Friday, December 11, 2009

Family Milestones: December 11th

My paternal 6th-great grandaunt, Martha DAVIS, married on this date in 1740 to Nathan ROGERS.  Martha was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (MAXSON) DAVIS, and the younger sister of my Thomas William DAVIS.  Nathan was the son of Jonathan ROGERS.  Martha was born August 14, 1761.  Nathan was born May 6, 1718.  They had a family of 7 children.  Nathan died June 30, 1806.  Martha died April 1, 1756.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal great-grandaunt, Pansy GILLILAND, married on this date in 1912 in Monroe County, Indiana to Peter W. DECKER.  Pansy was the daughter of Ida DAVIS, and the older sister to my June GILLILAND.  Peter was the son of William Roscoe and Amanda (ROLLINS) DECKER.  Pansy was born December 11, 1894 in Ellettsville, Monroe County, Indiana.  Peter was born March 13, 1890 in Indiana.  They lived in Monroe and Montgomery Counties, Indiana and had 5 children.   Peter died in 1947.  Pansy remarried to Raymond TIMM.  Pansy died January 26, 1968 in Monticello, White County, Indiana.

My maternal 7th-great grandfather, Samuel MILLIKAN, was born on this date in 1742 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  This date may not have been correctly entered from the Quaker style.  Samuel was the son of William and Jane (WHITE) MILLIKAN.  Samuel married 6mo-10dy-1767 in New Garden MM, Guilford County, North Carolina to Ann BALDWIN, daughter of William and Elizabeth (SMITH) BALDWIN.  Ann was born May 18, 1750.  They had 10 children.  Samuel died November 3, 1817 in Randolph County, North Carolina.

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