Children of Inez Bertha Scott
2004 and on-going updates
Major updates for the whole Gilchrist line.
The biggest change is that I've changed the mother of my ancestor John Gilchrist to Janet BELL
from Jannet JARDEN based on my personal viewing of
their tombstone in the Spring of 2003. I have posted several new photos of the tombstones and the churches in the area, including for Catherine Welsh Kennedy .
Reconstruction of the notes and the family of Beda (Ballard) Miller (Nov 2003)
Farrell Obits for Eugene and Ebba/Eva Farrell , John Farrell , and Eleanor Farrell O'Connell (Nov 2003)
Updated the Foley family (and I learned that Mel Foley passed away earlier this year). (Nov 2003)
Updated William J. Shannon his daughter
Veronica Shannon Phoenix (Nov 2003)
Updates for Margaret Lawler Dunn and children (Nov 2003)
Updates for the family of Bridget Lawler Kealy Kerigan (Nov 2003)
Updated Thomas E. Lawler and added 2 children of his. (Nov 2003)
A very large set of more new Lawler family obituaries
resulting in many updates.(Sep 2003).
Photo and children for Fenton Reed Lawlor (Sep 2003)
Shannon updates (Sep 2003)
Farrell updates (Sep 2003)
Lillian Reed Hunter family (Sep 2003)
William Reed Hunter family
Francis Reed Guinan family
Updated Tomlinson family
Updated Matthews-Hamilton and some
Updated Sarah Morgan Switzer family
Updated Phillip Ballard
Page B. Morgan. (Sep 2003)
Page Morgan. (Sep 2003)
Roscoe E. Frasier family (Sep 2003)
John H. Donegan, family and obit added (Sep 2003)
Small changes Jerry Donegan family (Aug. 2003)
Updates of Margaret Lawlor Farrell (Aug. 2003)
Updates of Angela Lawler Dolan (Aug. 2003)
Continuing updates of Hanson descendents of Honora (Shannon) McGrath , including photos (more to come).(Aug. 2003)
Updated family of Ellen Shannon Hynes (Aug. 2003)
New Shannon info: who the south side of Chicago Shannons were, in particular
Ellen/Helena Shannon Gavin and Delia Shannon Forrest (Aug-Sep. 2003)
Some Donnan family updates and 2 articles (Aug. 2003)
A wonderful history of the family of John Lawlor (July 2003)
Even more new Lawler family obituaries (May-June 2003).
A ton of new Lawler family obituaries (April 2003).
Lane family updates and photos.
Several updates on the family of Annie Farrell and Thomas L. Shannon Also a revised death date
for Annie (revised April, 2003 from info in her obituary)
New information on where the home farm of Patrick Shannon was.
Great old photos of
Moved and re-did the whole Chicago Shannon Branch.
Update on the family of Mary Lawler and Ed White.
Update and photo of the children of Joseph P. Lawler
and Charlotte Hamill.
James A. Lane died in 2001.
Louis Hohlfeld died in 2002.
Several updates and obituaries for William Jackson Matthews and his wife Nettie Morgan.
A nice biography providing new info about John Cooper Green and family and which also gives
info about his father Lot Green and grandfather Thomas Green
Updates for William Gibson and family, including
new obituaries for him and his daughter-in-law.
Some updates in the family of Ellen (Gilchrist) Hawkinsincluding Alva David Hawkins, Ralph Milo Hawkins, and Mary Jane Hawkins Landis Roy
Some small updates in descendents of David W. Morgan
such as David W. Morgan (1853-1935),
Thomas Jefferson Morgan,
and Jabez Morgan.
Information about Cynthia (Pierson) Clemons and family
Filled in previous blanks (due to copy cut off or unreadable) in the history of St. Joseph's De Witt parish.
Previous update, March 2002
photos have moved, due to space
limititions here at geocities. The new home of the photos is at
my rootsweb account and a copy of the
photo index is there.
There is still a photo index here.
Please let me know if any photo links are broken as some things may have gotten
lost in the move.
I found some pretty interesting items connected with
Thomas Morgan who died in 1774 in Bedford County, Virginia.
I filled in still more about the Reed families of Clinton County, Iowa,.
I have new facts about the families of John Reed,
his son-in-law Ed Welsh,
and Thomas Reed.
Added some photos (courtesy of Valetta Tsangaris) in the John Harvey Matthews line.
Added some details and photos in the William Ballard (1806-1895) line.
I filled in some descendents of the Matthews family in a few areas, such
as the Cooper-Weddle families in KY and some IN relatives.
There are several updates in the David Morgan family,
including rouding out some of the Reveal descendents and new facts here & there.
I updated the article index ,
the Iowa and
Indiana burial indexes.
