Monday, May 17, 2010

Family Milestones: May 17th

My paternal 6th-great grandparents, Robert HAINES and Rachel VENICOMB, were married on this date in 1766 in Burlington County, New Jersey. Robert was the son of Jeremiah & Hannah (BONNELL) HAINES.  Rachel was the daughter of Francis and Rachel (LIPPINCOTT) VENICOMB. Robert was born December 17, 1741 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Rachel was born circa 1742.  They had 10 children.  Rachel died March 30, 1817 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Robert died June 21, 1821 in Burlington County, New Jersey.

My paternal great-granduncle, John William WEHRLY, was born on this date in 1870 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  John was the son of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY, and the younger brother of my Barbara Isabel WEHRLY.  John married August 15, 1891 to Esther L. WHITE, daughter of Thomas and Barbara (HUTCHENS) WHITE. Esther was born May 6, 1869 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana. They had 2 children.  Esther died July 19, 1958 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  John died January 24, 1954 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.

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