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John Townsend "J. T." Vernon
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1846
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1923
Melcher-Dallas
Marion County
Iowa, USA

parents: Joseph Vernon and Martha Hicks Vernon
Martha Hicks
birth: November 10, 1825 Belmont County, Ohio
death: before 1857 Belmont County, Ohio
burial: unknown
marriage: November 27, 1845 Captina, Stillwater Monthly Meeting, Belmont County, Ohio
Martha Hicks was the first wife of Joseph Vernon; therefore, their children will be half-brothers or half-sisters to those children born to his second wife, Mary M. Richardson.

John Townsend Vernon served as PVT Co. A, Iowa 33rd Infantry (Union) during the Civil War as did his brother William Vernon (1849-1939). Mustered out in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 17, 1865

spouse:
Clara Belle Edwards
birth: April 7, 1866 Bedford County, Pennsylvania
death: February 1, 1954 Marion County, Iowa
burial: Dallas Cemetery, Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
marriage: April 7, 1889 Marion County, Iowa

children:
1. Robert Arlington Vernon
birth: October 2, 1884 Bedford County, Pennsylvania
death: August 13, 1961 Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa
age 76
burial: Dallas Cemetery, Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
2. Dixie Katharine Vernon Owens
birth: October 17, 1891 Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
death: December 1982 Polk County, Iowa
age 91
burial: unknown
3. Iona Vernon
birth: 1890, Marion County, Iowa
death: March 21, 1893 Marion County, Iowa
burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa
age 3years, 1 month, 26 days
4. Cecil Rex Vernon
birth: February 24, 1894 Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
death: December 30, 1969 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
age 75
burial: Boone Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Boone, Boone County, Iowa
5. Hazel Fern Vernon Mozena
birth: August 1896 Franklin TWP, Marion County, Iowa
death: 1940 Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
burial: Dallas Cemetery, Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
6. Alice Faye Vernon
birth: August 29, 1899 Franklin TWP, Marion County, Iowa
death: March 29, 1918 Marion County, Iowa
burial: Dallas Cemetery, Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
7. Lester Dean Vernon
birth: April 10, 1909 Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
death: July 1985 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
age 76
burial: IOOF Cemetery, Indianola, Warren County, Iowa

full siblings: mother-Martha Hicks Vernon
1. William Vernon
birth: March 3, 1849 Belmont County, Ohio
death: August 13, 1939 Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
burial: Dallas Cemetery, Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
2. Robert Newton Vernon
birth: March 13, 1852 Belmont County, Ohio
death: 1932 Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa
burial: Dallas Cemetery, Melcher-Dallas, Marion County, Iowa

half-siblings: mother-Mary M. Richardson Vernon
1. Lindley E. Vernon ("Dick")
birth: August 1958 Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa
death: July 6, 1918 Upton, Weston County, Wyoming
burial: Inyan Kara Cemetery, Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming
2. Thomas Winfield Vernon
birth: August 12, 1860 Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa
death: May 21, 1925 Valeene, Orange County, Indiana
burial: Bluff Springs Cemetery, Valeene, Orange County, Indiana
3. James Hicks Vernon ("Hicks")
birth: August 14, 1862 near Donnelley, Marion County, Iowa
death: March 1, 1923 Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa
burial: Olive Chapel Cemetery, Attica, Marion County, Iowa
4. J.O. Vernon
birth: ca. 1865 Marion County, Iowa
death: unknown
burial: unknown
5. Milton Shivers Vernon
birth: April 15, 1868 Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa
death: September 1, 1947 Valeene, Orange County, Indiana
burial: Bluff Springs Cemetery, Valeene, Orange County, Indiana
6. F.M. Vernon
birth: May 1870 Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa
death: unknown
burial: unknown
7. Emory Myrth Vernon
birth: December 28, 1874 Southeast TWP, Orange County, Indiana
death: January 31, 1954 Marengo, Crawford County, Indiana
burial: Marengo Cemetery, Marengo, Crawford County, Indiana
8. Mary Marthena Vernon Strother ("Marthena")
birth: October 14, 1878 Valeene, Orange County, Indiana
death: January 2, 1955 Orange County, Indiana
burial: Concord Cemetery, Southeast TWP, Orange County, Indiana
9. Mildred Elzira Vernon Kemple ("Ella")
birth: January 12, 1880 Valeene, Orange County, Indiana
death: July 6, 1916 Orange County, Indiana
burial: Danners Chapel Cemetery, Orange County, Indiana



 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Vernon (1820 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Belle Edwards Vernon (1866 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Arlington Vernon (1884 - 1961)*
  Iona Vernon (1890 - 1893)*
  Cecil Rex Vernon (1894 - 1969)*
  Alice Faye Vernon (1899 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Townsend Vernon (1846 - 1923)
  William Vernon (1849 - 1939)*
  Robert Newton Vernon (1852 - 1932)*
  Lindley E Vernon (1858 - 1918)*
  Thomas Winfield Vernon (1860 - 1925)*
  James Hicks Vernon (1862 - 1923)*
  Milton Shivers Vernon (1868 - 1947)*
  Emory Myrth Vernon (1874 - 1954)*
  Mary Marthena Vernon Strother (1878 - 1955)*
  Mildred Elzira Vernon Kemple (1880 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dallas Cemetery
Melcher-Dallas
Marion County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Sheila Mobley
Originally Created by: Richard Ross
Record added: Nov 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120464780
John Townsend J. T. Vernon
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John Townsend J. T. Vernon
Added by: Alice
 
John Townsend J. T. Vernon
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