I will start with my 2nd-great-grandfather, Charles Clark Ormsby.
C.C. Ormsby was born on 20 August 1838 in Brecksville, Cuyahoga, OH. His parents were Selah and Diana (Clark) Ormsby. He moved to Cumberland County, IL with his father and stepmother at the age of 2.
C.C. married (1) Louisa Ann Shuey, daughter of Ephraim and Matilda (Grass) Shuey, on 22 September 1861 at Greenup, Cumberland, IL.
On 14 August 1864, he enlisted in Company E, 123 IL Volunteer Infantry. He was discharged from service on 3 July 1865 with the rank of Corporal.
Louisa died on 14 February 1872 and C.C. married (2) Sarah Ann Delp on 9 November 1873 at Casey, Clark, IL.
C.C. and Louisa had 3 children: