Monday, March 08, 2010

Family Milestones: March 8th

My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Almira P. PIERCE, was born on this date in 1849, probably in Wayne County, Indiana.  Almira was the daughter of Francis S. and Rebecca (PAGE) PIERCE, and the younger sister of my Edmund G. PIERCE.  Almira married September 3, 1868 to Andrew Jackson SIGLER, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHANK) SIGLER.  Andrew was a farmer in Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana.  They had 4 children.  I do not have his date of death.  Almira died July 24, 1926 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Anna L. WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1864 in Brown County, Ohio.  Anna was the daughter of Joseph W. and Rebecca Ann (HEATON) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my John William WRIGHT.  Anna married January 21, 1885 in Madison County, Indiana to Albert "Ab" Morris VINSON, son of James and Elizabeth (________) VINSON.  They had 1 daughter.  Albert was a policeman and deputy sherriff in Madison County, Indiana.  Albert died October 26, 1921 in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.  Anna died June 6, 1914 in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.

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