Saturday, December 12, 2009

Family Milestones: December 12th

My paternal 7th-great grandmother, Rebecca WARNER, was born on this date in 1715.  Rebecca was the daughter of Ebenezer and Martha (GILPIN) WARNER.  Rebecca married December 23, 1735 to Moses HURLBUT, the son of Joseph and Mary (CASTLE) HURLBUT.  Moses was born August 26, 1714 in Woodbury, Connecticut.  They had at least 5 children.  Moses died August 3, 1763 in Roxbury, Connecticut.  Rebecca died June 5, 1797.

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Susannah WEHRLY, was born on this date in 1824 in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio.  Susannah was the daughter of Johannes and Barbara (PETRY) WEHRLY, and the older sister of my William P. WEHRLY.  Susannah married February 12, 1844 to Charles PETRY, son of Jacob and Magdalena (MILLER) PETRY.  Charles was born January 27, 1822 in York County, Pennsylvania.  They raised a family of 8 children in Jay County, Indiana.  Charles died March 28, 1893 in Jay County, Indiana.  Susannah died June 23, 1910 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.

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