Fourth Generation


119. Caroline "Callie" WILLIAMSON147,148,305,308,309,310 was born on 5 October 1850 in IN, Knox Co.. She lived in IN, Greene Co., Washington on 21 June 1860. She lived in IN, Greene Co., Cass on 23 July 1870. She is shown as having $1200 in real estate, probably a portion of her parents' estate. Callie lived in IN, Greene Co., Bloomfield on 4 June 1880. She was buried in October 1896 at Newberry Cemetery in IN, Greene Co., Cass. She died on 14 October 1896 in IN, Greene Co., Cass. She became an orphan at an early age. Between 1857-1859 occurred one of the 6 largest pandemic outbreaks of influenza known. It is not known if her father Aaron or his second wife Nelly succumbed to this within one year of each other, but the possibility exists.

Caroline "Callie" WILLIAMSON and John F. SLINKARD were married on 1 January 1873 in IN, Greene Co., Cass. John F. SLINKARD305,309,310,311,312,313 was born on 16 November 1849 in IN, Greene Co., Newberry. He lived in IN, Greene Co., Bloomfield on 4 June 1880. His cousin Martha Slinkard lived with them as housekeeper. On 4 June 1880 he held the County Clerkship in IN, Greene Co. John lived with his son Cyrus and daughter Nellie in IN, Greene Co., Bloomfield on 1 June 1900. On 1 June 1900 he was a real estate agent in IN, Greene Co. He lived in IN, Greene Co., Bloomfield on 29 April 1910. His daughter Nellie Winifred lived with them. On 29 April 1910 John was a commercial traveler in IN, Greene Co. He died on 14 March 1914 in IN, Greene Co., Bloomfield. He was buried in IN, Greene Co., Bloomfield, Grandview Cemetery. JOHN F. SLINKARD, great-grandson of John Slinkard, the old pioneer of Greene County, was born near Newberry, in Cass Township, November 16, 1849, and is a son of Andrew B. and Sarah (O'Neal) Slinkard. He was raised on a farm until sixteen years old, and in early years received his learning from the common schools. In 1868, he completed a course of instruction from the Vincennes Commercial College, and for the succeeding ten years was in partnership with his father at Newberry, in mercantile pursuits. In 1878, he received the nomination of his party for the County Clerkship, and after a sharp contest in which he had a Republican majority to overcome, he was duly elected. He served in this capacity four years, but since then has been engaged in farming in his native township. Mr. Slinkard is an Odd Fellow, and like the majority of his name a warm Democrat in politics. January 1, 1873, Miss Caroline, daughter of Aaron and Nellie Williamson, became his wife. To their union this family has been born: Oscar P., Annetta E., Nettie W., Harry K., Cyrus L. and one as yet unnamed. Mr. Slinkard is one of the prominent men of southern Greene County, and both he and family are universallly esteemed. . John was a Democrat. He was in the I. O. O. F. .

Caroline "Callie" WILLIAMSON and John F. SLINKARD had the following children:

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Oscar P. SLINKARD.