Thursday, October 25, 2012

Today in Family History - 25 Oct

My 4th great-grandmother Tabitha Ford (Baldwin line) died on this day in 1865 in Montgomery County, Texas [1]. She was buried at Womack Cemetery in Montgomery County, Texas [1].

My 5th great-grandfather Jeremiah Coleman, Jr. (Erickson line) died on this day in 1777 in Morristown, New Jersey [2]. The location of his grave is not known. Jeremiah died of small pox in camp during the American Revolution. He is only one of two direct ancestors I know of that died while serving in the military.

[1] Montgomery County, Texas Cemeteries, Volume 4, Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1981. Page 68, Womack Cemetery.

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