Monday, April 05, 2010

Family Milestones: April 5th

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, William PUTMAN, married on this date in 1831 in Monroe County, Indiana to Sarah HEAD.  William was the son of James and Elizabeth (KENDRICK) PUTMAN, and the younger brother of my Mary (Polly) PUTMAN.  William was born March 25, 1813.  I do not have dates of birth for Sarah.  They had 10 children.  Sarah died in 1864.  William later remarried to Rachel ________.  William died July 3, 1887 in Linn County, Missouri.

My paternal great-granduncle, Martin Nimrod WEHRLY, was born on this date in 1888 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  Martin was the son of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY, and the younger brother of my Barbara Isabel WEHRLY.  Martin married Cora BURLEY on January 1, 1914.  Cora was born in 1882.  They had at least 1 child and lived in New Castle, Henry County, Indiana.  Cora died in 1972.  Martin died February 5, 1954. 

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