Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Andis

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6) Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Andis:
   born 25 Feb 1876 IN (likely Johnson or Hancock Co);
   died 06 Jan 1944 Fortville, Hancock, IN; obituary
   death certificate; cause of death: cardiac decomposition; 
   buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
   WWI draft registration card; census records for Benjamin; Social Security record;  
   "Prairie Farmer Reliable Directory" listings; signature:

    ;

   married Hazel May Rockey on 31 Dec 1918 Hancock Co, IN
             (born 08 Mar 1902 Greenfield, Hancock, IN;
             died 15 Feb 1983 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; obituary
             death certificate; cause of death: cardio-pulmonary arrest, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease;
   
             buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo;
             daughter of Ernest Hiram Rockey (06 Sep 1878 IN-21 Sep 1961 IN) and Alice May Michaels (13 Aug 1882 IN-30 Apr 1962 IN);
             Ernest and Alice buried Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Hancock, IN
tombstone photo;
             Hazel married (2) Elmer Roy "Ross" Whelchel (13 Oct 1901 Hancock Co, IN-03 Jun 1975 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; obituary
             buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, near Fortville, Hancock, IN - tombstone photo)
             Hazel married (3) Harold Dallas Schinlaub*)

                 * Harold can also be found here under (5) Sarah Elizabeth Andis.  His complete information is found there.

    marriage records for Benjamin and Hazel
   divorced by 1940;
   children:

         1) unnamed male Andis* - born 30 May 1919 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; birth certificate
                  died 30 May 1919 Greenfield, Hancock Co, IN;
                  death certificate; cause of death: stillborn (hydrocephalic);
                  buried Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Hancock, IN;

         2) Alberta Elnora Andis - born 24 Dec 1920 Hancock Co, IN; birth certificate
                  died 17 Apr 1956 Fortville, Hancock, IN; obituary
                  death certificate; cause of death: carcinoma of ____ (breast?)
 
                  buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                  census records for Alberta;  
                  married Irvin Harold Young* on 24 May 1938 Hancock Co, IN
                             (
born 14 Oct 1919 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; birth certificate
                             died 22 Apr 1998 Seymour, Jackson, IN; obituary
                             death certificate; cause of death: respiratory failure, chronic pulmonary fibrosis;
 
                             buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                             U.S. Navy - WWII; Social Security record;
                             son of Irvin Howard Young (28 Feb 1880 IN-11 Aug 1952 Hancock Co, IN) and 
                             Mattie Estella Kinder (07 Aug 1883 IN-07 Jul 1952 Hancock Co, IN); Irvin and Mattie buried 
                             Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Hancock, IN; tombstone photo);
                  marriage record for Alberta and Irvin;       

                * Irvin Harold Young is a brother of Joseph K Young, found directly below under (4) Mary Alice Andis.

                  children: 
                      1) Rita Sue Young - living?;
                                Rita married (1) Charles Andrew Capps on 24 May 1958 Hamilton Co, IN
                                         (born 17 May 1939 Indianapolis,Marion, IN; birth certificate;
                                         died 18 Jul 2007 Indianapolis, Marion, IN;
                                         death certificate; cause of death: myocardial infarction due to congestive heart failure;
                                         body donated to Anatomical Education Program, Indianapolis, Marion, IN;
                                         Charles married (2) Melba Vanessa Lively on 02 Jul 1977 Sheridan, Hamilton, IN
                                         (Melba: born 17 Sep 1940 Paducah, Cottle, TX- died 28 Dec 1978 Midland, Midland, TX;
                                         buried Resthaven Memorial Park,Midland, Midland, TX; tombstone photo; Melba married 3 times before this marriage);
                                         Charles married (3) Amber ____;
                                         son of Bonnie Andrew Capps (06 Nov 1913-05 Mar 1990; buried
                                         Riverside Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton, IN; tombstone photo) and
                                         Novella Humphrey (09 Dec 1899 KY-20 Dec 1971 IN; buried
                                         Dutch Creek Cemetery, Waterview, Cumberland, KY; tombstone photo));  
                                marriage record for Charles and Rita
                                divorced;
                                children:
                                    1) Tammy Lynn Capps - living?;
                                                Tammy married (1) unknown (living?);
                                                divorced;
                                                children? 
                                                Tammy married (2) unknown (living?);
                                                divorced 04 Dec 1987;
                                                children? 
                                                Tammy married (3) John J Fife on 01 Sep 1990 Indianpolis, Marion, IN (living?);
                                                marriage record for Tammy and John;
                                                divorced 17 Aug 2001;
                                                children? 
                                                Tammy married (4) Gregory Franklin Trout on 05 Aug 2005 Indianapolis, Marion, IN (living?);
                                                marriage record for Tammy and Gregory;
                                                children?
                                    2) Charles Andrew Jr Capps - living?;
                                                 Charles married (1) Panzy A Richwine on 03 Feb 1996 Indianapolis, Marion, IN
                                                          (living?; Panzy married (1) ____ King);
                                                 marriage record for Charles and Panzy;
                                                 divorced 13 Dec 2001;
                                                 Charles married (2) Lisa Pauline Hardeman on 04 Jan 2002 Indianapolis,Marion, IN 
                                                          (living?; Lisa married (1) ____ Boswell; divorced Dec 1996);
                                                 marriage record for Charles and Lisa;
                                                 children?
                                    3) Bonnie Capps - living?; married?; children? 
                                Rita married (2) Harry L Bradfield on 04 Jun 1978 Noblesville, Hamilton, IN (living?);
                                marriage record for Rita and Harry;  
                      2) Karla Kay Young - living?; married?; children?

         3) Mary Alice Andis - born 08 Dec 1922 Fortville, Hancock Co, IN; birth certificate 
                  died 14 Dec 1998 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; obituary
                  death certificate; cause of death: cardio-respiratory arrest

                  buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                  census records for Mary; Social Security record;
                  Mary married (1) Fred Helton (living?)
                  children: 
                       1) Bill Gene Helton - living?; married?; children?   
                       2) Tommy Lee Helton - born 16 Nov 1945 IN;     
                             died 14 Apr 1983 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary; death record;
                             death certificate; cause of death; respiratory arrest, decerebrate coma, etc; 
                             buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                             U.S. Army; Social Security record;              
                             married?;
                             children:  
                                  1) Jennifer Lynn Helton - living?; married?; children?
                  Mary married (2) Joseph K Young* on 13 Aug 1955 IN
                            (born 09 Nov 1916 Brooklyn, Morgan, IN; birth certificate
                            died 04 Sep 1992 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; obituary
                            death certificate; cause of death: acute renal failure, congestive heart failure;
 
                            buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                            U.S. Army - WWII;
                            son of Irvin Howard Young (28 Feb 1880 IN-11 Aug 1952 Hancock Co, IN) and 
                            Mattie Estella Kinder (07 Aug 1883 IN-07 Jul 1952 Hancock Co, IN); Irvin and Mattie buried 
                            Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Hancock, IN; tombstone photo);
                 marriage record for Mary and Joseph

                        * Joseph K Young is a brother of Irvin Harold Young, found directly above under (3) Alberta Elnora Andis.

                  children: 
                       3) Darrell Joe Young - living?; married?; children? 
                       4) Carol Young* - living?; married ____ Kincaid (living?); children? 

                         *  We are unsure if we have Carol placed with the correct father.

         4) Herman E "Buck" Andis - born 26 Jan 1925 Fortville, Hancock, IN; birth certificate
                  died 15 Sep 2001, Greenfield, Hancock, IN; obituary;
                  death certificate; cause of death: bladder cancer

                  buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                  WWII; enlistment recordcensus records for Herman; Social Security record;
                  signature:

                  

                  married Margaret Ruth Conger c. 14 Dec 1946 Hancock Co, IN
                            (born 23 Mar 1928 Cicero, Hamilton, IN; birth certificate
                            died 01 Feb 1984 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;
                            death certificate; cause of death: cardio-respiratory arrest, end stage ovarian carcinoma;
 
                            buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                            Social Security record
                            daughter of Harvey Conger (20 Feb 1897-26 Jun 1978) and Katherine Elizabeth Bolander (1905-06 Jan 1987);
                            Harvey and Elizabeth buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photos
                            signature:

                             );

                   marriage records for Herman and Margaret;
                  children:
                      1) Dennis Ray Andis - living?;
                                Dennis married (1) Beverly Lucille Broadstreet on 07 Dec 1968 Hancock Co, IN
                                            (living?; daughter of Robert Hickman Broadstreet and Lena Isabelle Weber)
                                marriage record for Dennis and Beverly;  
                                children?
                                Dennis married (2) Linda Phyllis Skaggs on 04 Jun 1974
                                                   (born 28 Mar 1952;
                                                   died 08 Jan 2012 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;
                                                   daughter of Thomas Skaggs and Angie Stewart)
                                marriage record for Dennis and Linda;  
                                children?
                                    1) Dennis Ray Jr Andis - born 21 Dec 1976 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; 
                                             died 24 Mar 2010; obituary and news article
                                             buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                                             Dennis married (1) Jennifer L Geyer on 16 Sep 2000 Hancock Co, IN (living?)
                                             marriage record for Dennis and Jennifer
                                             children: 
                                                  1) Jasmine Andis - living?; married?; children? 
                                                  2) Demetric Andis - living?; married?; children? 
                                             Dennis married (2) Lisa A Collins on 05 Aug 2009 (living?)
                                             marriage record for Dennis and Lisa 
                                             children? 
                                    2) Nancy L Andis - living?; married David A Wilson on 19 Oct 2004 Hancock Co, IN (living?);
                                             marriage record for Nancy and David;    
                                             children? 
                                    3) Tammy M Andis - living?; 
                                             married Wairy Cundiff Jr on 25 Jan 1989 Marion Co, IN (living?)
                                             marriage record for Tammy and Wairy;
                                             children:
                                                  1) Nicholas Cundiff - living?; married?; children? 
                                                  2) Julia Cundiff - living?; married?; children? 
                                                  3) Grace Cundiff - living?; married?; children? 
                                                  4) Alivia Cundiff - living?; married?; children? 

          5) James Franklin Andis - born 20 Sep 1928 Fortville, Hancock, IN; birth certificate
                  died 27 Aug 1996 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; obituary;
                  death certificate; cause of death: COPD, hypertension, pneumonia
                  buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                  U.S. Army - WWII; census records for James; Social Security record;
                  signature:

                   ;

                   married Norma Bernice Horton on 05 Oct 1948 Hancock Co, IN 
                           (born 01 Feb 1930 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; birth certificate
                           died 24 Aug 1996 Fortville, Hancock, IN; obituary
                           death certificate; cause of death: metastatic lung cancer
;
                           buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo
                           Social Security record;
                           daughter of Wayne L Horton (27 Oct 1893 IN-Sep 1976 IN) and Lola M Hudson (born c. May 1894 IN)
                           Norma married (1) ____ Davis - divorced 27 Sep 1948;
                           signature:

                            )

                   marriage record for James and Norma; news article regarding James and Norma;
                  children:
                      1) James David "Jimmy" Andis
                               born 20 Aug 1949 Greenfield, Hancock, IN; 
                               died 23 Dec 1998 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary
                               death certificate; cause of death: respiratory failure, COPD, seizure disorder, alcohol abuse; 
                               buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo;
                               Social Security record;
                               married Mary Margaret Perkins
                                              (living?; Mary married (1) to unknown; changed name to Peggy A Baker);
                               marriage record for James and Mary
                                   1) James David II Andis - living?; 
                                            U.S. Air Force; 
                                            married Julie Marie Singrey (living?)
                                            children: 
                                                  1) Gage Mitchel Andis - living?; married?; children?   
                                                  2) Wyatt Andrew Andis - living?; married?; children?  
                                                  3) Drew Spencer Andis - living?; married?; children? 
                                                  4) Sydney Marie Andis - living?; married?; children?           
                      2) Monte Tyler Andis - born 19 Sep 1954, Anderson, Madison, IN;
                               died 11 Jul 2002, Castleton, Marion, IN; obituary;
                               buried Bronnenberg Cemetery, Chesterfield, Madison, IN - unmarked;
                               death certificate; cause of death; alcoholic ____, ____ hyper ___
(difficult to read) 
                               Social Security record;
                               married Judith Anne Blessing on 27 May 1981 Hancock Co, IN (living?)
                               children?
                               marriage record for Monte and Judith

                               children:
                                   1) Amanda Andis - living?; married?; children?   
                      3) Robert Bruce Andis - born 05 Jan 1955 or 1956 (discrepancy in records) Fortville, Hancock, IN;
                               died 27 Mar 2004, Fortville, Hancock, IN; obituary;
                               death certificate; cause of death: drowning by aspiration of water
 
                               buried Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison Co, IN; tombstone photo and roadside marker;
                               Social Security record;
                               married?; 
                               children:
                                   1) Angela D Andis - living?; married?; children?     
                      4) Michael Ted Andis - living?; 
                               married Christine L Kimm 09 Dec 1972 Madison Co, IN (living?)
                               marriage record for Michael and Christine
                               children?  
                      5) Tracy J Andis - living?;
                               Tracy married (1) Maureen Kay Calhoun on 02 Mar 1981 Fauquier, VA (living?);
                               marriage record for Tracy and Maureen 
                               divorced Jul 1986;

                               children? 
                               Tracy married (2) Loretta A Connor on 21 Jan 1995 Indianapolis, Marion, IN (living?)
                               marriage record for Tracy and Loretta 
                               children? 

        6) Rosanna Marie Andis - born 01 Jun 1932 Fortville, Hancock, IN; birth certificate 
                  died 23 Dec 1932 Fortville, Hancock, IN;
                  buried Olvey (Maple Grove) Cemetery, Hancock Co, IN - see here (unmarked);
                  death certificate; cause of death: influenza, rickets;