Monday, March 22, 2010

Family Milestones: March 22nd

My maternal 6th-great grandaunt, Elizabeth WRIGHT, was baptized on this date in 1761 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Deacon John and Hannah (FESSENDEN) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my John WRIGHT.  Elizabeth married a Dr. ________ SHIELD.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 4th-great granduncle, William Haines WOOLSTON, was born on this date in 1802 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  William was the son of Samuel and Hannah (HAINES) WOOLSTON, and the younger brother of my Rachel WOOLSTON.  William married circa 1830 to Mary Boulton DOBBINS, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (SCROGGY) DOBBINS.  Mary was born September 2, 1816.  They had 9 children.  Mary died April 27, 1890 in Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey.  William died September 21, 1891 in Ocean Grove, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

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