Thursday, April 08, 2010

Family Milestones: April 8th

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Sarah JACOBS, married on this date in 1830 in Brown County, Ohio to James JOHNSTON.  Sarah was the daughter of James Thomas and Isabella (FEILY) JACOBS, and the older sister of my Elizabeth JACOBS.  Sarah was born April 2, 1810 in Adams County, Ohio.  I do not have dates of birth or death for James, nor his parentage.  Sarah died July 30, 1870 in Brown County, Ohio.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Abraham GROENENDYKE, was born on this date in 1785 in Kingston, Middlesex County, New Jersey.  Abraham was the son of Johannes and Sarah Ann (LAKE) GROENENDYKE, and the younger brother of my Nicholas GROENENDYKE.  Abraham married Hannah COLEMAN.  I do not have dates of birth or death for Hannah, nor her parentage.  They had at least 1 son.  Abraham died after 1785.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 6th-great grandmother, Bethiah FIELD, was born on this date in Stafford, Windham County, Connecticut.  Bethiah was the daughter of Bennett and Elizabeth (SPOFFORD) FIELD.  Bethiah married April 17, 1767 to Seth PIERCE.  Seth was the son of Seth and Elizabeth (NYE) PIERCE.  Seth was born September 12, 1744 in Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  They raised a family of 12 children.  Seth died in 1835 in Homer, Cortland County, New York.  Bethiah died September 18, 1807.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Vincentius ANTONIDES, was born on this date in 1722.  Vincentius was the son of Johannis and Johanna (KOUWENHOVEN) ANTONIDES, and the older brother of my Pieter ANTONIDES.  Vincentius married October 25, 1745 to Antje BENNUM.  I do not have a birth date for Antje, nor her parentage.  They had 6 children.  Antje died October 1, 1783.  Vincentius died in 1802.  Nothing further is known at this time.


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