Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Family Milestones: May 5th

My maternal 3rd-great grandparents, Edmund G. PIERCE and Catherine GROENENDYKE, were married on this date in 1864 in Madison County, Indiana.  Edmund was the son of Francis S. and Rebecca (PAGE) PIERCE.  Catherine was the daughter of Elias and Nancy (JENKINS) GROENENDYKE.  Edmund was born April 30, 1837 in Wayne County, Indiana.  Catherine was born on February 4, 1843 in Madison County, Indiana.  They had 5 children and lived in Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana where Edmund was a farmer.  Edmund died January 8, 1875 in Madison County, Indiana.  Catherine died December 10, 1913 in Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, James J. HEATON, was born on this date in 1848 in Brown County, Indiana.  James was the son of James R. and Elizabeth (JACOBS) HEATON, and the younger brother of my Rebecca Ann HEATON.  James married October 6, 1867 in Schuyler County, Missouri to Sarah A. MERIDETH, daughter of Simon and Phoebe (ASHBAUGH) MERIDETH.  Sarah was born April 14, 1852 in Lancaster, Schuyler County, Missouri.  They had 9 children.  Sarah died August 7, 1927 in Lancaster, Schuyler County, Missouri.  James died July 24, 1934 in Lancaster, Schuyler County, Missouri.  Both are buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuyler County, Missouri.

My paternal 7th-great grandfather, John DAVIS, was born on this date in 1692 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  John was the son of William and Elizabeth (BRISLEY) DAVIS.  John married August 25, 1715 in Westerly, Rhode Island to Elizabeth MAXSON, daughter of John and Judith (CLARKE) MAXSON.  John was a minister of the Seventh Day Baptist Church. They had 9 children and lived in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  Elizabeth died April 18, 1751 in Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  John died April 18, 1745 in Squam, Monmouth County, New Jersey.


My maternal 6th-great grandmother, Sibell LITTELL, was born on this date in 1769 in Virginia.  Sibell married in 1787 in Morgantown, Virginia to William JACOBS, son of Jacob and Hannah (JOHNSON) JACOBS.  William was born in 1765 in Virginia.  They had 9 children and lived in Fleming County, Kentucky and Adams County, Ohio.  William died in 1841 in Brown County, Ohio.  Sibell died September 9, 1853 in Adams County, Ohio.


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