Sunday, April 04, 2010

Family Milestones: April 4th

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Charles Morton POE, was born on this date in 1866 in Morgan County, Indiana.  Charles was the son of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth Caroline POE.  Charles married March 6, 1889 in Norton, Norton County, Kansas to Minnie Elizabeth SHIMEALL, daughter of Clark Floyd and Salina Madelein (NEWCOMB) SHIMEALL.  Minnie was born April 18, 1872 in Hopkinton, Delaware County, Iowa.  They had 1 daughter and later divorced.  Minnie died February 5, 1950 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  Charles married secondly to Leona M. ________.  Charles lived in Phillips County, Kansas and Lancaster County, Nebraska.  Last record is found in 1920 census of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Nelson J. LAMBERTSON, was born on this date in 1838 in Stillwell Corner, Butler County, Ohio.  Nelson was the son of John and Sarah A. (WILLSON) LAMBERTSON, and the older brother of my Carey W. LAMBERTSON.  Nelson married June 26, 1858 in Reilly Township, Butler County, Ohio to Eliza Jane JOHNSON.  Eliza was born December 1837 in Ohio.  They raised 5 children in Darke and Butler Counties, Ohio.  Nelson was a Civil War veteran of Company I, 167th Regiment of the Ohio National Guard.  He was a wagonmaker and farmer.  Eliza died July 6, 1899.  Nelson died October 3, 1929 at the National Military Home, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

My paternal 2nd-great granduncle, William Anderson CHEW, was born on this date in 1858 in Darke County, Ohio.  William was the son of Dr. Ezekiel Cooper and Caroline Bishop (WOOLSTON) CHEW, and the younger brother of my Mary Keziah CHEW. William married in 1886 at New Weston, Darke County, Ohio to Emma Susan STRAIGHT, daughter of William and Catherine (BIDDINGER) STRAIGHT.  Emma was born June 1866 in Ohio.  They raised 9 children in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana where William was a physician.  Emma died in 1934.  William died January 6, 1914 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana. 

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