Most of the other changes have been relatively small with a new fact here and
Previous update, June 2001
I updated the
article index ,
photo index and
the Iowa and
Indiana burial indexes.
Several new very nice photographs , including
some of George Farrell and his wives.
Also for the family of Martha Farrell Foley .
Untangled some of the early Kealy relationships.
More about the Beaulieu family.
A few details about Angela Lawler Crowningshield.
More about the Margaret (McGrath) Monahan family
and others in the McGrath family.
Another daughter of Bridget/Delia (SHANNON) ILL family.
I filled in more about the Reed families of Clinton County, Iowa,
thanks to additional census data.
In particular, new facts about the families of John Reed
and Thomas Reed and his widow.
I learned more about the Wiseman connection to Jeremiah Lucey.
More details about Ellen Morrison Gibson and family,
including some obituaries and photos.
Quite a bit more about Louisa Matthews
Black and family
including a biography of her son Joseph Black .
More about the family of William Matthews,
More about the Green families of Indiana, including biographies for
Dan Green and Wm. F. Green .
More historical/biographical info about Amaziah Morgan
and photos of the family of his daughter Tabitha Smelser.
More descendents of William F. Morgan.
Children of John Thomas Morgan.
A few descendents of Ibby Morgan Sargent and
Susanna Matthews Sargent.
I rounded out the descendents of Philip Ballard
Descendents of Rebecca Ballard Rodman.
More Scott descendents paricularly for
Benjamin Scott, Jr..
A lot of new information on the Morgan Family (Scott & Vigo Co's, IN, Bourbon
Co., KY, Iowa) including many additions all over the family owing to a lot of new
census data. In particular, I added a lot
to the Nesbit descendents of Elizabeth Morgan Nesbit.
Some details about descendents of Alexander Watt.
Correction, April 2001:
New information about the photo of my gg-grandfather George Farrell
and his wife
Follow the George Farrell link to see the
photos and read more.
Also, the identity of a photo formerly identified as
Catherine Lawler Farrell is now called into doubt.
Check back occasionally to see any progress I make in resolving these issues.
Previous update, Nov 2000
I rearranged how all the
articles (obits, etc.)
and photos are stored and accessed. The new
organization makes for easier browsing through them. If you used to
have a direct bookmark or link to some photo or obituary, it probably
won't work, now. The article index
and photo index have been updated
There are several new articles and photos.
I have updated the
Iowa burial index.
It has grown a lot during the year 2000.
I also added a similar list of
relatives buried in Indiana cemeteries, by cemetery
A lot more info about Gilchrist Family Andrew Rome Phillip.
A little more info about
John H. Gilchrist.
Even more updates for
Ellen Gilchrist Hawkins.
Many additions all over the family, in particular, additional info about:
Morgan Family (Scott & Vigo Co's, IN, Bourbon Co., KY, Iowa)
New information on the family of
Other Morgan Family William F. Morgan.
The end of a generation?
Alice (Greenwood) Lucey died earlier this year at age 101.
She was married to a grandson of my ggg-grandfather, Jeremiah Lucey.
As far as I know, she was the last living
member (by marriage) of that 3rd generation of Luceys.
I also straighted out the family of
Bridget Ellen Lucey Lovejoy and added more info.
Several new bits of information about the Davenport-area Donegans, including
the families of
Patrick , James,
Mary and Maurice.
Some middle names filled in for the Shannon and Farrell Families Kenney family.
New info for Cyril Showalter.
Death and Burial infor for
Still more information about children of David Morrison.
New info on the families of:
Previous update, February 2000
On my grandmother's side, there are numerous updates from cemetery records.
I have updated the burial index.
The final major piece of the Morrison family is now complete!
We now know what became of Morrison Family Ellen Morrison.
She married Alexander Gibson in Rock Island Co., Illinois, lived
in Keokuk Co., Iowa for a time, and then settled in McPherson Co.,
Also, more information about
David Morrison, who
is apparently buried in Johnson Cemetery of Keokuk Co.
A photo of
Shannon & Lucey Family
I thought I had found Lawler Family Ann
Lawler Blessington's son Albert buried at Assumption in Charlotte, but
it turns out to be a different Bert. But I did find Ann's husband's name.
Numerous updates from cemetery records for Daniel Lawler,
Michael Lawler, and many others.
Numerous updates on the family of Reed Family Richard Reed ,
especially his daughters Katy and Anna.
Some new land records for Morgan and Ballard Family David
and Thomas Morgan and John Ballard.
More information on the Pierson family.
Several details on the Reece Jones Morgan line, including
filling in more of the family of Cassius H. Morgan.
Several additions and corrections to the Morgan-Reveal descendents.
Fixed birth and death dates for Thomas C. Carmichael
A lot more information about Beda Ballard Miller and her descendents.
