John Decker

M, b. circa 1813, d. 8 November 1891
Birth*John Decker was born circa 1813 in New York (date based on age at death.)1,2
Death*He died on 8 November 1891 at Garfield Township, Kansas, aged 78 years.1
Burial*He was buried on 10 November 1891 in the cemetery near Carneiro, at Ellsworth County, Kansas.1

Family

Children

Citations

  1. [S156] Ellsworth Messenger, 12 Nov 1891, Obituary of John Decker.
  2. [S1535] 1 June 1900 U.S. Census, Kansas, Lincoln County, 1900 census, Kansas, Lincoln County, Elkhorn Twp (page 195); searched Charles Freeman; Charles B. Freeman household, dwelling 5, family 5, Lincoln City, Elkhorn township, enumeration district 62, supervisor district 6, written page 1A, printed page 195A, enumerated 1 Jun 1900; says Mary & John's father born in New York.
  3. [S1535] 1 June 1900 U.S. Census, Kansas, Lincoln County, 1900 census, Kansas, Lincoln County, Elkhorn Twp (page 195); searched Charles Freeman; Charles B. Freeman household, dwelling 5, family 5, Lincoln City, Elkhorn township, enumeration district 62, supervisor district 6, written page 1A, printed page 195A, enumerated 1 Jun 1900.

Albert Franklin Van Ness1,2

M, b. 25 April 1894, d. 6 August 1966
FatherWilliam H. Van Ness4,6,5 b. 23 May 1860, d. 19 Mar 1923
MotherEmma Frances Lewis3,4,5 b. 11 Feb 1867, d. 7 Jun 1925
Birth*Albert Franklin Van Ness was born on 25 April 1894 in Fresno, Fresno County, California.7,3,1,8,9
Marriage*He married Mabel Mc Donald on 9 May 1921.10,11
Death*Albert Franklin Van Ness died on 6 August 1966 at Fresno County, California, at age 72.1,3,8

Family

Mabel Mc Donald
Children

Citations

  1. [S2139] Al Freeman, "E-mail from Al Freeman," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "More Van Ness Stuff", 31 Jul 2007.
  2. [S1794] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Draft Cards, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, California, Fresno County, 1, Draft Card V, image 31 of 124, accessed 12 Aug 2009; Albert Franklyn VanNess, 5 Jun 1917, Fresno, Fresno County, California, roll 1530715; he signed Albert Franklin VanNess.
  3. [S1240] Ancestry.com, California Death Index 1940-1997, Name: Albert F Vanness; Social Security #: 571522080; Sex: MALE; Birth Date: 25 Apr 1894; Birthplace: California; Death Date: 6 Aug 1966; Death Place: Fresno; Mother's Maiden Name: Lewis; accessed 1 Aig 2007.
  4. [S2139] Al Freeman, "E-mail from Al Freeman," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Van Ness Family Information gleaned from my Mon's stuff", 31 Jul 2007; cites History of Fresno County (no further information on source).
  5. [S1708] Find A Grave (online http://www.findagrave.com/), William H Van Ness; Birth: May 23, 1860, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA; Death: Mar. 19, 1923, California, USA; biographical data; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA; Record added: Jun 25, 2009; Find A Grave Memorial# 38730952; accessed 4 Feb 2010.
  6. [S1620] 1 Jun 1900, U.S. Census, California, Fresno County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1900 census, California, Fresno County, Township 10, district 18, image 31; William H. Vanness household, dwelling 256, family 270, 10 Township, enumeration district 18, supervisor district 5, stamped page 277, sheet 16A, enumerated 9 Jul 1900.
  7. [S1794] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Draft Cards, images online at http://www.ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, California, Fresno County, 1, Draft Card V, image 31 of 124, accessed 12 Aug 2009; Albert Franklyn VanNess, 5 Jun 1917, Fresno, Fresno County, California, roll 1530715; born 25 Apr 1894, Fresno, California.
  8. [S1120] Social Security Death Index, Name: Albert Vanness; Last Residence: 93728 Fresno, Fresno, California, United States of America; Born: 25 Apr 1894; Died: Aug 1966; State (Year) SSN issued: California (1956); accessed 1 Aug 2007.
  9. [S1620] 1 Jun 1900, U.S. Census, California, Fresno County, digital images online at http://www.ancestry.com, 1900 census, California, Fresno County, Township 10, district 18, image 31; William H. Vanness household, dwelling 256, family 270, 10 Township, enumeration district 18, supervisor district 5, stamped page 277, sheet 16A, enumerated 9 Jul 1900; indicates born Apr 1894 in California.
  10. [S1942] Ancestry.com, California Birth Index 1905-1995, Name: Muriel L Vanness; Birth Date: 10 Jan 1924; Gender: Female; Mother's Maiden Name: McDonald; Birth County: Fresno; accessed 1 Aig 2007.
  11. [S2139] Al Freeman, "E-mail from Al Freeman," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "More Van Ness Stuff", 31 Jul 2007; gives date of marriage for Albert, but not name of his wife.
  12. [S2139] Al Freeman, "E-mail from Al Freeman," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Updates", 16 Aug 2011.

