Friday, September 17, 2010

Family Milestones: September 17th

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Balaam RAINS, was born on this date in 1801. Balaam was the son of Anthony & Nancy (GRAHAM) RAINS, and the younger brother of my Elizabeth RAINS.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 3rd-great granduncle, Edward F. MOULTON, was born on this date in 1829 in Rutland County, Vermont.  Edward was the son of Selah and Lydia (FENNEL) MOULTON, and the younger brother of my Albert MOULTON.  Edward married on October 12, 1854 in Putnam County, Ohio to Ziltha WILLIAMS.  Ziltha's parentage is unknown. Ziltha was born circa 1837 in Ohio. They had 6 children.  Edward died February 23, 1876 in Marion County, Iowa.

My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Judith MAXSON, was born on this date in 1720. Judith was the daughter of Joseph and Bethia (MAXSON) MAXSON, and the older sister of my Ephraim MAXSON.  Judith married on January 10, 1740 in Westerly, Rhode Island to James DAVIS, son of Willam and Elizabeth (PAVIOR) DAVIS.  James was born in 1720.  They had 7 children.  James died September 11, 1777.  Judith died in 1778.

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