Thursday, September 09, 2010

Family Milestones: September 9th

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Cornelius KING, married on this date in 1841 in Marion County, Indiana to Mary Ann BARNETT.  Cornelius was the son of William and Sarah (SULLIVAN) KING, and the older brother of my Daniel KING.  Cornelius was born circa 1815 in Indiana.  Mary Ann was born in 1821 in Ohio.  They raised 7 children in Indianapolis, where Cornelius was a lumber dealer.  Mary Ann died between 1860 and 1865.  Cornelius died April 6, 1887 in Marion County, Indiana.  Both are buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  One source states that Mary Ann was originally buried at the Green Lawn cemetery in Indianapolis.


My maternal 4th-great grandparents, John WRIGHT and Anna WARDLOW, were married on this date in 1834 in Brown County, Ohio.  John was the son of George and Elizabeth (ROBINS) WRIGHT.  Anna was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (NESBIT) WARDLAW.  John was born November 4, 1814 in Pleasant Township, Brown County, Ohio.  Anna was born April 23, 1816 in Brown County, Ohio.  They raised 6 children in Washington Township, Brown County, Ohio.  John was was a farmer and County Commissioner and County Treasurer.  John died June 10, 1890 in Brown County, Ohio.  Anna died October 4, 1893 in Brown County, Ohio.  Both are buried in the Wardlow Cemetery # 2, Washington Township, Brown County, Ohio.


My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Sara Tira CROCKETT, was married on this date in 1839 in Owen County, Indiana to Peter F. LIVINGSTON.  Sara was the daughter of David and Mary Ann (NOSLER) CROCKETT, and the older sister of my Mary Ann CROCKETT.  Sara was born March 6, 1821 in Tennessee.  Peter's parentage and dates of birth and death are unknown.  Sara died March 11, 1882 in Owen County, Indiana.  Nothing further is known at this time.


My paternal great-grandaunt, Beulah Sarah LeMASTERS, was born on this date in 1866 in Jay County, Indiana.  Beulah was the daughter of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LeMASTERS, and the older sister of my Luman Cooper LeMASTERS.  Beulah married on November 27, 1888 in Jay County, Indiana to Lynn Lumas ROCKWELL.  Lynn was born September 15, 1865 in Pennsylvania.  They had 4 children.  Lynn died December 25, 1949 in Jay County, Indiana.  Beulah died July 16, 1940 in Ft. Recovery, Mercer County, Ohio.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.


My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Jessie PENISTEN, was born on this date in 1870 in Madison County, Indiana.  Jessie was the daughter of John and Sarah (ALDERMAN) PENISTEN, and the younger sister of my Clara PENISTEN.  Jessie married September 24, 1920 in Madison County, Indiana to Lawrence SPENCE, son of Thomas and Suzan (BERRY) SPENCE.  Lawrence was born January 18, 1863 in Madison County, Indiana.  They lived in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.  Lawrence died March 29, 1961 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  Jessie died February 27, 1948 in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.


My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, John Franklin BEALS, was born on this date in Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana.  John was the son of John T. and Mary (DAVIS) BEALS, and the younger brother of my Nathan Thomas BEALS.  John married Dora FODERA, daughter of Alfred H. and Emily (________) FODERA. before 1890.  Dora was born July 1871 in Indiana.  They had at least one child.  Nothing further is known at this time.
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