Thursday, March 04, 2010

Family Milestones: March 4th

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Mary A. METZNER, married on this date in 1888 in Jay County, Indiana to Harvey A. HUEY.  Mary was born March 24, 1862 in Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of John and Catherine (YOUNG) METZNER, and the younger sister of my John Adam METZNER.  Harvey was born December 1866 in Indiana.  Harvey was a Baptist minister, and they lived in Fond Du Lac County, Wisconsin, Noble County, Indiana and Genesee County, Michigan.  Harvey died in 1947.  Mary died in 1925.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.

My maternal 2nd-great grandfather, William Francis PIERCE, married on this date in 1909 in Madison County, Indiana to Vida MADDOX, his second wife.  William was born July 10, 1865 in Frankton, Madison County, Indiana the son of Edmund G. and Catherine (GROENENDYKE) PIERCE.  Vida was born October 6, 1886 in Owingsville, Bath County, Kentucky, the daughter of Charles W. and Sarah (POWELL) MADDOX.  They raised 7 children in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana.  Vida died November 19, 1968 in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.  William died September 21, 1950 in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.

My paternal great granduncle, Andrew Frank HALEY, was born on this date in 1864 in Ashland County, Ohio.  Andrew was the son of George Washington and Mary Jane (SHERRICK) HALEY, and the older brother of my Eli Weldon HALEY.  Andrew married November 3, 1887 in Jay County, Indiana to Emma C. LEONHARD.  Emma was born February 8, 1865 in Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of John P. and Christina (________) LEONHARD.  They had 2 children and resided in Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.  I do not have their dates of death.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Ephraim JACOBS, was born on this date in 1802 in Fleming County, Kentucky.  Ephraim was the son of William and Sibell (LITTELL) JACOBS, and the younger brother of my James Thomas JACOBS.  Ephraim married October 7, 1824 in Brown County, Ohio to Elizabeth REEVES.  I do not have dates of birth or death for Elizabeth.  Ephraim died September 20, 1888 in Adams County, Ohio.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Harriet N. MOULTON, was born on this date in 1827 in Rutland County, Vermont.  Harriett was the daughter of Selah and Lydia (FENNEL) MOULTON, and the younger sister of my Albert MOULTON.  Nothing further is known at this time.

 
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