Monday, April 19, 2010

Family MIlestones: April 19th

My maternal 4th-great grandparents, John T. BEALS and Mary DAVIS, were married on this date in 1848 in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.  John was born June 25, 1827 in Clinton County, Ohio, the son of Nathan C. and Elizabeth (CHEW) BEALS.  Mary's birth was recorded 9th month, 9th day of 1825 at Holly Spring Monthly Meeting, Randolph County, North Carolina.  They had 6 children and lived in Washington Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.  John served in the 101st Regiment, Indiana Volunteers where he mustered out as a 1st Lieutenant.  Mary died July 18, 1909 in Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana.  John died September 18, 1917 in Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Summit Lawn Cemetery, Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.

My maternal great-grandaunt, Leona D. LAMBERTSON, married on this date in 1968 to Joseph CARPENTER.  Leona was born August 20, 1904 in Hamilton County, Indiana, the daughter of Charles Wilson and Pearl May (BEALS) LAMBERTSON, and the younger sister of my Clemon Beals LAMBERTSON.  Joseph was born December 22, 1907 in Windfall, Tipton County, Indiana, the son of Arthur and Myrtle (________) CARPENTER.  Leona's first husband, Clarence Everett FETZ, had passed away in 1964.  Joseph died April 29, 1968 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.  Leona died July 12, 1988.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Elizabeth JACOBS, married on this date in 1842 in Wayne County, Ohio, to Joseph NEISWINDER.  Elizabeth was the daughter of David and Barbara (BYERS) JACOBS, and the older sister of my Susan JACOBSElizabeth was born July 25, 1821 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  I do not have dates of birth or death, nor parentage for Joseph.  Elizabeth died March 23, 1893.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 7th-great grandmother, Elizabeth SPOFFORD, was born on this date in 1715 in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas and Bethiah (HAZELTINE) SPOFFORD.  Elizabeth married December 18, 1734 in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts to Bennett FIELD, son of John and Mary (BENNETT) FIELD.  Bennett was born December 13, 1709 in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  They had at least 2 children.  Bennett died April 6, 1770 in Mansfield, Windham County, Connecticut.  Elizabeth died November 20, 1772 in Mansfield, Windham County, Connecticut.

My paternal 4th-great grandmother, Rachel WOOLSTON, was born on this date in 1800 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Rachel was the daughter of Samuel and Hannah (HAINES) WOOLSTON.  Rachel married September 11, 1819 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Abel B. WOOLSTON, son of John and Beulah (BRIGGS) WOOLSTON.  Abel was born in 1797 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  They had 5 children.  Abel died January 12, 1834 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Rachel died September 11, 1851 in Burlington County, New Jersey.

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