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Descendants of Harrison Posey


4. GREEN HARRISON2 POSEY (HARRISON1) was born January 11, 1824 in Russell County Kentucky, and died April 10, 1893 in Bloomington, Liberty Township, Missouri. He married (1) EMILY JANE VANDIVER January 02, 1843 in Russell County Kentucky. She was born August 24, 1822 in Russell County, Kentucky, and died March 24, 1850 in Casey County, Kentucky??. He married (2) DEBORAH RUSSELL December 08, 1850 in Russell County Kentucky, daughter of GEORGE RUSSELL and ANNIE LITTRELL. She was born October 14, 1825 in Russell County Kentucky, and died March 29, 1893 in Bloomington, Liberty Township, Missouri.

Notes for G
REEN HARRISON POSEY:
The family genealogy for Green Harrison Posey came from the Posey family Bible which was in the possession of Omer Mayhew copied by Mary E. Sagaser Eggleston in the 1950s.

Green Harrison Posey is buried in the Bloomington Cemetery along with his second wife Deborah Russell Posey. Many other members of his family are buried there also.

POSEY burials in the Bloomington Cemetery:

Frederick, son of S. and S.E.; died Dec. 15, 1865, aged 6 mos.
G.R., Dec. 21, 1862-Dec. 27, 1934
Emma, May 2, 1870-Mar. 3, 1936
Susan F., daughter of G.H. and Deborah, 1859-1890
Deborah, wife of G.H., Oct. 14, 1825-Mar. 29, 1893
Green H., Jan. 11, 1824-Apr. 10, 1893
Clarence E., 1890-1912
J. Weldon, Mar. 17, 1865-Mar. 15, 1941
Mittie A., Sept. 18, 1868-May 5, 1931

Obituary--

Green H. POSEY, 70, of the Bloomington community died of pneumonia 10 April 1893. Deborah, his wife died of consumption 12 days previous on 29 March 1893. Mr. POSEY was born in Russell County, Kentucky, in his 20th year he married his first wife a Miss VANDIVER, by whom were born four children, Mrs. Sara SIMPSON of Bevier, Mo., Mrs. Vena SAGASSER of Bloomington, Mo., Mrs. Permella WILKES of Callao, Mo., Mr. Wm. POSEY of Valley Falls, Kas. In the year 1850 he married Miss Deborah RUSSEL, of this union there were eight children, three of them deceased, Geo. POSEY, Susie POSEY and Maggie MAYHEW. The five living are: Mrs. Mary SULLIVAN, Callao, Mo.; Russell and Weldon POSEY, Bloomington, Mo.; Nancy MOREFORD, Jefferson County, Kas.; Annie MAYHEW, Callao, Mo. In the year 1855 they moved from Kentucky to Macon county near Bloomington, where they lived till death. He was a member of the Masonic Fraternity for about 30 years and a member of the Christian church since 1870. The eldest of his children is 49 years old and the youngest 25 years old. The remains were interred in the family lot at the Bloomington cemetery.

1850 United States Census, Casey County, Kentucky

Green H. Posey
with 4 children: Sarah Ann, Lavina Jane, William H., and Permelia Caroline. Emily Jane Vandivier has evidently died and he has not married Deborah Russell yet.

1860 United States Census, West District--Liberty Township, Macon County, Missouri, June 11, 1850:

Dwelling 208 Family # 210

Name Age Sex Occupation Real Estate Personal Estate

Green H. Posey 36 M Farmer 400 400
Deborah 35 F (over 20 can't read or write)
Sarah A. 16 F
Lavina J. 14 F
William H. 13 M
Permelia 11 F
Mary E 8 F
Nancy E. 7 F
Susan F. 5 F
Margaret 2 F
George 2/12 M

1870 United States Census, Liberty Township, Macon County, Missouri, June 29, 1870, Post Office--LaPlata

Dwelling #69, Family #69

Name Age Sex Occupation Real Estate Personal Estate Place of birth

Green H. Posey 46 M Farmer 1200 1000 Kentucky
Deborah 44 F Keeping house Kentucky
Mary E. 18 F Kentucky
Nancy E. 17 F Kentucky
Susan F. 15 F Kentucky
Margaret J. 14 F Missouri
George A. 10 M Missouri
Green R. 7 M Missouri
James W. 5 M Missouri
Ann Eliza 2 F Missouri

1880 United States Census, Liberty Township, Macon County, Missouri, June 10, 1880:

Name Age Occupation Birthplace Birthplace of mother Birthplace of father

Green H. Posey 56 Farmer Kentucky Maryland Maryland
Deborah 55 House Kentucky Virginia Kentucky
Nancy E 26 Kentucky
Susan F. 25 Kentucky
Green R. 17 Kentucky
James W. 15 Kentucky
Annie 12 Missouri

FYI--

From Russell County Kentucky Kentucky Lookup--Malissa Robertson: malissar@iquest.net
[Was searching for marriage of Green Harrison Posey to Emily Jane Vandivier since he was in the Casey County, Kentucky, U.S. Census]

Posey information:

There were no Posey grooms who married in Pulaski County, KY, 1797-1850
There were no Posey grooms who married in Lincoln County, KY, 1780-1900

Casey County marriages, 1807-1815

Posey, John, 24 Oct. 1820, Levina Large, 1-20 (book #, page #)
Posey, James, 15 April 1849, Rhoda Goode, 1-52
Posey, James, 1863, Elenor Goode, 1-77
Posey, Francis M., 5 April 1849, Nancy K. Cravens, 1-141
Posey, William, 16 Nov. 1909, Lucinda Wethington, 3-421



More About G
REEN HARRISON POSEY:
Burial: Unknown, Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Liberty Township, Missouri

Notes for E
MILY JANE VANDIVER:
Have not yet found documented information about Emily Jane Vandivier. It is possible her surname is spelled differently.

