Sarah Creed Caldwell

F, b. 23 December 1799, d. 16 December 1859
Father*David William Caldwell b. 24 Jun 1769, d. 12 Feb 1825
Mother*Elizabeth Creed Tanner b. 17 Mar 1774, d. 3 Dec 1861
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSarah Creed Caldwell was also known as Sallie.
Married Name19 April 1818As of 19 April 1818,her married name was Pitts.
  • Sarah Creed Caldwell was born on 23 December 1799 at Halifax, Virginia.
  • She was the daughter of David William Caldwell and Elizabeth Creed Tanner.
  • Sarah Creed Caldwell married Chaney Pitts on 19 April 1818 at Jasper, Georgia.
  • Sarah Creed Caldwell died on 16 December 1859 at Butler, Alabama, at age 59.

Child of Sarah Creed Caldwell and Chaney Pitts

Chaney Pitts

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Child of Chaney Pitts and Sarah Creed Caldwell

Creed Haskins Dawson

M, b. 12 April 1818, d. 1897
Father*Daniel Dawson b. 1781, d. 1824
Mother*Keziah Tanner b. 27 Apr 1792, d. 1822
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCreed Haskins Dawson was also known as Creed Hastings.
  • Creed Haskins Dawson was born on 12 April 1818 at Oldham, Kentucky.
  • He was the son of Daniel Dawson and Keziah Tanner.
  • Creed Haskins Dawson married Rachel Brewer in 1839.
  • Creed Haskins Dawson died in 1897.
Census DateLocation
21 August 1850Pleasant, Johnson, IndianaCreed Haskins Dawson was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana.1
     Creed Haskins Dawson immigrated with Martha Wooten after September 1826 at Indiana; Daniel & Keziah Tanner Dawson both died young. Their family of six children, with Grandmother Martha Wootten Tanner Lemasters, came to Indiana.

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 16. Handwritten number 31. Dwelling 20.

Mary Angeline Dawson

F, b. 1840, d. 1911
Father*Creed Haskins Dawson b. 12 Apr 1818, d. 1897
Mother*Rachel Brewer b. 1823, d. 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1867As of 1867,her married name was Conwell.
Census DateLocation
21 August 1850Pleasant, Johnson, IndianaMary Angeline Dawson was listed in Creed Haskins Dawson's household on the 1850 Census at Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana.1

Child of Mary Angeline Dawson and Rufus Theodore Conwell

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 16. Handwritten number 31. Dwelling 20.

Rachel Brewer

F, b. 1823, d. 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1839As of 1839,her married name was Dawson.
Census DateLocation
21 August 1850Pleasant, Johnson, IndianaRachel Brewer was listed in Creed Haskins Dawson's household on the 1850 Census at Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 16. Handwritten number 31. Dwelling 20.

Martha J. Dawson

F, b. circa 1843
Father*Creed Haskins Dawson b. 12 Apr 1818, d. 1897
Mother*Rachel Brewer b. 1823, d. 1895
Census DateLocation
21 August 1850Pleasant, Johnson, IndianaMartha J. Dawson was listed in Creed Haskins Dawson's household on the 1850 Census at Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 16. Handwritten number 31. Dwelling 20.

Emeline Dawson

F, b. circa 1845
Father*Creed Haskins Dawson b. 12 Apr 1818, d. 1897
Mother*Rachel Brewer b. 1823, d. 1895
Census DateLocation
21 August 1850Pleasant, Johnson, IndianaEmeline Dawson was listed in Creed Haskins Dawson's household on the 1850 Census at Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 16. Handwritten number 31. Dwelling 20.

Sarah A. Dawson

F, b. circa 1848
Father*Creed Haskins Dawson b. 12 Apr 1818, d. 1897
Mother*Rachel Brewer b. 1823, d. 1895
Census DateLocation
21 August 1850Pleasant, Johnson, IndianaSarah A. Dawson was listed in Creed Haskins Dawson's household on the 1850 Census at Pleasant, Johnson, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 16. Handwritten number 31. Dwelling 20.

Matthew Creed

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Child of Matthew Creed and unknown (?)

John W. Dawson

M, b. 23 October 1813, d. April 1899
Father*Daniel Dawson b. 1781, d. 1824
Mother*Keziah Tanner b. 27 Apr 1792, d. 1822
  • John W. Dawson was born on 23 October 1813 at Oldham, Kentucky.
  • He was the son of Daniel Dawson and Keziah Tanner.
  • John W. Dawson married Martha Ann Johnson in 1836 at his first marriage.
  • John W. Dawson married Catherine L. Pierce before 1857 at his second marriage.
  • John W. Dawson married Emma Messersmith on 1 March 1888 at Marion, Indiana.
  • John W. Dawson died in April 1899 at Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 85.
     John W. Dawson immigrated with Martha Wooten after September 1826 at Indiana; Daniel & Keziah Tanner Dawson both died young. Their family of six children, with Grandmother Martha Wootten Tanner Lemasters, came to Indiana.

Child of John W. Dawson and Martha Ann Johnson

Child of John W. Dawson and Catherine L. Pierce

Martha Ann Johnson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1836As of 1836,her married name was Dawson.

Child of Martha Ann Johnson and John W. Dawson

Catherine L. Pierce

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1857As of before 1857,her married name was Dawson.

Child of Catherine L. Pierce and John W. Dawson

Rufus Theodore Conwell

M, b. 1841

Child of Rufus Theodore Conwell and Mary Angeline Dawson

Christopher Sheppard

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristopher Sheppard was also known as Shepard.
Name VariationChristopher Sheppard was also known as Chris.

(?) Ducket

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(?) Cross

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Sarah Fore

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Tracy.

Hawkins Bracket

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Reuben Lemasters

M, b. circa 1767

James Sheppard

M

Thomas Tracy

M, b. 8 March 1812, d. 30 March 1883
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848

Eleanor M. Tracy

F, b. 1 December 1813, d. 29 July 1894
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1831As of circa 1831,her married name was Johnson.
  • Eleanor M. Tracy was born on 1 December 1813.
  • She was the daughter of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • Eleanor M. Tracy married Charles Johnson circa 1831.
  • Eleanor M. Tracy died on 29 July 1894 at age 80.

Margaret Tracy

F, b. 11 November 1815, d. 5 March 1897
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pierce.
  • Margaret Tracy married Joel R. Pierce.
  • Margaret Tracy was born on 11 November 1815.
  • She was the daughter of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • Margaret Tracy died on 5 March 1897 at age 81.

James Tracy Jr.

M, b. 18 September 1817, d. 19 April 1891
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
  • James Tracy Jr. married Nancy Brooks.
  • James Tracy Jr. was born on 18 September 1817.
  • He was the son of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • James Tracy Jr. died on 19 April 1891 at age 73.

Elizabeth Ann Tracy

F, b. 14 July 1819, d. 11 July 1902
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1837As of 1837,her married name was Webb.
  • Elizabeth Ann Tracy was born on 14 July 1819.
  • She was the daughter of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • Elizabeth Ann Tracy married John N. Webb in 1837.
  • Elizabeth Ann Tracy died on 11 July 1902 at age 82.

Child of Elizabeth Ann Tracy and John N. Webb

Mahala Tracy

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Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848

William Tracy

M, b. 17 August 1823, d. 1831
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
  • William Tracy was born on 17 August 1823.
  • He was the son of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • William Tracy was buried in 1831 at Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana.
  • He died in 1831 also reported as Nov 1829.

Josiah H. Tracy

M, b. 22 November 1825, d. 9 April 1843
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
  • Josiah H. Tracy was born on 22 November 1825.
  • He was the son of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • Josiah H. Tracy died on 9 April 1843 at age 17.

Martha W. Tracy

F, b. 1827, d. 1830
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
  • Martha W. Tracy was born in 1827.
  • She was the daughter of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • Martha W. Tracy died in 1830.

