Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Family Milestones: January 13th

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, Larkin M. SWAFFORD, was married on this date in 1850 in Monroe County, Indiana to Catherine Jan STILES.  Larkin was the son of Larkin and Nancy (________) SWAFFORD, and the younger brother of my Peter Kirkipatrick SWAFFORD.  Larkin was born circa 1830 in Tennessee.  Catherine was born circa 1830 in Indiana, of unknown parentage.  They raised a family of 7 children in Bean Blossom Township, Monroe County, Indiana.  The last record I have for Larkin & Catherine is the 1870 census.  Nothing further is known.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Catherine JACOBS, was born on this date in 1818 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  Catherine was the daughter of David and Barbara (BYERS) JACOBS, and the older sister of my Susan JACOBS.  Catherine married November 17, 1836 in Wayne County, Ohio to Josiah Jeremiah KANAGY.  I do not have dates of birth or death for Josiah.  Catherine died March 19, 1892.  Nothing further is known.

My paternal 2nd-great grandmother, Mary Jane SHERRICK, was born on this date in 1844 in Ashland County, Ohio.  Mary was the daughter of David and Susan (JACOBS) SHERRICK.  Mary married October 14, 1862 in Ashland County, Ohio to George Washington HALEY, son of George J. and Rachel (GARY) HALEY.  They had 7 children.  George died December 16, 1892 in Jay County, Indiana.  Mary married secondly to Robert N. KIMBLE on May 8, 1897 in Jay County, Indiana.  Robert was born August 1841 in Ohio.  Mary died January 15, 1916 and is buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Mary WOOLSTON, was born on this date in 1766 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Mary was the daughter of Samuel and Cyllania (WOOLSTON) WOOLSTON, and the younger sister of my Lettice WOOLSTON.  Nothing further is known.
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