Monday, October 1, 2012

Today in Family History - 01 Oct

My 2nd great-grandmother Clara Ann Clarke (Baldwin line) died on this day in 1958 at the Pasadena Nursing Home in Pasadena, Harris, Texas [1, 2, 3]. She was buried at McAdams Cemetery in Walker County, Texas [1, 2].

My 5th great-grandmother Judith Ayres (Baldwin line) was born on this day in 1768 in Buckingham County, Virginia [4, 5, 6].

My 5th great-grandparents Robert Rankin and Margaret Kendall Berry (Anders line) were married on this day in 1781 in Frederick County, Virginia [7, 8].

References
[1] Walker County, Texas Cemeteries, Volume 2, North Walker County, Walker County Genealogical Society, Huntsville, TX, 2004. Page 96, McAdams Cemetery.
[2] Death Records of Harris County, Texas. Death certificate for Clara Ann Clarke.
[3] B. F. Baldwin, Jr. Bible. Owned by Benjamin Franklin Baldwin. Jr. and Clara Ann Clarke. "Deaths Page".
[4] Nathan Ayres Family Bible. Partial transcription of Ayres genealogy data, The Library of Virginia, Archives and Manuscripts, Ayres family Bible record, 1768-1814.
[6] Mayo, Mary E., Sixteen Hundred Lines To Pilgrims, Lineage Book III, National Society of the Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims, Genealogical Publishing Co. Page 631.
[7] Records of the U. S. National Archives and Records Admin: Revolutionary War Pension Files. File #W26365, Robert Rankin(s). Peggy Rankin's testimony before the Republic of Texas 6th Judicial District Court, 22 Mar 1844.
[8] White, Virgil D., Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Volume III: N-Z, The National Historical Publishing Company, Waynesboro, Tennessee, 1992. Page 2812.

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