Amanda Melvina Bowman

 Amanda Melvina Bowman

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1) Amanda Melvina Bowman:
   born 22 Feb 1872 IN;
   died 25 Oct 1909 IN; death notice; cause of death: consumption;
   buried Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
   Amanda is mentioned when her grandfather's land was partitioned out;
   newspaper article regarding the funeral of Amanda's brother Sherman;
   census records for Amanda; photos of Amanda;
   married James Thomas Osborn on 25 Mar 1890 Martin Co, IN
           (born 15 or 16 Nov 1865 Burns City, Martin, IN; 
           died 27 May 1946 Lawrence Co, IN; obituaries;
           death certificate; cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; 
           buried Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
           son of Jacob Feltner Osborn (1829-1912) and Elizabeth Blake (c. 1833-1900);
           Jacob and Elizabeth buried Old Salem Cemetery, Martin Co, IN; tombstone photo;
           signature:

            )
   marriage record for Amanda and James;
   children:
       1) Aden Osborn - born 14 Feb 1891 Martin Co, IN; 
              died 28 Jul 1909 Burns City, Martin, IN - no obituary found in Martin Co, INdeath record;
              death certificate; cause of death: tuberculosis pulmonary;
              buried Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
              census records for Aden; photo including Aden;
       2) Aldo J Osborn - born 14 Jun 1893 Burns City, Martin, IN;
              died 01 May 1959 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
              death certificate; cause of death: cerebral thrombosis, generalized arteriosclerosis; 
              buried Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
              WWI and WWII draft registration cardscensus records for Aldophoto including Aldo;  
              signature: 

              ;

               married Elizabeth Adeline "Lizzie" Sellers on 11 Oct 1916 Lawrence Co, IN
                         (born 23 Jun 1895 Greene Co, IN;
                         died 28 Jan 1964 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                         death certificate; cause of death: breast cancer;
                         buried Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo

                          signature: 
                         daughter of Adam Alonzo Sellers (01 Jul 1857 Lawrence Co, IN-20 Jan 1936 Lawrence Co, IN) and
                         Elizabeth Gaither (10 Jan 1865 IN-08 Oct 1895 Lawrence Co, IN); Adam and Elizabeth buried
                         Old Union Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
);    
              marriage record for Aldo and Elizabeth; City Directory listings for Aldo and Elizabeth
              children:
                  1) Avonda A Osborn - * The complete line for Avonda can be found here.

                   2) Violet June Osborn - born 24 Dec 1918 Martin Co, IN; birth record;
                              died 05 Dec 1976 Bloomington, Monroe, IN; obituary;
                              death certificate; cause of death: lymphosarcoma;
                              buried Cresthaven Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; vault photo;
                              census records for Violet;  
                              married Mark I Boyd on 26 Dec 1935  
                                        (born 03 Apr 1918 Lawrence Co, IN; 
                                        died 05 May 1988 Bloomington, Monroe, IN; obituary
                                        death certificate; cause of death: acute myocardial infarction;
                                        buried Cresthaven Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; vault photo
                                        son of Noble Boyd (08 Apr 1887 IN-25 Jul 1952 IN) and Iva Voris/Voorhies (born c. 1887 IN);
                                        Noble and Iva buried Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
)
                              City Directory listings for Mark and Violet
                              children: 
                                  1) Betty Jean Boyd - living?; census records for Betty;
                                             married Perry E Spreen (living?); children? 
                                  2) Lelah Mae Boyd - living?; census records for Lelah;
                                            
married Max B Pickle (living?); children? 
                   3) Lena Mae Osborn - born 07 Aug 1920 Burns City, Martin, IN; birth record;
                              died 14 Sep 2000 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituaries - one includes photo;
                              death certificate; cause of death: acute myocardial infarction;
                              buried Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                              Social Security application; census records for Lena; signature: 

                              

