Mabel Dolly Karr

b. 20 May 1882, d. 2 February 1923
     Mabel Dolly Karr was born on 20 May 1882 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. She was the daughter of Thomas William Karr and (?) Simons. Mabel Dolly Karr married Edward Wellington Ellingwood on 29 July 1901 at Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario, Canada.1 Mabel Dolly Karr died on 2 February 1923 at brain tumor, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 40. She was cremated at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Child of Mabel Dolly Karr and Edward Wellington Ellingwood

Citations

  1. [S587] D. A. York, "Ira Matoon Ellingwood," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 22 July 2004.

Joseph D. Eness

b. 1861
     Joseph D. Eness was born in 1861 at Ada, MI. He married Harriette H. Karr, daughter of William M. Karr and Statira Alvira Wagner, on 25 December 1886 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Children of Joseph D. Eness and Harriette H. Karr

Clara Eness

Dolly (Karr) Ellingwood, Clara Eness, and seated Harriet (Karr) Ennes
     Clara Eness was born at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. She was the daughter of Joseph D. Eness and Harriette H. Karr.

Joseph Eness

     It is reported that Joseph was married and that he was an accomplished pianist and he performed on stage. Joseph Eness was born at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. He was the son of Joseph D. Eness and Harriette H. Karr.

Willard Warren Armstrong

b. 25 December 1869
     Willard Warren Armstrong was born on 25 December 1869 at Logansport, Cass Co., IN. He was the son of Jacob M. Armstrong and Mary H. Deisch. Willard Warren Armstrong married Sarah Alvira Wynkoop, daughter of George W. Wynkoop and Kathryn Karr, on 8 August 1894 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Children of Willard Warren Armstrong and Sarah Alvira Wynkoop

J. George Armstrong

b. 20 August 1901, d. 5 March 1902
     J. George Armstrong was born on 20 August 1901 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. He was the son of Willard Warren Armstrong and Sarah Alvira Wynkoop. J. George Armstrong died on 5 March 1902 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. He was buried at Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Kathryne Mary Armstrong

b. 20 June 1903, d. 28 April 1987
     Kathryne Mary Armstrong was born on 20 June 1903.1 She was the daughter of Willard Warren Armstrong and Sarah Alvira Wynkoop. Kathryne Mary Armstrong married Raymond Thomas York on 8 May 1926. Kathryne Mary Armstrong died on 28 April 1987 at Hudsonville, MI, at age 83.1 She was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Wayland, MI.

Kathryne graduated from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, and was an elementary public school teacher for 30 years until her retirement. They resided in Maryland, Oklahoma, and Michigan. During WWII, she taught in a one room red brick school house in the country near Wayland for 10 years, teaching grades K-8. She retired in Jenison, MI.


Raymond and Kathy were enumerated in the 1930 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK, federal census. He was a factory repair man at a motor co. age 30, she was 26. Two children in the household were Thomas 2 years 3 months, and William 1 year 5 months.

Citations

  1. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 385-38-5065.

Grace Elvira Armstrong

b. 8 May 1905, d. 1988
     Nikki was married for a short time, however nothing is known of his whereabouts or if they were divorced. She lived most of her life in an apartment on Riverside Drive in New York City, NY, with Lee Thompson, who was a teacher of piano at Juliard School of Music in NYC. Nikki was the head librarian for over 30 years at Columbia Univeristy in NYC,until her retirement. they moved to Southern California (Palm Springs) after retirement. Grace Elvira Armstrong was born on 8 May 1905 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. She was the daughter of Willard Warren Armstrong and Sarah Alvira Wynkoop. Grace Elvira Armstrong died in 1988 at Cherry Valley, Riverside Co., CA.

Orange Holcombe1

b. 16 July 1784, d. 20 June 1868
     Orange Holcombe was born on 16 July 1784 at Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT.2 He was the son of Abraham Holcombe and Betsey Bosworth. Orange Holcombe married Lydia Rogers, daughter of Elder Davis Rogers and Hannah Miner, on 23 December 1804.2 Orange Holcombe died on 20 June 1868 at age 83.

