Thursday, May 13, 2010

Family Milestones: May 13th

My paternal granduncle, Elvin Cooper LeMASTER, married on this date in 1933 to Cleo Belle HANKS, daughter of Ezra Stephen and Hazel Rachel (REYNARD) HANKS.  Elvin was the son of Luman Cooper and Barbara Isabel (WEHRLY) LeMASTERS, and the brother of my Ord Wehrly LeMASTER.  Elvin was born July 9, 1912 in Jay County, Indiana.  Cleo was born October 5, 1914 in Jay County, Indiana.  They had 4 children.  Elvin died May 16, 2000 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Isaac MENDENHALL, married on this date in 1788 at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina to Rachel HOGGATT, daughter of John and Ruth (BEALS) HOGGATT.  Isaac was the son Mordecai and Charity (BEESON) MENDENHALL, and the younger brother of my Charity MENDENHALL.  Isaac's birth was recorded in 1756, 8th month, 10th day at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina. They had at least 5 children.  Rachel's death was recorded in 1825, 10th month, 19th day at Springfield Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina.  Isaac's death was recorded in 1833, 8th month, 1st day at Springfield Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina.

My maternal 2nd-great grandparents, John William WRIGHT and Ellen KING were married on this date in 1888 in Madison County, Indiana.  John was the son of Joseph W. and Rebecca (HEATON) WRIGHT.  Ellen was the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHAW) KING.  John was born February 21, 1860 in Brown County, Ohio.  Ellen was born August 24, 1868 in Frankton, Madison County, Indiana.  They had 4 children, 2 of whom survived infancy.  Ellen died December 24, 1913 in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana.  John died June 5, 1945 in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana. Both are buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Abigail KIMMER, was born on this date in 1803.  Abigail was the daughter of Nicholas and Sarah (FAYLER) KIMMER, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth KIMMER.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 4th-great grandaunt, Anna MOULTON, was born on this date in 1787.  Anna was the daughter of John and Avis (HURLBUT) MOULTON, and the older sister of my Selah MOULTON.  Nothing futher is known at this time.

My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Susanna HEATON, was born on this date in 1831 in Brown County, Ohio.  Susanna was the daughter of James R. and Elizabeth (JACOBS) HEATON, and the older sister of my Rebecca HEATON.  Susanna married April 28, 1846 in Brown County, Ohio to Robert N. WARDLOW.  Robert was born March 28, 1826.  I do not have his parentage.  Robert died January 17, 1918.  Susanna died March 11, 1902.  Nothing further is known at this time.
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