Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Family Milestones: February 17th

My maternal 3rd-great grandfather, Nathan Thomas BEALS, was born on this date in 1856 in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.  Nathan was the son of John T. and Mary (DAVIS) BEALS.  Nathan married September 26, 1876 in Hamilton County, Indiana to Elizabeth Caroline POE.  Elizabeth was born September 26, 1856 in Morgan County, Indiana, the daughter of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE.  Nathan was a hardware dealer and lumber yard superintendent.  They had 3 children.  Nathan died February 16, 1915 in Leola, Grant County, Arkansas.  Elizabeth died September 27, 1935 near Greentown, Howard County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Cicero Cemetery, Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Seth PIERCE, was born on this date in 1784, probably in Worchester, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Seth was the son of Seth and Bethiah (FIELD) PIERCE, and the younger brother of my Gordon PIERCE.  Nothing further is known.
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