Hannah Jane Greathouse

Female Abt 1833 - 1900  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Hannah Jane Greathouse 
    Born Abt 1833 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880  Liberty Twp, Adair Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 May 1900 
    Notes 
    • Extensive Notes on her father. This info and more on the Greathouse line at:
      http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3302364&id=I371

      Given Name: John W.
      Surname: Greathouse
      Suffix: Sr. 1
      Sex: M
      Birth: 14 Oct 1813 in , Washington, PA
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2 3
      Death: 6 Jul 1880 in Macon, Macon, MO of disease of lungs 4
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2 5
      Burial: Bevier, Macon, MO
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2
      Note:
      Source: Carol Greathouse and Donna Lester
      John had no children by his second wife. John had eight children by his third wife, but by 1900, only 6 were alive. Two of the children died in a house fire near Mt. Olive Church, after their father passed away.

      Apparently, John, lived in WV until about 1848-49. His daughter, Margaret, has been listed as being born in WV and KY.

      Speculation: If John and family were in KY in 1849-50 then he could have immigrated northwest with William Greathouse, who removed from KY in 1849-50 to Ralls Co., Mo.
      John was living in Farmington Twp. of Van Buren Co., Iowa in 1850, just across the Des Moines rivers from St. Francisville, Clark Co., Mo., where the rest of John's family was residing at that time. By 1855 he had moved into Mo., near Merceyvill, in Macon Co., where the twins, Melissa and Thomas were born. The first records in Macon Co., are in August of 1857 when John bought land from Samuel and Mary E. Nixon near Gifford, Mo. When John entered the Civil War, his minor children went to live in the home of Abel and Hannah Scofield. They remained in that home until 1867 when Abel, assuming that John Greathouse was dead, petitioned the Adair Co., Mo. court to sell the property of John W. Greathouse to support his children. John reappeared at this time. He had been living in the area with the family of Christopher Shuttland and had married Elizabeth Nelson during this time. It is believed that John died in a house on his son's, John, Jr., property near Mt. Olive Church SW of the town of Macon, in Bevier Twp. of Macon Co., Mo. It should be noted that the children, are listed as being born WV, though it had been a part of VA at that time, the records are currently located in WV.
      Lulu was born after the date of death we have established for John W. and apparently was not the biological child of John Greathouse.
      Census: 1820 , Ohio, VA (Later , Marshall, WV)
      Note: Listed with Harmon Greathouse [male under 10]. 6
      Census: 1830 , Ohio, VA (Later , Marshall, WV)
      Note: Possibly listed with Harmon Greathouse [male 20 under 30]. 7
      Event: sold Land 12 Mar 1836 , Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note: «b»John Greathouse and wife Elizabeth«/b» and Lawrence Logsdon and wife Elizabeth sold 53 acres to William Pearson for $60.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 8
      Event: Loan 29 Oct 1839 , Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note: «b»John Greathouse«/b» 1st party, «b»Harmon Greathouse Sr«/b». 2nd party, and James Burley 3rd party.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 9
      Census: 1840 , Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note:

      «b»John Greathouse«/b»
      1 male 20-30 years [John]
      2 females under 5 years [Hannah, Mary Ann]
      1 female 5 under 10 years [Lucinda]
      1 female 20 under 30 years [Elizabeth]
      10
      Census: 1850 Farmington, Van Buren, IA
      Note:

