Descendants of John Belconger JR


2332. Alivia Randolph

DEATH: Lebanon, Clearcreek Twp., Warren Co., OH

Ennis Riker

Ennis Riker

BIRTH: Probably in Ohio

MILITARY: Served during the Civil War, Co. O, 83rd Ohio Infantry.

4909. Anna B. Riker

Anna B. Riker

RESIDENCES: As of 1889, when her grandfather, John Randolph died, she lived at Mason, Warren Co., OH.

4911. James Archibald Kirkpatrick

James Archibald Kirkpatrick

MILITARY-DEATH: 30 Jun 1862 at Camp Douglas, Chicago, IL while a prisoner of war.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. II, p. 353 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

Mary Elizabeth Alexander

Mary Elizabeth Alexander

AKA: Probably called, Mollie

4920. Infant Kirkpatrick

SEX: Male child .

2340. Martha Wylie Lake

Martha Wylie Lake

BIRTH-CONFLICT: 20 May 1819 (CFA II, p. 356); 10 May 1819 (CFA II, p. 327)

4923. Margaret Jane Harris


4926. George Washington Harris


4927. Matthew Laird Harris


4929. Martha Ann Harris

Martha Ann Harris


AKA: Patty

2358. Elizabeth Baxter Harris

RELATIONSHIP: Ephraim and Elizabeth Baxter Harris were twins.

Alexander Cobb

Alexander Cobb

MILITARY: Served in the Civil War, Co. F., 18th Regt., Texas Inf

SPOUSE: His first wife was Mary Jane Justice.


4939. William W. Parker

William W. Parker

NAME-CONFLICT: William W. or Wanton Parker, CFA I, p. 772.

4941. Ellen H. Parker

Ellen H. Parker

NAME-CONFLICT: First name was either, Ellen or Ella.

2360. John D. Conger

John D. Conger

PARENTS: Jonathan Conger and Lydia Howell

Problem: Was the middle initial "B." or as listed in CFA II, p. 140, "D."?
John B. on p. 719 of CFA II.

John Conger enlisted as 3rd Sgt. Co. A, Regt. Iowa Infantry. He was described as: age 24, height 5 ft. 11 in., complexion dark, eyes black, hair black, occupation farmer. He enlisted at Eldora.

He was promoted to 2nd Sgt. on 17 Apr 1863.

In action at Shiloh, TN on 6 Apr 1862; Corinth, MS wounded 3 Oct 1862; skirmish before Jackson, MS 14 May 1863. In action at Vicksburg from May 19 to June 22, 1863; also at Jackson, MS from 10 Jul to 17 Jul 1863; also at Brandon, MS July 19.

He was promoted to Sgt. on 1 Jul 1863; enlisted as a Vet Vol 25 Dec 1863. He was in action at Moush White River 22 Jun 1864. In action at Nashville, TN on the 15 & 16th of Dec 1864. Promoted to 1st Sgt on 16 Jan 1865. While in Corinth, MS he was wounded in the right thigh and spent some time in the hospital. He was promoted from 1st Sgt. to 1st Lieut. on 16 Jan 1864 and to Capt. on 18 Feb 1865. While in the service as a Vet Vol he spent some time recruiting in Iowa. He was honorably discharged as a Captain on 20 Jan 1866.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. II, 140 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

DEATH: The death certificate records the cause of death as Senility. On his Declaration for Pension it states that "He is so nearly helpless and blind as to require regular person aid and attendance of another."
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. II, 140 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

Pinina Ann Benson

Pinina Ann Benson

AKA-ERROR: Pimona Benson in CFA I, which was in error. Pinina Ann Benson, CFA II, p. 140. Penina Ann Benson in CFA II, p. 167. Penina, CFA II, p. 140. Pemina Ann Benson, CFA I, p. 181. What was the name of this person?

EDUCATION: Pinina could not write, as her signature on the application for widow's pension was signed with her "X" and the name written by her son, Max.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. II, p. 140 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

4943. Frank Reed Conger

Frank Reed Conger

PARENTS: John D. Conger and Pinina Ann Benson

4944. Harold Riley Conger

Harold Riley Conger

PARENTS: John D. Conger and Pinina Ann Benson

NEVER_MARRIED : Unmarried.

AKA: Harry (CFA I, p. 561)

4945. John Samuel Conger

John Samuel Conger

PARENTS: John D. Conger and Pinina Ann Benson


MILITARY: Retired as a Major in the U.S. Army in 1926

NO_ISSUE: There was no issue, CFA I, p. 561

Arlie Lippett

Arlie Lippett

BIRTH: Age 87 in 1971 (CFA I, p. 561)

2364. Mary Susan Conger

Mary Susan Conger

PARENTS: Jonathan Conger and Lydia Howell

CHILDREN: 4 children, according to the Will of her father.

William Thomas Blair

William Thomas Blair


2365. Samuel Oscar Conger

Samuel Oscar Conger

CENSUS: 1870 Eldora, Iowa

MILITARY: Enrolled at Danvers, IL in the 94th Illinois (?), transferred to Co. F, 37th Illinois on 7 Feb 1875 [sic, probably should read, 1865], mustered out 6 Feb 1866.

CHILDREN-HEALTH_HISTORY: A letter from him, dated 20 Jan 1911, stated that he had only one daughter living at that time -- Susan Opal Powlson, and that she had two girls and a boy.

He was suffering with rheumatism in his side and breast, which was so severe he could not sleep in bed at night, but in a rocking chair. He found no relief for his illness at Hot Springs, Ark. or in Des Moines, Iowa.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. I, p. 457 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

Ann Rathbone

Ann Rathbone

AKA: Annie

4951. Robert Lee Conger

Robert Lee Conger

QUESTION: Was Robert Lee Conger born in 1860 as listed in CFA II, p. 209. He
is listed as the 2nd child which might mean his birth date was 1869.

Unknown Powlson

Unknown Powlson

CHILDREN: two girls and a boy

2370. Benjamin Franklin Conger

Benjamin Franklin Conger

RESIDENCES: 1881, probably in Dallas Co., IA

BIRTH-CONFLICT: 11 Sep 1849 (CFA I, p. 41)

Mary Geneva Snedaker

Mary Geneva Snedaker

AKA: Mary Geneva Snedeker (CFA I, p. 41)

Jesse Benson

Jesse Benson

Problem: Was he Jesse or Jessie (CFA I, p. 704), both used in CFA I?

2375. Robert M. Conger

Robert M. Conger

RECOLLECTIONS: Robert M. Conger was one of 3 delegates to present the 47th star (for Oklahoma) to the Union Flag in Philadelphia, PA. [Note: No source citation. REH]
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. I, 42a - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

MILITARY: Robert M. Conger enlisted in the 84th Ill. Inf. on 14 Feb 1864, transferred to Co. F, 37th Ill. Inf. and was discharged 16 Jun 1866.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. I, p. 446 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

Melissa Ann Benson

Melissa Ann Benson

AKA: Melissa A. Benson in CFA I. Melissa Brown in CFA II, p. 196.

4967. Robert Watkins Conger

Robert Watkins Conger

BIRTH: 25 Jul 1880, McLean Co. IL in CFA I. 25 Jul 1882, White City, Morris
Co., KS in CFA II, from the obituary.

EDUCATION: Attended Kansas City Dental College; finished his course in Denver,


ORGANIZATIONS: 32nd degree Mason; Shriner; active in Rotary Club

NO_ISSUE: There was no issue.

Pearl Leona Grimes

Pearl Leona Grimes

HOBBIES: Flowers

ORGANIZATIONS: Member of Bristow Garden Club

2380. Thomas A. Biles

Thomas A. Biles

CHILD-DEATH: One child died in the Civil War. CFA II, p. 260

4969. James I. Biles

James Biles

AKA: Listed as James I. or Dallas Biles in CFA II, p. 260.

4972. William H. Biles

William H. Biles

AKA: CFA II, p. 260, points out that the middle name may have been, Hugh.

Ellen C. Weatherford

Ellen C. Weatherford

SPOUSE: Ellen C. Weatherford was the 2nd spouse of Thomas A. Biles.