Descendants of John Lamsdale

 

 

 

 

Generation One

 

 

     1.  John1 LAMSDALE was born circa 1800 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England and died 10 February 1853 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.  On 10 June 1832  in Kidderminster he married Mary Ann STEWARD who was born  in Kidderminster 23 July 1803, the daughter of William and Susannah (Green) Steward.  She died in that city in 1880 at age 77.

     John appeared on the census of 1851 in Kidderminster with wife Mary and sons, William, George, and John also listed in the household. He was a handloom carpet weaver, per the census.

 Mary was enumerated as head of household on the census of 1861 in Kidderminster, with sons George and John also listed in the household. On the census of 1871 she was in Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, England, and son John was with her.

      In addition to the children listed below, John and Mary likely had a son Henry christened 18 May 1833 at St. George's in Kidderminster. A Henry Lamsdale born in 1833 in Kidderminster was a student in that city in the 1851 census and in 1861 was schoolmaster in St. Peter Parish, Droitwich, Worcestershire. He cannot be found in the 1871 or 1881 censuses for England.  John and Mary also may have had a son James christened 18 Feburary 1841 at St. George's who in 1851 was in school in Upper Swinford, Worcestershire. A James Lamsdale born circa 1841 in Kidderminster was in Kingswinford, Staffordshire in the 1871 census in the household of William G. Webb, a glass manufacturer, who resided in 'Ivy House.' James was a warehouseman. Also in the household was a servant Elizabeth Whitehouse age 28. In 1881 James, now head of household and manager of a warehouse, with servant Elizabeth Whitehouse, still resided in 'Ivy House' in Kingswinford. He cannot be located in subsequent censuses.

     Known children of John1 LAMSDALE and Mary Ann STEWARD were as follows:

               +   2       i.    William2 LAMSDALE, born 2 January 1835 in Worcestershire, England; married Mary FIRTH; married Eunice W. SWAN; married Alice COLES.

               +   3      ii.    George LAMSDALE, born circa 1837 in Kidderminster, England; married Martha FREEMAN.

               +   4     iii.    John LAMSDALE, born in 1845 in Kidderminster, England; married Caroline Evans NOKE; married Esther Ellen HILLSON.

 

Generation Two

 

 

     2.  William2 LAMSDALE (John1) was born 2 January 1835 in Worcestershire, England. He died 15 August 1898 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 63, and was buried in Trissel Cemetery, Jackson Township, Montgomery County.

     William attended school in Worcestershire until the age of nine, then assisted his father who was a carpet weaver. He emigrated from Liverpool to Philadelphia, and was the passenger indexed as William Lonsdale [sic], age 22, who departed Liverpool on the ship ‘Wyoming’ and arrived in Philadelphia 1 January 1856. His occupation was given as weaver.  It is known that upon arriving in the United States William engaged for a time in the carpet weaving trade. He later was a farmer. On 9 October 1859 in Montgomery County William married Mary FIRTH and the couple was enumerated together in the 1860 census in Jackson Township, Montgomery County. Mary was listed as a mantian maker. (A mantian is a cloak and variations of the word later designated a horse blanket.)  On 5 October 1863 William became a naturalized citizen in Dayton, the county seat of Montgomery County.  Witnesses were John Firth and George Firth, likely Mary’s father and perhaps her brother.

     Mary Firth was born 9 April 1836 in Yorkshire, England and died 29 July 1871 at age 35 in Montgomery County, Ohio. She was buried in Spangler Cemetery, Mad River Township, Clark County, Ohio. Mary's father John Firth was born 9 October 1814 in Doncaster, Yorkshire and married Martha Theobold 1 November 1835 in Rotherham Parish in Yorkshire. Martha was born 9 November 1817 in England. According to John's obituary he and his family came to the United States in 1839 and then returned to England in 1850. They returned to America in 1856 [more likely late 1857 or 1858]. In 1865 they moved to Fort Recovery in Mercer County, Ohio and it was here he died 7 September 1881 at age 66. Martha, his wife, died 19 August 1893 at age 75. Both were buried in Green Mound Cemetery in Fort Recovery.

     In addition to Mary, John and Mary Firth had four children. Jane Firth was born 25 December 1837 in England and died 19 Mar 1912 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 74. Circa 1856 she married Thomas Staniland, the son of Charles and Hannah (Clark) Staniland, and they had eight children. Anna Louisa Firth was born 20 September 1843 in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey and died 15 June 1922 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio at age 78.  She married John H. Collins 3 May 1870 in Mercer County and had two daughters. Goerge Firth was born in 1846 in New Jersey and died at age 45 on 5 May 1891 in Dayton. He married circa 1873 Harriet Wade Cross and had three children. William Firth was born in January 1853 in England and married 18 March 1883 in Mercer County Martha Bell Collins by whom he had three children. He had been married previously and had a son and a daughter. William, Martha and family moved to Jackson County, Mississippi around 1889. Edward Theobold Firth was born in 1857 in England and died in 1931 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana at age 74.  On 7 January 1883 in Mercer County he married Mary Ann Jones, the daughter of Edward and Mary (Rood) Jones, and the couple had nine children. Around 1888 Edward, Mary Ann and family moved to Mississippi but returned to Ohio in 1901. They  eventually settled in Richmond, Indiana.

     Known children of William2 LAMSDALE and Mary FIRTH, all born in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

               +   5       i.    Henry T.3 LAMSDALE, born 22 June 1861; married Sarah Jane HEETER; married Mary A. WEAVER; married Saloma KING.

               +   6      ii.    Martha Elizabeth LAMSDALE, born 18 December 1862; married Sylvester Henry PENNY.

               +   7     iii.    James A. LAMSDALE, born 25 January 1866; married Lena GEORGE.

                    8      iv.    Mary Annie LAMSDALE was born 14 August 1870 and died 4 September 1871 in Ohio at age 1. She was buried in Spangler Cemetery, Mad River Township, Clark County, Ohio.

                    9       v.    Lillie LAMSDALE died before 1909 in Ohio.

     After Mary’s death William married next Eunice W. SWAN 3 July 1872 in Hockingport, Athens County, Ohio. Eunice, the daughter of Lawrence Bradley and Emily (Dustin) Swan, was born 4 March 1852 in Troy Township, Athens County, and died of cerebral spinal fever 2 July 1889 in Montgomery County, Ohio at age 37. She was buried in Trissel Cemetery, Jackson Township, Montgomery County. William married third 2 April 1891 in Montgomery County Alice  COLES.

     Known children of William2 LAMSDALE and Eunice W. SWAN, both born in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

             +   10       i.    Rena Edith3 LAMSDALE, born in April 1873; married William Henry ERISMAN.

             +   11      ii.    Nellie Caroline LAMSDALE, born 1 July 1878; married Irvin I. FULS; married John Frederick FRITZ.

