Thursday, June 24, 2010

Family Milestones: June 24th

My maternal 7th-great grandparents, Matthew OSBORNE and Mary REYNOLDS, were married on this date in 1755 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Matthew was born in 1729, 1st month, 12th day in Sussex County, Delaware, the son of Matthew and Isabel (DODSON) OSBORNE.  Mary was born in 1737, 11th month, 15th day, the daughter of William and Mary (BROWN) REYNOLDS.  They lived in Guilford County, North Carolina and raised 8 children. They were members of the Center Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends.  Matthew died January 22, 1816 in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Mary died 1804, 12th month, 13th day in Guilford County, North Carolina.

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Richard MENDENHALL, married on this date in 1758 in Guilford County, North Carolina to Jane THORNBURGH.  Richard was the son of Mordecai and Charity (BEESON) MENDENHALL, and the older brother of my Charity MENDENHALL.  Richard was born in 1737, 9th month, 1st day in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Jane was the daughter of Thomas THORNBURGH.  I do not have her dates of birth or death.  They had 8 children.  Richard died in 1773.  Nothing further is known at this time.

My maternal 3rd-great granduncle, George Washington PENISTEN, was born on this date in 1849 in Indiana.  George was the son of George Washington and Sarah (MUSTARD) PENISTEN, and the younger brother of my John PENISTEN.  George married Jemimah STIGLEMAN, probably in Madison County, Indiana.  Jemimah was born October 10, 1855.  They lived in Lafayette Township, Madison County, Indiana and raised 7 children.  George died July 3, 1904 in Linwood, Madison County, Indiana.  Jemimah died August 13, 1928 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.  

My maternal 6th-great granduncle, Johannis ANTONIDES, was baptized on this date in 1733.  Johannis was the son of Johannis and Johanna (KOUWENHOVEN) ANTONIDES, and the younger brother of my Pieter ANTONIDES.  Johannis married November 23, 1761 to Sarah VAN DORN.  I do not have the dates of birth or death, nor parentage of Sarah.  They had 5 children.  Johannis died in 1797.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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