Alexander Sterrett
Tharissa "Tersey" McClain
(Abt 1821-Abt 1848)
Leonard Beeker
Anna L. Stingley
Joseph C. Sterrett
Orlena Beeker
Sumner J. Sterrett


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1. Clara Elizabeth McKinley

Sumner J. Sterrett 1 2

  • Born: 5 Jun 1873, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Clara Elizabeth McKinley
  • Died: 19 Jun 1952, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN at age 79 1 2
  • Buried: 21 Jun 1952, Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 2

   FamilySearch ID: LZZ9-G4T.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 3 The 1880 census recorded Joseph Sterrett, farmer, 40, living with wife Orlena, 32; son Clinton E., 13; daughter Docia M. 12; daughter Cora A., 11; son Simmon J., 7; daughter Osa A., 5; son Oda L., 5; son Carlie, 2; and daughter Macy, 7 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana.

2. Obituary: Journal and Courier: obituary of Sumner J. Sterrett on 20 Jun 1952 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 1 SUMNER J. STEKRETT
Sumner J. Sterrett, 79, a native and lifelong resident of near Battle Ground, died yesterday afternoon in the home of a son, Chester, near Battle Ground. Mr. Sterrett had been ill since April. He was a member of the Metnodist church and had been a farmer all his life. He married Clara McKinley who survives. Survivors include the widow, seven sons, Chester, at whose home he died; Floyd of Camden, Joseph of Delphi, Leonard of Lafayette, Elva of here, Lowell of Reynolds, and Orville of Monon; a sister, Mrs. Macy Collier and a brother, Kiley, both of Lafayette.

Sumner married Clara Elizabeth McKinley. (Clara Elizabeth McKinley was born on 3 Aug 1877 in Americus, Tippecanoe, IN, USA,4 5 died on 25 Jun 1956 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 4 5 and was buried on 28 Jun 1956 in Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 4 5.)


1 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 20 Jun 1952, page 12. Obituary of Sumner J. Sterrett.

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3 1880 United States Census, Joseph Sterrett, Tippecanoe, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 20, sheet 166B.

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5 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 26 Jun 1956 page 4. Obituary of Clara Sterrett.

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