Monday, February 22, 2010

Family Milestones: February 22nd

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, Alexander S. HEATON, married on this date in 1827 in Brown County, Ohio to Jemima SHAW.  Alexander was the son of Thomas and Susan (TAYLOR) HEATON, and the older brother of my James R. HEATON.  Alexander was born September 18, 1803 in Bracken County, Kentucky.  Jemima was born in 1810 in New York, the daughter of Anthony and Sarah (NILES) SHAW.  They had 12 children.  Alexander died in 1892 in Pratt, Kansas.

My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Sarah Wilson LAMBERTSON, married on this date in 1855 in Butler County, Ohio to John LYST.  Sarah was the daughter of John and Sarah A. (WILLSON) LAMBERTSON, and the older sister of my Carey LAMBERTSON.  Sarah was born December 1, 1835 in Warren County, New Jersey.  John was born February 14, 1831 in Fayette County, Ohio, the son of John W. and Nancy Agnes (________) LYST.  They had 10 children and resided in Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.  John died after the 1880 census.  Sarah died 1881 in Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Elwood City Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.


My paternal 6th-great grandparents, Noah WORCESTER and Lydia TAYLOR, were married on this date in 1757.  Noah was born October 4, 1735 in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, the son of Francis and Abigail (CARLTON) WORCESTER.  Lydia was born October 11, 1733, the daughter of Abraham TAYLOR.  They had at least 1 child.  Noah died in Hollis, New Hampshire.  Lydia died July 6, 1772.

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, William R. POE, was married on this date in 1838 in Morgan County, Indiana to Susannah BRAY.  William was the son of John W. and Elizabeth (RAINS) POE.  I do not have dates of birth or death for Susannah.  Nothing further is known at this time.


My maternal 5th-great granduncle, James WARDLAW, was born on this date in 1788 in Virginia.  James was the son of Robert and Janet (DOWNEY) WARDLAW, and the younger brother of my Samuel WARDLAW.   James married February 24, 1814 in Clermont County, Ohio to Eleanor IRWIN.  They had 5 children.  James died September 5, 1858.

My paternal 4th-great grandaunt, Margaretta WOOLSTON, was born on this date in 1809 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Margaretta was the daughter of Samuel and Hannah (HAINES) WOOLSTON, and the younger sister of my Rachel WOOLSTON.  Margaretta married Charles HAINES.  Nothing further is known at this time.


My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Mary WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1785.  Mary was the daughter of John and Sarah (FLEMING) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my George WRIGHT.  Nothing further is known at this time.
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