      «b»John W. Greathouse«/b», age 34, m, farmer, b. PA
      Elizabeth, age 34, f, b. PA
      Hannah, age 14, f, b. VA
      Mary, age 12, f, b. VA
      Sarah, age 10, f, b. VA
      Henry, age 5, m, b. VA
      James, age 4, m, b. VA
      Elizabeth (Margaret ?), age 1, f, b. VA
      11
      Event: sold Land 17 Nov 1853 Roberts Ridge, Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note: «b»Mary Ann Greathouse«/b» , widow, and «b»heirs«/b» sold 66 acres on Roberts Ridge to William Goodrich for $1020.00. Heirs listed: «b»John Greathouse, James Greathouse, Henry Greathouse, Harmon Greathouse, Sarah (Rine) Greathouse«/b», and «b»Mary Ann Lydec«/b».
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 12
      Event: Memorandum 17 Nov 1853 , Clark, MO
      Note: Memorandum between «b»Mary Ann Greathouse«/b», widower of«b» Harmon Greathouse,«/b» deceased, and heirs: «b»John Greathouse, James Greathouse, Harman Greathouse, Mary Ann Lydick, Henry Greathouse, infant heirs of Thomas Greathouse deceased, and the infant heirs of Sarah Lydick (formerly Sarah Greathouse) deceased.«/b»
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 13
      Event: sold Land 19 Apr 1856 , Clark, MO
      Note: «b»John Greathouse«/b» and wife «b»Elizabeth«/b» sold his share of family land in Marshall Co., Va to (brother) «b»Henry E. Greathouse«/b».
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 14
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 15
      Event: Bought Aug 1857 Gifford, Macon, MO
      Note: John W. Greathouse bought land from Samuel and Mary E. Nixon near Gifford, MO.
      Event: sold Land 19 Mar 1858 , Macon, MO
      Note: «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» sold land to Abel Scofield (son-in-law) for $150. 16
      Census: 1860 Walnut Creek Twp, Macon, MO
      Note:

      Christopher Shuttland, age 33, m, farmer, 600, 210, b. Holland
      Margant, age 28, f, b. Holland
      Henry ", age 4, m, b. IA
      Anna " , age 2/12, f, b. MO
      «b»Jno Greathouse«/b», age 45, m, b. VA
      Note: Wife Elizabeth is dead, John's children are living next door with daughter Hannah J. and son-in-law Abel Scofield.
      17
      Event: sold Land 9 Jul 1860 , Macon, MO
      Note: «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» of Macon Co., MO sold land to «b»H.E. Greathouse«/b» (brother Henry E.) of Barbour Co., VA for $195. Mortgage paid 7 Mar 1864.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 18
      Event: sold Land 2 Apr 1861 , Macon, MO
      Note: «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» sold 100 acres of land to «b»B. W. Schoonover«/b»(John's brother Henry's brother-in-law) for $500.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 19
      Event: Enlisted Civil War - Union Military 5 Aug 1861 Drakes, Jefferson, MO
      Note:

      «b»Enlisted«/b»: for 3 years as a private in Company B, 22nd Regiment Missouri Infantry
      «b»Transferred«/b»: 1 Jan 1862 to Company I, 7th Regiment Missouri Cavalry Volunteers.
      «b»Discharged«/b»: 25 Jun 1863, by reason of injury to left thigh from being thrown from horse, while on duty 13 Feb 1862, in Macon Co., MO, and for being over age.
      «b»Reenlisted«/b»: 19 Jan 1864 as a private recruit at Hannibal, MO for 3 years, in Company I, 7th Reg Missouri Volunteer Cavalry. Papers state he was age 44, farmer, born in Washington Co., PA. blue eyes, brown hair, florid complexion, height 5'8".
      «b»Second Discharge«/b»: 31 Aug 1864 for disability and age, papers state that he was 53 years of age. Discharged at Pine Bluffs, AK.
      («b»Note«/b»: He enlisted at the same time as son Henry C. Greathouse)
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2 20 4
      Event: to be released from mortgage Land 2 Mar 1864 , Adair, MO
      Note: «b»Henry E. Greathouse«/b» named Samuel Penrod his attorney, and authorized him to act in his stead to sign a release a mortgage given by «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» (brother) to «b»Henry E. Greathouse for $200«/b».
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 21
      Event: Bought 19 Apr 1865 , Lee, IA
      Note: «b»John Greathouse«/b» and wife Elizabeth sold to Samuel Penrod of Macon Co., MO 115 acres for $500. 22
      Event: Court 1867 , Adair, MO
      Note: John W. Greathouse Sr. sent his children to live with daughter Hannah (Greathouse) Scofield when he went off to join the civil war. The family thought he was dead. Hannah's husband Able Scofield petitions the court to sell John's land to care for the children. John appears at the second hearing and reclaimed his children and his land. He had been married to Elizabeth Nelson for 5 years at that time. 23
      Census: 1870 Jackson, St. Clair, MO
      Note:

