Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 4th-great grandmother, Sarah Sutton.
Sarah was born January 3, 1779 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., NJ, the daughter of Cornelius and Elizabeth (Applegate) Sutton. Sarah married on February 23, 1797 in Harrison Co., VA. to Jesse Maxson, son of Ephraim and Elisabeth (Davis) Maxson. Jesse was born October 8, 1772 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., NJ and died March 24, 1851 in Clark Co., OH. Sarah died March 18, 1863 in Clark Co., OH.
Known children of Jesse and Sarah (Sutton) Maxson are as follows :
i. Jeptha Maxson b. ca. 1794 Virginia, d. Clark Co., OH
ii. Lydia Maxson b. December 4, 1799 Harrison Co., VA., d. September 22, 1871 Rock Co., WI, m. Jacob Babcock.
iii. Ephraim Maxson b. March 14, 1802 Harrison Co., VA., d. March 30, 1856 Clayton Co., IA., m. Mary Smith.
iv. Elizabeth Maxson b. December 29, 1803 Harrison Co., VA., d. March 3, 1892, m. William S. Furrow
v. Hannah Maxson b. March 24, 1806 Clark Co., OH, d. 1892, m. Samuel Lippincott
vi. Sarah Maxson b. ca. 1808 m. Gilbert Davis
vii. Jonathan Maxson b. November 11, 1810 Clark Co., OH., d. 1878 Dearfield, IN, m. Christiana Davis
vii. Jane Maxson b. December 26, 1813 Ohio, m. Peter Smith
viii. Naomi Maxson b. ca. 1814 Ohio, d. ca. 1873, m. Philip McFarlin
ix. Charity Maxson b. ca. 1816 Ohio, m. George Weaver
x. Prudence Maxson b. June 15, 1817 Greene Co., OH, d. February 22, 1890 Salamonia, Jay Co., IN., m. William P. Smith
xi. Sutton Maxson b. ca. 1821 Ohio, m. Vienna Sutton
I descend from Jesse and Sarah (Sutton) Maxson through their daughter, Prudence, as follows :
Sarah Sutton and Jesse Maxson
Prudence Maxson and William P. Smith
Olive Jane Smith and William P. Wehrly
Barbara Isabelle Wehrly and Luman Cooper LeMasters (my great-grandparents)