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*Simon B. Labaw

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  • Name *Simon B. Labaw  [1, 2
    Born 15 Jul 1841  Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried May 1916  Possibly Brown's Chapel Cemetery, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 May 1916  74 Yrs; Attica, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159190  My Genealogy

    Father Benjamin B. Labaw,   b. 2 Oct 1808, Montgomery County Or Warren County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1867, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother *Phoebe I. Crane,   b. 3 Apr 1812, Montgomery County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1852, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1832  Montgomery County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 *Sarah E. Diehl,   b. 15 Sep 1843, Adams County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1866, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1865  Fountain County, Indiana; Rev. John Davidson. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Sarah Diehl
      Spouse Name: Simon Z Labaw
      Marriage Date: 7 Dec 1865
      Marriage County: Fountain
      Source Title 1: Fountain County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1848 - 1920 Inclusive Vol
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerks Of
      Book: 5
      OS Page: 380
      Source Citation: Title: Fountain County, Indiana, Index to MarriageRecord 1848 - 1920 Inclusive Vol, W. P. A. Original Record Located:County Clerks Of; Book: 5;Page: 380.
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. "[Transcribed 01 April 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler, sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]
    Children 
     1. Emory G. Labaw,   b. 27 Nov 1866, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1915, Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Amelia Bream Brame,   b. 9 Apr 1839, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1911, Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1867  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary E. Labaw,   b. 29 Dec 1868, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1901, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. Laura Bell Labaw,   b. 11 May 1871, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1886, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     3. Etta Elizabeth Labaw,   b. 4 Mar 1873, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1899, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     4. Edwin Edward Labaw,   b. 9 Sep 1874, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1875, Infant, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Lillian Naomi Labaw,   b. 25 Aug 1876, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Derrick F. Labaw,   b. 17 Apr 1883, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1903, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Susan Hudson,   b. 1858, Newton, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1913  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1912  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Susie Hudson
      Spouse Name: Simon B Labaw
      Marriage Date: 18 Jul 1912
      Marriage County: Fountain
      Source Title 1: Fountain Souhty (County) Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1848 - 1920 Inolusive(inclusive) Vol
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located County Clerks Off
      Book: 14
      OS Page: 312
      Source Citation: Title: Fountain Souhty Indiama, Index to MarriageRecord 1848 - 1920 Inolusive Vol, W. P. A. Original Record LocatedCounty Clerks Off; Book: 14;Page: 312. Ancestry.com. Indiana MarriageCollection, 1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2005."
      [Transcribed 01 April 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler, sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Source: Fountain County History Indiana, Shawnee Township, 1823 -1880.
      "Simon B. LaBaw, farmer, Fountain (Portland), was born in ShawneeTownship, July 15, 1841. He was the son of Benjamin and Phebe (Crane)LaBaw, who came by wagon from Montgomery County, Ohio probably asearly as 1830, and settled on the farm which is owned and occupied byJohn LaBaw. This couple reared twelve children, seven of whom areliving. Mrs. LaBaw died April 24, 1852 and Mr. LaBaw married twiceafterward; three children by his second wife Elizabeth Smith, areliving; his third wife, Eliza Arheart, had two children, but both aredead. Mr. LaBaw's eldest brother, David was a member of the 86th Ind.Vols. He was slightly wounded at the battle of Stone River, and beingafterward prostrated with typhoid fever, died in hospital atMurfreesboro, April 4, 1863. His brother Derrich was in the sameregiment, and was killed in the first day's battle at Stone River,January 31, 1862. His brother, Benjamin F., was in the 72d Ind. Vols. He shared in the hard service done by the Army of the Ohio, in thelast quarter of the year 1862. He was in a number of skirmishes andon long marches, and died of lung fever at Bowling Green, Kentucky,January 4, 1863. Mr. LaBaw himself was in the 154th Ind. Vols. (Co.C); he enlisted in the Spring of 1865, for one year, and served nearWinchester, in the Shenandoah Valley, doing garrison duty. He wasretained in the service until August 1865, and then discharged. Thiswas truly a family stimulated by no doubtful patriotism. Mr. LaBawwas married to Sarah E. Deal, December 7, 1865. She died December 15,1866, leaving a son, Emory G., who was born November 27. December10, 1867, he was married in Pennsylvania by the Rev. Wolf, to AmeliaBrame, who was born April 9, 1838. The children by this union areMary E., born December 29, 1868; Laura B., born May 11, 1871;Elizabeth E., born March 4, 1873; Edwin, born September 9, 1874, diedin infancy, and Lily Naomi born August 25, 1876. Mrs. LaBaw belongsto the United Brethern Church, and has her membership at Brown'sChapel. He is trustee of this church, but not a member. He owns 200acres of land, 90 acres being timber, worth $10,000.00. He is a greenbacker." Pages 37-373, 1881 History of Fountain & Warren Counties.[Transcribed 28 Dec 2005, SLJuhl]

