Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.


Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations

Walter LeRoy Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28611787. Image.

Anna M. Crewse

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=28611771. Image.

Stacy Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33849349. Image.

Anna Marks

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102210827. "She was married at least 3 times: to Stacy Burden, James E. Burden, and Daniel Barnes. In the 1920 census, her last name was listed as Barnes. In the 1940 census, her last name was listed as Jennings.
Information Courtesy of INGenWeb Project and Judy Newman." Image.

Charles O. Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35608976. Image.

Archie Mark Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85732310. "Courtesy of LaPorte County Museum obituary files transcribed by Judy Newman:

Archie Burden

Archie M. Burden, 81, of 1833E CR 350N, LaPorte, died Tuesday, June 26, at 3 p.m. at Fountainview Terrace Nursing Home.

He was born Jan. 8, 1898 in LaPorte County to Stacy and Anna (Marx) Burden and had lived here all his life. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and was retired from Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Co.

On March 12, 1918, in LaPorte, he married Elsie M. Ahrndt (579) who died March 26, 1969.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Mary) Jones (581), of LaPorte; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. One daughter and two brothers preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Haverstock Funeral Home with Rev. Edward A. Meyer officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Thursday and until the time of the services Friday. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.
Thanks to Judy Newman for sharing this obituary and the names of Archie Mark Burden's brothers: Lloyd Alfred Burden and Charles O Burden.". Image.

Elsie M. Ahrndt

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85732375. Image.

George Haverstock

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18990606. Image.

Alice Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18990584. Image.

Mabel Haverstock

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14851418. Image.

Melvin Eugene Robbins

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5849549. Image.

Lillian R. Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18895600.

 Melvin Eugene Robbins (1884 - 1968)*

 Alta Robbins Thompson (1908 - 1955)*
 Gladys Mae Robbins Blair (1909 - 2001)*
 Hazel Robbins Kaiser (1911 - 1996)*
 Ruth Robbins (1912 - 2011)*
 Alice Belle Robbins Huhnke (1914 - 1998)*
 Mary Ellen Robbins Whitmer (1916 - 1967)*
 Hilda Robbins Baker (1918 - 1986)*
 Charles Leonard Robbins (1920 - 1945)*
 Melvin Eugene Robbins (1921 - 1982)*
 Robert Dale Robbins (1926 - 1973)*. Image.

Mary Ellen Robbins

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34283744. Image.

Charles Leonard Robbins

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60835507. Image.

Melvin Eugene Robbins

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5849476. "He was a veteran of World War II."

 Ruby R. Aldrich Goslin (1932 - 2010)*. Image.

Robert Dale Robbins

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15412555. "Was married to Elizabeth Ann Malcolm-Robbins. Had 3 children, Charles Lee Robbins (born: 7/9/54), Ellen Marie Robbins (born: 7/23/55), Beth Ann Robbins (born: 2/11/57). Died at the age of 46 of a heart attack. He was a wonderful husband and father and will be dearly missed by all who he came in contact with. It is regretable that he didnt live long enough to meet his 8 wonderful grandchildren." Image.

Lester Lee Stephens

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=12828999. "Lester was the son of Charles W. and Isabelle (Russell) Stephens. Brothers and sisters included Charles Jesse, Anna Leah, Amanda and Dallas Frederick. Half sisters Maude and Bessie."

 Francis Edward Stephens (1926 - 1993)*
 Warren Gene Stephens (1928 - 1957)*
 Betty Jean Stephens Hughes (1930 - 2003)*. Image.

Alta Robbins

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24682834. "Alta was born in LaPorte, Indiana, a daughter of Melvin and Lillie Burden Robbins. She married Lester Stephens in 1925. He died in 1947. She married Glenn Thompson in February 1955. She was killed in a train-truck accident less than two weeks later."

 Lester Lee Stephens (1901 - 1947)

 Francis Edward Stephens (1926 - 1993)*
 Warren Gene Stephens (1928 - 1957)*
 Betty Jean Stephens Hughes (1930 - 2003)*. Image.

Henry William Kaiser

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33561606. Image.

Hazel Robbins

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33561571. Image.

