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REV. ERASTUS HARVEY 

AND 

HIS DESCENDANTS 



Being An Outline Of 

THE HARVEY FAMILY 

To And Including Most Of The 

Great=Qreat=Grandchildren 



FROM DATA COLLECTED BY LANSON B. 

AND EDWARD P. HARVEY, AND 

EDITED BY THE LATLER. 



JANUARY 1912 



Published By 
HOWARD H. HARVEY, 

East Liberty, Ohio 



Say not because he did no wonderous deed, 

Amassed no worldly gain. 
Wrote no great book, revealed no hidden truth, 

Perchance he lived in vain. 

For there was grief within a thousand hearts 

The hour he ceased to live; 

He held the love of women and of men — 

Life has no more to give. 

—Charlotte Becker. 



Family Record. 



First Generation — 

HARVEY, from Scotland- 
Page 2. 

Second Generation — 

WILLIAM HARVEY, 

A Revolutionary Soldier — 
Page 2. 
Third Generation — 

REV. ERASTUS HARVEY,- piffh Generation- 

Page 7. William Austin Harvey. 

David Erastus Harvey. 
*Naney Clarinda Cooper. 
Fourth Generation— flsaac Albee Harvey. 

DK. WILLIAM A. HARVEY SarleJ AIonrH^arvey. 

Page 10. James Henry Harvey. 

Emily Elizabeth Fish. 
fAlvanus Kimball Harvey. 
Lucina Jane Miller 

*Oscar Harvey. 
Mary M. Thompson. 

ALONZO A. HARVEY fDavid Harvey, 

p . , *Thomas M. Harvey, 

^^"^ ^*- William Nation Harvey. 

Ivan Harle Harvey. 

JOHN HARVEY, (Infant)— 
Page 15. 

*Charles M. Darling. 

BETSEY JANE DARLING Elizabeth Lanam-Reynolds. 

Page 16. John D. Darling. 

fWilliam E. Harvey. 
•fCharles A. Harvey. 

Mary Ellen Banning. 

Ruth Jane Moore. 

JOHN BETTIS HARVEY +David A. Harvey. 

Page 17. tMilo Alton Haryey. 

Dennis C. Harvey. 
*Hannah Elizabeth White. 

Alma V. Bush. 
fMyrtle V. Harvey. 

Albert Shirley Harvey. 

Alonzo H. Ballinger. 
Eliza Jane Henning. 
Caleb Erastus Ballinger. 
Rebecca E. Webb-Lane. 

MARY ANN BALLINGER Hannah BechteL 

Page 20. Alice L. Bates. 

William B. Ballinger. 
fRachel Salome Ballinger. 
Amos W. Ballinger. 
George Marley Ballinger. 



Ann Marie Ferry. 
Sarah Emiline Nafe. 
John Dudley Harvey. 
REV. ISAAC ALBEE HARVEY.... Marion Atwood Harvey. 
Page 24. tFanny Jane Harvey. 

^ Juhus Cone Harvey. 

Dennis Merrit Harvey. 
Frank David Harvey. 

John Pearl Harvey. 
Lanson Bettis Harvey. 
*Harry Clay Harvey. 
Charles Elmer Harvey. 

AMOS P. HARVEY *Willi8 Tuttle Harvey. 

*Dennis Morton Harvey. 
'^^S^ 26. fEmma Harvey. 

Edward Parker Harvey. 
Howard Hudson Harvey. 
Mary Ethel Williams. 

DANIEL Y. HARVEY John Collier Harvej. 

Pag^e 28. Velma V. Bradley-Point. 

Cynthia L. Lease. 
Mary M. Fullerton. 

REV. DAVID M. HARVEY Ransom D. Harvey. 

Minerva A. Dhesley. 
Page 29. William E. Harvey. 

Cornelia A. Strickler. 

Clarissa A. Farnham. 

*Aaron Adam Harvey. 

REV. EDWIN E. HARVEY fAmos Roscoe Harvey. 

Page 31. +S^^r^°"^i^- ^^'■^%- 

^ Zadie P. Farnham-Fox. 

Hiram H. Harvey. 

Arcy L. McSparren-Nichols. 
Richard X. Polley. 
CYNTHIA L. POLLEY-SWALLEY Charles Cooley Polley. 
Page 32. Willie Erastus Polley. 

Guy Elmer Polley. 

DENNIS RUFUS HARVEY. *Died after Marriage. 

Page 33. fDied in Infancy or Early Life. 



INTRODUCTION 



The following is an outline of a branch of the Harvey family of Amer- 
ica. It is lierhaps not wholly complete; but it is, we think, sufliciently so to 
enable one to form some idea of the life and descendants of that pioneer 
preacher and patriot, Erastus Harvey. From the New York Independent the 
following is taken: "We have never been able to get over the conviction that 
there is truth in the saying that 'blood will tell.' We have a suspicion that, 
if the facts were all told, it would appear that an astonishingly large propor- 
tion of our most unpretentious Americans of real calibre, men and women 
that have done big things in business, in politics and in the professions, in 
science, in scholarship and in art, could show pedigrees well worthy of seri- 
ous examination; not necessarily descendants from kings and nobles, but 
descendants from families in which intelligence, courage, persistence and 
resourcefulness have characterized an extraordinarily large proportion of the 
kindred. Where pedigrees of this kind can be established, it is, we believe, 
well worth while to devote a reasonable amount of time and money to the 
necessary genealogical research. Pride of family and of ancestry, so far 
from being a bad thing, or a thing to be held lightly, might be cultivated in 
our modern civilization with happy results. We have come to regard with 
too much indifference those achievements in life that can't be bought with 
money or raced after in a car. A little more regard for things that make for 
dignity, serenity, peace of mind, considerateness, and that gracious kindli- 
ness which once was associated with the words 'gentleman' and 'gentle- 
woman,' would be a good thing for the American people. These things have 
always been associated, and probably will continue to be associated, with 
family pride. 'Noblesse oblige' is a phraee that applies to intellectual and 
moral rank quite as truly as it ever belonged to the rank ruthlessly created 
by the sword and established as legalized privilege." 

Thus the descendants of Erastus Harvey may not possess in their veins 
the blood of kings and nobles, but in him they have common ancestry of in- 
telligence, courage, persistence and resourcefulness. He lived a life that 
combined a love of duty with the love of righteousness. The silver hairs of 
a long life spent in usefulness were his crown. The desire to pursuade oth- 
ers to live noble lives was his scepter. The field of his endeavor was his 
throne. To his children and his children's children he left these traits as a 
heritage forever, which, let us hope, are characteristic of bis descendants: 
l-VDUSTRY, FRUGAIJTY dnd STRICT HONESTY. 



HARVEY GENEALOGY 



THE HARVEY FAMILY, IN GENERAL. 
The first llarveys to reach America came previous to the year IGlO, and 
landed at Boston, Mass. Thomas and William, brothers, were here before 
that date, and have descendants living in various parts of tlie country, both 
East and West. These are known as the Massachusetts branch. There are 
numerous Harvey families in Pennsylvania. The New Jersey Harveys have 
descended from one Robert Harvey, who came from Suffolkshire, England, 
about the year 1740. There are Harveys that settled in New Hampshire; 
and Harveys in Virginia. These latter arc connected with the Marshall fam- 
ily. Thus the Harvey family is almost as numerous as the Smith or Brown 
or Jones family. 

OUR ANCESTRY. 
But all these bear no relationship to our branch, they being of English 
origin. Our branch of the Harvey family came from Scotland. That is the 
tradition handed down from one generation to another. The strong Scotch 
character is seen in the most of them to this day. Staunch for the right as 
they see the right, they do very little changing from one opinion, or doctrine, 
or party, to another. They go far towards proving the old adage: "The way 
to change a Scotchman's mind is to kill him." 

The first of our family to reach the shores of America came about the 
time of the French and Indian War. He is known to have been a sailor. But 
his first name and other events of his life are unknown to this generation. 
Of his family Ave know of but one: William Harvey, born 1754 in East Had- 
dam, Connecticut. He was a soldier of the Revolutionary War. A study of 
the Historical Collections of the Connecticut Military Records, Vol. XII., dis- 
closes the names of many Harveys that entered the Revolutionary War 
from East Haddam. Among them are William, Nathan, John, Amos, Ezra, 
Ithamer, and Asahel. Just what relationship they bear, if any, is not known 
to the writer; but the similarity of the names with some of the names of 
his children leads one to believe they may have been of his kinfolk. The 
best known biography of William Harvey is his obituary, published in the 
Haverhill, Grafton County (New Hampshire) Intelligencer, bearing the date 
of Wednesday, October 4, 1826. An original copy of this paper is now in the 
possession of Mrs. Ann Ferry, Leeds, Iowa. 
"For the Intelligencer. 