John B. Jolley1,2,3,4

M, b. 30 August 1835, d. 30 January 1879
John B. Jolley (1835-1879)
c 1878 in Ohio
photo courtesy Georgia Morgan
FatherJoel Jolley5 b. 7 Mar 1813, d. 29 Jan 1867
MotherDrusilla Brown5 b. 22 Jun 1815, d. 19 Jun 1905
Birth*John B. Jolley was born on 30 August 1835 at Union County, Ohio.6,5
BirthAnother source says John B. Jolley was born in Pennsylvania.7
Marriage*He married Rebecca Mc Donald, daughter of George Mc Donald and Margaret Y. Mc Crary, on 24 November 1859 at Mount Victory, Hardin County, Ohio.2,8,5,9,10
Photo* John B. and Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley and their children, Addie and Edward Jolley, - c 1878, in Ohio (click on camera for photo.)
Death*John B. Jolley died on 30 January 1879 of chronic diarrhea contracted in the Civil War at Ellsworth County, Kansas, at age 43 years and 5 months.2,11,3,5
Burial*He was buried at Yordy Cemetery (Mulberry), Ellsworth County, Kansas, (marker was gone by 1980.)12,13,14
BurialAnouther source says he was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Saline County, Kansas. He is buried on a hill just east of the main cemetery. (This cemetery is also known as Glendale Cemetery.)15

Family

Rebecca Mc Donald b. 8 Apr 1837, d. 17 Dec 1924
Children

Citations

  1. [S151] Mrs Harry Kunkle, Ellsworth Co Cemetery Records v7, page 138 Addie J. Freeman.
  2. [S152] Mrs. Harry Kunkle, Ellsworth Co Cemetery Records v8, page 82.
  3. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002.
  4. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 cites 1870 census, John B. Jolley household, dwelling 87, family 89, T-8-310, Perry Township, North Greenfield post office, Logan County, Ohio, page 200.
  5. [S2052] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "John B. Jolley-Rebecca McDonald family group sheet", Copy received from Georgia Feb 2007.
  6. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 cites 1870 census, John B. Jolley household, dwelling 87, family 89, T-8-310, Perry Township, North Greenfield post office, Logan County, Ohio, page 200; indicates born c 1836 in Ohio.
  7. [S151] Mrs Harry Kunkle, Ellsworth Co Cemetery Records v7, page 138 Addie J. Freeman says her father was born Penn.
  8. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002; married 24 Nov 1859, Hardin County, Ohio.
  9. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Jolley FGS" 13 Mar 2007; with attachment John B. Jolley Journal.doc page 1; married 24 Nov 1859, Mt Victory, Hardin County, Ohio.
  10. [S153] Ellsworth Reporter, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924; married 24 Nov 1859, Hardin County, Ohio.
  11. [S656] 1 Jun 1880 U.S. Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Rebecca Jolly household, dwelling 123, family 124, Empire Township, page 457, enumerated 1 Jun 1880.
  12. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002; Mulberry Cemetery.
  13. [S2052] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "John B. Jolley-Rebecca McDonald family group sheet", Copy received from Georgia Feb 2007, Yordy Cemetery.
  14. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Jolley FGS", 13 Mar 2007, attachment "John B. Jolley Journal.doc" (12 page document with sources).
  15. [S2926] Inc Smoky Valley Genealogical Society and Libraary, Deaths and Interments Saline County, Kansas 1859-1985, page 53; Pleasant Hill Cemetery; Jno B. Jolley d 30 Jan 1879, 43y 5m (Masonic Emblem).

