BRIEF HISTORY OF PEOPLE BURIED AT BATH SPRINGS CEMETERY
1860 Hunter 53;Margaret, wife 52; Margaret, dau 22; Jane dau 21; Rachel dau 18;
Hunter, Jr. 17; Isabelle J. 15; Robert J. 12; Malissa 9.
1870 Hunter 63; Margaret from Pa 62; Hunter Jr. 27; Isabel24; Malissa 19, Margaret
1880 Hunter Sr. 72 retired farmer; Margaret 71
1880 Hunter Jr also in Fairfield Township Franklin Co IN. He married Cynthia J. Co
12 October 1875. Hunter was 37; Cynthia 38; Mary A. 3 ;and dau (sp) Jensverie) 11 months.
1900 Hunter Burk Jr. farmer in Union Township, Union County IN. He was born March 1834. His father had been born in Ireland; Mother in Pa. His wife Cynthia was born March 1842 in IN; father in IN and mother in Pa. Their two children were Mary Ann born March 1877 and Cassie born July 1879.
In 1910 still in Union township and Hunter, Jr. was 67; Cynthia 68; Mary Ann 33 and Carrie C. 30
Their son John Colson in 1860 was 46 yrs. Born in NJ and farming in Harmony twp.
Union County, IN. John Colson married Harriet Bennett 20 February 1834 in Union County, IN. In the census in 1860 Harriet was 46 years also born in NJ. Their children Ambrose 18 born in IN; Maria 16; William 13; Luella 4
In 1870: Same location, John 56 farming; Harriet 56 ; William J. 22; Martha 16.
In 1880 Same location: John Colson was 65 and still farming. Harriet had died and his was married to a Sarah age 41 who had previously been married to a Howe. With them in the household were George Howe 21; John Howe 17; Margaret Howe 15; Charles Howe 12 and Elizabeth Howe 10.
6. COWEN, John L. married Marietta Hughes 23 September 1869 in Franklin Co IN.
John served in the Civil War. Enlisted Co H, 37 Infantry Regiment 18 October 1861 and was mustered out 27 October 1864. He enlisted at Decatur IN. In the records Marietta as a widow filed for a pension in Union County. In the 1880 census the family was in Bath township, Franklin County and John was a farmer. He was about
42 yrs and Mary 41. The two children listed were Capitola a daughter 9; Adela age 5.
In the 1850 census Benjamin was 67; his wife had died and he was in the household
of son Thomas and family. According to the Old Bath Spring cemetery Benjamin died 12 October 1851 age 71 years. The names of all Benjamin and Elizabeth’s children are unknown. The family in Bath Springs is that of their son Thomas Crocker.
Thomas Crocker was born in 1816 in Ohio and married Elizabeth Snow daughter of Hercules and Mary Abercrombie Snow. Elizabeth was born about 1817 in Whitewater township, Franklin Co In. Elizabeth was born 2/3/1818 and died 2/3/1889 burial at Bath Springs.
Their children listed in the 1850 census of Franklin Co, Fairfield Twp.
1.Joseph Crocker age 11 died 8/10/1851 age 12 years and 7 months bur Bath Springs
2.Manford Crocker age 9 was born 7 September 1841 in Fairfield Township, Franklin County IN. Manford served in the Civil War. He enlisted 24 May 1864 in Company H-134th Infantry Regiment and on 2 September 1864 was mustered out at Indianapolis. He married Rachel Burke (Burk) 7 October 1868 in Franklin County She was born in October 1841 and according to the 1900 census had six children, five of whom where still living at that time. Bath Springs records have Manford as born 9/8/1841 and died7/13/1905.
Rachel Burke Crocker according to Bath Springs born 10/19/1841 died 3/22/1920.
Of this Crocker family the only member to carry on the name as far as we can research was the children of Manford and Rachel. IN the 1880 census living in Fairfield township, Franklin County, Manford was 37 and farming. Rachel was 36 and their children were Effie Snow age 10, Leonodus 7; Vaughn 4 and Curtis 2. At that time his parents lived very near to them.
In the 1900 census the family was still in the same location; Manford was 58 married 31 years. Rachel was 58 and had 6 children with 5 living. The two children still living with them were Curtis A. who was born in November 1879 and George in March 1883. IN 1910 Rachel was living with her son Leonodus who was 37.