"Mr. Editor: I send you the following which I wish you to insert in your 
paper: Died at Lyndon, Vermont, on the 20th of August, 1826, Mr. William 
Harvey, a soldier of the Revolutionary War, aged 72 years. Mr. Harvey was 
born in the year 1754, in East Haddam, Connecticut, and was uniformly 
throughout his life, a zealous advocate of republican principles; and has 
passed through the most perilous scenes and hardships, both by sea and by 



HAllVEY GENEALOGY 3 



land, in the service of his country and his family. He engaged in the sea 
faring business in the fifteenth year of his age, and continued in that em- 
ploy ment until the commencement of the Revolutionary War, when he en- 
listed in the service of his country on land and first went to Boston, and 
there stayed till the British left town; and then, after returning home to hisi 
family in East Haddam, immediately enlisted on board a tow-galley, undtx 
the command of Captain Tinker, for a term of six months, and Avas sent up 
the North Pdver to oppose the enemy, and in which place he was called to 
action. But when the time of his enlistment was out, he returned home to 
his family, and entered on board a merchant ship fitted out by the State for 
St. Martins, West Indies, in quest of salt; but on his way home was overtak- 
en and captured by a British ship of war and carried into Providence, Rhode 
Island, where, after suffering the loss of property and health, in consequence 
of ill-treatment, he was exchanged and set at liberty. In May, 1777, he en- 
listed in the land service in the Continental Army for the term of three years, 
in Captain Cattin's company, and General Huntington's brigade, where he 
discharged his duty with faithfulness and to the acceptness of his officers. 
During the tim.e of his service he was in the Germantown battle, Pennsyl- 
vania, also in Monmouth, New Jersey, besides others of minor consequence; 
and in the year 1780, was honorably discharged. He then returned home, 
and entered on board a sloop for a trading voyage to the West Indies, and 
on his return was again taken prisoner and carried into the Isle of Bermuda, 
where he stayed eight months, and suffered very severely from the enemy, 
and was robbed of all he had on board, and -even som^e of the clothes from 
his back. He remained a prisoner until peace took place, after which he was 
carried to North Carolina, and from there home to Connecticut. After this 
he followed the sea for a while, and suffered the loss of property and under- 
went many hardships. In 1792 he quit the sea and removed to Chesterfield, 
New Hampshire, and in 1793 he moved to Lyndon, Vermont, where he died. 
It may be observed that in the year 1796, he professed a hope in Christ, and 
attached himself to a Methodist church, of which he was a constant member 
until he died; but the place being new where he moved when he left Chester- 
field, he labored very hard to support his family, which was large and was 
rendered still harder for him on account of his always being accustomed In 
the sea, and to add to his affliction, he was troubled with a bad breech, which 
he received in the war by lifting. By enlarging, it grew more troublesome, 
until combined with other infirmities which for years he had been troubled 
with, terminated his existence on the 20th of August last. It may be said of 
Mr. Harvey that he was a kind husband and an affectionate father, an honest 
man, a good neighbor, a real Christian, a zealous patriot, and a friend of lib- 
erty. He lived respected by his friends, and manifested great fortitude of 
mind in his last illness; and rejoiced in hope of a glorious crown of life ^vhich 



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avviiitccl him; aiul wiih Uie greatest composure bid his friends and compan- 
ion adieu, and launched into the Eternal World. He left behind his aged 
companion in life, and children to mourn his loss." 

William Ilarvc.v married Jane Bccbe, born October 15, 1757, of English 
parentage. At the time of his death he and his wife were making their home 
A\ith their daughter, Jane Prescott. Afterward, the widow lived with her son, 
Erastus Harvey, and died at Woodstock, Ohio, July 21. 1S40. The children of 
William and Jane (Beebe) Harvey were: 

William, born February 9, 1777. 

John, born January 22, 1780. 

Daniel, born January 6, 17S2. 

Nathan, born March 4, 1784. 

Lucrctia, born January 29, 1787. 

Erastus, born March 8, 1789. 

Simon and Dotia, (twins), born April 2, 1791. Uotia died April 16, lSi2. 

Simon, the 2d, born October 16, 1793. Died June 27, 1795. 

Rufus and Robert, (twins), born April 25, 1795. Robert died June 2cl, 179'3. 

Jane, born May 7, 1797. 

Robert, the 2d, born April 10, 1800. Died April 25, 1800. 

OUTLINE OF THESE ABOVE, EXCEPTING ERASTUS, 

The three oldest, William, John and Daniel, disappeared in a mysterious 
manner. Not far from the year 1800, they ran off to sea. They never re- 
turned. As nothing was ever heard of or from them, it is suppo.sed that 
they were lost at sea. There was quite a strong attachment existing between 
parents and children in this family, which must have been shared by these 
three, so that if any of them could have reached home or sent word to sor- 
rov>ing parents, he would have done so. Ever afterwards the mother in tell- 
ing of her lost sons would walk the floor and cry. 

Nathan B. married and moved to western New York State. From time to 
time letters passed between him and the family at Woodstock, Ohio, but 
when these ceased all trace of that family was lost. He was a laAvyer and 
preacher, and interested in farming, and is credited with being a brainy man. 
Of his family the writer only knows that he had a son, Oscar. 

Lucrctia married Daniel Stoddard at Lyndon, Vermont. They came to 
AVoodstock, Ohio, in the Fail of 1836. Daniel was horn August 23, 1768, and 
died April 2, 1859. Lucretia died August . ., 1852. They are buried in the old 
cemetery at Woodstock, Ohio. There were eleven children born to Daniel 
and Lucretia Stoddard, as follows: 

Elenor, born October 11, 1806. 

Martha, born January 11, 1809. 

Diana, born August 18, 1813. 



HARVEY GENEALOGY 



Nancy, born August 12, 1815. 

Paibcu and Rul'us, (twins), born August 2S, 1818. 

Jolm, born August 2cl, 1820. 

Carlos, Cassandre, Cassandanu, (triplets), born January 6, 1S23. 

William, born May 23, 1828. 

Nancy married Ivan Pugsley, a blacksmith, who lived and died in East 
Liberty, Ohio. Carlos Stoddard was living in Linn county, Kansas, in 1003. 
Further information about the Stoddard famiyl is not Ivuown to the writer. 
It is supposed that the first Simon died young, as there was a second Simon 
that also died in infancy. 

Ilufus Harvey Vvas for many years a Baptist minister. Later he entered 
the ministry of the Christian church. He was a i\Iason. His hrst wife was 
Sarah Corless, whom he married in 1821. She died May 3, 1850, aged 53 years, 
9 months and 9 days. In 1858 Rufus married Mrs. Chloe Z. Thompson. Rev. 
Rufus Harvey and family came to Woodstock, then to Logan county, finally 
settling at Maineville, Warren county, Ohio, where he died February 14, 1876. 
He is described as one of "dignity in appearance, kind and affable in de- 
meanor, easy and fluent in conversation; he was a great sermonizer.*' The 
following children were born to Rev. Rufus and Sarah (Corless) Harvey: 

Daniel Azro, born December 3, 1821. Died March 24, 1829. 

Edwin Farr, born April 18, 1823. Died in eastern New York State No- 
vember 14, 1867. 

Rufus Lewis, born December 14, 1824. He was a school teacher and a 
line penman. He went to White county, Indiana, and was County Auditor at 
one time. He died December 25, 1900, in the Soldiers' Home at Marion, In- 
diana. 

Albert Becbe, born July 27, 1826. Died February 20, 1827. 

William Bramwell, born Mavch 16, 1828. Died at Peru, Miami county, 
Indiana, December 25, 1900. 

Charles Wesley, born December 25, 1829. He was a physician. 

Benjamin Franklin, born October 26, 1831. Died September 17, 1832. 

Melvina Jenrietta, born June 10, 1833. Married Rev. J. F. Tufts in 1852. 
She died June 27, 1908, near Marion, Ohio. Buried at Maineville, Ohio. She 
had two children: Will, a jeweler. Painesville, Ohio; Ella, wifo of George 
Woods, farmer, near Marion, Ohio. 

Rosv-ell, H., born November 23, 1825. Died June 4, 1842. 
George W^ashington, born September 4, 1840. Died June 28, 1843. 

Sarah Jane, born July 29, 1843. Died J^R^-a«T-i84^ TYTJIX. 1 1 l^'i'i 

Further information about the descendants of Rev. Rufus Harvey not 
known to writer. 

Jane Harvey, youngest except one of the children of William Harvey, 



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married Eliphalct Prescott and they remained in the East. He died June 2G, 
1S71, and his wife, Jane, died October 8, 181)0, being the last ol the William 
Harvey family to go. They had three children: 

Sarah N., born 1821, manied Charles Streeler. They had four children. 
Charles W. Frebcott (182G) died in the army in ISGo; he was married and 
left four childreu. Salina (1835) married L. S. Wheeler and was living nt 
East Charleston, Vermont, in 1892. Further information about the Prey- 
cotts not known to the writer. 




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BIOGRAPHY OF ERASTUS HARVEY. 

EiaslUb Harvey, sixth child of William and June (Beebu) Harvey, Avas 
boiii in East Haddani, Connecticut, March 8, 1789. His grandparents were 
Scotch emigrants to Connecticut, a little after the middle of the eighteenth 
century. He made use of his opportunity to obtain an education in such 
schools as those times produced. In the year 1807, he enlisted in the regular 
army and was in the War of 1812. He played the tenor drum in the battle 
of Plattsburg, in September, 1814. He received many benefits from the mil- 
itary service in the way of regular habits of daily life; the ability to walk 
correctly, for even in his last years he was able to walk rapidly many miles; 
the ability to endure hardships and to overcome them — for hardships are al- 
ways present in the army, and the discipline thus derived builds character 
which is of benefit in other walks of life. At the close of the war he return- 
ed to Lyndon, Vermont, and in the year 1816 he married Betsey Bettis, who 
was born September 27, 1798. She v/as the daughter of John and Eunice 
(Ainsworth) Bettis. John Bettis came to America from France, when he was 
twenty-one years of age. He came to escape being impressed into military 
service. He was of French Huguenot parentage. After being in America 
about six years he settled in Vermont and married Eunice Ainsworth. Soon 
after their marriage they located in Canada among the French Canadians. 
They had three dughters: Eunice, Betsey and Esther. By industry and econ- 
omy John Bettis accumulated a small fortune. Because of sympathy for the 
American cause during the War of 1812, the British confiscated all his prop- 
erty, and they were rendered penniless. They moved back to Vermont where 
they remained the rest of their lives. 

Erastus Harvy was a member of the Free Will Baptist church at Cabot, 
Vermont, in 1821. The Wheelock Q. M., licensed him to preach in 1822. In 
1825 he was ordained. The following certificate shows his ordination, the 
original copy of which is now in the possession of L. B. Harvey, Marysville, 
Ohio: 

"Certificate of Ordination. 

This certifyeth that at Lyndon in the county of Caladony and 
State of Vermont, on the 28th day of August, 1825, Brother Eras- 
tus Harvey, of said Lyndon, received ordinance agreeable to the 
New Testament, and was set apart to the work of the Gospel Min- 
istry by the laying on of the hands of 

DANIEL BACHELUER, 
NATHAN RING. 
DANIEL ZARRNLY. 
JONATHAN WOODMAN, 
TIMOTHY MORSE. 
Free Will Baptist. Ordaining Elders. 



