Family Tree of Luanne Lynne Vernon Henthorn


Elmer Rushton 1 was born on 16 Dec 1901 in KS. He died 2 on 16 Jun 1993 in Salem, Marion, OR. Elmer married Thelma Lee Vernon.

Thelma Lee Vernon [Parents] was born 1 on 22 Feb 1907. She died 2, 3 on 6 Oct 1994 in Spanaway, Pierce, WA and was buried in 1994 in Kanona Cem., Kanona, Decatur, KS. Thelma married Elmer Rushton.

Thelma is Effie's daughter from a previous marriage.


Tilmon Fox [scrapbook] was born 1 on 14 Feb 1831 in TN. He died 2 on 28 Apr 1900 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in 1900 in Middle Creek United Methodist Church Cem., Sevier Co., TN. Tilmon married Martha Lawson about 1879 in Sevier Co., TN.

Other marriages:
Trotter, Elizabeth Emert

2nd son of Wm. Fox and Rebecca Dickey.

Martha Lawson [scrapbook] was born 1 on 14 Jun 1849 in TN. She died 2 on 21 Feb 1932 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in Feb 1932 in Middle Creek United Methodist Church Cem., Sevier Co., TN. Martha married Tilmon Fox about 1879 in Sevier Co., TN.

They had the following children:

  F i E. C. Fox was born 1 about 1879 in Sevier Co., TN.

John Sevier Trotter [Parents] was born 1 on 20 Nov 1807 in Elkmont, Sevier, TN. He died 2 on 11 May 1884 in Sevier Co., TN and was buried in May 1884 in Middle Creek United Methodist Church Cem., Sevier Co., TN. John married Mary Eliza Coleman before 1860 in Sevier Co., TN.

Other marriages:
Mattox, Talitha Susan
Finley, Mary J.

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Will of John S. Trotter.
I John S. Trotter of the State of Tennessee and the County of Sevier being of sound mind and disposing memory, do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament to wit:
First I will that all my debts and funeral expenses be paid by my executor out of the assets of my estate.
Second I will and bequeath unto my wife, Mary Trotter, all the property personal, including money, notes and all other personally, which may at my death may remain in her possession and which I acquired from her by virtue of my marital rights, to be taken and held by her absolutely: And also I will and bequeath to her son and during her natural life the homestead heretofore laid off to me out of my homefarm: reserved and occupied by me as such, including the mansion and out houses thereon with the garden or ?. and with the right to cut and use such wood and timber as she may need for the proper use and enjoyment of said homestead from the wood lands belonging to my said home farm. Lying west of the middle creek road leading from Sevierville and east of the Little Pigeon River: All household and kitchen furniture, provisions and such other of my personal property left in her possession on said homestead as may be necessary and proper for it's use and enjoyment: Also a one fourth undivided interest in and to the Mills known as the Pigeon Forge Mills.
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Including all the machinery tc thereto attached except saw mill.
Third I will and bequeath unto my son, George W. Trotter that part of my homefarm lying west of the middle creek and leading to Sevierville and east and north of the west fork of Little Pigeon River, the including the remainder interest in the homestead, hereinbefore bequeath to my wife and subject to her right to use timber off the same as herein before provided. To my son Pleasant H. Trotter if he survives me, otherwise to his heirs that part of my home farm consisting of two adjoining tracts lying East of the Middle creek said road leading to Sevierville and of said Pigeon River: and to my daughter-in-law, Mary Trotter for life with the remainder to the heirs of her body by my deceased son W. J. Trotter, two adjoining tracts of land now in her possession. West of said Little Pigeon River adjoining lands of Curtis Mills, Joseph Huffs's heirs and others: upon the following conditions respectively, to wit: the shall pay my executors with interest from June 8th 1876. Except G. W. Trotter, whe shall pay without interest the said G. W. Trotter the sum of five thousand dollars: the said R. H. Trotter or his heirs the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars: The said Mary R. Trotter and said heirs of her body the sum of two thousand dollars and said sums or made expressed liens and charges upon said several tracts of land respectively.
Fourth I have heretofore on 8th June 1876. Conveyed to my son John M. Trotter a certain tract of land situated on Mill creek for which I hold his note for the sum of two thousand dollars leaving interest from the said 8th June 1876, the same being heir on said tract of land, and I do therefore will and direct that said John M. Trotter shall pay to my executor said note and interest. Thereon and also the further sum of one thousand dollars without interest in consideration of said tract of land and the legacies given him under this will and the same is made a change and lien upon any and all legacies and benefits given him under this will.
Fifth By papal contract I have heretofore sold to my son George W. Trotter a one fourth interest in said Pigeon Forge Mills above mentioned and in the machinery & lot of land thereto belonging, and the entire interest in the saw mill thereto attached, but I have reserved the title thereto to secure various amounts due me from said George W. Trotter. And to save me harmless from various liabilities which I have incurred for him as his surety: now it is my will and I so direct upon the settlement of all said amounts due me from said George W. Trotter, and the discharge by him of all said liabilities incurred by me as his surety my executor make him title to said interest in said mills as above described, otherwise to subject it to the payment of said debts and the discharge of said liabilities.
Sixth: I will and direct that my executor upon my decease take possession of my interest in said Pigeon Forge Mills, and sum or sent the same for

