She was known as "Annie". On her marriage license her name is spelled "Stricklin and Stricklen". In the family Bible of William Manor Stewart, her grandson, he has her name listed as " Annie Margaret Stricklen" which is wrong. In the family Bible of Isaac Stewart, her father-in-law, lists her name as "Annie Strickland", with Nancy crossed out and Annie written over it. On her marriage license her name is Nancy Ann Stricklin. I have left the spelling as Strickland even though her family members show up on census records with various spellings of the name. She and her husband died within 6 months of each other, their son was only 6 yrs. old at the time. She died of consumption and her husband died of typhoid fever.
On the 1850 census her name is spelled Stricklin, Nancy A. from Marion Co., IN. Centre Township. She was living with Rev. George W. Ames. He was a friend of her father ( or could she be related to him?) who she went to live with upon his death. Her father bought land in Eel River Township. He also deeded half acre of land for the Methodist Episcopal Church which he was a minister of. Deed witnessed by George W. Ames who was a minister also. Following entries in Greene Co., IN. Deed Bk. E p.629, Deed Bk. F pp.65, 493, 516, 517, & 518. As I study the family of Rev. George W. Ames & the allied families of "Annie's" siblings. I think that Rev. George W. Ames' wife, Mary Booth was somehow related to the Strickland's also. This needs further study.
Her obituary is in New Albany Ledger Dec. 26, 1860: Died, At Greencastle, Ind., on Monday evening, Dec. 24th. of Consumption, Mrs. ANNIE STEWART, relick of Marion C. Stewart, late of this city. She was at Greencastle, IN. where Rev. George W. Ames & family were living at this time. Rev. George W. Ames removed to Greencastle in the fall of 1855 & engaged in the hardware business. He was financial agent for DePauw Univ. and superintendent of the asylum for the blind in Indianapolis. His homestead in Greencastle was located on Washington St. which was one of the city landmarks. This would have been where Annie died.
Henry and his wife Isabella, came from Venango Co., PA. He was a member of the Venango Guards for the year 1823; his father-in-law William Gibson was also a member. On 1830 Venango Co., PA. Census French Creek, Henry Strickland is listed: Males 1under five, 1 of 15 & under 20, 1 of 20 & under 30; females 2 under five, 1 of 20 & under 30. Henry was elected as one of the first school board directors in the year 1834 from French Creek District in Venango Co., PA. He was Justice of the Peace in Greene Co., IN. Final probate records in Greene, Co., IN. of the settlement of his estate dates: Sept. 22,1846 thru April term 1854 thru Sept. 16,1857. On most documents in Greene Co. his last name was spelled "Stricklin". First bought a lot in the town of Bloomfield, Greene Co. on Oct. 8,1842. Later he bought land in Eel River Township. He also deeded half acre of land for the Methodist Episcopal Church which he was a minister of. Deed witnessed by George W. Ames who was a minister also and who Nancy Ann went to live with when her father died. Following entries in Greene Co.,IN. Deed Bk. E p.629,Deed Bk. F pp. 65, 493, 516, 517, & 518.
An Elisha Strickland 1795-1862 (son of Jacob Sr) m. 1814 in Gibson Co IN, Dicey Skelton 1795-1881, (dau of Jacob Skelton Sr. Would this possibly be Henry's brother?) Or could John Strickland & Alice Perry who married on June 30, 1793 in St. James Parish, St. John's Episcopal Church in Baltimore, MD. be his parents? Could Henry's middle initial 'P.' stand for Perry? His daughter, Margaret, married Milton 'Perry' Eddy. I think the Strickland's are connected to the Perry family.
Descendants of Henry P. Strickland
Generation No. 1
1. Henry P.2 Strickland (Strickland/Stricklin/Stricklan/Strecklin1) was born Abt. 1800, and died Abt. September 1846 in Greene Co.,IN.. He married (1) Isabella Gibson Abt. 1823 in probably PA., daughter of William Gibson and Jane Brown. He married (2) Tamsey Beckworth April 29, 1841 in Greene Co.,IN.. She was born 1820 in NC..
Children of Henry Strickland and Isabella Gibson are:
2i.Margaretta3 Strickland, born Abt. January 1824 in probably Venango Co.,PA.; died July 24, 1826 in Venango Co.,PA..
+3ii.Margaret Strickland, born Abt. 1825 in PA.; died in IN..