                               married Joseph Emil "Tike" Simmerman on 08 Feb 1940 Bedford, Lawrence, IN
                                         (born 18 Jan 1915 Martin Co, IN; 
                                         died 29 Nov 1971 near Burns City, Martin, IN; obituary and funeral card
                                         death certificate; cause of death: myocardial infarction;
                                         buried Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
                                         son of Joseph Simmerman (01 Apr 1877-26 Jun 1924) and Judah Fields (23 Apr 1883-21 Jun 1962); 
                                         Joseph and Judah buried Mt Pleasant Regular Baptist Cemetery, Silverville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                         Joseph and Judah married 29 Jul 1900 Lawrence Co, IN;
                                         signature: 

                                          )
                              marriage record for Lena and Joseph; City Directory listings for Joseph and Lena;
                              children: 
                                  1) Joseph Ray Simmerman - born 05 Dec 1940 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; birth certificate;
                                          died 26 Jun 1973 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                          death certificate; cause of death: pneumonia;  
                                          buried Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;   
                                          married Polly Ann Ray on 23 Mar 1968 Bedford, Lawrence, IN  (living?);
                                          marriage record for Joseph and Polly 
                                          divorced;
                                          children?
                                  2) Diana Faye Simmerman - living?; 
                                          Diane married (1) Larry Eugene Riggle on 23 May 1964 Williams, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                          marriage record for Diana and Larry;  
                                          divorced;
                                          Diane married (2)
Michael Leroy Thurman on 06 May 1967 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                          marriage record for Diana and Michael;  
                                          children:
                                               1) Karen A Thurman - living?; 
                                                        Karen married (1) unknown (living?);
                                                        children?
                                                        Karen married (2) unknown (living?);
                                                        divorced Jun 1991;
                                                        children?
                                                        Karen married (3) H Trent Niflis on 11 Apr 1997 Oolitic, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                                        marriage record for Karen and H Trent;  
                                                        children?
                                               2) Joey Thurman - living?; married?; children?
                   4) James Thomas Osborn - born 18 Feb 1925 Martin Co, IN;
                              died 04 Aug 1992 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary
                              death certificate; cause of death: aspiration pneumonia, chronic congestive heart failure;
                              buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
                              Social Security application; census records for James; signature:

                               ;
                              James married (1) Lois Catherine Hughes on 04 Jun 1943 Bedford, Lawrence, IN 
                                         (born 07 Jul 1924 Lawrence Co, IN; 
                                         died 29 Dec 1969 Bedford, Lawrence, IN; obituary;
                                         death certificate; cause of death: coronary occlusion;
                                         buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
                                         daughter of Samuel Loyd Hughes (07 Feb 1898 KY-15 Apr 1965 IN) and 
                                         Allie Godsey (04 Aug 1903 KY-15 Sep 1978); Samuel and Allie buried 
                                         Pattonville Cemetery, Patton Hill, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                         signature:

                                         )

                               marriage record for James and CatherineCity Directory listings for James and Catherine;
                              children: 
                                 1) Monta Sue Osborn - living?; 
                                         married Ora Leland Wagner (living?);
                                         children:
                                              1) Christopher Ray Wagner - living?; married?; children?
                                              2) Robert W Wagner - living?;
                                                        Robert married (1) unknown (living?);
                                                        divorced Jan 1994;
                                                        children?
                                                        Robert married (2) Shelly L Moore on 25 Jun 1994 Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                                        marriage record for Robert and Shelly;  
                                                        divorced Sep 1997;
                                                        children?
                                                        Robert married (3) Heidi J Crane on 24 Apr 2004 Buddha, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                                        marriage record for Robert and Heidi
                                                        children?
                                              3) unknown male Wagner - living?; married?; children?
                                              4) Cheryl Ann Wagner - living?; married Donald Ray Pate c. Jan 1984 (living?);
                                                        marriage record for Cheryl and Donald;  
                                                        children:
                                                             1) Christopher Ray Pate - living?;
                                                                      Christopher married (1) Katrina Ash Bradford on 01 Aug 2003 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                                                      marriage record for Christopher and Katrina;  
                                                                      children: 
                                                                           1) David Alan Pate - living?; married?; children?
                                                                      Christopher married (2) Heather Grissom  (living?);
                                                                      children: 
                                                                           1) Leland Ray Pate - living?; married?; children?
                                                             2) Brandy Nicole Pate - living?;
                                                                       married Nathaniel Aaron Colgan (living?);
                                                                       children: 
                                                                           1) Aaron Blake Colgan - living?; married?; children?
                                                                           2) Abigayle Grace Colgan - living?; married?; children?
                                                                           3) Caleb Ryan Colgan - living?; married?; children?
                                 2) Avonda Lou Osborn - born 03 Nov 1946 Bedford, Lawrence, IN;
                                         died 26 Mar 2010 Summerfield, FL; obituary;
                                         buried Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                                         married Odus Ray Callahan on 10 Jan 1967 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                         marriage record for Avonda and Odus;  
                                         children:
                                             1) Sean Patrick Callahan - living?;
                                                      married Rebecca Sue Anderson on 01 Aug 1999 Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                                      marriage record for Sean and Rebecca
                                                      children?
                                             2) Michael Callahan - living?; married Tena ____ (living?); children?
                                 3) Gayle Lynn Osborn - born 27 Feb 1948 Bedford, Lawrence, IN;
                                         died 01 Dec 2007 Ocala, FL; obituary
                                         Social Security application;
                                         Gayle married (1) Paul F Abel on 27 Aug 1966 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                         marriage record for Gayle and Paul;  
                                         divorced;
                                         Gayle married (2) Paul F Abel on 20 March 1978 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                         marriage record for Gayle and Paul;  
                                         children:
                                             1) John Abel - living?; married?; children?
                                             2) Natalie Abel - living?; married ____ Booker (living?); children?
                                         Gayle married (3) Jack Worrell c. 1982 (living?);
                                         children? 
                              James married (2) Maude Edith Kee on 19 Jun 1989 Salem, Washington, IN
                                          (born c. 1921;
                                          died (___);
                                          daughter of Robert Kee and Ernestine Gray);
                              marriage record for James and Maude
                              children?
                   5) Aldo Jr Osborn - born 12 Jan 1927 Martin Co, IN; City Directory listings for Aldo
                              died 28 Apr 1971 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;
                              death certificate; cause of death: gastric hemorrhage, cause undetermined; 
                              buried Silverville First Baptist Church Cemetery, Silverville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo;
                               U.S. Navy - WWII; census records for Aldo;
                              married Viola Lou Craig on 16 Feb 1957 Silverville, Lawrence, IN
                                           (born 03 Apr 1938 Indian Creek, Lawrence, IN; birth certificate