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The benefit of my estate until my wives interest therein shall fall in, and then he sell my interest in the same including the interest bequeathed herein before to my wife, and also of my personal property as I have hereinbefore bequeathed to my wife for life and shall be left after her death.
I also will and direct that upon my death my executor shall sell all of my real estate not hereinbefore specifically devised and he may sell said lands as well as said Mill property either at public or private sale and upon such terms as he may deem to the best interest of my estate.
Seventh: Should any of the devisees of the real estate specifically devised by this will decline to accept the devises upon the condition prescribed then I will and direct that my executor, as directed in the last preceding item of this will shall sell said land so devised and not accepted.
Eighth: I will and bequeath that the net fund arising from the collection of my choses in action. The sale of my personal and real estate as directed and and sums paid to my executor under the provisions of this will be distributed by my executor equally among my children living and the representatives of those deceased, the latter taking as classes their ancestors share, to wit: John M. Trotter, James T. Trotter, Pleasant H. Trotter, George W. Trotter, Asa Baker (formerly Trotter), the children of William J. Trotter deceased, The children of Sarah Wynn, deceased and the children of Nancy McMahan, deceased to wit: Alice McMahan, and the shares of those against whom certain

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Sum and charges by this will be offset against said changes or allowed as payments thereon.
Ninth: I make no charge against any of my children for advancements made to them other than herein made.
Tenth: I hereby nominate and appoint as in the management and administration of my estate W. R. Turner, the executor of this my last will and testament, my friend M. W. McCown, and as counsel and legal adviser both of whom shall be paid reasonable compensation for their services in the execution of this will out of the assets of my estate.
Eleventh: In addition to the provisions hereinbefore for my wife I further will and direct that she shall have during her life the right to graze and pasture such cows and cattle and other stock as she may desire to keep for her use upon the pasture lands on that part of my home farm hereinbefore bequeathed to my son G. W. Trotter.
The underlineations above made in the same hand as the body of this will were made before signing.
In testimony whereto I have hereto set my hand on this 3rd day of November AD 1882.
J. S. Trotter
Signed and acknowledged in our presents and witnessed by us at the request and in the presence of said John S. Trotter on this 3rd day of Nov. 1882
A.T. Marshall
P. A. Wynn.

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I John S. Trotter, do make and execute this a codicil of my will as follows: Alice McMahan, having died since making my will leaving no issue, I therefore revoke that part of my will making her a distribute to the same and that the share she would have received to be divided equally with my other children and their representatives.
This 4th day of March 1884.
J. S. Trotter
Attest
P.A.Wynn
C.H. Fox

Admitted to probate 2nd day of June 1884. See record page 509
D. H. Emert Clerk

(From the Sevier Co. On-line Library - www.sevierlibrary.org)

Mary Eliza Coleman was born 1 about 1817 in NC. She died on 5 Jan 1873 in Sevier Co., TN. Mary married John Sevier Trotter before 1860 in Sevier Co., TN.

They had the following children:

  F i Nancy A. Trotter was born 1 about 1854 in TN.

Howard David Andrews

Fernerva Florence McCarty [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 6 Jun 1899 in KS. She died 3 on 28 Jul 1989 in Denver, Denver, CO. Fernerva married 4 Howard David Andrews on 1 Jun 1920 in Wray, Yuma, CO. The marriage ended in divorce.

They had the following children:

  F i Virginia Lee Andrews
  F ii Shirley Jean Andrews
  M iii Howard Keith Andrews
  F iv Harley Duane Andrews

Kenneth Estol McCarty [Parents] was born 1, 2, 3 on 15 Nov 1909 in KS. He died 4 in Apr 1975 in Arvada, Jefferson, CO. Kenneth married Clare Yvonne Paul on 31 Dec 1928 in NE.

Clare Yvonne Paul was born on 14 Mar 1914 in Omaha, Douglas, NE. She died 1 on 3 Jul 1999 in Ocala, Marion, FL. Clare married Kenneth Estol McCarty on 31 Dec 1928 in NE.

They had the following children:

  F i Kay Frances McCarty
  F ii Donna Dee McCarty

Warren Harvey Thrasher [Parents] was born 1, 2, 3 on 28 Aug 1904 in Decatur Co., KS. He died 4 on 20 Jan 1994 in Portland, Multnomah, OR and was buried in Jan 1994 in Pleasant View Pioneer Cem., Carver, Clackamas, OR. Warren married 5, 6 Vonda C. Kathka on 4 Aug 1940 in Oberlin, Decatur, KS.

Vonda C. Kathka was born 1, 2 on 10 Apr 1912 in KS. She died 3 on 10 Apr 1990 in Oregon City, Clackamas, OR and was buried in Apr 1990 in Pleasant View Pioneer Cem., Carver, Clackamas, OR. Vonda married 4, 5 Warren Harvey Thrasher on 4 Aug 1940 in Oberlin, Decatur, KS.

Vonda's parents were Julius and Cora (Barrett) Kathka.

They had the following children:

  M i Ronald Warren Thrasher
  M ii Darrel Jay Thrasher
  M iii Clyde Julius Thrasher
  F iv Doris Vonda Thrasher

William Clyde Thrasher [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 10 Apr 1907 in KS. He died 3 on 18 Dec 1989 in Portland, Multnomah, OR and was buried in Dec 1989 in Willamette Natl. Cem., Portland, Multnomah, OR. William married Alma Freisen in Jan 1934. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
Maple Sinclair, Helen Alva

Alma Freisen

They had the following children:

  F i Janene Gail Thrasher
  F ii Charlotte Rae Thrasher

William Clyde Thrasher [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 10 Apr 1907 in KS. He died 3 on 18 Dec 1989 in Portland, Multnomah, OR and was buried in Dec 1989 in Willamette Natl. Cem., Portland, Multnomah, OR. William married Helen Alva Maple Sinclair on 26 Aug 1945 in Stevenson, Skamania, WA.

Other marriages:
Freisen, Alma

Helen Alva Maple Sinclair

They had the following children:

  M i Rodney Roscoe Thrasher
  F ii Margaret Ann Thrasher

Howard Victor Vernon [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 5 Aug 1902 in Decatur Co., KS. He died 3 on 3 May 1972 in Admire, Lyon, KS. Howard married 4, 5 Veva Christina Crispin on 9 Jun 1935 in Agra, Phillips, KS.

Veva Christina Crispin

They had the following children:

  F i Leda Faye Vernon
  M ii Larry Gene Vernon
  M iii Arden J. Vernon

William Percifield [Parents] was born 1 about 1788 in TN. He married Mahala on 7 Jul 1835.

Mahala was born 1 about 1805 in KY. She married William Percifield on 7 Jul 1835.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary Percifield was born 1 about 1833 in IN.

Was possibly born out of wedlock. Mahala and William had to go to court in 1836 to get her.
  F ii Elizabeth Percifield was born 1 about 1838 in IN.
  M iii Gilbert Percifield was born 1 about 1840 in IN.

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