Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Family Milestones: December 30th

My paternal great-grandaunt, Ida Laura WEHRLY, was married on this date in 1903 to Edward SCHOLER.  Ida was the daughter of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY, and the younger sister of my Barbara Isabel WEHRLY.  Ida was born February 13, 1883 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  I do not have the dates of birth or parentage of Edward.  They had one child who was stillborn.  Ida died December 15, 1963. 

My paternal 6th-great grandfather, Samuel JEWETT, was born on this date in 1725 in Bradford, Massachusetts.  Samuel was the son of Samuel and Ruth (HARDY) JEWETT.  Samuel married Ruth (________) before 1749.  They lived in Hollis, New Hampshire.  I do not have the dates of birth or parentage of Ruth.  Samuel died December 20, 1791 in Hollis, New Hampshire.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Hey, we're related!
Have you seen the picture of the Jewett farm?

We have a fair amount of Jewett history, including a book from the Civil War and the lawsuit for the replacement of a lost bag at the Beacon Hill battle. You can find quit a bit in the DAR site.