Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Family Milestones: January 5th

My maternal 6th-great grandaunt, Hannah HEATON, married on this date in 1731 to Beriah WARE.  Hannah was the daughter of Samuel and Susan (HAWES) HEATON, and the younger sister of my John HEATON.  I do not have the parentage of Beriah.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Bethia MAXSON, married on this date in 1737 in Westerly, Rhode Island to Thomas DAVIS.  Bethia was the daughter of Joseph and Bethia (MAXSON) MAXSON, and the older sister of my Ephraim MAXSON.  Bethia was born October 19, 1716 in Westerly, Rhode Island.  Thomas was born circa 1715, the son of William and Elizabeth (PAVIOR) DAVIS.  The had at least 3 children.  Thomas died February 2, 1786.  Bethia died June 18, 1754.

My paternal 4th-great grandmother, Barbara BYERS, was born on this date in 1798 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  Barbara was the daughter of Abraham and Mary (STICKEL) BYERS.  Barbara married circa 1817 in York County, Pennsylvania to David JACOBS, son of Michael and Margaret (________) JACOBS.  David was born October 3, 1796 in York County, Pennsylvania.  They raised a family of 10 children, and moved circa 1835 to Wayne County, Ohio.  David died June 20, 1857 in Wayne County, Ohio.  Barbara died December 4, 1784 in Congress Township, Wayne County, Ohio.

My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Jerusha HURLBUT, was born on this date in 1768 in Woodbury, Connecticut.  Jerusha was the daughter of Israel and Jerusha (________) HURLBUT, and the younger sister of my Avis HURLBUT.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 2nd-great granduncle, Jesse WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1878 in Madison County, Indiana.  Jesse was the son of Joseph W. and Rebecca (HEATON) WRIGHT, and the younger brother of my John William WRIGHT.  Jesse married June 16, 1910 in Madison County, Indiana to Hazel M. O'BRYANT.  Hazel was born circa 1888, the daughter of Bradford O'BRYANT.  Hazel died April 14, 1916 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.  Jesse died March 31, 1919 in Madison County, Indiana.

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