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WHITE COUNTY, INDIANA

WHITE COUNTY OLD SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION

The White County Old Settlers Association was organized in 1873. Beginning in 1891, prizes have been awarded to the oldest male and female White
County bom, longest continuous residents of the county attending the annual meetings. From 1891 until 1910, the oldest such female was given a pair of
spectacles, since 1915 she has been awarded an umbrella. The oldest such male is given a cane. The first cane awarded is in the White County museum.
Winners of the awards were:
Date
Female
Male
1891 Sara Nelson Macajah Hancock
1893 Louisa Virden Calvin Spencer
1898Ann Ford James Price
1909 Georgianne Reynolds Isaac Davis
1910 Ann Snyder Henry Snyder
1915 Elizabeth Downey Elisha Warden
1919 Mrs. George Hart Robert Jewett
1920Sophia Jurk Jimmy Burns
1924Catherine Van Nees Capt. B.F. Price
1925Catherine Warden George Neel
1926 Mrs. Frank Malone William McClintic
1927 Mary R. Hill John Martin
1928 Martha Wilcoxin J.W. Sluth
1929Mrs. Dan McCuaig Samuel Hookenberg
1930 Amanda Sharp Samuel Spencer
1931 Mary Box E. Hemphill
1932 Susan Ginn J.L. Burch
1933 Drucilla Shell Aaron Price
1934 Anna Roach Elias Nicholas
1935Sarah Warden Emory Kellenbarger
1936 Mary C. Fisher Lewis Dcllinger
1937 Sarah Donaldson William V. Spencer
1938 Laura Boze Ed Hemphill
1939 Mary PriceW.E. Ederhard
1940 Mary Burget Samuel Burns
1941 Ruth Ann Connell Marion Sluyter
1942 Emma Renwick John Cowger
1943 Mrs. James Small Dennis P. Teeter
1944 Mrs. William Albright Charles Heimlich
1945 Mary Elizabeth Hutton Frank Pettit
1946 Arninda Scroggs J.D. Craig
1947 Mrs. S. Beasy H.J. Cullers
1948 Hylia Holmes Jerry Gilmore
1949 Jennie Mikesell John Heimlich
1950 Louisa C. Fleming Norman Crumbo
1951 Lottie Stevenson Morton Coonrod
1952Ida FrossFred Schroeder
1953Rosa Stangle John Coonrod
1954Mary Jane Van Voorst Alfred Gibson
1955 Anna McBeth Lewis Myers
1956Anna Wheaton Ed Quade
1957 Cordelia Cromer Charles Davisson
1958Clara Davidson Sherman Bowsher
1959 Amanda Andrews Milt Mertz
1960 Sarah Boze George Guntrip
1961 Mrs. John Lane William Shell
1962 L. Siddall W.H. Gardner
1963Mabel Hughes Albert Meier
1964 Effie Covingion Joe Thompson
1965 Stella HarterJohn C. Herman
1966 Elizabeth Bretzinger Bert Ford
1967Maide Friend William Patton
1968 Grace Mikesell Walter Albin
1969 Mollie Griest Charles S. Moore
1970 Lela Spencer A.H.. Owens
1971 Emma Bogue Tabor Spencer
1972 Minnie Hardy Cecil Shell
1973
Cloyd Dellinger
1974 Clara McCloud
1975Grace Bowsher Schnepp Bert Bowsher
1976Mamie Townsley John Nelson
1977
Glenn Plummer
1978 Anna Brandt Hutton Clarence Hutton
1979 Margarette Zootman Strode Rothrock
1981 Raola Hildebran Custer Elton Hunt
1982 Helen Kraud Spencer Delton Tefford
1983 Nina M. Fraser Paul Shaffer
1992 Lucille Faye Davis
1993
Harry Dyer
1994 Louise Lear Van Owens



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