Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Family Milestones: December 22nd

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Martha WARDLAW, married on this date in 1797 in Harrison County, Kentucky to Henry ZUMWALT.  Martha was the daughter of Robert and Janet (DOWNEY) WARDLAW, and the younger sister of my Samuel WARDLAW.  Henry was born in 1771.  Henry was a Colonel of the militia in Ohio and served during the War of 1812.  Henry died March 24, 1814.  Martha remarried to Benjamin KIMBALL on March 5, 1816.  Martha died February 3, 1855 in Brown County, Ohio.

My paternal great grandaunt, Una Maude LEMASTERS, married on this date in 1907 in Jay County, Indiana to Senator Winfield PHILLIPS, son of Winfield S. and Mary Jane (BATES) PHILLIPS.  Una Maude was the daughter of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS, and the younger sister of my Luman Cooper LEMASTERS.  S.W. PHILLIPS was a veterinarian in David City, Nebraska.  S.W. died December 1977 in David City, Nebraska.  Una died September 13, 1968 in David City, Nebraska.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Samuel GROENENDYKE, was born on this date in 1745 in Kingston, Middlesex County, New Jersey.  Samuel was the son of Johannes and Sarah Ann (LAKE) GROENENDYKE, and the older brother of my Nicholas GROENENDYKE.  Samuel died in 1802.  Nothing further known at this time. 

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