Saturday, May 22, 2010

Family Milestones: May 22nd

My paternal 3rd-great granduncle, Ephraim MAXSON, married on this date in 1823 in Clark County, Ohio to Mary SMITH, daughter of Peter SMITH.  Ephraim was the son of Jesse and Sarah (SUTTON) MAXSON, and the older brother of my Prudence MAXSON.  Ephraim was born March 14, 1802 in Harrison County, Virginia.  Mary was born November 28, 1804 in Virginia.  They had 6 children.  Mary died August 20, 1886 in Clayton County, Iowa.  Ephraim died March 30, 1856 in Clayton County, Iowa.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Lydia MAXSON, married on this date in 1817 to Jacob BABCOCK, son of Thomas and Martha (DAVIS) BABCOCK.  Lydia was the daughter of Jesse and Sarah (SUTTON) MAXSON, and the older sister of my Prudence MAXSON.  Lydia was born December 4, 1799 in Harrison County, Virginia.  Jacob was born April 25, 1797 in Salem, Harrison County, Virginia.  They had at least 1 son.  Jacob died January 2, 1835.  Lydia married secondly to Caleb AYERS.  Lydia died September 22, 1871 in Rock County, Wisconsin.

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