Thursday, September 02, 2010

Family Milestones: September 2nd

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Martha WARDLAW, married on this date in 1838 in Brown County, Ohio to John Wilcox LOWE.  Martha was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (NESBIT) WARDLAW, and the younger sister of my Anna WARDLOW.  John's parentage and dates of birth and death are unknown.  Martha was born circa 1820 in Brown County, Ohio.  Nothing further is known at this time.


My maternal 4th-great granduncle, Austin PIERCE, was born on this date in 1799 in Thetford, Orange County, Vermont.  Austin was the son of Gordon and Thirsa (SMALLEY) PIERCE, and the older brother of my Francis S. PIERCE.  Austin married March 17, 1826 to Mary Ann STERLING.  Mary's parentage and dates of birth and death are unknown.  They raised 8 children.  Austin died June 17, 1861 in Villenova, New York.



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