Friday, May 14, 2010

Family Milestones: May 14th

My paternal grandaunt, Carrie Verle HALEY, was born on this date in 1905 in Jay County, Indiana.  Carrie was the daughter of Eli Weldon and Cora Belle (METZNER) HALEY, and the older sister of my Ruth Pauline HALEY.  Carrie married on December 21, 1927 to Waymon THORNBURG, son of Arthur F. and Minnie (WARREN) THORNBURG.  Waymon was born December 26, 1903 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  They lived in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  Waymon died July 17, 1973 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  Carrie died August 5, 2003 in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.  Both are buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Mary KIMMER, was born on this date in 1797.  Mary was the daughter of Nicholas and Sarah (FAYLER) KIMMER, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth KIMMER.  Nothing further is known at this time.
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