Location: Washington Indiana

McQueen, Leonard – Obituary

Leonard R. McQueen, 79, Flat Rock, Washington Township retired farmer, died Wednesday [September 13, 1972]. Major Hospital patient since Feb. 4. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Bartholomew County native, lived in the Flat Rock community most of his life. Member of the Flat Rock United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of Camon Lodge 343, F. and A.M., at Clifford, and a member of the Flat Rock Citizens Committee. Ewing Mortuary with the Rev. Ray Bozell officiating. Burial will be in Flat Rock Cemetery. Born Sept. 15, 1892, s/o Alfred Jefferson and Laura (Reed) McQueen. Survivors: 1 daughter, Mrs. Garnet (DeVone) Hamilton, Flat Rock; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hallard (Mary) Conner, Edinburg; and Mrs. Alvin (Edith) Coons, Flat Rock; 1 brother, Harley McQueen, Lebanon. Three brothers and two sisters preceded in death. Contributed by: Shelli...

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McQueen, Floyd E. – Obituary

Floyd E. McQueen, 56-year-old widely known Shelby county resident, died at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday [April 29, 1947] at the Major hospital. His death was caused by an embolism. Mr. McQueen, whose home was in Washington township, near Flat Rock, was born in Bartholomew county on July 20, 1890, a son of Alfred J. and Laura (Reed) McQueen. In 1920 he was married to Izetta Nading at Flat Rock, and she survives with two sons, A. J. McQueen, of Flat Rock, and Al McQueen, at home. Also surviving are a grandson, Alfred J. McQueen; four sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Alvin Coons and Miss Josephine McQueen, of Knightstown; Mrs. Hazel Wilson, of near Flat Rock; Mrs. Hallard Conner, of near Edinburg; Leonard and Lester McQueen, both of near Flat Rock, and Harley McQueen, of Lebanon. Deceased had resided in the Flat Rock vicinity for about 15 years. He attended the Terre Haute Teachers College and early in life he taught school in Bartholomew county for 10 years. Later he was affiliated with the Lowe Brothers Paint Co., of Ohio, and the Burdsal Paint Co., of Indianapolis. He retired to his farm in Washington township several years ago. He was a member of the Masonic lodge of Hope. Funeral services will be conducted at the Flat Rock Methodist Church on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock (DST), with the Rev. S. J....

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Nading, John – Obituary

John Nading, of Flat Rock, died at his residence this morning [September 27, 1888], aged 45 years. He was born April 12, 1843 in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew Co., the son of Milton and Mary Nading. Lost his father at age 18 years. Married Miss Nora V. Warner Dec. 21, 1871 at Flat Rock, 3 children born. Buried St. George Cemetery. Date of Death: September 27, 1888 BIO: John Nading is one of the men who, though still a young man, has made, so to speak a success in life already, and ranks among the most successful business men of this county. He was born in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew Co., April 12, 1843, being the oldest son of Milton and Mary (Snyder) Nading. His father, a native of North Carolina, came to Bartholomew Co. in 1836; his mother from the same State, in 1834. They were married, and lived in Bartholomew Co. until his father’s death, which took place in 1861. His mother still lives in Bartholomew Co., with her son Simon. John’s chances for education were small, though he has acquired a good business education, chiefly obtained from intercourse with the world. At the age of 18, he lost his father, and, being the oldest of the family, the chief care devolved upon him. He remained at home four years after this, and up to that time...

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Huffman Cemetery Records, Washington, Marion County, Indiana

Located along the Monon tracks between 61st and 62nd Streets. HUFFMAN Jonas, b. 15 Oct. 1795, d. 13 June 1863, Husb. of Mary. Mary, d. 10 Aug. 1856, ae. 66 yrs. Wife of Jonas Huffman. RAY Joseph, d. 15 Nov. 1863, ae. 73 yrs. RINK Julia Ann, b. 20 Aug. 1828, d. 15 Mar. 1863. Samuel, b. 1 Oct. 1820, d. 11 May 1864, Husb. of Julia Ann. Only a few stones, there is a dump grounds near and many burials are under the...

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Biography of George W. Veale

George W. Veale was one of the makers of history in Kansas, in which territory and state ho had his home continuously for sixty years. He was born on a farm about five miles south of the Town of Washington in Daviess County, Indiana, May 20, 1833. Until seventeen he attended school about three months each year. From 1852 until 1857 he was employed as a clerk in the dry goods store of Filching Johnson at Evansville, Indiana. January 20, 1857, he married Miss Nannie Johnson, and on the 29th of March the bride and groom left Evansville on the¬†Steamer¬†White Cloud in company with the family of the late George Crozier. On April 7, 1857, they arrived at Quindaro, the noted settlement of the free state men near the present Kansas City, Kansas. At Quindaro Mr. Veale became a merchant, as a member of the firm of Johnson & Veale. He served as the first sheriff of the new County of Wyandotte when it was organized. Under President Lincoln’s first call for voluntecrs he raised a company at Quindaro in June, 1861, and was commissioned captain, the date of his commission being April 29, 1861, and Governor Charles Robinson signing it. His company went into service as part of the Fourth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, Later he wae colonel of the Second Kansas Militia and served in the campaign against...

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Biography of James K. P. Conner

JAMES K. P. CONNER. The subject of this sketch is a gentleman of ripe intelligence, and a man of large benevolence and broad sympathies. He is a citizen of Jobe, Missouri, and the most efficient postmaster at that place. Mr. Conner is a native Hoosier, born in Dubois County, December 23, 1844, and the son of Rial and Clara (Berry) Conner, natives, respectively, of Tennessee and Illinois. The parents were married in Indiana, and the father died in Dubois County, that State, in 1861. The mother is still living and finds a comfortable home with her children. All his life Mr. Conner was engaged in agricultural pursuits, and met with substantial results. Like many of the representative citizens of the county Mr. Conner was reared to farm life, and remained engaged in the duties on the same until August, 1862, when he joined the Ninety-third Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company G, as sergeant, and served three years lacking eighteen days. During the war he was in the Southern States, and participated in the battle of Vicksburg, Jackson, Franklin and Nashville, Guntown, Holly Springs, and other battles and skirmishes. June 10, 1864, he received a gunshot wound in the right side, which at the time was pronounced a fatal wound. He was in the hospital at Memphis three months. This was the only wound he received, and he was never taken...

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Obituary of Mary Snider Nading

The death of Mrs. Sarah E. Cropper, age 65, occurred at her home in Washington township, one mile south of Flat Rock at 4:20 o’clock this morning [August 9, 1928]. Mrs. Cropper had been ill since March suffering from heart disease and dropsy. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Cherry, Mrs. Cropper was born in this county June 18, 1863. She was married to William Cropper March 20, 1887. To this union four children were born, two of whom, Mrs. Meryl Shoaf of near Hope and Mrs. Breanious McQueen of near Flat Rock, survive. Mrs. Cropper is also survived by three grandchildren, two brothers, Stephan Cherry of this city and Charles Cherry of Kokomo. Mrs. Cropper was a member of the Flat Rock M. E. Church and of the Pythian Sisters of Flat Rock. Funeral services will be held at the home at two o’clock Saturday afternoon with the Rev. J. T. Thomas of Indianapolis, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Merritt Machlin. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in charge of Morris Sleeth. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Allen, Alford Brayton – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Alford B. Allen, 75, of Baker City, died May 4, 2004, surrounded by loving family members at the home of his eldest son, John, in Kennewick, Wash., after a long battle with cancer. At Al’s request, no official services will be held, but his ashes will be placed beside his loving wife Dora’s side at Mount Hope Cemetery on Saturday at 3 p.m. Friends and family are welcome to attend. Al was born at Washington, Ind., on July 23, 1929; however, in 1945 he spent two weeks convincing the county clerk to change his birth records to indicate he was born in 1928 so that he could enlist during World War II. While in the Navy, in addition to performing duties as an electrician’s mate, he was a member of a Navy boxing team and was known for his fierce left hook, winning all of his bouts by knockout. Toward the end of his service he was stationed in Astoria, where he met Dora R. Long. They fell in love, were married, and moved to Baker City. They had three children, John, Mike, and Teresa. Al lived in Baker for about 50 years. During that time, he had numerous jobs as a ranch hand, a logger, a truck driver, and a diesel mechanic. He was a hard worker and was well respected by those with whom...

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Allen, Alford B. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Alford B. Allen was born in Washington, Indiana, on July 23, 1929. However at the age of 17, he spent two weeks convincing the county clerk to change his birth records to indicate he was born in 1928 so that he could enlist during WWII. While in the Navy, in addition to performing duties as an electrician’s mate, he was a member of a Navy boxing team and was known for his fierce left hook, winning all of his bouts by knockout. Towards the end of his service, he was stationed in Astoria where he met Dora R. Long. They fell in love, were married, and moved to Baker City. They had three children, John, Mike, and Teresa. Al resided in Baker for about 50 years. During that time, he had numerous jobs as a ranch hand, a logger, a truck driver, and a diesel mechanic. He was a hard worker and well respected by those with whom he worked and was always ready to lend a hand when others needed help. In recent years, he was a familiar sight riding a three wheeler and removing snow from sidewalks around his neighborhood along with long time friend Bill Pilcher. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. Al fought a long battle with cancer, and...

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McQueen, Leonard – Obituary

Leonard R. McQueen, 79, Flat Rock, Washington Township retired farmer, died Wednesday [September 13, 1972]. Major Hospital patient since Feb. 4. Bartholomew County native, lived in the Flat Rock community most of his life. Member of the Flat Rock United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of Camon Lodge 343, F. and A.M., at Clifford, and a member of the Flat Rock Citizens Committee. Ewing Mortuary with the Rev. Ray Bozell officiating. Burial will be in Flat Rock Cemetery. Born Sept. 15, 1892, s/o Alfred Jefferson and Laura (Reed) McQueen. Survivors: 1 daughter, Mrs. Garnet (DeVone) Hamilton, Flat Rock; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hallard (Mary) Conner, Edinburg; and Mrs. Alvin (Edith) Coons, Flat Rock; 1 brother, Harley McQueen, Lebanon. Three brothers and two sisters preceded in death. Contributed by: Shelli...

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