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      Rubottom Reminiscin'

      By Dr. Danene Brown Vincent
      © 1999

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      NOTES

      CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION

      1Willard Heiss, ed., Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana, Part One, in the series Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VII (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1974) p. ix.
      2Ibid.
      3Ibid., p. xviii.
      4Ibid., p. xiii.
      5Ibid.
      6Ibid., p. xiv.
      7Ibid., p. xv.
      8Ibid.
      9Ibid.
      10William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I (Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers, 1936), p. x.
      11Heiss, Abstracts, pp. xvii-xxi.

      CHAPTER 2: THE RUBOTTOM NAME

      1Charles Wareing Bardsley, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames with Special American Instances (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co.), p. 656.
      2Ibid.

      CHAPTER 3: THOMAS RUBOTTOM--A WELSH IMMIGRANT

      1Thomas W. Rubottom, "Bicentennial Series: The Rubottom Family, Early Area Settlers, " The Journal-Banner, photocopy submitted to the author by Mary Nater, Tuscola, IL.
      2Goodspeed's History of Southeast Missouri, (Washington, DC: Goodspeed, 1888), Ramfre Reprint, 1964, p. 1144.
      3Rubottom, Rubottom Family.
      4Ibid.
      5Albert Cook Meyers, Immigration of the Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania 1682-1750 (Swarthmore, PA: The author, 1902), p. 319.
      6Herbert Standing, "Quakers in Delaware in the Time of William Penn," Delaware History, XX-2, Wilmington, DE: Historical Society of Delaware, p. 127.
      7Meyers, Immigration, p. 319.
      8Standing, "Quakers in Delaware. . .," p. 127.
      9Meyers, Immigration, p. 319.
      10Ibid.
      11Ibid.
      12Ibid.; and, Standing, "Quakers in Delaware. . .," pp. 127-128.
      13Meyers, Immigration, p. 319.
      14Standing, "Quakers in Delaware. . .," p. 132.
      15Standing, "Quakers in Delaware. . .," p. 134.
      16Ibid.
      17Meyers, Immigration, p. 319.
      18Ibid.
      19Standing, "Quakers in Delaware. . .," p. 134.
      20The William Wade Hinshaw Pennsylvania Quaker Meeting Records, Concord Monthly Meetings, Vol. I (Kokomo, IN: Selby Publishing and Printing, 1990), p. 63.
      21The William Wade Hinshaw Pennsylvania Quaker Meeting Records, Kennett Monthly Meetings, Vol. VI (Kokomo, IN: Selby Publishing and Printing, 1990), p. 74.
      22Pennsylvania Quaker Meeting Records, Concord MM, Vol I., p. 63.
      23Ibid.
      24Rubottom, Rubottom Family.
      25Ibid.
      26Wade Hampton Hadley, Doris Goerch Horton, & Neil Craig Stowd, Chatham County, 1771-1791 (Durham, NC: Moore Publ. Co., 1976) p. 449.
      27Goodspeed's History of Southeast Missouri, pp. 1088 & 1144.
      28First Census of the United States: Heads of Families--North Carolina (1790); Fayette District, Moore County, p. 44, middle column.
      29Rassie E. Wicker, Miscellaneous Ancient Records of Moore County, North Carolina (Moore County, NC: Moore County Historical Society), p. 332.
      30"Deed of Sale from Thomas Rubottom to James Underwood," 17 JUN 1790, Chatham County, NC, Deed Book D, p. 89, Family History Center Microfilm.
      31William Perry Johnsone, ed., 1815 Tax List of Chatham County, N.C., 1975, p. 4.
      32 1800 U.S. Census, Chatham County, NC; p. 219; National Archives Microfilm Microfilm M-252, Roll 39.
      33Rubottom, Rubottom Family

      CHAPTER 4: SIMON RUBOTTOM--THE ELDEST SON

      1Willard Heiss, ed., Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana, Part Five, in the series Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VII (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1974) p.18.
      2Ibid., p. 228.
      3William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I (Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers, 1936), p. 417.
      4First Census of the United States: Heads of Families--North Carolina (1790); Fayette District, Moore County, p. 44, middle column.
      5Ibid.
      6Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 18.
      7Ibid.
      8Hinshaw, Encyclopedia, p. 417.
      9Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five p. 18.
      10Hinshaw, Encyclopedia, p. 417.
      11Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 18.
      12Hinshaw, Encyclopedia, p. 417.
      13Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 18.
      14William Perry Johnson, ed., 1815 Tax List of Chatham County, N.C., 1975, p. 44.
      15Edwin Tunis, Frontier Living (Cleveland, OH: World Publ. Co., 1961), p. 60.
      16Ray Allen Billington and Martin Ridge, Westward Expansion: A History of the American Frontier (NY: Macmillan, 1982), p. 219.
      17Ibid., p. 220.
      18H. W. Beckwith, History of Vigo and Parke Counties: Together with Historic Notes on the Wabash Valley (Chicago: H. H. Hill and N. Iddings, Publ., 1880), p. 275.
      19Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 1
      20Orange County Heritage, compiled by Arthur L. Dillard, (Paoli, IN: Stout's Print Shop, 1971), p. 237.
      21Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p.1.
      22Hinshaw, Encyclopedia, p. 318.
      23Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 45.
      24Marriage Certificate of Samuel Rubottom and Sarah Spivey, Crawford Co., IL, 8-MAR-1866; certified copy in possession of the author.
      25Hinshaw, Encyclopedia, Vol. I, p. 417.
      26George Rubottom, Letter written to Nathan Dixon, Illiana Genealogist, XII-4,
      pp. 121-124; letter submitted for publication by Mrs. Eunice Morrison of Georgetown, Illinois.
      27Hinshaw, Encyclopedia, Vol. I, pp. 386, 388, 391, 417, 420, 448, 452, 736.
      28Lawrence County Genealogical and Historical Society (LCGHS), History of Lawrence County, Indiana (Bedford, IN: By the society, 1990), p. 22.
      29Ibid.
      30Ibid., p. 24.
      31"Orange County Land Records," The Hoosier Journal of Ancestry, XI-1, pp. 47 & 48.
      32LCGHS, Lawrence County, p. 82.
      33Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 45.
      34Ibid.
      35Ibid.
      36Ibid.
      37Hinshaw, Encyclopedia, Vol. I, p. 47.
      38Ibid.
      39Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 45.
      40Marriage Certificate of Samuel Rubottom and Louisa Williams, Lawrence Co., IN, 26-JUN-1823; photocopy in possession of the author.
      41Greene County, Indiana Marriage Index 1821-1920, Microfilm Series Z121, Roll 19, Indiana WPA, 1940; original marriage certificate examined by the author in Greene County Courthouse, Bloomfield, IN in OCT-1992; original too fragile to copy.
      42Marriage Certificate of Allen Cox and Dinah Rubottom, Lawrence Co., IN, 24-DEC-1823; photocopy in possession of the author.
      43Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 45.
      44LCGHS, Lawrence County, p. 29.
      45Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 45.
      46Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 45.
      47Beckwith, Vigo and Parke Counties, p. 282.
      48Mary Welch, History of Bloomfield Monthly Meeting (Bloomingdale, IN: July 1907), p. 1; unpublished document; photocopy obtained by the author in OCT-1992 from Darlene Newby, Pastor, Bloomingdale Friends Meeting.
      49Mrs. Lowell Osbourne, History of Bloomingdale, Indiana (Bloomingdale, IN), p. 7; unpublished document; photocopy obtained by the author in OCT-1992 from Darlene Newby, Pastor, Bloomingdale Friends Meeting.
      50Ibid.
      51Welch, Bloomingdale Monthly Meeting, p. 1.
      52Ibid.
      53Ibid.
      54Bloomingdale Cemetery Records (1827-1867), compiled by Mrs. Marvin Williams for the DAR; nonpublished source, photocopies housed in the Rockville Township Library, Parke County, Indiana.
      55Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 197.
      56Ibid., p. 198.
      57Beckwith, Vigo and Parke Counties, p. 282.
      58Ibid.
      59Ibid., pp. 282 & 283.
      60Ibid., pp. 283 & 284.
      61Ibid., p. 284.
      62Ibid., p. 279.
      63Ibid.
      64Ibid., p. 281.
      65Ibid., p. 282.
      66Osbourne, Bloomingdale, p. 8.
      67Ibid.
      681820 U. S. Census, Orange Co., IN, p. 132, National Archives Microfilm M-33, Roll 14.
      691830 U. S. Census, Parke Co., IN, p. 182, Line 22, National Archives Microfilm M-19, Roll 32.
      701840 U. S. Census, Greene Co., IN, p. 192, Line 14, National Archives Microfilm M-704, Roll 81; and, 1850 U. S. Census, Greene Co., IN (Cass Township), p. 425, Line 35, Family 988, Dwelling 53, National Archives Microfilm M- 432, Roll 148.
      71Crawford County Historical Society, "Mary Catherine Rubottom," History of Crawford County, Illinois (Robinson, IL: By the society, 1980), p. 295.
      721820 U. S. Census, Lawrence Co., IN, p. 100, National Archives Microfilm M-33, Roll 14.
      731840 U. S. Census, Parke Co., IN, written page 326, Line 14, National Archives Microfilm M-704, Roll 89.
      741850 U. S. Census, Crawford Co., IL, p. 196, Line 2, Family 412, Dwelling 412, National Archives Microfilm T-6, Roll 78.
      75Ibid., p. 195, Line 29, Family 404, Dwelling 404.
      76Ibid., p. 196, Line 36, Family 411, Dwelling 411.
      771820 U. S. Census, Lawrence Co., IN, p. 100, Line 10, National Archives Microfilm M-33, Roll 14.
      78Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 45.
      79Ibid., p. 344.
      80Ibid., p. 289.
      81Charles Blanchard, ed. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown Indiana; Historical and Biographical (F. A. Battey & Co., 1884), p. 126.
      82Bloomingdale Cemetery Records.
      83Marriage Certificate of Samuel Rubottom and Deniza Evans, Lawrence Co., IN, 15-MAY-1831; photocopy in possession of the author.
      84Marriage Certificate of Samuel Rubottom and Deborah Evans, Lawrence Co., IN, 26-SEP-1836; photocopy in possession of the author.
      851840 U. S. Census, Lawrence Co., IN, p. 380, Line 2, National Archives Microfilm M-704, Roll 86.
      86Clark County, Illinois Marriages, 1845-1851 (Clark County Genealogical Society), p. 10; marriage certificate found in 1845-1851 Book, p. 112, Clark County Courthouse.
      871850 U. S. Census, Clark Co., IL, p. 233, Dwelling 960, Family 960, National Archives Microfilm T-6, Roll 76.
      88Clark County, Illinois Cemetery Records, Vol. 1-2, Auburn Cemetery (Clark County Genealogical Society), p. 13.
      891850 U. S. Census, Lawrence Co., IN, p. 100, Line 10, National Archives Microfilm M-33, Roll 14.
      90Marriage Certificate of John Rubottom and Anna Fisher, Lawrence Co., IN, 4-JUL-1830; photocopy in possession of the author.
      91Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 228.
      92"Will of Simon Rubottom," 20-MAY-1837, Parke Co., IN, Will Book I, pp. 37-39, Parke County Courthouse; photocopy in possession of the author.
      93Marriage Certificate of Allen Middleton and Semira Rubottom, Parke Co., IN, 5-MAR-1846; photocopy in possession of the author.
      94Heiss, Abstracts, Part Five, p. 262.
      95Errol T. Elliott, Quakers of the American Frontier, (Richmond, IN: Friends United Press, 1969), p. 86.
      96Blanchard, Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, p. 130.
      97Ibid.
      98Osbourne, Bloomingdale, p. 21.
      99Louis Thomas Jones, The Quakers of Iowa (Iowa City, IA: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1914), p. 40.
      100Ibid., p. 40-41.
      101Ibid., p. 43.
      102Ibid., p. 44.
      103Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Indiana, Microfilm M-540, Rolls 63 and 66; on file in the Dallas Public Library.
      104Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Illinois, Microfilm M-539, Roll 78; on file in the Dallas Public Library.
      105Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Iowa, Microfilm M-541, Roll 23; on file in the Dallas Public Library.
      106Marriage Certificate of Samuel Rubottom and Sarah Spivey, Crawford Co., IL, 8-MAR-1866; photocopy in possession of the author.
      1071870 U. S. Census, Benton Co., AR, p. 42, Line 36, Family 262, Dwelling 260, National Archives Microfilm M-593, Roll 47.
      108Personal interviews with Mrs. Inez (Hindman) Cook, Mrs. Grace (Hindman) Drain, Mrs. MaryAnna (Hindman) Wiginton, and Mrs. Billie (Dawson) Stanley, grandaughters of Samuel and Sarah Jane (Spivey) Rubottom.
      109Ibid.
      110Cemeteries of Benton County, Arkansas, Ruddick Cemetery, p. 98.

      CHAPTER 5: EZEKIEL RUBOTTOM--THE SECOND SON

      1Rose Fulton Cramer, Wayne County, Missouri, (Cape Girardeau, MO: Ramfre Press, 1972), p. 65.
      2Thomas W. Rubottom, "Bicentennial Series: The Rubottom Family, Early Area Settlers, " The Journal-Banner, photocopy submitted to the author by Mary Nater, Tuscola, IL.
      3Goodspeed's History of Southeast Missouri, (Washington, DC: Ramfre Press, 1964), p. 283.
      4Rubottom, Bicentennial.
      5Ibid.
      6Ibid.
      7Cramer, Wayne County, p. 67.
      8Rubottom, Bicentennial.
      9Cramer, Wayne County, p. 67.
      10Goodspeed's, p. 336.
      11Cramer, Wayne County, p. 98.
      12Cramer, Wayne County, pp. 98-99.
      13Cramer, Wayne County, p. 218.
      14Cramer, Wayne County, p. 221.
      15Cramer, Wayne County, p. 495.
      16Rubottom, Bicentennial.


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