Thursday, February 03, 2011

Easterday Family: Portland, Indiana (1907)

Source: Complete Directory of Jay County, M. & M. Directory Co., Portland, Ind., p. 51

The relevant entries that relate to my families are :

Easterday, Christian (Barbary), retired, 803 n Meridian
Easterday, John G, (Elizabeth), grocer, 802 n Meridian
Easterday, Orvil R, asst cashier, 1st Nat bank, 802 n Meridian
Easterday, Philemon, (Ola), grocer, 809 n. Meridian (Arah, Atha)

Christian EASTERDAY was born 1831 in Ohio and married April 25, 1853 in Marion County, Ohio to Barbara Helen HALEY, daughter of George J. and Rachel H. (GARY) HALEY.  Barbara was born November 20, 1835 in Goshen, Hardin County, Ohio.  She is my paternal 2-great grandaunt, the older sister of my George Washington HALEY.

Christian is the father of John G and Philemon, Orville is John's son.  Christian was a Civil War veteran.  He died May 21, 1918 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  Barbara died March 28, 1908 in Jay County, Indiana.

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