      "Simon B. LaBaw made his home on the farm that belonged to his father,near Portland Arch in Fountain County, Indiana. He was a soldier inthe Civil War and the only one of four brothers who served to get backhome." The LaBaw Family Record, 1956. [Transcribed 21 Dec 2005,SLJuhl]

      Source: Fountain and Warren Counties INDIANA; Edited By Thomas A.Clifton Of The Covington Republican; Illustrated; 1913 B.F. Bowen &Company Indianapolis, Indiana. Article from book obtained 25 May 2006at Covington Library, Fountain County, Indiana per SLJuhl, compiler.
      "S.B. LABAW. Examples that impress force of character on all whostudy them are worthy of record. By a few general observations may beconveyed some idea of the characteristics and worthy career of S.B.LaBaw, for many years a well known farmer of Fountain County, Indiana,who is now living in honorable retirement in his pleasant home inAttica, having, through his industry and perseverance, accumulated acompetency. He has pursued the even tenor of his way in a quiet andunostentatious manner which never courts publicity, attending strictlyto his own affairs, doing the right as he understands it and keepinghis conscience void of offense towards God and man. It is not amatter of wonderment that the elements of a solid and practicalnature, which unite in his composition, should win him a conspicuousplace in his community, when we learn that he comes of a sterlingfamily, a family that believed not only in keeping busy alonglegitimate lines of endeavor, but also in living up to the higheststandard of citizenship in every respect. S.B. LaBaw was born on July15, 1841, in Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana, and he is theson of Benjamin and Phoebe (Crane) LaBaw. The subject's paternalgrandfather, David LaBaw, lived the earlier part of his life in Ohio,later moving to Indiana where he died. Benjamin LaBaw and his wifeare now both deceased, he having passed away a short time after theclose of the Civil War. He had been a successful farmer and stockraiser and stood high in the community in which he lived. To him andhis wife were born twelve children, of whom eight are still living.The subject of this sketch (an excellent artistic rendering of S.B.LaBaw now kept in Douglass/LaBaw records) was given the advantage of agood common school education and the vacation periods were spent inwork on the home farm. He has always applied himself to the pursuitof agriculture and during his active years he was considered one ofthe leading farmers of his neighborhood. He bcame the owner of twohundred and sixty acres of good land practically all of which is undercultivation. Mr. LaBaw made permanent and substantial improvements onhis place, much draining and tiling being required, but he evermaintained the place at the highest standard of agriculturalexcellence. He carried on general farming and stock raising. He isnow living Attica, having relinquished the onerous labors of the farmand enjoying now that rest which he so richly earned. During theprogress of the Civil War, Mr. LaBaw gave evidence of his patrioticspirit by enlisting, under the last caall for volunteers, in the OneHundred and Fifty-fourth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, atAttica, under Captain Dice. However, he saw no active service in thefield, though ready to go when called. He had three brothers in theUnion army during the war, all of whom laid down their lives on thealtar of their country. Mr. LaBaw has been married three times, hispresent wife, to whom he was married on July 18, 1912, having bornethe maiden name of Susan Hudson. She was born in 1858 in Newtown,Indiana. The subject is the father of two children, namely: EmeryG., who is a farmer and cement worker, married Annie Davidson and theylive in Attica; Lily married William F. Clark, a farmer at Aylesworth,Indiana. Politically, Mr. LaBaw is a Prohibitionist believing thatthe temperance question is the greatest amd most important before theAmerican people. His religious affiliation is with the Christianchurch, of which he is a liberal supporter. He is a man of good partsand has always enjoyed the sincere respect of his acquaintances, beinga man who has stood for the best interests of the community."[Transcribed 12 May 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]

      NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
      CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS
      AND
      SAILORS SYSTEM
      <http//www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm>
      Simon B. Labaw (First_Last) Regiment Name 154 Indiana Infantry SideUnion Company C Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.Alternate Name Simon/Labaw Notes Film Number M540 roll 42
      UNION INDIANA VOLUNTEERS
      154th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
      Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., April 20, 1865. Left State forParkersburg, W. Va., April 30; thence moved to Stevenson's Station,Shenandoah Valley, Va., May 2-4. Duty at Stevenson's Station till June27, and at Opequan Creek till August 4. Mustered out August 4, 1865.

