James Thomas (Tom) Van Deventer

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About James Thomas (Tom) Van Deventer

His second marriage occurred while fourth child was on the way; it is said that sons Win and Ab insisted on their father getting married and accompanied them the courthouse because they did not trust him to get married.

He was a well to do farmer in Greene co.Indian in his early years; but later he by what I am told drank it all up. This was related to me by Mandie (Vandeventer) Crites daughter of Win.

Another ads that "I would add that I have heard this story also, from a niece of Minnie Alice Barker. Tom seemed to be quite an influencial farmer, but in his later years he drank quite heavily."

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James Thomas (Tom) Van Deventer's Timeline

May 20, 1844
Gibson, Indiana
June 27, 1865
Age 21
calvertville, Indiana, indiana
May 1, 1867
Age 22
May 13, 1870
Age 25
greene, indiana
January 22, 1872
Age 27
Highland Twp, Greene, Indiana
March 8, 1884
Age 39
beech creek twp, Greene, Indiana
April 29, 1886
Age 41
calvertville, Greene, Indiana
December 13, 1893
Age 49
January 17, 1896
Age 51
greene, Indiana
October 5, 1898
Age 54
Greene, Indiana