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Sophia Ashcraft Toney
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1869
Tipton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1948
Fayette County
Indiana, USA

Updated Jul 3 2012

Sophia Ashcraft died in Glenwood, Fayette County, Indiana, the county line ran through their farm it is on the Rush/Fayette County line. she married 14 Jul 1891 Oliver Cromwell Toney. Great grandma Sophia Ashcraft Toney was married four times. First to Joseph F. Davis on 30 Oct 1886 Shelby County, Indiana. Sophia and Joseph had a daughter Rhesa (Ressie) Mae Davis, who married Charles Cleveland Mark, Sophia married 2nd to Oliver Cromwell Toney, third to Ralph John Burgdoerfer on 27 Jun 1932 Fayette County, Indiana, her last husband is Arthur Byrd. Ralph Burgerdorfer was killed in a knfe fight that he was trying to stop on 31 Oct 1932. Arthur died about six months after Sophia. Arthur liked to chew tobacco and would take my dad on walks with him, because Sophia did not like it in the house. Rest in peace Great grandma Sophia.

Sophia's 2nd marriage

Clinton County, Indiana
Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcript 1882 - 1904 Inclusive Letters A - Z
W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Frankfort Compiled by Indiana Works Projects Administration 1940

County: Clinton
Name: Oliver C Toney
Father: Melvin
Mother: Mary Loyd
Gender: M
Age: 29
Marriage Date: 14 Jul 1891
Book: 2
Original Source Page: 1
Clinton County, Indiana
Index to Marriage Record 1852 - 1905 Inclusive Volume II Letters L to Z Inclusive
W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Frankfort Compiled by Indiana Works Projects Administration 1940
County: Clinton
Name: Oliver C Toney
Spouse: Sophia Ashcroft
Marriage Date: 14 Jul 1891
Book: H-2
Original Source Page: 1
should be Sophia Ashcraft

Sophia's third marriage

Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959

Groom: Ralph Burgdoerfer
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Date of Birth: 03 Apr 1891
Groom's Place of Birth: Laurel, , Indiana
Groom's Residence: Connersville, , Indiana
Groom's Number of Marriage: Twice
Groom's Father: Ed Burgdoerfer
Groom's Mother: Belle Timberman
Bride: Sophia Toney
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Date of Birth: 03 Oct 1869
Bride's Place of Birth: , Tipton, Indiana
Bride's Residence: , Fayette, Indiana
Bride's Number of Marriage: Twice
Bride's Father: Ephriam Ashcraft
Bride's Mother: Elizabeth Ward
Informant Name:
Date of License: 27 Jun 1932
County of License: Fayette
Date of Marriage: 27 Jun 1932
Place of Marriage: , Fayette, Indiana
Official:
Record Number:
Film Number: 469759
Digital Folder Number: 4540444
Image Number: 00287
Number of Images: 1

Sophia's fourth marriage

Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959

Groom: Arthur Byrd
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Date of Birth: 12 Sep 1869
Groom's Place of Birth: , Fayette,
Groom's Residence: , Fayette,
Groom's Number of Marriage: one
Groom's Father: Green C Byrd
Groom's Mother: Anna R Crickmore
Bride: Sophia Burgdoerfer
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Date of Birth: 03 Oct 1869
Bride's Place of Birth: , Tipton, Indiana
Bride's Residence: , Fayette,
Bride's Number of Marriage: 3
Bride's Father: Ephram Ashcroft
Bride's Mother: Elizabeth A Ward
Informant Name:
Date of License: 29 Jan 1941
County of License:
Date of Marriage: 29 Jan 1941
Place of Marriage:
Official:
Record Number:
Film Number: 1869792
Digital Folder Number: 4540521
Image Number: 00641
Number of Images: 1


Mary Magdalene Toney daughter of Oliver Toney and Sophia Ashcraft. Married John Lynn Kidwell, Their daughter Martha said John was born in West Virginia.
Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992
Groom's Name: J. Lynn Kidwell
Groom's Birth Date: 27 Oct 1899
Groom's Birthplace: Marion Co.
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Mary M. Toney
Bride's Birth Date: 01 Jan 1910
Bride's Birthplace: Clinton Co., In
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 26 May 1928
Marriage Place: Fayette Co., In
Groom's Father's Name: Charles O. Kidwell
Groom's Mother's Name: Elsie Rebecca Queen
Bride's Father's Name: Olisa C. Toney
Bride's Mother's Name: Sophia Ashcraft
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M57392-1
System Origin: Indiana-EASy
Source Film Number: 1869790
Reference Number: bk 6 pg 371

United States Census, 1940

Name: Philip H Toney
Titles & Terms:
Event: Census
Event Year: 1940
Event Place: Ward 3, Frankfort, Center Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States
Household
Gender
Age
Birthplace
Head Philip H Toney M 37 1903 Indiana
Wife Rosa M Toney F 32 1908 Indiana
Son Charles C Toney M 16 1924 Indiana
Son P Toney M 14 1926 Indiana (Philip)
Daughter Virginia M Toney F 12 1928 Indiana
Son Howard L Toney M 11 1929 Indiana
Son Leonard R Toney M 9 1931 Indiana
Son Delbert E Toney M 8 1932 Indiana
Son Donald L Toney M 7 1933 Indiana
Son Robert N Toney M 2 1938 Indiana
Mother Sophia Burgdoerfer F 70 1870 Widowed Indiana
Rhesa Davis married Charles Cleveland Mark in St. joseph, Berrien County, Michigan Sept 20,1909. Charles was b 30Jan 1884
Daughter Rosalyn Mark married a Logan. She was b Nov. 1919 and died 2009 in Lancaster, South Carolina.
Charles Cleveland Mark Jr.b Nov 3, 1922 Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana. Married Mary Kathryn Nease b March 22 1908 m 22 June 1952 Clinton County, Indiana.
d 30 Jan 1991

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ephraim Ashcraft (1841 - 1926)
  Elizabeth Ann Ward Ashcraft (1841 - 1877)
 
 Spouses:
  Joseph F. Davis (1867 - 1892)
  Oliver Cromwell Toney (1861 - 1928)
  Ralph John Burgdoerfer (1891 - 1932)
  Arthur Byrd (1869 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  Jesse Melvin Toney (1897 - 1959)*
  Phillip Howard Toney (1902 - 1966)*
  Mary Magdalene Toney Snyder (1910 - 1998)*
  Flora Adalaide Toney Schlechtweg (1912 - 1959)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary D. Anderson Harbit (1863 - 1947)**
  Sophia Ashcraft Toney (1869 - 1948)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Frankfort
Clinton County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Juanita Arnold
Record added: Jan 12, 2008
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Sophia <i>Ashcraft</i> Toney
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Sophia <i>Ashcraft</i> Toney
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