Grandmother's name was Mary Emma Clark,born in Hope,Indiana where she married Fred Place, He was born in Peoria,Illinois and had a younger brother named Walter,born in Kansas.His father was Emerson O. Place, born in Delaware Co., Ohio.
Emerson married Katherine Russell at Peoria, Illinois, April 6, 1864, while on furlough from the Illinois Infantry, Kate was born in Canada.Emerson's Father was John W. PlaceThere was 195 Place Family members, including Emerson, his brothers and cousins in the Union Army.There were many widows in the family after the war.
I have a family line going back to the emigrant Enoch Place, down from John W.'s father, John Field Place and Sally Smith to Anthony Place and Mary Field and John3 and Dinah3 Place, Joseph2 and Joannah2 Place, Enoch1 and his wife Sarah.I need to prove this and fill in who Sarah was and Mary Field.I need more Family for my gr gmother Kate (Russell) Place, and John W.'s first wife (my gggmother) Ora Permelia Johnson.Any help will be much apprecated.Have a nice day.
Glenn W. Place