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62946Virginia Perry
RE: Mary Elizabeth Kitterman
The death certificate is wrong on the name Mary Elizabeth Kitterman. She had a sister Elizabeth Jane that married Davis L. Dunn. She had a sister Mary Kitterman that married Isam Stapleton. Her sister Johanna married John Shoemaker and that is my great-grandmother. In the deed below dated Sept 26, 1866. All the children of George Kitterman and Mary Fortune sold their portion of the homestead to their brother David Kitterman except he two youngest girls Emily and Eliza waited until 28 April 1870 and sold their part to their brother-in-law William Carter.
I have enclosed the proof of the parents and all their children except one. A son John moved to Wapello Co., IA the day it opened for settlement May 1, 1843.

This is to certify that I did on the 25th day of March 1824 join together as husband and wife George Kitterman and Mary Fortion. Given under my hand this 23rd day of April 1824.
Adam Shoemaker
Recorded April 23rd 1824

Note: Spelling of Mary's last name.

Government Land
Description 34355 April 10, 1849, 40 acres Vincennes Land Office, Vincennes, IN
Description 39398 Aug 30, 1849, 40 acres Vincennes Land Office, Vincennes, IN

U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
Name: George Kitterman
Issue Date: 10 Apr 1849
Acres: 40
Meridian: 2nd PM
State: Indiana
County: Perry
Township: 3-S
Range: 3-W
Section: 22
Accession Number: IN2510__.353
Metes and Bounds: No
Land Office: Vincennes
Canceled: No
US Reservations: No
Mineral Reservations: No
Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Document Number: 34355

1850 Census Perry Co., Clark Twp., IN 12 Aug. page 343 H/H 20/20
Kitterman, George 53 Value $125.00 Can't read or write VA Farmer
Kitterman, Mary 42 VA
Kitterman, Benjamin 22 IN
Kitterman, Anna 20 IN
Kitterman, Nancy 16 IN
Kitterman, Joan 14 IN (this is Johanna)
Kitterman, George 12 IN
Kitterman, Sally 10 IN
Kitterman, Polly 8 IN (this is Mary)
Kitterman, Davis 6 IN (this is David)
Kitterman, Elizabeth 4 IN
Kitterman, Emily 2 IN
Kitterman, Maria 11/12 IN (This is Eliza Maria)

1860 Census Perry Co., Ferdinand Village, IN 16 Aug. page 145 H/H 1072/1072
Kitterman, George 64 Value $600/100 VA Farmer
Kitterman, Mary 44 VA
Kitterman, George 21 IA
Kitterman, David 17 IA
Kitterman, Mosey 19 IA (this is Mary)
Kitterman, Elizabeth 16 IA
Kitterman, Emily 13 IA
Kitterman, Eliza 12 IA (This is Eliza Maria)
Kitterman, Caroline 8 IA
Kitterman, Tabathia 5 IA (indexed Fabathia but when you look at the film it is plainly Tabathia)

Caroline and Tabithia are not Kittermans. Tabitha and Caroline's mother is mother Anna Kitterman and Alfred Critchfield . Their mother has died and they are living with their grandparents.

Note: The census taker put down every Kitterman, Kotterman, Ketterman in Perry Co., IN down as being born in IA except the head of the house.

This Indenture witnesseth that Benjamin Kitterman and Nancy Kitterman, his wife, and Isaam Stapleton and Mary Stapleton, his wife, and William M. Kellems and Nancy Kellems, his wife, and John Beard and Sarah Beard, his wife, and George Kitterman and Cornelia Kitterman, his wife and William Carter and Susan Carter, his wife, and John Shoemaker and Joanah Shoemaker, his wife, and Elizabeth G. Kitterman all of Perry County and State of Indiana and William Blunk and Malinda Blunk, his wife, of Crawford County state of Indiana do convey and give claim and Deed unto David Kitterman of Perry County, Indiana for the sum of ten dollars in hand paid to the above named heirs of George Kitterman Senior Deceased, The Real Estate in Perry County, Indiana Described as follows, to wit: the East half of the south East quarter of section twenty-two in Township three South of Range three West in the District of Lands subject to sale at Vincennes, Ind. containing eighty acres be the same more or less, With the appurtenances to hold the same unto him and his heirs or assigns forever. Witness whereof We, Benjamin Kitterman and Nancy Kitterman his wife, and William M. Kellems and Nancy Kellems his wife, and John Shoemaker and Joanah Shoemaker his wife, and William Carter and Susan Carter his wife, and John Beard and Sarah Beard his wife, and George Kitterman and Cornelia Kitterman his wife, and William Blunk and Malinda Blunk his wife, and Isaam Stapleton and Mary Stapleton his wife, and Elizabeth G. Kitterman have here unto set our hands and seals Dated this 29th day of August 1866.

