Thursday, May 9, 2013

Today in Family History - 09 May

My 4th great-grandparents Derk van Zanten and Sijtje Hoffman (Thompson line) were married on this day in 1829 in Uithuizen, Groningen, Netherlands [1].

My 5th great-grandmother Precilla Boatwright (Anders line) died on this day in 1873 in Milam County, Texas [2, 3]. She was buried in Gilleland Cemetery on the family farm in Milam County [2].

[1] Marriage Records of Uithuizen, Netherlands. Record No. 10 (for 1829) - page 1 and page 2. Transcription
[2] Holman, Norinne Holder, 170 Years of Cemetery Records in Milam County, Texas, Volume 1 A-M, Armstrong Printing, Inc., Austin, TX, 2001. Page 326, Gilleland Cemetery.
[3] Young, Patricia Gilleland and L. Richard Scroggins, The Tree and the Vine, Gilleland Branches from Texas Roots. Page 106.

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