Family Group Sheet data from: Pat Combs O'Dell genpat@netins.net
husband
Zadock Luellen/Lewellen
birthdate and birthplace
ca1785/8 [Washington County, Penn?]
death date, place
Sep 1878 Mason Twp, Taylor Co, Ia [newspaper article]
burial
Graceland Cemetery according to WPA grave records, no tombstone
1st marriage
23 Apr 1812 Guernsey Co, Oh: Sarah Sickles
father
Francis Luellen/Lewellen
mother
Lucinda
wife
Sarah Sickles
birthdate and place
ca 1790-1800 Oh
deathdate and place
08 May 1855 Page Co, Ia [son Zadock's Civil War papers]
burial
 
father
 
mother
 
CHILDREN
#1 Isaiah Luellen born 1812 Guernsey Co, Oh
married ca1840 Elizabeth
married 27 Jan 1853 Taylor co, Ia: Sarah Jane Nisly
married 24 Jan 1864 Nodaway co, Mo: Julia Rowley
died 1893 Mason Twp, Taylor Co, Ia
buried Memory Cem, East River Twp, Page Co, Ia
#2 Henry Luellen born c1819 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 05 Dec 1841 Morgan Co, Oh: Maria[h] Groves
died 10 May 1853 Ray Co, Mo
buried  
#3 Nancy Luellen born 07 Nov 1820 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 12 Apr 1846 Ray Co, Mo: Eli Joshua Miles
died 20 Jan 1898 Junction City, Geary Co, Ks
buried Govt Hill Cem, plot 41, Ogden, Riley Co, Ks
#4 Lucinda Luellen born ca1822 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 28 Mar 1841 Morgan Co, Oh: Henry Gooden
died pre 1850 Oh
buried  
#5 Robert Luellen born ca1823 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 26 Jan 1851 Ray Co, Mo: Mrs Maria Malinda Massingale Garner
died pre 1857 Ray Co, Mo??
buried  
#6 Hannah Luellen born 01 Nov 1827 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 27 Jul 1843 Washington Co, Oh: Jonathan Adams
died 21 Jan 1865 Taylor Co, Ia
buried Ladoga Cem, Washington Twp, Taylor Co, Ia
#7 James Luellen born ca1830 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 05 Mar 1853 Page Co, Ia: Mary Ann Rose
died  
buried  
#8 John Luellen born ca1831 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 23 May 1855 Taylor Co, Ia: Selena Gambell [Gamble]
died 1870-1873 Wilson Co, Ks
buried  
#9 Zadock Luellen born ca1834 Guernsey Co, Oh
married  
died 28 Feb 1863 Sisters Hospital, St Louis, Mo
buried Co K 25 Regiment Mo Vol Inf
#10 Sarah Luellen born 08 Oct 1836 Guernsey Co, Oh
married 01 Nov 1855 Taylor Co, Ia: William Gladden
married 1911 Jacob Sweetwood [died Apr 1914]
died Nov 1922 Tabor, Fremont Co, Ia
buried Tabor Cemetery, Mills Co, Ia
NOTES:
   

 

1820 Census Guernsey Co, Richland Twp, Ohio
Zidock Lewellen
1 male under 45; 2 males under 10
1 female 16/26; 1 female under 10
 
1823 Nov - Minute Book C of Common Pleas Court Record of Guernsey County, Ohio, 1822-1824, page 139: Zadock Luallen eldest son of Francis Luallen, deceased, declines administership of the estate of Francis Luallen and court appoints James Luallen as administrator.
 
1830 Census Guernsey Co, Richland Twp, Ohio
Zadock Luellin
1 male 40/50; 1 male 10/15; 1 male 5/10; 2 males under 10
1 female 30/40; 1 female 10/15; 2 females 5/10; 1 female under 5
 
1840 Census Morgan Co, Jackson Twp, Ohio
Zaddock Llewelen
1 male 40/50; 1 male 15/20; 1 male 10/15; 3 males 5/10
1 female 40/50; 1 female 20/30; 1 female 10/15; 1 female under 5
 
1850 Census Ray County, Missouri, #1335
Zadoc Luellen, 65, m, Pa, farmer
Sarah Luellen, 56, f, Ohio
James Luellen, 20, m, Ohio
Zadoc Luellen, 16, m, Ohio
John Luellen, 19, m, Ohio
Sarah Luellen, 15, f, Ohio
Rebecca Goodwin, 8, f, Ohio
 
1856 Census Taylor County, Benton Twp, Iowa
Isaiah Luellen, 41, m, Ohio, married, in Iowa 3 yrs
Sarah Luellen, 22, f, Ohio, married, in Iowa 5 yrs
Francis Luellen, 14, m, Ohio
Lusinda Luellen, 10/12, f, Ohio [sic]
William Gladden, 26, m, Mo, married, in Iowa 1 yr
Sarah Gladden, 19, f, Ohio, married, in Iowa 3 yrs
Zadock Luellen, 68, m, Penn, widower, in Iowa 3 yrs
 
