Thursday, March 25, 2010

Family Milestones: March 25th

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, Preston WARDLAW, married on this date in 1831 in Brown County, Ohio to Nancy WISBY.  Preston was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth (NESBIT) WARDLAW, and the older brother of my Anna WARDLOW.  Preston was born circa 1803 in Ohio.  Nancy was born circa 1811 in Ohio.  They had 3 children and lived in Brown County, Ohio.  Nancy died sometime after the 1860 census.  Preston died September 2, 1875 in Brown County, Ohio.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Maris MILLS, married on this date in 1809 to William LOCKE.  Maris was the daughter of Aaron and Charity (MENDENHALL) MILLS, and the younger sister of my Henry MILLS.  Maris' birth was recorded on 4th month, 7th day in 1784 at Deep River Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina.  I do not have dates of birth or death for William.  Maris died in 1858.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 7th-great grandfather, Jeremiah HAINES, was born on this date in 1713 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Jeremiah was the son of William and Sarah (PAINE) HAINES.  Jeremiah married September 6, 1736 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Hannah BONNELL, daughter of Robert and Frances (GOODWIN) BONNELL.  I do not know when Hannah was born.  They raised 7 children in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Hannah died August 15, 1754 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Jeremiah died October 30, 1774 in Burlington County, New Jersey.

My paternal 3rd-great grandmother, Rachel H. GARY, was born on this date in 1816 in Fairfield County, Ohio.  Rachel married January 1, 1835 in Hardin County, Ohio to George J. HALEY.  George was born December 14, 1814 in Basel, Switzerland.  They had 10 children and lived in Fairfield, Morrow, Marion and Erie Counties, Ohio.  George was a minister of the Evangelical Association.  George died February 27, 1888 in Huron Township, Erie County, Ohio.  Rachel died November 25, 1897 in Erie County, Ohio.  Both are buried in the Scotts Cemetery, Huron, Erie County, Ohio.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, William PUTMAN, was born on this date in 1813.  William was the son of James and Elizabeth (KENDRICK) PUTMAN, and the younger brother of my Mary PUTMAN. William married April 5, 1831 in Monroe County, Indiana to Sarah HEAD.  Sarah died 1864 in Linn County, Missouri. They had 10 children. William married February 28, 1865 to Rachel ______.  Rachel was born circa 1813 and died 1881 in Linn County, Missouri.  William died July 3, 1887 in Linn County, Missouri.

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