Saturday, February 13, 2010

Family Milestones: February 13th

My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Charlotte HAINES, married on this date in Burlington County, New Jersey to Michael WOOLSTON.  Charlotte was the daughter of Robert and Rachel (VENICOMB) HAINES, and the older sister of my Hannah HAINES.  Charlotte was born January 21, 1768 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Michael was the son of Jacob and Sarah (GOSLING) WOOLSTON.  They had 4 children.  Michael died in 1817.  Charlotte died August 24, 1821 in Burlington County, New Jersey.

My paternal 4th-great grandaunt, Sarah SHERRICK, married on this date in 1816 to Samuel SAILOR.  Sarah was the daughter of David and Barbara (ERB) SHIRK, and the sister of my David SHERRICK.    Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal great grandaunt, Ida Laura WEHRLY, was born on this date in 1883 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Ida was the daughter of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY, and the younger sister of my Barbara Isabel WEHRLY.  Ida married December 30, 1903 to Edward SCHOLER.  Ida died December 15, 1963.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 2nd-great grandmother, Mary Keziah CHEW, was born on this date in 1847 in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Mary was the daughter of Dr. Ezekiel Cooper and Caroline Bishop (WOOLSTON) CHEW.  Mary married October 2, 1864 at Versailles, Darke County, Ohio to Luman Walker LeMASTERS.  Luman was born October 19, 1842 in Shelby County, Ohio, the son of Luman Walker and Nancy (YOUNG) LEMASTERS.  They lived in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana and raised 11 children.  Luman died November 18, 1931 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Mary died February 22, 1927 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

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