Monday, February 08, 2010

Family Milestones: February 8th

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Elijah PIERCE, married on this date in 1801 to Patty MOULTON.  Elijah was the son of Seth and Bethiah (FIELD) PIERCE, and the younger brother of my Gordon PIERCE.  Elijah was born April 27, 1781.  Patty was born February 5, 1782.  They had at least 5 children.  Patty died April 17, 1838.  Elijah died April 7, 1832.  

My paternal grandaunt, Dorothy Dot LeMASTER, married on this date in 1962 to Glen LOCK.  Dorothy's first husband, Charles Glendon HUNT, had died February 11, 1956 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.  I do not have dates of birth or death for Glen.  Dorothy was born March 19, 1900 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of Luman Cooper and Barbara Isabel (WEHRLY) LeMASTERS.  Dorothy died October 1984 in Centerville, Wayne County, Indiana.

My maternal 5th-great grandmother, Mary Ann NOSLER, married on this date in 1855 in Owen County, Indiana to John LAYMAN.  Mary Ann's first husband, David CROCKETT, had died August 1854 in Owen County, Indiana.  I do not have dates of birth or death for John.  Mary Ann was born March 26, 1803 in Virginia, the daughter of Conrad and Sarah (PAINS) NOSLER. Mary Ann died August 7, 1872 in Owen County, Indiana.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Mary Jane KING, married on this date in 1871 in Madison County, Indiana to Leroy YOUNG.  Mary Jane was born December 8, 1849 in Orestes, Madison County, Indiana, the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHAW) KING, and the older sister of my Ellen KING.  Leroy was born November 14, 1843 in Indiana, the son of William and Jane (________) YOUNG.  They raised at least 3 children in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana.  Leroy died March 26, 1893 in Orestes, Madison County, Indiana.  Mary Jane died April 4, 1935 in Orestes, Madison County, Indiana.

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Catherine B. SHERRICK, was born on this date in 1847 in Ashland County, Ohio.  Catherine was the daughter of David and Susan (JACOBS) SHERRICK, and the younger sister of my Mary Jane SHERRICK.  Catherine married Eli L. OVERS.  I do not have dates of birth or death for Eli.  Catherine died August 30, 1928 in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio.

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