Monday, September 27, 2010

Family Milestones: September 27th

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, Joseph WRIGHT, married on this date in 1818 in Brown County, Ohio to Clarissa GARDNER.  Clarissa's parentage is unknown.  Joseph was the son of John and Sarah (FLEMING) WRIGHT, and the younger brother of my George WRIGHT.  Joseph was born January 26, 1798 in Kentucky.  Clarissa was born circa 1800 in New York.  They had at least one child.  Clarissa died January 29, 1882 in Brown County, Ohio.  Joseph died December 13, 1856 in Brown County, Ohio.


My maternal 6th-great grandparents, Nicholas KIMMER and Sarah FAYLER, were married on this date in 1784 in Berks County, Pennsylvania.  Nicholas was born circa 1763.  Sarah's date of birth and death are unknown.  Nicholas served in the Revolutionary War.  They had 11 children.  Nicholas died October 19, 1841 in Fayette County, Indiana.


My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Daisy L. WRIGHT, married on this date in 1890 in Madison County, Indiana to Thomas A. FOX, son of Phillip and Mary Susanna Katherine Jane (RECTOR) FOX.  Daisy was the daughter of Joseph W. and Rebecca (HEATON) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my John W. WRIGHT.  Daisy was born June 1873 in Madison County, Indiana.  Thomas was born September 1869 in Madison County, Indiana.  They had 4 children and lived in Madison County.  Thomas died February 1, 1926 in Madison County, Indiana.  Daisy was still living after the 1930 census.


My maternal 5th-great granduncle, William J. JACOBS, married on this date in 1821 in Brown County, Ohio to Zoa WILKS.  Zoa's parentage and dates of birth and death are unknown.  William was the son of William and Sibell (LITTEL) JACOBS, and the younger brother of my James Thomas JACOBS.  William died June 23, 1879 in Brown County, Ohio.  Nothing further is known at this time.


My paternal 4th-great grandaunt, Barbara SHERRICK, was born on this date in 1785 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Barbara was the daughter of David and Barbara (ERB) SHIRK, and the younger sister of my David SHERRICK.  Barbara died July 13, 1851 in Coles County, Illinois.  Nothing further is known at this time.


My paternal 6th-great grandaunt, Rebecca HAINES, was born on this date in 1744 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Rebecca was the daughter of Jeremiah and Hannah (BONNELL) HAINES, and the younger sister of my Robert HAINES.  Rebecca married June 7, 1775 in Burlington County, New Jersey to John WHITE, son of Josiah and Rebecca (FOSTER) WHITE.  John was born September 9, 1747.  They had 6 children.  John died August 21, 1785.  Rebecca died March 22, 1826 in Mauch Chunk, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.
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