Posted By:Cindy Combs
Subject:Re: Benton Co. Look-ups
Post Date:March 15, 2001 at 04:52:31
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Forum:Benton County, IN Genealogy Forum
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My ggrandfather Amos Leighty was listed in the 1900 Benton county census. Also listed nearby I believe were his brothers Lewis and David Leighty and sister Rhoda Vandervort and his mother Sarah who was widowed and lived with Rhoda and her husband Ross. I have started out with a dead end with my Amos and his family. Shortly after the 1900 Benton county census my ggrandfather Amos and his wife Almira moved to Omaha where she died in 1903 of T.B. My mother who is 85 yrs. old remembers family from Indiana coming to visit Omaha but doesn't remember names. I cannot find any info on David or Lewis or Rhoda Vandervort after the 1900 Benton census. I was wondering if they show up on the 1910 census. My ggrandfather Amos was born in 1864 in Otterbein and his death certificate lists his father as Daniel Leighty born in Ohio. My mother says that she remembers the name Jacob and Daniel and may be the middle name of Amos. Any info you can find on the Leighty's in this area I would appreciate so much. I have listed many posting and have gotten nowhere.