State of Indiana, Perry County Before me a Justice of the Peace in and for said county personally appeared the above named grantors and acknowledged the execution of the Annexed Deed this the 26th day of September 1866, Witness my hand and seal.

Alfred Crutchfield
Justice of the Peace
Transferred April 13, 1868

The above deed did not include the other two children of George Kitterman and Mary Fortune. Emily and Eliza M. Kitterman. They sell to William Carter, their brother-in-law.

This Indenture witnesseth that Emily Kitterman and Eliza M. Kitterman in Perry County in the state of Indiana Convey and Warrant to William Carter of Perry County and State of Indiana for the consideration of Twenty dollars their interest in the following real estate situate in Perry County in the State of Indiana to wit: The North East quarter of the South East quarter of Section Twenty Two in Township Three South of Range three West and the South East quarter of the South East quarter of Section Twenty Two Township three South of range Three West containing Eighty Acres. In Witness whereof the above named Emily Kitterman and Eliza M. Kitterman have hereunto set their hands and seals this twenty eight day of April 1870.

Emily (X) Kitterman
Eliza M. (X) Kitterman

State of Indiana, Perry County, Before me Andrew J. Mills a Justice of the Peace, in and for said county personally appeared before me, Emily Kitterman and Eliza M. Kitterman and acknowledged the execution.

Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
Name: William B Searcy
Spouse Name: Eliza Kitterman
Marriage Date: Jul 1870
Marriage County: Perry

1870 Census Perry Co., IN H/H 154/154
Searcy, William B. 25 IN Carpenter
Searcy, Eliza 19 IN

1880 Census Henderson, Henderson Co., KY page 493
Searcy, William 35 IN --- --- Works on farm
Searcy, Eliza 28 IN --- ---
Searcy, Lem 9 IN IN IN
Searcy, Mary 7 IN IN IN
Searcy, William 5 IN IN IN
Searcy, Geo 3 IN IN IN
Searcy, Lemuel 23 IN -- --Brother

W. F. should be William Bennett
Eliza's parents were both born in VA

1900 Census Henderson Co., Dist. 2, KY 27 July H/H 652/664
Searcy, William B. Jan 1846 age 55 md age 28 IN IN IN House Carpenter
Searcy, Eliza Sept 1850 age 49 7 children 7 children living IN IN VA
Searcy, Lemuel May 1872 age 28 IN IN IN Farm labor
Searcy, Mary F. Mar 1874 age 26 divorced IN IN IN
Searcy, William E. Aug 1875 age 24 KY IN IN Farm labor
Searcy, George H. July 1873 age 22 KY IN IN Farm labor
Searcy, John S. Dec 1883 age 16 KY IN IN Farm labor
Searcy, Lawrence M. Mar 1884 age 14 KY IN IN Farm labor
Searcy, Jessie Lee July 1890 age 10 KY IN IN
Blunk, Gilbert Lee May 1898 age 2 KY IN IN grandson

Note: William E. should be William I.

1910 Census Henderson Co., Dist. 63 KY 6 May H/H 257/239
Searcy, W B 64 md 34 years IN IN IN Farmer
Searcy, Liza 50 7 children 7 children living IN VA VA
Searcy, Lemuel 38 single IN IN IN Farm laborer
Searcy, William 35 KY IN IN Farm laborer
Searcy, Jessie 22 dau KY IN IN

William and Eliza are living with their son Lemuel in 1920.

