Sunday, May 23, 2010

Family Milestones: May 23rd

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Curtis W. POE, was born on this date in 1874 in Hamilton County, Indiana.  Curtis was the son of Isaac S. and Hannah (MILLS) POE, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth Caroline POE.  Curtis married February 25, 1894 in Norton, Norton County, Kansas to Lillian S. PHEBUS, daughter of ________ and Hannah (McCHEETERS) PHEBUS.  Lillian was born August 1874 in Iowa.  They had 3 children.  Lillian died July 10, 1959 in Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.  Curtis died February 14, 1952 in Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado. Both are buried in the Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Samuel PIERCE, was born on this date in 1777.  Samuel was the son of Seth and Bethiah (FIELD) PIERCE, and the younger brother of my Gordon PIERCE.  Samuel died August 26, 1778.

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