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From the time oi his marriage until he entered the ministry he had 
farmed at J.yndon, Vermont. His obituary speaks of his preaching first in 
Vermont; then lie went to Littleton, New Hampshire, lor one year, returning 
to Vermont. Thence to Barnston, in Stanstead county, Canada, Province of 
Quebec. The Stoddards and others had gone to the then far West and had 
located at Woodstock, Champaign county, Ohio. They sent back glowing ac- 
counts of the new country with its splendid crops and fine climate. A call 
came to Rev. Krastus Harvey to preach to a congregation at Woodstock, 
which was gladly accepted and he moved his family to that place sometime 
about the year Ib^S. It was a long journey. They came by wagon to the Erie 
Canal. Thence by canal to Buffalo. Thence by lake boat to Cleveland, Ohio. 
Thence by wagon south to the xNational pike which they followed to Colum- 
bus and thence to Woodstock. Here he purchased a farm in the woods and 
soon a log house was built and some land cleared. This farm is now owned 
by the Lincolns and to this day is called the Harvey farm. He preached to 
Baptist congregations in Champaign and Union counties, and for a while at 
I'itchin, in Clark county. After six or seven years he sold this farm and pur- 
chased one in Perry township, Logan county, Ohio, near North Greenlield. 
He ran an ashery on this farm and the ash pile can be seen even to this day 
on the north bank of Mill Creek on what is now the Critchfield farm. He con- 
tinued to preach and acted as Q. M. clerk "making full proof of his ministry." 
After a residence of about hve years here, he sold this farm and purchased 
another in Bokescreek township, some four miles to the north, and one mile 
east of Walnut Grove. It is now part of the Garwood place and south of the 
road. While living in Logan county, the sons and daughters began to marry 
and go to homes of their own. William lived on an adjoining farm and taught 
school and practiced medicine. Alonzo taught school and made brick on a 
farm one and a half miles east of West Mansfield. John Bettis owned the 
farm now possessed by Will Ballinger, a mile east of Bethel church. Mary 
Ann married Thomas Ballinger while her parents v.ere living on Mill Creek. 
Isaac Albee lived on the farm now ovncd by Earnest Atkinson, a mile to the 
northeast of West Mansfield. Amos Parker was teaching and farming near 
Springfield, Ohio. Daniel Young Avas learning the blacksmith trade at East 
Liberty, a few miles away. David Marks taught school and lived in West 
Mansfield. Edwin, Cynthia, and Dennis were at home or were working for 
the boys. Betsey Jane Darling died about this time, being the first of the 
family to pass away excepting a child at Lyndon, Vermont. After a long ill- 
ness from dropsy the wife and mother died on the Walnut Grove farm July 
31, 1855. She was buried in what is now Greenlawn cemetery, two miles 
south of West Mansfield. She was one of the kindest of mothers and with 
her gone the family circle was forever broken. In a month or two the father 



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sold the farm and in September, 1855, with his sons, William and Albee, he 
moved to Castalia, Winneshiek county, Iowa, where others of his family had 
recently settled. 

In 1857 he married Mrs. Hannah Sargent, who was a native of Vermont. 
He preached to a number of congregations in northern Iowa and did so oc- 
casionally till a few days before his death. "As a preacher Brother Harvey 
was earnest, animated and spiritual. He had received and had retained the 
Holy Anointing which gave him strength and boldness in the presence of the 
people. His sermons were eminently Scriptural, evangelical, and comforting 
to the saints. He succeeded well as a pastor and sometimes his labors were 
crowned with revivals. As a Christian he delighted in the bright and peace- 
ful regions of the higher life — a life hid with Christ in God. He was loved 
and esteemed for his moral and religious worth and for his work's sake." 

He died August 27, 1872, of billious diarrhea and was first buried in Mt. 
Grove cemetery; but was later removed to Pleasant View cemetery, Castalia, 
Iowa, where a suitable stone marks the last resting place of a patriot and pi- 
oneer. The children of Rev. Erastus and Betsey (Bettis) Harvey were: Wil- 
liam Alexander, Alonzo Augustus, John, Betsey Jane, John Bettis, Mary Ann, 
Isaac Albee, Amos Parker, Daniel, David Marks, Edwin Erastus, Cynthia 
Lucretia and Dennis Rufus. Thirtten births, twelve living to adult age. 




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OUTLINE OF THE DESCENDANTS OF REV. ERASTUS HARVEY. 

WILLIAM ALEXANDER HARVEY was born April 1, 1817, at Lyndon, Vt. 
His boyhood was spent on the farm. While a resident of Barnston, Canada, 
he married Arminda Kedway, a native of that place. He taught school and 
ttudied medicine, relying principally on herbs as a curative. From Canada 
thoy moved to near West Mansfield, Ohio, at about the time his father settled 
there, and taught school and practiced medicine. Later he moved to a place 
one mile eouth of Mt. Victory, Ohio, where he farmed and practiced medi- 
cine, having a large practice, both at that place and at West Mansfield. In 
September, 1S55, they moved to Castalia, Iowa. Here he farmed and follow- 
ed his profession until 1876 when they moved to Valley Springs, Minnehaha 
county. South Dakota. Here his practice extended into three States, South 
Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska. His wife died August 5, 1883. Later he mar- 
ried Emiline Miller. His death occurred April 28, 1896, and Avas buried be- 
side his first wife in the cemetery at Valley Springs. There w-ere 10 children 
born to William and Arminda Harvey, eight living to adult age. They are: 

William Austin Harvey, born February 26, 1840, retired farmer, Castalia, Win- 
neshiek county, Iowa. Married (1) Sarah Susan Lambert (deceased 1890). 
(2) Mrs. Ella Buckman in 1894. Three children: 
Clara Adelade, 1863, married George E. Dean, Rural Route Mail Cleik, 

Orosi, Tulare county, California. One child living, Gladys. 
Asa Newton, 1867, rural mail carrier, Potsville, Allamakee county, Iowa. 

Married Carrie Lukenbill. Children: Lucile and Mabel. 
Frank Wilson, 1873, farmer, on father's farm, Ossian, Winneshiek coun- 
ty, Iowa. Married Lela Burrows. One child: Harold. 

David Erastus Harvey, born August 25. 1841, farmer, Castalia, Iowa. Married 

(1) Elizabeth J. Cooper( decea.sed 1901). (2) Minerva A. Calender. Seven 

children: 

Orlena Viola, 1864. Died 1865. 

Lillian Ellen, 1866. Married William Johnson, farmer, Bruce, Rusk coun- 
ty, Wisconsin. Children: Cecil J., Rosella A., Forest W., Clarence 
C. 

Ida Arbella, 1869. Married Christopher Thornton, Castalia, Iowa. Chil- 
dren: Alta G., Leta A., Harley G., Vera R. (deceased), Harvey J. 
(deceased), and Helen I. 

Carrie Opal, 1870. Married Samuel Johnson, farmer, Bruce, Rusk coun- 
ty, Wisconsin. Children: Victoria P., Merrill D., Alfred R., Zelda H., 
William O. 

James Anderson, 1872, farmer, Castalia, Iowa. Married Cora Allen. Chil- 



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dren: Lepha Orlena, Harry Earle, Fay Clarence, Wayne Wolaud, 
Flossie May, Marie Goldie, Arttiur and Violet. 

Alelvin Valentine, 1875, farmer, Ossian, Winneshiek comity, Iowa. Mar- 
ried Christ ena Crabaker. One child: Floyd Philipps. 

Delbert Cyrus, 1878, farmer, Castalia, Iowa. Married Charlotte Moore. 
Children: Mabel Gladys and George Clarence William. 

Nancy Clarinda Harvey, born July 13, 1844. Died October 9, 1886. Married 

William Cooper, (deceased 1892). Farmer, Castalia, Iowa. Both buried 

there. Eight children: 

Oliver W., 1863, real estate, and loans, Logansport, Indiana. JMarried (1) 
Myrtle McMartin. One child: Hazel V. (2) Harriet Yeazell. One 
sou: James W. 

Alice E., 1866. Married Isaac Mitchell, farmer. Spirit Lake, Dickinson 
county, Iowa. One child: Lyall. 

Oren E., 1868, stockman. Wayside, Dawes county, Nebraska. Married 
(1) Ella Muldoon. Two children: Jay R., Glen W. (2) Hattie Good- 
man. (3) Susana E. Pettegrew. 

Wilmer A., 1871, farmer, Kimball, Brule county, South Dakota. :\Iarried 
Mary Kersch. Children: Alton W., Florence M., and (baby). 

Bertha May, 1875. Married Sherman H. Bright, contractor. Cannon Ball, 
IMorton county. North Dakota. Children: 

Hiram J., 1877, barber, Spillville, Winneshiek county, Iowa. Married 
Rosa Kapler. One child: Irene. 

Albee W., 1881, farmer, Fayetteville, Washington county, Arkansas. Mar- 
ried Elva Winton. One son: Bernice. 

Elbert Roy, 1883, farmer, Superior, Dickinson county, Iowa. IMarried 
Richie Neece. No children. 

Isaac Albce Harvey, boi'u November 2u, 1846. Died October 20, 1862. 

John Whe Harvey, born December 1(1, 1848, retired farmer. Ossian, Winne- 
shiek county, Iowa. Married Adda Clarissa Bucknam. One son: 
Alonzo Austin, 1873, farmer. Ossian, Iowa. Married Clara Adel Goheen 
in 1911. 

Charles Alonzo Harvey, born April 8, 1861, farmer, and County Commission- 
er, Valley Springs, I\Iinnchaha county, South Dakota. .Married Josephine 
Oxley. Seven children: 
LeRoy, 1873. Died 1880. 
Elwood, 1875, farmer, Butte, Oliver county. North Dakota. Married Lillie 

Scott. Children: Rowlen, Gladys, Catherine and John. 
Carrie Bell, 1S77. Married Charles Rosenbery. Children: xlrtis. Marie'. 



