Adams - Ashby Family History

With connected family names including Baugh, Bell, Fowler, Gravitt, Hart, Hockersmith, Palmer, Stout, and many others.

Mary Jane 'Polly' Hockersmith1

F, #6216, b. 13 January 1808
Last Edited29 December 2017

Parents

FatherJacob Hockersmith, Jr. b. 24 June 1779, d. 28 November 1839
MotherAnna Kiziah Skinner b. 19 April 1785, d. 16 August 1836

Biography

BirthMary Jane 'Polly' Hockersmith was born on 13 January 1808 in Estill County, Kentucky.G2,3
MarriageShe and Bartholemew Heifner were married on 13 November 1828 in Shelby County, Indiana.G1,2
NameMary Jane 'Polly' Hockersmith was also known as Mary Jane 'Polly' Heifner.1

Citations

  1. [S36] GEDCOM File
  2. [S84] Randolph Co., Missouri GenWeb, Url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~morandol/, Larry Sumpter's Database of Deaths in Randolph County
  3. [S391] Editor: Robert T. Hockersmith, Hockensmith/Hockersmith Genealogy Forum V.2, No. 3, Page 4 - Jacob and Anna’s daughter, MaryJane born.

Frances Hockersmith1

F, #6219, b. 10 January 1804
Last Edited29 December 2017

Parents

FatherJacob Hockersmith, Jr. b. 24 June 1779, d. 28 November 1839
MotherAnna Kiziah Skinner b. 19 April 1785, d. 16 August 1836

Biography

BirthFrances Hockersmith was born on 10 January 1804 in Estill County, Kentucky.G2
MarriageShe and John Grissum were married.1
MarriageFrances Hockersmith and James Grisham were married on 2 August 1821 in Estill County, Kentucky.G3
NameFrances Hockersmith was also known as Fanna Hockersmith.1

Citations

  1. [S36] GEDCOM File
  2. [S84] Randolph Co., Missouri GenWeb, Url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~morandol/, Larry Sumpter's Database of Deaths in Randolph County - Frances (b. 10 Jan 1804 KY) m. Estil Co, KY 2 Aug 1821 James Grisham
  3. [S84] Randolph Co., Missouri GenWeb, Url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~morandol/, Larry Sumpter's Database of Deaths in Randolph County

Elizabeth (Eliza) Hockersmith1,2

F, #6221, b. 6 September 1816, d. 3 January 1897
Last Edited30 January 2018

Parents

FatherJacob Hockersmith, Jr. b. 24 June 1779, d. 28 November 1839
MotherAnna Kiziah Skinner b. 19 April 1785, d. 16 August 1836

Family: Thomas B. Bell b. between June 1812 and June 1813, d. after 1 June 1870

DaughterElizabeth Bell+ b. Abt Jul 1838-Jul 1839, d. 29 December 1907
SonWilliam Bell b. between June 1840 and June 1841
SonThomas Jefferson Bell+ b. 30 December 1842, d. 2 June 1934
DaughterMary Bell b. between June 1844 and June 1845
SonChristopher Bell b. between June 1846 and June 1847
SonJames K. Bell+ b. 18 September 1846, d. 31 May 1908
DaughterMartha Bell b. between December 1849 and January 1849
SonJohn Bell b. between June 1852 and June 1853, d. 6 March 1878
SonEdward Bell b. 1854, d. between 1856 and 1860
DaughterCordelia Bell b. 1856
SonAlbert Bell b. between June 1857 and June 1858, d. 29 August 1944
Eliza Hockersmith Bell Photo courtesy of cousin Lorraine Boling

Biography

BirthElizabeth (Eliza) Hockersmith was born on 6 September 1816 in Estill County, Kentucky.GO3,4,5,2
MarriageShe and Thomas B. Bell were married on 25 January 1838 in Randolph County, Missouri.G6,7,3,8,9,2
Marriage of Thomas B. Bell and Eliza Hockersmith
DeathElizabeth (Eliza) Hockersmith died on 3 January 1897, at age 80, in Medford, Jackson County, Oregon.G10,5,11,2
BurialShe was buried in 1897 in Phoenix Pioneer Cemetery, Phoenix, Jackson County, Oregon.G2
NameElizabeth (Eliza) Hockersmith was also known as Mary Hockersmith.12
NoteSee attached sources.1
Note(Research):One record has married 1/28/1838.
1850 Census Household MemberThomas was [-EventRole] to the 1850 Census of Thomas B. Bell 1 June 1850 Wapello, Iowa, USG.13
1850 Census page 1
1850 Census page 2
1856 Iowa State Census Household memberThomas was [-EventRole] to the 1856 Iowa State Census of Thomas B. Bell 1856 Wyacondah Township, Davis County, IowaGO.14
1860 Census Household memberThomas was [-EventRole] to the 1860 Census of Thomas B. Bell 1 June 1860 Bloomfield, Fox River, Davis, Iowa, USG.15
1860 Census
Household MemberThomas appeared in the household of Thomas B. Bell in a census on 1 June 1870 in Pettis, Platt County, MissouriG.16
1870 census page 1
1870 census page 2
Find A GraveFind A Grave: 23 May 2009, in Phoenix Pioneer Cemetery, Phoenix, Jackson County, OregonG.2