1850 United States Census, District #1, Casey County, Kentucky, July 26, 1850:

Dwelling 69 Family #69

Name Age Sex Occupation Value of real estate Place of birth

George Vandivier Jr. 46 M Farmer 2000 Kentucky
Elizabeth 44 F Virginia
Robert Chapman 19 M Farmer Kentucky
J.B. Williams 18 M Farmer Kentucky
Emily Chapman 15 F Kentucky
Sally Napier 12 F Kentucky
Ben Napier 10 M Kentucky
Nancy Napier 9 F Kentucky
Mary Napier 8 Kentucky

[Might be a relative of Emily Jane Vandivier]

1850 United States Census, District #1, Casey County, Kentucky, August 15, 1850:

Name Age Sex Occupation Value of real estate Place of birth

J. (I.) L. Vandivier 52 M Farmer 2000 Kentucky
Sally 48 F Kentucky
Nancy 21 F Kentucky
Polly 19 F Kentucky
Sally 17 F Kentucky
John 16 M Kentucky
Elizabeth 14 F Kentucky
Uriah 12 M Kentucky
Artemesia 10 F Kentucky
Martin O. 8 M Kentucky
J.H. 6 M Kentucky
George P. 4 M Kentucky
Sally Haynes 80 F South Carolina pauper

[Might be a relative of Emily Jane Vandivier]


1850 United States Census, District #1, Casey County, Kentucky, September 25, 1850:

Name Age Sex Occupation Value of real estate Place of birth

George Vandivier 85 M North Carolina
Betsy Vandivier 78 F North Carolina
Hugh Vandivier 38 M Farmer 2000 Kentucky
Lina Vandivier 40 F Kentucky
Minerva C. Vandivier 15 F Kentucky
Susan E. Vandivier 11 F Kentucky
Sally A. Stokes 15 F Kentucky
Betsy Vandivier 11 F Kentucky
William McKinney 30 M Farmer Kentucky
James McKinney 28 M Farmer Kentucky

[Might be a relative of Emily Jane Vandivier]

More About D
EBORAH RUSSELL:
Burial: Unknown, Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Liberty Township, Missouri
     
Children of G
REEN POSEY and EMILY VANDIVER are:
6. i.   SARAH ANN3 POSEY, b. November 10, 1843, Casey County, Kentucky; d. September 19, 1929, Missouri.
7. ii.   LAVINA JANE POSEY, b. August 20, 1845, Casey County, Kentucky; d. June 20, 1918, North of Bevier, Macon County, Missouri.
  iii.   WILLIAM H. POSEY, b. March 21, 1847, Casey County, Kentucky; d. Unknown.
  Notes for WILLIAM H. POSEY:
IGI Record: http://www.familysearch.org/, LDS, Listed as William H. Posey, father Green Posey.

8. iv.   PERMELIA CAROLINE POSEY, b. June 28, 1849, Russell County Kentucky; d. December 06, 1938.
     
Children of GREEN POSEY and DEBORAH RUSSELL are:
  v.   MARY ELIZABETH3 POSEY, b. December 10, 1851; d. August 1929; m. THOMAS VINCIL SULLIVAN; d. Unknown.
  vi.   NANCY ELLEN POSEY, b. January 28, 1853; d. March 09, 1935; m. GEORGE MOREFORD; d. Unknown.
  Notes for NANCY ELLEN POSEY:
Posey births from Russell County Kentucky Lookup Malissa Robertson: malissar@iquest.net

1853, 25 Jan., Nancy Ellen; father Green H. Posey; mother Deborah Russell

IGI Record: http://www.familysearch.org/, LDS, Listed as Nancy Ellen Posey, father Green Posey, mother Derobrah Russell

  vii.   SUSAN FRANCIS POSEY, b. October 18, 1854; d. February 25, 1890.
  Notes for SUSAN FRANCIS POSEY:
Posey births, Russell County Kentucky Lookup--Malissa Robertson: malissar@iquest.net

1854, 18 Dec., Debbie, father Green H. Posey; mother Debbie Russell
1854, 18 Dec., Unnamed, female, father Green H. Posey; mother Debroah Russell

[Appears to be twins--evidently Debbie died because she is not listed in any U.S. Census. The unnamed female must be Susan Francis--although records say her birthdate was Oct. 14, 1854]

  viii.   MARGARET ISABELL POSEY, b. September 15, 1857; d. January 21, 1887; m. D.W. MAYHEW, February 20, 1878; d. Unknown.
  ix.   GEORGE ALFRED POSEY, b. May 03, 1860; d. August 1883.
  x.   GREEN RUSSELL POSEY, b. December 21, 1862; d. December 27, 1934; m. ARMINTA EMMALINE CORBIN, May 21, 1885; d. Unknown.
9. xi.   JAMES WELDON POSEY, b. March 17, 1865, Macon County, Missouri; d. March 15, 1941, Macon County, Missouri.
10. xii.   ANNIE ELIZA POSEY, b. January 24, 1868; d. Unknown.


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