Early Days of Greenbush

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH

CHARLES STICE


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Charles Stice was born in North Carolina, February 11, 1795. He was a son of Andrew Stice, who was born in Germany. He was married March 9, 1815, to Patsey Whitley. She was born March 2, 1800. Mr. Stice moved from North Carolina to Kentucky; then to Madison county, Illinois. In 1833, he went to Henderson county, and in 1840 he came to Greenfield, now Greenbush, where he kept a store and the postoffice, being the first postmaster in the village. He also kept hotel.

To this first union were born the following-named children:

  • Sarah G., born August 18, 1817; married J. C. Jamison. She died August 8, 1879.
  • Andrew, born March 13, 1819; married Ruby L. Bond. He died April 12, 1848.
  • Nancy, born February 27, 1821; died September 9, 1843.
  • Tabitha, born December 31, 1822; married Hanson H. Hewett. He died February 26, 1904.
  • Diana and James C., were twins, born August 18, 1825. Diana married R. M. Simmons. She died February 1, 1893. James C. died November 7, 1875.
  • Martha, born January 31, 1828; married Curtis Worden.
  • Charles, born September 27, 1829; died September 16, 1838.
  • George W., born July 8, 1832; married Phebe King, January 19, 1860. She was born February 14, 1841. He died June 13, 1899.
  • Oscar, born January 27, 1837; never married. He died in Linn county, Missouri, February 7, 1905.

  • Patsey, wife of Charles Stice, died February 21, 1847.

    Mr. Stice‘s second marriage was in 1851, to Mrs. Arixina Wellman. Her maiden name was Arixina Andrews. She was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, in 1825.

    To them were born the following-named children:

  • Catherine E., born November 18, 1851; married Alexander Campbell, April 25, 1872. She died February 15, 1878.

  • David A., born April 2, 1854; married Myram H. King, December 25, 1879. She was born October 30, 1854, and died October 15, 1903.
  • Warren M., born July 2, 1860; married Effie Wilson.
  • Charles Stice died April 1, 1869.
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