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From: "John W. Hamblen" <>
Subject: Re: Clapton/Followell
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 1999 08:08:28 -0400

1860 census Hamblen Twp Brown Co.
#745 Mahala Clapton, 12, hshld of John Cordry

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From: Adina Dyer <>
To: <>
Date: Sunday, July 25, 1999 11:47 PM
Subject: Re: Clapton/Followell

>"John W. Hamblen" wrote:
>> which Followell?
>> John W. Hamblen, Columbus, IN
>My Followell was Maria Followell who married Jesse Clapton in 1840. I
>her mother might have been the Mahala Followell who married William
>but I don't have solid proof yet. However, she did name her second
>Mahala. I have no clue as to the father of Maria Followell, but believe
she may
>have been illegitimate - just a hunch. There is supposed to be Native
>blood on that side of the family, and I think this may be where it came in.
>Below is the family of Jesse and Maria, plus a court record from
Bartholomew Co.
>that someone brought to my attention, which shows Mahala Followell
>had a daughter named Maria. One of these days I'm hoping to find Maria's
>"Indenture" record which is mentioned in that court document. It might
help me
>determine Maria's father.
>Bartholomew Co., IN (Bk 1, pg. 155 1833-1839 )
>"At this time comes Mahala Percifield late Mahala Followell the mother of
>Followell a poor Girl of said county, together with William Percifield her
>husband and now prays the Court to grand an order to recind the Indenture
>entered into between the Overseer of the poor of ColumbusTownship in said
>and John Miller and the said John Miller personally comes into open court
>assents to the recinding of said Indenture, and upon hearing the evidence
>by the said Percifield, It is order by the court that the aforesaid
Indenture be
>disannulled and set aside et that the said John Miller be forever hereafter
>discharged adn released from the same and that the ^ Maria be restored to
>said Percifield her father."
>Descendants of Maria Followell
> 1 Maria FOLLOWELL Born: CA 1827 in Kentucky Died: Unknown in Newton Co.,
> +Jesse CLAPTON Born: CA 1819 in Kentucky Died: Unknown Married: 25
>1840 in Brown Co., IN
>Jesse and Maria were divorced in 1853, Brown Co., IN.
>Children of Jesse and Maria--
>Elizabeth Ann CLAPTON Born: CA 1844 in Indiana Died: October 1870 in
>Co., IN
>+Benjamin J. HUBBARD Married: 4 June 1859 in Brown Co., IN
> *2nd Husband of Elizabeth Ann CLAPTON:
>...... +William Willard HAYWARD Born: CA 1845 in Nunda, Livingston Co., NY
>Died: March 1917 in Indiana Harbor, Porter Co., IN Married: 12 February
1865 in
>Tippecanoe Co., IN
>[Elizabeth Ann and William Hayward are my ancestors.]
>.. 2 Mahala CLAPTON Born: CA 1848 in Indiana Died: Unknown
>...... +William S. HUTCHISON Married: 19 November 1868 in Brown Co., IN
>.. 2 Nancy J. CLAPTON Born: CA 1851 in Indiana
>...... +Nathaniel HOLCROFT Married: 1871 in Brown Co., IN
> *2nd Husband of Maria FOLLOWELL:
>. +Solomon HICKS Born: CA 1816 Died: Unknown in Newton Co., IN Married: 11
>December 1859 in Brown Co., Indiana
>.. 2 George HICKS Born: CA 1860
>.. 2 Casanah HICKS Born: CA 1863
>Adina Dyer
>West Lafayette, IN
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