Saturday, May 29, 2010

Family Milestones: May 29th

My paternal 2nd-great grandaunt, Elizabeth WEHRLY, married on this date in 1860 in Jay County, Indiana to Hiram B. HARTER, son of Henry and Mary Ann (TEAFORD) HARTER.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Johannes and Barbara (PETRY) WEHRLY, and the older sister of my William P. WEHRLY.  Elizabeth was born June 27, 1841 in Preble County, Ohio.  Hiram was born in 1838 in Butler Township, Darke County, Ohio.  Hiram served in the Civil War in Company I, 147th Indiana Volunteer Infantry.  They lived in Jay County, Indiana and raised 6 children.  Hiram died April 10, 1912 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  Elizabeth died November 12, 1890 in Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana.

My paternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Cyrene PHILBRICK, married on this date in 1856 to William Goldsberry COX.  Cyrene was the daugther of Joel and Sally (FOX) PHILBRICK, and the younger sister of my Emeline PHILBRICK.  Cyrene was born September 5, 1824 in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio.  William was born April 14, 1818 in Cumberland, Ohio.  They had 3 children.  William died April 1, 1889 in Rose Lawn, Indiana.  Cyrene died December 15, 1898 in Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana.

My maternal 4th-great grandaunt, Elizabeth PENISTEN, was born on this date in 1804 in Pike County, Ohio.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Isaac and Sarah Elizabeth (________) PENISTEN, and the older sister of my George Washington PENISTEN.  Elizabeth married Samuel MOORE, son of Joseph MOORE.  Samuel was born August 2, 1795 in Fayette County, Kentucky.  They had at least 1 son.  Elizabeth died April 4, 1874 in Madison County, Indiana.

My paternal 3rd-great granduncle, Joel PHILBRICK, was born on this date in 1813.  Joel was the son of Joel and Sally (FOX) PHILBRICK, and the older brother of my Emeline PHILBRICK.  Joel married November 20, 1855 to Carrie E. BROWN.  Carrie was born July 31, 1824.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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