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Harriet Ammerman McBain
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1854
Terre Coupee
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 6, 1905
New Carlisle
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Harriet is the daughter of
Abraham ("Abram") Ammerman
and his wife Mary Jane Vorhes
She was the eldest of
their nine children.
Note: PLEASE, do NOT transfer this
memorial to other web sites.
Thanks, Nancy (Letcher) Heib.
Harriet was married on Aug. 7, 1871
in New Carlisle, St. Joseph Co. Indiana
to George Washington McBain, the son
of Alexander McBain (1806-1883), and
his wife Eliza Roberts (1812-1889).
Records of the Hamilton Methodist
Church show that "Harriet Ammerman"
was "received" on Feb. 1868, and
that "Harriet McBain" was
baptised there on Feb. 4, 1893, and
"received" again on Aug. 6, 1893.
The children of
George Washington McBain and his
first wife Harriet Ammerman are:
1. Fannie Belle McBain.
b. Oct. 27, 1873.
m. James Edward Gray, Nov. 16, 1897
in the Hamilton Church.
Children: Bessie Violet, James Rolland,
and Lewis Gray.
d. May 30, 1956.
Buried: Hamilton Church Cemetery.
2. Helen Mars McBain.
b. Nov. 13, 1875.
m. William C. Grubbs (1873-1949),
on Aug. 14, 1894,
in South Bend, Indiana.
Children: George Earl, Leonard McBain,
Osie Modelle, Marion William,
Inez Elnora, Burke, and Hattie Grubbs.
d. March 2, 1941.
Buried: Hamilton Church Cemetery.
3. Leona A. McBain
(also known as "Nona").
b. Dec. 30, 1877 in Indiana.
m. Robert "Bert". Massey (1871-1951),
on Dec. 26, 1903, in South Bend, Indiana.
Children: Vernon Massey and Dale Massey.
d. March 23, 1951, age 72.
Buried: ?
4. Mable Dora McBain.
b. Jan. 14, 1881 in Indiana.
m. Arthur Leroy ("Roy") Kizer, the
son of William Kizer and Jesse Ghrist,
June 5, 1909 in South Bend, IN.
They had nine children.
Several children were adopted out,
after Mable Dora passed away.
Ruth Ellen, Paul Lavern,
Robert Donald, Leona Eleanor,
Jessie Dora, Carole Macelle,
Benard Leroy, Mary Katherine,
and Kenneth K. Kizer.
(Benard Leroy Kizer was adopted
by the Rolfe family and was a
avid genealogist. He did extensive
family research on the Kizer,
Ammerman and McBain families).
d. Nov. 28, 1925 in Buchanan, MI.
Buried: Hamilton Church Cemetry.
5. Marion Clifford McBain.
b. Jan. 30, 1884, in Olive twp.
St. Joseph County Indiana.
m. Ada May Kelley, May 12, 1905.
Children: Helen, Otto, Everett,
Raymond, Joe, George, and Lenore.
d. Feb. 10, 1962, in Niles,
Berrien County Michigan.
Buried: Silverbrook Cemetery,
Niles, Berrien County Michigan.
6. Mary Jane McBain.
b. Jan. 20, 1889 in New Carlisle,
St. Joseph Co. IN.
m. Clarence Edgar Kelley, June 7, 1907,
in New Carlisle, Indiana.
Children: Roland Kenneth, Donald Edgar,
and Clyde Alva Kelley.
d. May 17, 1978 in New Carlisle, IN.
Buried: New Carlisle Cemetery.
7. Hannah Ann McBain
(known as "Anna").
b. May 19, 1892, in Indiana.
m. James Gordon Landis
(June 18, 1894 - June, 1975),
on Sept. 19, 1914, in South Bend,
St. Joseph Co. IN. James is the son of
Manasseh William Landis (1868-1942), and
his wife Effie O'Dell Isenberg (1872-1946)
(who are buried in the Mount Hope Cemetery,
in Huntington, Indiana).
