[continued] Harvey Key, and Jessie Lee, all born Marshall County, Indian Territory (I.T.).

After Nita died, in 1902, James married(2) Dora Ross, 3 Sept. 1905, Lane, Atoka County,

I.T., and they had three more children (son Eldon Bon, daughters Ettie and Lottie Fay).

James was a successful farmer on lands within the Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory

(now Oklahoma), and served as Postmaster at Lane, Atoka County, State of Oklahoma,

from 29 Aug. 1913 to 12 May 1914 (eight months). James died 14 Dec. 1931, and is

buried in the Butler Cemetery, Lane, Atoka County, Oklahoma.


George Thomas McAninch, b. 25 Feb. 1892, Joyce, Casey County, Kentucky, first son

and second child of Henry Lee and Alice (Brown) McAninch, and 3rd great-grandson

of the original Daniel McAninch (b.ca.1750, Ireland, d.ca.1822, prob. Tennessee), one of

the two McAninch pioneers in Lincoln County, Kentucky [Note 3], through Daniel’s son

George A. McAninch (1794-1870), his second son William Berry McAninch (1820-1891),

his first son George Washington McAninch (1843-1917) and his first son, Henry Lee

McAninch (1869-1934), all of Casey County, Kentucky. George T. McAninch married

Mayme Francis Phelps (b.1893), 24 Sept. 1912, Casey County, and they had two children.

George T. McAninch served as Postmaster at Joyce for more than 8 years, from 6 May

1914 to 15 July 1922, when the Joyce Post Office was closed. George T. McAninch died

4 Jan. 1980, and May (Mayme Francis Phelps) McAninch died 26 Sept. 1991; they are

both buried at the Poplar Hill / Rich Hill Cemetery, Yosemite, Casey County, Kentucky.


[Both names "Estella McAninch" and "Estella Wall" are on the same appointment line]

Estella M. 'Tillie' (Phillips) (McAninch) Wall, b. 2 Feb. 1887, Amo, Hendricks County,

Indiana, married(1st) Fred Thomas McAninch (1888-1914), mar. 18 Sept. 1910, Amo,

Hendricks County, and they had one child, son Ralph Phillips McAninch, b. 4 July 1911.

Fred Thomas McAninch, b. 17 Mar. 1888, Coatesville, Hendricks County, Indiana,

son of Daniel A. McAninch (1850-1930) and Rhoda B. (Wilson) McAninch (1849-1930),

grand-son of Daniel McAninch (b. 17 Apr. 1819, Casey Co., Kentucky; d. 27 May 1897,

Hendricks Co., Indiana) and Phebe (Pike) McAninch (1827-1883), great-grand-son of

Samuel McAninch (b.ca.Feb.1789, d.1859) and (Mary) Polly (Skidmore) McAninch

(b.1792, d.bef.1850), and great-great-grand-son of the original Daniel McAninch

(b.ca.1750, Ireland, d.ca.1822, prob.Tenn.), pioneer in Lincoln County, Kentucky [Note 3].

Fred Thomas McAninch, a railroad telegraph operator, d. 21 Mar. 1914, in Colorado.

Fred's widow, Estella (Phillips) McAninch, was appointed Postmaster at Amo, Hendricks

County, Indiana, and served from 11 July 1918 to 19 Feb. 1923 (about five years).

While serving as Postmaster, Estella ‘Stella’ married(2nd) Fred Wall, mar. 15 Apr. 1922,

and her married name "Estella Wall" was added to the postal service records in 1922.

Estella (Phillips) (McAninch) Wall d. 11 Oct. 1976, and is buried with her first husband

Fred Thomas McAninch in Stilesville Cemetery, Stilesville, Hendricks County, Indiana.


McA/I/Nin(ch/sh) Postmasters, 1832-1971 (United States Post Office records, NARA M841)

McAninch Family History NL v.XXIV n.2 October 2016 / Copyright Frank McAninch / p.2016-31

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