Uriah Ingram

                                        ┌── Abraham Ingraham
                                        │    1718-?    
                 ┌── Abraham Ingraham ──┤
                 │    1743-1818         │
                 │                      └── Rhoda Collins
Uriah Ingram ────┤
B: 1791          │                      ┌── John Slaven
D: 1867          │                      │
                 └── Elizabeth Slaven ──┤
                      1755-1822         │
                                        └── Elizabeth Stuart
M: Hannah Holder
   ├── Daniel Holder Ingram (1812-1881) 1,2,3
   ├── (daughter) Ingram  1,2
   ├── Isaac Ingram  1,2
   ├── Silas Ingram  1,2
   ├── Diana Ingram (1815-?) 1,2
   ├── Elizabeth Ann Ingram (c1825-?) 1,2,4
   └── Rebecca Ingram (1829-1908) 1,2,5

Uriah Ingram     [ID 03251] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Uriah Ingram1,2,5,6,7 [Uriah Ingraham8].

Born 1791, Randolph County, Virginia.6,9  (1791, Augusta County, Virginia).8  (1791, Highland, Virginia).2,7  

He married Hannah Holder, Dec 10 1809, Randolph County, Virginia.5,6,10  Married by John Rowan.6  

Hannah, daughter of James Holder & Diana Westfall, was born 1790, Randolph County, Virginia.11,12,13,14,15  

Uriah served in the War of 181216 as an ensign with the 6th Regiment, Virginia Militia17 (5th Regiment).17  

The Uriah Ingram family was shown in the 1830 census, Peedee Township, Pike County, Ohio:1

1 male 30-40 [Uriah]
1 male 10-20 [Daniel]
2 males under 5 [Isaac and Silas]
1 female under 5-10
1 female 10-15
1 female 15-20 [Diana]
1 female 30-40 [Hannah]

The Uriah Ingram family was shown in the 1840 census, Edgar County, Illinois:18

Uriah Ingram household:
2 males age 10-15.
1 male age 40-50 [Uriah].
1 female age 5-10.
1 female age 10-15.
1 female age 15-20.
1 female age 50-60 [Hannah]

Uriah (apparently widowed) was shown in the 1850 census (Oct 7 1850), living with the family of son Daniel in Fulton County, Illinois:7

Uriah Ingram, age 59, born in Virginia; farmer.

Uriah was shown in the 1860 census (Jun 14 1860), living with the family of daughter Rebecca in Stout's Grove, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois:19

Uriah Ingram, age 70, born in Virginia.

When Daniel moved west Uriah moved in with his daughter Diana.1  

Uriah Ingram died Aug 8 1867, Lexington, Washington County, Iowa; buried Washington County, Iowa.2,4,9  (Aug - 1864).16  (Aug - 1868).8  

A biographical sketch of Uriah Ingram was published in the 1880 "History of Mendocino County" [California]:20