The family came from New Jersey and those buried at Old Bath Springs cemetery were mainly from the descendants of William DuBois who was born 28 December 1778 in Cumberland County N. J. and died July 1817 in Union County Indiana. He was married to Hanna Richman who was born in 1775 in Salem County, NJ and died August 1855 in Union County Indiana. Their children were: Allen Dubois who married Eleanor Watkins 22 December 1831 in Franklin Co IN. The second child was Richmond Dubois. The third was Bernice Dubois who married John Peak 25 August 1819 in Franklin Co. The fourth child was Benjamin DuBois born 7 May 1801 in Salem County, NJ. And died in Union Co IN. He married
Elizabeth Wright 7 March 1826 in Union Co. She was born 23 September 1798 in N.C. and died 27 August 1853. His second marriage was to Charlotte Flint Watson about 1855.
Information from KnightHawk7@Verizon.net
This family also came from New Jersey.
We find John and Abigail Husted in the 1850 and 1860 census in Bath township, Franklin County, Indiana. They were from New Jersey.
In 1850 John was 55, Abigail his wife 53, children Daniel 19; Mary 16; Catherine13 and Caroline. In the 1860 census they were in the same County and Township, John being 65 and Abigail 64.
Some information from James M. Maharry firstname.lastname@example.org
William Maharry was born about 1786 in Leacock Township, Lancaster Pennsylvania. He served in the War of 1812 Rifle Corps, Pequea PA with the Rangers 2nd Brigade, 4th Division of 98th Regiment. William’s father was Alexander Maharry born about 1754 in Ireland. He served in the War of 1812 Rifle Corps, Paquea PA Rangers, 2nd Brigade, 4th Divison, 98th Regiment. In the 1850 census the Maharry family had settled in Fairfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana. The father William was 64 and living with his son Samuel and Family. Another son Alexander 40, was in the same location living with his wife Elizabeth age 30. Alexander was a carpenter. Their children in the household were
The family came from New Jersey settling in Harmony Township, Union County Indiana
In the 1850 census Lewis Mullen was 38, wife Mary (Colson)( married 7 August 1834)
William Murphy was born 14 May 1742 in Ireland. He married Phebe Sherry in 1769. She was born in Woodbury, Gloucester County NJ. Between 1804 and 1808 most of that Murphy family moved to Ohio and then Franklin County IN.
Part of Murphy information came from Murphy email@example.com.FTW
William served in the Revolutionary War and listed on the muster roll of Captain Jacob DuBois 20 September 1775. He was discharged in 1784. The next, in part, is a letter written by Anna Fountain Webb.
William Murphy assistesd in establishing American independence while acting in the capacity of Private in the Gloucester County, NJ Militia. He lived in Gloucester County at the beginning of the war. He told his descendants in whose home he died that he served two terms of 9 months each in the war. He lived 20 miles from Philadelphia and being so near the city his family was constantly harassed by British soldiers, Tories and renegades. One night during such an attack, when they failed to enter the home by many means they tried the chimney. William Murphy’s wife Phebe smoked them out by burning a feather bed in the fireplace. William Murphy had six children, John, William,
Samuel, Recompence, Rachel and Mary. He finally moved his family to Daretown in Salem County, NJ and later came to Indiana. He died in Bath Township, Franklin County at the age of 88. His epitaph reads: “By long experience have I known Thy sovereign form to save at Thy command I ventured down securely to the grave.”
On the website of Jimmy Lamp JL5946@aol.com is listed the family of William and Phebe Murphy.
He married Mary Craft.
In the 1850 census of Fairfield twp, Franklin Co IN
Recompense Murphy was 44 NJ
Susanna 38 wife
Sarah 8 and by 1860 there was
Also in the 1850 census in Franklin County, Bath Township
Samuel Murphy 76 NJ
Elizabeth 70 NJ
Jacob Newkirk was born 13 December 1781 in Pittsgrove, Salem NJ. Jacob was the son of Joast Newkirk and Sarah Ayers. Jacob married Mary Dickison in Union County IN 7 June 1821. Information from Mary E. V. Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
1850 census Harmony township, Union County IN
Jacob Newkirk 60 farmer NJ
Mary 50 NJ
Isaac 25 IN
Jacob 21 IN
Louisa 24 IN
Hannah H. 22
Mary J. 19
By 1870 the family was still in Harmony township
Jacob was 82
Son Noah 38
Mary J. 39
From Dave Bates email@example.com
Jebediah Ogden born 17 February 1750 in Fairfield township, Cumberland N.J. His death was 5 September 1840 because of cancer.
