Friday, December 18, 2009

Family Milestones: December 18th

My maternal 7th-great grandparents, Bennett FIELD and Elizabeth SPOFFORD, were married on this date in 1734 in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Bennett was the son of John and Mary (BENNETT) FIELD.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas and Bethiah (HAZELTINE) SPOFFORD.  Bennett was born December 13, 1709 in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  Elizabeth was born April 19, 1715 in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts.  They had at least 2 children.  Bennett died April 6, 1770 in Mansfield, Windham County, Connecticut.  Elizabeth died November 20, 1772 in Mansfield, Windham County, Connecticut.

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, William C. MILLS, married on this date in 1839 to Rebecca HADLEY.  William was the son of Henry and Hannah (WOODWARD) MILLS, and the older brother of my Hannah MILLS.  William was born 1816-5mo-8d and died July 21, 1899.  Nothing further is known at this date.

My paternal great-granduncle, Alva Monroe WEHRLY, was born on this date in 1878 in Jay County, Indiana.  Alva was the son of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY, and the younger brother of my Barbara Isabel WEHRLY.  Alva married October 1, 1901 to Emma C. YAEGER.  Emma was born April 1, 1882 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  They had 4 children.  Emma died December 8, 1964 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  Alva died March 8, 1952 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.

My paternal 3rd-great granduncle, Isaac LEMASTERS, was born on this date in 1795 in Virginia.  Isaac was the son of Jacob and Hannah (________) LEMASTERS, and the older brother of my Luman Walker LEMASTERS.  Isaac married on November 21, 1821 in Shelby County, Ohio to Hannah Elizabeth COLEMAN.  Hannah was the daughter of Phillip and Ann (KELLY) COLEMAN.  Hannah was born April 17, 1807 in Warren County, Ohio.  Isaac died about January 11, 1841 in Allen County, Ohio.  Hannah died May 7, 1892 in Auglaize County, Ohio.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Mary JACOBS, was born on this date in 1819 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  Mary was the daughter of David and Barbara (BYERS) JACOBS, and the older sister of my Susan JACOBS.  Mary died August 27, 1820 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.

My paternal 6th-great grandmother, Mary RICHARDS, was born on this date in 1738 in New Jersey.  Mary was the daughter of John and Mary (________) RICHARDS.  Mary married October 21, 1760 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Jesse CHEW, son of Jeffrey and Amy (DRIVER) CHEW.  Jesse was born November 25, 1738 in Gloucester County, New Jersey.  They had 7 children.  Jesse died January 31, 1812.  Mary died May 7, 1816 in New Jersey.
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