      «b»John Greathouse«/b», age 56, m, w, farmer, 100, b. MO
      Elizabeth, age 27, f, w, keeping house, b. MO
      John, age 16, m, w, b. MO
      Maelissa, age 18, f, w, at home, b. MO
      Dora, age 1, f, w, b. MO
      Mary, age 2, f, w, b. MO
      24
      Event: bought Land 10 Jan 1880 , Macon, MO
      Note: Elizabeth bought from John Donnally and wife. 25
      Event: bought Land 28 Jan 1880 , Macon, MO
      Note: Elizabeth bought from John W. Roberts. 26
      Census: 1880 Bevier, Macon, MO
      Note:

      «b»John Greathouse«/b»,w, m, age 69, laborer, b. PA, f. PA, m. PA
      Elizabeth, w, f, age 35, wife, keeping house, b. MO, f. TN, m. TN
      A. Eliza, w, f, age 12, dau, going to school, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      F. Mattie, w, f, age 10, dau, going to school, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Bell Rosa, w, f, age 5, dau, at home, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Joshua, w, f, age 3, son, at home, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Jane Emma, w, f, age 2/12, Mar, dau, at home, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Nelson, Rachael, w, f, age 25, boarder, visiting, b. MO, f. TN, m. PA (Rachael is Elizabeth's sister) (Note: This census taker put middle initials and middle names before the first name.)
    • Extensive Notes on her father. This info and more on the Greathouse line at:
      http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3302364&id=I371

      Given Name: John W.
      Surname: Greathouse
      Suffix: Sr. 1
      Sex: M
      Birth: 14 Oct 1813 in , Washington, PA
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2 3
      Death: 6 Jul 1880 in Macon, Macon, MO of disease of lungs 4
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2 5
      Burial: Bevier, Macon, MO
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2
      Note:
      Source: Carol Greathouse and Donna Lester
      John had no children by his second wife. John had eight children by his third wife, but by 1900, only 6 were alive. Two of the children died in a house fire near Mt. Olive Church, after their father passed away.

      Apparently, John, lived in WV until about 1848-49. His daughter, Margaret, has been listed as being born in WV and KY.

      Speculation: If John and family were in KY in 1849-50 then he could have immigrated northwest with William Greathouse, who removed from KY in 1849-50 to Ralls Co., Mo.
      John was living in Farmington Twp. of Van Buren Co., Iowa in 1850, just across the Des Moines rivers from St. Francisville, Clark Co., Mo., where the rest of John's family was residing at that time. By 1855 he had moved into Mo., near Merceyvill, in Macon Co., where the twins, Melissa and Thomas were born. The first records in Macon Co., are in August of 1857 when John bought land from Samuel and Mary E. Nixon near Gifford, Mo. When John entered the Civil War, his minor children went to live in the home of Abel and Hannah Scofield. They remained in that home until 1867 when Abel, assuming that John Greathouse was dead, petitioned the Adair Co., Mo. court to sell the property of John W. Greathouse to support his children. John reappeared at this time. He had been living in the area with the family of Christopher Shuttland and had married Elizabeth Nelson during this time. It is believed that John died in a house on his son's, John, Jr., property near Mt. Olive Church SW of the town of Macon, in Bevier Twp. of Macon Co., Mo. It should be noted that the children, are listed as being born WV, though it had been a part of VA at that time, the records are currently located in WV.
      Lulu was born after the date of death we have established for John W. and apparently was not the biological child of John Greathouse.
      Census: 1820 , Ohio, VA (Later , Marshall, WV)
      Note: Listed with Harmon Greathouse [male under 10]. 6
      Census: 1830 , Ohio, VA (Later , Marshall, WV)
      Note: Possibly listed with Harmon Greathouse [male 20 under 30]. 7
      Event: sold Land 12 Mar 1836 , Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note: «b»John Greathouse and wife Elizabeth«/b» and Lawrence Logsdon and wife Elizabeth sold 53 acres to William Pearson for $60.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 8
      Event: Loan 29 Oct 1839 , Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note: «b»John Greathouse«/b» 1st party, «b»Harmon Greathouse Sr«/b». 2nd party, and James Burley 3rd party.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 9
      Census: 1840 , Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note:

      «b»John Greathouse«/b»
      1 male 20-30 years [John]
      2 females under 5 years [Hannah, Mary Ann]
      1 female 5 under 10 years [Lucinda]
      1 female 20 under 30 years [Elizabeth]
      10
      Census: 1850 Farmington, Van Buren, IA
      Note:

      «b»John W. Greathouse«/b», age 34, m, farmer, b. PA
      Elizabeth, age 34, f, b. PA
      Hannah, age 14, f, b. VA
      Mary, age 12, f, b. VA
      Sarah, age 10, f, b. VA
      Henry, age 5, m, b. VA
      James, age 4, m, b. VA
      Elizabeth (Margaret ?), age 1, f, b. VA
      11
      Event: sold Land 17 Nov 1853 Roberts Ridge, Marshall, VA (Later WV)
      Note: «b»Mary Ann Greathouse«/b» , widow, and «b»heirs«/b» sold 66 acres on Roberts Ridge to William Goodrich for $1020.00. Heirs listed: «b»John Greathouse, James Greathouse, Henry Greathouse, Harmon Greathouse, Sarah (Rine) Greathouse«/b», and «b»Mary Ann Lydec«/b».
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 12
      Event: Memorandum 17 Nov 1853 , Clark, MO
      Note: Memorandum between «b»Mary Ann Greathouse«/b», widower of«b» Harmon Greathouse,«/b» deceased, and heirs: «b»John Greathouse, James Greathouse, Harman Greathouse, Mary Ann Lydick, Henry Greathouse, infant heirs of Thomas Greathouse deceased, and the infant heirs of Sarah Lydick (formerly Sarah Greathouse) deceased.«/b»
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 13
      Event: sold Land 19 Apr 1856 , Clark, MO
      Note: «b»John Greathouse«/b» and wife «b»Elizabeth«/b» sold his share of family land in Marshall Co., Va to (brother) «b»Henry E. Greathouse«/b».
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 14
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 15
      Event: Bought Aug 1857 Gifford, Macon, MO
      Note: John W. Greathouse bought land from Samuel and Mary E. Nixon near Gifford, MO.
      Event: sold Land 19 Mar 1858 , Macon, MO
      Note: «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» sold land to Abel Scofield (son-in-law) for $150. 16
      Census: 1860 Walnut Creek Twp, Macon, MO
      Note:

      Christopher Shuttland, age 33, m, farmer, 600, 210, b. Holland
      Margant, age 28, f, b. Holland
      Henry ", age 4, m, b. IA
      Anna " , age 2/12, f, b. MO
      «b»Jno Greathouse«/b», age 45, m, b. VA
      Note: Wife Elizabeth is dead, John's children are living next door with daughter Hannah J. and son-in-law Abel Scofield.
      17
      Event: sold Land 9 Jul 1860 , Macon, MO
      Note: «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» of Macon Co., MO sold land to «b»H.E. Greathouse«/b» (brother Henry E.) of Barbour Co., VA for $195. Mortgage paid 7 Mar 1864.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 18
      Event: sold Land 2 Apr 1861 , Macon, MO
      Note: «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» sold 100 acres of land to «b»B. W. Schoonover«/b»(John's brother Henry's brother-in-law) for $500.
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 19
      Event: Enlisted Civil War - Union Military 5 Aug 1861 Drakes, Jefferson, MO
      Note:

