Monday, November 23, 2009

Family Milestones: November 23rd

My paternal 7th-great grandparents, Jacob STICKEL and Maria SCHWARTZ, were married on this date in 1734 in Egenhausen Wuerttemberg. Jacob was baptised August 9, 1708 in Egenhausen, the son of Christoph and Anna (BRAUN) STICKEL. Maria was born November 23, 1713 in Egenhausen, the illegitimate daughter of Martin ________ and Magdalena SCHWARTZ. They emigrated to York County, Pennsylvania where they lived in Warrington Township. Further research needs to be completed to obtain their dates of death and burial information.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Johannis ANTONIDES, married on this date in 1761 to Sarah VAN DORN. Johannis was baptised June 24, 1733, the son of Johannis and Johanna (KOUWENHOVEN) ANTONIDES. Sarah's parentage is unknown. They had a family of at least 5 children. Johannis died in 1797. Nothing further is known.

My paternal 4th-great granduncle, John SUTTON, married on this date in 1807 in Harrison County, Virginia to Rachel DAVIS. John was born October 20, 1785 in New Jersey, the son of Cornelius and Elizabeth (APPLEGATE) SUTTON. Rachel's parentage is unknown. They had at least one son. John died March 3, 1869 near Quincy, Logan County, Ohio. Nothing further is known.

My maternal 5th-great grandfather, Samuel WARDLAW, was born on this date in 1773 in Augusta County, Virginia. Samuel was the son of Robert and Janet (DOWNEY) WARDLAW. Samuel married before 1800 in Rockbridge County, Virginia to Elizabeth NESBIT. Elizabeth was born circa 1776 in Virginia, the daughter of Samuel and Mary (BERRY) NESBIT. They moved thier family into the Northwest Territory, settling in what was Clermont County, Ohio and later became Brown County, Ohio. Samuel died May 6, 1848 in Brown County, Ohio, and Elizabeth died after the 1850 census.

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