Marriage of Reuben J. Chorpenning and Helen J. Buhrman, “Nashville Journal,” Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, 4 April 1918

Reuben John Chorpenning was the son of George B. McClellan Chorpenning and Cora Belle Logan Chorpenning. Helen Jean Buhrman was the daughter of Theodore Buhrman and Nancy “Nannie” Kerr Buhrman. Al Logan (erroneously listed as A.L. below) was Reuben Chorpenning’s cousin. “Mrs. A.L. Logan” — DeIna Ruth Buhrman — was Helen Buhrman’s sister.


Death certificates, Lizzie Garrison Cummings, daughter of Zachariah M. “Cain” Garrison and Mary Lucinda Brock Garrison, 1874-1947, and Thomas Jefferson Cummings, 1866-1941

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Elnora Garrison was born in Augusta, Butler County, Kansas. She married Thomas Jefferson Cummings 1 March 1894. She died in Oklahoma City; however, her usual residence was Dewey, Washington County, Oklahoma.Scan 2.jpeg

Thomas Jefferson Cummings, son of John M. Cummings and Sallie Ann Strailer Cummings, was born in Weston, West Virginia. He died in Dewey, Washington County, Oklahoma. He and Lizzie Garrison Cummings are buried at Dewey Cemetery, Dewey, OK.

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Obituary: Thurman Logan, Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky, 1895-1965

Thurman Estil Logan, son of John Wesley Logan and Mary Alice McElroy Logan, was born 28 January 1895 in Allen County, Kentucky. He married Dora Beckham Jones, daughter of William Shelby Jones and Mary Forrest Harris Jones. Dora Jones was born 4 June 1900 in Crittenden County, Kentucky.

Thurman Logan died 23 February 1965. Dora Jones Logan died 27 April 1974. They are buried at Pythian Ridge Cemetery, Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky.

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Obituary: John Wesley Logan, Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky, 1860-1944

John Wesley Logan was the son of Zachariah “Zack” J. Logan and Elizabeth Hinton Logan. He married Mary Alice McElroy, daughter of Hartwell J. McElroy and Adeline Shields McElroy. She was born 16 August 1868 and died 1 December 1930 in Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky. John Wesley Logan and Mary Alice McElroy Logan are buried at Pythian Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis, Kentucky.

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60th wedding anniversary, Lavinna Logan Guy and Nicholas Herman Guy, West Mineral, Cherokee County, Kansas, 1923

Lavinna “Vinnie” Logan, daughter of Reuben Logan and Sarah Thackston / Thaxton Logan, was born 2 August 1842 in Washington County, Illinois. She married Nicholas Herman Guy, son of James Guy and Charity Ann Maxwell Guy, 10 January 1863 in Washington County, Illinois. Nicholas H. Guy was born 18 November 1842 in Washington County, IL.

N.H. Guy died 15 February 1933 at West Mineral, Kansas. Lavinna Logan Guy died 19 September 1936. They are buried at Sherman City Cemetery in Sherman City, Cherokee County, Kansas.


Source: Pittsburg Sun, Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, 8 March 1923

Obituary: Harriet Emily Allison Logan, 1833-1905, “Cleveland Star,” Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C., 22 Nov. 1905

Harriet Emily Allison, daughter of Hugh Allison and Violet Barry Allison, was born 23 May or July 1833 in York District, South Carolina. She married John Randolph Logan — she was his second wife — in 1870. Emily Allison Logan died 16 November 1905. She and John R. Logan are buried at Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina.