133. Edward Emanual8 Humston, born 1871 (Thomas Morehead7, Nathaniel Albert6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Madison, Ind., July 4, 1903, Martha Lee Hartman, daughter of Benjamin and Rosa (Sidebottoms) Hartman, who was born at English, Carroll County, Ky., April 1, 1885.

Edward Emanuel Humston, son of Thomas Morehead and Sarah Frances (Lindsay) Humston, was born near Turners Station, Henry County, Ky., July 25, 1871.

He was in the Spanish American War, serving two years (1898-99) in the Philippines. He is a farmer and has lived nearly all his life in Henry County. He resides near Port Royal, Ky.

Issue:

221. i. Roy Lee 9, born near Port Royal, Ky., May 9, 1904.

222. ii. Frederick Earl 9, born near Port Royal, Ky., Feb. 18, 1906.

223. iii. Mildred Katherine 9, born near Port Royal, Ky., June 12, 1908, married at Carrollton, Ky., May7, ----, T. J. Batts, son of Lego and Allie (Peniston) Batts, who was born at Port Royal, May 14, 1906. He is a farmer and the line on Route 1, Turners Station, Ky.

    Issue:

    1. Edward Batts, born Jan. 12, 1932.
    2. Patsy Ann Batts, born Sept. 29, 1934.
    3. Helen Lynn Batts, born Jan. 29, 1936.
    4. William Allen Batts, born Aug. 11, 1938.

137. James Oscar8 Humston, born 1874 (Amos Dewitt7, Nathaniel Albert6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married, first, at Madison, Ind., Sept. 8, 1896, Nannie V. Chadwell, daughter of Chill and Rosa (Litrell) Chadwell, who was born Sept. 11, 1879. Divorced.

He married, second, at Edina, Mo., Sept. 6, 1904, Hallie Golden, daughter of Louis and Sophronia (Funk) Golden, who was born near Hurdland, Knox County, Mo., in May, 1874.

James Oscar Humston, son of Amos Dewitt and Martha Frances (Sams) Humston, was born at Turners Station, Henry County, Ky., Sept. 5, 1874, and lived in that county until 1900.

In that year he moved to Knox County, Missouri, and after a residence of five years spent in farming in that state, he moved to Kansas. He was a street car motorman in Topeka for three years.

In 1911 he moved to Dayton, Ohio, where he also was a motorman for the street railway company.

He died at Dayton, Nov. 24, 1924, and is buried at Port Royal, Ky.

Issue first marriage:

224. i. Cleo 9, born near New Castle, Henry County, Ky., Jan. 12, 1901, married near Taylorsville, Spencer County, Ky., April 5, 1919, Jesse Biven, son of Thomas and Susie (Moody) Biven, who was born Oct. 12, 1894 at Taylorsville, Ky. He served for over two years in the United States Army during the First World War, being in Company D, 50 th Infantry, 50 th Division. He is a farmer and they reside near Fisherville, Ky.

    Issue:

    1. Jessie Viola Biven, born near Taylorsville, Ky., Feb. 26, 1921, married at Bloomfield, Ky., June 24, 1939, Clarence Allen McCall, son of Floyd and Rettie ( Willoughby) McCall, who was born Sept. 3, 1920 at Stanton, Ky. He is a farmer and they live near Taylorsville, Ky. Issue:
      1. James Allen McCall, born Aug. 8, 1940 at Elk Creek, Ky.
    2. Dorothy Lee Biven, born near Taylorsville, Ky., Oct. 2, 1922, married at Bloomfield, Ky., June 24, 1939, Joseph Richard Kelly, son of Vancel and Helen (Arthur) Kelly, who was born April 26, 1919 at Mt. Sterling, Ky. They are enganged in frming near Fisherville, Ky. Issue:
      1. Joseph Lee Kelly, born June 1, 1940 at Elk Creek, Ky.
    3. Ernest Humston Biven, born near Taylorsville, Ky., April 18, 1927.
    4. Ida Susan Biven, born near Taylorsville, Ky., Jan. 14, 1930.

Issue second marriage:

225. ii. Infant son, still born, 1908.

138. Ezra Sams8 Humston, born 1876 (Amos Dewitt7, Nathaniel Albert6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Edina, Mo., Jan. 23, 1900, Josephine Carrie Johnston, daughter of Ernest and Luella (Roselle) Johnston, who was born near Warsaw, Gallatin County, Ky., June 22, 1878.

Ernest Johnston (1847-1918) of Lewis County, Missouri, was the son of Richard M. (1815-1885) and Elvessa ( Berry) Johnston, grandson of Sanford Johnston (1790-1870), and great-grandson of John Johnston (1757-1832). The latter was a Revolutionary soldier from Culpeper County, Virginia. He moved to Shelby (later Henry) County, Kentucky, about 1792 and died in Henry County, where his will is recorded. Richard M. Johnston witnessed the will of Thomas 5 Humston in 1854 in Henry County.

Ezra Sams Humston, second son of Amos Dewitt and Martha Frances (Sams) Humston, was born Feb. 16, 1876, about two miles east of Turners Station, Henry County, Ky.

He attended the public schools until the death of his father, when it became necessary that he work to support the family, but his life-long interest in education has led him to study in his leisure hours, subjects even including foreign languages.

In January, 1901, he moved to Knox County, Missouri, where he was engaged in farming for the next six years, and for a short time he operated a harness shop at Hurdland.

While at Hurdland in 1908, he became interested in railroading and entered the employ of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company. He was located a year at Gibbs, in Adair County, and was then transferred to Bosworth, Carroll County, where he was a telegraph operator for nineteen years.

In 1928, he was appointed agent for the Santa Fe at Wyaconda, Clark County, Mo., and now resides at that place.

He is a member of the Virginia Historical Society, the Kentucky Historical Society, and is co-author of this genealogy.

Issue:

226. i. William Paul9, born April 19, 1901.

227. ii. Leona Martha9, born two miles east of Hurdland Mo., July 7, 1904, married in Chicago, Ill., June 9, 1928, Leonard Lawrence Schilb, son of Henry and Caroline (Mutti) Schilb, who was born at Otterville, Cooper County, Mo., Sept. 24, 1895. During World War I he served in the United States Navy and was wounded by an explosion of a depth bomb. He received degrees of A.B., B.S. in Science, and B.S. in Education at the Central Missouri State Teachers College, Warrensburg, Mo., in 1923, and his Master’s degree in Education at the University of Chicago in 1932. He is a member of the faculty of Thornton Township High School, Harvey, Ill., where he is head of the elementary science department. Leona is a graduate of the Bosworth, Mo., high school, and attended Central Missouri State Teachers College, Warrensburg, for three years. She was a teacher for four years before her marriage. She is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, through service of Edward4 Humston. They reside at 239 E. 150 th Blvd., Harvey, Ill.

    Issue:

    1. Josephine Caroline Schilb, born at Harvey, Ill., Aug. 1931.
    2. Leonard Lawrence Schlib, born at Harvey, Ill., Dec. 24, 1932.

228. iii. Edward Albert9, born March 14, 1907.

139. William Jesse8 Humston, born 1888 (Amos Dewitt7, Nathaniel Albert6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Vandalia, Ill., Aug. 21, 1906, Lucy Kendall, daughter of James Andrew and Lillie Boone (Ball) Kendall, who was born in Trimble County, Kentucky, May 27, 1889. Divorced.

He married, second, at Louisville, Ky., July 31, 1928, Anna Lee Harned Pearman, daughter of Phillip Lee and Alice (Uptegrave) Harned, who was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, June 28, 1898. She lives in Trotwood, O.

William Jesse Humston, youngest son of Amos Dewitt and Martha Frances (Sams) Humston, was born three miles west of Port Royal, Henry County, Ky., Sept. 14, 1888, and lived there until about 12 years of age. He then went to Missouri with his brother and remained there three years, attending the State Teachers College at Kirksville for one term.

He returned to Kentucky and lived at Owensboro five years, then went to Dayton, O., where he was a street car conductor for a number of years.

In June, 1918, he entered the service of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, first as a brakeman, and in 1921 he was promoted yard conductor at the Dayton terminal of the railway, the position he held at the time of his death. He contracted typhoid fever at a dinner of Baltimore and Ohio employees on April 3 and died May 20, 1940. His home was in suburban Trotwood, where funeral services were held, and burial was in Memorial Park.

Issue first marriage:

229. i. James Amos 9, born June 25, 1908.

141. Asher Duncan8 Humston, born 1882 (Ambrose Booton7, Nathaniel Albert6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married near Port Royal, Ky., Oct. 10, 1923, Mary Mertz, daughter of Lewis and Elizabeth (Whitaker) Mertz, who was born near Port Royal, Ky., Sept. 21, 1889. She and her children live at Eminence, Ky.

Asher Duncan Humston, son of Amrose Booton and Tina M. (Stewart) Humston, was born two miles west of Port Royal, Henry County, Ky., Dec. 30, 1882, and lived thre until about 10 years of age.

He then moved with his parents to Pleasureville, Ky., and resided there until about 1915, when he returned to the vicinity of Port Royal. He lived about three miles west of that place in the Lacie community, being engaged in farming. He died June 3, 1935 and is buried in the Port Royal Cemetery.

Issue:

230. i. Ruth Duncan9, born Dec. 31, 1924.

231. ii. Ryland Lewis9, born Dec. 6. 1928.

142. John Albert8 Humston, born 1884 (Ambrose Booton7, Nathaniel Albert6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Pleasureville, Ky., Dec. 21, 1911, Minnie Lee Scoba, who was born near Pleasureville, Ky.

Lester Booton Humston, son of Ambrose Booton and Tina M. (Stewart) Humston, was born near Port Royal, Henry County, Ky., May 30, 1887.

He was a farmer.

He died at Louisville, Ky., Nov. 21, 1913 and is buried at Pleasureville, Ky.

No issue.

145. Price8 Humston, born 1871 (Minor Crosby7, William Grinsted6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at St. Joseph, Mich., Aug. 6, 1905, Bertha Platt, daughter of Martin and Anna (Dickey) Platt, who was born at Manistee, Mich., June 9, 1885. She now lives at 283 E. Thornton St., Akron O.

Price Humston, son of Minor C. and Hannah Neal (Bush) Humston, was born in Clark County, Kentucky, Nov. 21, 1871.

He was in Milwaukee, Wis., prior to his marriage, then moved to Chicago where he lived seven years. He lived for a time in San Bernardino, Calif., a year in La Junta, Colo., and four years in Lexington, Ky. In 1917 he went to Akron, O., where he was employed by the Goodyear Rubber Company.

After two years of ill health, he died May 1, 1933 and is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Akron, O.

Issue:

232. i. Price9, died at birth.

233. ii. Adelaide Hannah9, born in Chicago, Ill., April 1, 1911, married at Beaver, Pa., March 1, 1934, Richard H. Seitz, son of John Howard and Laura (Jarvis) Seitz, who was born March 27, 1910 in Akron, O. He is a rubber worker for the Goodyear Company, but also has interests in Cooperative banking, having organized the G.L.Q. Federal Credit Union in 1939, of which he is treasurer. The reside at 1051 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron, O.