Rebecca Mc Donald1,2,3,4

F, b. 8 April 1837, d. 17 December 1924
Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley 1837-1924
perhaps in her 30s c 1871
Original by G. A. Avenarias, Ellsworth, Kansas
photo courtesy Georgia Morgan
FatherGeorge Mc Donald5
MotherMargaret Y. Mc Crary5
Birth*Rebecca Mc Donald was born on 8 April 1837 at Perry Township, Logan County, Ohio.6,7,8,9,10,5,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19
Marriage*She married John B. Jolley, son of Joel Jolley and Drusilla Brown, on 24 November 1859 at Mount Victory, Hardin County, Ohio.1,20,5,21,22
Photo John B. and Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley and their children, Addie and Edward Jolley, - c 1878, in Ohio (click on camera for photo.)
Widowed*Rebecca Mc Donald was widowed at age 41 by the death of her husband, John B. Jolley on 30 January 1879.1,23,24,2,25,26,27
Photo* Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley, her daughter, Addie (Jolley) Freeman and Addie's daughters, Ethel and Ruth Phoebe Freeman - c. 1908 (click on camera for photo.)
DeathRebecca Mc Donald died on 14 December 1924 at Ellsworth, Ellsworth County, Kansas, at age 87 years 8 months and 7 days (cemetery records.)1
Death*She died on 17 December 1924, at home at Ellsworth, Ellsworth County, Kansas, age 87 years, 8 months and 9 days.28,29
Burial*She was buried on 18 December 1924 at Ellsworth Cemetery, Ellsworth, Ellsworth County, Kansas, (lot 152, block 13.)1,9,3,4
Grave*The gravestone reads:
     REBECCA JOLLEY
     1837 - 1924.9

Family

John B. Jolley b. 30 Aug 1835, d. 30 Jan 1879
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] Mrs. Harry Kunkle, Ellsworth Co Cemetery Records v8, page 82.
  2. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002.
  3. [S156] Ellsworth Messenger, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924.
  4. [S153] Ellsworth Reporter, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924.
  5. [S2052] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "John B. Jolley-Rebecca McDonald family group sheet", Copy received from Georgia Feb 2007.
  6. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Jolley FGS" 13 Mar 2007; with attachment John B. Jolley Journal.doc page 1; born 8 Apr 1837, Perry Township, Logan County, Ohio cites Caoline (Jolley) McAdow "Family records."
  7. [S156] Ellsworth Messenger, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924; born 8 Apr 1837, Logan County, Ohio.
  8. [S153] Ellsworth Reporter, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924; born 8 Apr 1837, Logan County, Ohio.
  9. [S87] Gravestone read by Kay VanLerberg, Ellsworth Cemetery, Ellsworth, Ellsworth County, Kansas; lot 152, block 13, gravestone of Rebecca Jolley, 1837-1924.
  10. [S152] Mrs. Harry Kunkle, Ellsworth Co Cemetery Records v8, page 82; born 8 Apr 1837, Logan County, Ohio.
  11. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 cites 1870 census, John B. Jolley household, dwelling 87, family 89, T-8-310, Perry Township, North Greenfield post office, Logan County, Ohio, page 200; indicates born c 1837 (age 33) in Ohio.
  12. [S656] 1 Jun 1880 U.S. Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Rebecca Jolly household, dwelling 123, family 124, Empire Township, page 457, enumerated 1 Jun 1880; indicates born c 1837 (age 43) in Ohio.
  13. [S616] 1 Mar 1885 State Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Rebecca Jolly household, dwelling 157, family 167, Garfield Township, p.o. Terra Cotta, book 89, page 27; indicates born c 1837 (age 48) in Ohio.
  14. [S667] 1 Mar 1895 State Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Rebecca Jolley household, family 104, City of Ellsworth, book 121, page 19; indicates born c 1837 (age 58) in Ohio.
  15. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 cites 1900 census, Rebecca Jolley household, dwelling 227, family 283, Ellsworth city, Ellsworth County, Kansas, page 252B; indicates born Apr 1837 in Ohio.
  16. [S668] 1 Mar 1905 State Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Rebecca Jolly household, City of Ellsworth, dwelling 5, family 5, book 145, page 93; indicates born c 1838 (age 67) in Ohio.
  17. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 cites 1910 census, Rebecca Jolley household, dwelling 335, family 338, Ellsworth Township, Ellsworth County, Kansas, page 185B; indicates c 1837 (age 73) in Ohio.
  18. [S713] 1 Mar 1915 State Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Mrs. R. Jolley household, City of Ellsworth, section 1, book 88, page 27, 28; indicates born c 1838 (age 77) in Ohio.
  19. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 cites 1920 census, Rave Jolley household, dwelling 358, family 361, Ellsworth Township, Ellsworth County, Kansas, supervisors district 6, enumeration district 35, sheet 13A, page 188, enumerated 19 & 20 Jan 1920; indicates born c 1838 (age 82) in Ohio.
  20. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002; married 24 Nov 1859, Hardin County, Ohio.
  21. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Jolley FGS" 13 Mar 2007; with attachment John B. Jolley Journal.doc page 1; married 24 Nov 1859, Mt Victory, Hardin County, Ohio.
  22. [S153] Ellsworth Reporter, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924; married 24 Nov 1859, Hardin County, Ohio.
  23. [S616] 1 Mar 1885 State Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Rebecca Jolly household, dwelling 157, family 167, Garfield Township, p.o. Terra Cotta, book 89, page 27.
  24. [S656] 1 Jun 1880 U.S. Census, Kansas, Ellsworth County, Rebecca Jolly household, dwelling 123, family 124, Empire Township, page 457, enumerated 1 Jun 1880.
  25. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 cites 1920 census, Rave Jolley household, dwelling 358, family 361, Ellsworth Township, Ellsworth County, Kansas, supervisors district 6, enumeration district 35, sheet 13A, page 188, enumerated 19 & 20 Jan 1920.
  26. [S156] Ellsworth Messenger, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924; widowed Jan 1879.
  27. [S153] Ellsworth Reporter, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924; widowed Jan 1879.
  28. [S156] Ellsworth Messenger, Rebecca (McDonald) Jolley obituary, 18 Dec 1924; died at home, 17 Dec 1924, aged 87 years 8 months 9 days.
  29. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Jolley FGS" 13 Mar 2007; Jolley family bible has Rebecca Jolley's death date as 17 Dec 1924; with attachment John B. Jolley Journal.doc page 1 gives the same date and her place of death.
  30. [S151] Mrs Harry Kunkle, Ellsworth Co Cemetery Records v7, page 138 Addie J. Freeman shows Rebecca Jolley.
  31. [S694] Georgia (Ewing) Morgan, "Georgia Morgan email," e-mail to Patt Ricketts, "Freeman", 23 Feb 2002 with corrections 27 Feb 2002 cites 1900 census, Rebecca Jolley household, dwelling 277, family 283, Ellsworth city, Ellsworth County, Kansas, page 252B.

