Sunday, December 13, 2009

Family Milestones: December 13th

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Isaac MENDENHALL, married on this date in 1826 in Guilford County, North Carolina to Elizabeth GRIFFITH.  Isaac was the son of Mordecai and Charity (BEESON) MENDENHALL, and the younger brother of my Charity MENDENHALL.  Elizabeth was the daughter of James and Hannah (KENYON) GRIFFITH.  I do not have her birth and death dates.  Isaac was born 1756-8mo-10d in New Garden MM, Guilford County, North Carolina.  Issac died 1833-8mo-1d in Springfield MM, Guilford County, North Carolina.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Catherine WEHRLY, married on this date in 1857 to John B. BUCHER.  Catherine was the daughter of Johannes and Barbara (PETRY) WEHRLY, and the older sister of my William P. WEHRLY. John was the son of Nicholas and Catherine (PETRY) BUCHER.  John was born May 28, 1836 in Maryland.  Catherine was born October 6, 1836 in Preble County, Ohio.  They lived in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Catherine died June 21, 1881.

My matneral 4th-great granduncle, John GROENENDYKE, married on this date in 1826 in Fayette County, Indiana to Elizabeth SMELSER.   John was the son of James and Joannah (ANTONIDES) GROENENDYKE, and the older brother of my Elias GROENENDYKE.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Adam and Elizabeth (SMELSER) SMELSER.  John was born October 18, 1802 in New Jersey.  Elizabeth was born November 30, 1807 in Kentucky.  They raised 6 children in Fayette County, Indiana.  Elizabeth died December 15, 1888.  John died January 19, 1886.

My maternal 7th-great grandfather, Bennett FIELD, was born on this date in 1709 in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Bennett was the son of John and Mary (BENNETT) FIELD.  Bennett married December 18, 1734 in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts to Elizabeth SPOFFORD, daughter of Thomas and Bethiah (HAZELTINE) SPOFFORD.  Elizabeth was born April 19, 1775 in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts.  They had at least 2 children.  Elizabeth died November 20, 1772 in Mansfield, Windham County, Connecticut.  Bennett died April 6, 1770 in Mansfield, Windham County, Connecticut.

My paternal 6th-great grandmother, Cyllania WOOLSTON, was born on this date in 1728.  Cyllania was the daughter of John and Sarah (POWELL) WOOLSTON.  Cyllania married December 25, 1749 in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey to Samuel WOOLSTON, son of Samuel and Susanna (BUDD) WOOLSTON.  Samuel was born Aprl 18, 1719 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  They had 5 children.  Samuel died August 4, 1773.  Cyllania died December 30, 1772 in Burlington County, New Jersey.

My paternal 3rd-great granduncle, Jacob WEHRLY, was born on this date in 1820 in York County, Pennsylvania.  Jacob was the son of Heinrich and Christina (SAUBEL) WEHRLY, and the younger brother of my Johannes WEHRLY.  Jacob married April 1, 1841 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio to Rebecca HAWK, daughter of John HAWK.  Rebecca was born August 11, 1820 in Carroll County, Ohio.  They had at least 3 children.  Nothing further known at this time.

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