Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Family Milestones: May 12th

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Elizabeth PUTMAN, married on this date in 1841 in Monroe County, Indiana to Calvin PERCEFIELD.  Elizabeth was the daughter of James and Elizabeth (KENDRICK) PUTMAN, and the younger sister of my Mary (Polly) PUTMAN.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Samantha E. METZNER, married on this date in 1878 in Jay County, Indiana to James ORCUTT.  Samantha was the daughter of John and Catherine (YOUNG) METZNER, and the younger sister of my John Adam METZNER.  Samantha was born July 3, 1857 in Jay County, Indiana.  James was born circa 1856 in Indiana.  They had at least 1 daughter.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 5th-great granduncle, John HECK, married on this date in 1808 in Bracken County, Kentucky, to Catherine KIMMER.  John was the son of Daniel and Catherine (________) HECK, and the younger brother of my Godfrey HECK. Catherine was the daughter of Nicholas and Sarah (FAYLER) KIMMER, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth KIMMER. They had 6 childen.  John died in 1822 in Bracken County, Kentucky.  Catherine died in 1872 in Fayette County, Indiana.

My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Catherine WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1789. Catherine was the daughter of John and Sarah (FLEMING) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my George WRIGHT.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 4th-great granduncle, Henry WARDLAW, was born on this date in 1812 in Brown County, Ohio.  Henry was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth (NESBIT) WARDLAW, and the older brother of my Anna WARDLOW.  Henry married December 1, 1836 in Brown County, Ohio to Mary L. PURDUM.  Mary was born circa 1817 in Ohio.  They had 7 children.  Mary died after the 1860 census of Brown County, Ohio.  Henry died April 1, 1886 in Brown County, Ohio.
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