Saturday, April 03, 2010

Family Milestones: April 3rd

My maternal 4th-great grandparents, Peter Kirkpatrick SWAFFORD and Mary Ann CROCKETT were married on this date in 1853 in Owen County, Indiana.  Peter was born June 12, 1827 in Mississippi, the son of Larkin and Nancy (________) SWAFFORD.  Mary Ann was born 1835 in Owen County, Indiana, the daughter of David and Mary Ann (NOSLER) CROCKETT.  Peter and Mary Ann raised 3 children in Bean Blossom Township, Monroe County, Indiana and Franklin and Washington Townships, Owen County, Indiana.  Mary Ann died in 1865.  Peter died in 1885 in Spencer, Owen County, Indiana.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Anna Nancy PETRY, was born on this date in 1787 in York County, Pennsylvania.  Anna was the daughter of George and Maria Catharina (KALTREIDER) PETRY, and the older sister of my Barbara PETRY.  Anna married David NEFF.  I do not have dates of birth or death for David.  Anna died March 3, 1807.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Henry Mills POE, was born on this date in 1858 in Morgan County, Indiana.  Henry was the son of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth Caroline POE.  Henry was an insurance agent and lived in Norton and Labette County, Kansas.  Last known living in 1920 census in Labette County, Kansas.

My paternal 6th-great granduncle, Johannes SCHERCH, was born on this date in 1701.  Johannes was the son of Ulrich and Barbara (GRUNDBACHER) SCHURCH, an the older brother of my Ulrich SCHERCH.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Pleasant E. POE, was born on this date in 1861 in Morgan County, Indiana.  Pleasant was the son of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth Caroline POE.  Pleasant lived in Richardson and Lancaster Counties, Nebraska.  Last known living in 1920 census in Lancaster County, Nebraska.


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