Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Family Milestones: January 27th

My maternal 5th-great grandparents, George WRIGHT and Elizabeth ROBINS, were married on this date in 1812 in Adams County, Ohio.  George was born July 31, 1780 in Pennsylvania, the son of John and Sarah (FLEMING) WRIGHT.  Elizabeth was born June 16, 1781 in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Obadiah and Susannah (HODGKINS) ROBINS.  They raised 6 children in Adams and Brown Cos., Ohio.  Elizabeth died November 22, 1857 in Brown County, Ohio.  George died August 5, 1853 in Brown County, Ohio.

My maternal 6th-great grandaunt, Ruth MILLS, married on this date in 1780 to James JOHNSON.  Ruth was the daughter of Henry and Hannah (THORNBURG) MILLS, and the younger sister of my Aaron MILLS.  James was born in 1763, the son of Charles and Sarah (CREW) JOHNSON.  They lived in Guilford County, North Carolina and raised 9 children.  Ruth's death was recorded 6th month 25th day of 1801 at Deep River Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Sarah CHEW, was born on this date in 1810.  Sarah was the daughter of Andrew and Anna Marie (BARTHUS) CHEW, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth CHEW.  Sarah married September 2, 1830 to Nathan BAILY.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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