Issue:

  1. Joan Frances Seitz, born Dec. 8, 1934.
  2. Edna Rae Seitz, born March 15, 1936.
  3. John Edward Seitz, born July 12, 1938.
  4. James Richard Seitz, born Aug. 17, 1939.

234. iii. Fred Paul9, born in Lexington, Ky., Oct. 6, 1913.

235. iv. Raymond Minor9, born at Lexington, Ky., March 17, 1916.

236. v. Eleanor Anna9, born at Akron, O., Nov. 23, 1918, married at Wellsberg, W.Va., May 23, 1938, Thomas Collier, son of John Thomas and Maggie Louise (Burkhead) Collier, who was born at East Greenville, O., July 10, 1908. He is a truck operator. Address: 283 E. Thornton St., Akron, O.

237. vi. Edward J.9, born at Akron, O., Nov. 1, 1921, died at age of 2 years, 2 months.

238. vii. Dorothy Marie9, born April 19, 1925.

239. viii. Robert Carl9, born Oct. 19, 1926.

148. Charles Edward8 Humston, born 1883 (James Albert7, William Grinsted6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Henderson, Ky., Sept. 28, 1904, Margaret Marillia Lloyd, daughter of William Alexander and Margaret Marillia (Woods) Lloyd, who was born at West Plains, Mo., Dec. 8, 1887.

Charles Edward Humston, son of James Albert and Lucy (Robards) Humston, was born at Niagara, Henderson County, Ky., April 5, 1883, attended public school and lived there until his marriage.

He then moved to Evansville, Ind., where he was a railroad employee. He was also a farmer.

The date of his death is unknown, but he is said to have lived near Litchfield, Ky., where he died. In recent years no contact has been made with his family, and the whereabouts of his children is not known, although some may live near Litchfield, Ky.

Issue:

240. i. William Henry9, born Dec. 22, 1906.

241. ii. Morse Edward9, born Aug. 5, 1909.

242. iii. Margaret Lamecy9, born Sept. 30, 1912.

243. iv. Lloyd Francis9, born Jan. 26, 1915.

244. v. Elizabeth Ann9, born July 16, 1918.

245. vi. James Lillard9, born Aug. 23, 1921.

152. William Grinsted8 Humston, born 1892 (John Grinsted7, William Grinsted6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Niagara, Henderson County, Ky., Jan. 30, 1909, Cora Geneva Hathorn, daughter of George and Winnie (Mattingly) Hathorn, who was born in Henderson County, Ky., May 12, 1891.

William Grinsted Humston, son of John Grinsted and Elizabeth (Yancy) Humston, was born at Niagara, Henderson County, Ky., June 9, 1892.

He moved to Evansville, Ind., where he now resides at 21 N. Tecopple Avenue. He is a cabinet maker.

Issue:

246. i. Catherine E.9, born Feb. 1, 1910 and died July 11, 1910.

247. ii. Gilbert Wavely9, born April 21, 1911.

248. iii. Clifford Louis9, born April 30, 1912.

249. iv. Elizabeth Cecelia9, born Oct. 30, 1914, married Gilbert Jordan of Evansville. He is employed by the International Harvester Co., and they live on RFD 6, Illinois Road, Fort Wayne, Ind.

250. v. Edward Leon9, born Aug. 20, 1916.

251. vi. Agatha Rosalie9, born July 29, 1918.

252. vii. Etta Marie9, born Jan. 25, 1923; graduated from the Francis Joseph Reitz High School, and is a stenographer.

154. Wavely Richard8 Humston, born 1896, (John Grinsted7, William Grinsted6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Louisville, Ky., Feb. 6, 1914, Mable Tolbert, daughter of Charles and Ada (Freels) Tolbert, who was born at Louisville, may 4, 1896.

Wavely Richard Humston, son of John Grinsted and Elizabeth (Yancy) Humston, was born at Niagara, Henderson County, Ky., Sept. 9, 1896, and lived there during his early life.

Later he moved to Indianapolis, Ind., where he now resides at 803 S. Belview Place. He was in the transfer business, and is now with the Indianapolis Bleaching Company.

Issue:

253. i. William Arnold9, born April 25, 1915.

254. ii. Norris9, born April 10, 1920.

255. iii. Morris9, born April 10, 1920, died July 18, 1920.

162. Charles Nichols8 Humston, born 1864 (Milton Lawrence7, Charles Morehead6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Goodland, Ind., Feb. 11, 1904, Alice Josephine Crowden, daughter of Joseph and Mary (Goldsberry) Crowden, who was born in Benton County, Indiana, April 8, 1870. She died March 22, 1940.

Charles Nichols Humston, son of Milton Lawrence and Lucy Amanda (Nichols) Humston, was born at Brook, Newton County, Ind., March 12, 1864.

He moved later to Goodland, in the same county, where he resided. He was a druggist. His death occurred in February, 1926.

Issue:

256. i. Infant9, born June 26, 1906, died same day.

257. ii. John Lawrence9, born at Goodland, Ind., Oct. 18, 1907

258. iii. Virginia Maxine9, born March 25, 1913, did March 31, 1913, and is buried at Goodland.

163. George Goldsmith8 Humston, born 1868 (Milton Lawrence7, Charles Morehead6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 23, 1911, Laura E. McDaniel, daughter of James H. and Mary Ann (Smith) McDaniel, who was born at Bloomingburg, O., March 30, 1866. She died Jan. 17, 1938.

George Goldsmith Humston, son of Milton Lawrence and Lucy Amanda (Nichols) Humston, was born at Brook, Newton County, Ind., Feb. 22, 1868.

