12. Documentation for Joseph P. Gouty
(06 Jan 1860 to 15 Oct 1939)
father of Robert William Gouty
(26 Aug 1889 to 04 Jun 1949)



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Joseph P. Gouty was born January 6, 1860, in Indiana.(
1) He was the son of Elias B. Gouty and Elizabeth Shute.(2) Elias B. Gouty and Elizabeth Shute were married September 1, 1853, in Indiana.(3)
On September 28, 1882, Joseph P. Gouty
married Mary Luella Hartman in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois.(4) Mary Luella Hartman was born July 21, 1863, in Illinois.(5) The parents of Mary Luella Hartman were William Hartman and Elizabeth Nicholas (Nichols, Nichlas).(6)
William Hartman and Elizabeth Nicholas were married October 19, 1862, in Vermillion County, Indiana.
(7) A William Hartman is listed in the 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township.(8) Elizabeth Nicholas was 20 years old and living in the household of her parents in 1860.(9)
Elizabeth (Nicholas) Hartman died November 23, 1866, about four years after she married William Hartman.(10) It appears that the parents of Elizabeth, William Nicholas and his wife Mahala Shute, raised Mary Luella Hartman after Elizabeth died. William Hartman, the father of Mary Luella Hartman, did not die until May 31, 1896, when he was 70 years old.(11)
Mahala Shute was an older sister of Elizabeth Shute, the wife of Elias B. Gouty. The 1870 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, lists William Nicholas, age 61, and Mahala, age 53. Mary Luella Hartman, age 6, born in Illinois, is listed in the William Nicholas household.(12) Mary Luella Hartman also is listed in the 1880 William Nicholas household.(13)
Joseph P. Gouty and Luella Mary Hartman were the parents of six children:(14)
Rose Ann Gouty was born February 21, 1884. She married Everett Willard Remster on December 15, 1906. She died November 14, 1961.

Ezra Gouty was born January 10, 1886, and died June 26, 1957.
Robert William Gouty was born August 26, 1889, in Gessie, Vermillion County, Indiana.(15) Robert married Ethel Belle Fox on February 2, 1917.(16) He died June 4, 1949, in Lakeview Hospital, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, and is buried at the Lower Mound Cemetery west of Covington, Indiana.(17)
Ida Fae and Inez Mae Gouty were twins born May 17, 1897. Inez died July 29, 1977. She never married. Ida Fae Gouty died April 11, 1979. She married Dewey Saltsgaver. They did not have any children.
Leslie Roy Gouty was born August 7, 1892.
Mary Luella (Hartman) Gouty died June 23, 1938, in Foster, Warren County, Indiana.
(18) Joseph P. Gouty died October 15, 1939, in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois.(19) Both Mary Luella and Joseph P. Gouty are buried in Hopewell Cemetery west of Covington, Indiana.(20)
Joseph P. Gouty acquired a number of small farms in Warren County, Indiana. These farms were distributed to his children upon his death. The property was distributed such that each child received relatively more land if there was no house on the property.
(21) Robert William Gouty was executor of the Joseph P. Gouty estate.(22)
Joseph Gouty appears in a number of U. S. Census records for Vermillion and Warren Counties in Indiana. Joseph Gowty (i.e., Gouty) is listed in the Elias Gowty (i.e., Gouty) household in the 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville. He is listed as five months old (age 5/12 of a year) and his birthplace is Indiana.
(23) Joseph Gouty also appears in the Elias B. Gouty household in the 1870 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville. His age at that time is given as 10.(24) Joseph Gouty also appears in the Elias Gouty household in the 1880 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township. His age at that time is given as 20.(25)
The 1900 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, lists the Joseph Gouty household. Joseph Gouty is listed as 40 years old in 1900, born in January 1861 in Indiana, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana, race is white, and gender is male; Mary L. Gouty is listed as born in July 1863 in Illinois, father born in Indiana and mother born in Indiana; children listed are Rose A, Ezra E., Robert W., Roy L., Inez F., and Ida M. Robert is listed as age 10, born in August 1889. (26)
The 1910 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, lists the Joseph Gouty household. Joseph Gouty is listed as 50 years old in 1910, born in Indiana, race is white, gender is male.(27)
The 1920 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, ED #207, lists the Joseph Gouty household. Joseph Gouty is listed as 60 years old in 1920, born in Indiana, and his race is white.
(28) The 1930 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, ED #8, lists the Joseph F. (P.) Gouty household. Joseph F. Gouty is listed as 70 years old in 1930, born in Indiana, race is white.(29)

