THE FIFTH GENERATION

THE GREAT- GREAT GRANDCHILDREN OF JOHN & CATHERINE WIANT

 

THE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN OF JOHN & SARAH WIAN

 

The grandchildren of Alexander and Sarah Wion of Miami County, Ohio

5caa The children of Thomas Henry Wion of Miami County, Ohio

revised march, 2002

This branch of the family has been researched by Phyllis Crick


BY
HIS FIRST WIFE SARAH JANE ARNETT

1. JOBY ANDERSON was born October 8, 1875 in Grant County, Indiana. He married Cora Hopkins on June 23, 1894 in Grant County, Indiana. He became a show manager, working with Sparks Circus from 1912 to 1914, and is believed to have traveled with Barnum and Bailey Circus. In 1916 he was living with his half brother John David in Darke County, Ohio (91). He married second Rosannah Lloyd on November 17, 1926 and died in the Grant County Infirmary on August 7, 1940 (91).

BY HIS SECOND WIFE MARY JANE SPRAGUE

2. DELPHYS MARIE (DELLA) was born October 10, 1880 at Polo in Newbury Township, Miami County, Ohio. She married William Jefferson Clark (1879-1940) on November 16, 1899 and had Forrest Ivan in 1900, William Ernest in 1903, Henrietta May in 1905, Thomas Bowman in 1906, Harry Leroy in 1909, Sylvester Duane in 1913, Mary Jane in 1916, Robert Franklin in 1918, Rose Ann in 1920, Helen Leora in 1921 and Richard Lee in 1925. Della Clark died in Covington, Miami County, on May 23, 1939 (Highland Cemetery) (92).

3. JOHN DAVID was born August 16, 1884, in Miami County and died on July 2, 1943, in Greenville City, Ohio (Abbotsville Cemetery). He married Dollie Francis Marker (born December 28, 1886 - died October 15, 1968) on January 23, 1909. Their children, Ruby Alice (b 1911), Isaac Russell (b 1912), David Anderson (b 1914), Mary Jane (b 1918) (89), Della May (b and d 1921), Melvin Everett (b 1925 d 1928), and Crystal June (b 1926) are decribed further in the sixth generation.

4. PETER LEROY was born in 1886 and died at eight months and twenty days on June 3, 1887. (91)

5. EDWARD died young (92).

BY HIS THIRD WIFE ELIZABETH WION EYLER

6. CHARLES HARVEY (HARLEY) was born September 13, 1890 and died September 16, 1941, being buried at Prison Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio. He married Alberta Buckmaster (1895-1950) and had Harley Thomas in 1910. This son is described further in the sixth generation.

7. FLORENCE OPAL was born February 7, 1892 (33) and married first Mr. Hughes, second Dexter Kempton and third Carleton Brown. Her children were Jessie, John and Dollie Hughes, and Florence Mae (1916) and Robert Leroy (1919) Kempton (91).

8. J. R. was born and died in 1893 aged 3 months and 20 days (91).

9. CHESTER SYLVESTER was born November 13, 1894 and died November 22, 1954, being buried at Forest Hill, Piqua, Ohio. He married, March 7, 1914, Alice M. Beeman (91) He married his second wife Blanch Hamilton on July 22, 1921. His third wife was Anna V. Warling Fuller. He had no children (92).

10. WILBUR LESTER was born August 10, 1896 and died December 12, 1943, being buried at Forest Hill, Piqua, Ohio. On May 14, 1920 he married Ethel Virginia Swearingen. She was born March 10, 1887 to Gabriel and Hannah (Strums) Swearingen and died September 15, 1970. Their children Eleanora, born in 1919, and Bertha Fern, born in 1922 are described in the sixth generation. Wilbur Wion was a veteran of WW1 (91).

11. ALEXANDER ELZA was born February 7, 1898 and died April 18, 1944, being buried at Marion Cemetery, Marion, Ohio. He married Leveda May Calloway and had no children.

12. SARAH MARIE was born in May 1, 1899 and died January 11, 1928, being buried at Forest Hill cemetery, Piqua, Ohio. She married Martin Clarence Chambers (1889-1969) on August 18, 1913 and had Morris Eugene (1916), Lillian Bernice (1917), Donald Clarence (1920), Evelyn Marie (1922), and Vera Louise (1925) (93).

13. unnamed infant was born and died in 1900 (91).

14. CLIOS was born and died in 1901 (November 6, aged 4 m. 8 d) (91).

15. LOUIS HARRIS was born December 23, 1902 and died April 25, 1982, being buried at Miami Memorial cemetery in Covington, Ohio. He married Elda Marie Norris on March 13, 1923. She was born March 2, 1900 to Charles and Clara (Caldwell) Norris and died July 28, 1970. Their children were Richard H (1924), Robert L. (1925), Luceilia Elizabeth (1928), Roscoe Leroy (1930), William Edward (1934), and Wanda Elizabeth (1939) (91). These children are described in the sixth generation.

16 and 17 unnamed twins died in 1904.

18. FRIEDA MAY was born in Red Key, Indiana, on October 12, 1906 and married Herbert Chambers (1901 - 1961), brother of Martin, in 1922 (93). Her only child was Dorothy Virginia, born 1922, died 1923. She died March 8, 1924 during childbirth (92) and is buried at Forest Hill, Piqua, Ohio (91).

 

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