 

     3.  George2 LAMSDALE (John1) was born circa 1837 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England and died there in April 1903.

     George married Martha FREEMAN 23 February 1862 in Kidderminster.  She was born circa 1838 in Kidderminster and died in that city in 1902.

     Known children of George2 LAMSDALE and Martha FREEMAN, all born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, were as follows:

                  12       i.    Mary Jane3 LAMSDALE was born in September 1864 and was christened 4 September 1864 in St. George's, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England. On 25 December 1885 in Kidderminster she married George William Creacroft MOSES, the son of Frederick and Elizabeth Moses, who was born circa 1865 in England. The couple had children George H., born  circa 1887; Nellie B., born circa 1888; and Harold Sidney, born circa 1894 who married Edith Winifred Alice MEREDITH 21 December 1918 in Kidderminster.

                  13      ii.    John LAMSDALE was born in March 1866 and married Lizzie TAYLOR in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England in 1891.She was born in that city in 1867. The couple's children, all born in Kidderminster, were Ada Nellie, born 16 April 1892; Beatrice May, born 22 September 1893, who married [--?--] TURLEY in September 1920; Olive Clara, born in March 1895 and died in April 1995 at age 100, who married Albert CARTWRIGHT in 1920; John Henry, born 11 March 1896 and died in 1962 at age 66; George Thomas, born 4 February 1898 and died in 1974 at age 76; Martha Lizzie, born  22 September 1899 and died 3 September 1902 at age 2; Sidney Arthur, born 5 January 1902 and died in 1982 at age 80; James Edward, born 14 October 1903 and died in June 1986 at age 82; Mary Irene, born 22 June 1906 and died 13 February 1992 at age 85, who married [--?--] DAVIES; and William Harold, born 15 May 1908 and died in 1977 at age 69. John died between 1909 and 1911 in Kidderminster, and Lizzie died there in 1957 at age 90.

                  14     iii.    Ellen LAMSDALE was born in September 1869 and died in June 1871 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England.

                  15      iv.    Thomas LAMSDALE was born in June 1871. A carpet weaver, he married in 1898 Ann Elizabeth PEARSON who was born circa 1872 in London, Middlesex, England. Thomas died in March 1937 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England at age 65

                  16       v.    Martha Elizabeth LAMSDALE was born in March 1873 and married William LEIGH in 1907 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England. She died there in 1920 at age  47.

                  17      vi.    Ada Louise LAMSDALE was born in June 1875.  A marriage for her was registered in 1906 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England but the name of the groom was not given.

                  18     vii.    Henry James LAMSDALE was born in 1877 and married  Lizzie May PARKER in 1903 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England.  She was born circa 1882.  The couples' known chlildren were William Henry, born circa 1906, who married Ivy HALL  in 1933 in Kidderminster; and Arthur, born in 1910. Henry died in September 1923 at age 46 in Pontyplool,  Monmouthshire, Wales.

                  19    viii.    William Charles LAMSDALE was born in 1879 and died in 1881 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England at age 2.

                  20      ix.    Clara Beatrice LAMSDALE was born in 1881.

 

     4.  John2 LAMSDALE (John1) was born in 1845 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England and died 5 February 1912 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England at age 67. He married first Caroline Evans NOKE 28 September 1871 in Worcestershire. She was born in 1847 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, the daughter of William and Caroline Nokes, and died in 1885 in Worcestershire at age 38. John, a school master, then married 30 January 1888 in Leamington Priors, Warwickshire Esther Ellen HILLSON who was born 29 May 1862 in St. John’s Wood, Middlesex, England. She was the daughter of Richard and Esther Ellen (Wither) Hillson. Esther died in March 1955 in  Warwick, Warwickshire at age 92.

     Known children of John2 LAMSDALE and Caroline Evans NOKE, all born in Leamington, Warwickshire, England, were as follows:

                  21       i.    Henry Charles3 LAMSDALE was born in December 1872. On 30 July 1901 in Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, England he married Anthorina Louise CROSSLEY, the daughter of Henry Corssley, who was born circa 1876 in England.  On 12 August 1903 Henry and his wife arrived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on board the ship 'Canada' which departed from Liverpool, England., and likely settled in that country.

                  22      ii.    Caroline Eliza LAMSDALE was born in December 1873 and married Stephen Robinson BRIGHT in 1904 in Warwickshire, England.  He was born in 1864 in Easington Lane, Durham, England, and was a school teacher.  The couple's known children, all born in Durham, were John Lamsdale, born circa 1905; George, born circa 1907; Stephanie Caroline, born circa 1909; and Harry Whitchurch, born circa 1910.

                  23     iii.    James William LAMSDALE was born 2 February 1875 and married Julia MOORE 30 October 1903 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England. She was born in 1874 in England, the daughter of Edwin Moore. James and Julie emigrated to the United States in 1905 and settled in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts where he worked for American Steel and Wire Company.  The couple had a daughter Beatrice M. born 19 December 1906 in Worcester.

     Known children of John2 LAMSDALE and Esther Ellen HILLSON, all born in Leamington, Warwickshire, England, were as follows (out of birth order):

                  24       i.    Ellen Mary3 LAMSDALE was born in 1889.

                  25      ii.    John Edward LAMSDALE was born 17 December 1891 and died at age 83 in 1974 in Warwick, Warwickshire, England.

                  26     iii.    Rirchard Hubert LAMSDALE was born in 1896. He was enumerated as an imbecile in the 1901 census. He died ijn 1908 at age 12 in Warwickshire, England.

                  27      iv.    Frank Hillson LAMSDALE was born in 1899 and died in 1967 at age 68 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. Frank married first in 1925 in Stow-on-Wold, Gloucestershire, England Ada Emily WEBB who was born 18 March 1899 in Long Compton, Warwickshire, England and died in December 1983 in Warwickshire at age 84. The couple had children  Francis G. H. who married Eileen Mary HOUGHTON; and Sheila M. Frank married second  Irene WHEELER who was born  31 December 1917 and died in June 1973 in Oxfordshire at age 56. They had a son.

 

Generation Three

 

 

     5.  Henry T.3 LAMSDALE (William2, John1) was born 22 June 1861 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio and died 23 August 1930 in Perry Township, Montgomery County at age 69. He was found in the woods on his farm, shot in the stomach. The family suspected that his wife had shot him, but his death was ruled a suicide. Henry was buried 26 August 1930 in Hillgrove Cemetery, Montgomery County.

     Henry was enumerated on the census of 1880 in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio as a tobacco farmer boarding with Sebastian B. Heeter, his wife Catharine (Ernst) Heeter, their son Mahlon Heeter, and their daughter Sarah Jane HEETER, who became Henry's wife 25 February 1883. Henry eventually owned 76 acres of land in Madison Township, Montgomery County, on Eaton Pike seven miles west of Dayton. He was engaged in general and dairy farming, raised stock, and was one of the largest tobacco growers in his part of the country. Henry was a member of the Lutheran church and served as one of its deacons and as the superintendent of the Sunday school for 12 years.  He was on the school board for nine years.

     Sarah, Henry’s first wife, was born 12 April 1857 in Madison Township and died of measles 6 July 1906 in that township at age 49. She had been an invalid for a number of years. Sarah was buried in Hillgrove Cemetery.

     Henry married second Mary A. HENGER 14 April 1910 in Montgomery County, Ohio. Mary was born 2 July 1854 in Bergfelden, Schwarzwald, Wurttemberg, Germany, the daughter of Andreas and Anna (Plocher) Henger. She emigrated to the United States in 1855 and married Martin Weaver. They had eight children, all living in 1910, including a daughter Anna who married Vernon Lamsdale, son of Henry and Sarah. Mary and Martin divorced between 1896 and 1900. She died of bronchial pneumonia 15 April 1925 in Dayton at age 70, and was buried 18 April 1925 in Hillgrove Cemetery.

     Henry married last Saloma KING, known as Loma, the daughter of Noah and Saloma (Hay) King, who was born 2 April 1866 in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio and died 27 February 1940 at age 73 in Dayton, Montgomery County. She was buried in Eversole Cemetery, New Lebanon, Montgomery County. Henry and Loma had no children.

     Known children of Henry T.3 LAMSDALE and Sarah Jane HEETER. all born in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

             +   28       i.    John Franklin4 LAMSDALE, born 23 February 1885; married Clercie Viola PERRY.

             +   29      ii.    Vernon Monroe LAMSDALE, born 25 July 1888; married Anna May WEAVER.

             +   30     iii.    Edna Mae LAMSDALE, born 30 April 1896; married John Irvin ROSELL.

     There were no known children of Henry T.3 LAMSDALE and Mary A. HENGER.

 

     6.  Martha Elizabeth3 LAMSDALE (William2, John1) was born 18 December 1862 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. She died of lung cancer 19 March 1951 in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio at age 88, and was buried 22 March 1951 in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County, Ohio.

     Mattie, as she was called, married Sylvester Henry PENNY, son of Thomas W. and Mary Ann (Addington) Penny, 1 July 1882 in Miami County. Sylvester, whose nickname was Buck, was born 26 June 1860 in Monroe Township, Darke County, Ohio and died 3 May 1929 in Laura, Miami County at age 68. The cause of death was paralysis of the lower extremities and a heart lesion. He was buried 5 May 1929 in Old Ludlow Cemetery. As a young man Buck worked as a teamster.  By 1910 he was proprietor of a lumber mill in Laura where he also served as village marshall. In the 1920 federal census he was enumerated as a farmer. Buck and Mattie bought a house at 8 West Second Street in Laura in 1899 and their son Pharis was still living in it in the 1940’s.   Buck became a Quaker in 1898 and remained in that faith until his death.

     Known children of Martha Elizabeth3 LAMSDALE and Sylvester Henry PENNY were as follows:

             +   31       i.    Bertha Geneva4 PENNY, born 6 October 1884 in Montgomery County, Ohio; married Walter Orlando BELLMAN.

                  32      ii.    Nora Elizabeth PENNY was born 8 October 1888 in Ohio. She died 17 November 1889 in Ohio at age 1.

             +   33     iii.    Nettie Leora PENNY, born 25 August 1890 in Elwood, Gosper County, Nebraska; married George McClure FUESTON.

                  34      iv.    Mary Ellen PENNY was born 18 September 1893 in Ohio. She died 5 May 1981 in Ohio at age 87, and was buried 8 May 1981 in Holp Cemetery, Farmersville, Montgomery County, Ohio. Mary Ellen, whose nickname was Mamie, married Jesse Cameron COOK circa 1914 in Ohio. Jesse was born 23 June 1884 in Montgomery County, Ohio, the son of John A. and Sarah Eve Cook. He died 21 July 1956 in Ohio at age 72, and was buried 24 July 1956 in Holp Cemetery.  According to "The History of Laura," "1929 brought Jess and Mary (Penny) Cook back to her girlhood village. This was the year of the great stock market crash, but Jess got around it with a substantial inheritance. Instead of using banking facilities which weren't very safe at that point, he put the money in crocks closing them with sealing wax. No one was the wiser as food stuffs were somewhat still being preserved in this manner. During these days, Jess displayed his extravagance by setting a match to $5.00 bills, lighting his cronies [sic] cigars."  Jess was a farmer and he and Mamie had no children.

             +   35       v.    Lyda PENNY, born 10 April 1896 in Newton Township, Miami County, Ohio; married Curtis VANCE.

             +   36      vi.    Orville Denman PENNY, born 17 September 1898 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio; married Iva Marie SPROAT.

             +   37     vii.    Pharis Delbert PENNY, born 20 September 1902 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio; married Margaret Wahnita SEASE.

 

     7.  James A.3 LAMSDALE (William2, John1) was born 25 January 1866 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. He died 6 January 1917 in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County at age 50 of tetanus from an accidental cut in his home. He was buried 10 January 1917 in Lower Miami Cemetery, Montgomery County.

     On 20 January 1889 in Montgomery County James, a farmer, married Lena GEORGE who was born 17 January 1870 in Ohio and died of pulmonary tuberculosis 4 February 1910 in Jefferson township, Montgomery County. She was buried 7 February 1910 in Lower Miami Cemetery. By 1900 Lena and James had had eight children but only three were still living.

     Known children of James A.3 LAMSDALE and Lena GEORGE, all born in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

                  38       i.    Ada May4 LAMSDALE was born 26 March 1890 and died of pulmonary tuberculosis 16 April 1914 in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 24.

                  39      ii.    Nellie R. LAMSDALE was born in June 1895.

          40     iii.    William Albert LAMSDALE was born 8 September 1898. In the 1920 federal census he was enumerated as a soldier in the U. S. Army at Camp Dix, Burlington County, New Jersey.  In 1930 he was a trimmer in an auto factory, lodging in Highland Park, Wayne County, Michigan. World War II Army Enlistment Records indicated that he enlisted 10 November 1942 in Richmond, Virginia. His record states that he was single, without dependents, weighed 137 pounds and was 5 feet 7 1/2 inches tall. William died  at age 67 on 9 November 1965, and was buried in Lower Miami Cemetery, Montgomery County, Ohio.

                  41      iv.    Susie E. LAMSDALE was born 16 January 1903.

                  42       v.    Mary A. LAMSDALE was born circa 1907 and died in Montgomery County, Ohio 15 April 1925.