Children (
Gouty), born in Indiana:(30)
i. Rose Ann, born February 21, 1884, she married Everett Washburn Remster on December 15, 1906, in Fountain County, Indiana. He was born November 9, 1907, and he died in October 1981. She died November 14, 1961. A son was Raymond Remster. He owned 25 acres of land next to the Robert William Gouty farm of 40 acres in Warren County, Indiana, according to Mavis Lorene Gouty.
ii.
Ezra, born January 10, 1886, and died June 26, 1957
iii.
Everett, born October 18, 1887, and died October 24, 1895, buried at Hopewell Cemetery, Vermillion County, Indiana
iii.
Robert William, born August 26, 1889, and died on June 4, 1949, in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois. He married Ethel Belle Fox on February 3, 1917. Buried at Lower Mound Cemetery, Highland Township, Vermillion County, Indiana.
iv.
Ida Fae, born May 17, 1897, in Foster, Warren County, Indiana. She married Dewey L. Saltsgaver on March 16, 1919.
v.
Inez Mae, born May 17, 1897, and died July 29, 1977, in Covington, Fountain County, Indiana. She and Ida Fae were twins. Buried at Hopewell Cemetery.
vi.
Roy Leslie, born August 7, 1892, in Covington, Fountain County, Indiana, and died July 16, 1963, in Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois



ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL to support the RELATIONSHIP between
JOSEPH P. GOUTY and his son ROBERT WILLIAM GOUTY

1) Illinois Marriage Records, 1851-1900, Vermilion County, Danville, 1882, Joseph Gouty and Mary L. Hartman, married September 28, 1882.
2) Ethel Belle (Fox) Gouty Family Bible in the possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Copies of pages from the Ethel Belle Fox Family Bible are in a CD-rom disc entitled Fox's Gap in Maryland, which is at the Frederick County Historical Society, Frederick, Maryland.
3) Index to Birth Records Vermillion County (Indiana) 1882-1920, Volume I, Letters A-Z Inclusive, Page 74:
Gouty Rose Ann Jos. Mary Hartman F W Feb 21, 1884 C-1 48
Gouty(???) Jos. Mary Hartman M W Aug 26, 1889 C-3 15
Gouty(???) Jos. Mary Hartman M W Aug 7, 1892 C-3 46
4) Birth certificate, infant Gouty, born August 26, 1889, at Gessie, Indiana, father Joseph Gouty, mother Mary H. Gouty, Vermillion County, Indiana, Department of Health, recorded locally in book number C-3, page number 15, September 4, 1889;
5) Last will and testament of Joseph P. Gouty, Warren County Court House, Williamsport, Indiana.
6) Estate Papers of Joseph P. Gouty in possession of Curtis Lynn Older.
7) Obituary for Robert William Gouty in the Danville Commercial News, Danville, Illinois, probably June 5, 1949.
8) Vermilion County, Illinois, Death Certificates, Gouty, Joseph P., sex and race not stated, age unknown, death certificate #0000497, date of death October 15, 1939, Vermilion, Danville.
9) 1900 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, E. Dist 120, p. 43, Sheet 11, family includes Joseph Gouty; Mary D, wife; children: Rose A, Ezra E. Robert William born August 1889, Roy L, Inez, and Ida.
Index to Birth Records Vermillion County (Indiana) 1882-1920, Volume I, Letters A-Z Inclusive, Page 74, five children listed of Joseph Gouty and Mary Hartman.
10) Index to Birth Records Vermillion County (Indiana) 1882-1920, Volume I, Letters A-Z Inclusive, Page 74, five children listed of Joseph Gouty and Mary Hartman.



