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Native American heritage? Abraham L. GALE 1866-1911m: Rachel E. REED 1876-1975
Posted by: Sheryl Williams (ID *****7003) Date: October 15, 2006 at 13:51:18
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Does anyone recognize this family? If so, what information might you have regarding their Native American heritage?


8. Rachel Etta REED (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born 29 JAN 1876 in Near Dallas, Texas, and died 24 JAN 1975 in Moulton, Iowa. Appanoose Co. Iowa. She was buried in Orleans Cemetery NE of Moulton, Iowa By Duley Funeral Home, Moulton, Iowa. She married Abraham Lincoln GALE 23 AUG 1893 in Appanoose Co., Iowa, son of Joseph Wasson GALE and Louisa Catherine SEVERS. He was born 22 APR 1866 in Near Orleans, Iowa, and died 22 NOV 1911 in Moulton Iowa.

Children of Rachel Etta REED and Abraham Lincoln GALE are:
+ 33 i. Dorpha Ellen GALE was born 5 MAY 1896 in Walnut City, Iowa, and died 31 OCT 1953 in Centerville, Iowa, St Josephs Hospital.
+ 34 ii. Myrtle Mae GALE was born 15 MAR 1898 in Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died 27 JAN 1991.
35 iii. Mildred Marie GALE was born 19 NOV 1900 in Moulton Iowa, and died 4 DEC 1980 in Seymour, Iowa.
+ 36 iv. Arthur Fenmore GALE was born 15 APR 1904 in Moulton Iowa, and died 27 JUN 1967 in South Millwaukee, Wisconsin.
+ 37 v. Helen Irene GALE was born 14 AUG 1906 in Moulton Iowa, and died 25 MAY 1968 in Arcadia, Ca.
38 vi. Oliver Wendell GALE was born 3 MAR 1909 in Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died 7 AUG 1975.
+ 39 vii. Eva Colleen GALE was born 1 FEB 1912 in Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died JUN 1968.

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1. Permelia Ellen LYONS (William Hiram LYONS1) was born 25 JUL 1841 in Indiana, and died 29 NOV 1916 in Oklahoma. She was buried in Nabisco Cemetery, Texas Co., Oklahoma. She married 1)Benjamin REED 17 FEB 1857 in Putnam, Co., Missouri. He was born 1797 in Fleming, Daviess Co., Kentucky, and died APR 1876 in Texas. She married 2)William Lovejoy LEDBETTER 2 JUN 1878 in , Appanoose, Iowa, son of William LEDBETTER and Eunice SILER. He was born 11 MAR 1848 in Asheboro, Randolph Co., North Carolina, and died 6 JUN 1922 in Tyrone, Oklahoma.

Children of Permelia Ellen LYONS and Benjamin REED are:
+ 2 i. Estella REED was born 15 MAR 1858 in Moulton, Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died 13 APR 1944 in Boulder, Colorado.
+ 3 ii. Alonzo REED was born 16 OCT 1860.
+ 4 iii. Alvina REED was born MAY 1862, and died 7 MAR 1901 in Yell Township, Webster Co. Iowa.
5 iv. Laura REED was born ABT 1866 in Iowa.
6 v. Hiram Fidello REED was born 28 JAN 1867.
+ 7 vi. Walter REED was born 21 JUN 1872 in Clinton, Henry Co., Missouri, and died 31 OCT 1945 in Moulton, Appanoose Co., Iowa.
+ 8 vii. Rachel Etta REED was born 29 JAN 1876 in Near Dallas, Texas, and died 24 JAN 1975 in Moulton, Iowa. Appanoose Co. Iowa.

Note: It is believed that both Permelia Lyons and Benjamin Reed were full-blood Native Americans, Indian tribe unknown.

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Children of Permelia Ellen LYONS and William Lovejoy LEDBETTER are:
+ 9 i. Jessie LEDBETTER was born ABT 1879 in Iowa.
+ 10 ii. Valna Belle LEDBETTER was born ABT 1881, and died 1908 in Texas Co., Oklahoma.
+ 11 iii. Lillie Leota LEDBETTER was born 3 APR 1882 in Moulton, Appanoose, Iowa, and died 22 APR 1965.

