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Leola Ladorie Damon

Female 1887 - 1958  (70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Leola Ladorie Damon was born on 17 Sep 1887 in Calamus, Clinton, Iowa (daughter of Norton Jason Damon and Frances "Fannie" Gage); died on 30 Jun 1958 in Hood River, Hood River, Oregon; was buried in Forest View Cemetery, Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1888, Iowa

    Notes:

    Leola Ladorie Damon and Frederick Stuart Knight were 8th cousins, both being 7XG-grandchildren of Richard Ingersoll (1587-1644) and Agnes Langlye (d. 1670).

    Leola married Frederick Stuart Knight on 1 Sep 1917 in Lincoln, Lincoln, Oregon. Frederick (son of Frank F. Knight and Martha J. Stuart) was born on 1 May 1884 in Ramona, Lake, South Dakota; died on 29 Jul 1945 in Hood River, Hood River, Oregon; was buried in Forest View Cemetery, Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Damon Francis Knight was born on 20 Sep 1922 in Baker City, Baker, Oregon; died on 15 Apr 2002 in Eugene, Lane, Oregon.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Norton Jason Damon was born in May 1846 in New York (son of Edmund H. Damon and Sarah Hicks); died in 1912; was buried in City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1847

    Notes:

    He married, secondly, Helen Osborne, born in Pennsylvania in 1865. They were in Salem, Oregon by 1900.

    Norton married Frances "Fannie" Gage on 14 Dec 1875 in Clinton County, Iowa. Frances (daughter of Moses Gage and Naomi Jane Dunlap) was born in 1858 in Iowa; died in 1893; was buried in City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Frances "Fannie" Gage was born in 1858 in Iowa (daughter of Moses Gage and Naomi Jane Dunlap); died in 1893; was buried in City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: Abt 1859, Iowa
    • Alternate death: Bef 1895

    Children:
    1. 1. Leola Ladorie Damon was born on 17 Sep 1887 in Calamus, Clinton, Iowa; died on 30 Jun 1958 in Hood River, Hood River, Oregon; was buried in Forest View Cemetery, Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Edmund H. Damon was born on 16 Jun 1809 in Bridgeport, Madison, New York (son of Jason Damon and Lucy Owen); died on 22 Mar 1891 in Calamus, Clinton, Iowa; was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, Clinton County, Iowa.

    Notes:

    "E. H. DAMON, retired farmer; P. O. Calamus. Son of Jason and Lucy (Owen) Damon; was born June 16, 1809, in Madison Co., N.Y. From 1845 to 1861, he was engaged in running a hotel in Sullivan of that county. In the spring of 1861, emigrated to Iowa, stopping at Davenport till the fall, when he came into Olive Township, Clinton Co., having purchased a farm of 240 acres. In 1875, moved into Calamus and subsequently sold the farm. Married Miss Sarah Hicks Nov. 15, 1835; she was born Aug. 10, 1810, in Albany Co., N.Y.; have ten children—Ammon, Albert, Elizabeth, Riley and Emily, Myron, Sarah, Norton, Alpheus and Anna. Three sons—Ammon, Myron and Riley, served in the 8th Iowa Infantry Volunteers. Albert is a member of the New York Conference of' M. E. Church. Norton and Alpheus engaged in the mercantile business in Calamus. Republican." [History of Clinton County, Iowa, citation details below]

    Edmund Damon (1809-1891) = Sarah Hicks (1810-1886)
    Albert Nelson Damon (1838-1893) = Hattie Salisbury (1839-1910)
    Albert Howe Damon (1878-1948) = Grace Henrietta Telfer (1879-1956)
    Albert Howe Damon (1912-1986) = Roberta M. Fay (1913-2003)
    Kent Telfer Damon (1942- ) = Nancy June Carlsson-Paige (1944- )
    Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon (1970- )

    Edmund married Sarah Hicks on 15 Nov 1835. Sarah (daughter of George S. Hicks and Margaret) was born on 25 Aug 1811 in Albany County, New York; died on 25 Jul 1886 in Calamus, Clinton, Iowa; was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, Clinton County, Iowa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Sarah Hicks was born on 25 Aug 1811 in Albany County, New York (daughter of George S. Hicks and Margaret); died on 25 Jul 1886 in Calamus, Clinton, Iowa; was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, Clinton County, Iowa.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 10 Aug 1810, Albany County, New York

    Children:
    1. 2. Norton Jason Damon was born in May 1846 in New York; died in 1912; was buried in City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon.

  3. 6.  Moses Gage was born on 1 Mar 1819 in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (son of Moses Gage and Sibyl Barron); died on 28 Mar 1871 in Iowa; was buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 13 Jun 1819, Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1820, New Hampshire
    • Alternate death: Between 1870 and 11 Apr 1876

    Notes:

    In the 1860 census he is recorded as the postmaster for DeWitt, Clinton County, Iowa. In the 1870 census he is a railroad clerk.

