Raising The Sultana

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  • Pvt. John Franklin Chenoweth, Oldest Son Never Returned Home

    Pvt. John Franklin Chenoweth was born on January 5, 1844.  He was the eldest son of Stephen K. Chenoweth  and Casandra Perfect.  His father came to Henry County from Ohio and his mother came, with her parents, from Marion County, West Virginia. They both settled in Prairie Township, Henry County, and were married on February 11, 1841, the ceremony being performed by William H....

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 05 April at 09:40 | Comment(s)

  • Josephus Test: A Sultana Death

    Josephus Israel Test was born in 1822 to Benjamin Franklin Test and Abigail Cornwell in New Hope, Brown County, Ohio.  Census in 1840 lists him as living in Tate Township, Clermont County, Ohio.  Test married Sarah Landon on November 14, 1858 in Ohio.  They had four children:  George was born around 1860, Maxie M, Eva E, and Rebecca J who was born around 1863.  Test jo...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 25 April 2015 | Comment(s)

  • Pvt. William Carter Warner's Story

    William Carter Warner was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 6, 1848 to the parents of Henderson Warner and Rosannah Carter.  William enlisted in the 9th Indiana Cavalry at an early age of 15 on October 24, 1863.  He served in Company B until September 25, 1864 when he was captured by the Confederate army at Sulphur Branch Trestle in Alabama along with 799 others.  The Union side...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 20 February 2015 | Comment(s)