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2. Estella REED (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born 15 MAR 1858 in Moulton, Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died 13 APR 1944 in Boulder, Colorado. She married Henry William CULVER 17 MAR 1881 in Webster Co., Iowa, son of Aaron CULVER and Marie WALKER. He was born 6 FEB 1860 in Centerville, Iowa, and died 19 DEC 1934 in Liberal, Seward Co. Kansas.

Children of Estella REED and Henry William CULVER are:
+ 12 i. Hattie Zeporah CULVER was born 5 JUL 1881 in Lehigh, Webster Co. Iowa, and died 17 MAR 1973.
+ 13 ii. Bessie Alvena CULVER was born 6 AUG 1883 in Dayton, Webster Co. Iowa, and died 25 OCT 1958 in Palm Springs, San Bernadino, CA.
+ 14 iii. Rachel Etta CULVER was born 5 SEP 1887 in Liberal, Seward Co. Kansas, and died 25 DEC 1947 in San Fernando, CA.
+ 15 iv. Lewis Francis CULVER was born 6 MAY 1890 in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, and died 3 APR 1957 in Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas.
16 v. James Ottis CULVER was born 1 AUG 1894 in Centropolis, Franklin KS, and died 15 MAY 1979. He married Hazel Lucille HANNER 12 JUL 1920 in Stevens, Kansas, daughter of Joseph Newton HANNER and Harriet Emily HALLOWAY. She was born 8 OCT 1902.

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3. Alonzo REED (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born 16 OCT 1860. He married Sarah POWELL. He married Ida Mae BANE 22 DEC 1882 in Webster, Co., Iowa, daughter of Harvey BANE and Lidda L POWELL. She was born 1863 in Dodge Co. Wisconsin, and died 25 DEC 1889 in Dayton, Webster, Co. Iowa. She was buried in Dayton Cemetery, Webster Co, Iowa.

Child of Alonzo REED and Ida Mae BANE is:
17 i. Linda REED was born OCT 1883.

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4. Alvina REED (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born MAY 1862, and died 7 MAR 1901 in Yell Township, Webster Co. Iowa. She was buried in Dayton Cemetery, Webster, Co., Iowa. She married Frank Albert POWELL 16 JAN 1884 in Webster Co., Iowa. He was born 22 SEP 1857 in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, and died 31 JAN 1937 in Stratford, Hamilton Co., Iowa. He was buried 4 FEB 1937 in Bass Cemetery, Lehigh, Webster Co., Iowa.

Children of Alvina REED and Frank Albert POWELL are:
18 i. Earl POWELL.
19 ii. J E POWELL was born 1881 in Yell Township, Webster Co., Iowa.
+ 20 iii. John POWELL was born 18 FEB 1885 in Yell Township, Webster Co., Iowa, and died 18 FEB 1920 in Minburn, Iowa.
+ 21 iv. Rosetta Ellen POWELL was born 6 JAN 1887.
+ 22 v. Annabelle POWELL was born 12 FEB 1889 in Dayton, Webster, Co., Iowa, and died 16 APR 1962 in Webster, Co., Iowa.
23 vi. Pearl William POWELL was born 18 MAR 1890 in Dayton, Webster co., Iowa, and died MAY 1968. He married Alice JOHNSON. He married Tressie Mae DUTCHER 18 OCT 1911 in Lehigh, Webster Co., Iowa. She was born 28 JUL 1894 in Dayton, Webster co., Iowa, and died 11 OCT 1912 in Stratford, Hamilton Co., Iowa.
+ 24 vii. Alonzo (Lonnie) POWELL was born 5 FEB 1892 in Webster City, Hamilton, Co., Iowa, and died 5 MAY 1948 in Webster City, Hamilton, Co., Iowa.
25 viii. Cara POWELL was born 20 SEP 1893 in Dayton, Webster Co., Iowa, and died 1893 in Webster, Co., Iowa.
+ 26 ix. Clara Agnes POWELL was born 20 SEP 1893 in Dayton, Webster, Co., Iowa, and died 16 SEP 1966 in Fort Dodge, Webster, Co., Iowa.
+ 27 x. George" Riley" POWELL was born 29 APR 1895 in Dayton, Webster, Co., Iowa, and died 20 SEP 1975 in Webster City, Hamilton, Co., Iowa.
28 xi. Elviney POWELL was born 1900, and died 27 FEB 1915.

