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Logan County Pioneers:

Joseph and Sarah (Jennings) (Corkins) Rhoads, Richard and Jessie (Corkins) Sibert
, Logan.
 


In 1850 Lenawee County, Michigan, William Corkins is 30, Sarah 27, Margarett L. 6, William H. 4, and Charles 1.

In 1860 Huntington County, Indiana William Corkins is farming, 41, born in New York, Sarah 38 Canada, Margaret 15 New York, Henry 13 Michigan, Charles 10 Michigan, Emma 5, Indiana, Jesse 3 a son born in Indiana.

In 1870 Huntington County, William Corkins is 51, New York, Sarah 45 Canada, Sabina 21 Ohio (probably Charles' widow), Emma 16 Indiana, and daughter Jessie 13 Indiana.
(A son William H. Corkins, born in Michigan in 1845, died at Vicksburg May 21, 1863, and is buried in Huntington County, # 20978260.)

January 30, 1879, Huntington Indiana "Mr. William Corkins, of Roanoke, mention of whose illness was made in the Democrat last week, died on the same day we noted the fact of his illness. He was buried the day following in the Roanoke cemetery, by the Masonic order, of which he was an honored member. Quite a number of the order from this city attended the funeral and assisted in the exercises of laying to final rest the remains of the departed brother."

In 1880 Wells County, Indiana, Sarah Corkins is 54, with daughter Margaret Sours 36, married to Andrew J. 46
Andrew Sours was administrator of the estate of William Corkins in Huntington Circuit Court, March 1882.

S. R. Corkins - probably Sabina - is living alone in Huntington County in 1880, 30, no occupation.
Parents: [Thomas Wilson]; Mary Christy Wilson (1819 - 1899); Spouses: Charles H Corkins (1849 - 1869); John H Brown (1841 - 1911)

Sarah Corkins married Joseph "Rhodes" in Schuyler County, Missouri January 15, 1881.

In 1880 Wells County, Indiana, Sarah Corkins is 54, with daughter Margaret Sours 36, married to Andrew J. 46.

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In 1850 Pickaway County, Ohio, Jesse Rhoad is 44, Elizabeth 42, farming, with Christopher 18, Martha 16, George 14, Jacob 8, and Mary ten months.

In 1860 Pickaway County, Jesse Rhoads is 55, Elisabeth 52, George 22, and John 19.
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In 1870 Schuyler County, Missouri, Joseph Rhoads is 55 a carpenter born in Ohio, with Ann C. 50 Ohio. Malla Hays is 10, Ohio.

Next household is Jacob Rhoads, 26, carpenter born in Ohio, with Alice 24 Indiana, Mary 22 Ohio, and Martha 24 Ohio.
(Certainly he's Jacob S. Rhoads 1842-1904 buried in Gentry County Missouri # 160231518 "GAR. Co. B. 2nd Reg. Cav. M. S. M. Vol.")
Alice M. Rhoads died February 18, 1941 in Martin County Minnesota.
In January 1888 Joseph Rhoads was the minister for the marriage of John Long and Wille Bell Disx, Jacob S. Rhoads a witness.

In January 1889 the Phillips County Commissioners paid witness fees of $9.60 to Mrs. Joseph Rhoads, and $12.10 to Joseph Rhoades.

Joseph Rhoads cash-claimed a quarter in 30, 7N 50W in 1891. Jacob S. Rhoads had applied for a timber claim in 7N 50W but it wasn't completed.

Sarah Rhoads, widow of Joseph Rhoads, deceased, proved up a quarter in 5, 8N 49W. This land was near the town of Fleming, but his claim in 7N 50W was near Leroy, the cemetery where he was buried. There were no burials in the Fleming cemetery before 1894, and none in New Haven before 1915.



Jos Rhoads, Sgt, Co R, 2nd Mo S. M. Cav, died June 6, 1892, aged 72 years, and is buried in Leroy, Colorado # 91360206.

July 30, 1896 Fort Wayne Indiana
" The death of Mrs. Joseph Rhodes which occurred at her home, at Sterling Colorado last Tuesday will be sincerely mourned by a large circle of friends in this part of the country, where the deceased was known in former years. Death was caused by the infirmities of advancing age. The deceased was formerly Mrs. William Corkins, of Roanoke, Indiana, and was widely known and loved as a woman of true Christian character. She was prominent in charitable work in the Methodist church of which she continued a member until the day of her death. Two years ago her husband Joseph Rhodes, died, leaving to her the care of an extensive cattle ranch, and she conducted the business successfully until a short time ago, when advancing age compelled her to relinquish the burden She was the mother of five? children, two of whom survive her Mrs. Jessie Nord of Denver Colo, and Mrs. Andrew Sours of Van Buren, this state. Mrs. Millie Drake, of Fort Wayne, is a granddaughter "

SARAH'S DAUGHTER MARGARET
Margaret Corkins married Andrew Sours/Sowers in Huntington County August 3, 1861.

In 1870 Wells County, Indiana, Andrew 36 and Margret 27 have Rhoda D. 7, Edith I. 4, and Emma I. 1.
(Edith Inis Sours 1866-1873 is buried in Roanoke. So is William Sours dying January 1866.
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Millie might be the Mildred Sours, age 6 in 1880.