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Bessie, Violet and Harle. 

Lowell, 1881, at home. 

Blanche, 1883. Married Charles Lawreucesou, Valley SpringE, South Da- 
kota. Children: Myrtle, Key aud Chester. 

Leonard, 1887, at home. 

Wesley, 1889, at home. 
James Henry Harvey, born April 20, 1853, farmer. Valley Springs, South Da- 
kota. Lives on the old homestead. Married Priscilla Fish. Twelve chil- 
dren: 

IMiunie, 1885. Married Edward Running, farmer. Valley Springs, South 
Dakota. Children: Cecil and Lester Nile. 

Mae, 1887. Married Ray Boyd, farmer, Rowena, Minnehaha county. South 
Dakota. No children. 

Charles W., 1888, farmer, Rowena, South Dakota. Married Rena John- 
son. Children: Avis, Vivian and Irene. 

Floyd M., 1889, farmer, Valley Springs, South Dakota. IMarried Nellie 
Christianson. No children. 

Cassie, 1891, at home. 

Myrtle, 1893. Married Ray Christianson, farmer, Larchwood, Lyon coun- 
ty, Iowa. No children. 

Lizzie, 1895, at home. 

Clifford, 1897, at home. 

Clinton, 1897, twin to Clifford. At home. 

Ethel, 1898, at home. 

Ollie, 1900, at home. 

Edith, 1905, at home. 

Emily Elizabeth Harvey, born June 2. 1855. Married Charles Fish, farmer, 

Jefferson, Marion county, Oregon. Eleven children: 

William, 1875, farmer, Genesee, Latah county, Idaho. Married Dora Shel- 
don. One child: Ray. 

Loretta, 1877. Married John Vaughn, farmer, Jefferson, Oregon. One child: 
Wilda. 

Henry, 1879, butcher, Salem, Marion county, Oregon. Married Rilla Cas- 
pel. Children: Richard and Masai. 

Julia, 1881. Married William Zolskey, lumber yard foreman, Jefferson, 



HARVEY GENEALOGY 13 

IMalissa, 1883; Harriet, 1885; Ellen, 1887; Nettie, 1889. These four are 

Oregon. Children: Arthur and Leslie. 

dead. 
Nora, 1891. Married Frasier Thomas, Jefferson, Oregon. Children; Opal 

and Cecil. 
IVarle, 1893. Married Roy Reynolds, farmer, Jefferson, Oregon. One 

child: Thelma. 
Eddie, 1896, at home. 

Alvanus Kimball Harvey, born November 6, 1858. Died July 16, 1862. Isaac 
Albee and Alvanus Kimball Harvey were buried in Mount Grove ceme- 
tery, Castalia, Iowa. 

Lucina Jane Harvey, born February 15, 1861. Married Frank Miller, farmer, 
Rock Rapids, Lyon county, Iowa. Seven children: 
Leo Ray, 1882. Died 1905. 
Daisy May, 1884. Died 1890. 

Hattie Belle, 1886. Married Jack Price, farmer. Rock Rapids, Iowa. Chil- 
dren: 
Goldie, 1888. Married Frank Arnold, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Children: 
Joy Franklin, 1891, at home. 
Don, 1895. Died 1897. 
Vina Manila, 1898, at home. 




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14 HARVEY GENEALOGY 



ALONZO AUGUSTUS HARVEY was born al Lyndon, Vermont, Augunt 
29, 1818. He improved his opportunities for securing an education and at the 
age of eighteen, he began to teach school. He taught off and on for years, the 
last term being in his home district when he was more than sixty years of 
age. He taught the West Mansfield school many terms. On July 6, 1S44, he 
married Rachel Ballinger, daughter of Rev. Caleb Ballinger. She was born 
September 15, 1823. For a time they lived in North Greenfield. Later he 
purchased a farm one and a half miles east of West Mansfield, now owned 
by Paul Southard. Besides teaching school and farming, Alonzo was a bricli 
maker, and the bricks of an old Methodist Episcopal church that once stood 
in the yard where the cemetery east of this farm now is, were made by him. 
In the early 'GO's he sold this farm and purchased another in Hale township, 
Hardin county, Ohio, near Mount Victory. It is the farm now owned by John 
Jones?. Here he farmed and taught and made brick, until about the year 1881 
when he purchased a grocery in the east end of Kenton, Ohio, and moved his 
family there. Here he died December 28, 1888. He was buried in Wolf Creek 
cemetery between Kenton and Mount Victory. His wife died September 21, 
1906. To them were born six children: 

Oscar Harvey, born June 29, 1845. Died June 11, 1896. Farmer, Mt. Vic- 
tory, Ohio. Married Sarah Sullivan Hess. Five children: 
Charley, 1868. Died at the age of 21. 

Estella, 1870. Died at the age of 14. 
Alonzo T.. 1873, farmer, Mt. Victory, Ohio. Married Olive Smith. Chil- 
dren: Paul and Orva. 
John S., 1875, farmer, Mt. Victory, Ohio. Married Willie Lingo. One 

child: Irene. 
Ocie, 1879. Married Carl Lattimore, railroad carpenter, Marion, Marion 
county, Ohio. Children: Foster, Mosella, Thula and (baby). 

Mary M. Harvey, born March 1, 1848. Married George Thompson, (deceased 
1907). Farmer, Mt. Victory, Ohio. No children; adopted Edith, wife of 
Charles Holt, teacher, and County School Examiner, Mt. Victory, Ohio. 

David Harvey, born October 29, 1850. Died August 7, 1851. 

Thomas M. Harvey, born July 9, 1852. Died June 18, 1908. Minister of the 
U. B. church. Married Martha Minerva Thompson; she lives in Mt Vic- 
tory. Ohio. Children: 

Myrtle. 1874. Married Peter Miller (separated). She lives in Mt. Vic- 



HARVEY GENEALOGY 16 

lory, Ohio. Children: Leonard and Opal, live with the mother. 
Marvin, 1875, general merchandise, Mt. Victory, Ohio. Married Edna 

Lingo. Children: Clare, iMerrill, Russell, Dwight and Louise. 
Homer, 1877, general merchandise, Mt. Victory, Ohio. Married Iva Jones. 

Children: Merle, Raymond, Thomas (deceased), and (baby). 
Nellie, ISSO. Died 1910. Married Harry Hatcher, general merchandise. 

Mt. Victory, Ohio. One child: Agnes. 
V/illiam Lloyd, 1883, general merchandise, Mt. Victory, Ohio. Married 

Eva Rutlidge. Children: Mavis, Lloyd, Edith, Alton and Mildred. 
Mary, 1886, died at the age of 20; single. 

William Nation Harvey, born October 9, 1857, farmer, Mt. Victory, Ohio. Jilar- 
ried (1) Ella Slemons (deceased). (2) Alice Curl Barnhart. One child 
by first, two by second marriage as follows: 
Howard, 1891, teacher, at home; single. 
Carrie Melvina, 1901, at home. 
Rachel Malina, 1904, at home. 

Ivin Harle Harvey, born September 23, 1862, farmer, Mt. Victory, Ohio. Mar- 
ried Emma Curl, distant relative to William N.'s wife. Four children: 
Charley, 1888, at home; single. 
Otie Rachel, 1891, at home. 
Blanch Marie, 1900, at home. 
Katie Agnes, 1903, at home. 



JOHN HARVEY was born at Lyndon, Vermont July 30, 1820. Died Oc- 
tober 12, 1822. This was the first death in Rev. Erastus Harvey's family. 



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BETSEY JANE HARVEY was born May 8, 1822, at Lyndon, Vermont. In 
the year 1S40 she married James M. Darling, who was born in Vermont in 
the year 1817. He was a shoemaker by trade and came to Ohio with the 
Stoddards in the Fall of 1836. James M. and Betsey Jane Darling resided at 
Woodstock, Ohio, until the early Spring of 1845, when they moved to the vi- 
cinity of West Mansfield, Ohio. Here Betsey Jane died June 3, 1845, aged 23 
years. She was buried in the cemetery at North Greenfield, in Perry town- 
ship, Logan county, Ohio. James M. Darling was married twice after this. 
He died February 14, 1896, at Columbus, Indiana. There were three chil- 
dren born to James M. and Betsey Jane Darling: 

Charles W. Darling, born April 9, 1842, farmer, near Urbana, Champaign coun- 
ty, Ohio. Married Susan Rhodes (deceased 1887). Charles moved to 
southeastern Ohio, remarried, and died without heir, near Celina, Darke 
county, Ohio, about the year '03-4. 

Elizabeth Darling, born December 12, 1844. After the death of her mother 
she was taken into her Grandfather Harvey's family. Married (1) Fran- 
cis M. Lanam (deceased). (2) Reynolds, Correctionville, Iowa. 

Her children are by first marriage: 

Merritt O., 1866, carpenter. Lake Andes, Charles Mix county. South Da- 
kota. Married Elizabeth Hutchinson. No children. 
Earnest O., 1870, carpenter, Glendive, Dawson county, Montana, or Bloom- 
field, Dawson county, Montana. Married Olive Palmatir. Children: 
Francis, Clare and Phyllis, 
Laura, ( ). Died 1891. Single. 

John D. Darling, born January 21, 1845, farmer, Falmouth, Missaukee county, 
Michigan. Married Elizabeth Timmons. No children. 



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JOHN BETTIS HARVEY was born February 24, 1824, at Lyndon, Ver- 
mont. His boyhood was spent in Canada, at Woodstock, and at West Mans- 
field. At the latter place he married Sarah Wheeler April 13, 1844. She was 
born at Mt. Pleasant, Ohio, October 29, 1826. For eleven years they farmed 
cast of West Mansfield; but in the Spring of 1855 they moved to Bloomfield 
township, Winneshiek county, Iowa, near Castalia, where they ever after- 
ward resided. They were pioneers here, and land that they purchased for 
from ^3 to $4 per acre is now worth $150 or more. He also engaged in the 
fiour milling business for a time with his son, Dennis. Sarah died February 
29, 1909. John B. Harvey died February 16, 1910. They were buried in Pleas- 
ant View cemetery, Castalia, Iowa. Of eleven children born, six lived to adult 
age. They are: 

William E. Harvey, born February 17, 1845. Died September 15, 1846. Buried 
at North Greenfield, Ohio. 

