Monday, March 01, 2010

Family Milestones: March 1st

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Caroline H. METZNER, was born on this date in 1852 in Jay County, Indiana.  Caroline was the daughter of John and Catherine (YOUNG) METZNER, and the younger sister of my John Adam METZNER.  Caroline married January 1, 1874 in Jay County, Indiana to James W. HUSTON.  James was born circa 1854 in Ohio.  They had at least one child.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Louisa HEATON, was born on this date in 1839 in Brown County, Ohio.  Louisa was the daughter of James R. and Elizabeth (JACOBS) HEATON, and the older sister of my Rebecca Ann HEATON.  Louisa married May 28, 1852 in Brown County, Ohio to Samuel WARDLOW.  Samuel was born November 6, 1831.  They moved to Schuyler County, Missouri.  Samuel died March 17, 1911.  Louisa died October 29, 1920 in Schuyler County, Missouri.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Samuel NESBIT, was born on this date in 1781 in Virginia.  Samuel was the son of Samuel and Mary (BERRY) NESBIT, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth NESBIT.  Samuel married June 1, 1813 in Harrison County, Kentucky to Nancy THOMAS.  I do not have dates of birth or death for Nancy.  Samuel died September 1, 1866 in Stoutsville, Missouri.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Margaret PIERCE, was married on this date in 1903 in Madison County, Indiana to John W. JONES.  Margaret was born April 1873 in Madison County, Indiana, the daughter of Edmund G. and Catherine (GROENENDYKE) PIERCE.  John was born circa 1868 in Indiana.  They had 3 children and lived in Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana, where John was a farmer.  Margaret died June 11, 1923 in Madison County, Indiana and is buried in the Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.

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