Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Family Milestones: January 6th

My paternal 2nd-great granduncle, William F. METZNER, was born on this date in 1844 in Licking County, Ohio.  William was the son of John and Catherine (YOUNG) METZNER, and the younger brother of my John Adam METZNER.  William married December 8, 1867 in Jay County, Indiana to Mary Ann HALEY.  Mary was born in 1846, the daughter of Sebastian and Lydia A. (RADER) HALEY.  William served in Co. E, 89th Indiana Infantry in the Civil War.  He was a farmer and furniture dealer in Bearcreek Township, Jay County, Indiana.  They had 8 children.  Mary died in 1926.  William died in 1929.  Both are buried in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, Wilson Jackson LAMBERTSON, was born on this date in 1826 in New Jersey.  Wilson was the son on John and Sarah A. (WILLSON) LAMBERTSON, and the older brother of my Carey W. LAMBERTSON.  Wilson died September 9, 1844 in Butler County, Ohio.

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