Children of Hannah and James G. Landis are:
(1.) Daryle Clifford Landis (1915-1917).
(2.) Berniece (Landis) O'Dell Thompson
(1917-1992) died in Fort Wayne, IN,
and is buried with her husband
George Arthur Thompson (1912-1968),
in the New Carlisle Cemetery.
(3.) Jean Maxwell Landis (1918-1919).
(4.) Myla June (Landis) Snider (she married
Rev. Theodore William Snider (1929-1992),
and he is buried in St. Joseph Valley
Memorial Park, in Granger, Indiana.
(5.) Marjorie Louise (Landis) Kitt
(1927-2009). She married Richard Dean Kitt.
She died in Hamilton Grove (retirement
Community), in New Carlisle, IN,
and she is buried in Greenlawn Memorial
Park, in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
[James Landis died in Allen Co. IN in 1975].
Hannah lived in New Carlisle, Indiana
in 1978 (per her sister's obituary).
d. 1981, at Hamilton Grove (New Carlisle, IN).
Buried: With her husband,
in the Greenlawn Memorial Park,
in Fort Wayne, Allen County Indiana.
(James G. and Hannah Landis are buried
in the Mausoleum Building # 3).
8. Lawrence Abram Kenneth McBain.
b. July 8, 1897.
d. 1966.
Buried: Hamilton Church cemetery.

After Harriet died in 1905, her
husband George Washington McBain
was remarried in 1908 to
Mrs. Isadora N. (Kizer) Upham, the
former wife of Theodore Albert Upham.
Isadora was the daughter of
James Kizer Sr. and his wife
Mary Catherine Ammerman.
Note: Isadora was Harriet's cousin.
Harriet is buried next to her husband
George Washington McBain in the
Hamilton Church Cemetery, next to the
(historic) Hamilton Church, in Olive
Township, in Hamilton, St. Joseph
County Indiana.
Note: Harriet's parents are also
buried in this cemetery, as well
as her father's mother,
Eliza Ann "Amerman" (with two "m's").
See the memorial for Eliza Ann Amerman
(spelled with two "m's") on this
web site.
Also buried here are Harriet's
youngest child
Lawrence Abram Kenneth McBain and
her daughter Mable Dora and Mable's
husband Arthur Leroy ("Roy") Kizer,
with Mable's two infant sons
Robert D. Kizer and Kenneth K. Kizer.
Harriet's sister Clara Bell (Ammerman)
Hampton is also buried here.
Note: Hamilton was formerly called
Terre Coupee Pairie (also known
as Terre Coupee, Indiana).
Note: See the memorials for her family
on this web site.
Click on the name of the cemetery
(below), to see additional information
on the history of this church.
Note: This photo of Harriet, was
taken from a 1898 group photo of the
"Hamilton Church Ladies Aid",
who restored the U. S. Flag,
which hangs in the entrance of
the (historic) Hamilton Church.
Family links: 
  Abraham W. Ammerman (1830 - 1905)
  Mary Jane Vorhes Ammerman (1836 - 1919)
  George Washington McBain (1849 - 1922)*
  Mable Dora McBain Kizer (1881 - 1925)*
  Marion C. McBain (1884 - 1962)*
  Mary Jane McBain Kelley (1889 - 1978)*
  Hannah Ann McBain Landis (1892 - 1981)*
  Lawrence Abram Kenneth McBain (1897 - 1966)*
  Harriet Ammerman McBain (1854 - 1905)
  Theodore F. Amerman (1856 - 1932)*
  Sarah Jane Elizabeth Amerman Crousore (1859 - 1939)*
  Marie Amerman (1860 - 1868)*
*Calculated relationship
Hamilton Church Cemetery
Hamilton (St. Joseph County)
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Nancy Heib
Record added: Jul 09, 2007
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Harriet <i>Ammerman</i> McBain
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Harriet <i>Ammerman</i> McBain
Added by: Nancy Heib
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- Nancy Heib
 Added: Jul. 20, 2008

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