Monday, September 20, 2010

Family Milestones: September 20th

My paternal 4th-great grandaunt, Anne WOOLSTON, married on this date in 1817 in Burlington County, New Jersey to Joshua WOOLSTON.  Anne was the daughter of Samuel and Hannah (HAINES) WOOLSTON, and the older sister of my Rachel WOOLSTON.  I do not yet know the parentage of Joshua WOOLSTON.  Joshua was born circa 1797 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  Anne was born March 16, 1797 in Burlington County, New Jersey.  They had 5 children.  I do not have Anne's date of death. Joshua died in 1860 in Burlington County, New Jersey.


My maternal 5th-great grandmother, Elizabeth RAINS, was born on this date in 1789.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Anthony and Nancy (GRAHAM) RAINS.  Elizabeth married October 15, 1807 in Randolph County, North Carolina to John W. POE.  John's parentage is unknown.  John was born 1781 in North Carolina. They moved to Morgan County, Indiana before 1850.  Elizabeth died in Morgan County, Indiana.  John died after September 17, 1850 in Morgan County, Indiana.


My maternal 5th-great grandaunt, Mary NESBIT, was born on this date in 1779 in Virginia.  Mary was the daughter of Samuel and Mary (BERRY) NESBIT, and the younger sister of my Elizabeth NESBIT.  Mary married Alexander MARTIN on April 23, 1805.  Mary died in 1852.  Nothing further is known at this time.


My maternal 3rd-great grandaunt, Nancy Ann WRIGHT, was born on this date in 1840 in Brown County, Ohio.  Nancy was the daughter of John and Anna (WARDLOW) WRIGHT, and the younger sister of my Joseph W. WRIGHT.  Nancy married August 12, 1860 in Brown County, Ohio to Levi WARDLOW, son of Arana "Rainey" and Adelina D. (DENNIS) WARDLOW.  Levi was born April 7, 1839 in Ohio.  They had 7 children and lived in Washington Township, Brown County, Ohio.  Levi died December 29, 1926 in Washington Township, Brown County, Ohio.  Nancy died July 17, 1912 in Washington Township, Brown County, Ohio. Both are buried in the Wardlow Cemetery # 2, Washington Township, Brown County, Ohio.



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