Chrrlcs A. Harvey, born March 24, 1847. Died November 2, 1848. 

Mary Ellen Harvey, born March 31, 1849. Married Abraham Banning, car- 
penter and contractor, Mott, Hettinger county, North Dakota. Nine chil- 
dren: 
Ira Alton, 1SG8, farmer, Mott, North Dakota. Married May McLoud. Five 

children: Elsie Naomi, Florence Ellen, Minnie Ethlyn, Grace Mae 

and Walter A. 
Etta Luella, 1869. Died 1897. Married S. R. Sames, farmer, Hensler, 

Oliver county. North Dakota. Children: Inis, Cora, Walter, Mary B., 

and Verna M. 
Bertha Mae, 1872. Married S. R. Sames after Etta Luella's death. Two 

children: Myrtle and Perry. 
David Alfred, 1874, farmer, Mott, North Dakota. Single. 
Charles Henry, 1876, farmer. Mott, North Dakota. JTarricd Christina 

Chadon. Two children: Samvel A., and Charles A. 
Edith Lillian, 1880. Married Charles Webb, farmer. Cedar. Adams coun- 
ty. North Dakota. Children: Delwar, Iva L., Vera, Sadie Orlena, and 

Altha Fern. 
John Phineas, 1883, farmer, Mott, North Dakota. Single. 
Sadie Mahala, 1886. Married William Sloan, farmer, Mott, North Dakota. 

Two children: John and Eugene. 
Verna Rue, 1890. Married Alvin Bohn, merchant, Mott, North Dakota. 



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Ruth Jane Harvey, born November 9, 1850. Married Oscar B. Moore, retired 
fanner, Calmer, Winneshiek county, Iowa. Five children: 
Orley Edmund, 1873, farmer, Atwater, Kandiyohi county, Minn. Married 

Emma Olson. Children: Flossie, Goldie and Orvil, 
Myrtle Luella, 1S77. Died 1878. 
Alma Elizabeth, 1879. Married Marshal E. Perry, farmer, Castalia, Iowa. 

Children: Albert R. and Chester L. 
John Alvin, 1885, farmer, Fountain, Fillmore county, Minnesota. Manied 

Eva I. Hollenbeck. Children: Carl and Earl. 
Harvey A., 1891, farmer, Castalia, Iowa, Married Louisa Meana. One 

son: William B. 
Vernie Luella, 1898, at home. 

David A. Harvey, born July 31, 1852. Died from scarlet fever April 8, 1863. 
Milo Alton Harvey, born July 28, 1855. Died from scarlet fever April 6, 1863. 

Dennis C. Harvey, born April 25, 1860, retired farmer and automobile livery, 
Castalia, Iowa. Married Lucy J. Cook. No children. 

Hannah Elizabeth Harvey, born December 3, 1862. Died September 16, 1900. 
Married George W^hite, farmer, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha county, South Da- 
kota. Eight children: 

Mamie L., 1881, teacher, Sioux Falls, S. D. Single. 
Maud, 1884. Married George W. Clark, engineer Sioux City, Iowa. One 

child: Viola May. 
Lelah Lenora, 1889. Married Jay Conn, railroad hand, Sioux City, Iowa. 

One child: Neoma. 
Charles Harley, 1891, fireman, Sioux City, Iowa. Single. 
Shirley A., 1894, waiter, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Single. 
Harry E., 1896, at home. 
Neal Dow. 1899, at home. 
Nellie Elizabeth, 1900, at home. 

Alma V. Harvey, born April 10, 1865. Married Orson H. Bush, farmer. Lime 
Springs, Howard county, Iowa. Nine children: 



HARVEY GENEALOGY 19 



Elmer B., 1884, farmer and engineer, Lime Springs, Iowa. Single. 
Addie L., 1887. Married Hardy Becker, farmer, Cresco, Howard county. 

Iowa. Two children: Donovan E., and Virgil E. 
Ward E., 1889. Died 1890. 
Vara D., 1891. Married Joseph Smith, farmer, CreBco, Howard county, 

Iowa. One child: Floyd R. 
Floyd R., 1893, at home. 
Glen R., 1895, at home. 
Sarah E., 1897, at home. 
Merle G., 1901, at home. 
Wayne H., 1907, at home. 

Myrtle V. Harvey, born February 29, 1868. Died November 9, 1870. David A., 
Milo Alton and Myrtle V. were buried in Pleasant View cemetery, Cas- 
talia, Iowa. 

Albert Shirley Harvey, born March '61, 1875, farmer, Castalia, loM'a. Married 
Ella Cook, sister to Dennis C.'s wife. No children. 



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IIAKVEY GENEALOGY 



MARY ANN HARVEY was born in Vermont January 5, 182(j. When her 
parents were living in Perry township, Logan county, she was a schoolmate 
with Thomas Callinger, and they recited their lessons to William Harvey. 
Mary Ann IJarvoy and Thomas Ballinger were married April 20, 1843. He 
V as next to the youngest of the children of Rev. Caleb and Rebecca (Bran- 
son) Bailinger. Thomas and Mary set up housekeeping in the upstairs of an 
old brick house that stood near the home of her parents on Mill Creek, on 
what is now the Critchfield Farm. Their first born came to them there. From 
there they moved to a farm one mile south of Middleburg, in Zane township, 
Logan county, Ohio; thence to a new log house across the creek and to the 
east of Blaine Skidmore's residence in York township, Union county, Ohio. 
F'rom this they moved to a farm one mile to the north where they lived the 
rest of their lives — the farm now owned by Mrs. Calvin Forry. Mary Ann 
died June 12, 1862. Later Thomas married Christina Bechtel, sister of John 
Bechtel, hereinafter mentioned. Of four children born to this latter marriage, 
two live: Andrew Stanton and John Everett. Thomas Ballinger was a suc- 
cessful business man; his death occurred March 25, 1878, and was buried be- 
side his first wife in the cemetery east of West Mansfield. The children of 
Thomas and Mary Ann (Harvey) Ballinger are: 

Alonzo Hnrvey Ballinger, born March 2, 1844, retired minister, U. B. church, 
West Mansfield, Ohio. Married Emily Skidmore. Five children: 
Milo Ross, 1867, minister, U. B. church, Toledo, Ohio. Married Nellie 

Converse. Children: Mary Helen and Allen Harvey; Paul, Alonzo 

and Earl Elias are deceased. 
Bertice C, 1870, furniture dealer and undertaker. West Mansfield, Ohio. 

Jlarried (1) Laura Segner (deceased). Two children: Ruth and 

Cletus. (2) Elizabeth Brov/n. 
John M., 1876. Died 1877. 
Lyman Pearl, 1879, associated with Bertice C, West Mansfield, Ohio. 

Married (1) Edna Lowrey. No children. (2) Mabel Corbet. Two 

children: Vera and Carl Alonzo. 
Thomas Carroll, 1S82. Died 1892. 

Eliza Jane Bellinger, l)nrn July 7, 1845. Married John Henning, retired farm- 
er, Kearney, Buffalo county, Nebraska. Children: 
Lucy Belle, 1866. Married .John Baxter Mallady (deceased). She lives in 

Kearney, Nebraska. Children: Irve Blanch and Edgar Glenn. 
Eva Ellen, 1S69. Married David Eli Wellington, merchant, Sac City, Sac 



HARVEY GENEALOGY ji 



county, Nebraska. Children: Leonard Don, Albee Harvey, Lorclta 
Madge, Claud Edward, Floyd Bryan, Elizabeth Jane, Inez Belle, Marie 
Elva, twins Ruth Lelia and Ruby Lyle and Nellie. 

Mary Alice, 1871. Married John \V. Tatum, Kearney, Nebraska. Chil- 
dren: Edna and Lee. 

William E., 1875, farmer, Peetz, Logan county. Colorado. Married Aman- 
da F. Kitchel. Two children: 

Nathan Thomas, 1S79, farmer, Riverdale, Buffalo, county, Nebraska. Mar- 
ried Clara Jones. One child: Dorotha Francis. 

Earl Jay, 1876, chiropractor, Kearney, Nebraska. Single. 

Rachel Grace, 1888. Married John Vance, farmer, Islay, Laramie county. 
Wyoming. One child: Vivian Irene. 

Caleb Erastus Ballinger, born August 1, 1847, farmer. West Manslield, Ohio. 

Alarried (1) Emma Bird (separated). Two children: (2) Honor James 
(deceased). Two children. (3) Lutitia Hicks. One son. The live 
children are: 

Thomas G., 1868, restaurant. Tyro, Crawford county, Ohio. Married Mary 
E. Simpson. Children: Arsadilla, William E., Caleb, Ira, Mary, 
Anna, Elva and Eliza. 

Scott, 1874, insurance. Tyro, Crawford county, Ohio. Married Elhe Horn- 
beck (separated). One child: Florence, with the mother in Michi- 
gan. (2) Blanch Ledmau. One child: Paul. 

Oua, 1880. Married J. Edward Adams, farmer and inventor of corn bus- 
ker, Plain City, Madison county, Ohio. Children: llildred and 
Louise. 

iMattie, 1882. Married Waldo Ferris, farmer, Coudit, Delaware county, 
Ohio. Children: Lysle, Culver and Honor. 

William A., 1888, farmer. West Mansfield, Ohio. .Married Eva Coukliu. 
One child: Emerald Pauline. 

Rebecca Elizabeth Ballinger, born February 14, 1840. Married (1) Isaac 

Webb (deceased). (2) John M. Lane, retired farmer. West Mansfield, 

Ohio. Children of Isaac and Rebecca Webb: 

Elva, 1866. Married Caleb Vervee, section hand, West Manslield, Ohio. No 
children. 

