First Generation  

1. F. Ezekiel Ivens .1

F. married Jane Chandler . Jane was born in NC, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Moses Ivens was born in 1826 in NC, USA and died on 22 Sep 1897.

  Second Generation  



2. Moses Ivens (F. Ezekiel1) was born in 1826 in NC, USA and died on 22 Sep 1897.

Moses married Sarah Elizabeth Dungill , daughter of Dungill and Unknown , on 4 Sep 1850 in Salem, Washington, IN, USA.2 Sarah was born in 1830 in NC, USA and died in 1912.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 3 M    i. W. Franklin Ivens .

+ 4 M    ii. William Ivens died in 1953.3

+ 5 F    iii. Melinda Jane Ivens was born on 17 Sep 1851 in Washington, IN, USA and died on 3 May 1938 in East Volina, Cass, MI, USA.

+ 6 F    iv. Sarah Ivens was born in 1853.

   7 M    v. John W Ivens was born in 1855.

John married Margaret Walden .

+ 8 M    vi. Norris S. Ivens was born on 23 Mar 1861 in MI, USA 4 and died on 27 Mar 1960 in Calvin Twp, Cass, MI, USA.4

+ 9 F    vii. Mary A Ivens was born in 1862.

+ 10 M    viii. James Henry Ivens was born in 1865.

  Third Generation  



3. W. Franklin Ivens (Moses2, F. Ezekiel1).

W. married Maude Scott .

Children from this marriage were:

+ 11 F    i. Blanche Ivens .

+ 12 F    ii. Hazel Ivens .

4. William Ivens (Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) died in 1953.3

William married Mary Walden .

Children from this marriage were:

   13 M    i. Elmer Ivens .

   14 M    ii. L G Ivens .

5. Melinda Jane Ivens (Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born on 17 Sep 1851 in Washington, IN, USA and died on 3 May 1938 in East Volina, Cass, MI, USA.

Melinda married Benjamin Napolean Bland , son of General VanRanselear Bland and Elizabeth Meanthru , on 25 Dec 1873 in Mendon, St. Joseph, MI, USA. Benjamin was born on 19 Nov 1851 in Washington, IN, USA and died on 22 Jan 1915 in East Volina, Cass, MI, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 15 F    i. Clara Bell Bland 6 was born on 5 Mar 1875 in Mendon, St. Joseph, MI, USA 6 and died on 13 O

+ 16 F    ii. Bertha Ann Bland was born on 26 Mar 1877 in Mendon, St Joseph, MI, USA and died on 25 Aug 1963 in Cassopolis, Cass, MI, USA.

+ 17 F    iii. Catherine Elizabeth Bland was born in 1879.

   18 F    iv. Nellie Mae Bland was born on 15 Dec 1880 in MI, USA 7 and died on 7 Oct 1899 in Not In Cass Or St. Joseph, MI, USA.

+ 19 F    v. Lulu Pearl Bland was born in 1883.

   20 M    vi. Alvah Augustus Bland was born on 1 Oct 1885 and died on 11 Mar 1976 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI, USA.

Alvah married Ellen Bradley .

+ 21 M    vii. Rolland Rockford Bland 8 was born on 12 Feb 1888 in Praire Ronde Township, Cass, MI, USA 8 and died on 17 Feb 1969 in Kalamazoo, MI, USA.8

   22 M    viii. Herman Benjamin Bland was born on 27 Oct 1893 in Volinia, Cass, MI, USA and died on 21 Oct 1897 in Volinia, Cass, MI, USA.9

6. Sarah Ivens (Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born in 1853.

Sarah married Jack Gunterman .

Children from this marriage were:

+ 23 F    i. Verna Gunterman .

+ 24 M    ii. Leslie Richard Gunterman was born on 1 Sep 1890 and died in 1965.

   25 F    iii. Edna Gunterman .

   26 M    iv. Otis Gunterman .

8. Norris S. Ivens (Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born on 23 Mar 1861 in MI, USA 4 and died on 27 Mar 1960 in Calvin Twp, Cass, MI, USA.4

Norris married Betty Hunt .

Children from this marriage were:

   27 M    i. Marvin Ivens .

+ 28 M    ii. Horace Ivens .

   29 M    iii. Edward Ivens .

   30 M    iv. Mathew Ivens .

9. Mary A Ivens (Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born in 1862.

Mary married William Walden .5

Children from this marriage were:

+ 31 F    i. Blenda Walden .

   32 F    ii. Helen Walden .

Helen married John Willing .

+ 33 M    iii. Clarence Walden was born on 16 Jun 1885 in Cass, MI, USA and died in 1984 in Lawton, MI, USA.

10. James Henry Ivens (Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born in 1865.

James married (name unknown).

Children from this marriage were:

+ 34 M    i. Lewis Edward Ivens died in 1959 in Cass, MI, USA.10

  Fourth Generation



11. Blanche Ivens (W. Franklin3, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1).

Blanche married Sewell Jackson .

Children from this marriage were:

   35 F    i. Virginia Jackson .

Virginia married Hale Brown .

   36 F    ii. Donna Jackson .

Donna married William Brown .

   37 F    iii. Elanor Jackson .

Elanor married Robert Hart .

   38 M    iv. Bobby Jackson .

12. Hazel Ivens (W. Franklin3, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1).

Hazel married Addison Artis .

Children from this marriage were:

   39 M    i. Gerald Artis .

Gerald married Jackie .

  15. Clara Bell Bland 6 (Melinda Jane Ivens5, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born on 5 Mar 1875 in Mendon, St. Joseph, MI, USA 6 and died on 13 Oct 1894 in Volinia, Cass, MI, USA.6

Clara married Henry B. Wilson . Henry was born on 6 Oct 1894 in Volinia, Cass, MI, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   46 M    i. David Henry Wilson was born on 6 Oct 1894 in Volinia, Cass, MI, USA and died on 7 Aug 1977 in Detroit, Wayne, MI, USA.

David married Geneva Ruth Wilson .

16. Bertha Ann Bland (Melinda Jane Ivens5, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born on 26 Mar 1877 in Mendon, St Joseph, MI, USA and died on 25 Aug 1963 in Cassopolis, Cass, MI, USA.

Bertha married (name unknown).

Children from this marriage were:

   47 M    i. Moses Ladanah Bland was born on 7 Jul 1901 in East Volinia, Cass, MI, USA 11 and died on 8 Mar 1973 in Dowagiac, Cass, MI, USA.12

Moses married Alice Hayes .

17. Catherine Elizabeth Bland (Melinda Jane Ivens5, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born in 1879.

Catherine married Otto D. Wright on 1 Nov 1899 in Cass County, MI, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   48 F    i. Ethel Wright .

Ethel married Edward Rufus Ash .

   49 F    ii. Ilah Wright .

Ilah married James Buck .

   50 F    iii. Olive Wright .

Olive married James Buck .

   51 M    iv. Cecil Calender Wright was born on 19 Apr 1904 in Cass, MI, USA and died on 3 Nov 1977 in Dowagiac, Cass, MI, USA.

Cecil married Louise Ivens , daughter of Lewis Edward Ivens and Gladys Butcher .

   52 M    v. Lawrence Otto Wright was born on 5 Dec 1917 in Flowerfield, Cass, MI, USA and died on 2 May 2000 in Marcellus, Cass, MI, USA.

Lawrence married Martha Emily Ampey on 5 Dec 1943 in Calvin Township, Cass, MI, USA. Martha was born on 27 Mar 1925 and died on 5 Oct 1986 in Marcellus, Cass, MI, USA.

 

19. Lulu Pearl Bland (Melinda Jane Ivens5, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born in 1883.

Lulu married Elton Ampey . Elton was born in 1883 and died in 1939.

Children from this marriage were:

   54 M    i. Paul Ampey .

Paul married Louisa Mae Brown in 1929. Louisa was born on 5 Jun 1907 and died on 18 Aug 1994 in WA.

   55 F    ii. Vera Ampey .

   56 M    iii. Benjamin Ampey .

Benjamin married Francis Bradley .

   57 M    iv. Blaine Ampey .

Blaine married Slyvia Mitchell .

   58 M    v. Glenn Alvah Ampey was born on 5 Apr 1915 in Paw Paw, Vanburen, MI, USA and died on 3 Dec 1986 in Lawton, Kalamazoo, MI, USA.

Glenn married Katheryne May Goens on 22 Oct 1937. Katheryne was born on 30 Sep 1917 in Jackson, Jackson, MI, USA and died on 22 Apr 1981.

   59 M    vi. Warren G Ampey was born on 1 Jun 1917 in Paw Paw, Vanburen, MI, USA and died on 11 Jan 1998 in Paw Paw, Vanburen, MI, USA.

Warren married Essie M. Wilson on 9 Apr 1940.

21. Rolland Rockford Bland 8 (Melinda Jane Ivens5, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born on 12 Feb 1888 in Praire Ronde Township, Cass, MI, USA 8 and died on 17 Feb 1969 in Kalamazoo, MI, USA.8

Rolland married Methel E Hamilton , daughter of Alexis V Hamilton and Ipho Sienne Loehr , on 15 Oct 1907 in Paw Paw, Vanburen, MI, USA. Methel was born on 20 Apr 1888 in Decatur, Vanburen, MI, USA and died on 3 Jul 1936 in Decatur, Vanburen, MI, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   60 F    i. Lois Arlene Bland 8 was born on 1 Mar 1908 in MI, USA 8 and died on 19 Sep 1951 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI, USA.8

Lois married Edward A. Murphy . Edward was born on 31 Dec 1902 in MI, USA and died in Feb 1978 in Plainwell, Kalamazoo, MI, USA.

   61 M    ii. Benjamin Kermit Bland was born on 8 Aug 1910 and died on 10 Jan 1911 in Newburg, MI.13

     63 M    iv. Roland Nardin Bland was born on 15 Sep 1914 in Paw Paw, Vanburen, MI, USA and died on 3 Apr 1976 in Walker, MI, USA.

Roland married Irene Pollner on 1 Sep 1935 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI, USA. Irene was born on 11 Mar 196.

   64 M    v. Norman Jerome Bland was born on 14 Jan 1919 in Paw Paw, Vanburen, MI, USA and died on 1 Dec 1943 in New Guinea.

24. Leslie Richard Gunterman (Sarah Ivens6, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born on 1 Sep 1890 and died in 1965.

Leslie married Esther Mae Hartman . Esther was born on 12 May 1908.

33. Clarence Walden (Mary A Ivens9, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) was born on 16 Jun 1885 in Cass, MI, USA and died in 1984 in Lawton, MI, USA.

Clarence married Elvira Lawson . Elvira was born on 15 Aug 1900 in Cass, MI, USA.

34. Lewis Edward Ivens (James Henry10, Moses2, F. Ezekiel1) died in 1959 in Cass, MI, USA.10

Lewis married Gladys Butcher .

Louise married Cecil Calender Wright , son of Otto D. Wright and Catherine Elizabeth Bland . Cecil was born on 19 Apr 1904 in Cass, MI, USA and died on 3 Nov 1977 in Dowagiac, Cass, MI, USA.