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Allen LETSINGER
4 Allen LETSINGER was born on 19 February 1813 in Knox County, Tennessee. He died on 30 June 1896 in Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana. He married (1)Elizabeth T. COLE on 25 July 1833 in  Roane County, Tennessee. Elizabeth was born about 1812. He married (2)Elizabeth Single BOYD on 8 January 1853 in Roane County, Tennessee. Elizabeth was born on 28 May 1813 in Washington County, Virginia to Henry S. BOYD and Susannah M. BAUMGARDNER. She died on 21 May 1876 in Greene County, Indiana. He married (3)Elizabeth M. NEWKIRK on 15 March 1877 in Greene County, Indiana.

MARRIAGE: (1)Allen Letsinger married Elizabeth Cole 25 Jul 1833 in Roane Co, TN License issue in
Knox Co by Charles J McClung they were married by Robert Williams. (2)Allen Letsinger married
Elizabeth S Boyd 1-8-1853 (no return) [Ro] "Early East TN Marriages" by Sistler, groom pg 217. (3)Allen Letsinger to Elizabeth Newkirk 15 Mar 1877 in Greene Co, IN.

CENSUS: (1)1840 TN, Roane Co, Ro-46; Allen Letsinger, 1000200001-1100100001
(2)1850 TN, Knox Co, Subdivision 15, pg 218A; Allen Letsinger, 38,m,w,TN; Elizabeth, 39,f,w,NC; William T, 14,m, w,TN; Joannah 12,f,w,TN, Elizabeth 11,f,w,TN; Allen V, 9,m,w,TN; Sarah J, 5,f,w, TN; Thomas P, 3,m, w,TN; Lucinda P, 1,f,w,TN.
(3)1860 TN, Roane Co, District 15, Welcker Mills PO, pg 249; Allen Letsinger, 47,m,w,farmer,v.R/E $600,v.pers $350; Elizabeth S, 45,f,w,VA; Varnati, 20,m,w,TN,Farming; Sarah, 17,f,w,TN; Lucinda 13,f,
W,TN; Thos, 10, m,w,TN; Frank, 8,m,w,TN; Susan M, 6,f,w,TN; Nancy P, 3,f,w,TN.
(4)1870 IN, Clay Co, Lewis, Coffee PO, 117B; Allen Letsinger, 57,m,w,TN,Farmer,v.pers $630; Elizabeth, 55,f,w,VA; Susan M, 15,f,w,TN; John Wesley COX, 10,m,w,IN; Warren F, 19,m,w,TN,Farm laborer.
(5)1880 IN, Greene County, Wright, pg 73A; Allen Letsinger, head,m,w,67,M,TN,CT,PA,Farmer;
Elizabeth M, wife,f,w,58,M,VA,VA,VA.

TAX LISTS: (1)1869 Roane Co, TN, 15th dist; 150 acres, value $250.

WILL: (abstract) found in Greene Co, IN; book3 pg 310-313; Will dated 8 Feb 1894 and Recorded 16
Jul 1896. Mentions wife.  Elizabeth M Letsinger. Sons: Allen W Letsinger, Warren F Letsinger, Thomas P. Letsinger.  Daughters: Fanney E Black, Joanna B Hanna, Lucinda P Tennis, Susan M Barnes.
Grandson: James H Letsinger, son of William Letsinger- son of testator (dec'd) Grandchildren: Heirs of
dau Sarah Jane Zimmerman, dec'd and Heirs of daug Elizabeth a Mead, dec'd.  Exec: not named  Wit:
Eli Truitt and John W Todd Jr.  Note: Elizabeth M. Letsinger, wid of Allen Letsinger (dec'd) refuses to
take by the will of her husband & elects to take her share by the laws of Ind - 15 Jul 1896.


Known children of Allen and Elizabeth Cole: 

5 Frances Emeline 'Fanny' LETSINGER was born on 12 June 1833 in Tennessee. She died on 26 January 1918 in Prosperity, Jasper County, Missouri. She married (1)Warren W BLACK on 10 November 1849 in Knox County, Tennessee. Warren was born about 1831 in Tennessee to Isaac BLACK and Mary TALLENT. She married (2)William MILLER after 1873.

MARRIAGE:  Fanny E Letsinger to Warren Black 11-10-1849 [K]; "Early East TN Marriages" by
Sistler.