Uriah Ingram was born in Virginia in 1791.  He was a veteran of the War of 1812, a school teacher and a farmer.  He married Hannah Holder, daughter of James Holder, a native of Delaware, who was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.  To this marriage were born seven children: Daniel H., married Nancy Burgess in Pike County, Ohio in 1832; Diana, married M. D. Story, in Franklin County, Ohio in 1835 and they lived in Washington County, Iowa; Betsy, married Bivans, Peoria, Illinois; Mrs. Wheeler, Summit, Illinois, Mrs. Henshaw, Bloomington, Illinois; Isaac and Silas, who were last known in Iowa, 1859.  Daniel H. and Nancy had nine children: Amos and Diana, Ohio; John, Indiana; Martha, Nathan, Daniel C., Melipec (died at age of one month), and Mercer, Illinois; Lydia, Iowa.  In search of cheaper land, Daniel H. left Pottwattamie County, Iowa, in the spring of 1859 for Anderson Valley, California, where Nancy's brother, Amos, had been since 1853.  They joined a wagon caravan.  Amos and Jack had a violin and played at camp fire.  The only Indian contact was at camp; some came asking for "Biscuit".  They arrived at Cloverdale, August 20th.  A few days later they settled on land south of the present Philo.  The first home was a dirt floor cabin, now owned by Marion Prather.  Martha married Sam Lawson, a native of Tennessee, December, 1859.  They had eleven children: A. B., married Melissa Reed; Huston, married Mary Clemons; Belle, married Frank Reinking; Nancy, married Randall; Ed, married Dora Crow; Port, married Clara Ornbaun; William married Eva Gilmore; Charlie, married Alice Rawles; Mercer, married Belva Hiatt; Oliver, married Martha Young; Jesse, married Blanche Akers.  Diana married William Prather, August 1860, a native of Indiana.  They had nine children: Hattie, married Frank Brown; John married Kate Brown; May, died at three years; Earl, married Edna Ornbaun; Millie, married Ralph Brown; Maurice, married Ella Clow; Carl, married Maude McGimsey; Maud, married Joe Elledge; Eva, married Arnold Ornbaun.  Amos and Jack served in the 1st Reg., Oregon Territory, in 1864.  Amos married Louisa Springer in 1864.  There were no children born to this union.  Jack married Emma Reed of Goose Lake, Modoc County in 1865.  In 1888, they moved to Santa Clara County.  They had six children: Byrd married Bertie Biederman; Ed, married Ella Mallory; Dan, married Myra Lee; Thomas, married Minnie Tupper; Orpha, married Walter Williard; Grace, married Boyd Stoner.  These four boys formed an orchestra and, later, Thomas became a professor of music at San Francisco State University.  Nate married Delia Witherell in 1866, and later moved to Sonoma County.  They had three children: Luella married Ille Davis; Yotella, married Jacob Jones; Purd, married Josie Hecock.  Daniel C., married Mary Ellen Clow in 1870.  Her father was Henry Clow, a native of Germany, who brought his family to California from Michigan in 1867.  Daniel C. and Mary had seven children: Etta, married Burnham Ball; Ted, married Maude Linville; Daisy, married Jefferson Smalley; Irvin, married Ruth Hiatt, Belle, married Joe Lile; Mercer, married Madge Hiatt; Alva, married Eva Farrer.  Mercer, went to their ranch, south of Calistoga.  In December, 1880, Mercer, Sr., brought Amos home from San Francisco, ill with smallpox.  By January 12, 1881, Amos, Daniel H., Nancy, Lydia and Mercer, Sr. were dead.  Not being allowed interment in a cemetery, they were buried on this ranch.  Today, Highway 12 passes over their graves.  Daniel C. returned to Anderson Valley and purchased land from Burnham Ball, south of Evergreen Cemetery.  The home he built still stands.  They were primarily farmers, supplementing income hauling tan bark, ties, etc. with four and six horse teams.  Ted, Irvin, Mercer and Alva often furnished music at dances.


  1. Contribution from Joyce Morrell ().
  2. Ancestry.com GEDCOM file #240386 (submitted by Marie Bourgeois: ).
  3. Ancestry's "Family Data Collection"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  4. Posting Jun 4 2006 by Marie-Frances Bayles () to ILMCLEAN-L.
  5. Posting Nov 5 2000 by Joyce Morrell () to the Hinshaw message board at FamilyHistory.com:
  6. Holder surname message board at FamilyHistory.com:
  7. 1850 census, Deerfield, Fulton County, Illinois; roll M432-107, page 251, line #30, dwelling #31, family #34.
  8. Ancestry.com GEDCOM file #106194 (submitted by David Ingram: ).
  9. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) computerized Ancestral File.
  10. Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. Contribution from Maxine ().
  12. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Ronna Dumas ().
  13. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Everett mary English ().
  14. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Joyce Morrell ().
  15. Holder surname message board at FamilyHistory.com:
  16. Grave transcript for Uriah Ingham; Iowa WPA Graves Survey, USGenWeb:
  17. War of 1812 Service Records; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. 1840 census, Edgar County, Illinois; roll 58, page 80.
  19. 1860 census, Stout's Grove, Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois; roll M653-204, page 46, line #3, dwelling #317, family #309.
  20. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Ronna Dumas () citing:
    "History of Mendocino County" by Lyman L. Palmer; San Francisco: Alley, Bowen and Company, 1880; page 703-705.

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