Friday, May 6, 2016

Name change of Brandon Robert FONTANILLA (1984)

As mentioned in Hendricks County Circuit Court Order Book 129 (January 1984 - May 1985), in December 1984, Brandon Robert Fontanilla petitioned the court (case # C 7 84-217) to change his name to Brandon Robert Meador. The petition was granted.



Thursday, May 5, 2016

Name change of Prudence A. HOLMES (1984)

As mentioned in Hendricks County Circuit Court Order Book 129 (January 1984 - May 1985), in October 1984, Prudence A. Holmes petitioned the court (case # C 7 84-195) to change her name to Prudence A. Gossa. The petition was granted.


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Name change of Erin Kyle KISTLER (1984)

As mentioned in Hendricks County Circuit Court Order Book 129 (January 1984 - May 1985), in September 1984, the parents of Erin Kyle Kistler, a minor, petitioned the court (case # C 6 84-177) to change her name to Erin Kyle Kistler Brown. The petition was granted.


Washington Township landowners in 1922 added

An index of the landowners in Washington Township in 1922 has been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the Hendricks County Assessor's collection of plat books and lists the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Maxine CURTIS and Reginald COX marry in Greenfield (1929)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, September 12, 1929 - page 1, column 2

POPULAR YOUNG PEOPLE MAKE VOWS AT GREENFIELD
One of the interesting weddings of the early fall is that of Miss Maxine Curtis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Curtis, East Broadway, to Reginald Cox, son of Mrs. Walter Cox. The ceremony was performed Thursday, September 5, at Greenfield by Rev. Freeland of the Methodist Episcopal Church. They returned that evening to their newly and cozily furnished home on the Cox farm. Mrs. Cox is one of our most popular and accomplished girls, a member of the local Methodist Episcopal church, a graduate of the Danville High School, also of the Madame Blaker School, Indianapolis, and the Teacher's Training Course, Central Normal College. For two years she has taught at Cambridge City. Mr. Cox is a graduate of the Pittsboro High School and attended Central Normal College. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cox. Both young people have the congratulations and best wishes of a large following of friends.

Monday, May 2, 2016

William P. MILLS dies in Plainfield (1929)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, September 5, 1929 - page 4, column 1

DEATH OF W.P. MILLS AT HOME IN PLAINFIELD
William P. Mills, age 83, well known citizen of Plainfield, died Wednesday night, Aug. 28. The funeral was Friday afternoon in the Plainfield Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Mills was a retired farmer. He was born September 17, 1846, in Ohio, and came with his parents to Indiana at the age of four years. After completing the district school he attended Earlham College. He was a member of McCarty Lodge of Odd Fellows and K. of P. Lodge No. 50, Plainfield.

Surviving are the widow, two daughters, Olive Mattern Mills, Plainfield, and Mrs. H.R. Nicholas, Greencastle, and two sons, Halsted Mills, Detroit, and Charles W. Mills, Indianapolis. A sister, Mrs. Dana Mattern, Plainfield, also survives.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Franklin Township landowners in 1925 added

An index of the landowners in Franklin Township in 1925 has been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the Hendricks County Assessor's collection of plat books and lists the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Urban HEDGE dies in Indianapolis (1929)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 20, 1929 - page 9, column 1

DEATH OF URBAN HEDGE
Urban Hedge, a former citizen of North Salem, passed away in Indianapolis, Friday evening, after an illness of seven weeks, from a complication of diseases. Funeral services were held at the home at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, and interment was in Fairview Cemetery. Mr. Hedge was the youngest of two sons of James Carr and Emma Gill Hedge. He was born near North Salem, November 2, 1889. His age at the time of his death was 39 years, 7 months and 12 days. About 1905 he with his parents moved to Lebanon, where on January 28, 1907, he was united in marriage to Olive Mount, who survives him. To this union four children were born, Mrs. Lucille Hiser, Marie, Frances and Ethel Mae. The father, James Carr, of Lebanon, a brother, Allen, of Crawfordsville, and two aunts also survive.