Dana Selwin Logan

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
John Alden to Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
George Soule to Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
Captain Caleb Bentley to Jennie Luene Logan
Diana, Princess of Wales, and Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
King Ethelred II to Jennie Luene Logan
George Washington - Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
John Adams & John Quncy Adams - Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
Dana Selwin Logan, son of Samuel C. Logan and Paulina Girton, was born at Blandinsville, McDonough Co., Illinois, 14 March 1856.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 He died at Topeka, Shawnee Co., Kansas, 9 September 1928,2,1 and was buried at Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee Co., Kansas, 10 September 1928.2

Dana married (1) Luilla Deville, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at McDonough Co., Illinois, 25 February 1879;11 he married (2) Harriett Marreah Bentley, daughter of George R. Bentley and Thursia Maria Jones, at Blandinsville, McDonough Co., Illinois, 3 July 1881;12,13,14 he married (3) Minnie Elizabeth Dochow, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Oberlin, Decatur Co., Kansas, 1 January 1900.13,15,16,17

Dana, a farmer, lived most of his life in Kansas. He moved there in the spring of 1885, rented a house in Burlingame, then moved, 1 June 1907, to 3 miles southeast of Eskridge onto a farm out of town. On 6 Oct 1908, he bought 400 acres 7 miles south of Topeka that was known as the "What Cheer Farm." Years later he sold this farm to the government and Forbes Air Force Base and Supply Depot was built there.

Dana's first wife died after 7 months of marriage.13,14

Family 1

Harriett Marreah Bentley b. 11 Aug 1862, d. 5 Apr 1899
Children
  • Thursia Estelle Logan13 b. 17 Dec 1883, d. 18 Sep 1928
  • Dana Roy Logan+18,1 b. 30 Aug 1885, d. 9 Oct 1957
  • Essie Blanche Logan13 b. 4 Nov 1887, d. Jun 1974
  • Henry Leslie Logan13 b. 9 Nov 1890
  • Kent Bentley Logan13 b. 20 Nov 1892
  • Elsie Viola Hattie Logan13 b. 12 Nov 1894

Family 2

Minnie Elizabeth Dochow b. 3 Dec 1879, d. 1954
Children
  • Ross Selwin Logan13 b. 10 Jul 1902
  • Earl Glen Logan13 b. 27 Aug 1909
  • Mamie Luella Logan13 b. 24 Dec 1910

Family 3

Luilla Deville b. 19 Sep 1857, d. 22 Dec 1879

Citations

  1. [S549] Bible Record of Family and Descendants of Dana Roy and Chella (Gardner) Logan, The Holy Bible: King James Authorized Version Containing the Old and New Testaments, Indexed Self-Pronouncing Edition (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: A. J. Holman Co., 1930); Compiler's genealogy files.
  2. [S1021] Dana Selwin Logan, Death Certificates, File No. 289-13203 (1928), Kansas State Department of Health and Environment; Vital Statistics, Topeka, Kansas.
  3. [S611] Dana Selwin Logan Family, Bible Record, Photocopy of original pages removed from the bible. Publication data and present owner of the bible are unknown, Compiler's genealogy files West Jordan, Utah.
  4. [S458] United States Census for 1860 [Eighth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 283, dwelling 2049, family 2002, Samuel Logan household, age 4, born in Illinois, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M653, 1438 rolls, roll #201.
  5. [S459] United States Census for 1870 [Ninth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, sheet 465/23, dwelling 176, family 176, S. C. Logan household, age 14, born in Illinois. Called "Sillw", digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication M593, 1748 rolls, roll #256.
  6. [S460] United States Census for 1880 [Tenth Census of the United States], Hire Township, McDonough County, Illinois, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 160, sheet 8D, dwelling 77, family 77, Paulina Logan household, age 21, born in Illinois, a widower, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication T9, 1454 rolls, roll #227.
  7. [S461] United States Census for 1900 [Twelfth Census of the United States], Allison Township, Decatur County, Kansas, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 6, sheet 4A, dwelling 59, family 59, Selwin Logan household, age 44, born March 1856 in Illinois, he owned his farm, free of mortgage, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication T623, 1854 rolls, roll #477.
  8. [S462] United States Census for 1910 [Thirteenth Census of the United States], Williamsport Township, Shawnee County, Kansas, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 173, sheet 6A, dwelling 154, family 154, D[ ] S. Logan household, age 54, born in Illinois, a farmer, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication T624, 1784 rolls, roll #457.
  9. [S463] United States Census for 1920 [Fourteenth Census of the United States], Topeka City, 3rd Ward, Precinct 7, Shawnee County, Kansas, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 170, sheet 3A, dwelling 51, family 60, D. S. Logan household, age 63, born in Illinois, he owned his house at 1254 Topeka Ave, no mortgage, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); original data: NARA micropublication T625, 2076 rolls, roll #551.
  10. [S111] Photocopy of the Daily Journal of Dana Selwin Logan, Compiler's genealogy files West Jordan, Utah, Mar 14, 1906 he notes his 50th birthday.
  11. [S648] Libby Grim, et al., McDonough County Marriages, 6 vols. (Macomb, Illinois: McDonough County Genealogical Society, 1980 - [(---)]), 4:82, #349, further cited as Grim, McDonough Co. Marriages. Parents: Samuel C. & Pelina Girtin Logan & A. H. & Mary Hungate DeWitt.
  12. [S648] Grim, McDonough Co. Marriages, 5:10, #1053. Parents: Samuel C. Logan & Paulina Garten & G.B. Bentley & _____Jones.
  13. [S111] Photocopy of the Daily Journal of Dana Selwin Logan. Compiler's genealogy files.
  14. [S110] Jo Benear. Billings-Logan Family Records, Clippings and Family Group Sheets, 1988, Compiler's genealogy files, West Jordan, Utah.
  15. [S2108] Joy L. Snow, Compiler, Decatur County Kansas Marriage Record Index - A-Z: 1881-1912----1917-1926 (n.p.: s.p., 2014), 82, further cited as Snow, Decatur County Kansas Marriages.
  16. [S461] US Census for 1900, Allison Township, Decatur County, Kansas, pop. sch., ED 6, sheet 4A, dwelling 59, family 59, Selwin Logan hshld, married less than a year.
  17. [S462] US Census for 1910, Williamsport Township, Shawnee County, Kansas, pop. sch., ED 173, sheet 6A, dwelling 154, family 154, D[ ] S. Logan hshld, married 10 years, his third.
  18. [S634] Dana Roy Logan, Death Certificates, File No. 57 18 2096 (1957), Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records & Statistics, Salt Lake City, Utah.