 

     10.  Rena Edith3 LAMSDALE (William2, John1) was born 5 April 1873 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. She died 5 February 1959 in Montgomery County at age 85, and was buried in Holp Cemetery, Farmersville, Montgomery County.

     Rena married William Henry ERISMAN 26 November 1896 in Montgomery County. William was born 15 December 1865 in that county, the son of John Rider and Malinda (Baker) Erisman. He died of arteriosclerotic heart disease 28 October 1947 in Montgomery County at age 82, and was buried 31 October 1947 in Holp Cemetery.

     William was married first 19 October 1890 in Montgomery County to Effie Weaver, the daughter of Peter and Susan (Beck) Weaver. She was born in 1869 in Montgomery County and died 29 May 1895 in Montgomery County at age 26. The couple had a son, Lee Elverst Erisman, born 13 September 1892 and died in August 1963 in Ohio at age 70, who married Anna E. Beachler and had four children. Lee was buried in Ellerton Cemetery, Montgomery County.

     Known children of Rena Edith3 LAMSDALE and William Henry ERISMAN, all born in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

             +   43       i.    Charles Howard4 ERISMAN, born 9 June 1898; married Helen R. BEANE.

                  44      ii.    John W. ERISMAN was born 25 March 1902 and died 16 June 1902 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. He was buried in Holp Cemetery, Farmersville, Montgomery County.

                  45     iii.    Walter L. ERISMAN was born 26 August 1904 and died 14 August 1966 in Orange County, California at age 61. He was buried in Holp Cemetery, Farmersville, Montgomery County, Ohio.

                  46      iv.    Rena ERISMAN was born circa 1908.

             +   47       v.    Nellie Malinda ERISMAN, born August 1908; married Howard R. GEISLER.

             +   48      vi.    William Harold ERISMAN, born 11 May 1911; married Thelma Etta DENHAM.

                  49     vii.    Paul E. ERISMAN.

 

     11.  Nellie Caroline3 LAMSDALE (William2, John1) was born 1 July 1878 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio and died of arteriosclerosis 28 July 1951 in West Carrollton, Montgomery County at age 73. She was buried 30 July 1951 in Trissel Cemetery, Jackson Township, Montgomery County. Nellie married first Irvin I. FULS 3 December 1898 in Montgomery County. Irvin was born 9 January 1878 in Montgomery County, the son of Emanuel and Minnie E. (Weist) Fuls of Jackson Township. Emanuel's father was William Fuls who owned land in close proximity to William Lamsdale, Nellie’s father, according to an 1875 atlas map of Jackson Township.  Nellie and Irvin had no children and divorced, or had their marriage annulled, shortly after the 1900 federal census. He was remarried 16 October 1902 In Montgomery County to Pauline Rost of Germany and by 1910 they had two sons, Elmer and Carl, and lived in Dayton. Irvin died at age 88 on 16 January 1966, and was buried 19 January 1966 in Woodland Cemetery.

     Nellie married second John Frederick FRITZ 27 February 1901 in Montgomery County.  John, a farmer, was born 30 April 1861 in Somerset County, New Jersey, the son of John and Katharine Fritz, he of Wurttemberg and she of Ireland. He died of bronchial pneumonia 21 April 1936 at age 74 in Germantown, Montgomery County, and was buried in Trissel Cemetery.

     Known children of Nellie Caroline3 LAMSDALE and John Frederick FRITZ, all born in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

             +   50       i.    James H.4 FRITZ, born 25 April 1902; married Virgie May ROGERS.

                  51      ii.    Rena C. FRITZ was born 28 May 1904. She died 15 July 1995 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 91.

Rena was a hairdresser and in 1993 resided at 230 East Pease Avenue in Dayton.

                  52     iii.    George D. FRITZ was born 8 May 1906 and died 3 September 1950 in Ohio at age 44. His last known address was DeGraff, Logan County, Ohio.

                  53      iv.    John Robert FRITZ was born 16 May 1908 and died 29 October 1998 in Mercer County, Ohio at age 90. He was also known as Robert J. in the 1920 and 1930 censuses. John resided in Celina in Mercer County.

                  54       v.    Emma L. FRITZ was born 24 February 1910. She died 11 June 2002 in Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 92, and was buried in Twin Valley Cemetery, Gratis, Preble County, Ohio. Emma was a member of the Southern Hills United Methodist Church and the National Horseshoe Hall of Fame. She married Paul E. FOCHT, the son of Jesse H. and Susie M. (Hawvermale) Focht of Farmersville in Montgomery County.  Paul was born 24 October 1910 in that county. He died 3 July 2000 in Dayton, Montgomery County at age 89.

                  55      vi.    Mary E. FRITZ was born circa 1913.

                  56     vii.    Charles W. FRITZ was born 16 August 1916 and died 17 March 2011 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 94. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, West Carrollton, Montgomery County. A news clip, undated, says "Pvt. Charles W. Fritz is in the 7th Service Command Motors Transport school at Marysville, Kansas. He has been in the service since July 18, 1942. He is the son of Mrs. Nellie G. Fritz, 243 N. Cherry St., Germantown. He is a graduate of Germantown high school and was employed at Wright Field.” (photo of Charles with clip). 

 

Generation Four

 

 

     28.  John Franklin4 LAMSDALE (Henry T.3, William2, John1) was born 23 February 1885 in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. He died 7 January 1968 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 82. He was buried in Lower Miami Cemetery,  Dayton.

     John married Clercie Viola PERRY circa 1909. Clercie, whose name appears as Clara in several censuses, was born 26 May 1890 in Madison Township, Montgomery County, the daughter of J. M. Perry, and died 19 June 1977 in Kettering, Montgomery County at age 87. She was buried in Lower Miami Cemetery.

     Known children of John Franklin4 LAMSDALE and Clercie Viola PERRY, all born in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

                  57       i.    Earl Henry5 LAMSDALE was born 22 December 1909 and died of coronary thrombosis 17 March 1949 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 39. He was buried 20 March 1949 in Ellerton Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Montgomery County. Earl, a press operator for Delco Products, married Allie Marie DAVISON, known as Marie. She was born 1 June 1908 in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio and died 30 November 1997 in Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio at age 89. Marie was buried 2 December 1997 in Ellerton Cemetery. She was a telephone operator, hairdresser and Licensed Practical Nurse, as well as a member of Modern Woodmen of America. Earl and Marie had two sons.

                  58      ii.    Hazel Catherine LAMSDALE was born 21 January 1914 and died 26 October 1978 at age 64. Her last known residence was Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania. Circa 1934 Hazel married Edwin Samuel ROTH, the son of Daniel and Rosa B. Roth, who was born 21 February 1909 in Auglaize County, Ohio. He died 5 October 1983 in Beavercreek, Greene County, Ohio at age 74.

                  59     iii.    Louella Lorine LAMSDALE was born circa 1921 and died 24 June 1965 in Montgomery County, Ohio. She married Hiram Lloyd DEMORET, the son of Lester and Josephine Rosabella (Rumbarger) Demoret, who was born 29 November 1912 in Montgomery County and died 5 December 1988 at age 76. His last known residence was Troy, Miami County, Ohio. Both Louella and Hiram were buried in Germantown Cemetery in Montgomery County. The couple had three daughters and sons Paul Allen, born 24 November 1921 and died 25 May 1994 in Fort Myers, Lee County,Florida at age 52; and Mark Howard born 17 April 1956 and died 30 September 1986 at age 30 in Dayton, Montgomery County, who was buried in Bear Creek Cemetery, Drexel, in that county..

                  60      iv.    Evelyn Violet LAMSDALE married Frank SOMSEL, Jr., in 1966. Frank was born 16 March 1915 in Ohio, the son of Frank and Clara Somsel, and died in 1994 at age 79. He was buried in Lower Miami Cemetery, Daytonj, Montgomery County, Ohio. Evelyn and Frank had a daughter and a son Thomas Mathew who was born 12 July 1967 and died the same day.

 

     29.  Vernon Monroe4 LAMSDALE (Henry T.3, William2, John1) was born 25 July 1888 in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. He hanged himself in a shed on his brother John's farm 11 July 1932 in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 43. Vernon was buried 18 July 1932 in Hillgrove Cemetery, Montgomery County.

     Vernon married Anna May WEAVER, his stepsister, 11 July 1911 in Hamilton County, Ohio.  She was the daughter of Martin and Mary A. (Henger) Weaver and her mother was the second wife of Henry T. Lamsdale, Vernon’s father. Anna was born 2 November 1895 in Montgomery County and died 26 February 1989 in Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington at age 93. Anna and Vernon divorced and she married second 2 July 1925 in LaPorte, LaPorte County, Indiana Charles T. Quinn. He was born 5 February 1900 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, the son of John J. and Anna Gay (Chambers) Quinn, and died 1 September 1990 at age 90 in Skagit County where he owned and operated Quinn's Auto Top Company. Anna and Charles were buried in Anderson Cemetery, Stanwood, Snohomish County, Washington.

     Known children of Vernon Monroe4 LAMSDALE and Anna May WEAVER, all born in Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

                  61       i.    Dorothy M.5 LAMSDALE was born 11 August 1911 and died 19 June 1998 in Seattle, King County, Washington at age 86. She married Ernest H. NEVILLE  who was born  27 April 1903 and died in Seattle 1 July 2002 at age 99. She was enumerated as Dorothy M. Quinn in the 1930 census.

                  62      ii.    Vera I. LAMSDALE was born 19 August 1913 and died 24 June 1991 in Bellevue, King County, Washington at age 85. She married Leo WESTERBECK who was born 16 September 1907 in Idaho and died at age 70 in June 1978 in King County. Both Vera and Leo were buried in Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County. Vera was enumerated as Vera I. Quinn in the 1930 census.

                  63     iii.    Marjorie L. LAMSDALE was born 13 July 1919 and married Ernest Ted Olson who was born 2 October 1914 and died 24 February 1988 in King County, Washington at age 73.  Marjorie, who was enumerated as Margie L. Quinn in the 1930 census, died 24 February 1997 in King County at age 77.

 

     30.  Edna Mae4 LAMSDALE (Henry T.3, William2, John1) was born 30 April 1896 in Madison Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. She died of cardiac arrest 5 February 1976 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 79, and was buried in Pyrmont Cemetery, Perry Township, Montgomery County.

     Edna married John Irvin ROSELL 24 February 1916 in Montgomery County.  John was born 17 April 1896 in that county, the son of Charles A. and Ada M. (Deglar) Rosell.  He died 11 October 1973 in Ohio at age 77, and was buried in Pyrmont Cemetery..

     Known children of Edna Mae4 LAMSDALE and John Irvin ROSELL, all born in Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

                  64       i.    Lawrence Luther5 ROSELL was born 16 July 1916 and died 9 May 2002 in California at age 85. His last known residence was Lodi, San Joaquin County. Lawrence married Elnora T. MEAD who was born 23 April 1920 in Ohio and died 4 November 1998 in California at age 78. They had a daughter.

                  65      ii.    Charles M. ROSELL was born 6 October 1918 and died 11 November 1987 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio at age 69. He was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati. Charles was a locomotive engineer and married Mallora V. ELBERG, the daughter of Fred and Henrietta (Gunther) Elberg, who was born  4 December 1923 in Elmwood Place, Hamilton County and died in Cincinnati 17 October 2007 at age 83. She was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery.

                  66     iii.    Albert H. ROSELL was born 24 January 1921 and died 3 July 1998 in Port William, Clinton County, Ohio at age 77. Albert was a welder and never married.

                  67      iv.    Philip ROSELL was born 7 February 1924. He died in January 1968 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 43.

                  68       v.    Harold Theophilus ROSELL was born 16 October 1927 and died 18 February 2002 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 74. In the 1940 federal census he and his brother Lester were wards of the Montgomery County Children's Home.

                  69      vi.    Lester P. ROSELL was born 14 April 1931 and died 24 April 2002 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 71. In the 1940 federal census he and his brother Harold were wards of the Montgomery County Children's Home.

 

     31.  Bertha Geneva4 PENNY (Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 6 October 1884 in Montgomery County, Ohio. She died 17 February 1955 in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio at age 70, and was buried 20 February 1955 in Hillgrove Cemetery, Montgomery County.

     Bertha married Walter Arlando BELLMAN 6 October 1907 in Montgomery County. Walter, the son of Joseph and Ellen (Miller) Bellman, was born 20 January 1876 in Van Buren Township, Montgomery County and died 20 June 1947 in Dayton at age 71. He was buried in Hillgrove Cemetery.

     Known children of Bertha Geneva4 PENNY and Walter Arlando BELLMAN, all born in Montgomery County, Ohio, were as follows:

                  70       i.    Clarence David5 BELLMAN was born 8 March 1908 and died 26 September 1946 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 38. He was buried in Hillgrove Cemetery, Montgomery County. Circa 1931 Clarence married Carrie Mae BROWN who was born  13 January 1910 in Tennessee and died at age 93 in Kettering, Montgomery County. The couple had two daughters.

                  71      ii.    Ada Mae BELLMAN was born 2 August 1909 and died 20 June 1980 in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida at age 70. Ada was buried in Miami Valley Memory Garden, Greene County, Ohio.  She had a daughter an married Charles BAKER.

                  72     iii.    Arthur Leroy BELLMAN was born 22 November 1910 and died 27 March 1985 in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida at age 74. He was married twice and by his first wife, Doris E. FOX, had eight children. He married second Clara A. LEHMAN who was born 17 October 1915 and died in Tampa 3 May 1998 at age 82. They had no children.

                  73      iv.    Henry Arlando BELLMAN was born 25 July 1912 and died 5 October 1978 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio at age 66. Henry married  Arlene LAMP and  Anna Mae HIGGINS. The name of his third wife is not known.

             +   74       v.    Roy Edward BELLMAN, born 26 January 1916; married Ruby Rosella YOUNG; married Christine L. [--?--]; married Cora Allene BUTLER; may have married Margaret [--?--]

                  75      vi.    Martha Ellen BELLMAN was born 15 June 1917 and died 10 September 1982 in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida at age 65. Martha married four times. In 1947 at the time of her father's death she was Mrs. Martha BASHAM (Daniel).  In 1955 at the time of her mother's death she was Mrs. Martha Logel of Dayton. In 1980 at the time of her sister Ada's death she was Martha KAUFMAN (Harold).  The name of her fourth husband is not known. Daniel M. Basham was born 17 May 1913 in Kentucky, the son of Lloyd and Golie Basham. He died 27 February 1996 at age 82. His last known residence was Fairborn, Greene County, Ohio. Harold Kaufman was born 31 May 1918 and died 15 May 2000 in Tampa at age 81.

                  76     vii.    Margaret Marie BELLMAN was born 11 April 1921. She died 2 December 1992 in Hillsborough County, Florida at age 71. Margaret was married twice, first to [--?--] HOLCOMB. Her name was given as Mrs. Margaret Holcomb of Dayton in 1947 at the time of her father’s death. She married second Paul E. PENNINGTON and in 1955 at the time of her mother's death she was listed as Mrs. Margaret Pennington of Dayton. Paul was born 3 February 1913 and died 6 August 1993 in Florida at age 80.

             +   77    viii.    Herman Everett BELLMAN, born 15 August 1924; married Mary Jane SCOTT

 

     33.  Nettie Leora4 PENNY (Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 25 August 1890 in Elwood, Gosper County, Nebraska. She died 1 November 1977 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 87, and was buried on 4 November 1977 in Riverside Cemetery, West Milton, Miami County, Ohio.

     Nettie married George McClure FUESTON in late 1910 in Ohio. George was born 14 September 1885 in Somerset, Lincoln County, Nebraska, the son of Harry I. and Maggie (DeWeese) Fueston. He died 16 March 1964 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio at age 78, and was buried 19 March 1964 in Riverside Cemetery. George was a veteran of the Philippine Insurrection and worked at Delco Products division of General Motors Corporation. In the 1900 federal census he was enumerated in Sandcreek Township, Decatur County, Indiana. In the census of 1910 he was in Pender Town, Thurston County, Nebraska.

     Known children of Nettie Leora4 Penny and George McClure Fueston were as follows:

                  78       i.    Sylvester Henry5 FUESTON was born 12 July 1911 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. He resided in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio and died 22 January 1955 at age 43.  Sylvester married Etta May [--?--]  who was born 11 December 1921 and died 3 September 1990 at age 68. She married second John W. 'Jack' Brill who was born 17 November 1921 and died 25 June 1986 at age  64. Both Etta and Jack were buried in Lebanon Cemetery.

                  79      ii.    George Melvin FUESTON was born 1 June 1914 in Indiana and died 19 October 1984 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 70.  George resided in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio and was divorced at the time of his death.

             +   80     iii.    Treva Elizabeth FUESTON, born 11 February 1916 in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana; married David Noah WADE; married John Smithers LEMAY

                  81      iv.    Henry Irvin FUESTON was born 15 May 1918 in Ninevah, Brown County, Indiana and died 6 December 1998 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio at age 80. He was buried in Deerfield Cemetery, Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. Henry married Willa Lee Mae [--?--] who was born 4 December 1921 and died 21 April 1992 at age 70. She was buried in Deerfield Cemetery.

                  82       v.    Jasper Harold FUESTON was born 9 January 1919 in West Milton, Miami County, Ohio and died 2 July 2008 at age 89. He resided in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. Jasper was married twice before marrying 10 April 1950 in Warren County Clara Maria ERNSTE, the daughter of  Hermand and Ariana Josephine (Argernare) Ernste, who was born 1 June 1928 in Holland. She was married first to [--?--] Sprinkle.

                  83      vi.    Blanche Margaret FUESTON was born 29 December 1922 in Casstown, Miami County, Ohio. She died 30 October 1970 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio at age 47. Known as Margaret, she married Emerson Lafette PATE, Sr., who was born  17 December 1921 in Missouri and died 21 April 1932 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio at age 51.  The couple had six children including Leroy Duke, born 22 February 1957 and died 18 April 1990 in Middletown. at age 33. The family resided in Warren County, Ohio.

                  84     vii.    Estella Mary FUESTON was born 31 March 1924 in Ohio. She died 8 September 1925 in Ohio at age 1.

                  85    viii.    Earl Albert FUESTON married first Betty DUNCAN and second married Mary Ann SEASE with whom he had a daughter and a son, Virgil Glenn, born 13 May 1949 and died in February 1996 at age 46. Virgil was married three times: to Brenda SIMS, to Nancy CALO and to Vickey TEAGUE. Mary Ann was the daughter of Margaret Wahnita Sease who married Earl’s uncle Pharis Penny. (see # 37 below)

                  86      ix.    Robert Edward FUESTON married Frances N. BURNELL.

                  87       x.    Minnie Mae FUESTON was born 22 April 1930 in Kings Mills, Warren County, Ohio. She died 17 April 1996 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 65 and was buried in Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Warren County. Minnie married James SPICER, Jr., and they resided in Lebanon.

 

     35.  Lyda4 PENNY (Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 10 April 1896 in Newton Township, Miami County, Ohio. As recorded in county birth records her name was written as Lydima. Her death certificate gave the name Lyda, with no middle name. Lyda died from uremia 14 July 1965 in Troy, Miami County at age 69, and was buried 17 July 1965 in Curtis Cemetery, Union Township, Miami County.

     Lyda married Curtis VANCE, son of John Clarence and Nettie F. ( Fuller) Vance, 2 March 1918 in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. Curtis was born 22 September 1896 in Piqua, Miami County and died 6 August 1990 in Troy, Miami County at age 93. He was buried 9 August 1990 in Curtis Cemetery. Curtis was a farmer and was employed by Miller Brothers in Frederick, Miami County in his elder years.

     Known children of Lyda4 PENNY and Curtis VANCE were as follows:

             +   88       i.    Carl Cecil5 VANCE, born 28 December 1918 in Nashville, Miami County, Ohio; married Charlotte Emma LEHWALD.

             +   89      ii.    Earl Henry VANCE married Evelyn SWADNER.

                  90     iii.    John Clarence VANCE was born 25 September 1922 in Butler Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. He died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident 24 July 1947 in Montgomery County, Ohio at age 24. John was buried 27 July 1947 in Curtis Cemetery, Union Township, Miami County, Ohio.

                  91      iv.    Pauline Lucille VANCE married Harold Edgar BAREFOOT and they had a daughter.

             +   92       v.    Dorothy Marie VANCE married Herbert Franklin RHOADES.

             +   93      vi.    Robert Eugene VANCE married Margaret Lucille MILLER.

                  94     vii.    Mary Elizabeth VANCE married Harold Lockwood SWADNER 24 April 1981 in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio.

Harold, the son of Roy Lesher and Clara May (Tingle) Swadner, was born 30 May 1919 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, and died 7 May 2006 at age 86. He was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton. Harold’s sister married his wife Mary's brother Earl Vance (see #89). Harold was married first 13 December 1941 in Dayton to Mary Jane Myers who died 27 June 1971.  They had one son, Sam, born 11 September 1942 who died 9 November 1944 at age 2.  Harold then married Phyllis Clark 17 November 1973 in Dayton. The couple divorced 29 December 1975.

                  95    viii.    Victor Norman VANCE married Georgia Alberta LOVETT and they had two daughters and a son.

             +   96      ix.    Donald Lee VANCE, born 1 September 1934 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio; married Mary Francis WALTERS; married Evangeline BEATTY.

             +   97       x.    Curtis VANCE, Jr., married Mildred M. KRYMAN; married Maria Antonia CACCIATORE.

                  98      xi.    Dean Richard VANCE married Shirley Alice PRICE.

             +   99     xii.    Patricia Irene VANCE married Dale North.

 

     36.  Orville Denman4 PENNY (Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 17 September 1898 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio and died 8 October 1956 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio at age 58. The cause of death was a heart attack while on a furniture delivery. At the time of his death he was an employee of the Roark Furniture Store, Laura, Miami County where he had been employed for two years. He was buried 10 October 1956 in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura.

     Orville married Iva Marie SPROAT, the daughter of Ellis and Eleanor (Kinney) Sproat, 18 August 1928 in West Milton, Miami County. Iva Marie was born 15 October 1896 in Versailles, Darke County, Ohio. She died 22 February 1984 in Piqua, Miami County at age 87, and was buried 25 February 1984 in Old Ludlow Cemetery. Iva Marie and Harry Shefbuch had a son Howard Eugene Shefbuch who was born 2 July 1919 and died 25 July 1941 in Troy from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.

     Known children of Orville Denman4 PENNY and Iva Marie SPROAT were as follows:

          +   100       i.    Richard Ellis5 PENNY married Janice Arlene KRESS.

                101      ii.    Doris Jean PENNY was born 10 January 1933 in Vandalia, Montgomery County, Ohio and died 15 May 2011 in Ohio at age 78. Her last known residence was Piqua, Miami County, Ohio. She was buried in Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington, Miami County. Doris married Robert Eugene DITMER and had three sons and a daughter.

                102     iii.    Alice Jane PENNY married Richard BECK.

 

     37.  Pharis Delbert4 PENNY (Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 20 September 1902 in Laura, Miami County, Ohio. He died 26 July 1961 in Montgomery County, Ohio at age 58, and was buried 29 July 1961 in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura.

     Pharis married Margaret Wahnita SEASE ,the daughter of William and Tecie Agnes (Stump) Sease, who was born 28 August 1913 in Ohio and died in 1967 at age 54. She was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery. Margaret had a daughter Mary Ann, born out of wedlock, who married Earl Fueston, son of Pharis Penny's sister Nettie. (see #33 above). Pharis and Margaret had a son Pharis Delbert, Jr., born 7 June 1932 in Laura and died 9 June 1932. Cause of death premature birth. He was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery.

     Known children of Pharis Delbert4 PENNY and Margaret Wahnita SEASE, all born in Ohio, were as follows:

                103       i.    Ruth Elizabeth5 PENNY was born 1 November 1937 and died 4 September 1964 at age 26. She married Jack ATKINS.

                104      ii.    Donald Cameron PENNY.

                105     iii.    Delbert Leroy PENNY was born 10 March 1940. He died 11 March 1954 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 14, and was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County, Ohio.

                106      iv.    Juanita June PENNY was known as June.

                107       v.    Pharis Earl PENNY was born 1 July 1948. He died 13 April 1996 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio at age 46, anjd was buried in Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Miami County, Ohio.Sonny, as he was called, served in the U.S. Marine Corps and married Rita Renee LUX. The couple had a son and two daughters.

                108      vi.    Martha Agnes PENNY.

 

     43.  Charles Howard4 ERISMAN (Rena Edith3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 9 June 1898 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. He died 20 October 1971 at age 73, and was buried in Holp Cemetery, Farmersville, Montgomery County, Ohio.

     Charles married Helen R. BEANE, the daughter of Samuel W. and Ida Mae (Samuels) Beane. Helen was born 5 October 1910 in Eaton, Preble County, Ohio. She died 24 October 2000 in Dayton, Montgomery County at age 90, and was buried 27 October 2000 in Holp Cemetery. Charles and Helen had a daughter.

 

     47.  Nellie Malinda4 ERISMAN (Rena Edith3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 8 August 1908 in Jackson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. She died 11 November 1990 in Englewood, Montgomery County at age 82, and was buried in Holp Cemetery, Farmersville, Montgomery County. Nellie married Howard R. GEISLER, the son of Charles E. and Elizabeth M. (Harting) Geisler, who was born 4 October 1906 in Dayton, Montgomery County and died 3 July 1969 at age 62 in Dayton. Nellie and Howard had a son and a daughter.

 

     48.  William Harold4 ERISMAN (Rena Edith3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 11 May 1911 in Montgomery County, Ohio.  He died 23 August 1999 in New Lebanon, Montgomery County at age 88, and was buried 26 August 1999 in Holp Cemetery, Farmersville, Montgomery County.

    William resided in New Lebanon, Montgomery County and worked for Inland Manufacturing for 38 years, retiring in 1972.

     He married Thelma Etta DENHAM, the daughter of Marion B. and Valaria I. (McCloskey) Denham, circa 1946 in Ohio. Etta, as she was called, was born 21 March 1922 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. She died 21 March 2000 in Dayton, Montgomery County at age 78, and was buried in Holp Cemetery. William and Etta had three daughters and a son.

 

     50.  James H.4 FRITZ (Nellie C.3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 25 April 1902 in Montgomery County, Ohio and died 27 May 1982 in Kettering, Montgomery County at age 80. He was a proprietor of an auto garage and resided in Germantown, Montgomery County. James married Virgie May ROGERS in 1921 in Montgomery County. She was born 17 April 1901 in Ohio, the daughter of William H. and Anna Catherine (Heiser) Rogers, and died 29 December 1981 in Miamisburg, Montgomery County. The couple had four daughters and two sons.