He was manager of a wholesale hardware company in Minneapolis for several years, and later was organizer of chain stores and a bond salesman.

He later was a pharmacist and health officer.

He now resides at Goodland, Ind., retired from active business.

164. Lewellyn Claude8 Humston, born 1869 (Milton Lawrence7, Charles Morehead6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Pleasureville, Henry County, Ky., May 26, 1897, Frances Mae Brewer, daughter of Scott and Jennie (Berry) Brewer, who was born in Henry County, Kentucky. She is living in Columbus, O.

Lewellyn Claude Humston, son of Milton Lawrence and Lucy Amanda (Nichols) Humston, was born at Brook, Newton County, Ind., Feb. 12, 1869, and lived there during his early life.

Later he moved to nearby Goodland where he spent the rest of his life. He was a pharmacist, and died Dec. 7, 1907. Burial was at Morocco, Ind.

Issue:

259. i. Mary Bernice9, born at Brook, Ind., May 16, 1899. She was graduated from Oxford College at Oxford, O., in the class of 1919, and was a teacher of foreign languages before her marriage at Cleveland, O., March 27, 1926, to Clifford Ward Swanson, son of Dr. Oscar L. (D.D.) and Emily (Wendberg) Swanson, who was born at Gologhat Assam, India, June 17, 1898. He is a state agent for the London & Lancashire Ind. Co., and they live at 1317 Glenn Ave., Columbus, O.

    Issue:

    1. Frank Ward Swanson, born at Evanston, Ill., March 2, 1930.

171. Shepard McIntosh8 Humston, born 1879 (Charles Morehead7, Charles Morehead6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Marietta, O., June 18, 1902, Sue Page, daughter of James Harvey and Anna Elizabeth (Berry) Page, who was born at Guyandotte, W. Va., Nov. 3, 1880.

Shepard McIntosh Humston, son of Charles Morehead and Jessie (McIntosh) Humston, was born at Beverly, Washington County, O., June 28, 1879.

As a young man he attended Kenyon College at Gambier, O.

He is a farmer and market gardener, and resides at Beverly, Ohio.

172. William Fearing8 Humston, born 1881 (Charles Morehead7, Charles Morehead6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Beverly, O., June 16, 1903, Jessie Blaine Shoop, daughter of Capt. James B. and Elizabeth (Koons) Shoop, who was born at Amesville, O., Dec. 12, 1884. She died Sept. 4, 1937 at Beverly, O.

William Fearing Humston, son of Charles Morehead and Jessie Fearing (McIntosh) Humston, was born at Beverly, Washington County, O., Nov. 15, 1881.

He attended Kenyon College at Gambier, O.

In 1925, he moved from Beverly to Marietta, O., where he now resides.

Issues:

260. i. Charles McIntosh9, born at Beverly, O., May 24, 1905, died in early manhood, Feb. 13, 1925.

261. ii. James Shepard9, born at Beverly, Feb. 4, 1909.

173. Noble Griffin8 Humston, born 1878 (Oscar Mortimore7, Charles Morehead6, Thomas5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Morocco, Newton County, Ind., May 2, 1906, Lora Ethel Triplett, daughter of Dr. Charles Ethelbert and Eva Rosella (Carpenter) Triplett, who was born at Morocco, Ind., Oct. 26, 1883. She married, second, at Campbellsburg, Ky., Sept. 23, 1920, Melvin Layle Sams. They reside at Shelbyville, Ky., and have a son Melvin L. Sams, Jr.

Dr. Charles Ethelbert Triplett of Morocco, Ind., (1862- ) was son of Dr. Charles Ephriam. He married Eva Rosella Carpenter (1862-1892), daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hartson) Carpenter. Their children where William Earl, Charles Clarence, Vance, Charles Eugene, and Lora Ethel Triplett. He married, 2 nd, Blanche Carpenter and had a daughter, Alice Triplett. Dr. Charles Ephriam Triplett was son of Charles Morehead Triplett of Fleming County, Ky., grandson of John Hoar and Susannah (Morehead) Triplett of Fleming County, who was born in Fauquier County, Va. Charles Ephriam Triplett (1834-1917) married Alice Pulver (1840-1908), and died in Morocco, Ind. Charles Morehead Triplett ( -1834), married Clarissa Dawkins, daughter of Thomas and Martha (Landon) Dawkins.

Noble Griffin Humston, son of Oscar Mortimore and Lenora (Sams) Humston, was born at Campbellsburg, Henry County, Ky., April 2, 1878.

He was graduated from the high school there and was a farmer. The home was about one mile south of Campbellsburg.

He died Oct. 9, 1918 and is buried at Campbellsburg.

Issue:

262. i. Charles Oscar9, born Aug. 29, 1907.

263. ii. Norah Evelyn9, born at Campbellsburg, Ky. Dec. 15, 1911, married in April, 1936, George Barnes Walker, Jr., of Shelbyville, Ky. She was divorced soon after, and her maiden name restored. She is a registered nurse in charge of a hospital unit, and makes her home with her mother in Shelbyville, Ky.

178. Charles Maynard8 Humston, born 1856 (William Johnson7, John6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Mitchell, Ind., Dec. 7, 1884, Ida Clark, daughter of David and Sarah (Moore) Clark, who was born at Mitchell, Ind., Feb. 21, 1861. She died Dec. 27, 1920 and is buried at that place.

Charles Maynard Humston son of William Johnson and Mary (James) Humston, was born at Bloomington, Ind., April 9, 1856.

He was in the railroad and express work all his life, starting in with his father in the station at Mitchell, Ind. He remained there for a number of years, later entering the employ of the Adams Express Company.

