Monday, January 25, 2010

Family Milestones: January 25th

My paternal 6th great grandparents, Abel BRIGGS and Lettice WOOLSTON, were married on this date in 1773 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Abel was born circa 1740 in New Jersey, the son of Francis and Rachel (STOCKTON) BRIGGS.  Lettice was born October 15, 1752 in Burlington County, New Jersey, the daughter of Samuel and Cyllania (WOOLSTON) WOOLSTON.  They had at least 1 child.  Abel died before 1839 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Lettice died December 11, 1787 in Burlington County, New Jersey.

My maternal 2nd-great grandfather, Charles Wilson LAMBERTSON, was born on this date in 1872 in Preble County, Ohio.  Charles was the son of Carey W. and Clara E. (COOK) LAMBERTSON.  Charles married April 18, 1897 in Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana to Pearl May BEALS.  Pearl was born May 11, 1878 in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana, the daughter of Nathan Thomas and Caroline Elizabeth (POE) BEALS.  Pearl died August 3, 1970 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.  Charles died May 24, 1958 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Minerva P. PIERCE, was born on this date in 1803.  Minerva was the daughter of Gordon and Thirsa (SMALLEY) PIERCE, and the older sister of my Edmund PIERCE.  Minerva married February 10, 1829 to Jethro HATCH.  Jethro was born circa 1791 in New York.  They had 5 children and lived in Kane County, Illinois.  Jethro died February 7, 1875. Minerva died sometime after the 1880 census.

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