Descendants of John Valentine Harlan


1. John Valentine Harlan

Randolph County, Indiana. Greensfork Trustee from 1866-67. Ref. - Tucker History page 188, col. 1, par. 7.

Charter member of I.O.O.F (International Order Odd Fellows?), Spartansburg Lodge No. 287, instituted August 27, 1867. Ref. - Tucker History page 210, col. 2, par. 16.

Randolph County, Indiana. Greensfork Twp., Justice. Ref. - Tucker History page 217, col. 2, par. 9

Lucy Ann Hartman

Union City Evening Times, Thursday, May 6, 1937

Answers Call - Mrs. Lucy Harlan passes away at home of her son. - Was a true Christian woman and lived all her life in this community.

Mrs. Lucy A. Harlan passed away yesterday at 10:55 a. m. after an extended illness, at the home of her son Vestal, at 811 West Oak street.

She was never well since having the flu a year ago last fall, but was able to be up and going until twelve weeks ago. She had the flu again and developed into pneumonia. She seemingly recovered but complications developed and about ten days ago
her condition became serious. She grew gradually weaker and the end came as stated.

Mrs. Harlan was past 86 years old and lived all of her life in and near Union City. She was a fine Christian woman having been a member of the South Salem Church of Christ for over 70 years, being baptized when fourteen years old..

Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. John Hartman. She was born in Wayne Township, Randolph County, February 11, 1851. She received her schooling at the old No. 9 school south of Union City. She was married to John V. Harlan on January 27, 1872. To
this union were born 10 children, four of them died in infancy, then a few years ago Ara, 1926, and Vida, 1934, passed on. Her husband died in 1915. The following children survive: Vestal at whose home she lived, Russel of Winchester, Rev. Roy
C. of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Omar of Billings, Montana. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at the Church of Christ with the Rev. and Mrs. Earl Lantz in charge assisted by Rev. Harlan.