The William & Mary Ball Family Home in Boone Township, Madison County. Settled in 1821 by my 5th great-grandparents. Their son, William Ball, lived on the farm, and is buried in Forestville Cemetery, one mile directly south of the property.  There has been a fire, and the home is no longer habitable.

    1. Doctor Bunnell Ball & Rachel Denman
    2. William Ball & Mary Jane McCray
    3. Prudence Ball Greenlee
    4. Anna Greenlee Jones
    5. Mary Belle Jones Clary
    6. Donna Clary Barmes
    7. Diana Barmes Haas
    8. Darin Jolliffe-Haas

The Andrew Taylor Greenlee & Prudence Ball Greenlee farm, and gravesite in Forestville Cemetery, Boone Township, Madison County.  *The first Greenlee buried in Forestville Cemetery was Andrew’s grandmother, Susannah, buried in 1822.

    1. James Greenlee (Ireland)
    2. William Greenlee & Susannah Musselman*
    3. William Greenlee & Harriet Sayre (buried in Forestville Cemetery)
    4. Andrew Taylor Greenlee
    5. Anna Greenlee Jones
    6. Mary Belle Jones Clary
    7. Donna Clary Barmes
    8. Diana Barmes Haas
    9. Darin Jolliffe-Haas

The Garrett & Belle (Jones) Clary farm,  Belle was given the property by her father, Joel Monroe Jones, who received it from his mother, Mary Vinson Jones Carter.  The property had been in the Vinson family since 1819. The Vinson Family Cemetery is located south of Summitville, Indiana.

Ronald Monroe Clary was the son of Garrett & Belle Clary who died in a horse riding accident at age 15.

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The Alpha Jones home/farm.  My great-great uncle lived on the farm that was once a part of all the Vinson property in Boone Township, Madison County, Indiana. Alpha was the brother of my great-grandmother, Belle Jones Clary, and the son of Joel & Anna Jones.

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The home/farm of my great-grandparents, Virgil Barmes & Thelma Daugherty Barmes. They moved to the farm shortly after the birth of Uncle Danny in 1944. When Grandpa Virgil & Grandpa Leroy were installing the picture window, they were close to being finished when Grandma Thelma pulled up in the car. She got out of the car, still in the road, walked to face the house, and called out, “Virgil! It’s not even. It’s a 1/2 inch lower on ____ side.” Grandpa Virgil insisted that he knew what he was doing, and that he had measured enough times to know it was right. She wouldn’t budge. Finally, after she went into the house, they measured. The adjustments were made and the window was no longer lower on one side.

    1. Johannes Bermes (born in Hesse, 1707)
    2. Johannes Wilhelm Bermes (b: 1738 in Gau Odernheim, Rheinhessen, Hesse) married Maria Magdalena Rausch – she was the daughter of Richard Daniel Rausch & Gertraud Schmidt
    3. Johannes Philipp Bermes (b: 20 July 1759; had a brother, Condrad Bermes, 1766) married Anna Margaretta
    4. John Philip Bermes (born 31 Jan 1796 in Evangelish, Kreigsfeld, Pfalz, Bayern – in short, Bavaria); John married Maria Margareta Damm, b, 1799; her parents were Michael Damm (b. 1761) and Maria E. Damm (b. 1777); Michael & Maria Damm married in 1798.
    5. Frederich Elde Barmes
    6. Jesse Delmar Barmes
    7. Virgil Brewer Barmes
    8. Leroy Barmes
    9. Diana Barmes Haas
    10. Darin Jolliffe-Haas

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The graves of my great-great grandparents, Elroy Daugherty & Mabel Barnett Daugherty.  Their son, Glenard was killed on the island of Iwo Jima, at age 19, during WWII.  Nearby are the graves of their daughter, Marie Daugherty Hughes & Frank Hughes.  Grandma Daugherty’s lineage is below.

    1. Sir John Taber (Devonshire England b. 1580)
    2. Philip Taber (moved to Rhode Island)
    3. Thomas Taber (Massachusetts)
    4. Joseph Taber
    5. William Taber
    6. Amazariah Taber
    7. Elizabeth Taber Harding
    8. Abraham Harding
    9. Sarah Harding Barnett & Highter Barnett
    10. Mabel Lucy Daugherty
    11. Thelma Daugherty Barmes
    12. Leroy Barmes
    13. Diana Barmes Haas
    14. Darin Jolliffe-Haas
Brewster Line:
  1. William Brewster of the Mayflower
  2. Patience Brewster Prence
  3. Rebecca Prence Freeman
  4. Patience Freeman Burgess
  5. Dorothy Burgess Clifton
  6. Margaret Clifton Wing
  7. Mary Wing Taber
  8. Amazariah Taber
  9. Elizabeth Taber Harding
  10. Abraham Harding
  11. Sarah Harding Barnett & Highter Barnett
  12. Mabel Lucy Daugherty
  13. Thelma Daugherty Barmes
  14. Leroy Barmes
  15. Diana Barmes Haas
  16. Darin Jolliffe-Haas

My great-great grandparents were Joel Monroe Jones & Anna Greenlee Jones. They lived, for many years, on the farm deeded to their daughter, Belle Jones, my great-grandmother.  Joel & Anna moved to Alexandria, Indiana.

  1. David Jones (b. approx 1730)
  2. David Jones (1755 – 28 MAY 1795
  3. Henry Jones (1790 – 1 AUG 1829)
  4. Joel Jones (1816 – 8 JAN 1892)
  5. John Henry Jones (1849 – 1883)
  6. Joel Monroe Jones (8 MAR 1872 – 28 MAR 1946)
  7. Mary Belle Jones-Clary
  8. Donna Mae Clary-Barmes
  9. Diana Barmes-Haas
  10. Darin Jolliffe-Haas

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The gravesite of my great aunt & uncle, Evelyn Louise Barmes Smith & Dewey Smith. Evelyn is the sister of my grandfather, Leory Barmes, and the daughter of Virgil & Thelma Barmes.

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