He was stationed at Cincinnati, O., and later moved to East St. Louis, Ill. He did at that place in May, 1905, and burial was at Mitchell, Ind.

Issue:

264. i. Marguerite9, born at St. Louis, Mo., June 8, 1898, married Nov. 20, 1921 at Mitchell, Ind., Johnson R. Lagle, son of Will F. and Nora (Roberts) Lagle, who was born Aug. 31, 1900. They live at 5507 Crestwood Drive, Kansas City, Mo.

    Issue:

    1. M. Darlene Lagle, born at Mitchell, Ind., Oct. 5, 1923.
    2. Johnson R. Lagle, born at Mason City, Ia., April 11, 1929.

179. Frank Beeler8 Humston, born 1864 (William Johnson7, John6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Monon, Ind., July 24, 1886, Minnie Belle Thacker, daughter of John S. and Julia Ann (Smith) Thacker, who was born at Monon, Ind., March 24, 1870. She died Nov. 22, 1934.

Frank Beeler Humston, son of William Johnson and Mahala (Smith) Humston, was born at New Albany, Ind., June 6, 1864.

He entered the service of the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railroad when he was 18 years old, and was with that company for many years, except from 1895 to 1899 when he was a circuit clerk of White County, and from 1899 to 1903 when he was disbursing officer of the United States Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. He was once a candidate for Congress.

He wrote, in a letter to a railroad friend, there wee two Democrats in Wheeler, Ind., that believed him to have the makings of a good congressman, but the “word of one railroad boy to another would make it more binding.” The Railroad Telegrapher, XLIX, 906.

He was division freight and passenger agent for the Monon at Indianapolis, Ind., where he died Dec. 16, 1924.

Issue:

265. i. Fraces Louise9, born at Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 1902. She attended the University of Indiana and married in September, 1924, Walter W. Lynch. She died Dec. 16, 1926 and he died Jan. 4, 1931.

    Issue:

    1. Patsy Louise Lynch, born Nov. 18, 1926.

182. John Leonard8 Humston, born 1877 (William Johnson7, John6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Mitchell, Ind., Dec. 28, 1905, Daisy Chapple, daughter of John T. and Eleanora (Mullins) Chapple, who was born at Terre Haute, Ind., April 11, 1880.

John Leonard Humston, son of William Johnson and Mahala (Smith) Humston, was born at Mitchell, Ind., Aug. 17, 1877.

He lived at that place for several years after his marriage, later moving to Middletown, O.

He is a machinist and is working for one of the large rolling mills there.

The home is at 2001 Hill Ave., Middletown, O.

Issue:

266. i. John Leonard9, born at Mitchell, Ind., Dec. 7, 1906.

267. ii. Gayle Chapple9, born at Mitchell, Ind., Jan. 17, 1914.

184. Marshall8 Humston, born 1875 (Henry J.7, John6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married near Silver City, Ia., Sept. 27, 1905, Allie Coiner, daughter of George A. and Elizabeth (Bevercombe) Coiner, who was born at Orient, Ia., Feb. 17, 1885.

Marshall Humston, son of Henry J. and Phoebe Ann (Creamer) Humston, was born near Silver City, Ia., May 6, 1875. He is a farmer and lives in Mills County, near Silver City, Iowa.

189. Edward Everett8 Humston, born 1875 (James Edward7, William Moore6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1).

Edward Everett Humston, son of James Edward and Philistia T. (Woods) Humston, was born at Stilesville, Hendricks County, Ind., May 5, 1875. He is a merchant and operates a general store at Beech Grove, Ind. He is unmarried.

190. Leonnis William8 Humston, born 1877 (James Edward7, William Moore6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 5, 1908, Annice Salmon, daughter of Benjamin and Sara Jane (Hale) Salmon, who was born in Hendricks County, Indiana, Sept. 24, 1884.

Leonnis (Lee) William Humston, son of James Edward and Philistia T. (Woods) Humston, was born at Stilesville, Hendricks County, Ind., March 31, 1877.

He is a manufacturer and resides at 2436 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, Ind.
Issue:

     268.  i.  Edward Lee9, born Oct. 8, 1914.

191.  ORVILLE ROY8 HUMSTON, born 1879 (James Edward7, William Moore6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married Feb. 3, 1906 in Fremont, Neb., Bertha Mary Carpentre, daughter of Stephen and Thresea Carpenter, who was born April 8, 1883 in Herkimer, NY.  She attended Fremont High School.  She died April 5, 1964, and is buried at Elk City, NE.

Orville Roy, son of James Edward and Philistia (Wood) Humston, was born July 4, 1879, in Hendricks County, Indiana.  In his youth he may have lived on a farm and also in Danville, in that county.

As a young man he went to eastern Nebraska, where he became a farmer near Valley.  He died July 15, 1961, and is buried at Elk City.

Issue:

268-A.  i.  Genevieve Ruth9, born Sept. 20, 1908, at Valley.  She attended Fremont High School, and married thered Feb. 1, 1930, Ray Walter Andersen, son of Nels and Minnie (Jensen) Andersen, who was born in Valley July 3, 1905.  He graduated from Valley High School, is a farmer and is also employed at Valmont Manufacturing Co.  Address in 1982: 112 West Meigs, Route 1, Valley, NE 68064.

Issue:

(1)  Mary Louise Andersen, whose home is now in Phoenix, AZ.

(2) Milo Ray Andersen.  He resided in 1982 in Springtown, TX 76082

(3)  Lois Jean Andersen, married, --- McArdle, and in 1982 lived in Elkhorn, NE 68022.

268-B. ii.  Vonlea Dorothy9, born Nov. 27, 1910 at Valley.  She attended Fremont High School and married Feb. 27, 1929, Clifford Edwin Truhlsen, son of Peter and Christinia (Reeh) Truhlsen, who was born June 22, 1905.  He attended school in Blair, Neb., and later was engaged in farming.  He died in 1950. Vonlea married 2nd in 1964 Alis Lindstrom.  Address: Box 185, Blair, NE 68008

Issue:

(1)  Enid Ruth Truhlsen, born Aug. 3, 1931 at Blair, graduated from Blair High School in 1948.  She married July 3, 1948, at Fremont, Walter Lee Gustin, son of Walter David and Velma (Pyle) Gustin, who was born June 17, 1929 at Blair, graduating from high school there in 1946.  He is self-employed with Equipment Alert Systems.  Enid has been in Savings and Loan for several years, and now is senior loan officer with Western S&L, Mesa, AZ.  The home is at 4414 E. Covina, Mesa, AZ 85205. Issue: (A) Barbara Lee Gustin, born Jan. 3, 1949 in Fremont, Neb.  She married Robert Timberman.  Address: 4605 E. Andora, Phoenix Ariz. 85032.  Issue: (a) Robert Lee Timberman, born July 1, 1970.  (b) Bruce Allan Timberman, born Jan. 25, 1973.  (B) Patricia Ann Gustin, born Sept. 1, 1951 in Fremont, married Christopher Rohwer.  Address 1982: 24095 Schulties Rd., Los Gatos, Calif. 95030.  Issue: (a) Jennifer Lynn Rohwer, born Oct. 9, 1980. (C) Judy Jo Gustin, born June 30, 1953 in Columbus, Neb. She married Brad;eu VanBuskirk, divorced. She married 2nd Gary Williamson.  Address 1982: 13/21 Rosalind Crows Nest, NSW, Australia 2065.  Issue: (a) Erik J. VanBuskirk, born March 8, 1974. (b) Amy Jo VanBuskirk, born Feb. 6, 1977.  (D) Shalea Rae Gustin, born June 12, 1955 in Fremont, married Christopher Siegfried.  Address: Rt. 3, Carthage, Ill. 62321.  Issue: (a) Nichole Dawn Siegfried, born June 23, 1979. (b) Lynn Rae Siegfried, born June 3, 1980.

(2)  Melvin Truhlsen, who was born at Blair Sept. 25, 1940.  In 1982 he lived on Route 2, Dresser, Wis.  54009.

268-C.  iii.  Delbert Orville9, born Feb. 21, 1912 near Valley.

268-D.  iv.  Rachel Lou Jean9, born Sept. 29, 1914 at Valley.  She attended Blair High School and graduated from Valley High School.  She married Nov. 1, 1934 at Tekamah, Neb., Joseph B. Humphrey, son of George E. Humphrey.  He was graduated from Valley High School and attended Grand Island Baptist College.  He is a radio and television technician.  Address 1982: Box 98, Valley NE 68064. 

Issue:  (1) Harvey Gene Humphrey.  Address: 4636 Westview Dr., Salt Lake City, Utah 84117.

192. Cly R.8 Humston, born 1881 (James Edward7, William Moore6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married, first, Eva Arnold Cox, who was born Feb. 17, 1883. She died in May, 1916.

He married, second, at Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 21, 1919, Zoe Winifred Weatherwax, daughter of Charles H. and Sarah Ellen (Newsom) Weatherwax, who was born at Worthington, Ind., Feb. 25, 1883.

Cly R. Humston, son of James Edward and Philistia T. (Woods) Humston, was born at Stilesville, Ind., Aug. 2, 1881.

He attended the Indiana State Normal School at Terre Haute, and after his graduation engaged in the banking business.

He is a public auditor, and resides at 321 West Main Street, Danville, Ind.

193. Halleck Harrison8 Humston, born 1886 (James Edward7, William Moore6, Edward5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Armour, S.D., in 1909, Sylvia Baker.

Halleck Harrison Humston, son of James Edward and Philistia T. (Woods) Humston, was born near STilesville, Hendricks County, Ind., Nov. 11, 1886. He was a commission merchant at Aberdeen, S.D., and now lives at 1012 Richardson Court, Cheyenne, Wyo.

197. James Harvey8 Humston, born 1855 (Wilford Louis7, Strother Grayson6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Washington, Ia., Feb. 18, 1892, Anna Belle Simpson, daughter of Thomas and Ann (Mitchell) Simpson, who was born near Washington, Ia., Jan. 2, 1860. She died at that place March 5, 1932.

James Harvey Humston, son of Wilford Louis and Narcissa Ann (Saville) Humston, was born near Xenia, O., Aug. 22, 1855.

He went with his parents to Washington County, Iowa, when he was about 13 years old, and continued to reside there. As a farmer he attained marked success by his industry and close attention to business interests.

He retired from the farm and resided in Washington, Ia., dying there Sept. 17, 1932.

Issue:

269. i. Lloyd Saville 9, born Dec. 13, 1893.

270. ii. Alma Anna 9, born near Washington, Ia., March 31, 1895, married Dec. 22, 1915 at Washington, Harvey Scott Meek, son of Marcellus Ralston and Mary (Wilde) Meek, who was born in Washington, Oct. 30, 1892. He is an engineer of the city fire department and they reside at 320 W. Main Street, Washington, Ia.

    Issue:

    1. Ralston Harvey Meek, born March 10, 1918 at Washington, married Sept. 10, 1938, Barbara Elizabeth Lock, of Rock Island, Ill., who was born June 11, 1916. They live at 623 W. Madison St., Washington, Ia.