Anna, 1367. Married Norman Hubbard, farmer, Richwood, Ohio, Rural 
Free Delivery 3. Children: Rola Mavvhi (deceased), Lena A., Roy 
McKinley and Charles W. 

Oren W., 1869, book merchant, Lima, Allen county, Ohio. Married Jen- 
nie Orahood. Children: Edgar McKinley, Glen C. Florence Lucilo 



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and Perry Elmer. 

Elson A., 1872, farmer, West Mansfield, Ohio. Married (1) Crete Keller 
(deceased). One son: David Knowlton. (2) Mrs. Eva Harvey (sep- 
arated). (3) Callie Long. One son: Caleb Richard. 

Elmer D., 1876, real estate and insurance, Lima, Allen county, Ohio. Mar- 
ried Mary May Ballinger. Children: Russell L., and Einora Eliza- 
beth. 

Emma, 1S8U. Married (1) Oscar Andrews (separated). (2) Perry Way- 
land, salesman, Lima, Ohio. No children. 

Hannah Ealiinger, bora August 24, 185U. Married John Bechtel, farmer. West 

Mansfield, Ohio. Children: 

Esta, 1875. Married Pearl Skidmore, carpenter, West Mansfield, Ohio. 
No children. 

E. Foster, 1879, farmer. West Mansfield, Ohio. Married Addie Galen- 
tine. One child: Ermal. 

Harvey G., 1882, rural mail carrier, West Mansfield, Ohio. Married Belle 
Brown. Children: Pearl, Gathyl and Garold. 

J. Everett, 1883, farmer, at home. Single. 

Alice Loduskey Ballinger, born September 28, 1852. Married George Bates, 
farmer, West Mansfield, Ohio. One child: 
Asa, 1876. Died 1880. 

William Benjamin Ballinger, born June 28, 1854, farmer. West Mansfield, 
Ohio. Mari-ied (1) Mary Bushong (deceased). One son. (2) Elizabeth 
Underwood. Six children: 
Thomas Avery, 1881, teacher. West Mansfield, Ohio. Married Ethel 

Downs. 
Emma, 1884. Married David Leonard, teacher, Grover Hill, Paulding 

county, Ohio. Two children: Blonda Vida and Vance Ballinger. 
Eva, 1886. Died at the age of 14. 
Caleb LeRoy, 1889, teacher, at home. 
Rachel Ida, 1891, at home. 
Mary Alice, 1894, at home. 
Asa W., 1896. Died at the age of 3. 
William Edwin, 1899, at home. 

Rachel Salome Ballinger, born April 21, 1856. Died September 21, 1856. 

Amos Walker Ballinger, born August 8, 1857, minister U. B. church, Lima, Al- 
len county, Ohio. Married Eleanor Winner. One child: 



HARVEY GENEALOGY 23 



Mary May, 1878. Married Elmer D. Webb, mentioned in the Webb fam- 
ily. Two children, given above. 

George Marlcy Ballinger, born April 11, 1860, live stock shipper, East Liberty. 
Logan county, Ohio. Married Mrs. Elizabeth Winner Smith, sister to 
Amos W.'s wife. Five children. 
Florence, 1885. Married Edgar Dill, East Liberty, Ohio. Children: Carl, 

Velda and Mabel. 
Adah, 1887. Married John Austin, section foreman, Wapakoneta, Au- 

glaze county, Ohio. Children: Harold, Lawrence, George and Lulu. 
Hazel, 1890, at home. 
Paul, 1892, at home. 
Fontella, 1898, at home. 




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ISAAC ALBEE HARVEY v as born in VciuioiiL, March 30, 1S28. He mar- 
ried Harriet Hutchinson, of North Lewisburg, Ohio, in September, 1848. She 
was born July 26, 1829. In September, 1855, with his father and brother, Wil- 
liam, they moved to Castalia, Iowa. The next Spring they moved to Fay- 
ette county, Iowa, where he had purchased a farm. In the Spring of 18G4 
they moved to Mahaska county, lov.a, seven miles northeast of Oskaloosa. In 
the Winter of 1878 they moved to Cherokee county, Iowa, and remained there 
until the Spring of 1892, when they moved to Clay county, South Dakota. In 
the year 1890 they returned to Iowa and purchased a farm near Fierson, Wood- 
berry county, not far from their former residence in Cherokee county. He 
was a licensed preacher for the Free Will Baptist church, receiving his license 
in 1857. In 1869 he united with the M. E. church and was a local preacher in 
that body till the time of his death. From boyhood he was troubled v.ith de- 
fective hearing which, perhaps, hastened his death, being killed by a train as 
he was walking along the track, November 18, 1902. He was buried in CJood 
Hope cemetery, Pierson, Iowa. His widow still survives. To Isaac Albeo 
and Harriet Harvey were born eight children, as follows: 

Ann Marie Harvey, born June 29, 1849. Married Elias U. Ferry, painter, Leeds, 
Iowa, a suburb of Sioux City. Six children: 
Hattie I., 1871. Died 1873. 
Albee N., 1873. Died 1875. 
Lena May, 1875. Married John A. Levin, (whereabouts unknown). She 

resides in Leeds, Iowa. Children: Katie Agnes, Bessie May, Blanch 

A., Grace I., and Dorothy lola. 
Elmer E., 1879. Died 1879. 
Letta Gay, 1880. Married George H. McElhare (deceased 1908), iron 

moulder, and lived in Arkansas. She resides in Leeds. Iowa. C'lil- 

dren: Gladys Viola and George E. 
Grace Agnes, 1885. Married Charles B. Jennep. dairyman, Leeds, Iowa. 

Sarah Emiline Harvey, born March 15, 1851. Married Augustus W. Nafe, (or 
Ncff), farmer, Pierson, Iowa. Children: 
Daisy May, 1874. Died in infancy. 

Cyrus Pearl, 1875, farmer, Pierson Iowa. Married Ida Orpha Carver. Chil- 
dren: Claud C, Emmett B., Mary Helen and Laura Pvuth. 
Julius Ward, 1877. Died in infancy. 

Augustus Harvey, 1880, farmer, Pierson, Iowa. Married Alice May Baker. 
Children: Iva May, Carl Loren and Floyd Harvey. 



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Koss Earle, 1883. Died in infancy. 
Miles Victor, 1891, at home. 

John Dudley Harvey, born July 6, 1853, farmer. Perry, Dallas county, Iowa. 
Married Caroline Faquer. No children. 

Marion Atv/ood Harvey, born July 25, 1857, farmer, on home place, Pierson, 
Iowa. Single. 

Fanny Jane Harvey, born September 7, 18t)0. Died November 10, 1878. Buried 
in Good Hope cemetery. 

Julius Cone Harvey, born June 15, 1862, minister, M. E. church, Saint Maries, 
Kootenia county, Idaho. Married Mary Eliza Heald. Children: 
Paul Atwood, 1892, at home. 
Geneva Ruth, 1894, at home. 
Reuel Howard, 1896, at home. 

Dennis Merit Harvey, born June 23, 1864, farmer, Kingsley, Plymouth county, 
Iowa. Married Mary Melvina Pixler, (deceased 1910). Five children: 
Frank Pixler, 1889, farmer, Kingsley, Iowa. Married Nellie Dwyer. 
Gasper Raymond, 1893, at home. 
Floyd Guy, 1897, at home. 
Dennis Royal, 1902, at home. 
Mary Bernetta, 1906, at home. 

Frank David Harvey, born February 6, 1866, farmer, Washta, Cherokee coun- 
ty, Iowa. Married Gertrude A. Stivers. Ten children: 
George R., 1894. 
Vivian A., 1896. 
Gladys H., 1898. 
Esther B., 1900. 
Charley S., 1902. 
John L., 1904. 
Rosco H., 1906. 
Frank, 1907. 
Clayton B., 1909. 
Clifton H., 1911. All at home. 



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AMOS PARKER HARVEY was born in New Hampshire, Novembtr 24, 
1829. At the age of 10 he began to work out, and at 15 he purchased his time 
from his father, and from this on he was only a transient member of the fam- 
ily. He attended school at Springfield, Ohio, and began to teach in 1851 and 
continued to teach in the Winters and farmed in the Summers till 1861 when 
he discontinued teaching. He married Margaret Ann TuUle in September, 
1855. In the Spring of 1859 they moved to York township, Union county, 
Ohio, where he purchased a farm to which he added other farms, being at 
one time among the largest land holders in York township. He enlisted in 
Company E, 185th O. V. I., and served till the close of the war. His wife 
died in 1892, and in 1896 he married Mrs. Matilda Elliott and lived in West 
Mansfield, Ohio, being a member of the Town Council at the time of his death 
from smallpox, September 9, 1902. He was buried beside his first wife in the 
York Center cemetery. The children of Amos P. and Margaret Ann Harvey 
were: 

John Pearl Harvey, born October 2, 1856, farmer, Beloit, Mitchell county, Kan- 
sas. Married May McDonald. Children: 
Don A., 1888. 

Jessie Ethel, 1890. Died 1892. 
Reed, 1894. 
Daniel Parker, 1895. 
Olena May, 1897. All at home. 

Lanson Bettis Harvey, born August 26, 1858, surveyor, Marysville, Union coun- 
ty, Ohio. Married Emily Keller. Children: 

Guy G., 1884, Deputy County Surveyor, Davenport, Washington. Single. 
Clarence G., 1886, sheep ranch and farmer, Stratford, Sherman county, 

Texas. Married Ted Schneider. One child: Chester Gale. 
Asa C, 1890, farmer, Marysville, Ohio. Single. 
Ray A., 1M2, student, O. S. U., Columbus, Ohio. Single. 
Joseph C, 1896, at home. 
AnAvasta, 1901, at home. 
Francis K., 1904, at home. 

Harry Clay Harvey, born January 8, 1861. Died from smallpox, September 30, 
1902. Farmer, West Mansfield, Ohio. Married Mariah Hicks. Five chil- 
dren: 

Oliver L., 1881, farmer, West Mansfield, Ohio. Married Grace Williams. 
Children: Dale and Marguerite. 



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A. Earl, 1886, auto garage, Marysville, Ohio. Single. 

Robert Burl, 1890, pharmacy student, O. N. U., Ada, Ohio. Single. 

Amos Basil, 1890, twin. Died 1894. 

Hazel Ann, 1892, nurse. City Hospital, Springfield, Ohio. Single. 

Charles Elmer Harvey, born March 30, 1863, retired farmer, East Liberty. Lo- 
gan county, Ohio. Married Clara Keller, sister to Lanson B.'s wife. Two 
children: 
Ansel D., 1888, blacksmith, railroad shops, Horton, Brown county, Kansas. 

Married Elsie Fuller. 
Blanch C, 1891, stenographer. East Liberty, Ohio. Single. 

Willis Tuttle Harvey, born September 20, 1866. Died from smallpox, October 
6, 1902. Farmer and live stock shipper, West Mansfield, Ohio. ^Married 
Eva Skidmore. Children: 
Roy Elton, 1891, advertising writer, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio. 

Single. 
Khiva, 1900, at home. 

Dennis Morton Harvey, born September 12, 1S6S. Died January 11. 1897. 
Farmer and teacher. West Mansfield, Ohio. Married Mary Gordon. Two 
children: 

Harold G., 1S94, at home. 
John Parker, 1896, at home. 

Emma Harvey, born February 24, 1871. Died March 16, 1871. Buried in 

Greenlawn cemetery. 
Edward Parker Harvey, born November 15, 1872, rural mail carrier, West 

Mansfield, Ohio. Married Jessie Skidmore. Two children: 

Paul C, 1896. Died 1911. 

Helen M., 1905. Died 1910. 

Howard Hudson Harvey, born April 15, 1875, editor and publisher "The Echo." 
East Liberty, Logan county, Ohio. Married Margaret Strong. Three chil- 
dren: 

Zella M., 1896, at home. 
Dennis C, 1903, at home. 
Klimena S., 1908, at home. 

Mary Ethel Harvey, born January 10, ISSl. Married Harry A. Williams, gro- 
cerman, West Mansfield, Ohio. Three children: 
Margaret L., 1900, at home. 
Alice O., 1904, at home. 
Elma A., 1908, at home. 



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DANIEL YOUNG HARVEY was born in Canada December 23, 1831. When 
a young man he went to East Liberty, Ohio, where he lived with Ivin Pugs- 
ley, a blacksmith, who had married Nancy Stoddard, his cousin. Here he 
learned the blacksmith trade. He married Sarah R. Diviney, of East Liberty, 
November 22, 1853. He enlisted in the 13th Ohio Independent Battery which, 
after the battle of Shiloh, disbanded; he then joined the 7th Ohio Battery. He 
was stationed at Vicksburg, Mississippi, when he sickened and died October 
24, 1864. He was buried in the National cemetery there, Section 8, Grave 
182. There is a marker in the cemetery at East Liberty, Ohio, to his mem- 
ory, over the graves of two of his children that died in infancy. His widow 
died in Lima, Ohio, June 4, 1899, aged 64. There were two children of Daniel 
Y. and Sarah Harvey to reach maturity: 

John Collier Harvey, born May 12, 1856. Single, and lives in Stutgart, Arkan- 
sas county. State of Arkansas. 

Velma V. Harvey, born February 17, 1858. Married (1) William Bradley (de- 
ceased). Two children. (2) William G. Point, plasterer and gardener, 
Delphos, Allen county, Ohio. 

Harvey C., 1882, pipefitter, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Single. 
Mary Hazel, 1892. Married Dane D. Long, farmer, Delphos, Allen county, 
Ohio. One child: Gale. 




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DAViD MARKS HARVEY v. as Lorn iu Canada September 7, 1833. He 
Ijegaii to teach school at V.'est Mansliekl, Ohio. His first marriage was to 
Ruth E. J. Curl, v,ho died from measles February 25, 1S54, aged 21. In Jan- 
uary, 1S55, he married Pennina Wallace, and in the following May they moved 
to Iowa, near Castalia. Though still a teacher he began to preach for the 
Free Will Baptist in 1856. He was licensed the next year, and ordained in 
1859. He continued teaching and preaching for the Baptist until 1868, when 

mam -loj paqoTjajd 3h uajqiajg pa^iun ai^ pauioC puB .la^iai i; .10.4 panHj aq 
in northeastern Iowa until 1876. From 1876 to 1894 he preached in north- 
western Iowa and in South Dakota. Eight years of this time he was Presid- 
ing Elder. In 1894 he was sent to Grundy county, Missouri, and remained in 
that State until 1901. Part of this time he was Presiding Elder in the Ozark 
Mountains. In 1901 he located in Mitchell county, Kansas. After a residence 
here of three years he was called to Stickney, Aurora county, South Dakota, 
a railroad town, where he built a nev.' church. In the Spring of 1908 he moved 
to Kalispel, Flathead county, Montana, where he is in the ministry still, and 
"will continue as long as the Master gives me the strength." For an account 
of his v.ork in the ministry see "Our Heroes of the U. B. Church." Vol. 1, pub- 
lished by the U. B. Publishing House, Dayton, Ohio. There were born to Kcv. 
David M. and Pennina (Wallace) Harvey six children: 

Cynthia L. Harvey, born October 30, 1855. Married Henry B. Least, farmer, 

Sumner, Bremer county, Iowa. Two children: 

William H., (....), M. E. minister, Evanston, 111. Married Lucy Wells. 
Tv,o children: lone and Howaid. 

Elmer, (....), farmer and rancher, Intake, Montana. Married Elsie Mil- 
ler. 

Mary M. Harvey, born August 4, 1857. Married Robert Fullerton, retired farm- 
er, Correctionville, Iowa. No children. 

Ransom D. Harvey, born September 17, 1859, farmer, Kalispel. Flathead coun- 
ty, Montana. Married Laura John. One child: 
Ada, 1895, at home. 

Minerva A. Harvey, born February 19, 1862. Married William Chosloy. farm- 
er. Corvalip, Benton county, Oregon. Eight children; 
Mamie, 1880. Married John Spencer, farmer, Corvalis, Oregon. Chil- 
dren: Ray L., and Avadra A. 
Jesse, 1882. forem.an in log mill, Corvalis, Oregon. Married Emma Kemp. 
One child: Vera. 



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David, 1885, foreman in log mill, Waldport, Lincoln county, Oregon. Mar- 
ried Seaneth Sharkey. 
Ethel, 1889, linotypist, Corvalis, Oregon. Single. 
Hazel, 1892, at home. 
Ina, 1894, at home. 
Gladys, 1898, at home. 
Clarence N., 1904, at home. 

William E. Harvey, born February 22, 1864, fruit farmer, in the Yakimo Val- 
ley, Grand View, Chouteau county, Montana. Married Inez Hall. Four 
children; 
Ethel, 1895. 
Laura, (....). 

Catherine, ( ) . 

Russell, (....). All at home. 

Cornelia A. Harvey, born February 7, 1872. Married Harry Strickler, farmer, 
Zippel, Beltrami county, Minnesota. Eight children: 
Clifford P., 1890, at home. Single. 
Viola Mae, 1892. Married Charles Reisinger, farmer, Conrad, Grundy 

county, Iowa. One child: Kenneth. 
Joseph Marks, 1898, at home. 
Hiram Emery, 1901, at home. 
Carrie Isabel, 1902, at home. 
Everett LeRoy, 1904, at home. 
Lora S., 1907, at home. 
Elva Lina, 1910, at home. 



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EDWIN ERASTUS HARVEY was born iu BaiusLuu, Canada, August 1>. 
Ifc.a5. He was leaied to manhood upon his lalher's larms in Uhio, and with 
uis iatuer and brothers he went 10 Iowa in 1850. Whiie a resident ot that 
fcjtate he married JLucy Foliey in Diji. He eariy united with the Free Will 
Baptist church and alter removing to Republic county, Kansas, iu 18.2, he be- 
gan preaching lor that denomination. His last years were spent in the serv- 
ice ot the Christian denomination. In all he was ill years in tue pulpu. lie 
was aibo a successful larmer and stock raiser. His death occurred May 17, 
19U4, and was buried in Fairview cemetery between Huscher, his postolhce. 
and Concordia, Kansas. His widow still survives and lives with her oldeet 
daughter. Six children were born to llev. Edwin E. and Lucy Harvey, as 
follows : 

Clarissa A. Harvey, born February S, 1858. Married D. Baxter Farnham, 
larmer, Eugene, Lane county, Oregon. Six children: 
Wilder it., 1884, postal employe, Eugene, Oregon. Married Helen Gates. 
Verna E., 1885. Died 1909. Teacher and stenographer. 
Lucy M., 1887. Lives at Parma, Idaho. Single. 
Sue B., 1888, teacher. Single. 

Hazel O., 1890. Married Charles Evans, Eugene, Oregon. One child: Don- 
ald T. 
Waldo H., 1890, at home. 

Aaron Adam Harvey, bom June 5, 186U. Died July 24, 1910. Farmer, lie- 
public City, llepublic county, Kansas. Married Mrs. iMiranda Moody. 

Four children: 

Thomas Howard, 1891. 

Clarence Wilmer, 1896. 

Edwin Earl, 1898. 

Victor Hugo, 1902. All at home. 
Amos Roscoe Harvey, born December 9, 1861. Died April, 1862. 
Charlotte E. Harvey, born October 26, 1862. Died October 30, 1SS6. 
Zadie P. Harvey, born November 14, 1865. Married (1) Orion Farnham (de- 
ceased 1907). Three children. (2) Forest Fox, farmer, Woodside. Emery 

county, Utah. 

Garry F., 1889. Killed by train 1911. 

Atha, 1897, at home. 

Vivian, 1904, at home. 
Hiram H, Harvey, born July 4, 1870, carpenter, Eugene, Lane county, Oregon. 