Children of Orange Holcombe and Lydia Rogers

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 77.2/Item A-4-5-7-8-2.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 77.2, Item A-4-5-7-8-2.

Lydia Rogers1

b. 6 July 1780, d. 1815
     Lydia Rogers was born on 6 July 1780. She was the daughter of Elder Davis Rogers and Hannah Miner. Lydia Rogers married Orange Holcombe, son of Abraham Holcombe and Betsey Bosworth, on 23 December 1804.2 Lydia Rogers died in 1815.

Children of Lydia Rogers and Orange Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S204] James Swift Rogers, James Rogers of New London, CT., and His Descendants., Page 259/Item 329.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 77.2, Item A-4-5-7-8-2.

John Rogers Holcombe

b. 8 September 1805
     John Rogers Holcombe was born on 8 September 1805 at Plymouth, Chenango Co., NY. He was the son of Orange Holcombe and Lydia Rogers.

Orange Holcombe II

b. 5 November 1807
     Orange Holcombe II was born on 5 November 1807 at Plymouth, Chenango Co., NY. He was the son of Orange Holcombe and Lydia Rogers.

Betsey Holcombe

b. 27 March 1809
     Betsey Holcombe was born on 27 March 1809 at Plymouth, Chenango Co., NY. She was the daughter of Orange Holcombe and Lydia Rogers.

Orlando Holcombe

b. 1 November 1810
     Orlando Holcombe was born on 1 November 1810 at Plymouth, Chenango Co., NY. He was the son of Orange Holcombe and Lydia Rogers. Orlando Holcombe married Asenath Truman, daughter of Joseph Truman and Asenath Rogers, on 13 November 1833.

Maria Holcombe

b. 1 May 1812, d. 18 September 1863
     Maria Holcombe was born on 1 May 1812 at Plymouth, Chenango Co., NY.1 She was the daughter of Orange Holcombe and Lydia Rogers. Maria Holcombe married John Truman on 15 November 1836 at Lincklean, Chenango Co., NY.1,2 Maria Holcombe died on 18 September 1863 at Lima, Rock Co., WI, at age 51.2 She was buried at Lima Center Cemetery, Lima Twp., Rock Co., WI.

John moved to Wirt, Allegany Co., NY, about 1837 with the 5 childen of this first wife. He was elected constable in 1839 and at the same time he was working at his trade as a Blacksmith. 2

John and Maria moved to Lima, Rock Co., WI 3 in 1845.

John and Maria were enumerated in the 1850 Lima, Rock Co., WI, federal census. He ws a farmer, age 47, she was 38. Children in the household were Emma 18, Orson 10, Eunice 8, William 5, and Laura 5 months.

When the railroad came through his land John built a new house on his farm of red brick which were hand made on his farm. John served as the Town Justice in 1854. He was appointed the Station Agent of the Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad from 1852 - 1862. 2

John and "Monah" were enumerated in the 1860 Lima, Rock Co., WI, federal census. He was a farmer, age 58, she was 48. Children in the household were "Anson" 20, Eunice 18, William 15, and Harriet 6.

Children of Maria Holcombe and John Truman

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 78.1, Item A-4-5-7-8-2-5.
  2. [S644] Fred Truman, "John Truman," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 16 November 2007.
  3. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy.

Elder Davis Rogers1

b. 1 September 1754, d. 4 April 1833
     Elder Davis Rogers was born on 1 September 1754 at Waterford, CT. He was the son of Elder Nathan Rogers and Martha Davis. Elder Davis Rogers died on 4 April 1833 at Preston, Chenango Co., NY, at age 78.

Children of Elder Davis Rogers and Hannah Miner

Citations

  1. [S204] James Swift Rogers, James Rogers of New London, CT., and His Descendants., Page 172/Item 186.

Elder Nathan Rogers1

b. 6 May 1718, d. March 1794
     Elder Nathan Rogers was born on 6 May 1718 at Waterford, CT. He was the son of Jonathan Rogers and Judith Potter. Elder Nathan Rogers died in March 1794 at age 75.

Child of Elder Nathan Rogers and Martha Davis

Citations

  1. [S204] James Swift Rogers, James Rogers of New London, CT., and His Descendants., Page 112/Item 89.

