Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Family Milestones: September 7th

My paternal 3rd-great granduncle, William JACOBS, married on this date in 1855 in Ashland County, Ohio to Catherine EICHELBERGER, daughter of Adam and Susannah (WESTHEFFER) EICHELBERGER.  William was the son of David and Barbara (BYERS) JACOBS, and the younger brother of my Susan JACOBS.  William was born January 29, 1832 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  Catherine was born March 12, 1836 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.  They raised 8 children.  Catherine died July 2, 1913 in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. William died September 18, 1908 in Ashland County, Ohio.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, William WARDLAW, married on this date in 1797 in Harrison County, Kentucky to Isabel NESBIT, daughter of Samuel and Mary (BERRY) NESBIT.  William was the son of Robert and Janet (DOWNEY) WARDLAW, and the older brother of my Samuel WARDLAW.  William was born August 31, 1771 in Augusta County, Virginia.  Isabel was born circa 1774.  They had 7 children.  Isabel died September 11, 1861 in Brown County, Ohio.  William died August 6, 1812 in Brownstown, Michigan, while a soldier in the War of 1812.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Mary CHEW, was born on this date in 1807.  Mary was the daughter of Andrew and Anna Marie (BARTHUS) CHEW, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth CHEW.  Mary married April 7, 1825 to Joseph MOON.  Joseph's parentage and dates of birth and death are unknown.  Mary died March 9, 1859.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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