CENSUS: 1860 TN, Roane Co, 2nd dist, #245-221; Warren Black, 29,m,w,farmer,v.pers $400,TN;
Emeline, 25,f,w,TN; Mary, 10,f,w; Nancy, 8,f,w,; Wm, 6,m,w; Joseph, 5,m,w,; Caldonia, 1,f,w.

Known children for Warren and Frances:

6 Mary E. BLACK was born on 14 September 1850 in Tennessee. She died on 1 December 1933 in Reece, Greenwood County, Kansas. She married John M. HELMS on 3 November 1870 in Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana.

6 Nancy P. BLACK was born on 11 June 1852 in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee. She died on 9 March 1933 in Vernon County, Missouri. She married William George YOUNG about 1873 in Illinois.

6 William N. BLACK was born in July 1854 in Tennessee. He married Sarah F. UNKNOWN.

6 Joseph W. BLACK was born in May 1856 in Roane County, Tennessee. He died on 12 April 1912 in Anderson, McDonald County, Missouri. He married Laura Belle MILLER about 1873.

6 Caldonia BLACK was born about 1859 in Tennessee.

6 Martha Jane BLACK was born on 6 March 1861 in Monroe County, Tennessee. She died on 14 October 1927 in Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri. She married John Sylvester YOUNG on 13 June 1878 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.

6 George William BLACK was born on 9 April 1864 in Monroe County, Tennessee. He died on 20 December 1910 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. He married Florence 'Fannie' MCMILLIAN on 29 September 1889 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

6 Elizabeth F. BLACK was born about 1868 in Wabash County, Indiana. She married John T. SULLIVAN.

6 Susan F. BLACK was born on 15 December 1870 in Indiana. She died on 24 August 1939 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

6 Warnie Frances BLACK was born on 9 May 1872 in Indiana. She died on 28 February 1939 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. She married William BLACK.

Known children for Frances and William: 

6  James F. MILLER.

5 William F. LETSINGER was born about 1836 in Tennessee. He married Delila BAILEY on 6 August 1857 in Roane County, Tennessee. She was born about 1843 in Tennessee.

MARRIAGE:  William F Letsinger to Delila Bailey 7-21-1857 (8-6-1857 [Ro]; "Early East TN Marriages" by Sistler.

CENSUS: (1)1860 TN, Knox Co, District 9, pg 199A; Wm T Letsinger, 26,m,w,TN,Farmer,v.pers $300; Delila 17,f,w,TN, Milly E, 1,f, w,TN.

Known children for William and Delila:

6 Milly E. LETSINGER was born about 1859 in Knox County, Tennessee.

6 James Henry LETSINGER was born August 1861 in Tennessee. He married Eva LETSINGER on 18 November 1883 in Greene County, Indiana.  She was born about 1867 in Clay County, Indiana.  She  was daughter of Lewis Einsley LETSINGER and Harriet UNKNOWN.

5 Joannah B. LETSINGER was born about 1838 in Knox County, Tennessee.

5 Elizabeth A. LETSINGER was born about 1839 in Knox County, Tennessee. She married William MEAD on 7 August 1859 in Knox County, Tennessee.

5  Allen Varnati LETSINGER was born about 1841 in Knox County, Tennessee. He married (1)Adeline THORLTON on 22 January 1864 in Greene County, Indiana. Adeline was born about 1847 in Indiana. He married (2) Victoria GRIFFITH on 24 May 1905 in Greene County, Indiana.

MARRIAGE: (1) Allen V Letsinger to Adeline Thorrlton 22 Jan 1864, Greene Co, IN; Bk G-337;.    
(2) Allen V Letsinger to Victoria Griffith 24 May 1905, Greene Co, IN; Bk Q pg 550. 

CENSUS: (1)1870 IN, Sullivan Co, pg 98, Haddon Twp, #80-72; Allen V Letsinger, 25,m,w,farmer, v.pers $490,TN; Adaline, 23,f,w,keeping house,IN; Eliza J, 5,f,w,IN; Henry V, 2,m,w,IN; William SANDERS, 14,m,w,farm hand,IN.
(2)1880 IN, Greene Co, Wright, pg 73B; A V Letsinger, head,m,w,38,M,TN,TN,TN,Farmer; Adaline, wife,f,w,35,M,IN,TN,IN,Keeping house; Lenza Jane, dau,f,w,15,IN; Henery W., son,m,w,14,IN; Wm F., son,m,w,8,IN; Marina A., son,m,w,6; Infant, dau,f,w,1,IN.