1920 Census Henderson Co., Henderson City, KY 19 Jan. Lived at 953 Second St. H/H 328/396
Searcy, Len 48 IN IN IN Farmer
Searcy, W. B. 75 IN IN IN No occupation
Searcy, Eliza 68 IN WV WV

Note: Eliza's parents never lived in West Virginia. Indexed as Len Seary. When you look at the record it is plainly Searcy.

Funeral Record
William Searcy
Born 31 Dec 1844
Died 27 Dec 1923
Mother Barbara Archibald
F. Lemuel Searcy
Informant Lem Searcy
Cemetery, Fernwood

No name or date on article
William B. Searcy Succumbs to Complications Thursday Afternoon
Death at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon relieved the sufferings of William B. Searcy, age 79, who passed away at his home, 1029 Second Street, following an extended illness of complications.
The deceased was a retired farmer and moved to the city thirty years ago from the Larkin Wh-- farm on the Airline road.
He is survived by his widow, five sons, William, Ben, George, Lawrence and John Searcy, and two daughters, Mrs. Mary Walden and Mrs. Jessie Willett, all of the city.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon, from the residence. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Funeral Record
Eliza Searcy
Born 1848
Died 12 Jan 1926
F. George Kattaman
Informant Lemuel Searcy
Cemetery Fernwood

Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1953
Name: Elizabeth Mary Searcy (Name is not Elizabeth Mary.)
[Elizabeth Mary Kittaman]
Death Date: 12 Jan 1926
Death Location: Henderson
Gender: Female
Ethnicity: White
Birth Location: Indiana
Father's Name: Geo Kittaman
Note: Spelling of Kitterman.
Funeral Record
John S. Searcy
Born-10 Dec 1882
Died-18 Aug 1965
Father-William B. Searcy
Mother-Eliza Kitterman
I may not qualify to have the memorial. I would appreciate it if at least the name gets corrected.
Virginia Perry
Added by 62946Virginia Perry on May 26, 2017 2:35 AM
Larry Cofty
Kenneth Duncan's middle name is misspelled on his headstone as "Eugine". It is spelled "Eugene" on the Vietnam Wall and several other army documents. Yesterday his brother posted a good photo of him on Facebook and I contacted him just to make sure of the misspelling and he confirmed that it is "Eugene". If you will delete the duplicate VA marker photo, I will post the photo of him. Thanks, Larry
Added by Larry Cofty on May 24, 2017 2:04 PM
Carol Robertson White
Roland Edward Cecil
I see you left a findagrave memorial for Roland Edward Cecil (infant). Is there a headstone on his grave? This is my mother's brother.
Added by Carol Robertson White on May 24, 2017 5:59 AM
Leslie McDaniel
RE: Wrong Memorial Managed, Wanda Louise Denton Brown
Thank you Lynn for the help. I appreciate all that you do! :)
Added by Leslie McDaniel on May 21, 2017 5:08 PM
Thank You - Ivie-Myers
Thank You for the message and the transfer of the Ivie-Myers memorial - I will work on something simple for the bio section. I appreciate
your thoughts, insight, and the additional information as well.
Added by TRB on May 17, 2017 9:11 PM
Kim Smith Van Vorst
Thanks for the transfer of Mary Smith Hibdon.
Added by Kim Smith Van Vorst on May 17, 2017 8:20 PM
Alexis Cooper
Robert Moeller
Thank you for taking the time to get the photo of Robert and his wife. I am new to the Find a Grave community and I love seeing it in action. The pictures you took are perfect. Thank you for your help.

Added by Alexis Cooper on May 14, 2017 9:54 AM
Watrous & Henderson Photos
Previous message correction: Watrous *Birth* Year
Added by TRB on May 13, 2017 10:01 PM
Watrous & Henderson Photos
Thank You for the photos for the Watrous and Henderson memorials. Thank you as well for the insight regarding the Watrous death year. It was likely corrected in subsequent obituary runs - I have updated the memorial as well as the bio. Thanks again, most appreciative.
Added by TRB on May 13, 2017 9:59 PM
Heartbroken Daddy's Girl
RE: Mary Rudy 2002 dod in KY

Thank you so much for your assistance in this matter.

Added by Heartbroken Daddy's Girl on May 10, 2017 9:53 PM
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