      Issue:

      1. Connie Lee Meek, born Aug. 25, 1939.
      2. Janice Carol Meek, born Oct. 22, 1940.
    2. Evelyn Marybelle Meek, born July 28, 1924.
    3. Elizabeth Ann Meek, born May 3, 1928.

271. iii. Grace Margaret9, born near Washington, Ia., July 13, 1896, married Feb. 18, 1919 at Washington, Howard Pearson Miller, son of David Henry and Emma Jane (Pearson) Miller, who was born Sept. 6, 1894 at Ainsworth, Ia. He is a farmer and they live on Route 1, Washington, Ia.

    Issue:

    1. Glen Howard Miller, born April 30, 1920 at Mayville, N.D.
    2. Henry Harvey Miller, born March 31, 1922 at Mayville, N.D.

272. iv. Ola May 9, born near Washington, Ia., Dec. 22, 1897, married Aug. 26, 1922 at Bulington, Ia., Robert Clyde Risk, son of James T. and Louisa Elizabeth (McCarty) Risk, who was born June 9, 1898 at Ollie, Ia. He is a bridge contractor and they reside at Washington, Ia., 804 E. Van Buren.

199. Granville Clay8 Humston, born 1870 (Wilford Louis7, Strother Grayson6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married, first, in 1893, Dora Thompson.

He married, second, at Washington, Ia., Feb. 23, 1897, Emma C. Herring, daughter of James and Mary (Detrich) Herring, who was born in Washington County, Iowa, June 17, 1881.

Granville Clay Humston, son (twin) of Wilford Louis and Narcissa Ann (Saville) Humston, was born in Washington County, Iowa, Aug. 10, 1870, and has lived in that county all his life, except for four years in Adair County, Missouri.

He was a farmer and stockman for many years, and is now in the real estate business and lives in Brighton, Ia.

Issue (second marriage):

273. i. Roy Glen9, born July 27, 1898.

274. ii. Grant harvey9, born May 3, 1900.

275. iii. Hazel Mae9, born near Brighton, Ia., Oct. 7, 1902, married at Fairfield, Ia., Feb. 28, 1921, Oscar Kessel, son of Mathias and Elizabeth (Wendling) Kessel, who was born March 5, 1897 at Brighton. He is a truck driver and they reside at Fairfield, Ia.

    Issue:

    1. Willa Jean Kessel, born at Brighton, April 19, 1923.
    2. Richard Glen Kessel, born at Fairfield, Ia., July 19, 1931.

276. iv. Harold Kenneth9, born in Adair County, Missouri, July 29, 1913.

201. Halleck Powers8 Humston, born 1868 (Harvey7, Strother Grayson6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Xenia, O., Feb. 11, 1891, Minnie Semons, daughter of Jacob and Susan (Mason) Semons, who was born near Xenia, O., Oct. 14, ----.

Halleck Powers Humston, son of Harvey and Ellen (Powers) Humston, was born near Xenia, Greene County, O., May 22, 1868. He attended school in Caesarcreek Township and later studied at Xenia College and National Normal University of Lebanon, O.

Hal entered the lumber business in Caesarcreek Township where he conducted a sawmill for eight or nine years. He began training horses and breaking colts, operating a training stable for a number of years. He was an excellent trainer of horses and a lover of fine stock. In November, 1901, he entered the livery and feed business in Xenia as a member of the firm of Humston and Grottendick.

Besides his interest in horses, Hal was an enthusiast in all sports. He loved hunting and shooting and was a gun club member. He was prominent in the Odd Fellows and was state representative of the lodge. He was not a church member but was a Hard Shell Baptist in his belief. He died Sept. 14, 1912, of typhoid fever, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery at Xenia.

277. i. Glenn 9, born Aug. 9, 1892.

203. Oliver Creighton8 Humston, born 1869 (John Allison7, Strother Grayson6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married, first, Orpha Harriman, who died Sept. 14, 1914.

He married, second, at Xenia, O., Dec. 8, 1894, Della Olive Hendrickson, daughter of George and Margaret (Dunn) Hendrickson, who was born near Xenia April 5, 1877. She lives at 35 W. McPherson St., Dayton, O.

Oliver Creighton Humston, son of John Allison and Edna (Waln) Humston, was born near Xenia, O., Feb. 24, 1869 and lived in or near that place all his life.

He was on the Xenia police force for a number of years and had a splendid record of service. He died Oct. 16, 1914 of tuberculosis, and is buried at Xenia. He was an Episcopalian.

He, his wife and four children were red-haired.

Issue (second marriage):

278. i. Opal Gertrude9, born at Xenia, O., March 3, 1900, married, 1 st, Jan. 4, 1917, Thomas Leo Graham, son of Michael Thomas and Mary Katherine (O’Donnell) Graham, who was born in Xenia, Aug. 5, 1894. She married, 2 nd, June 20, 1936 at Richmond, Ind., Guy Orlin Danforth, son of Harry and Celia (Miller) Danforth, who was born Feb. 8, 1896 at Rudolph, O. They reside at 328 Linwood St., Dayton, O.

279. ii. M. La Vonna9, born at Xenia, Oct. 11, 1902, married April 17, 1924 at Covington, Ky., Paul Wright. She died Aug 1, 1937.

    Issue:

    1. William Creighton Wright, born March 13, 1929.

280. iii. Frederick Creighton9, born at Xenia, April 25, 1905.

281. iv. Leon Chase9, born at Xenia, July 24, 1908.

