Sunday, December 06, 2009

Family Milestones: December 6th

My maternal 2nd-great granduncle, Charles Riggs WRIGHT, married on this date in 1890 in Innisdale, Madison County, Indiana to Bertha Cordelia LEONARD.  Charles was the son of Joseph W. and Rebecca Ann (HEATON) WRIGHT, and the younger brother of my John William WRIGHT.  Bertha was the daughter of Stephen Sylvester and Susan (TODD) LEONARD.  Charles was born November 11, 1870 in Madison CountyBertha was born March 6, 1873 in Madison County, Indiana.  They raised 4 children in Monroe Township where Charles was a farmer and salesman.  Bertha died February 26, 1950 and Charles remarried to Nellie FETZ.  Charles died November 23, 1967 and is buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Maud LAMBERTSON, married on this date in 1896 in Hamilton County, Indiana to Francis F. FISHER.  Maud was the daughter of Carey W. and Clara E. (COOK) LAMBERTSON, and the younger sister of my Charles Wilson LAMBERTSON.  Maud was born June 19, 1878 in Darke County, Ohio.  Francis was born December 7, 1871 in Indiana, the son of Uriah and Elizabeth (HOOVER) FISHER.  After their marriage, they lived in Hamilton County, Indiana and Jefferson County, Illinois.  Francis died between 1920 and 1930, and Maud remarried to Will HAYSE.  Maud died April 9, 1952 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois and is buried in the Old Shiloh Church Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

My paternal 5th-great grandparents, Deacon John PHILBRICK and Sally JEWETT, were married on this date in 1770 in Hollis, New Hampshire.  John was born February 23, 1748 in Hampton, Province of New Hampshire, the son of John and Judith (SANBORN) PHILBRICK.  Sally was born March 7, 1749 in Hollis, Province of New Hampshire, the daughter of Samuel and Sally (________) JEWETT.  After their marriage they raised a family of 8 children in Hollis and Weare, New Hampshire.  John died July 31, 1780 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.  I do not have Sally's death date.


My maternal 4th-great granduncle, Seth W. BEALS, married on this date in 1863 to Sarah E. ADAMSON.  Seth was the son of Nathan C. and Elizabeth (CHEW) BEALS, and the younger brother of my John T. BEALS.  After their marriage they resided in Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas where they had at least 3 children.  Seth died August 3, 1909.  Nothing further known at this time.



My maternal 5th-great granduncle, John KIMMER, was born on this date in 1795.  John was the son of Nicholas and Sarah (FAYLER) KIMMER, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth KIMMER.  Nothing further known at this time.


My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Minerva PIERCE, was born on this date in 1846.  Minerva was the daughter of Francis S. and Rebecca (PAGE) PIERCE, and the younger sister of my Edmund G. PIERCE.  Minerva married December 31, 1868 in Madison County, Indiana to Daniel SIGLER, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHANK) SIGLER.  Daniel was born May 1844 in Indiana.  They raised a family in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana where Daniel was a physician.  Minerva died August 31, 1902 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana and was buried in the Elwood City Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.


 
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