Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Family Milestones: June 8th

My maternal 5th-great grandfather, James ALDERMAN, married on this date in 1795 in Augusta County, Virginia to Catherine WARNER, daughter of Henry and Mary (NAGLE) WARNER.  James was the son of Richard ALDERMAN.  James was born before 1775 in Virginia.  Catherine was born in January 1777.  They had 3 children.  They later divorced and both remarried.  Catherine died September 17, 1859 in Madison County, Indiana.  James died between 1850 and 1854 in Greenville, Bond County, Illinois.

My maternal 4th-great grandfather, Francis S. PIERCE, was born on this date in 1806 in Vermont.  Francis was the son of Gordon and Thirsa (SMALLEY) PIERCE.  Francis married October 25, 1831 in Wayne County, Indiana to Rebecca PAGE.  Rebecca was born August 18, 1806 in New Jersey.  They had 13 children.  Rebecca died June 26, 1893 in Wayne County, Indiana.  Francis died August 5, 1881 in Wayne County, Indiana.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Rebecca Ann Haines WOOLSTON, was born on this date in 1823 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Rebecca was the daughter of Abel B. and Rachel (WOOLSTON) WOOLSTON, and the younger sister of my Caroline Bishop WOOLSTON.  Rebecca married Joseph DEACON, son of Joseph and Beulah (HAINES) DEACON.  Joseph was born August 7, 1817 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  They had 3 children.  Joseph died October 10, 1877 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Rebecca died August 3, 1900 in Westhampton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.

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