Friday, March 12, 2010

Family Milestones: March 12th

My maternal 4th-great grandfather, William KING, married on this date in 1834 in Wayne County, Indiana to Nancy Ann OWENS/OWINGS.  William was born circa 1790 in North Carolina.  Nancy was his second wife.  Nancy was born November 17, 1817 in North Carolina, the daughter of James OWENS.  They raised 8 children in Madison and Wabash Counties, Indiana.  William died May 7, 1869 in Wabash County, Indiana.  Nancy died July 13, 1887 in Wabash County, Indiana.  Both are buried at the Dora Cemetery, Wabash County, Indiana.

My paternal 5th-great granduncle, William DAVIS, was born on this date in 1758.  William was the son of Thomas William and Tacy (CRANDALL) DAVIS, and the younger brother of my Elisabeth DAVIS.  William married Elizabeth JOHNSON.  Elizabeth was born July 11, 1762.  Elizabeth died January 6, 1845 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  William died January 6, 1845 in Shrewsubry, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 3rd-great granduncle, William METZNER, was born on this date in 1807 in Saxony. William was the son of Jasper and Hannah (REISENBURG) METZNER, and the younger brother of my John METZNER.  William married circa 1848 in Ohio to Barbara POWELL.  Barbara was born July 10, 1828 in Baden.  They had 11 children.  William was a farmer and harness maker.  Barbara died January 27, 1908 in Newark, Licking County, Ohio.  William died June 8, 1882 in St. Louisville, Licking County, Ohio.


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