205. William Harvey8 Humston, born 1879 (John Allison7, Strother Grayson6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Xenia, O., Feb. 16, 1900, Martha Jane Stratton, daughter of John and Lydia (McGahee or McGurthie) Stratton, who was born at Ogden, Clinton County, O., June 12, 1883.

William Harvey Humston, son of John Allison and Edna (Waln) Humston, was born near Xenia, Greene County, O., Oct. 1, 1879.

He lived at Xenia for several years after his marriage and later moved to Springfield, O., where he is a machinist. He lives at 1428 Lagonda Ave., Springfield, O.

Issue:

282. i. Hartsell William9, born Sept. 3, 1901.

283. ii. Ruth Gertrude9, born July 18, 1903 at Xenia, married July 10, 1933, Harry T. Sealock, son of Elmer and Anne Sealock, who was born April 30, 1903. He is an interior decorator. Address: 1310 Franklin Ave., Columbus, O.

    Issue:

    1. Donnel H. Sealock, born Feb. 3, 1927.

284. iii. Lois Emma9, born Aug. 9, 1911 at Xenia, O., married at Richmond, Ind., Nov. 3, 1934, Wilson E. Hoge, son of Elmer and Elizabeth (Frame) Hoge, who was born July 18, 1909 at Barnesville, O. He is director of the public employees’ retirement system of Ohio and they reside at 237 Stanwood Road, Columbus, O.

206. Jesse Lawrence8 Humston, born 1883 (John Allison7, Strother Grayson6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Miamisburg, O., Aug. 21, 1914, Lillian Berger, daughter of George and Alberta (Sharrit) Berger, who was born at Miamisburg, O., July 28, 1895. She resides at that place at 324 Old Main Street.

Jesse Lawrence Humston, son of John Allison and Edan (Waln) Humston, was born at Xenia, Greene County, O., Feb. 8, 1883.

He resided at Miamisburg, but died in a Dayton hospital after an operation, Feb. 7, 1940.

Issue:

285. i. Rex Donald9, born Aug. 5, 1916.

286. ii. Lawrence Robert9, born March 29, 1918, and died Nov. 11, 1918.

287. iii. Rosemarie9, born July 30, 1920.

288. iv. Wanda Eileen9, born June 22, 1923.

207. Asa B.8 Humston, born 1895 (John Allison7, Strother Grayson6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married near Xenia, O., Sept. 16, 1915, Pearl Jackson, daughter of David and Mary (Smith) Jackson, who was born in Greene County, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1897.

Asa B. Humston, son of John Allison and Harriet (Powers) Humston, was born near Xenia, Greene County, O., Nov. 22, 1895.

He attended school in Xenia, was in the trucking business there, and now is a steam engineer and lives at 259 Riverview Ave., Miamisburg, O.

Issue:

289. i. Charles Wilbur 9, born April 20, 1918.

290. ii. Thelma Geneva 9, born Feb. 24, 1920.

291. iii. Asa A. 9, born July 26, 1924.

209. Lindle Martin8 Humston, born 1893 (William Robert7, Larkin Morehead6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1).

Lindle Martin Humston, son of William Robert and Harriet (Roberts) Humston, was born at Durham, Lewis County, Mo., Feb. 11, 1893. He was a telegraph operator for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co. He was stationed at Bosworth, Mo., when he was stricken with typhoid fever. He died at Santa Fe Hospital, Fort Madison, Ia., Aug. 30, 1917, and is buried at Durham, Mo.

210. William George8 Humston, born 1896 (William Robert7, Larkin Morehead6, John5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Hurdland, Mo., Feb. 25, 1921, Esta Etta Shahan, daughter of Hugh and Gertrude Mae (Newton) Shahan, who was born at Hurdland, Mo.

William George Humston, son of William Robert and Harriet (Roberts) Humston, was born at Durham, Lewis County, Mo., Feb. 25, 1896. He was agent for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company at Hurdland for a number of years, and is now in the company’s employ at Carrollton, Mo.

213. Earl8 Humston, born 1891 (Elliott Linden7, Benjamin Franklin6, Nathaniel Quarles5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married at Washington, D.C., Dec. 14, 1914, Fannie D. English, daughter of Stephen Thomas and Blance (Dudley) English, who was born at Union Hall, Franklin County, Va., Dec. 1, 1893.

Earl Humston, son of Elliott and Linden and Gertrude (Funkhouser) Humston, was born near Edinburg, Shenandoah County, Va., Jan. 30, 1891. He is a farmer, and owns the farm about one mile southwest of Edinburg formerly possessed by Edward4 Humston, after his removal from Fauquier about 1800. Earl has a home in Edinburg, Va.

Issue:

292. i. Frank English9, born Oct. 7, 1920.

216. Nathaniel I.8 Humston, born 1895 (John Lacy7, Benjamin Franklin6, Nathaniel Quarles5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1).

Nathaniel I. Humston, son of John Lacy and Ludie D. (Humston) Humston, was born near Berryville, Clark County, Va., July 29, 1895. he is a farmer, and lives on the home farm with his father and sister near Berryville, Va. He is unmarried.

219. Benjamin Franklin8 Humston, born 1904 (John Lacy7, Benjamin Franklin6, Nathaniel Quarles5, Edward4, Edward3, Edward2, Edward1), married Oct. 15, 1938 at Charles Town, W.Va., Sarah Watson, daughter of James Ernest and Mazie (Ramey) Watson, who was born at Charles Town, W.Va., Oct. 3, 1911.

Benjamin Franklin Humston, son of John Lacy and Ludie D. (Humston), was born near Berryville, Va., Feb. 15, 1904.

Frank was employed in a bank at Berryville for a number of years, later entering the insurance business and moving to Bridgewater, Va.