1856 State Census Taylor County, Iowa
William F. Gladden, 26 m born Mo; farmer, 1 yr resident of Iowa
Sarah Gladden, 19 f born Ohio; 3 yr resident of Iowa
Zadock Luellen, 68, m Pa, widow, 3 yr resident of Iowa
 
 
1859 May 23 - Application for pension for Zadock Luellen from service in War of 1812
State of Iowa, County of Page, S.S.

On this the 23d day of May in the year one thousand Eight hundred and fifty nine personally appeared before one John Buckingham a Justice of the peace duly authorized to administer oaths with in and for the said County of Page and State of Iowa, Zadock Lewellen age 69 years a resident of Taylor county in the State of Iowa who being duly sworn according to have declares that he is the identical Zadock Lewellen who was a soldier in the Company commanded by Captain Lowery? in the Regiment comand by George Richardson in the war of 1812 and that he was drafted at the muster ground near Cambridge on or about the 20th day of August A.D. 1813 for the time of six months and continued in actual service in said (year) war for the time of sixteen days and was honorably discharged at Zanesville, Ohio on the 9th day of September A.D. 1813 on account of his being lame as will appear by the must rolls of said company.

He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled to under the act granting additional bought land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States approved March the 3rd 1855 he further declares that he has not received a warrant for bounty land under any other act of Congress nor made any application than for the one now presented.

Zadock Luellen [his signature]
 
 
 
1860 Census Taylor County, Benton Twp, Iowa
Isaiah Luellen, 47, m, Ohio, farmer
Sarah Luellen, 25, f, Ohio
Lucinda Luellen, 5, f, Iowa
Liza Luellen, 3, f, Iowa
Mary E. Luellen, 2, m [?] Iowa
Albert W. Luellen, 9/12, m Iowa
Zadock Luellen, 76, m, Penn
 
1870 Census Taylor County, Dallas Twp, Iowa, #17.17
Jonathan Adams, 49, m, farmer, Va
Sarah Adams, 40, f, NY
Levi Adams, 22, m Mo, farmer
Sirepta Adams, 17, f, Iowa
Franklin Adams, 14, m, Iowa
Robert Adams, 12, m, Iowa
Elisabeth Adams, 8, f, Iowa
Lydia Adams, 5, f, Iowa
Melvina Adams, 3, f, Iowa
Sanford Adams, 2, m, Iowa
Daniel Adams, 1, m, Iowa
Zadok Lonallen, 84, m, Pa, pauper
 
Zadock Luellen Jr Civil War pension papers - Nov 1870
AFFIDAVIT STATE OF IOWA, COUNTY OF TAYLOR

On this 11th day of November A.D. 1870 personally appeared before me E.T. Smith Clerk of a duly authorized court of record in and for the county and state aforesaid Zadock Luellen aged eighty three years, who being duly sworn according to law, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension provided by the Acts of Congress granting pensions to dependent fathers; that he is the father of Zadock Luellen Jun. who enlisted under the name of Zadock Luellen at Hawleyville, Iowa on the 23rd day of September A.D. 1862 as a private in company K of the 25th Regiment of Missouri infantry volunteers in the war of ...A.D. 1861 and died at the hospital at St Louis, Missouri on the 28th day of February A.D. 1863 that said son left neither widow, children, or child, or mother, or brothers and sisters under sixteen years of age; that the declarant was married to the mother of said son at Gurnsy county, ohio on the 23rd day of April 1812 by Joseph Delny a Justice of the Peace that he was dependent upon his son for support and that said Zadock Luellen left no brother and sister surviving him under the age of sixteen years, that the mother of said son as afore said Sarah Luellen died in the county of Page and State of Iowa on the 8th day of May A.D. 1855 that he is unable from bodily infirmity and age to earn his living and has been for more than twenty years last passed, that he has not more and has not for the last ten years had any property of any kind of his own, that he has no means of support and has not had since the death of his said son, except that derived from the back pay and bounties obtained by him in consequence of the service and death of his said son one hundred forty & 46/100 dollars arrears of pay and balance of bounty received by him as per certificate No. 102480 dated about the 26th day of July 1864, and one hundred dollars bounty as per certificate No. 567858 stated about the 19th day of September 1870, he refers to the evidence in said cases and makes the same part hereof and that he has been for the last four a county charge supported as a pauper by the county of Taylor that for more than one year before entering the service as aforesaid soldier had contributed to his support in furnishing clothing and that after his enlisting as aforesaid he has had lived ...... the wages and bounties of his said son, and that he has used up all of his property that he has no children who can support him and that he is wholy unable to support himself as aforesaid that he has not before made application for a pension and that he never aided or abetted the rebellion in the United States. And That his post office address is Bedford, Taylor county, Iowa.

Zadock [his X mark] Luellen

 

Attest:
John L. Richards
Thomas M. Sowles
 
Also personally appeared Johnathan Adams residing in the county of Taylor and state of Iowa and William Reed[?] residing in the county of Taylor and state of Iowa persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit and who very by me duly sworn say they were present and saw Zadock Luellen the claimant make his mark to the declaration that they have every reason to believe from the appearance of said claimant and their acquaintance with him that he is the person he represents himself to be, and that they have no interest in the prosecutive of this claim, that for more than twenty years [last passed] they have been neighbors of and well and personally acquainted with said Zadock Luellen the claimant, that they were acquainted with Sarah Luellen wife of said claimant and were so acquainted with said Zadock Luellen Jun who was a private of Company K of the 25th Regiment of Missouri Inft Vols in the war of 1861 and from such acquaintance say that said soldier was a legitimate son of said claimand and said Sarah Luellen that said claimant and said Sarah Luellen lived together as man and wife and were so reputed that said Sarah Luellen died in the county of Page and State of Iowa on or about the 8th day of May 1855, mother of said soldiers died unmarried and left no mother, widow, child or children surviving him. The mother of said soldier Sarah Luellen died as stated that for the last ten years said claimant has had no property of any kind, and that he has been from age and infirmity for the last ten years wholy unable to work and labor for his own support and for the last four years has been a county charge supported as a pauper without finance able to support him that for a year previous to the enlistment of said soldier he contributed to the support of his father in providing him with clothing and food and the nessaries of life, the exact amount thereof not knwon that after his enlistment he served the ways and bounties of said soldier, that said soldier was the youngest son of claimant and his only dependence for support, that for about four years previous to the enlistment of said soldier he contributed to the support of claimants his father in providing him with clothing and paying for the board of said claimant, actual necessaries of life to the amount of about nine dollars per month and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.
Johnathan X Adams
Wm X Reed?
Attests:
Thomas M. Sowles
E.G. Medford
 
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 11th day of November A.D. 1870 and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration and affadavit were fully made known and explained to the applicant and witnesses before swearin including the word "April" inserted and all words erased of all words inserted and that I have no interest direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.
E.T. Smith
Clerk of Circuit Court
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taylor County, Iowa. Probate
Boarding account with Zadock Lewellen with T.M. Sowles from Apr 25, 1872 until Jun 30, 1872 at 2 dollars per week. With Mrs N. Ross until Jul 24, 1872 then with T.M. Sowles until Aug 24, 1873. Back to Mrs N. Ross until Jan 26, 1873 and with T.M. Sowles until April 15, 1875 the above at 2 dollars per week. T.M. Sowles, guardian.
 
TAYLOR COUNTY DEMOCRAT, Sep 12, 1878, newspaper of Bedford, Iowa - "Zadock Llewellyn of Mason township was buried last Monday. He had been almost entirely helpless for years."
 

Will of Zadock Lewellen, written 22 day of October 1874, Taylor co, Ia

In the name of God, Amen.

I, Zadock Lewellen of the county of Taylor and state of Iowa, being in good health of body and of sound and disposing mind and memory and being deserious of settling my worldly affairs while I have strength and capacity so to do, do make and publish this my last will and testiment, that is to say:

First,

I desire that all my debts shall be paid and the expenses of my last sickness and such other expenses as may be incident to keeping me up to the time of my decease.

Secondly, I give and bequeath to my beloved son Isiah Lewellen the sum of one dollar,

 and to my beloved daughter Sarah Gladden the sum of one dollar

 and to my beloved daughter Nancy Miles whom I have not heard from for many years if she be alive the sum of one dollar

and to my grandaughter Rebecca daughter of my daughter Lucinda Gooden I give and bequeath one dollar,

 and to my grandson John Lewellen son of James Lewellen des'd I will and bequeath one dollar

 and to my granddaughter Jane daughter of my son James Lewellen des'd I give and bequeath one dollar

 and to my grandson William Lewellen son of my son James des'd I give and bequeath the sum of one dollar and hope that he may entirely regain his eye sight

 and to  my grandsons Robert and James Lewellen sons of my son Robert who has departed  this life I give and bequeath one dollar each,

 and to my grandson Henry son of John Lewellen who was my son I give and bequeath one dollar and to his brothers and sister who are children of my son John Lewellen des'd I give and bequeath each one dollar.

 But my grandchildren Mary Sowells, Eliza J. Alkire, Surepted Pace, and Charles, Levi, Barton, Thompson, Elizabeth and Allatha Adams, I cannot give anything but hope them success in life.

 And to my grandson Robert  Lewellen and his sister Hannah I cannot give anything as they are each able to take care of themselves.

 And my great granddaughter the daughter of my grandson William Lewellen who has recently died in Kansas, I cannot feel that it is necessary for me to give anything to.

 And lastly all the rest-residence and remainder of my personal estate and property, I give and bequeath to my esteemed friend, Nancy Miller, who has taken care of me, and treated me well when I was sick, and who took as good care of me when I had no money to pay her with as when I  had money. But should she die in my life time then I give and all the rest, residue and remainder of my person property and personal estate to Benjamin Shannon who is and has been very kind to me and helped take care of me, and whom I esteem as a kind friend

and should he die in my life time then I give and bequeath to my esteemed friend John Ross son of William Ross des'd and to his heirs all of said rest, residue and remainer of my personal estate and property and I hereby appoint Benj. Shannon sole executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. Written 22 day of October 1874