Mathew Jackson Tracy

M, b. 6 January 1832, d. 1917
Mathew J Tracy 1906
Father*James Tracy b. 5 May 1785, d. 14 Feb 1833
Mother*Mary Tanner b. 16 Dec 1789, d. 28 May 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMathew Jackson Tracy was also known as M. J.
  • Mathew Jackson Tracy was born on 6 January 1832 at Johnson, Indiana.
  • He was the son of James Tracy and Mary Tanner.
  • Mathew Jackson Tracy married Susan Margaret Smith on 2 December 1852.
  • Mathew Jackson Tracy married Mary K. Varner on 20 April 1859.
  • Mathew Jackson Tracy witnessed the death of Mathew V. Tracy in March 1880 at Nebraska; accidental shooting; obituary of Mathew V Tracy.
  • Mathew Jackson Tracy and Mary K. Varner were divorced before 1890.
  • Mathew Jackson Tracy married Sarah E. Zuires on 23 October 1890 at 3rd marriage for him; 2nd for her.
  • Mathew Jackson Tracy died in 1917.
     Mathew J. Tracy, a prominent citizen of Whiteland, and president of the Whiteland Fruit Packing Company, was born near Whiteland, January 6, 1832, and was the son of James and Mary (Tanner) Tracy, both of whom were natives of North Carolina. His father was born in the year 1783, and was the son of Nathaniel and Mary Tracy, the former of whom was a native of Maryland. His mother was born December 31, 1788, and was the daughter of Josiah and Martha (Wooten) Tanner, who were both natives of Virginia. Both of his grandfathers served in the Revolutionary War. His paternal grandfather, Nathaniel Tracy, served under the immediate command of Gen. George Washington. His maternal grandfather, Josiah Tanner, was wounded in the battle of King’s Mountain, in the month of September, 1780. Nathaniel Tracy was born in 1736. He was married to Mrs. Mary Hill, in 1765. He died in Kentucky in 1816. His wife, Mary Tracy, was born in 1734, and died in Kentucky in 1820. Josiah Tanner was born in 1744, and was married to Martha Wooten, in 1767. He died in Kentucky in 1818. His wife, Martha Tanner, was born in 1747, and died near Vernon, this state, in 1844. The father and mother of our subject were married in the State of Kentucky, in 1805. They removed from Henry County, Ky., to Johnson County, Ind., in 1827, and became early settlers of Pleasant Township. They located on a farm five miles north of Franklin, where the father died February 14, 1833, and where the subject of this sketch was born, and where his early boyhood was spent. James Tracy was a farmer by occupation, and a whig in politics. He was a soldier in the War of 1812. The mother of our subject died in Franklin Township in 1848. Our subject was the. youngest of fourteen children, seven sons and seven daughters. He received a fair knowledge of the ordinary branches of learning, and at the age of sixteen, he began to learn the carpenter’s trade. For a period of over thirty years, he was a contractor in that branch of mechanics. In connection with this pursuit, he controlled farming interests. His place of residence has always been in Pleasant Township. He resides at Whiteland, where he has a comfortable home. He helped to organize the Whiteland Fruit Packing Company in December, 1887, and besides being a stockholder, he was elected president of the company, which position he now fills. Mr. Tracy served in the War of the Rebellion from July 25, 1861, to September 1, 1864. He served in Company F, Third Indiana Cavalry. He participated in the battles of South Mountain, Antietam, Upperville, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. He was also in the campaign of Gen. Grant, through the wilderness to Petersburg. In all, he served in fifty-two battles and skirmishes. Mr. Tracy has been twice married, the first being to Susan M. Smith, December 2, 1852, the second to Mary K. Varner, April 20, 1859. He had five children: Louis F., born November 10, 1853; James B., April 10, 1855; Richard M., March 7, 1860, deceased; Mathew V., February 23, 1862, deceased, and Clarence A., December 9, 1867. Mr. Tracy is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the F.?&?A.?M. and the G.?A.?R. lodges. He began life in very moderate circumstances, and he has become one of the well-to-do and influential men of the county.

Transcribed by Cheryl Zufall Parker

Banta, D.D. History of Johnson County, Indiana. Chicago, IL: Brant & Fuller, 1888, page 820. On 17 September 1902 at application submitted to Sons of the American Revolution.

Children of Mathew Jackson Tracy and Susan Margaret Smith

Children of Mathew Jackson Tracy and Mary K. Varner