He served 31 January 1777 as Captain in the Light Infantry of Cumberland N.J. He served in the Ft. Mifflin attack. He was in Captain Elwell’s company, Col. Enos Seeley’s battalion State Troops. His father was John Ogden, Jr. born in 1702 in Fairfield township, Cumberland, N. J. His mother was Bertha Reed born about 1712.
Jebediah first married Ruth Stratton born about 1755 and they married about 1776.
Jebediah’s second marriage was to Mary Whitaker born 10 October 1758 and married 7 May 1782.
The children of Jebediah Ogden:
1.Isaac Ambrose Ogden born 5 Feb 1783 in Salem Co NJ and died 15 October 1851. He married Rhoda Lupton.
2.Jebediah Ogden, Jr. born 9 March 1784 and died 10 May 1854. He married Hannah Jones Harris about 1806.
3.Neri Ogden born 16 Feb 1786 and died 11 April 1844 in Union Co IN. He married Mary Husted of that County.
4.Ruth Ogden b 16 April 1788 and married Obediah Bennett 11 Feb 1809
Thomas Orr was born in 1764. He married Elizabeth Harlan who was born in 1768 in Chester Co PA, the daughter of George Harlan and Mary Harris.
Their son was Thomas Orr, Jr. born about 1797 in
In the 1850 census, Union County, Union township IN
Thomas Orr 60 born Ireland?
Elizabeth 50 born PA
Thomas III, 21
Ann 22 born IN
Johnson, son 18
Information in part from:
Uriah Rose was born 19 February 1769 in Pittsgrove, Salem County NJ. He died 10 October 1839 in Union County IN. His father was Ezekiel Rose born 13 May 1745 and his mother was Elizabeth Newkirk born 3 November 1745 in Pittsgrove, Salem County NJ. The couple married about 1793.
1.Elizabeth born 4 August 1794 Pittsgrove
2.Mary born 9 September 1796 Salem Co NJ
3.Anna born 8 May 1798
4.Ezekial born 11 September 1800
Uriah Rose married Tamson Garrison 9 April 1804 in NJ. She was born 10 August 1781 in Salem County, NJ.
3.Isaac 28 June 1808
4.Rachel abt 1810
5.Annanias 20 Feb 1814
6 John 26 Feb 1816
7.Uriah, Jr. 16 June 1819
8. Thomas abt 1821
9. Abigail about 1822
10.Tamson L. 19 February 1829.
Benjamin Sloan born about 1784 in NJ. In 1810 he was in Cumberland County, NJ. He was in Franklin County IN for the 1820-1830 census and in the 1840-1850 census was in Union County, IN. Benjamin’s father was David Sloan. Benjamin married Mary Dubois 22 February 1810 in Cumberland Co NJ. Mary was born about 1790.
Only the names of two of their children are known, Benjamin Jr. born about 1818 in Ohio and Samuel in 1829 in Franklin Co Indiana.
In the 1850 census Harmony twp, Union County
Olive Vanmeter age 25
Wife Isabel (Krom) 27
They married 14 September 1849 in Union County.
In the 1860 census, Union township, Union Co IN.
Wm Vanmeter age 64 born NJ
Wife Nancy 48
Oliver Vanmeter age 35 Harmony, Union Co.
Charlotte Harris 13
Jonathan White married Mariah or Maria Colson 1 January 1863 in Union County, IN.
In the 1880 census Center twp, Union Co IN
Jonathan 40 and farmer
John D. 10
Sylvia C 8
Cyprian Wright was living in Union township, Union County Indiana in 1850. He married Nancy Nixon 11 August 1841 in Union County. Cyprian was a farmer. Nancy was born in 1816 in Ohio the daughter of James Nixon who was born in Ireland.
Cyprian Wright 38 farmer born in Tennessee
Nancy 34 born Ohio
James A. 8
Sarah C. 6
Thomas J. 4
Henry E 2
Also living in the household:
James Nixon 76 Ireland
Jane Nixon 46 born in OH
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