Jonathan Rogers1

b. 1690, d. 1777
     Jonathan Rogers was born in 1690 at New London, CT. He was the son of Jonathan Rogers and Naomi Burdick. Jonathan Rogers died in 1777.

Child of Jonathan Rogers and Judith Potter

Citations

  1. [S204] James Swift Rogers, James Rogers of New London, CT., and His Descendants., Page 76/Item 35.

Jonathan Rogers1

b. 7 January 1656, d. 1697
     Jonathan Rogers was born on 7 January 1656 at Milford, New Haven Co., CT. He was the son of James Rogers and Elizabeth Rowland. Jonathan Rogers died in 1697.

Child of Jonathan Rogers and Naomi Burdick

Citations

  1. [S204] James Swift Rogers, James Rogers of New London, CT., and His Descendants., Page 46/Item 7.

Peter Pratt

b. circa 1647, d. 24 March 1688
     Peter Pratt was born circa 1647 at probably Charlestown, MA.1 He was the son of Phineas Pratt and Mary Priest.1 Peter Pratt married Elizabeth Griswold, daughter of Matthew Griswold and Anna Wolcott, on 5 August 1679. Peter Pratt died on 24 March 1688 at Lyme, New London Co., CT.1

Citations

  1. [S336] Ancestry.com, Ancestry World Tree.

Asenath Rogers

b. 8 June 1775
     Asenath Rogers was born on 8 June 1775 at New London, CT.1 She was the daughter of Elder Davis Rogers and Hannah Miner. Asenath Rogers married Joseph Truman, son of William Truman, on 4 February 1798.

Child of Asenath Rogers and Joseph Truman

Citations

  1. [S204] James Swift Rogers, James Rogers of New London, CT., and His Descendants., Pages 172, 258; Item 327.

Joseph Truman

b. 7 August 1776
     Joseph Truman was born on 7 August 1776 at Southold, Long Island. He was the son of William Truman. Joseph Truman married Asenath Rogers, daughter of Elder Davis Rogers and Hannah Miner, on 4 February 1798.

Child of Joseph Truman and Asenath Rogers

Asenath Truman

b. 23 July 1815
     Asenath Truman was born on 23 July 1815. She was the daughter of Joseph Truman and Asenath Rogers. Asenath Truman married Orlando Holcombe, son of Orange Holcombe and Lydia Rogers, on 13 November 1833.

Marietta Messenger

b. 21 February 1822, d. 1 May 1911
     Marietta Messenger was born on 21 February 1822 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Israel Messenger and Lohanna Higley. Marietta Messenger died on 1 May 1911 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 89. She was buried at Center Cemetery, Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1

Child of Marietta Messenger and Charles Vincent Hayes

Citations

  1. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery, Page 64/Item I-27.

Florence Roberts

b. 24 January 1871, d. 26 October 1956
     Florence Roberts was born on 24 January 1871 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Thomas Roberts and Laua Buckley. Florence Roberts married Frank L. Holcombe, son of Alson Holcombe and Candace Almina Holcombe. Florence Roberts died on 26 October 1956 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, at age 85. She was buried on 29 October 1956 at Center Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Children of Florence Roberts and Frank L. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S419] Carol Laun, Beneath These Stones, Page 117.

Harold Frederick Holcombe

b. 1 August 1896, d. 8 November 1957
     Harold Frederick Holcombe was born on 1 August 1896 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Frank L. Holcombe and Florence Roberts. Harold Frederick Holcombe married Ella Maria Passaur on 26 June 1922.2 Harold Frederick Holcombe married Rose Alta Ransom on 1 June 1930.2 Harold Frederick Holcombe married Rosa Stowe.2 Harold Frederick Holcombe died on 8 November 1957 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 61. He was buried on 11 November 1957 at Center Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Fred was an employee of the City of Hartford Park Department more than 20 years.

Child of Harold Frederick Holcombe and Ella Maria Passaur

Citations

  1. [S207] World War I Draft Registrations, Draft Cards unknown repository.
  2. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 45.
  3. [S642] Jean E. Perreault, Simsbury 1930 Census, page 274.