Sunday, February 28, 2010

Family Milestones: February 28th

My paternal granduncle, Clarence Harrison LeMASTER, was married on this date in 1911 in Jay County, Indiana to Ferry May BICKEL.  Clarence was the son of Luman Cooper and Barabara Isabel (WEHRLY) LeMASTERS, and the older brother of my Ord Wehrly LeMASTER.  Clarence was born June 14, 1888 in Ord, Valley County, Nebraska. Ferry was born August 27, 1891 in Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Simon Francis and Mary E. (GILLETT) BICKEL.  They had 5 children.  Ferry died July 20, 1978 in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.  Clarence died November 28, 1963 in Union City, Randolph County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My paternal 6th-great grandaunt, Anna PHILBRICK, was born on this date in 1720 in Hampton, Province of New Hampshire.  Anna was the daughter of Thomas and Abigail (________) PHILBRICK, and the younger sister of John PHILBRICK.  Anna married Ebenezer SHAW on November 19, 1738.  I do not have dates of birth and death for Ebenezer.  They had 3 children.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 4th-great granduncle, Charles YOUNG, was born on this date in 1789 in Berkeley County, Virginia.  Charles was the son of Charles and Catherine Elizabeth (KINT) YOUNG, and younger brother of my Phillip YOUNG.  Charles married March 1818 to Nancy SCOTHORN.  Nancy was born August 1, 1798 in Rockingham County, Virginia, the daughter of Lewis SCOTHORN.  They had 9 children in Sandusky County, Ohio.  Nancy died March 28, 1862 in Clear Lake, Steuben County, Indiana.  Charles died December 10, 1841 in Sandusky County, Ohio.

My paternal 4th-great granduncle, John MOULTON, was born on this date in 1789.  John was the son of John and Avis (HURLBUT) MOULTON, and the older brother of my Selah MOULTON.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Nicholas H. SHAW, was born on this date in 1832 in Clarkshill, Fayette County, Indiana.  Nicholas was the son of William and Mary (HECK) SHAW, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth SHAW.  Nicholas married on August 10, 1862 in Iowa to Elizabeth YEAMON.  They had at least 1 child.  Nicholas died January 3, 1917 in Denver, Colorado.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Peter J. SWAFFORD, was born on this date in 1805 in South Carolina.  Peter was the son of Jacob and Sarah (LARKIN) SWAFFORD, and the younger brother of my Larkin SWAFFORD.  Peter married Rebecca IGUO; married secondly to Tennessee Annie CORBET.  Peter died February 18, 1886 near Pikeville, Tennessee.

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