4iii.Robert H. Strickland, born Abt. 1826 in PA.; died in of Gibson Co.,IN..
5iv.Elizabeth Strickland, born Abt. 1830 in PA.; died Bef. 1854. She married Ambrose Arthur February 28, 1850 in Greene Co.,IN.; born 1829 in KY..
+6v.Nancy Ann Strickland, born February 16, 1831 in PA.; died December 24, 1860 in Greencastle,Putnam Co.,IN..
7vi.Isabel Strickland, born 1834 in IN..
8vii.Caroline Strickland, born Abt. 1835 in IN..
Children of Henry Strickland and Tamsey Beckworth are:
9i.Henry B.3 Strickland, born November 08, 1843 in IN.; died March 16, 1912.
10ii.William Newton Strickland, born December 13, 1845; died March 01, 1909. He married (1) Lucretea Sherrow June 12, 1870 in Greene Co.,IN.. He married (2) Carrie J. Sarver November 08, 1883 in Greene Co.,IN..
Generation No. 2
3. Margaret3 Strickland (Henry P.2, Strickland/Stricklin/Stricklan/Strecklin1) was born Abt. 1825 in PA., and died in IN.. She married Milton Perry Eddy November 23, 1844 in Greene Co.,IN., son of Rufus Eddy and Clarissa Raymond. He was born February 1816 in Baltimore,Baltimore Co.,MD..
Children of Margaret Strickland and Milton Eddy are:
11i.Mary4 Eddy, born 1847.
12ii.Caroline M. Eddy, born 1849.
6. Nancy Ann3 Strickland (Henry P.2, Strickland/Stricklin/Stricklan/Strecklin1) was born February 16, 1831 in PA., and died December 24, 1860 in Greencastle,Putnam Co.,IN.. She married Marion Clinton Stewart March 17, 1853 in Indianapolis,Marion Co.,IN., son of Isaac Stewart and Susan Redman. He was born April 12, 1828 in Clark Co.,IN., and died July 19, 1860 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
Child of Nancy Strickland and Marion Stewart is:
+14i.William Henry Harrison4 Stewart, born December 25, 1854 in Sullivan,Sullivan Co.,IN.; died January 19, 1931 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL..
Generation No. 3
14. William Henry Harrison4 Stewart (Nancy Ann3 Strickland, Henry P.2, Strickland/Stricklin/Stricklan/Strecklin1) was born December 25, 1854 in Sullivan,Sullivan Co.,IN., and died January 19, 1931 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL.. He married Margaret Leota Smithwick September 09, 1880 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., daughter of William Smithwick and Johanna Harland. She was born March 17, 1858 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died March 02, 1943 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL. Buried in New Albany,IN..
Children of William Stewart and Margaret Smithwick are:
15i.Jesse Leander5 Stewart, born October 12, 1881 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died July 1968 in Oak Park, Cook Co.,IL.. He married (1) Florence E. Thomas February 11, 1906 in DuPage Co.,IL.. He married (2) Laura Holland December 31, 1947 in Minot,MN.; born Abt. 1914.
16ii.William Manor Stewart, born January 28, 1887 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died February 07, 1957 in Gary,Lake Co.,IN.. He married Ethel Florence Fields January 28, 1909 in Jeffersonville, Clark Co.,IN.; born October 31, 1891 in Otisco,IN.; died January 12, 1973 in Griffith,Lake Co.,IN..
17iii.Homer Harland Stewart, born July 25, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died April 19, 1976 in Glasgow,Barren Co.,KY.. He married (1) Florence Bertha Elvey February 26, 1920 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL.; born 1894 in Detroit,Wayne Co.,MI.; died May 19, 1964 in Birmingham,Jefferson Co.,AL.. He married (2) Emma Lucille Church June 01, 1948 in Slidell, St.Tammany Parish.,LA.; born March 26, 1913 in Glasgow,Barren Co.,KY.; died April 14, 1998 in Glasgow,Barren Co.,KY..
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My Great-Grandmother -
Nancy Ann "Annie" Strickland
On left: Marion Clinton Stewart & Nancy Ann Strickland. Wedding picture-March 17, 1853.
On right: A picture that I think is of "Annie" Strickland Stewart.
Born February 16, 1831 in PA.
Died December 24, 1860
in Greencastle, Putnam Co., IN.
My Great-Great-Grandfather -
Henry P. Strickland
m. Isabella Gibson - Gibson Ancestors
Descendants of Henry P. Strickland
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