Notes for Lunceford Mahurin: Lunceford was born 25 March 1819 probably at Shelby County, Kentucky. He died 29 August 1862 in Dent County, Missouri (pension record). His name is spelled both Lunceford and Lunsford in various records. He married in Jackson County, Indiana CYNTHA ANN SCOTT 1 October 1839. She was born 3 July 1822 in Indiana, died 31 January 1909, and is buried in the Stone Hill Cemetery, Dent County, Missouri. Civil War Pension Record, Certs. 105,876 and 145,143, National Archives, Wash DC. Lunceford and Cynthia were married in Jackson Co., IN 3 Oct 1839 by Jesse Lucas, Minister. Cyntha was age 44 as of 25 Oct 1866. Lunceford Mahurin enrolled 1 Aug 1861 at Rolla, MO as a Pvt in Co. B, Bowen's Battn. Missouri Calvery to serve for 3 years. What occurred then is not clear; but evidently he became ill, was in a hospital for a time, then was released by his Commanding Officer to go to his home in Dent Co., where he died of chronic diarrhea (typhoid?) 29 Aug 1862, four days after being brought there. His C.O. has discharged him irregularly, but he was honorably released from service by Commanding General Dept. Missouri in accordance with S.O. No. 211. His widow Cynthia applied for a pension 26 Sept 1862. Living minor children as of 1887 were Loamie Lane b. 3-29-1856 in AR, and Mary Jane b. 2 Sept 1860 in MO (affiants Mary Ann Maples and Rebecca K. Fipps were attendants and present at both births). Other children mentioned were Doris G. b. 10 Nov 1846 in IN, and Martin P. b. 2 May 1850 in IN. Cynthia Ann Mahurin married Jacob S. Fipps 6 Sept 1868, marriage preformed by Wm. C. Callahan, Minister. On 25 June 1870 T. Maxwell, guardian, applied for a pension for minor Mary J. Mahurin. Dent County, MO Marriage Records A;169: Cynthia A Mahurin and Jacob S. Fipps, married 2 Mar 1867 by Wm. C. Callahan, Minister (not 6 Sept 1868 as stated in the pension record) What happen to this marriage is unclear, as by 1870 Cynthia had resumed the name Mahurin and was listed in the census in the household of her son Martin. In the 1850 Census of Jackson Co., IN in the dwelling adjacent to Cynthia Blevins, Benjamin and Eliza Holmes, and John Mahurin, was Jacob Fipps age 33 b. Ohio, carpenter; Anna age 27 b. KY; and children Nancy I 10, Rebecca 7, Robert R. 5, John G. 2, and Delila 12/12, all b. IN. Possibly this was the same Jacob Fipps who married Cynthia Mahurin in 1867, and his daughter Rebecca may have married Jesse L. Mahurin in Dent Co., MO in 1863. In the 1880 Census of Dent Co., adjacent dwelling to Jesse L, was Jacob Fipps age 64 b. Ohio and wife Mahala age 35. Federal Census Records (spellings as in original records). 1840 Jackson Co., IN: Luntzford Mahuron; 1 male 20-30, 1 female 15-20. 1850 Salt Creek Twp, Jackson Co. IN: Lucford Mahuron age 31 b. KY, farmer; Cynthia A. age 28 b. IN; Jesse 10, Eliza 8, William D. 7, Dorris G. (m) 4, and Martin 2/12, all b. IN. 1860 Watkins Twp, Dent Co., MO: Lunchford Mahurens age 41 b. KY; Cynthia Mahuran age 27 b. IN; Jese 20 b. IN, William 17 b. IN, Horace (Dorris) 13 b. IN, Martin 10 b. IN, John F. 7 b. AR, Leona L.(Loammie L.) 4 b. AR; Silas Mahusan age 71 b. KY, Lucy age 69 b. KY. 1870 Norman Twp, Dent Co. MO: M.P. Mahurian age 20 b. IN, farmer; C.A. (Cynthia) age 48 b. IN; L.L. age 14 b. AR, M.J. age 9 b. MO. (Jesse L., Willian D., and Martin P. were in adjacent dwellings with their own families). 1880 Union Twp. Crawford Co. MO: Mahurin, Cynthia, mother, widow, farming age 53 b. IN; son Loama, single, farmer, age 20 b. MO; dau. J. Mary, single, age 19 b. MO. (Martin P. and his family were nearby). 1900 Carroll Twp. Reynolds Co. MO: Cynthia A. Mahurin, mother-in-law, b. July 1822 in IN, age 77, listed in household of her son-in-law and daughter Charles and Mary Jane Biggs.
More About Lunceford Mahurin: Burial: Unknown.
More About Lunceford Mahurin and Sinthia Ann Scott: Marriage: October 01, 1839, Jackson Co, IN.
Children of Lunceford Mahurin and Sinthia Ann Scott are:
+Jesse Lucas Mahurin, b. July 17, 1840, Jackson Co., Indiana, d. May 04, 1899, Reynolds Co., Missouri.
+Eliza Jane Mahurin, b. January 20, 1842, Jackson Co., Indiana, d. February 09, 1915, Gerty, Hughes Co., Oklahoma.
+William Dudley Mahurin, b. October 22, 1843, Jackson Co., Indiana, d. December 16, 1922, Treece, Cherokee Co., Oklahoma.
Polly Anne Mahurin, b. January 10, 1846, Jackson Co., Indiana, d. February 19, 1846, Jackson Co., Indiana.
+Dorris Green Mahurin, b. November 10, 1846, Jackson Co, IN, d. November 02, 1880, Short Bend, Dent Co, MO.