The image used in the header is cropped from the original. The individuals are heirs of Hiram Jackson “Jack” Colvin (1840-1904) whose parentage is unknown. Hiram m. Elizabeth Margaret Devoire (1836-1909) c. 1862. The couple is buried in the Maple Grove Cemetary, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas. Some researchers have wrongfully ascribed to Hiram a father, Charles B. Colvin, born c. 1770 in Culpeper County, Virginia. Charles is believed to have died c. 1840 in Ohio — the same year Hiram was born. Moreover, Charles’ first known wife, Hanna “Nancy” Ann Routt, (1770- ~1808-1810) whom he married c. 1790 in Kentucky was the mother of their ten sons born between 1791 and 1805. Hannah is believed to have died by 1808 — some three decades before Hiram was born. Her widower, Charles, married next to Peggy Mountjoy b. 1787 and who died a year after her marriage to him. Click the image to enlarge.
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