    Moses married Naomi Jane Dunlap. Naomi (daughter of Robert Dunlap and Olive Butterfield) was born about 1821 in New Hampshire; died on 10 Apr 1876 in Iowa; was buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Naomi Jane Dunlap was born about 1821 in New Hampshire (daughter of Robert Dunlap and Olive Butterfield); died on 10 Apr 1876 in Iowa; was buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1822, New Hampshire
    • Alternate death: 11 Apr 1876, Clinton County, Iowa

    Notes:

    Her headstone spells her first name "Noemi," and gives her date of death as 10 Apr 1876, not 11 Apr as would be implied by the newspaper story below.

    "Mrs. N. J. Gage, the widow of Moses Gage, the former Station Agent of the Northwestern Railway at Clinton, committed suicide by shooting herself through the head with a revolver, at 10 o'clock Tuesday night. Temporary insanity is the supposed cause. She leaves two daughters, one married. She was a very estimable lady, and there is considerable excitement." [Davenport (Iowa) Quad-City Times, citation details below]

    Children:
    1. 3. Frances "Fannie" Gage was born in 1858 in Iowa; died in 1893; was buried in City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Jason Damon was born on 30 Jul 1763 in Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts (son of Edmond Damon and Esther Hubbard); died on 30 May 1835 in Bridgeport, Madison, New York; was buried in Old Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Madison, New York.

    Notes:

    He served in the Revolution in Capt. John Carpenter's company, 6 May 1780 to 6 Feb 1781, stationed at Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Jason married Lucy Owen on 21 Feb 1793 in Grafton, Rensselaer, New York. Lucy (daughter of Abel Owen and Anna) was born on 1 Feb 1775 in New Lebanon, Columbia, New York; died on 16 Sep 1851 in Vernon, Waukesha, Wisconsin. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Lucy Owen was born on 1 Feb 1775 in New Lebanon, Columbia, New York (daughter of Abel Owen and Anna); died on 16 Sep 1851 in Vernon, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1774, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York

    Notes:

    As shown on her page on Wikitree, she waged an epic and ultimately successful battle to collect her pension for her husband's service in the Revolution.

    Children:
    1. 4. Edmund H. Damon was born on 16 Jun 1809 in Bridgeport, Madison, New York; died on 22 Mar 1891 in Calamus, Clinton, Iowa; was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, Clinton County, Iowa.

  3. 10.  George S. Hicks

    George married Margaret. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Margaret
    Children:
    1. 5. Sarah Hicks was born on 25 Aug 1811 in Albany County, New York; died on 25 Jul 1886 in Calamus, Clinton, Iowa; was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Calamus, Clinton County, Iowa.

  5. 12.  Moses Gage was born on 4 Feb 1796 in Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (son of Moses Gage and Ruth Fuller); died on 5 Dec 1877 in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; was buried in Joppa Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 4 Feb 1791
    • Alternate death: 5 Dec 1877, Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire

    Notes:

    The Find a Grave date for his birth would appear to be the correct one, at least on the evidence of his gravestone.

    Moses married Sibyl Barron on 3 Dec 1816. Sibyl (daughter of Lieut. Samuel Barron and Sibyl Cummings) was born about 1787 in Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; died on 7 Dec 1841; was buried in Joppa Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Sibyl Barron was born about 1787 in Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (daughter of Lieut. Samuel Barron and Sibyl Cummings); died on 7 Dec 1841; was buried in Joppa Hill Cemetery, Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire.
    Children:
    1. 6. Moses Gage was born on 1 Mar 1819 in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; died on 28 Mar 1871 in Iowa; was buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa.

  7. 14.  Robert Dunlap was born on 21 Nov 1779 in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (son of Major John Dunlap and Martha Gilmore); died on 16 Nov 1865 in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; was buried in Bedford Center Cemetery, Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire.

    Notes:

    He was a joiner and, like his father, a cabinet maker.

    Robert married Olive Butterfield on 22 Sep 1803 in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire. Olive (daughter of John Butterfield and Naomi Stevens) was born on 6 Dec 1783 in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; died on 30 Aug 1878 in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; was buried in Bedford Center Cemetery, Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Olive Butterfield was born on 6 Dec 1783 in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (daughter of John Butterfield and Naomi Stevens); died on 30 Aug 1878 in Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; was buried in Bedford Center Cemetery, Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire.
    Children:
    1. 7. Naomi Jane Dunlap was born about 1821 in New Hampshire; died on 10 Apr 1876 in Iowa; was buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa.