Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Family Milestones: June 23rd

My paternal 2nd-great grandmother, Olive Jane SMITH, was born on this date in 1846 in Cass County, Michigan.  Olive was the daughter of William P. and Prudence (MAXSON) SMITH.  Olive married August 4, 1866 in Jay County, Indiana to William P. WEHRLY, son of Johannes and Barbara (PETRY) WEHRLY.  William was born November 2, 1845 in Preble County, Ohio.  They lived in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana and raised 13 children.  Olive died January 6, 1913 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  William died June 16, 1909 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.


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