WHICKER FAMILY

 

1880 Census of Eel River Township, Allen County, IN  182 B

 

Stepen Whicker        married          male, 56          born Ohio       Farmer

            Father born England, Mother born N.J.

Sarah Whicker          wife                 female, 54      born Ohio       Keeps house

            Father born PA, Mother born Ohio

 

Arminda Whicker     daughter        female, 21      born Ohio       teaching school

Jessey Whicker         son, single      male, 20          born Ohio

John Whicker                        son                  male, 14          born IN

Emma Whicker         dau                  female, 12      born IN

 

Stephen Whicker is the son of William Whicker, born England, and Mary Polly (Hand) Vandolah Whicker.

 

Sarah, his 2nd wife, was previously married to David Essex.  The children

            Arminda and Jessey are Essex children and were probably mistakenly

            given the last name of Whicker on the census report.

 

John and Emma Whicker were the children of Stephen and his first wife, Julia A.

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1880 Census of Coesse, Whitley County, IN  461 C

 

William Whicker      married          male, 59          born Ohio       Laborer

            Father born England, Mother born N.J.

Clarissa Whicker      wife                 female, 57      born Ohio       Keeps house

            Father born CT,  Mother born N.Y.

 

Mary E. Whicker      daughter        female, 17      born MO         At home

Charles Whicker      son                  male, 12          born IN           At home

George W. Whicker son, married  male, 21          born MO         Laborer

Jessie Whicker         dau-in-law     female, 23      born IN           Keeps house

 

Charles McCune       other               male, 1 mo     born IN          

            Both parents born PA

 

William Whicker is the son of William Whicker, Sr. and Mary Polly (Hand) Vandolah Whicker and brother of Stephen above.   Clarissa’s maiden name was Thorp.  They moved to Missouri, then back to Indiana.  Burial at Coesse, IN. 

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