William Wilson, the pioneer ancestor of this family, emigrated from Stewardstown, County of Tyrone, Ireland, in 1732, when 19 years of age. The Town of Stewardstown is in the parish of Donagheny in the province of Ulster and eighty-two miles northwest of Dublin, long noted for its very superior linen cloth.
Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; ( ), years in county; O., owner; H., renter. Adair, C. W. Wf. Bertha; ch. Florence, Maxine, Don. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 120 ac., sec. 24. (37.) Anderson, E. H. Wf. Christina; ch. Russell. P. O. Hamlin, R. 1. R. 153.91 ac., sec. 5. (20.) Owner, J. F. Mortinson. Artist, Dan’l. Wf. Sarah; ch. Ada, Sadie, George, John, Elmer, Anna, Clara, Madge, Robert. P. O. Exira, R. 1. O. 80 ac., sec. 2.5; O. 40 ac., sec. 36. Artist, John H. Wf. Mamie; ch. Homer, Hugh, Helen, Margia,
Honorable Timothy Blair Pardee, Commissioner of Crown Lands for Ontario, is a native of this Province, and was born Dec. 11, 1830, in the county of Grenville. His parents are A. B. Pardee and Jane nee Elliot. The name would indicate that the Pardee family were originally French, but the grandfather of our subject was from the Eastern States. The subject of this sketch was educated partly in his native county, and afterwards at Brockville, Ont., at which latter place he began the study of law with the Hon. W. B. Richards. Before finishing, however, he broke off his studies
Rev. Ira N. Pardee was born in Kingston, N.Y., in 1840; received his education at Armenia Seminary. He united with the church in 1857; his first pastoral charge was at Great Barrington, Mass., where he remained the full term; in 1861 he was transferred to the Wyoming conference, and was two years on the Ararat circuit; in 1862 he was removed to the Tallmanville, Pennsylvania, circuit, and in 1864, to the Newton, Pennsylvania, circuit. He was placed in charge of the Plymouth church in Wyoming Valley. In 1869 he was appointed to Great Bend station; to the Onconta district in
SMITH, Lydia Todd4, (James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 6, 1727, married March 26, 1747, James Smith, son of Samuel. Children: I. Mary, b. Dec. 22, 1747, m. James Pardee. II. James, b. Aug. 30, 1750. III. Benjamin, b. Aug. 11, 1753. IV. John, b. June 14, 1756. V. Thomas, b. Oct. 10, 1761. VI. Eli. VII. Mabel, b. Jan. 20, 1769, m. Merriam Monson.
EATON PARDEE, Deborah Todd7, (Oliver6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 28, 1791, died July 28, 1855, married first, May 28, 1817, Thomas Eaton, who died Dec. 6, 1824. She married second, John Pardee. Children by Thomas Eaton: I. Harvey Thomas, b. June 28, 1818, m. Nov. 22, 1841, Caroline Fowler Brooks. II. Beda Eliza, b. Nov. 21, 1821, d. April 3, 1874, m. Dec. 9, 1855, Garrett Andrews, who was b. 1798. Children by John Pardee: III. John Henry, b. Sept. 26, 1826, d. May 28, 1827. IV. Henry John, b. June 28, 1829, m. Oct. 23, 1856,
PARDEE, Sarah Todd7, (Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 23, 1795, in Conn., died Oct. 1, 1885, in Ohio, married Abijah Pardee, of East Haven, Conn. They settled in Ohio. Children: I. Adelia, who is the only one living in 1914. II. (???). III. (???). IV. (???).