John Freeman1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. circa 1600, d. circa 1648
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Descendants of John Freeman
Birth*John Freeman was born circa 1600 in England.9
MarriageHe married Marie Freeman There is no proof for this.10
MarriageJohn Freeman married Elizabeth Noyes, daughter of Peter Noyes and Elizabeth (--------), circa 1643.11
Marriage*John Freeman married Elizabeth Noyes, daughter of Peter Noyes and Elizabeth (--------), circa 1644.12,13,14,15,16,17
Death*John Freeman died circa 1648 at Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.18,19

Family

Elizabeth Noyes b. circa 1625, d. before 31 Jan 1698
Children

Citations

  1. [S94] Charles H Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, page 175.
  2. [S183] Henry Ernest Woods, Sudbury Vital Records, page 46 Sudbury Births.
  3. [S318] Frederick Haynes Newell, "Descendants of Walter Haynes", page 72, 73.
  4. [S337] Frances Haynes, Walter Haynes and His Descendants, page 31, 58, 59, 60.
  5. [S339] Alfred Sereno Hudson, History of Sudbury, page 37.
  6. [S347] Frederick Freeman, Freeman Genealogy, page 10, 11, 445.
  7. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 72.
  8. [S1375] Ezra S. Stearns, Gen & Family History of NH, page 1030.
  9. [S2591] Frederick Chester Warner, Ancestry of Samuel, Freda & John Warner, The Freeman Family; born 1600 in England.
  10. [S2591] Frederick Chester Warner, Ancestry of Samuel, Freda & John Warner, The Freeman Family.
  11. [S2591] Frederick Chester Warner, Ancestry of Samuel, Freda & John Warner, The Freeman Family; married about 1643.
  12. [S174] Michael Tepper, Passengers to America, page 29.
  13. [S176] Family History: 217 Genealogy Books, Savage CD217 volume 2, page 203.
  14. [S211] Ira Clifford Haynes, "Haynes Ancestry", page 27.
  15. [S318] Frederick Haynes Newell, "Descendants of Walter Haynes", page 72.
  16. [S337] Frances Haynes, Walter Haynes and His Descendants, page 58.
  17. [S339] Alfred Sereno Hudson, History of Sudbury, page 37 says wife name Elizabeth.
  18. [S918] Letter, Martha Fuller to Georgia Morgan, 29 Aug 1977, reference John Freeman of Sudbury.
  19. [S2591] Frederick Chester Warner, Ancestry of Samuel, Freda & John Warner, The Freeman Family; died 1648 at Sudbury.
  20. [S176] Family History: 217 Genealogy Books, Savage CD217 volume 2, page 204.
  21. [S337] Frances Haynes, Walter Haynes and His Descendants, page 59.
  22. [S347] Frederick Freeman, Freeman Genealogy, page 359, 446.
  23. [S183] Henry Ernest Woods, Sudbury Vital Records, page 46 Sudbury births, 304 Sudbury deaths.
  24. [S347] Frederick Freeman, Freeman Genealogy, page 11, 445, 446 all say probably.