Sunday, March 21, 2010

Family Milestones: March 21st

My maternal 6th-great grandparents, Alexander CROCKETT and Elizabeth WATKINS, were married on this date in 1793 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.  Alexander was the son of David and Elizabeth (________) CROCKETT.  Elizabeth was the daughter of David and Hannah (________) WATKINS.  Alexander was born circa 1760, probably in Virginia.  Elizabeth was born 1775 in Pennsylvania.  They had 11 children.  Alexander died September 15, 1816 in Anderson County, Tennessee.  Elizabeth died after 1855, probably in Newton County, Missouri.

My maternal 7th-great grandparents, Mordecai MENDENHALL and Charity BEESON, were married on this date in 1735 at the Leacock Monthly Meeting, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Mordecai was the son of John and Susannah (PIERSON) MENDENHALL.  Charity was the daughter of Richard and Charity (GRUBB) BEESON.  Mordecai was born circa 1713 in Pennsylvania, probably Lancaster County.  Charity was born cira 1715 in Pennsylvania, probably Chester County.  They members of the Society of Friends.  They had 10 children.  Mordecai died 1803, 11th month, 3rd day in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Charity died 1809, 9th month, 20th day in Guilford County, North Carolina.

My paternal 4th-great grandfather, Jacob LEMASTERS, was born on this date in 1770 in Pennsylvania.  Jacob married circa 1794 to Hannah ________.  Hannah was born September 30, 1778 in Pennsylvania or Maryland.  They had 8 children.  Jacob was a farmer in Mason County, Virginia and moved to Champaign County, Ohio after the War of 1812, eventually settling in Shelby County, Ohio.  Hannah died June 16, 1849 in Shelby County, Ohio.  Jacob died September 21, 1852 in Shelby County, Ohio.


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