My great-aunt did a lot of research on the Yount family in Scott Co., Indiana.This is all that she has on the family of Jonathan Yount and Amanda Dickey.
Jonathan Yount, born April 4, 1823 in Vienna Twp., Scott Co., died June 1893.He married Amanda dickey April 9, 1851.She was born June 19, 1830 and died January 2, 1911.Both are buried in the Cravens Cemetery, Vienna Twp., Scott Co., Indiana.He was a farmer.They had the following children:
1.Benjamin, born 1852.Married Sally, lived in Cincinnati, Ohio.
2.Rebecca, born, August 7, 1854, died Feb. 13, 1928, married Gilbert J. Feeler (children:Rawl, Frank, John, Ann)
3.Rose, born May 24, 1859, died May 16, 1940, first husband John Jones (children:Jim, Roy, Amanda)
second husband William Lee Kelley (dau. Laura) Rose, John and William are all buried at Cravens Cemetery.
4.Olivia (Ollie), born 1863, died 1949, married Ulysses Terrell (children:Jack, Charles, Homer, Mae, Eddie)
5.Rachel Matilda, born September 12, 1864, died December 31, 1933, married Henry Edward Craig (children:James Howard, Ernest Earl and Johnnie)**my ancestor
6.Howard Jackson, born March 9, 1867, died January 8, 1897, married Sarah Shields.
7.Samuel Nelson, born 1869, died 1935, married Vestina Cox.
**1900 Scott Co., Indiana Census states Amanda Mandy mother of 8 children, 6 living
**Jonathan Yount was the s/o Benjamin Yount.Benjamin lived in Shelby Co., Kentucky before moving to Clark and Scott Co., Indiana.He "caught" Gold Fever and went to California, leaving his family in Scott Co. and never returned.Benjamin Yount was born July 21, 1787 in Shelby Co., KY.He married first Rebecca Elder (April 23, 1809 Shelby Co.) and second Susanna Sharp (July 12, 1828, Scott Co.)Benjamin had the following children:Isham, William, Mary, Rachel, Sarah, Lucinda, George, Jonathan, Elizabeth and James.Benjamin Yount was the s/o George Yount and Mary Polly Underwood.
**George Yount was born Dec. 12, 1757 in Bedford Co., Pennsylvania and died May 9, 1824 in Brashers Creek, KY.He married Mary Polly Underwood Feb. 2, 1781 at Boone's Station, Shelby Co., KY.George Yount was a Rev. War Soldier and a Farmer.They had the following children:John, William, Jonathan, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Joseph, Rachel, Mary, Phoebe, George, Jacob and Sarah.