Okay...let me add some more information that I've found and see if it rings a bell with anyone out there.Since I first posted this earlier this year, I found out where Mary and William were married.They were married on November 07, 1891 in Coles Co., IL.The listing was for a W.W. Goddard and Mellie Allen.That is the same way I've found them listed in the birth index for Putnam Co., IN.William was born in Putnam Co., IN.At some point in time, he moved to Coles Co., IL and met Mary...Mellie.I found them listed in the 1910 census for Douglas Co., IL. Douglas Co. is just to the north of Coles Co.Their children were born in both states.
1.Fern was born in Illinois. 2.Lincoln was born in Putnam Co., IN 3.Dudley was born in Putnam Co., IN 4.Lela was born in Illinois. 5.Clinton was born in Illinois.
Both William and Mary died in Clay Co., IN.Clay County is just west of Putnam County.