Saturday, July 03, 2010

Family Milestones: July 3rd

My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Maximelia WRIGHT, married on this date in 1866 in Brown County, Ohio to William L. WARDLOW, son of Henry and Mary L. (PURDUM) WARDLOW.  Maximelia was the daughter of John and Anna (WARDLOW) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my John WRIGHT.  Maximelia was born circa 1846 in Ohio.  William was born October 26, 1837 in Brown County, Ohio.  They had at least one son.  William died August 22, 1904.  Maximelia died May 23, 1908.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Samantha E. METZNER, was born on this date in 1857 in Jay County, Indiana.  Samantha was the daughter of John and Catherine (YOUNG) METZNER, and the younger sister of my John Adam METZNER.  Samantha married May 12, 1878 in Jay County, Indiana to James ORCUTT.  James was born circa 1856 in Indiana.  They had at least one daughter.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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