Looks like we may have the same Josephus Feighner
I just had a partial birthdate from the 1900
census of Grant Co, IN which gives Jul 1852.
Josephus md Sarah Louisa Zimmerman 6 Jul 1884
in Grant Co. They had eight children, Maud M.
b Apr 1885 and I believe she is the Maud H
who md N. Wilbur Davis in Grant Co 26 Nov 1903
2. Myrtle b Nov 1886 and is probably person
who md Carey Boler 4 Apr 1903 in Grant Co.
3.Mark b. 4 Aug 1888; d Jan 1964 in Michigan
probably Berrien Co but don't have proof of that
yet. He md Elizabeth Cathrine Crow 24 Feb 1917
in St Joseph Co, IN. She d Jan 1986 in Niles,
4. Bertha b May 1891; md Lyle E. Young 5 May
1914 in Niles, Berrien, MI
5. Floy b. Nov 1893; md Ralph R. Gillette
28 Nov 1910 in Niles
6. Sydney C. b Oct 1895. Have nothing further
on her. She is not with her mother in 1910.
7.Edwin Lawrence b. 30 Nov 1897; d. 6 Apr 1948
in Los Angeles. Have nothing further on him but
have sent for a death cert.
8. George b abt 1902.
In 1910 Louisa is living in Niles, Michigan,
with four of her children. Josephus is not
with her. She says she is married and has had 8
children, all living. States she has been
md 25 yrs. So where is Josephus? Mark is
not with her at this time. When he marries
in 1917 he says his father is living in Ft
Wayne. Were they separated? divorced? Or is
this a misstatement by Mark. Also on this
marr lic application Mark states his father
was born in Ft Wayne.
Would like to know more about what become of
this family. Louisa is the only one in the
Grant Co Death Index that I checked. I want
to try to get a death cert and possibly an
Any additions you can make to this will be