William Gay Sr.
(1781-1840)
Mary Ann Hayes
(1778-1865)
John Beeker
(1785-1843)
Christina Young
(1790-1865)
John B. Gay Sr.
(1812-1888)
Elizabeth Beeker
(1822-1915)
Elmina Gay
(1848-1920)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John A. Hoilman

Elmina Gay 2 3 4

  • Born: 9 Mar 1848, Prairie Township, White, IN, USA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): John A. Hoilman on 18 Aug 1872 in , White, IN 1
  • Died: 14 Oct 1920, , Tippecanoe, IN at age 72 3 4
  • Buried: 17 Oct 1920, Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3 4

   FamilySearch ID: L5BF-9F9.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in District 130, White, IN, USA. 5 The 1850 census recorded in District 130 in White County: John Gay, farmer, 37, living with wife Elizabeth, 28; William H., 7; Ann S., 5; Elmina, 3; and Eliza Jane, 3 months. John was born in Ohio, the others in Indiana. His real estate was worth $3500.
His neighbor is James Gay, farmer, 41, living with his mother, Mary Ann, 67, and Joseph Gay, farmer, 32. The men were born in Ohio and their mother in Pennsylvania. James' real estate was worth $4030 and Joseph's $3000.

2. Census in 1860 in Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. 6 The 1860 census recorded John Gay, farmer, 47, living with wife Elizabeth, 38; William, farmer, 17; Ann S., 15; Elmina, 11; Eliza J., 10; Alvin, 9; Sarah A., 7; Charles, 5; Kissiah, 3; and Milton, 6 months. All were born in Indiana except father John in Ohio. John had no real estate value and William $3000.
Next door is James Gay, 53, farmer, born in Ohio, with wife Kessiah, 29, born in Virginia and sons John, 7, and George, 3.

3. Census in 1870 in Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. 7 The 1870 census recorded John Gay, farmer, 57, living with wife Elizabeth, 49; William, farmer, 27; Ansolena, 23; Elmina, 21; Alvin, 19; Charles, 14; Sarah, 16; Milton, 12; Kissiah, 9; and John, 7. The post office was Brookston. John's real estate was valued at $12000 and personal estate $1635. William had real estate worth $3000 and personal estate $420. Also on the census page is John's brother Joseph, 53, with his family, and on next page James Gay, 62, with his family.

4. Census in 1880 in Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. 8 The 1800 census recorded John Hoilman, retail grocer, 39, living with wife Elmina, 31; Willard, 7; Culver, 5; James, 3; Laura M., 1, and John's mother Mary Hoilman, 68. John and his mother were born in Ohio and all others in Indiana. John's father and his mother's mother were born in Virginia and her father in ireland.

5. Census in 1900 in Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. The 1900 census recorded Elmina Hoilman, widowed, 52, born Mar 1848, living with son Willard D., 24, Dec 1876; Culver J., 26, Jul 1874; James G., 24, Aug 1876; Laura M., 21, Jan 1879; and Mary M., 9, Apr 1891. Everyone and their mother was born in Indiana and their fathers in Ohio. The census columns record Elmina had given birth to 5 children by 1900 and all were alive.

6. Cause of Death: acute dilation of heart, arteriosclerosis, 14 Oct 1920, Prairie Township, White, IN, USA. 4


Elmina married John A. Hoilman on 18 Aug 1872 in , White, IN.1 (John A. Hoilman was born on 15 Sep 1840 in , , OH,9 died on 24 Feb 1892 9 and was buried in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, ttps://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFXK-L4N : 13 January 2020), John A. Hoilman, 1872, Almina Gay.

2 Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski Counties, Indiana (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1899, 1075 pages), Volume 1, page 392. William H. Gay.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7148253.

4 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 35354. Elmina Hoilman, widowed, father John Gay, mother Elizabeth Beeker, spouse John A. Hoilman, informant Milton Gay brother.

5 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHV6-BRC John Gay, White county, White, Indiana, United States; citing family 6.

6 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4NC-HT1 John Gay, 1860.

7 1870 United States Census, John Gay Year: 1870; Census Place: Prairie, White, Indiana; Roll: M593_373; Page: 251A; Family History Library Film: 545872.

8 1800 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHSB-NWR John Hoilman, Prairie, White, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 185, sheet 348C.

9 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7148254.



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