REFERENCES

1. Family Bible of Ethel Belle (Fox) Gouty; Joseph P. Gouty tombstone, Hopewell Cemetery, west of Covington, Indiana.

2. 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, Elias Gowty household; 1870 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville.

3. Index to Marriage Records, Vermillion County, Indiana, 1850-1904, Vol. 1, A-Z, Newport, Indiana, County Clerks Office, date of license: 8-30-1853, date of marriage: 9-1-1853, Book 3, page 315, page 90, Elias Gouty and Elizabeth Shute.

4. Illinois Marriage Records, 1851-1900, Vermilion County, Danville, 1882, Joseph Gouty and Mary L. Hartman, married September 28, 1882.

5. Family Bible of Ethel Belle (Fox) Gouty; Mary Luella Hartman tombstone, Hopewell Cemetery, west of Covington, Indiana.

6. 1850 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Name: William Nichols (Nicholas), age 41, male, born in Virginia, Mahala age 35, female, born in Ohio, Crintha age 14, Sarah A. age 13, Elizabeth age 9, Mary S. age 4, Joseph H. age 2, Page: 59 Roll: M432_177; 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana Vermillion County, Highland Township, Name: William Nichlas, age 52, born in Virginia, Mahala, age 45, born in Ohio, Elizabeth, age 20, born in Indiana, Susan, age 13, born in Indiana, Joseph, age 12, born in Indiana, Isaiah Huntingdon, age 15, born in Ohio, Roll: M653_303, Page: 72; 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Name: William Hartman, Age in 1860: 34, Birthplace: Virginia, Home in 1860: Highland, Vermillion, Indiana, Gender: Male, Head of Household: William Hartman, Roll: M653_303 Page: 77.

7. Index to Marriage Records 1850 - 1904 Inclusive, Volume I, Letters A - Z Inclusive, Vermillion County, Indiana, W. P. A. Original Record County Clerk's Office: Newport, Compiled by Indiana Works Progress Administration 1938: Spouse 1: Elizabeth Nicholas, Spouse 2: William Hartman, Marriage Date: 19 Oct 1862, County: Vermillion, Book: 4, Original Source Page: 5??, Date: 18 Oct 1862.

8. 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Name: William Hartman, Age in 1860: 34, Birthplace: Virginia, Home in 1860: Highland, Vermillion, Indiana, Gender: Male, Roll: M653_303 Page: 77, Year: 1860, Head of Household: William Hartman.

9. 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, William Nichlas household, age 52, born in Virginia, Mahala, age 45, born in Ohio, Elizabeth, age 20, born in Indiana.

10. Elizabeth Nicholas tombstone, Hopewell (or Hicks) Cemetery, west of Covington, Indiana (or near Perrysville). "Elizabeth Nicholas wife of William Hartman died Novm 23, 1866, age 26 years, 2 months, 12 days".

11. William Hartman tombstone, Hopewell (or Hicks) Cemetery, west of Covington, Indiana (or near Perrysville). "William Hartman died May 31, 1896, aged 70 years, 8 months, 26 days".

12. 1870 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office: Perrysville. William, age 61, and Mahala age 53, Nicholas household. Joseph H. age 22, Mary L Hartman, Age in 1870: 6, Estimated Birth Year: 1863, Birthplace: Illinois, Home in 1870: Highland, Vermillion, Indiana, Race: White, Gender: Female, Post Office: Perrysville, Roll: M593_365, Page: 89, Image: 179, Year: 1870. Also listed is an Ezra E Hartman, age 3, born in Indiana. Perhaps Elizabeth (Nicholas) Hartman died when Ezra E Hartman was born.

13. 1880 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Name: Luella HARTMAN, granddaughter (also Ezra E. Hartman, age 13 grandson, in same household, census) 1880, district 185, Vermillion, William Nicholas 71, Mahala 65, Joseph H. 32, Frank Eckells? 34), Age: 15, Estimated birth year: <1865>, Birthplace: Illinois, Occupation: At Home, Relation: GDau, Home in 1880: Highland, Vermillion, Indiana, Marital status: Single, Race: White, Gender: Female, Head of household: William NICHOLAS, Father's birthplace: ---, Mother's birthplace: IN Image Source: Year: 1880; Census; Place: Highland, Vermillion, Indiana; Roll: T9_318; Family History Film: 1254318; Page: 8C; Enumeration District: 185; Image: 0017.

14. Index to Birth Records Vermillion County (Indiana) 1882-1920, Volume I, Letters A-Z Inclusive, Page 74:
Gouty Rose Ann Jos. Mary Hartman F W Feb 21, 1884 C-1 48
Gouty(???) Jos. Mary Hartman M W Aug 26, 1889 C-3 15
Gouty(???) Jos. Mary Hartman M W Aug 7, 1892 C-3 46
Gouty(???) Jos. Louisa Hartman F W May 17, 1897 C-3 89

Gouty(???) Jos. Louisa Hartman F W May 17, 1897 C-3 89


15.
Birth certificate, infant Gouty, born August 26, 1889, at Gessie, Indiana, father Joseph Gouty, mother Mary H. Gouty, Vermillion County, Indiana, Department of Health, recorded locally in book number C-3, page number 15, September 4, 1889; Ethel Belle (Fox) Gouty Family Bible in the possession of Curtis Lynn Older. Copies of pages from the Ethel Belle Fox Family Bible are in a CD-rom disc entitled Fox's Gap in Maryland, which is at the Frederick County Historical Society, Frederick, Maryland.

16. Fountain County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Records 1848 - 1920 Inclusive, Volume I, Letters A - G Inclusive, County Clerks Office Covington, book 16, page 49, Robert Gouty and Ethel Fox; Ethel Belle Fox Gouty Family Bible.

17. Obituary for Robert William Gouty in the Danville Commercial News, Danville, Illinois, probably June 5, 1949; Robert William Gouty tombstone photograph by Curtis Lynn Older taken at Lower Mound Cemetery west of Covington, Indiana.

18. Joseph P. and Mary Luella Gouty tombstone at Hopewell Cemetery west of Covington, Indiana.

19. Vermilion County, Illinois, Death Certificates, Gouty, Joseph P., sex and race not stated, age unknown, death certificate #0000497, date of death October 15, 1939, Vermilion, Danville.

20. Photograph of Joseph P. and Mary Luella Gouty tombstone taken at Hopewell Cemetery by Curtis L. Older. The tombstone of Inez Mae Gouty, a daughter of Joseph and Mary Luella (Hartman) Gouty, is nearby the Joseph and Mary Luella Gouty tombstone.

21. Last will and testament of Joseph P. Gouty, Warren County Court House, Williamsport, Indiana.

22. Estate Papers of Joseph P. Gouty in possession of Curtis Lynn Older.

23. 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, Elias Gowty household.

24. 1870 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, Post Office Perrysville, Elias Gouty household.

25. 1880 U. S. Census for Indiana, Vermillion County, Highland Township, enumerated June 7, 1880, by Joshua Lewis, family number 3, Elias Gouty household.

26. 1900 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, E. Dist 120, p. 43, Sheet 11, family includes Joseph Gouty; Mary D, wife; children: Rose A, Ezra E. Robert William born August 1889, Roy L, Inez, and Ida.

27. 1910 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, lists Joseph Gouty household.

28. 1920 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, ED #207, lists Joseph Gouty household.

29. 1930 U. S. Census for Indiana, Warren County, Mound Township, ED #8, lists Joseph F. (P.) Gouty household.

30. Index to Birth Records Vermillion County (Indiana) 1882-1920, Volume I, Letters A-Z Inclusive, Page 74, five children listed of Joseph Gouty and Mary Hartman.