Saturday, April 23, 2011

Surname Saturday : POE

The POE surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname are unknown at this time.

Stories and history:

Ahnentafel # 59: Elizabeth Caroline Poe (1856-1935).  Elizabeth was born September 26, 1856 in Morgan County, Indiana.  She married September 26, 1876 in Hamilton County, Indiana to Nathan Thomas Beals (1856-1915).  Nathan was born February 17, 1856 in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.  They raised 3 daughters in Hamilton County, Indiana and Richardson County, Nebraska.  Nathan died February 16, 1915 in Leola, Grant County, Arkansas.  Elizabeth died September 26, 1935 near Greentown, Howard County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Cicero Cemetery, Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 118:  Isaac S. Poe (1830-1909).  Isaac was born August 20, 1830 in Chatham County, North Carolina.  He married August 11, 1855 in Monrovia, Morgan County, Indiana to Hannah Mills (1833-1914).  Hannah was born January 9, 1833 in Morgan County, Indiana.  They had 7 children and lived in Morgan and Hamilton Counties, Indiana.  Isaac served as a Private in Company E, 12th Regiment Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.  After the war they moved to Richardson County, Nebraska and Norton County, Kansas.  Hannah died March 9, 1914 in Norton, Norton County, Kansas.  Isaac died November 20, 1909 in Norton, Norton County, Kansas.

Ahnentafel # 236: John W. Poe (1781-aft1850).  John was born 1781 in North Carolina.  He married October 15, 1807 in Randolph County, North Carolina to Elizabeth Rains (1789-bef1850).  Elizabeth was born September 20, 1789 in North Carolina.  They were the parents of 11 children and moved before 1850 to Morgan County, Indiana.  Elizabeth died before September 17, 1850 when John wrote his will.  John died shortly after his will was written.

Related blog posts:

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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