Sunday, May 16, 2010

Family Milestones: May 16th

My paternal 5th-great grandaunt, Mary HAINES, married on this date in 1822 in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey to Benjamin DAVIS, son of David and Martha (COLES) DAVIS.  Mary was the daughter of Robert and Rachel (VENICOMB) HAINES, and the younger sister of my Hannah HAINES.  Mary was born July 10, 1784 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Benjamin was born November 28, 1776 in Waterford Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey.  Benjamin died March 20, 1843 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Mary died December 14, 1843 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My paternal 2nd-great grandfather, George Washington HALEY, was born on this date in 1840 in Hardin County, Ohio.  George was the son of George J. and Rachel (GARY) HALEY.  George married October 14, 1862 in Ashland County, Ohio to Mary Jane SHERRICK, daughter of David and Susan (JACOBS) SHERRICK.  Mary was born January 13, 1844 in Ashland County, Ohio.  They lived in Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana and had 7 children.  Mary died January 15, 1916 in Jay County, Indiana.  George died December 16, 1892 in Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

My maternal great-granduncle, Paul LAMBERTSON, was born on this date in 1908 in Hamilton County, Indiana.  Paul was the son of Charles Wilson and Pearl May (BEALS) LAMBERTSON, and the younger brother of my Clemon Beals LAMBERTSON.  Paul married in 1929 in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana to Goldie R. LAYCOCK, daughter of Joe and Mary (JORDAN) LAYCOCK.  Goldie was born May 5, 1909.  They lived in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana and raised 2 daughters.  Goldie died March 28, 1994 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.  Paul died May 18, 1994 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana. Both are buried in Sunset Memorial Garden, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal great-grandaunt, Pauline LAMBERTSON, was born on this date in 1908 in Hamilton County, Indiana.  Pauline was the daughter of Charles Wilson and Pearl May (BEALS) LAMBERTSON, and the younger brother of my Clemon Beals LAMBERTSON.  Pauline married May 10, 1923 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana to Forrest VAN NESS.  Forrest was born May 4, 1904 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.  They lived in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana and raised 6 children.  Forrest died June 3, 1989 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.  Pauline died May 26, 1992 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Elwood City Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.

My paternal 5th-great granduncle, Ulrich SHIRK, was born on this date in 1751.  Ulrich was the son of Ulrich and Anna (SWARR) SCHERCH, and the older brother of my David SHIRK.  Ulrich married Maria EBERLY.  Maria was born December 12, 1759 and died June 6, 1831.  Ulrich died May 14, 1842.  Nothing further is known at this time.
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