Citations

  1. [S36] GEDCOM File
  2. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 22 Sep 2017, Elizabeth "Eliza" Hockersmith Bell, 37423964.
  3. [S84] Randolph Co., Missouri GenWeb, Url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~morandol/, Larry Sumpter's Database of Deaths in Randolph County
  4. [S391] Editor: Robert T. Hockersmith, Hockensmith/Hockersmith Genealogy Forum V.2, No. 3, Pages 5 - Jacob's daughter, Eliza born.
  5. [S433] Rogue Valley Genealogical Society and Library, Url: http://www.rvgslibrary.org/, Cemetery Index: Bell, Eliza 1816-1897 Phoenix Cemetery
  6. [S684] Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, Early Marriage Records of Randolph Co. Missouri 1829-1859, Record Number: R929.3 M8RAe, Page 4
  7. [S693] Linda S. Barber Brooks, Missouri Marriages to 1850 V3-1, Volumes: Vol 3. Pt. 1, Record Number: R929.3778 B873M
  8. [S158] MyFamily.com, Inc., Url: http://www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com. Randolph County, Missouri Marriage Records, 1829-1859. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001. Original data: Ellsberry, Elizabeth Prather, comp. Marriage Records for Randolph County, Missouri 1829-1859. Chillicothe, MO: Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, circa 1965.
  9. [S582] Clerk of Circuit Court, Randolph County, Register of Marriages Randolph County, MO., Record Type: Marriage Register, Location: Moberly, MO, Copy in possession of Robert L. Adams.
  10. [S475] Tombstone of John Ellis, Record Type: Cemetery Marker, Name Of Person: Eliza Hockersmith Bell
  11. [S473] Jan Wright, Family Group Sheet of Thomas John Bell, Compiler Address: 425 Morton, Ashland, OR, Died 3 Jan 1897 in Medford, Jackson Co., OR
  12. [S882] Family Search, "Iowa, Deaths and Burials, 1850 – 1990," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, accessed 30 Jan 2018), Elizabeth Gravitt; citing Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, reference p 41 # 132; FHL microfilm 1,673,930.
  13. [S1281] Bureau of the Census, 1850 US Census Population Schedule, Wapello, Iowa, Page 859, Line 38, dwelling 442, family 442, Thomas B Bell
  14. [S1334] Iowa, 1856 Iowa State Census, population schedule, p. 22, dwelling 133, family 133, Thomas B. Bell household; (ancestry.com)
  15. [S1282] 1860 US Census, population schedule, Bloomfield, Fox River, Davis, Iowa, Page 82, Line 22, dwelling 580, family 543, Thomas B Bell
  16. [S1283] 1870 US Census, population schedule, Pettis, Platt, Page 44, Line 38, dwelling 324, family 304, Thos. B. Bell

Sally Ann Hockersmith1

F, #6223, b. 22 August 1825
Last Edited29 December 2017

Parents

FatherJacob Hockersmith, Jr. b. 24 June 1779, d. 28 November 1839
MotherAnna Kiziah Skinner b. 19 April 1785, d. 16 August 1836

Family: Hilleard Pittman d. after 1850

DaughterNancy Pittman

Biography

BirthSally Ann Hockersmith was born on 22 August 1825 in Estill County, Kentucky.G1,2
MarriageShe and Hilleard Pittman were married on 18 August 1844 in Monroe County, Missouri.G3,4
NameSally Ann Hockersmith was also known as Sally Ann Pitman.1

Citations

  1. [S36] GEDCOM File
  2. [S391] Editor: Robert T. Hockersmith, Hockensmith/Hockersmith Genealogy Forum V.2, No. 3, Pages 6 - Jacob's daughter, Sally Ann born.
  3. [S704] Linda S. Barber Brooks, Missouri Marriages to 1850 V3-3, Volumes: Vol 3. Pt. 3, Record Number: R929.3778 B873M, Page 642
  4. [S601] Marriage Certificate of Sally Ann Hawkersmith and Hilliard Pittman, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams