Donna Beacher

AncientFaces Member since Jul 29, 2015

About: Researching Stephens/Stevens, Walker, Hixon, Hardman, Prather, Spurlin.

Researching: Stevens, Walker, Stephens, Hardman, Hixon, Prather, Spurlin

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This photo has the names "A.W.McBee" and "Byron McDonald" written on the back, along with "Monon, Indiana".
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The tombstones of Timothy Hixon, first wife Elizabeth(Walker)Hixon, and second wife Lucinda(Davis)Hixon. The stone with Timothy and Lucinda on it actually has Elizabeth as well, but as she died first, pictured here is her own original stone. Located in Hamer Cemetery in Spring Mill State Park, 3 miles east of Mitchell, Lawrence County, Indiana.
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Angeline Hixon Stevens was born March 6, 1852, the twin sister of Sarah Hixon Stevens, in the area of what is now Spring Mill State Park east of Mitchell, Indiana. They were the first twins born in Lawrence County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Timothy and Elizabeth Walker Hixon. She was married to Willis Stevens on December 30, 1869. She died March 9, 1937 and is buried in Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell, Indiana. Willis was born February 10, 1847 in Lawrence County, Indiana. He was a retired farmer at the time of his death on March 30, 1934.
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Sarah Catherine Stevens was born March 6, 1852 in the area now known as Spring Mill State Park. She was the daughter of Timothy and Elizabeth Walker Hixon. She and her twin sister Angeline(Hixon)Stevens were the first twins to be born in Lawrence County, Indiana. She married Joseph Stevens on October 30, 1873. She resided on a farm east of Mitchell, Indiana all her life. She died August 28, 1941, and is buried with Joseph in the Stevens Cemetary, one mile east of Mitchell, Indiana.
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Reath Sheeks was born August 9, 1900 in Lawrence County to Homer and Kate(Stevens)Sheeks. He married Ellen Fields on December 20, 1924, and resided at 1022 West Main Street, Mitchell, Indiana. He worked in construction most of his life, and was killed at the age of 61 in a construction accident in Terre Haute, Indiana. Ellen Sheeks was born September 13, 1906 to George and Stella Bass Fields. She died February 9, 1989 in Mitchell, Indiana. Carol Sheeks was born to Reath and Ellen on March 8, 1929. He was a mechanic, and a president and member of the Mitchell Lions Club. He died March 1977. All three are buried in Sheeks Cemetary, Lawrence County, Indiana.
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Homer Sheeks was born March 14, 1866 to David L. and Susan Horsey Sheeks in Lawrence County, Indiana. He married Kate Stevens on February 10, 1886. He was a farmer, and went to Stuttgart, Arkansas, where he farmed and operated a rice threshing outfit. Three years before his death he returned to Lawrence County, and died suddenly of a heart attack at age 76.
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William and America(Stevens)Dalton's home and summer kitchen.
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William was born Dec. 16, 1853, in Bono Township, Lawrence County, Indiana. He was the son of John and Philomele Dalton. He was a farmer most of his life and was the first husband of America Stevens. They wed August 24, 1884, and had six children. He died in 1921. America was born March 5, 1872 in Lawrence County, Indiana to George and Sarah(Beasley)Stevens, and was raised by her Uncle Joseph and Aunt Sarah Stevens. She died June 19, 1947 and is buried in Mitchell Cemetery.
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