Elmer Haskell Huey, a native son of Jay Co., Indiana, a member of one the old and well known families of the county, was born on Sept 26 1898 in Wabash Twp., the son of Henry Zedric Huey and Margaret Elizabeth Delong. Elmer married Anna Mae Folkner 21 Jan 1924 in Delaware Co., Indiana dau of John A and Rebecca c(Tuttle) Folkner. They had three daughters and a son Beatrice M who married Lyle McKone;Then married Edward Diffen. Bernice J who married Samuel P Kuchar; L Lucille who married Rovert Erno(killed in service),then she married Duane whipple, and lastly Clyde Johnson; their son Raymond Dean married Ellen Irene Tyler 15 Dec 1956 in Angola, Indiana.
AFter the death of Elmer Huey's first wife 15 Sept 1965 in Owosso, MI he married Gwendolyn Miller in 1969 and moved to Geneva, MI and he died on 15 Mar 1974 in Berne, Indiana. Elmer and his first wife are buried in Gravel Hill Cemetery in Bryant, Jay, Indiana.
He is the grandson of Joseph A and Elizabeth J Wheeler Huey and J Jacob and Miriam(Poling)Delong. The greatgrandson of Jonas and Rose Ann Fry Huey. All buried in Jay Co., Indiana except Jonas and Jacob Delong and his wife Miriam.
Rose Ann Fry Huey came to Jay Co., Indiana after the death of JONAS in Ohio around 1850. She was the daughter of Simon Peter Fry and with her two siblings, Joseph Fry and Mrs Barbara Hanna came to Jay Co., Indiana. All who came to rest in Mt Zion Cemetery.
Jonas and Rose Ann had five children, namely, Simon Peter, who married first Elizabeth Weaver on 19 Sept 1858,had issue.
After Elizabeth's death, Simon p married her sister Mrs Rose Ann Curts on 21 Oct 1875, Had issue.
Joseph A Huey married Elizabeth J Wheeler on Feb 26 1854. She was the daughter of James and Nancy Wheeler. Mrs Alonzo(Barbara Huey)Haffner,had issue,Mrs John S(Mary Ann)Isenhart; Mrs George(Myrtle Huey)Grimes had issue; Charles W Huey who married Susan O Lee had issue, Howard S Huey married Ellen Kennard; Joseph Huey Jr married Emma Waltermire; both had issue.
Henry Zdreic Huey married Margaret Elizabeth Delong 18 Sept 1890 had issue, namely, Clara F, wife of Jacob Deitsch had issue; Mamie L wife of Russell Teeters had issue; Effie M wife of Harley Schooley had isue; Fred R who married Goldie Middaugh; our subject of this sketch; Virgil E who married Mary E White had issue; Burthell'Bud' W. never married; Glenna F who married William Crowder had issue; M Hazel who married George Spaulding had issue;
The other children of JONAS and Rose Ann Huey were: Isaac Newton Huey, Elizabeth Huey and Andrew J Huey.