More information about Bentley Ballard and some descendents.
Gilchrist Family Margaret Rome had a child prior to marrying John Gilchrist.
The son was John Dirom .
I have some dates filled in for
John H. Gilchrist.
Some updates for
Ellen Dawson Gilchrist.
New information about Matthews Family Rans Bird Green
Better info on
Myrtle Elma Skiles .
I filled in many more of the descendents (mainly grandchildren and great-grandchildren)
of Morgan Family Thomas Morgan.
Previous update: (June 1999)
Scott Family A new long sought ancestor! Thanks to the research
of Jessie Heinzmann, we now can now trace our Scott family back one more generation.
Alexander Scott who died about 1751 in Augusta Co.,
Virginia, was the former dead end for many researchers for many, many years.
Jessie uncovered his parents in New Jersey.
His father, another Alexander Scott, came to New
Jersey in 1684 as the indentured servant of John Campbell.
A lot of updates owing to information from the
Disciples of Christ historical society: Several of
Elisha Scott, and a few more minor
mentions allowing updates of TQ Matthews,
John Scott, Alexander Scott
(including new obits for Alexander Scott and Unity Watt).
I untangled some confusion between John Scott
and his uncle John Scott. And I moved some
comments previously with Alexander Scott, Sr.
which now properly go with his son Alexander, Jr.
The Disciples historical info also allowed some updates of other family members,
Inez, Lois, and
Emma Scott and Clara
Morgan Wilkinson . Also,
additional info on the family of Anna (Watt) McClure,
including an obit. for her daughter Agnes McClure.
Additional descendents of Matthews Family Lucy (Matthews) Cooper , and
wills of James Cooper
and Joel Matthews Cooper.
Also some interesting
writings of George Matthews Cooper.
Morgan family updates for
Adonijah Morgan, Jr..
and Betsy Matthews,
John Blair Morgan, Jr..
Matthews family updates for
Perlina Matthews Hatton
mostly taken from pretty confused LDS AF data.
Some children of
Lucinda Matthews Slaughter
thanks to a census entry found.
Updated info for
Bertha Sprague and her daughter Vera.
There's a lot of new material for my Morgan ancestors who are headed by
David Morgan Family David Morgan. Besides info about David himself,
there are additional descendents on several lines.
In particular, I've found more information on his daughter
Catherine Morgan Reveal.
There are updated descendents of David's son David Morgan, in
particular, the family of his son Rees Morgan
and granddaughter Mary Ann Morgan Elliott
I also have more info on descendents of Lucretia (Morgan) Morris.
Some small updates on
Henry Clay Pierson.
Updated information and an
for John G. Showalter, husband of
Elizabeth Farrell, and updated information on their children.
Also, updates on the family of
Mary Farrell Showalter
and Mary Donegan Showalter
Updated info for
William J. Shannon.
Miscellaneous Ballard family updates, particularly for
Beda Ballard Miller,
Bethsheba Ballard Potts,
Chloe Ballard Alexander,
John Ballard, Jr.,
Loving Ballard, and
Rebecca Ballard Rodman.
Mostly, I filled in one or two generations that I have information about.
A new feature: a New Features burial index
listing cemeteries for all the relatives who I know are buried in Iowa.
(If you're planning on going cemetery exploring, you might find this particulary
Another new feature: a
index of photos
Lots of new photos, including:
Previous update: (December 9, 1998)
A new feature: an article index (obits, bios, ...).
I've filled in a lot of information on the branch of the Farrell family
about whom I formerly knew about the least --- the family of
Maria Jane Farrell. I've added lots of biographical
details, obituaries and news articles, and photos.
In particular, I was very excited to receive a photo of
Catherine Lawler Farrell,
second wife of George Farrell, and my gg-grandmother.
New Ballard Ancestors
I have recently learned of 6 new ancestors of my mother in the Ballard
line. Turns out Reuben Ballard's wife
Absilla was also a Ballard and her
ancestors have been traced back three generations.
I've added a lot of new information about the
Permelia Matthews Shipman family.
We've found several news articles and photos and additional details.
I think there are some minor updates to her father TQ Matthews also.
There is much new info about Ella McCartney.
Lots of new photos of the Nancy Jane (Matthews) Morgan family.
There is some new info about Cooper Descendents
of the Matthews family.
James Weathers Pierson.
New info on Wm. Watt's son-in-law
Daniel McCoy .
Lots of new information on
and the family and descendents of his daughter
Tabitha Minerva Morgan Smelser
More information about the family of
Crystal David William Scott
Expanded information on the Reed family, in particular,
Anna Reed Beitenman.
Dennis J. Nicklaus dnicklaus(at)yahoo(dot)com (change the "(at)" to "@" and "(dot)" to ".")
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