Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Family Milestones: November 18th

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Rebecca JACOBS, married William HIGBEE on this date in 1812 in Adams County, Ohio. Rebecca was the daughter of William and Sibell (LITTELL) JACOBS, and the younger sister of my James Thomas JACOBS. Rebecca was born December 7, 1793 in Virginia. I do not have any further information on William HIGBEE. Rebecca died 1873 in Brown County, Ohio.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Samuel HEATON, was born on this date in 1711 in Wrentham, Massachusetts. Samuel was the son of Samuel and Susan (HAWES) HEATON, and the older brother of my John HEATON. Samuel was married twice, his first wife's name is unknown, the second was Abby TUTTLE. Samuel died on September 26, 1777 in Cumberland County, New Jersey.

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