Wednesday, April 29, 2009

IGS Civil War Society Adds New Members

The Society of Civil War Families of Indiana inducted 27 new members at a ceremony during the Indiana Genealogical Society's annual conference in Indianapolis on April 25th:

  • Debby L. Warren--ancestor Hiram H. Phipps of Parke County, who served in the 14th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Phoebe A. Neeb--ancestor Hiram H. Phipps of Parke County, who served in the 14th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Maureen E. Duncan--ancestor Barnabas Hopper of Decatur County, who served in the 53rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Dow Junior Cooksey--ancestors: John Wyatt Cooksey of Owen County, who served in the 149th Indiana Volunteer Infantry; Henry Criss of Owen County, who served in the 33rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry; Lewis Pate of Lawrence County, who served in the 31st Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Cheryl Kirkpatrick--ancestor Clark L. Wilcox of Allen County, who served in the 11th Indiana Volunteer Artillery.

  • Vikki M. Sordean--ancestor John Douglass of Sullivan County, who served in the 71st Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Cleotis Hamilton--ancestor William Allen Nelson of Sullivan County, who served in the 1st Indiana Volunteer Heavy Artillery.

  • Darlene K. Reeder--ancestor John Henry Monts of Crawford County, who served in the 23rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Anthony K. Reeder--ancestor Joseph Wesley Reeder of Vermillion County, who served in the 71st Indiana Volunteer Infantry/6th Cavalry.

  • Deborah Kerr--ancestor William Fugate of Vigo County, who served in the 57th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Judy Bucher--ancestor Willis Prewitt of Clark County, who served in the 23rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Kathy A. Clayton--ancestor Isom Stuck of Vigo County, who served in the 85th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and the 33rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Rose A. Stein--ancestors: Aaron Overstreet of Hendricks County, who served in the 99th Indiana Volunteer Infantry; William H. Walter of Fayette County, who served in the 139th Indiana Volunteer Infantry; Samuel D. McCarty of Jefferson County, who served in the 43rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • John Earl Dersch--ancestors: Eli Low of Parke County, who served in the 57th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and William H. Wood of Parke County, who served in the 43rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Joyce E. Oehler--ancestor Alfred Wyatt of Clay County, who served in the 2nd Indiana Volunteer Cavalry.

  • Janice S. Phillips--ancestor Warren Askren of Harrison County, who served in the 53rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Barbara A. McQueen--ancestor Andrew Snyder of Clay County, who served in the 13th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Marcella R. Campbell--ancestor James E. Kincaid of Clay County, who served in the 43rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Donna K. Adams--ancestor George B. Raley of Sullivan County, who served in the 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery, and Franklin Kimberlin, who served in the 14th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and the 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Norman E. Nash--ancestor David B. Chastain of Sullivan County, who served in the 17th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Cynthia L. Davidson--ancestor Isaac V. Davis of Fountain County, who served in the 63rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Diana L. Watson--ancestor Robert G. Edsall of Kosciusko County, who served in the 57th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Linda J. Everly--ancestor Thomas C. Lloyd of Sullivan County, who served in the 71st Indiana Volunteer Infantry/6th Indiana Volunteer Cavalry.

  • Deneta A. Campbell--ancestor Calvin Presnell of Clay County, who served in the 43rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Brenda L. Barker--ancestor David D. Larsh of Boone County, who served in the 139th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and the 154th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

  • Alice L. Everly--ancestor Thomas C. Lloyd of Sullivan County, who served in the 71st Indiana Volunteer Infantry/6th Indiana Volunteer Cavalry.

  • Marlene Lu--ancestor Isom Stuck of Vigo County, who served in the 85th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and the 33rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry.

The Society of Civil War Families of Indiana is a lineage society and affiliate of the Indiana Genealogical Society. Membership is open to those members of IGS who can prove they are a direct descendant of any person who served in an Indiana military or naval unit for the Union, or who was a resident of Indiana when they joined a non-Indiana unit for the Union.

The deadline to apply for membership this year is December 31, 2009, with new members to be inducted during a ceremony at the IGS annual conference on April 10, 2010 at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne. Application forms are available on the SCWFI section of the IGS website.

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