Interested in learning more information on the family of MOSES BACON and his wife Catherine "Catsey" THOMAS of Black Twp., Posey Co. IN.Moses & Catsey married in Posey on 27 September 1829.The 1850 census shows them Moses (c.1807 TN) and Katharine (c.1812 IA) with children Aaron, Martha, Sarah, Edmund, Elizabeth, Andrew J. and Ann; the 1860 census Catharine, (age 48 b.IN)is widowed, with children Edmond, Betsey, Andrew, Ann, Abaga, Catherine, Sarah C., and Aaron.Don't know where Catsey was in 1870. In 1880 she is in Ellis, Pulaski Co., AR with son Abiga and his wife Elizabeth Ann Mathews.
Abijah Bacon (b.1853 Indiana) and his wife moved to Denton, then Cooke Co, Texas 1900-1910 where they had Arthur S., Lester E., Mando or Meand? (f); Cora, Edna, Roy A., Newton, Robert C. and David.
Sometime after 1910 lose Abijah.Bettie remarried UNKNOWN BONEShe died 1947 in Oakland, California.Who was Mr. Bone? Did she meet him in Texas or California? At least two of her sons (Roy and Arthur) died in Oakland, CA. Bettie born 1863 in Coffee Co., AL to Joseph Stanely Mathews and Mary Ann Ruth Moore. Looking through available censuses so far have not found Bettie with her Bone husband.
Do not know where or when (just sometime after 1910) Abijah Bacon died.Son Robert C. Bacon appears in the 1920 census serving in the army in Germany.Gave his home then as Roby, Fisher Co TX. Roy & Arthur were in Oakland, CA in 1920.
Who were Moses Bacon's parents? Catherine "Catsey" Thomas' parents? Varying birthplaces of TN, IA, IN, IL given.