Sunday, January 17, 2010

Family Milestones: January 17th

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Aaron MENDENHALL, married on this date in 1776 at Center Monthly Meeting in North Carolina to Miriam RICH.  Aaron was the son of Mordecai and Charity (BEESON) MENDENHALL, and the older brother of my Charity MENDENHALL.  Miriam was the daughter of John and Sarah (FRAZIER) RICH.  I do not have her dates of birth and death.  They were the parents of 8 children.  Aaron's death is recorded 12th month 26th day of 1793 at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina.  

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Nancy CHEW, married on this date in 1830 to Joseph BISHOP.  Nancy was the daughter of Andrew and Anna Marie (BARTHUS) CHEW, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth CHEW.  Nancy was born in 1812.  Joseph was born in 1802.  They had at least 1 child.  Joseph died in 1889.  Nancy died August 23, 1892.  Nothing further is known.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Thomas MENDENHALL, married on this date in 1764 at New Garden Monthly Meeting in Guilford County, North Carolina to Phebe RUDDUCK.  Thomas was born 10th month 3rd day 1741 at New Garden Monthly Meeting,  the son of Mordecai and Charity (BEESON) MENDENHALL, and the older brother of my Charity MENDENHALL.  Phebe was the daughter of John and Jeane (________) RUDDUCK.  They had 9 children.  Thomas' death is recorded on 1st month 5th day of 1783 at Deep River Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina.

My paternal 3rd-great grandfather, Ezekiel Cooper CHEW, was born on this date in 1822 in Gloucester County, New Jersey.  Ezekiel was the son of Rev. Nathaniel and Mary (WEST) CHEW.  Ezekiel married December 29, 1842 in New Jersey to Caroline Bishop WOOLSTON.  Caroline was born February 6, 1826 in Vincentown, Burlington County, New Jersey, the daughter of Abel B. and Rachel (WOOLSTON) WOOLSTON.  They had 14 children.  Caroline died February 27, 1879 in Rossburg, Darke County, Ohio.  Ezekiel married secondly between 1880 and 1882 to Mrs. Laura SKAGGS.  Laura was born circa 1822 in Ohio.  They had 1 son.  Laura died at Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Ezekiel married thirdly between 1883 and 1888 to Mary Jane (RIDDLE) ADAMS, the daughter of Wiley and Miranda M. (PRICE) RIDDLE.  Mary was born December 28, 1845 in St. Joseph County, Indiana.  They had 1 son.  Mary died in 1921.  Ezekiel died August 27, 1888 in St. Joseph County, Indiana.


My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Sarah HAINES, was born on this date in 1782 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Sarah was the daughter of Robert and Rachel (VENICOMB) HAINES, and the younger sister of my Hannah HAINES.  Sarah died September 5, 1825 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Sarah Ann KING, was born on this date in 1864 in Madison County, Indiana.  Sarah was the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (SHAW) KING, and the older sister of my Elizabeth KING.  Sarah is believed to have died before the 1870 census.  Nothing further is known at this time.
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