Monday, February 15, 2010

Family Milestones: February 15th

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Mary C. JACOBS, married on this date in 1849 in Ohio to Benjamin Franklin MARKLEY.  Mary was the daughter of James Thomas and Isabella (FEILY) JACOBS, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth JACOBS.  Mary was born October 28, 1831 in Brown County, Ohio.  I do not have birth and death dates for Benjamin.  Mary died March 15, 1898 in Brown County, Ohio.

My maternal 7th-great grandparents, Deacon John WRIGHT and Hannah FESSENDEN, were married on this date in 1753 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  John was born February 10, 1727 in Freuchie, Falkland Parish, Fife, Scotland, the son of Robert and Elizabeth (HENDERSON) WRIGHT.  Hannah was born August 15, 1732 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the daughter of William and Martha (BROWN) FESSENDEN.  They had 5 children.  John died June 1772 off the coast of Anamaboo, New Guinea.  Hannah died December 9, 1800 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, Joseph HEATON, married on this date in 1821 to Mary Ann EVANS.  Joseph was the son of Thomas and Susan (TAYLOR) HEATON, and the older brother of my James R. HEATON.  Mary was the daughter of Abraham and Mary (________) EVANS.  Joseph was born January 11, 1795 in Loudon County, Virginia.  Mary was born August 22, 1800 in Viriginia.  They had 10 children.  Joseph died in 1865/66 in Brown County, Ohio.  Mary died September 28, 1870.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Peter ANTONIDES, was born on this date in 1765.  Peter was the son of Pieter and Catherine (VANDERVEER), and the older brother of my Johannah ANTONIDES.  Nothing further is known.
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