      "Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920
      Name: Simon B. Labaw
      Date: 30 May 1916
      Location: Attica
      Age: 74 yr
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Source Location: City Health Office, City Health Office, Attica
      Source Notes: The source of this record is the book CH-2 on page 77within the series produced by the Indiana Works ProgressAdministration.
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT,USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004." [Transcribed 01 April2008, SLJuhl, Compiler, sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

      Lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 40 Enlisted men bydisease. Total 41.
      Note: You may contact the National Archives to obtain the formsneeded to send for copies of the Civil War Records through thisInternet web site.
      http://www.nara.gov/
      Family Information: ?This was truly a family stimulated by nodoubtful patriotism.? Simon B. LaBaw was in the 154th IndianaVolunteers, Co. C; he enlisted in the Spring of 1865, for one year,and served near Winchester, in the Shenandoah Valley, doing garrisonduty. He was retained in the service until August 1865, and thendischarged. Benjamin F. LaBaw served in the 72nd Indiana Volunteers.He shared in the hard service done by the Army of the Ohio, in thelast quarter of the year 1862. He was in a number of skirmishes andon long marches, and died of lung fever at Bowling Green, Kentucky,January 04, 1863. Derrick V. (B) LaBaw was in the same regiment ashis brother David. He was killed in the first day?s Battle at StoneRiver on January 31, 1862. His brother David L. LaBaw was slightlywounded at the Battle of Stone River as well, and being afterwardprostrated with typhoid fever, died in the hospital at Murfreesboro,April 04, 1863. (Please refer to other fact sheets such as this onall of the above mentioned brothers.)

      Sources: Fountain County History Indiana, Shawnee Township, 1823 -1880.
      Pages 372-373, 1881 History of Fountain & Warren Counties, Indiana
      National Park Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Systems,http://www.nara.gov/
      Information compiled on the 12th of April 2005 from the above Internetweb site.
      Some family information provided by Amy D. Hough Terry of Anderson,Indiana.

      " 08 June 1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Simon B. Labaw
      Home in 1880: Shawnee, Fountain, Indiana
      Age: 38
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's Name: Amelia
      Father's birthplace: Ohio
      Mother's birthplace: Indiana
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Simon B. Labaw 38 head, farmer, Ind, Ohio, Ind.
      Amelia Labaw 41 wife, Pa, Pa, Pa
      Emery G. Labaw 12 dau., Ind., Ind., Ind.
      Mary E. Labaw 10 dau., Ind., Ind., Ind.
      Laura B. Labaw 9 dau., Ind., Ind., Ind.
      Etta E. Labaw 7 dau., Ind., Ind., Pa.
      Lillie E. Labaw 3 dau., Ind., Ind., Pa.
      Samuel S. Labaw 21 nephew, farmer, Ind., Ind., Ind.
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Shawnee, Fountain, Indiana;Roll: T9_277; Family History Film: 1254277; Page: 46.1000; EnumerationDistrict: 71; Image: 0545; Page 17A; Super. 4; Enum. 71; Dwelling119/119. Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-daySaints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo,UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005." [Transcribed 01 April2008, SLJuhl, Compiler, sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

      "03 May 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Simon B Labaw
      Age in 1910: 68
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Ohio
      Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
      Spouse's Name: Amelia
      Home in 1910: Shawnee, Fountain, Indiana
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Simon B Labaw 68 In, OH, OH, retired farmer
      Amelia Labaw 73 wife, Pa, Pa, Pa
      Marie Labaw 6 granddaughter, IN, IN, IN
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Shawnee, Fountain, Indiana;Roll: T624_349; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 83; Image: 764; Super.9; Enum. 83; Sheet 9B; Dwelling 182/184. Ancestry.com. 1910 UnitedStates Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2006." [Transcribed 01 April 2008, SLJuhl,Compiler, sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

  • Sources 
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