Known children for Allen and Adeline:

6 Eliza Jane LETSINGER was born about 1865 in Indiana. She married Lewis N. MILLER on 12 December 1883 in Greene County, Indiana.

6 Henry V. LETSINGER was born about 1868 in Indiana. He married Ida COOK on 13 October 1887 in Greene County, Indiana.

6 William F. LETSINGER was born about 1872. He married Ida SMITH on 26 June 1897 in Greene County, Indiana.

6 Marion A. LETSINGER was born about 1874.

6 Unknown LETSINGER was born about 1879.

5 Sarah Jane LETSINGER was born about 1843 in Knox County, Tennessee. She married Unknown ZIMMERMAN.

5 Lucinda P. LETSINGER was born about 1847 in Knox County, Tennessee. She married Unknown TENNIS.

5 Thomas Pettit LETSINGER was born in September 1850 in Knox County, Tennessee. He married Amanda J. SANDERS on 02 March 1869 in Greene County, Indiana.


Known children for Thomas and Amanda:

6 Pearl LETSINGER.
6 Ruby LETSINGER.
6 Marion LETSINGER.
6 Stella J LETSINGER.
6 Frances LETSINGER was born about 1876.

5 Warren Frank LETSINGER was born about 1852 in Knox County, Tennessee.


Known children for Allen and Elizabeth Boyd:

5 Susannah Margaret LETSINGER was born on 24 July 1855 in Roane County, Tennessee. She died on 22 March 1928 in Dexter, Stoddard County, Missouri.  Susannah married James Mordecia BARNES on 21 January 1875 in Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana. He was born about 1853 in Ohio to George BARNES and Sarah HUNNICUT.

NOTE: Some information on Susannah's children from Donna Brown. Thanks Donna.

MARRIAGE: Susan M. Letsinger to James M. Barnes, 21 Jan 1875; Greene Co, IN. Marriage Bk J, pg 415.

CENSUS: (1)1880 IN, Greene Co, Stafford, pg 237A; James M Barnes, head,m,w,27,M,OH,OH,PA,
farmer; Susan M, wife,f,w,25,TN,TN,VA,housekeeping; Charles D, son,m,w,4,TN,OH,TN; Ida V, dau,
f,w,2,TN,OH,TN.


Known children for Susannah and James:

6 Charles Devania BARNES was born on 22 October 1875 in Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana. He died on 11 June 1953 in Polo, Caldwell County, Missouri. He married (1)Elvira I. MCCULLOUGH on 27 October 1901 in Stoddard County, Missouri. He married (2)Marona B. LOVAN on 21 October 1903 in Howell County, Missouri. He married (3)Essie SMITH on 24 August 1924 in Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Missouri. She was daughter of John SMITH and Bessie JOHNSON.

6 Ida Vernetta BARNES was born on 26 July 1877 in Jasonville, Greene County, Indiana. She died on 12 June 1954 in Marion, Grant County, Indiana. She married Henry Theadrus BONHAM on 19 May 1895.

6 William Allen BARNES was born on 30 January 1881 in Greene County, Indiana. He died on 30 January 1881 in Greene Co, Indiana.

6 Ivie Elizabeth BARNES was born on 30 January 1881 in Greene County, Indiana. She died on 19 November 1965 in Linton, Greene County, Indiana. She married Robert Westley HENSLEY on 24 December1899 in Indiana.

6 Bertha Lee BARNES was born on 15 February 1883. She died on 15 February 1883.

6 Ada Annaliza BARNES was born on 4 September 1886 in Sullivan County, Indiana. She died on 3 March 1965 in Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri.

6 Edna Ethel BARNES was born on 7 November 1888. She died on 8 July 1962 in Dexter, Stoddard County, Missouri. She married (1)William WRIGHT on 23 March 1907. She married (2)Arch FARR about 1940.

5 Nancy P. LETSINGER was born on 16 July 1859 in Roane County, Tennessee. She died on 27 October 1861 in Roane County, Tennessee.


                                                                                 Creation date 30 July 2004
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