Sunday, March 28, 2010

Family Milestones: March 28th

My maternal grandaunt, Clara Ellen WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1916 in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana.  Clara Ellen was the daughter of Virgil Lee and Edna Muriel (PIERCE) WRIGHT, and the older sister of my William Lee WRIGHT.  Clara Ellen married December 8, 1945 to John M. HIGH.  John was born September 13, 1919 in Rowesburg, West Virginia.  They had 2 children.  John died September 21, 1992 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.  Clara Ellen died August 12, 2005 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Park View Cemetery in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 7th-great grandfather, Johannis ANTONIDES, was born on this date in 1683 in Franeker, Netherlands.  Johannis was the son of Vincentius and Anatie (VAN COUVENHAVEN) ANTONIDES.  Johannis married in 1724 to Annetje COUWENHOVEN, daughter of Peter Willemsen and Patience (DAWS) COUWENHOVEN.  They had at least 2 children.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Frances PUTMAN, married on this date in 1835 in Monroe County, Indiana to Alexander CLEVELAND.   Frances was the daughter of James and Elizabeth (KENDRICK) PUTMAN, and the younger sister of my Mary PUTMAN.  Frances was born circa 1805.  I do not have dates of birth and death of Alexander.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 7th-great grandparents, James HODGKINS and Elizabeth EVANS, were married on this date in 1752 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  Elizabeth was born circa 1737 in Pennsylvania.  I do not have dates of birth or death for James.  They had at least 6 children.  Elizabeth died about 1814 in Pleasant Township, Clermont County, Ohio.


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