      «b»Enlisted«/b»: for 3 years as a private in Company B, 22nd Regiment Missouri Infantry
      «b»Transferred«/b»: 1 Jan 1862 to Company I, 7th Regiment Missouri Cavalry Volunteers.
      «b»Discharged«/b»: 25 Jun 1863, by reason of injury to left thigh from being thrown from horse, while on duty 13 Feb 1862, in Macon Co., MO, and for being over age.
      «b»Reenlisted«/b»: 19 Jan 1864 as a private recruit at Hannibal, MO for 3 years, in Company I, 7th Reg Missouri Volunteer Cavalry. Papers state he was age 44, farmer, born in Washington Co., PA. blue eyes, brown hair, florid complexion, height 5'8".
      «b»Second Discharge«/b»: 31 Aug 1864 for disability and age, papers state that he was 53 years of age. Discharged at Pine Bluffs, AK.
      («b»Note«/b»: He enlisted at the same time as son Henry C. Greathouse)
      Reference Number: Donna Lester 2 20 4
      Event: to be released from mortgage Land 2 Mar 1864 , Adair, MO
      Note: «b»Henry E. Greathouse«/b» named Samuel Penrod his attorney, and authorized him to act in his stead to sign a release a mortgage given by «b»John W. Greathouse«/b» (brother) to «b»Henry E. Greathouse for $200«/b».
      Reference Number: Carol Greathouse 21
      Event: Bought 19 Apr 1865 , Lee, IA
      Note: «b»John Greathouse«/b» and wife Elizabeth sold to Samuel Penrod of Macon Co., MO 115 acres for $500. 22
      Event: Court 1867 , Adair, MO
      Note: John W. Greathouse Sr. sent his children to live with daughter Hannah (Greathouse) Scofield when he went off to join the civil war. The family thought he was dead. Hannah's husband Able Scofield petitions the court to sell John's land to care for the children. John appears at the second hearing and reclaimed his children and his land. He had been married to Elizabeth Nelson for 5 years at that time. 23
      Census: 1870 Jackson, St. Clair, MO
      Note:

      «b»John Greathouse«/b», age 56, m, w, farmer, 100, b. MO
      Elizabeth, age 27, f, w, keeping house, b. MO
      John, age 16, m, w, b. MO
      Maelissa, age 18, f, w, at home, b. MO
      Dora, age 1, f, w, b. MO
      Mary, age 2, f, w, b. MO
      24
      Event: bought Land 10 Jan 1880 , Macon, MO
      Note: Elizabeth bought from John Donnally and wife. 25
      Event: bought Land 28 Jan 1880 , Macon, MO
      Note: Elizabeth bought from John W. Roberts. 26
      Census: 1880 Bevier, Macon, MO
      Note:

      «b»John Greathouse«/b»,w, m, age 69, laborer, b. PA, f. PA, m. PA
      Elizabeth, w, f, age 35, wife, keeping house, b. MO, f. TN, m. TN
      A. Eliza, w, f, age 12, dau, going to school, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      F. Mattie, w, f, age 10, dau, going to school, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Bell Rosa, w, f, age 5, dau, at home, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Joshua, w, f, age 3, son, at home, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Jane Emma, w, f, age 2/12, Mar, dau, at home, b. MO, f. PA, m. MO
      Nelson, Rachael, w, f, age 25, boarder, visiting, b. MO, f. TN, m. PA (Rachael is Elizabeth's sister) (Note: This census taker put middle initials and middle names before the first name.)
    Person ID I20714  Roots
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2011 

    Family Abel Scofield,   b. 26 Apr 1833, Lee Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1912, Liberty Twp, Adair Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1852  Clark Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John M Scofield,   b. 10 Mar 1853, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Adair Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Jesse M Scofield,   b. 17 Oct 1855,   d. Bef 1857  (Age 1 years)
     3. Francis E Scofield,   b. 26 Jun 1857,   d. 12 May 1863  (Age 5 years)
     4. James M Scofield,   b. 04 Mar 1858, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1894  (Age 36 years)
     5. Henry A Scofield,   b. 28 Feb 1861, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age 19 years)
    +6. Thomas Frank Scofield,   b. 28 Feb 1861, Macon Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900  (Age 39 years)
     7. Sarah E Scofield,   b. 09 Nov 1863,   d. Bef 1865  (Age 1 years)
     8. Emma Scofield,   b. 29 Mar 1866, Adair Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1896, Adair Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     9. Mary Scofield,   b. 14 Jun 1868, Adair, Adair Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Adair Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     10. Adelbert Scofield,   b. 14 Jun 1868,   d. Bef 1869  (Age 0 years)
     11. Oliver W Scofield,   b. 16 Feb 1873,   d. 10 Mar 1874  (Age 1 years)
     12. Louisa D Scofield,   b. 18 May 1876,   d. 10 Jun 1903  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F7635  Group Sheet

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