Married Lucinda Gooseman. Eight children: 

Gerard, 1893, at home. 

Kenneth, 1894, at home. 

Eldara, 1896. Died 1902. 

Carrie, 1899, at home. 

Doris, 1909, at home. 

Fenton, 1902, at home. 

Gertrude, 1904, at home. 

Margaret, 1906, at home. 



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CYNTHIA LUCRETIA HARVEY was born in Canada July 22, 1S38. She 
went to Iowa with her father in 1855, where she married Hiram Polley Octo- 
ber 28, 1857. For 10 years they lived in Brownsville, Houston county, Minne- 
sota. Then they moved to Correctionville, Woodbery county, Iowa, for a few 
years. They next moved to Brewster, Blaine county, Nebraska, where Mr. 
Polley was elected to the office of County Judge, an office like that of Commis- 
sioner in other States. He was holding this office at the time of his death 
November 2, 1893. He was buried at Sargeant Bluffs, Iowa, seven miles south 
of Siou-.: City. Some years later Cynthia married Mr. Swalley. They lived at 
Sargeant Bluffs until his death in September, 1899. We next find her home- 
steading a quarter section in Wisconsin, undergoing the hardships of the pi- 
oneer. She is now in Sioux City, lov/a, keeping house for her son, Charles C. 
Polley. The children of Hiram and Cynthia L. (Harvey) Polloy are: 

Arcy Luella Polley, born August 28, 18-58. Married (1) Samuel McSparreu 

(deceased 18S2). Two children. (2) Thomas N. Nickels, farmer, Ashland, 

Ashland county, Wisconsin. Seven children. The nine children are: 

Ruby Luella, 1881, teacher, Clearwater, Oneida county, Wisconsin. Single. 

Samuel Archie, 1882, farmer, Westfield, Plymouth county, Iowa. Mar- 
ried Mabel Mulheren. One child: Orville S. 

Charles Henry, 1884. 

Alice Floss, 1886. Jilarried Leslie Hill, farmier, Newberg, Yamhill county, 
Oregon. Children: Harold and Kenneth. 

Judson Ray, 1888, farmer, Ashland, Wisconsin. Single. 

Harvey Elmer, 1890. Lost both legs by mill explosion 1911. At home. 
Single. 

Earl LeRoy, 1892, at home. 

Mabel Gladys, 1895, at home. 

Agnes Vera, 1899, at home. 

Richard X, Policy, born October 9, 1861, farmer, Sioux City, Iowa. Married 
Mrs. Evelyn Patterson. Two children: 
Dolly, 1902, at home. 
Marvel, 1904, at home. 

Charles Cooley Polley, born July 16, 1865, engineer, Sioux City, Iowa. Single. 

Willie Ersstus Polley, twin to Charles C, minister, address unknown. Last 
heard of at Dumfries, Pottawattamie county, Iowa. Married Lillie Salena 



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Hoffman. She lives in Sioux City, Iowa. Six children: 
Hazel May, 1S89, telephone girl, Sioux City, Iowa. Single. 
Ethel EInora, 1890, drug clerk, Sioux City, Iowa. Single. 
Hilam H., 1892, roundhouse, Sioux City, Iowa. Siui:le. 
Fern, 1896, cash girl in Sioux City store. 
Donald, 1900, at home. 
Raymond, 1903, at home. 
Guy Elmer Polley, born September 28, 1871, engineer and carpenter, Sheldon. 
O'Brien county, Iowa. JSlarried Ruth Palmatier. Four children: 
Crystal Lenore, 1901. 
Homer, 1906. 
Florence, 1907. 
Clad, 1910. All at home. 



DENNIS RUFUS HARVEY was born at Woodstock, Champaign county, 
Ohio, October 10, 1840. He did not go to Iowa with his father, but lived with 
his brothers in Ohio, and went to Iowa sometime during the first or second 
year of the war. He enlisted in the 38th Iowa Regiment, Company H. He was 
with General Grant in the Vicksburg campaign. At the latter place he be- 
came sick with typhoid fever, and was sent North. He wrote his sister, Cyn- 
thia, that he feared he could not live but hoped to reach home before death. 
He died at Keokuk, Iowa, August 30, 1863, and was buried there, the exact lo- 
cation of his grave not known to the writer. He w-as single. He is said to 
have been industrious, studious and religious. 



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NOTES AND COMMENTS ON THE ABOVE OUTLINE. 

Tile writer attempted to locate the grave of William Harvey (1754-1826) 
but was unsuccessful. H. B. Welch, who cares for the cemetery at Lyudon, 
Vermont, writes that there is no ferave marlied to the memory of William Har- 
vey, Lut that he might be buried there as there are a number of graves of Rev- 
olutionary soldiers that have no markers. He further states that there is a 
Revolutionary Soldiers' Monument located in the cemetery with inscriptions 
one of which is: "Erastus Harvey, Died August 20, 1S26. Age 72 Years." As 
this corresponds to the date of his death and his age it is reasonable to con- 
clude that his full name was William Erastus Harvey. 

There is a Harvey book written by Oscar Jewell Harvey, of Wilkes-Barre, 
Pennsylvania, a copy of which is in the Library of Congress, Washington; the 
New berg Library, Chicago; the Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, Minn., 
and other libraries. The writer has not personally examined it but had it ex- 
amined by a friend at Washington, D. C, who reports that he is unable to con- 
nect the Harveys therein listed with those of our family. This only confirms 
the tradition that our branch is of different origin than most of the Harveys 
of America, who are English, while we are Scotch. The Library of Congress 
also contains "Ancestry of Colonel John Harvey, of Northvy-ood, New Hamp- 
shire"'; "Inscriptions in Harvey Vault and Chapel, Hempstead church, Essex 
county, England"; "Genealogy of Famiyl of Harvey, Folkstone, Kent county, 
England." There are volumes on the Ainsworth and the Bcebe families for 
sale by eastern genealogical firms. 

When the family came to Woodstock, Ohio, from Canada, they stayed 
all night in Columbus, Ohio. When morning came they loaded up and 
started on their way. They had not gone far Avhen grandmother missed one 
of her flock. They returned to the lodging house and found David M. (1S33), 
still sleeping. He was hustled out and the journey was begun anew. He was 
5 years old. 

After they had settled on the farm at Woodstock, Betsey Jane (1S22) went 
to a neighbors to spend the day. When evening cam.e she started home. Be- 
fore she reached home darkness came down upon her and soon she came to 
a fence. She turned her horse about thinking she had taken the wrong trail. 
But each time the horse would come back to the fence. Finally she hitched 
the horse to a tree and sat on a log waiting for morning. When morning came 
she found she was only a few rods from her father's house. During her ab- 
sence they had built a fence around the clearing which accounts for her being 
lost. 



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Aunt Cyiithia (ISSJS), remembers that about the time the family was liv- 
ing on Mill Creek in Logan county, that there was talked about a Betlis es- 
tate in France being divided. She does not recall that there ever came of it, 
anything more substantial than talk. John Bettis, however, is supposed to 
have left behind him a wealthy parentage. 

Grandfather Harvey (1789), delighted to hold his grandchildren on hia 
knee to whom he would sing his favorite song: "Life is passing away, away. 
Hour by hour and day by day." ^ ^ iZA ^WW 

'there are two sets of double cousins among the grandchildren as follows; 
Alonzo A. Harvey (1818), married Rachel Ballinger, and Thomas Ballinger 
married Mary Ann Harvey (1826). Edwin E. Harvey (1835), married Lucy 
Policy, and Hiram Polley married Cynthia L. Harvey (1838). 

The oldest grandchild is W. Austin Harvey (184U); the youngest is Mary 
Ethel Williams (1881). In fact the three youngest children of Amos 1". Har- 
vey (1829), are the three youngest grandchildren. 

Clara Adelade Dean (LSCS), daughter of W. Austin Harvey, is the oldest 
great-grandchild; Clifford Harvey (1911), son of Frank Harvey, in L'ncle AI- 
bee's family, is the youngest here recorded. 

Kev. Thomas Harvey (18.52), remained with the radical branch of the 
U. B. church when that denomination split over secrecy. 

Charles Harvey (1851), of Valley Springs, S. D., has been Comraissiouer 
of iMinnehaha county. South Dakota, for nine years. His second term ex- 
pires in 1912. 

Lcinson B. Harvey (1858), was for twenty years in the Surveyor's office 
at Marysville, Union county, Ohio, first as County Surveyor, then as Deputy. 

Rev. Julius Cone Harvey (1862), of Saint Maries, Idaho, is a graduate <>f 
Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa. 

Clarissa A. Farnhara (1858), of Eugene, Oregon, was for many years a 
school teacher. She is a fine writer and her letters show marks of scholar- 
ship. 

Rev. Alonzo H. Ballinger (IS 14), was a member of Company A. 121st O. V. 
I. He marched to the sea with General Sherman. George Thompson was a 



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member of Company I, 45th O. V. I. Isaac Webb was a member of the 13lh 
Ohio Independent Battery. Augustus Nafe was a member of the 4th Iowa In- 
dependent Battery. John Henning was also a member of some regiment. 

The sons of Mary Ellen Banning (1849), of Mott, North Dakota, have bolh 
steam and gasoline breaking rigs. The former draws twelve and the latter 
eight plows. 

Rev. Milo R. Ballinger (1868), is a graduate of the O. W. U., of Delaware, 
Ohio. For the last nine years he has been pastor of the Colbern Street U. B. 
church, Toledo, Ohio. 

Alouzo A. Harvey (1873), of Castalia, Iowa, is a graduate of the Upper 
Iowa University. In 1911 he received the prize for the best ten ears of corn 
raised in the north third of that State, and there came to him as a prize, a two 
hundred dollar engine. 

Anyone bearing the name of Harvey not herein recorded, who might be 
distantly related to the descendants of Rev. Erastus Harvey, must of neces- 
sity be of the Nathan B. Harvey family of Western New York State, or of Rev. 
Rufus Harvey's family, partial outline of these being given. 

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