Descendants of Thomas Ballard


930. Rufus Mann

1900 Census for Henry County, Jefferson township lists Rufus Mann, b. May 1862 VA. Wife, Emma A., May 1859 Indiana. Father William Mann living with them b. March 1828.

939. Mahala Susan Dunbar

Mahala was six years old when her father enlisted in Confederacy, June of 1861. She was nine when the family came to Indiana in October of 1863.
Mahala died of T.B. eight months after her father John W. Dunbar died of T.B.

Allen Crandall Spell

1900 Census for Henry County, Allen C. Spell, 31, occ; well digger, wife Mahala, keeping house, age 25, children, Bessie A., 4, Jessie V., 2.

940. Charles William Dunbar

Obituary Courier Times, New Castle, IN 4/18/1884 pg 5, col. 2;
Dr. Charles W. Dunbar, late of Marion, died at the residence of his father, John W. Dunbar, Mt. Summit, last friday evening of consumption. Funeral services were held at the Christian Church, Mt. Summit, on Sunday. Dr. Dunbar was a young man of brilliant attainments and had life and health spared to him he was destined to win a high position in his chosen profession.

945. Arminta Lee "Mint" Dunbar

Mrs. Mary Alberta Burgess, age 46, wife of John K. Burgess, died this morning at 6:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. D.W. Burgess, on north Eleventh Street, following an illness extending over five years. Although in failing health, Mrs. Burgess' condition did not become critical until last Thursday night. Since then her condition had declined rapidly. Mrs. Burgess was born in Mt. Summit and was a lifelong resident of Henry County. She was the daughter of John W. Dunbar and Sarah Elizabeth Dunbar. She was reared and received the major part of her education in the Mt. Summit neighborhood. She was united in marriage to John K. Burgess of New Castle on March 14, 1895, and to their union three children were have been born, they are two daughters, Bernice and Edna, and one son, John D., all of whom reside at home. Besides the immediate family, Mrs. Burgess is also survived by two sisters and a number of more distant relatives, all living in Henry county. The sisters are Mrs. Caldwell and Mrs. Frank Houchkirch both of New Castle. The funeral will be held at the home Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock with Rev. Baker in charge. Interment will take place at Southmound cemetary. Friends wishing to view the remains may call at the home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday or from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday.
There are two dates - either August 8 or August 14, 1916, I think that she died of T.B., first ill 1911.