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Family of Henry C VESEY and Mary A BLOOD

Married2072 1869 Jun 82072 at Elkhart Co., IN2072.

Mary A BLOOD b. 1852~2087 at New York1455. d. 1896 Oct 24641 at at home on Middlebury road, Goshen, IN4641. bd. Oak Ridge Cem., Goshen, IN4641.

Henry does not seem to appear in the 1860 or 1870 census records. It may be he is the Henry Vesey of the 11th Regiment of the Indiana Cavalry, serving during the Civil War.

In 1880, Henry, wife Mary and children Florence, Melvin, Ina and Myrtle, resided in Elkhart, IN, where he was a laborer. In 1900, Henry, a day laborer, resided with his son Melvin and Melvin's family. In 1910, Henry, then a retired farmer, had married Fanny and they resided in Goshen Twp, Elkhart Co., IN, with several of Fanny's children by her former marriage. In 1920, he, no occupation listed, and Fannie still resided in Goshen.

Henry C Vesey, a retired farmer, died4633 in 1929 at the age of 80y 10m 26d, of arterio sclerosis.

The marriage record1523 for daughter Florence (to Orville Lutz) lists her mother's name as Mary Blood. The birth record1455 for Fern Vesey lists his mother Mary as born in New York. She may be the daughter of Charles and Maria Blood who, in 1860, Jefferson, Elkhart Co., Indiana, had a daughter Mary, age 11, b NY. In 1870, Charles and Maria lived in Bristol, Elkhart Co., IN. Mary A Vesey died4641 Oct 2, 1896, at her late home on Middlebury road, Goshen, IN. She died of "calculi" at the age of 46.

Child 3. Iva

Ina is likely the "Evanilla" Vesey in an Oct 27, 1897, obituary4640, who died Oct 21, age 21, at the home of her father, Henry Vesey. That obituary mentions that Evanilla was predeceased by her sister Myrtle just one week previously. No further information on "Iva M" Vesey found.

Child 4. Myrtle

Myrtle died4642 Oct 14, 1897, of typhoid fever, at the age of 18.

Child 5. Fern

Fern Vesey died4643 at the age of 3 of diphtheria.

Children of Henry C VESEY and Mary A BLOOD:

1. Florence A VESEY1523 b. 1870 Oct 1592 at Indiana1523. d. 1969 Dec 10596 at Wasco Co., OR596. bd. Odd Fellows Cem., The Dalles, OR840.
md. Orville E LUTZ
2. Melvin H VESEY2087 b. 1873 Apr2088 at Indiana2087.
md. Emma Eva MAST
3. Iva M VESEY2087 b. 1876~4640 at Indiana2087. d. 1897 Oct 214640 at Goshen, IN4640.
4. Myrtle E VESEY2087 b. 1879 Oct~2087 at Indiana4640. d. 1897 Oct 144642 at Middlebury Road, Goshen, IN4642. bd. Oak Ridge Cem., Goshen, IN4642.
5. Fern VESEY1455 b. 1889 Sep 51455 at Goshen, IN1455. d. 1893 Feb 24643 at Goshen, IN4643.


92. Social Security Death Index
596. Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998; 1898-2008 www.ancestry.com
840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
1455. Michigan Births 1867-1902, Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995; familysearch.org
1523. Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, 1822-1995, 1811-1959; familysearch.org
2042. 1850 Fed Census IN, Elkhart Co., Jefferson; www.ancestry.com
2072. Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959; Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Indiana Select Marriages Index 1748-1993; 1,2) familysearch.org, 3,4) ancestry.com
2087. 1880 Fed Census IN, Elkhart Co., Elkhart; www.ancestry.com
2088. 1900 Fed Census IN, Elkhart Co., Elkhart; www.ancestry.com
2090. 1910 Fed Census IN, Elkhart Co., Elkhart Twp (Goshen City); www.ancestry.com
2091. 1920 Fed Census IN, Elkhart Co., Elkhart Twp (Goshen); www.ancestry.com
4633. Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011; www.ancestry.com
4640. Obit - Vesey, Evanilla, Goshen (IN) Democrat, Oct 22, 1897; newspaperarchive.com
4641. Obit - Vesey, Mary A, Goshen (IN) Democrat, Oct 7, 1896; newspaperarchive.com
4642. Obit - Vesey, Myrtle, Goshen (IN) Democrat, Oct 14, 1897; newspaperarchive.com
4643. Obit - Vesey, daughter of Henry Vesey, Nappanee (IN) News, Feb 8, 1893; newspaperarchive.com