Sunday, December 20, 2009

Family Milestones: December 20th

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Nancy DAVIS, was married on this date in 1846 in Monroe County, Indiana to James M. CAMPBELL.  Nancy was the daughter of John and Susannah (________) DAVIS, and the older sister of my Austin DAVIS.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Thomas GROENENDYKE, was married on this date in 1899 in Madison County, Indiana to Hettie BALLARD.  Thomas was the son of Elias and Nancy (JENKINS) GROENENDYKE, and the younger brother of my Catherine GROENENDYKE.  Thomas was born October 2, 1852 near Frankton, Madison County, Indiana.  Hettie was born March 1865 in Indiana.  Thomas was a farmer in Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana.  Thomas died November 25, 1944 in Madison County, Indiana, and is buried in the Park View Cemetery in Alexandria, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Amanda P. PIERCE, was born on this date in 1842.  Amanda was the daughter of Francis S. and Rebecca (PAGE) PIERCE, and the younger sister of my Edmund G. PIERCE.  Amanda died February 22, 1845.

My paternal great granduncle, Harvey Allen WEHRLY, was born on this date in 1876 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Harvey was the son of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY, and the younger brother of my Barbara Isabel WEHRLY.  Harvey married October 9, 1888 to Nettie SHREEVE.  Nettie was born circa 1880 in Indiana.  They had 4 children, and lived in Henry County, Indiana.  Harvey died June 9, 1968.

My maternal 6th-great grandaunt, Mayke GROENENDYKE, was born on this date in 1751 in Kingston, Middlesex County, New Jersey.  Mayke was the daughter of Johannes and Sarah Ann (LAKE) GROENENDYKE, and the younger sister of my Nicholas GROENENDYKE.  Mayke was still living at the time of her father's death in 1785.  Nothing further is known at this time.
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