Sunday, October 08, 2006

Today in my database : Jesse Maxson (b. October 8, 1772)

Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 4th great-grandfather, Jesse Maxson.

Jesse was born October 8, 1772 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., NJ, the son of Ephraim & Elisabeth (Davis) Maxson. Jesse married February 23, 1797 in Harrison Co., VA to Sarah Sutton, the daughter of Cornelius & Elizabeth (Applegate) Sutton. Sarah was born January 3, 1779 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., NJ and died March 18, 1863 in Clark Co., OH. Jesse died March 24, 1851 in Clark Co., OH. Both are buried in the Asbury Methodist Episcopal Cemetery.

Children of Jesse & Sarah (Sutton) Maxson :
i. Jeptha Maxson
ii. Lydia Maxson m. Jacob Babcock
iii. Ephraim Maxson m. Mary Smith
iv. Elizabeth Maxson m. William S. Furrow
v. Hannah Maxson m. Samuel Lippincott
vi. Sarah Maxson m. Gilbert Davis
vii. Jonathan Maxson m. Christiana Davis
viii. Jane Maxson m. Peter Smith
ix. Naomi Maxson m. Philip McFarlin
x. Charity Maxson m. George Weaver
xi. Prudence Maxson m. William P. Smith
xii. Sutton Maxson m. Vienna Sutton

I descend from Jesse & Sarah's daughter, Prudence, as follows :

Jesse Maxson m. Sarah Sutton
Prudence Maxson m. William P. Smith
Olive Jane Smith m. William P. Wehrly
Barbara Isabelle Wehrly m. Luman Cooper LeMasters (my great-grandparents)
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