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Malachi Ott

Malachi Ott

Male 1813 - 1898  (84 years)

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  • Name Malachi Ott 
    Born 27 Jun 1813  Rockcastle, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 May 1898  Mifflin, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mifflin Cemetery, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I57  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2021 

    Father Frederick Ott, Jr.,   b. 1785, Montgomery, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1819, Rockcastle, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Nancy Lacefield,   b. 1788, Lincoln, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1852, Rockcastle, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1805  Lincoln, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary A. Ware,   b. 7 Aug 1812, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1874, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1831  Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Greenberry Stewart Ott,   b. 13 May 1832, Clark, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1907, Leavenworth, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Nancy Jane Ott,   b. 1834, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1875, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. George Washington Ott,   b. 21 Aug 1835, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1910, Orange, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Anderson Robert Ott, MD,   b. 10 Sep 1837, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1894, Wedington, Washington, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Mary Catherine Ott,   b. 26 Jan 1840, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1927, Mt Carmel, Wabash, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Sarah Ott,   b. 1841, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1857, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     7. Mahala Ott,   b. 1843, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Emily Ott,   b. 28 Feb 1845, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1909, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. Elizabeth Ott,   b. 1848, Harrison, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Wesley Ott,   b. 1851, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, Gibson, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     11. William H. Ott,   b. Jul 1854, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Jane Seaton,   b. 25 Jan 1832, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1893, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1875  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grace Prudence Ott,   b. 26 Jun 1877, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1951, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 Name: Malachi Ott Issue Date: 30 Aug 1858 State of Record: Indiana Acres: 40 Accession Number: IN2600__.343 Metes and Bounds: No Land Office: Vincennes Canceled: No US Reservations: No Mineral Reservations: No Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566) Document Number: 38061 Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties 29 2-S 1-W 2nd PM Crawford

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 Name: Malichi Ott Spouse Name: Mary Ware Marriage Date: 4 Aug 1831 Marriage County: Harrison Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT OS Page: 1404749 - 1404750

      1850 United States Federal Census Name: Malachi Ott Age: 37 Estimated birth year: abt 1813 Birth Place: Color: White Gender: Male Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 45, Harrison, Indiana Family Number: 124 Malachi Ott 37 Mary Ott 38 Greenberry S Ott 17 Nancy Ott 15 George W Ott 14 Anderson Ott 13 Mary Catharine Ott 2 Sarah Ott 9 Emily Ott 8 Mahala Ott 7

      U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971 NAME: Malachi Ott POST OFFICE LOCATION: Mifflin, Crawford, Indiana APPOINTMENT DATE: 20 Jun 1854 VOLUME #: 14 VOLUME YEAR RANGE: 1842-1858

      1860 United States Federal Census Name: Malachi Ott Age in 1860: 46 Birth Year: abt 1814 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1860: Union, Crawford, Indiana Gender: Male Post Office: Grantsburg Malachi Ott 46 Mary Ott 46 Emily Ott 15 Wesly Ott 7 William H Ott 5

      1870 United States Federal Census Name: Malachi Otte Birth Year: abt 1812 Age in 1870: 58 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1870: Union, Crawford, Indiana Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Marengo Malachi Otte 58 Mary Otte 58 Wesley Otte 18 Elisabeth Otte 22 William Otte 16

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 Name: Jane Seaton Spouse Name: Malachi Ott Marriage Date: 17 Feb 1875 Marriage County: Crawford Source Title 1: Crawford County Indiana Source Title 2: Marriages 1818 - 1880 Books A - D Source Title 3: Part I Grooms Part II Brides Compiled by Ruth M Sl Book: D OS Page: 117

      1880 United States Federal Census Name: Malachi Ott Home in 1880: Union, Crawford, Indiana Age: 64 Estimated birth year: abt 1816 Birthplace: Kentucky Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's name: Jane Occupation: Farmer Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Malachi Ott 64 Jane Ott 45 Gracie Ott 2O ccupation: Farmer Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male

      "Union township organized one school district and located the site for a building in section one, township three south, range one west (by Grantsburg). On October 22, 1853, Robert DENBO sold the site for the house to the trustee. This was known as the Grantsburg school.

      The superintendent's report for 1853 states there were 260 pupils in Union township at that time. The next year, in 1854, Malachi OTT (a farmer, born about 1814, in Kentucky, per the 1860 Census) sold the trustee a site for a house near present-day West Fork, in section 29, township three south, range one west. Later this school-house was relocated near to Mifflin.

      By 1855, Union township had added 3 new school-houses. That year schools were reported to have been attended by 161 boys and 144 girls, and there were 3 male teachers with a salary of $18. By 1856, all five school-houses were apparently functioning, the number of teachers (men) had been increased to 5 and there were 340 students in Union township. By 1859, Union township had 6 log school-houses and 2 frame-style structures.

      Strangely, the 1860 U. S. Census for Union Township did not identify a single person with the occupation of teacher. A new Constitution was adopted and the trustees were empowered by law to levy taxes and build school-houses, and by 1865 each township had enough schools to provide suitable room for all the pupils. However, when the editor of the Indiana School Journal visited Crawford County, in 1865, he reportedly found the schools in a poor condition."

      "I have a story I first heard about Mal Ott. It was the late winter early spring in 1847. Mary's sister Catherine Ware Burton were in Missouri at the time of their son Garrett Burton. To make a long story short Catherine and her husband had personal problems and she got mad and left Missouri on horse back to Indiana to her family. Leaving her 3 other children behind. When she returns she had her brother-in-law Mal Ott, Mary's husband, travel to Missouri to get the other three children. Story goes on that the children and to share shoe and some of people fed them milk and bread on the trip back to Indiana. Judging of what I found the Ware's were financially poor people."

      "John Seaton was married to Mary Catharine Ott. at Mifflin, Indiana, by the Rev. John Hughes, in the Methodist Church. October 16, 1856. Mary Catharine was a daughter of Malachi Ott, who married a lady by the name of Ware, her mother being a Burr." (Source: Oren Andrew Seaton; The Seaton Families, with genealogy and biographies; 1906)

      Malachi Ott Birth: Jun. 27, 1813 Death: May 16, 1898 Family links: Spouses: Mary A. Ware Ott (1812 - 1874) Elizabeth Jane Seaton Ott (1832 - 1893)* Children: Greenberry Stewart Ott (1832 - 1907)* Mary Catharine Ott Seaton (1840 - 1927)* Grace Ott Pavey (1877 - 1951)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Mifflin Cemetery Mifflin Crawford County Indiana, USA Maintained by: Dorothy Parke Originally Created by: Ron Yates Record added: Jan 10, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 12943921