Thursday, February 25, 2010

Family Milestones: February 25th

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Curtis W. POE, was married on this date in 1894 in Norton, Norton County, Kansas to Lillian S. PHEBUS.  Curtis was born May 23, 1874 in Hamilton County, Indiana, the son of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE.  Lillian was born August 1874 in Iowa.  They had 3 children.  Curtis was a harness maker in Norton County, Kansas and Boulder County, Colorado.  Lillian died July 10, 1959 in Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.  Curtis died February 14, 1952 in Boulder, Boulder County Colorado.  Both are buried in the Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado.

My paternal grandaunt, Mary Olive LeMASTER, was married on this date in 1935 to Virgil Thornton TAYLOR.  Mary was born October 13, 1909 in Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Luman Cooper and Barbara Isabel (WEHRLY) LeMASTERS, and the younger sister of my Ord Wehrly LeMASTER.  Virgil was born August 13, 1898 in Montgomery, Alabama, the son of Finis and Helen (HARRELL) TAYLOR.  They had at least 1 child.  Mary died July 20, 2002.

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, William Perry ALDERMAN, was married on this date in 1849 in Greenville, Bond County, Illinois to Elizabeth Ann LEE.  William was born circa 1815 in Illinois, the son of James and Martha (CANTELL) ALDERMAN, and the younger brother of my Richard ALDERMAN.  Elizabeth was born in 1834 in Jasper County, Illinois.  They had 6 children.  Elizabeth died March 4, 1879 in Greenville, Bond County, Illinois.  William died January 31, 1901 in Greenville, Bond County, Illinois.

 
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