Saturday, February 06, 2010

Family Milestones: February 6th

My paternal 3rd-great grandmother, Caroline Bishop WOOLSTON, was born on this date in 1826 in Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Caroline was the daughter of Abel B. and Rachel (WOOLSTON) WOOLSTON.  Caroline married December 29, 1842 in New Jersey to Dr. Ezekiel Cooper CHEW, son of Rev. Nathaniel and Mary (WEST) CHEW.  Ezekiel was born January 17, 1822 in Gloucester County, New Jersey.  They moved to Darke County, Ohio.  Caroline died February 27, 1879 in Rossburg, Darke County, Ohio and is buried in the Webster Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, George Washington KING, was born on this date in 1823 in Hamilton County, Ohio.  George was the son of William and Sarah (SULLIVAN) KING.  George married March 2, 1845 in Madison County, Indiana to Elizabeth HOWARD.  Elizabeth was born July 18, 1825 in North Carolina.  They raised 13 children in Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.  Elizabeth died November 15, 1902.  George died August 10, 1892.  Both are buried in the Sigler Cemetery, Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.

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