 

Generation Five

 

 

     74.  Roy Edward5 BELLMAN (Bertha Geneva4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 26 January 1916 in Montgomery County, Ohio and died 23 February 2000 in Dayton, Montgomery County at age 84.

     Roy was supposedly married four times. It is known he married Ruby Rosella YOUNG, the daughter of Earl Alpha and Anna Mae (Bolander) Young, who was born in 1920 in Ohio. He and Ruby had a daughter and were divorced in July 1945 in Ohio. Soon after he married Christine L.  [--?--] whom he divorced in November 1947. They had no children. Roy then married Cora Allene BUTLER 19 February 1949 and they had a son. Cora was born 19 February 1926 and died 15 September 1988 in Dayton at age 62. His last wife may have been named Margaret.

 

     77.  Herman Everett5 BELLMAN (Bertha Geneva4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 15 August 1924 in Montgomery County, Ohio, and died 13 October 2004 in Ohio at age 80. Herman married Mary Jane SCOTT 18 November 1943 in Dayton, Montgomery County. Mary Jane was born 5 March 1925 in Mt Holly, Warren County, Ohio, the daughter of Israel Wright and Edna Irma (Lacy) Scott. She died 21 November 2005 at age 80. Her last known residence was Lebanon, Warren County. Herman and Mary had three sons and two daughters.

 

     80.  Treva Elizabeth5 FUESTON (Nettie Leora4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 11 February 1916 in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana. She died 26 July 1993 in Torrance, Los Angeles County, California at age 77. Treva was cremated and her ashes scattered five miles off the shore of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.

     Treva married first David Noah WADE 8 August 1931 in Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky. David was born 7 August 1909 in Beattyville, Lee County, Kentucky and died 23 April 1991 in Ohio at age 81. Treva and David had six children including David Noah Wade, Jr., who was born 20 February 1935 and died 8 February 2001 in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona at age 65. Treva and David  divorced and she married second John Smithers LEMAY, the son of William and Nora Lemay, 28 May 1945 in Greenup, Greenup County, Kentucky. John was born 8 March 1919 in Shaker Mill, Mercer County, Kentucky, and died 16 August 1990 at age 71. Treva and John adopted two sons. Their son James Christopher was born 17 April 1952 and died 3 January 1983 at age 30.

 

     88.  Carl Cecil5 VANCE (Lyda4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 28 December 1918 in Nashville, Miami County, Ohio and died 10 October 1997 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio at age 78. He was buried 14 October 1997 in Polk Grove Cemetery, Vandalia, Montgomery County, Ohio. Carl, a plumber, married Charlotte Emma LEHWALD 3 July 1942 in Dayton, Montgomery County. Charlotte, the daughter of Paul and Glenna Eleanor (Berg) Lehwald, was born 3 February 1922 in Dayton and died 3 December 2003 in Miami County, Ohio at age 81. She was buried 8 December 2003 in Polk Grove Cemetery. Carl and Charlotte had two daughters as well as a daughter who was stillborn 27 November 1949. She was buried in Polk Grove Cemetery.

 

     89.  Earl Henry5 VANCE (Lyda4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) married Evelyn SWADNER 18 October 1941 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Evelyn was born 19 September 1921 in Dayton and died in 1 June 2006 in Florida at age 84. She was buried in Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida. Evelyn was the daughter of Roy Lesher and Clara May (Tingle) Swadner.  Her brother Harold married her husband's sister Mary Vance. Earl and Evelyn had two sons and a daughter.

 

     92.  Dorothy Marie5 VANCE (Lyda4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) married Herbert Franklin RHOADES 26 April 1947 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. Herbert, known to family and friends as Dusty, was born 31 July 1919 in Liberty, Preble County, Ohio. He died 24 February 1983 in West Milton, Miami County, Ohio at age 63, and was buried 28 February 1983 in Arlington Cemetery, Brookville, Montgomery County, Ohio. Dusty was the son of Frank and Elizabeth (Lang) Rhoades and was a farmer and construction worker. Dorothy and Dusty had a daughter and a son.

 

     93.  Robert Eugene5 VANCE (Lyda4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) married Margaret Lucille MILLER 24 April 1954 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Margaret, the daughter of Charles Haines and Marie (Good) Miller, was born 29 December 1933 in Dayton and died of breast cancer 5 December 2002 in Miami County, Ohio at age 68. Robert and Margaret had a son.

 

     96.  Donald Lee5 VANCE (Lyda4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) was born 1 September 1934 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio and died 17 January 2005 in Troy, Miami County, Ohio at age 70. He married first Mary Francis WALTERS 1 June 1957 in Tipp City, Miami County and they divorced. She married Rex Heffelfinger of Union, Montgomery County, Ohio and died 7 December 1995 at age 58. Donald and Mary had two sons and two daughters. Donald married second Evangeline BEATTY 19 September 1969 and they divorced in March 1974. They had a daughter.

 

     97.  Curtis5 VANCE, Jr., (Lyda4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) , called Junior by family and friends, married Mildred M. KRYMAN, the daughter of William Frederick and Mildred Marie (Castner) Kryman, 16 September 1960 in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida. Mildred was born 11 July 1939 in Rochester, Monroe County, New York. She married first Charles Dean and had a daughter. Mildred and Junior divorced 14 May 1980, having had two daughters and a son, and she married Carl Lacy 2 July 1990. Mildred died 18 July 2003 in Miami County, Ohio at age 64, and was buried 23 July 2003 in Forest Hills Cemetery, Tipp City, Miami County. Junior married second Maria Antonia CACCIATORE.

 

     99.  Patricia Irene5 VANCE (Lyda4 Penny, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) married Dale NORTH 26 September 1959 in Tipp City, Miami County, Ohio.  Dale was born 21 May 1934 in Lathrode, Athens County, Ohio, and died of complications from diabetes 13 March 2001 in Miami County, Ohio at age 66. He was buried 16 March 2001 in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Miami County. Dale was the son of Andrew Jackson and Mary Ellen (Hill) North. Patricia and Dale had three daughters and a son.

 

     100.  Richard Ellis5 PENNY (Orville Denman4, Martha Elizabeth3 Lamsdale, William2, John1) married Janice Arlene KRESS 27 May 1949 in West Milton, Miami County, Ohio. Janice was born 28 October 1930 in Pottsdam, Miami County. The daughter of Burlen and Miowne (Elleman) Kress, she died 20 January 2007 in West Milton, Miami County, Ohio at age 76, and was buried 24 January 2007 in Potsdam Cemetery. Richard and Janice had a son and a daughter.

           

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