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Sarah Ann Unthank Family
SARAH ANN UNTHANK BIBLE* Transcribed and Annotated by Thomas D.
Hamm Pleasant Unthank was born 1st month
12, 1804 Sarah Ann Unthank was born 8th mo 8th
1817 [second marriage for both] Charles R. Unthank was born 11 th mo
22nd 1846. d. 1906 James Bryant Unthank was born 5th mo
1st 1849, d. Nov. 3, 1916 Anna Elizabeth Unthank was born 10th
mo 6th 1851 Alpheus C. Unthank was born 1st mo
20th 1854 Eliza Alice Unthank was born 2nd mo
3rd 1857 William H. Unthank was born 5th mo 2nd
1859 Cadwallader Pitts, B. 30th d. 1st Mo
1787 D. 16th d. 12th Mo 1855 Elizabeth Stanley, B. 4th d. 3rd mo
1888 D. 27th d. 12th Mo 1842 Sarah Ann Pitts, B 8th d. 8th Mo. 1817 Eliza & Lcvina Pitts B. 23d D. 7th
Mo 1824 Pleasant Unthank was born 1st 12 1804 Elizabeth Unthank was born 4th mo 16th
1815 [first wife of Pleasant] Emeline Unthank was born 8th mo 4th
1837 George L. Unthank was born 11th mo
17th 1839 Pleasant Unthank died 1881 Sarah Ann Unthank 1817-1906 Chas. R. Unthank 1846-1926
[see discrepancy with above—tombstone in
Earlham Cemetery, Richards, says died 1926] James B. Unthank, died November 3,
1916, buried Wilmington Emma Harris Unthank, b. May 4, 1852,
d. September 16, 1936, buried
Wilmington, Ohio Wm. H. Unthank, died Oroville, Calif.,
Dec. 9, 1939, cremated ashes buried Webster Ind Cemetery, March 23, 1940
on Pleasant Unthank lot Alice Eliza Unthank died in Richmond
Ind October 17, 1944 Buried
Earlham Cemetery On sheet of notepaper laid inside of
Bible: Cadwallader Pitts was born 30th of the
first month 1787. Elizabeth Pitts wife of said
Cadwllader was born 5th of 3rd month 1788 Sarah their daughter was born the 8th
of the 8th mo 1817 Eliza and Levina their daughters were
born the 23rd of the 7th mo 1824 Mary second wife of CP was born 2d mo
6 1800 Levina Pitts daughter of Cadwallader
and Elizabeth Pitts deceased the 6th
of the 8th mo 1824 Elizabeth Pitts wife of Cadwallader
Pitts deceased the 27th of 12th mo 1842 Cadwallader Pitts deceased the 16th of
12th mo 1855 Mary Pitts wife of Cadwallader Pitts
deceased 12th mo 5th 1872 Alonzo's children: Elsie, Russel,
Floyd, Amy, Zula, Herbert
Elmer's: May Elizabeth's: Laura, William, Versal [these are descendants of
Cadwallader's Pitts's daughter Eliza]
*The Holy Bible, Containing the Old
and New Testaments: Translated Out
of the Original Tongues; and with the Former Translations Diligently
Compared and Revised.
New York: American Bible Society, 1894. This Bible was
recently donated to the Friends Collection of Earlham College.
A note on the fly leaf reads:
'This Bible was presented to Sarah Ann Unthank by James B. Unthank 1890.
Given by Alice E. Unthank to Reba Alice Unthank Shrieves
" Note in "Family Record section. "
The Unthank family came to America
about 1780 from Yorkshire England to Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Thence to Guilford County,
N.C., thence to Richmond (or Wayne County) Indiana.
The name Unthank means 'House
by a pool" or 'on the tank.'"
Originally published in The Hoosier
Vol. 39 No 1 March 1999
Transcribed and Contributed to Genealogy Trails by Barb Z.