                                           died by Dec 2001;
                                           daughter of Forrest Craig (1900 IN-19 Jul 1981) and 
                                           Zona P West (18 Feb 1905 IN-08 Dec 2001 IN); Forrest and Zona buried
                                           Silverville First Baptist Church Cemetery, Silverville, Lawrence, IN - tombstone photo
)
                              marriage record for Aldo and Viola;
                              children: 
                                   1) Forrest Aldo Osborn - living?;
                                             Forrest married (1) Pamela Fay Reynolds on 11 Mar 1983 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                             marriage record for Forest and Pamela;  
                                             divorced 24 Mar 1994;
                                             children?
                                             Forrest married (2) Pamela Fay Reynolds on 11 Mar 1983 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                             marriage record for Forest and Pamela;  
                                             children?
                                   2) Darwin Scott Osborn - living?;
                                             Darwin married (1) unknown (living?);
                                             divorced 22 Mar 1993; 
                                             children?
                                             Darwin married (2) Dana Marie Stevens on 31 Dec 1993 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                             marriage record for Darwin and Dana;  
                                             children?
                                   3) Darla Denise Osborn - living?;
                                             married John Marvin Dixon on 28 Dec 1977 Bedford, Lawrence, IN (living?);
                                             marriage record for Darla and John;  
                                             children?
                   6) Lavina Elizabeth Osborn - living?; census records for Melvina;  
                              married Jack Wallace Smith on 09 Jul 1947 Bedford, Lawrence, IN
                                        (born 23 Feb 1926 Indian Creek Twp, Lawrence, IN; birth certificate;  
                                        died 24 Jul 1996 New Albany, Floyd, IN; 
                                        death certificate; cause of death: senile dementia Alzheimers type;
                                        buried Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany, Floyd, IN;
                                        Social Security record;
                                        son of Joseph Taylor Smith (19 Jan 1904-16 Jun 1987; buried
                                        Green Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo)
and
                                        Elsie Mae Casaday (15 May 1903-18 Nov 1932; buried
                                        Church of Christ Cemetery, Fayetteville, Lawrence, IN; tombstone photo
))
                              marriage record for Lavina and Jack;  
                              children:
                                  1) John David Smith - living?;
                                              John married (1) unknown (living?);
                                              divorced 1990;
                                              John married (2) Marjo Lynn Brown on 26 Jul 1992 New Albany, Floyd, IN   
                                                     (born 01 Sep 1952 Salem, Washington, IN;
                                                     died 13 Nov 2009 New Albany, Floyd, IN; obituary; cremated;
                                                     death certificate; cause of death: acute renal failure, acute respiratory failure, etc;
                                                     daughter of Joseph Brown and Marguerite Tatlock);
                                              marriage record for John and Marjo
                                              children?
       3) Russel Osborn * - born 1901;
              died 1935 - no obituary found in Martin Co, IN;
              buried Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;
              census records for Russel;
              married Elizabeth G Pennington* on 28 Apr 1923 Marion Co, IN  
                       (born 29 Jan 1901 Knox Co, IN; 
                       died 03 Mar 1973 Daviess Co, IN; obituaries
                       death certificate; cause of death: acute myocardial failure, atherosclerosis; 
                       buried Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN; tombstone photo;  
                       daughter of Charles Pennington (05 May 1859 IN-Sep 1930) and 
                       Omema E "Oma" Smith (24 Oct 1867 IN-02 Mar 1941 IN)
                       Charles and Oma buried Wheatland Cemetery, Wheatland, Knox, IN; tombstone photo
                       Elizabeth married (2) in 1936 to Snowden Landorph Girdley*)
              marriage record for Russel and Elizabeth
              children?  

                 * note: Russel and Elizabeth can also be found here.

       4) Rome Osborn - born 12 Mar 1905 Burns City, Martin, IN;
              died 25 Feb 1973 Danville, Hendricks, IN; obituary
              death certificate; cause of death: cardiac arrest, marked coronary artery disease;
              buried Mill Creek Friends Cemetery, Danville, Hendricks, IN; tombstone photo;
              census records for Rome;
              married Ada Maxine Hadley on 05 Apr 1924 Clark Co, IN
                         (born 11 Sep 1908 Danville, Hendricks, IN; birth certificate;  
                         died 01 Jul 1994 Danville, Hendricks, IN; obituary
                         death certificate; cause of death: sepsis;
                         buried Mill Creek Friends Cemetery, Danville, Hendricks, IN; tombstone photo;
                         daughter of Milford Otto Hadley (1884-1960) and Willa Hayes (1890-1937);
                         Milford and Willa buried Mill Creek Friends Cemetery, Danville, Hendricks, IN; tombstone photo);  
              marriage record for Rome and Maxine;
              children:
                  1) John Thomas Osborn - living?; census records for John;  
                          
married Shirley Jo Walter on 01 Jul 1956 Hendricks Co, IN (living?);
                           marriage record for John and Shirley;  
                           children?