Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Family Milestones: Februarty 16th

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Joseph CROCKETT, was born on this date in 1816.  Joseph was the son of Alexander and Elizabeth (WATKINS) CROCKETT, and the younger brother of my David CROCKETT.  Joseph married Elizabeth JAMES.  Elizabeth was born February 27, 1820.  They had 8 children.  Elizabeth died May 3, 1914.  Joseph died June 27, 1863.

My paternal 6th-great grandmother, Maria Catherine CHERDRON, was baptized on this date in 1730 in Otterberg, Bayern.  Maria was the daughter of Hans Heinrich and Anna Maria (HERBACH) CHERDRON.  Maria married July 18, 1771 in Dover Township, York County, Pennsylvania to Johan Michael JACOBS.  Johan was born circa 1742 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  They had 3 children.  Johan died before 1790 in Dover Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Maria died after 1790 in Dover Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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