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7. Walter REED (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born 21 JUN 1872 in Clinton, Henry Co., Missouri, and died 31 OCT 1945 in Moulton, Appanoose Co., Iowa. He was buried in Hardin Cemetery, Moulton, Iowa. He married Katie LINDEN 11 JUL 1894 in Appanoose Co. Iowa. She was born 1870 in Willington, West Virginia, and died 1962 in Moulton, Appanoose Co., Iowa. She was buried in Hardin Cemetery, Moulton, Iowa.

Children of Walter REED and Katie LINDEN are:
29 i. Trenton REED.
30 ii. William Lester REED was born 6 NOV 1896 in Moulton, Iowa, and died 8 APR 1927 in At his fathers home in Moulton, Iowa. He married Lulu OSBORN 6 MAR 1919.
31 iii. Ralph L REED was born 24 JUN 1902 in Moulton, Iowa, and died 22 JAN 1994 in Knoxville, Marion Co., Iowa. He married Marie L. She was born 4 JUN 1907, and died MAY 1981 in Centerville, Iowa.
+ 32 iv. Orpha M REED was born 18 JUN 1904 in El Reno, Oklahoma, and died 20 JUL 1999 in Knoxville, Iowa.

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8. Rachel Etta REED (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born 29 JAN 1876 in Near Dallas, Texas, and died 24 JAN 1975 in Moulton, Iowa. Appanoose Co. Iowa. She was buried in Orleans Cemetery NE of Moulton, Iowa By Duley Funeral Home, Moulton, Iowa. She married Abraham Lincoln GALE 23 AUG 1893 in Appanoose Co., Iowa, son of Joseph Wasson GALE and Louisa Catherine SEVERS. He was born 22 APR 1866 in Near Orleans, Iowa, and died 22 NOV 1911 in Moulton Iowa.

Children of Rachel Etta REED and Abraham Lincoln GALE are:
+ 33 i. Dorpha Ellen GALE was born 5 MAY 1896 in Walnut City, Iowa, and died 31 OCT 1953 in Centerville, Iowa, St Josephs Hospital.
+ 34 ii. Myrtle Mae GALE was born 15 MAR 1898 in Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died 27 JAN 1991.
35 iii. Mildred Marie GALE was born 19 NOV 1900 in Moulton Iowa, and died 4 DEC 1980 in Seymour, Iowa.
+ 36 iv. Arthur Fenmore GALE was born 15 APR 1904 in Moulton Iowa, and died 27 JUN 1967 in South Millwaukee, Wisconsin.
+ 37 v. Helen Irene GALE was born 14 AUG 1906 in Moulton Iowa, and died 25 MAY 1968 in Arcadia, Ca.
38 vi. Oliver Wendell GALE was born 3 MAR 1909 in Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died 7 AUG 1975.
+ 39 vii. Eva Colleen GALE was born 1 FEB 1912 in Appanoose Co. Iowa, and died JUN 1968.

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9. Jessie LEDBETTER (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born ABT 1879 in Iowa. She married John PEEK 17 SEP 1899 in Appanoose Co., Iowa. He was born ABT 1873 in Iowa.

Children of Jessie LEDBETTER and John PEEK are:
40 i. Bertha M PEEK was born 1895.
41 ii. Lillie PEEK was born 1904.
42 iii. Stella PEEK was born 1907 in Oklahoma.

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10. Valna Belle LEDBETTER (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born ABT 1881, and died 1908 in Texas Co., Oklahoma. She was buried in Next to her parents in Nabisco Cemetery, Texas Co., OK. She married Homer RUTLEDGE 14 SEP 1898 in Married by JG West at L. Ledbetter house. She married Delmer Harrison MARQUESS AFT 1898 in Iowa, son of Isaac Taylor MARQUESS and Susan Catherine TETER. He was born OCT 1877 in Missouri, and died 1955. He was buried in New Jersey.

