Drusilla (---)
(1814-1864)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Salathiel/Salathial A. WICKHAM

Drusilla (---) 1

  • Born: 1814, NY
  • Marriage (1): Salathiel/Salathial A. WICKHAM on 20 Apr 1831 in OH 1
  • Died: 27 Jun 1864, probably Lee Co., IA at age 50 1
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bullet  General Notes:

SURNAME: On her sons Jacob's and James' death certificates, "Drusilla Wickham" was listed as their mother's maiden name.

GIVEN NAME: Drusilla, Drucilla, Druzilla.

MUSKINGUM CO, OH MARRIAGES: "Drusilla" Wickham married Parmenar Wood on Apr. 5, 1832 (It is unknown if this is the same Drusilla who, according to a family Bible, married Salathiel Wickham on Apr. 20, 1831.)

1860 IA CENSUS, Lee Co., Jackson Twp:
"Drucilla" Wickham, 48, $200, $175, NY;
William, 20, OH;
Jacob, 19, OH;
Cyrus, 18, OH;
William Chambers, 8, MO.
(Listed next to them on the census were the William Harmon & John Harmon families.)

LEE CO., IA LAND RECORDS: On Feb. 6, 1860 "Drusula" Wickham bought 1 acre of land, with a house, for $100, from John and Nancy Harmon. (located in section 31, Jackson Twp, Lee Co, near the Des Moines River).

CIVIL WAR: Her 3 oldest sons and her only son-in-law enlisted in the Civil War while her youngest son remained at home with Drusilla, a widow, during the war.

LEE CO, IA LAND RECORDS, Book 41, p. 143: 1 acre of land in SE 1/4 NW1/4 Sec. 31 Twp 65 R5
On April 28, 1876 the above piece of land was sold to Catherine Herrick. "For the consideration of $30 we, Sarah R. Harmon & Wm. Harmon in person & W. P. Wickham & Mary A. Wickham by their attorney Sarah R. Harmon & Jacob Wickham & Jams Wickham, by their attorney Sarah R. Harmon hereby quit claim to Catherine Herrick of Lee Co, IA" one acre of land. "The land herein conveyed was owned at her death by 'Drucilla' Wickham, mother of Sarah R. Harmon and the Wickhams whose names appear in this conveyance." Sarah R. Harmon, William Harmon, Wm. P. Wickham, Mary A. Wickham, By Sarah R. Harmon their attorney, James Wickham, Jacob A. Wickham, By their attorney S. R. Harmon.


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Drusilla married Salathiel/Salathial A. WICKHAM, son of William Johnson WICKHAM and possibly Sarah (---), on 20 Apr 1831 in OH.1 (Salathiel/Salathial A. WICKHAM was born in 1806 in NY 2 and died on 22 Mar 1854 in probably Lee Co., IA 1.)


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Sources


1 Family Bible of Sarah Ann "Anna Mae" Wickham Butler.

2 1850 IA Census.


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