Sunday, January 03, 2010

Family Milestones: January 3rd

My maternal 6th-great grandaunt, Mary DAVIS, married on this date in 1759 to Elisha STILLMAN.  Mary was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (MAXSON) DAVIS, and the younger sister of my Thomas William DAVIS.  Mary was born December 5, 1737.  Elisha was born April 25, 1772, the son of George and Deborah (CRANDALL) STILLMAN.  They raised a family of 11 children.  George died on July 26, 1796.  Mary died June 16, 1785.

My paternal 4th-great grandmother, Sarah SUTTON, was born on this date in 1779 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  Sarah was the daughter of Cornelius and Elizabeth (APPLEGATE) SUTTON.  Sarah married February 23, 1797 in Harrison County, Virginia to Jesse MAXSON, son of Ephraim and Elisabeth (DAVIS) MAXSON.  Jesse was born October 8, 1772 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  They raised a family of 12 children and moved to Clark County, Ohio.  Jesse died March 24, 1851 in Clark County, Ohio.  Sarah died March 18, 1863 in Clark County, Ohio. Both are buried in the Asbury Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Pike Township, Clark County, Ohio.
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