SILAS JACOB ADMIRE
Son of George Admire (1822-1911) and Rosa Ann Sparks (1822-1867)
Born 1842 in Kentucky; Died 4 Mar 1903 in Johnson Co, Brown, Indiana
Married on 1 July 1860 in Putnam Co., Mo to
MARY ELIZABETH "BETTY" VINCENT
Born abt. 1843; Died 10 Feb 1915;
Daughter of John Vincent and Elizabeth Cornelison
CHILDREN OF SILAS AND BETTY ADMIRE:
1. MARY CATHERINE ADMIRE
Born 25 Dec. 1859; Died 16 Jun 1936; Buried in Buster Cemetery, Elm Twp., Putnam Co., Mo.
Married to George West
Children: William West, Mary W. West Hughs, and David E. West
2. ROSE ANN ADMIRE
Born 13 Aug 1862 ; Died 4 Mar 1940; Buried in Hartford Cemetery, Putnam Co., MO;
Married on 25 Sep 1878 to Elbert Ephram Lawson (b. 10 Feb 1859; d. 21 Sep 1933; buried in Hartford Cemetery, Putnam Co., MO)
3. DELILAH HANNAH ADMIRE
Born 1 Jul 1866 in Missouri; Died 22 Dec 1942 in Cinncinati, OH
Married on 28 Nov 1885 to James Sherman Vestal
4. JAMES J. ADMIRE
Born Aug 1871; married Clara
5. WILLIAM DAVID ADMIRE
Born 1872; Died 1944; Buried in Masonic Cemetery, Bucklin, Mo; Married in 1891 to Nancy Jane Pleasant
6. GEORGE P. ADMIRE
Bornabt. 1875; Died abt.1933; Buried in Masonic Cemetery, Bucklin, Mo.
7. Jacob Andrew Admire
Born abt. 1882
From the UNION REPUBLICAN: Our good friend and fellow citizen "Uncle" George Admire is mourning the death of his eldest son, Silas Admire, who was stricken with paralysis Saturday evening Feb. 28th, while on the way to milk his cows at his farm near Bucklin, Mo. and died Wednesday, March 4 at 10 a.m. The family telegraphed "Uncle" George Sunday morning and he left on an extra freight train that day, arriving home Wednesday last. Silas Admire was 61 years of age. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in the same company and regiment as his father, the 2nd Missouri. A large family of sons and daughters (all grown and married except fo the youngest son who lives at home) survive him and live within easy access of the home place. The many friends of the aged father, George Admire will sympathize deeply with him in his sudden unexpected sorrow."
Silas Admire, a Private in Co. K, 13th Reg. of Missouri Veteran Cavalry Volunteers enrolled on the Ninth day of February one thousand eight hundred and sixty four to serve three years or during the war hereby discharged from service the Tenth day of September 1872 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. by reason of a gunshot wound to the right leg, received in action at Independence Missouri on 22 Oct 1864.
He was born in Johnson County of State of Indiana, was thrity years of age, five feet, nine inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, was a farmer.