Saturday, December 05, 2009

Family Milestones: December 5th

My maternal 3rd-great grandparents, Daniel KING and Elizabeth SHAW, were married on this date in 1847 in Madison County, Indiana.  Daniel was born September 3, 1820 in Ohio, the son of William and Sarah (SULLIVAN) KING.  Elizabeth was born October 1827 in Ohio, the daughter of William and Mary (HECK) SHAW.  After their marriage they lived in Jackson and Monroe Townships, Madison County, Indiana, where Daniel was a farmer. They raised a family of 10 children.  Daniel died February 24, 1876 in Madison County, Indiana.  Elizabeth remarried to William H. COCHRAN.  Elizabeth died October 10, 1900 in Frankton, Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Howard Cemetery, Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Jane MAXSON, married on this date in 1836 in Clark County, Ohio to Peter SMITH.  Jane was the daughter of Jesse and Sarah (SUTTON) MAXSON, and the older sister of my Prudence MAXSON.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 6th-great grandaunt, Mary DAVIS, was born on this date in 1737.  Mary was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (MAXSON) DAVIS, and the younger sister of my Thomas William DAVIS.  Mary married on January 3, 1759 to Elisha STILLMAN, son of George and Deborah (CRANDALL) STILLMAN.  They raised a family of 11 children.  Elisha was born April 25, 1722 and died July 26, 1796.  Mary died June 16, 1785.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Origin M. POE, was born on this date in 1862 in Morgan County, Indiana.  Origin was the son of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth Caroline POE.  Origin was living in Beaver City, Furnas County, Nebraska in the 1910 census, the last record I have for him.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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