My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Amanda GROENENDYKE, married on this date in 1857 in Madison County, Indiana to Edwin Clark Anthony SNYDER. Amanda was the daughter of Elias and Nancy (JENKINS) GROENENDYKE, and the older sister of my Catherine GROENENDYKE. Amanda was born circa 1839. Edwin was born December 10, 1835 in Centre Township, Delaware County, Indiana, the son of John T. and Cynthia S. (GUSTIN) SNYDER. They had 1 son. Amanda died August 20, 1859 in Madison County, Indiana. Edwin died in 1900.
My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Rachel HAINES, married on this date in 1804 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Japeth BISHOP. Rachel was the daughter of Robert and Rachel (VENICOMB) HAINES, and the younger sister of my Hannah HAINES. Rachel was born November 20, 1779 in Burlington County, New Jersey. Japeth was born September 18, 1780 in Burlington County, New Jersey. I do not have his parentage. They had at least 1 child. Japeth died July 18, 1825 in Burlington County, New Jersey. Rachel died October 31, 1849 in Burlington County, New Jersey.
My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Bennett FIELD, was born on this date in 1752 in Mansfield, Connecticut. Bennett was the son of Bennett and Elizabeth (SPOFFORD) FIELD, and the younger brother of my Bethiah FIELD. Bennett married Elizabeth PIERCE, daughter of Seth and Elizabeth (NYE) PIERCE. Elizabeth was born June 2, 1748. Nothing further is known at this time.
My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Jane WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1782. Jane was the daughter of John and Sarah (FLEMING) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my George WRIGHT. Nothing further is known at this time.
My paternal grandmother, Ruth Pauline HALEY, was born on this date in 1911 in Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana. Ruth was the daughter of Eli Weldon and Cora Belle (METZNER) HALEY. Ruth married February 28, 1932 in Jay County, Indiana to Ord Wehrly LeMASTER. Ord was born September 30, 1906 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana, the son of Luman Cooper and Barbara Isabel (WEHRLY) LeMASTERS. They had 6 children. Ord died October 30, 1971 in Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana. Ruth died February 1, 1990 in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.
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