Tuesday, December 25, 2012

On This Day - Dec 25th

On This Day...

1705 - Birth: Pelatiah Morgan, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
1740 - Death: Samuel Partridge, Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
1776 - Birth: Oliver Dark,
1776 - Birth: Oliver Dark, Chatham County, North Carolina
1834 - Birth: Margaret Jane Bell, Crawford County, Indiana
1836 - Birth: John F. Winter, Oberbaar, Ahrweiler, Rheinland, Germany
1843 - Birth: Margaret Denbo,
1846 - Death: Jemima Holtzclaw, Garrard County, Kentucky
1852 - Alternate Birth: Margaret Lommel,
1853 - Birth: Margaret Lommel,
1860 - Birth: Gabriella A. Branch, Winn Parrish, LA
1880 - Birth: Laurence Frances Beaudreau, Wisconsin
1884 - Birth: Rachel Loretta Walker, Knapp, Dunn County, Wisconsin
1886 - Death: Amanda Straughan, Crawford County, Indiana
1890 - Marriage: Robert E. Lee McMurry and Lela Lawrence Louisiana Dark, Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana
1890 - Marriage: Robert Lee Dark and Cora Belinda Jones, Winn Parish, Louisiana
1932 - Death: James Lawrence Dark, Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, Louisiana
1939 - Death: Sarah Jane Landiss,
1966 - Death: Versie Hazel Stroud, Floyd County Hospital, New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana

Note the lack of recent dates for either births, marriages or deaths.  This backs up my claim in an earlier Advent Calendar post that none of these events had happened in my family in recent times, thus we don't tend to focus on them at Christmas time.

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