Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: John W. & Esther L. (White) Wehrly

My paternal great-granduncle and aunt, John William & Esther L. (WHITE) WEHRLY, are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

John William was born May 17, 1870 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana, the son of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY.

Esther was born May 6, 1869 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Thomas and Barbara (HUTCHENS) WHITE.

John and Esther were married on August 15, 1891 in Jay County, Indiana.  John was a jeweler, and they lived in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.

John died January 24, 1954 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Esther died July 19, 1958 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.

Children of John William and Esther L. (WHITE) WEHRLY were:
  • Ruth Eleanor WEHRLY (1893-1894)
  • Robert C. WEHRLY (1908-      ); married Twyla WELLER. 

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