Friday, January 01, 2010

Family Milestones: January 1st

My paternal 3rd-great grandparents, George J. HALEY and Rachel H. GARY, were married on this date in 1835 in Hardin County, Ohio.  George J. was born December 14, 1814 in Basel, Switzerland.  Rachel was born March 25, 1816 in Fairfield County, Ohio.  George was a minister of the Evangelical Association and raised his family in Fairfield, Marion, Morrow and Erie Counties, Ohio.  They had 10 children.  George died February 27, 1888 in Huron Township, Erie County, Ohio.  Rachel died November 25, 1897 in Erie County, Ohio.  Both are buried in the Scotts Cemetery, Huron, Erie County, Ohio.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Sarah CHEW, married on this date in 1829 to John C. EASTLACK.  Sarah was the daughter of Rev. Nathaniel and Mary (WEST) CHEW, and the older sister of my Ezekiel Cooper CHEW.  I do not have the birth dates or parentage of John.  Sarah died in 1834.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal great-granduncle, Martin Nimrod WEHRLY, married on this date in 1914 to Cora BURLEY.  Martin was the son of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY, and the younger brother of my Barbara Isabel WEHRLY.  Martin was born April 5, 1888 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Cora was born in 1882.  They lived in New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.  Martin died February 5, 1954 and Cora died in 1972.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Hannah MAXSON, married on this date in 1824 to Samuel LIPPENCOTT.  Hannah was the daughter of Jesse and Sarah (SUTTON) MAXSON, and the older sister of my Prudence MAXSON.  Hannah was born March 24, 1806 in Clark County, Ohio.  Samuel was born April 22, 1803 in Pike Township, Clark County, Ohio, the son of Samuel and Amy (MAXSON) LIPPENCOTT.  They had 10 children.  Samuel died November 16, 1859 in Ohio.  Hannah died in 1892.

My paternal 5th-great granduncle, John DAVIS, was born on this date in 1754.  John was the son of Thomas William and Tacy (CRANDALL) DAVIS, and the younger brother of my Elisabeth DAVIS.  John married circa 1783 in New Jersey to Marvel MAXSON, daughter of Zebulon and Experience (DAVIS) MAXSON.  Marvel was born May 22, 1768 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  They had 7 children.  John died May 22, 1842 in Lewis County, Virginia.  Marvel died 1813 in Mad River Township, Clark County, Ohio.

My paternal great-granduncle, Ord Otterbein LeMASTERS, was born on this date in 1876 in Jay County, Indiana.  Ord was the son of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS, and the younger brother of my Luman Cooper LeMASTERS.  Ord married June 12, 1907 to Emma W.G. GARMHAUSEN, daughter of John and Mary (STRAUSBURGH) GARMHAUSEN.   Emma was born June 15, 1881.  Ord was a doctor in Shelby County, Ohio.  They had 1 child.  Ord died September 15, 1937 in Clinton, Shelby County, Ohio.  Emma died February 10, 1956.  Both are buried in the Graceland Cemetery, Shelby County, Ohio.

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Caroline H. METZNER, was married on this date in 1874 in Jay County, Indiana to James W. HUSTON.  Caroline was the daughter of John and Catherine (YOUNG) METZNER, and the younger sister of my John Adam METZNER.  Caroline was born March 1, 1852 in Jay County, Indiana.  James was born circa 1854 in Ohio.  They had 1 child.  Nothing further known at this time.

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