Thursday, January 28, 2010

Family Milestones: January 28th

My maternal 6th-great grandaunt, Mary HODGKINS, married on this date in 1783 in Baltimore County, Maryland to Ezekiel SLADE.  Mary was the daughter of James and Elizabeth (EVANS) HODGKINS, and the older sister of my Susannah HODGKINS.  Mary was born circa 1754 in Pennsylvania.  Ezekiel was the son of Ezekiel and Ann (WHITAKER) SLADE.  They had 5 children.  Mary died after 1796 in Kentucky.

My maternal great-granduncle, Phillip D. LEMASTERS, was born on this date in 1869 in Darke County, Ohio.  Phillip was the son of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS, and the younger brother of my Luman Cooper LeMASTERS.  Phillip died May 1, 1869 in Darke County, Ohio.

My maternal 4th-great grandfather, William SHAW, was born on this date in 1800 in Pennsylvania.  William married August 29, 1822 in Brown County, Ohio to Mary HECK.  Mary was born circa 1803 in Kentucky, the daughter of Godfrey and Elizabeth (KIMMER) HECK.  They had 9 children.  Mary died August 12, 1890 in Madison County, Indiana.  William died September 25, 1849 in Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Prewitt Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.

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