September 1897 Fort Wayne "A suit for divorce was yesterday afternoon in the circuit court by Margaret Sours, who wants a separation from Andrew Sours. The couple were married in 1861, and the complainant charges that for the past two years her husband has failed to provide for her."

Fort Wayne "23 Sep 1897 Margaret Sours sues in the circuit court for divorce from her husband, Andrew Sours. The complaint is desertion."

Fort Wayne October 27, 1898 " Andrew Sours, of Markle, one of the oldest residents of Wells county, was claimed by death yesterday, aged 64 years. The deceased is survived by six children--Lorenzo, Ernest, Eugene and Miss Mildred Sours, of this city; Mrs. James Barton, of Van Buren, and Mrs. Alvin Houser, of Markle."

In 1900 a Mildred Sours living in Fort Wayne with Lorenzo Lorenzo Sours, single, born Nov 1872 in Indiana.
Mildred is divorced, born March 1874 in Indiana.

Allen E. Saurs is married in 1900 Van Buren, Indiana, 28, with four kids.

1908 Fort Wayne marriage licenses "John Masters, 61, night watchman, and Margaret S. Brooks, 63. " One tree said Margaret died in 1911 - perhaps she's the Margaret A. "Unknown" buried in the Roanoke

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SARAH'S DAUGHTER JESSIE

Richard B. "Seibert" married Sarah's daughter Jessie Corkins in Huntington County Indiana, May 4, 1873.

They were in Huntington County in 1880, Baxter 29, Jessie 23, W. Burtis 6, Sarah M. Siberts 4.
Jessie J. Sibert and Richard B. Sibert divorced in Denver in 1890.
Jessie Siebert married Carl E. Nord September 9, 1892, recorded in Logan County.

Jessie Nord and Carl E. Nord divorced in Denver in 1909.

Jessie, in 1900 Denver, in a big rooming house at Colfax and Tremont, is listed as "Seibert", a pantry keeper, widowed, born 1857 in Indiana.

In 1900 Morgan County, Colorado, Richard B. Sibert is married but no spouse, born April 1851 in Ohio, married but no spouse, a farm laborer boarding with thWesley Putnam. Next farm has a laborer Earl R. Sibert Feb 1880 Indiana.
Orchard, Colorado (Morgan County) May 17, 1901 "Mrs. Wilson has sold her fifteen pet lambs to Mrs. Frank Bird. B. Sibert is laid up with a black eye, being hit by a ball during the game."
R.B. Sibert dying Nov 19, 1940 buried in Fort Morgan # 88477585 with no head stone.

In 1920 Greeley, George W. Bird is a helper 52, born in Ohio. Sarah M. is 44, William A. 25. Jessie (Bird in the census) is mother-in-law, 61, widowed.
In 1930 Weld County, Jesse Gasson (June Garson in one index) is a cream tester, widowed, 70, born in Indiana.

October 1931 Greeley "The G. W. Bird home, 318 Thirteenth street, was the scene of a family reunion Sunday in honor of the seventy-third birthday of Mrs. Jessie Gasson. Those present were Mrs. Gasson's son, W. B. Sibert and wife of Goodrich; and daughter, Mrs. G. W. Bird and husband of Greeley; grandchildren, Mrs. William Yost and husband of Loveland, Mrs. Charles Hilton and husband of Fort Collins, Mrs. E. W. Howell and William A. Bird and wife of Denver; great grandchildren, Taylor, Elizabeth and Edward Howell, Mrs. William Stageberg, Victor and Agnes Stageberg of Denver and Lloyd Howell of Lornino, Tex.
A table was set on the lawn, and a chicken dinner prepared by the ladies was served. In remembrance of her birthday each family presented Mrs. Gasson with a silver offering.
Besides relatives present, Mrs. Gasson has a son, R. B. Sibert and wife and children, Pearl, Dick, Earl, Raymond, Edward and Jesse of Deckers; grandchildren, Mrs. Jessie Tucker of Yoder, Wyo., Burton and George Sibert of Beatty, Nev., Earl Sibert of Goodrich, and two great grandchildren, Violet and Delores Tucker of Yoder."

Mrs. Jessie Gasson was awarded an old age pension by Weld County in August 1930.

Jessie Gasson 1858-1936 is buried in Denver Fairmount # 91563026.

William B. Sibert married Annetta J. Price September 17, 1898, recorded in Morgan County, Coloado.

William B. Sibert is in Morgan County in 1900, born March 1874 in Indiana.

In 1940 William and Annetta are in Bonner County, Idaho, living with single son Raymond E. 28.
William Bert Sibert 1874-1965 is buried in Loveland, # 31268195, with Anetta 1876-1963.

Sarah M. "Siebert" married George W. Bird September 14, 1890, recorded in Logan County, Colorado.


In Logan County, Colorado, Richard B. Sibert cash-claimed a quarter in 7N 51W in 1890, and another in 7N 50W in 1890. Richard B. Sibert two quarters in 5N 60W, Morgan County, in 1915.

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