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Elmer Koontz was born 1860 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois. He married Caroline Posey on 1883/1887 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

Caroline Posey [Parents] was born 1867 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois. She married Elmer Koontz on 1883/1887 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

They had the following children:

  F i Grace Koontz
  M ii Ira Koontz

Samuel Posey [Parents] was born 1839 in , Wayne, Illinois. He died 24 Jun 1921 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried Jun 1921 in Maple Hill Cem., Fairfield, Illinois. Samuel married Sarah A. Bell on 11 Dec 1890 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

Other marriages:
Hooper, Sarah A
Files, Melinda J
Meritt, Malinda

Sarah A. Bell was born 4 Jan 1850 in Muhlenburg, , Kentucky. She died 20 Oct 1937 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried Oct 1937 in Maple Hill Cem, Fairfield, Illinois. Sarah married Samuel Posey on 11 Dec 1890 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.


Samuel Posey [Parents] was born 1839 in , Wayne, Illinois. He died 24 Jun 1921 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried Jun 1921 in Maple Hill Cem., Fairfield, Illinois. Samuel married Malinda Meritt on 9 Apr 1867 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

Other marriages:
Hooper, Sarah A
Files, Melinda J
Bell, Sarah A.

Malinda Meritt was born 17 Aug 1827 in , , Illinois. She died 23 Apr 1890 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried Apr 1890 in Posey Cemetary, Fairfield, Illinois. Malinda married Samuel Posey on 9 Apr 1867 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

They had the following children:

  F i Caroline Posey
  F ii Mary F. Posey was born 1869 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

Benjamin Franklin Posey [Parents] was born 9 May 1882 in Albion, Edwards, Illinois. He died 29 Oct 1949 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried 1949 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois. Benjamin married Anna Mae Dolly Cravens on 24 Feb 1908 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

Anna Mae Dolly Cravens was born 2 Feb 1888 in , Johnson, Illinois. She died 29 Oct 1949 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried 31 Oct 1949 in Maple Hill Cem., , Illinois. Anna married Benjamin Franklin Posey on 24 Feb 1908 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

They had the following children:

  F i Flossie Pearl Posey
  M ii Leonard Franklin Posey was born 15 Jul 1918 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois. He died 8 Jul 1944 in , , , France and was buried in Maple Hill Cem., Wayne, Illinois.

Jess Willard Posey [Parents] was born 21 Nov 1915 in , Scott, Missouri. He died 5 Aug 1948 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried 8 Aug 1948 in Simpson Cemetary, Burnt Prairie, Illinois. Jess married Nora Elliott. The marriage ended in divorce.

Nora Elliott

They had the following children:

  M i Donald Dale Posey

Clessie George Hoard was born 5 Jul 1908 in Anderson, Madison, Indiana. He died 24 Dec 1990 in Anderson, Madison, Indiana and was buried 28 Dec 1990 in Memorial Park, Anderson, Indiana. Clessie married Alice May Posey on 10 Oct 1944 in Tipton, Tipton, Indiana.

Alice May Posey [Parents] was born 19 Feb 1908 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois. She died 2 Mar 1990 in Anderson, Madison, Indiana and was buried 5 Mar 1990 in Memorial Park, Anderson, Indiana. Alice married Clessie George Hoard on 10 Oct 1944 in Tipton, Tipton, Indiana.

They had the following children:

  F i Patsy Ruth Hoard

Peter Leonard Posey [Parents] was born 1853 in , Wayne, Illinois. He died in , Wayne, Illinois. Peter married Sarah E. Shoemaker. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
Robinson, Nancy J.

Sarah E. Shoemaker was born Jun 1863 in , Pike, Indiana. She died about 1937 in Versailles, Ripley, Indiana and was buried in Versailles, Ripley, Indiana. Sarah married Peter Leonard Posey. The marriage ended in divorce.

They had the following children:

  M i Samuel Leonard Posey
  M ii Benjamin Franklin Posey
  M iii James Posey was born Jul 1894 in , , Illinois. He died before 1910.

James Edgar Posey [Parents] was born 22 Dec 1910 in Boise City, Cimarron, Oklahoma. He died 2 Dec 1967 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried 4 Dec 1967 in Maple Hill Cem., Fairfield, Illinois. James married Edith READ on 24 Aug 1935. The marriage ended in divorce.

Edith READ

They had the following children:

  F i Emma Jean Posey

James Allan Posey [Parents]

Other marriages:
Engle, Linda

Karen Jane Schell

They had the following children:

  M i Shannon Lee Posey
  F ii Erin Taylor Posey

Samuel Leonard Posey [Parents] was born 24 Sep 1880 in Maud, Wabash, Illinois. He died 8 May 1957 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried 10 May 1957 in Simpson Cemetary, Burnt Prairie, Illinois. Samuel married Emma M. Meritt on 2 Apr 1902 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

Emma M. Meritt was born 17 Dec 1884 in Burnt Prairie, White, Illinois. She died 15 Feb 1921 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois and was buried in Simpson Cemetary, Burnt Prairie, Illinois. Emma married Samuel Leonard Posey on 2 Apr 1902 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois.

They had the following children:

  M i Charles Leonard Posey
  F ii Alice May Posey
  M iii James Edgar Posey
  M iv Lawrence Posey
  M v Jess Willard Posey
  M vi Glen Ivan Posey
  M vii Clarence Eldon Posey was born 5 Feb 1921 in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois. He died 7 Nov 1944 in , , , England and was buried 16 Nov 1947 in Maple Hill Cemet, Fairfield, Illinois.

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