he married Rebecca Jane Catherine BOLE. Together they had 10 children before George died on 20 Jul 1898 at the age of 44 in Mills Township, Grant, Indiana.
Grandpa George is buried in McKinney Lugar Creek Cemetery, Marion, Indiana. His FAG memorial can be found here