Sunday, February 21, 2010

Family Milestones: February 21st

My maternal 6th-great grandaunt, Rachel BEALS, was married on this date in 1789 to William THORNBURGH.  Rachel was the daughter of Thomas and Sarah (ANTRIM) BEALS, and the younger sister of my John BEALS.  Rachel's birth was recorded in 1763, 3rd month, 9th day at New Garden MM, Guilford County, North Carolina.  I do not have dates of birth or death for William.  Rachel died circa 1798.  Nothing further is known.

My paternal 5th-great grandfather, John Peter SAUBEL, was born on this date in 1758 in the Saar Basin, Germany.  John was the son of Leonard SAUBEL.  John married before 1775 to Barbara ________.  Barbara was born circa 1758.  They had 8 children.  John died August 15, 1831 in York County, Pennsylvnia.

My maternal 2nd-great grandfather, John William WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1860 in Brown County, Ohio.  John was the son of Joseph W. and Rebecca Ann (HEATON) WRIGHT.  John married May 13, 1888 in Madison County, Indiana to Ellen KING, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHAW) KING.  Ellen was born August 24, 1868 in Frankton, Madison County, Indiana.  They had 4 children, 2 whom survived.  Ellen died December 24, 1913 in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana.  John died June 5, 1945 in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.

My paternal 4th-great grandmother, Lydia FENNEL, was born on this date in 1796 in Rutland County, Vermont.  Lydia married circa 1815 in Rutland County, Vermont to Selah MOULTON, son of John and Avis (HURLBUT) MOULTON.  Selah was born October 28, 1790 in Rutland County, Vermont.  They had 9 children.  They moved to St. Albans Township, Licking County, Ohio.  Selah died February 1848 in St. Albans Township, Licking County, Ohio.  Lydia died December 1869 in Licking County, Ohio.

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