Monday, April 21, 2008

Isaac S. Poe household - Hamilton Co., IN & Norton Co., KS

The Isaac S. POE household appears in the 1870 census of Washington Twp., Hamilton Co., IN. Isaac was my maternal fourth great-grandfather, the son of John W. and Elizabeth (RAINS) POE.

Isaac was a 37 year-old farmer, born in North Carolina, with real estate valued at $5900 and a personal estate valued at $782. His wife, Hannah, was also aged 37, and was born in Indiana. Children in the household included : Elizabeth, aged 13; Henry, aged 12; Pleasant, aged 9; Origin, aged 7; and Charles, aged 4 - all of whom were born in Indiana.

In the 1900 census of Norton, Norton Co., KS Isaac was listed as aged 66, born October 1833 in North Carolina, with his father born in Virginia and his mother born in Tennessee. He owned his home free of mortgage and could read and write. Wife Hannah was born January 1833 in Indiana, with both parents born in Tennessee. She was listed as the mother of 6 children, all of whom were still living.

Isaac S. POE b. August 20, 1830 Chatham Co., NC., d. November 20, 1909 Norton, Norton Co., KS m. August 11, 1855 Monrovia, Morgan Co., IN to Hannah MILLS, daughter of Henry and Hannah (WOODWARD) MILLS. Hannah b. January 9, 1833 Morgan Co., IN., d. March 9, 1914 Norton, Norton Co., KS.

Children of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE are as follows :
i. Elizabeth Caroline POE b. September 26, 1856 Morgan Co., IN., d. September 1935 Howard Co., IN., m. Nathan Thomas BEALS
ii. Henry Mills POE b. April 3, 1858 Morgan Co., IN, d. after 1920 census
iii. Francis W. POE b. August 11, 1858 Morgan Co., IN., d. October 6, 1862 Morgan Co., IN.
iv. Pleasant E. POE b. April 3, 1861 Morgan Co., IN., d. after 1920 census
v. Origin M. POE b. December 5, 1862 Morgan Co., IN., d. after 1910 census
vi. Charles Morton POE b. April 4, 1866 Morgan Co., IN., d. after 1920 census, m. Minnie _____
vii. Curtis W. POE b. May 24, 1874 Hamilton Co., IN., d. February 14, 1952 Boulder, Boulder Co., CO., m. Lillian S. PHEBUS

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