Child of Valna Belle LEDBETTER and Delmer Harrison MARQUESS is:
+ 43 i. Lora Belle MARQUESS was born 27 FEB 1908 in Oklahoma, and died 24 JAN 1991 in Los Angeles, California.

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11. Lillie Leota LEDBETTER (Permelia Ellen LYONS2, William Hiram LYONS1) was born 3 APR 1882 in Moulton, Appanoose, Iowa, and died 22 APR 1965. She was buried in Liberal Cemetery, Liberal, Kansas. She married Francis Marion CARTER 25 DEC 1899 in Appanoose Co., Iowa, son of George Washington CARTER and Cassandra Virginia THARP. He was born 5 NOV 1872 in McDonald, MO, and died 27 MAR 1964 in Gordon, Nebraska. She married Franklin Armstrong ELLEXSON AFT DEC 1915. He was born ABT 1887, and died 12 DEC 1958. He was buried in Liberal Cemetery, Liberal, Seward Co., Kansas.

Children of Lillie Leota LEDBETTER and Francis Marion CARTER are:
44 i. Lillie Mae CARTER died BEF 1999. She married SHERILL.
45 ii. Clara Coffman CARTER was born ABT 1900. She married CLAWSON.
+ 46 iii. Leo Lovejoy CARTER was born 1 SEP 1904 in Dombey, Beaver Co., OK, and died 9 JUL 1967 in Forgan, Beaver Co., OK.
47 iv. Nellie Beatrice CARTER was born 22 MAR 1906 in Dombey, Beaver Co., OK, and died 2 DEC 1924. She married HACKER.
+ 48 v. Francis Marion CARTER , Jr was born 11 NOV 1910 in Dombey, Beaver Co., OK, and died 22 JUL 1962.
+ 49 vi. Arthur Lonnie CARTER was born 6 DEC 1915 in Dombey, OK, and died 28 DEC 1999 in Liberal, KS.


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According to his obit:
W.L. Ledbetter was born in N.C. on the 11th day of March, 1848.
He moved to Moulton, Iowa, in 1865,
and was united in marriage to Miss Lillie PEEK(b:abt1846 VA)in 1866. <This would make him 18yr. and her 20yr>
To this union was born six children, two of whom died in infancy.
Children I have from obit & other sources:
Mary LEDBETTER(m:Charles Davison),b:abt 1866 in Iowa
William Alfred LEDBATTER ,b:abt Jan 1867 in Iowa
Luther LEDBETTER, b:abt Dec 1872 in Iowa
Henry Harrison LEDBETTER,b:Aug 1875 in Appanoose,Iowa

William's first wife Lillie PEEK died: abt 1876 after just 10yrs of marriage, leaving four young children, Mary 10yrs, Wm A. 9yrs, Luther 4yrs, and Henry 1yr or younger.

On 2 Jun 1878 in Appanoose Co.,William Lovejoy LEDBETTER married a second time to Permelia Ellen (Lyons) REED, a widow with eight children.
<He was 30yrs and she was 37yrs.>

Permelia becomes a widow when Benjamin REED passes in April 1876 while they were in Texas. Their children ranged in age: Estella 18 yrs, Alonzo 16yrs, Laura 14yrs, Alvina 13yrs, Hiram 9yrs, Walter 4yrs, and Rachel abt 1yr.

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William and Permelia LEDBETTER had three children together.
Children:
1) Jessie LEDBETTER b: ABT 1879 (m:John PEEK)
2) Valna Belle LEDBETTER b: ABT 1881, d:1908
(m1: Homer RUTLEDGE; m2: Delmer Harrison Marquess)
3) Lillie Leota LEDBETTER b: 3 APR 1882 in Moulton, Appanoose, Iowa. (m1:Francis Marion CARTER; m2:Franklin Armstrong ELLEXSON)



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