Lorin Elbert Silvey

1California, Death Index, 1940-1997. "Name: Lorae E Silvey
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 8 Sep 1874
Birth Place: Indiana
Death Date: 25 Jul 1940
Death Place: Monterey
Mother's Maiden Name: Burden
Father's Surname: Silvey."

Gordon Aubrey Silvey

1California, Death Index, 1940-1997. "Name: Gordon Aubrey Silvey
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 26 Mar 1899
Birth Place: Indiana
Death Date: 27 Apr 1949
Death Place: San Bernardino
Mother's Maiden Name: Kern
Father's Surname: Silvey."

Kenneth Waldo Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58749020. "Kenneth Waldo Burden, 82, of South Bend, IN passed away at 1:00 a.m. Tuesday September 14, 2010 in his home. He was born on October 15, 1927 in Argos, IN to Jesse E. and Alta G. (Watkins) Burden. On February 21, 1953 in the Ridgedale Presbyterian Church, South Bend, he married Evelyn Mae (Malley) Burden, who preceded him in death on June 7, 2006 after fifty-three years of marriage.

Mr. Burden is survived by daughter, Kathy Qulbain of Chicago, IL; son, Scott A. Burden of South Bend, IN; six grandchildren, Jalel Abu-Qulbain, Majeed Abu-Qulbain, Dena Byrd, Jesse McRae, Sherri McRae and Nathaniel Lewis; three great grandchildren, Tyler, Jeremiah and Mikael and brother, Jim Burden of Georgetown, TX. His daughter, Lori Lewis preceded him in death on August 11, 2007. A sister, Frances Snyder and brother, Robert Burden also preceded him in death.

Mr. Burden served honorably in the United States Army in the Korean War. He retired from ARA Services where he was an auditor, worked in accounting and sales. He was a member of the Calvert Rod & Gun Club, DAV and the American Legion.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 19, 2010 in the Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan St. South Bend. The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will take place at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Kenneth Waldo Burden may be offered to the Alzheimer's Services, 922 E. Colfax Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617 or to the American Cancer Society 601 W. Edison Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545. Online condolences may be sent to www.palmerfunerallhomes.com." Image.

Evelyn Mae Malley

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51747778. Image.

Lori Lee Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51747800. "Lori Lee Burden Lewis, 45, of South Bend, IN passed away at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, August 11, 2007 in Hospice House, South Bend. She was born on February 15, 1962 in South Bend, IN to Kenneth W. and Evelyn (Malley) Burden.

Lori is survived by a daughter, Sherri E. McRae of Elkhart, IN; two sons, Jesse A. McRae stationed at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, AK and Nathaniel J. Lewis of South Bend, IN; sister, Kathy Qulbain of South Bend, IN; brother, Scott A. Burden of South Bend, IN; her father, Kenneth W. Burden of South Bend, IN and her ex husband, John Lewis of South Bend, IN. Her mother, Evelyn preceded her in death on June 7, 2006.

Lori was a lifelong area resident. She worked as a cashier for Kreamo Thrift Store and 12th Street Village Mart. Lori was a very spiritual person who was especially at peace in natural settings. She enjoyed shopping and gift giving.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 16, 2007 in Southlawn Cemetery, 61300 U.S. 31 South, South Bend, IN. Rev. Ed Erskin will officiate. Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, South Bend is handling the arrangements." Image.

John Joseph Erhardt

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80175369. "John J. Erhardt, 72, of 813 S. 27th St. died at 4:30 a.m. today in Healthwin
Hospital following an extended illness. He was born in South Bend March 25,

He married Maude M. Burden on April 15, 1916, in St. Joseph, Mich., who
survives. He was a retired employee of the South Bend Water Works.

Other Survivors include; a son, Donald F. of South Bend; four grandchildren; six
brothers, Frank, Herman, Warren, Carl and Kenneth, all of South Bend, and Harold
of Osceola; five sisters, Mrs. Emma Roessler, Mrs. Helene Detterich, Mrs. Mary
Wilibey, Mrs. Irene Gushwa, all of South Bend, and Mrs. Kathryn Harmon of

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hollis Funeral Home with Rev. Edward
Brueseke, pastor, Zion United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in
St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Friends may call at the funeral home after noon

Published in the South Bend Tribune; Thursday, May 30, 1968." Image.

Maude M. Burden

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80173249. Image.