Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Family Milestones: March 24th

My paternal great-grandfather, Eli Weldon HALEY, was born on this date in 1866 in Erie County, Ohio.  Eli was the son of George Washington and Mary Jane (SHERRICK) HALEY.  Eli married July 21, 1888 in Jay County, Indiana to Cora Belle METZNER, daughter of John Adam and Clara (MOULTON) METZNER.  Cora was born August 21, 1868 in Jay County, Indiana.  Eli was a farmer in Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.  They had 7 children.  Cora died April 28, 1955 in Jay County, Indiana.  Eli died June 14, 1957 in Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Hannah MAXSON, was born on this date in 1806 in Clark County, Ohio.  Hannah was the daughter of Jesse and Sarah (SUTTON) MAXSON, and the older sister of my Prudence MAXSON.  Hannah married January 1, 1824 to Samuel LIPPENCOTT.  Samuel was born April 22, 1803 in Pike Township, Clark County, Ohio, the son of Samuel and Amy (MAXSON) LIPPENCOTT. They raised 10 children in Logan County, Ohio.  Samuel died November 16, 1859 in Logan County, Ohio.  Hannah died in 1892.

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Mary A. METZNER, was born on this date in 1862 in Jay County, Indiana.  Mary was the daughter of John and Catherine (YOUNG) METZNER, and the younger sister of my John Adam METZNER.  Mary married March 4, 1888 in Jay County, Indiana to Harvey A. HUEY.  Harvey was born December 1866 in Indiana.  He was a Baptist minister.  They lived in Fond Du Lac County, Wisconsin, Noble County, Indiana and Genesee County, Michigan.  Harvey died in 1947.  Mary died in 1925.


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