On This Day in 1843

166 Years Ago Today
January 3, 1843

Martha Rasnake was born to Jonas Rasnake and Rachel Laforce in Russell County, VA. My 2nd cousin, three times removed was one of nine children:

  1. John M. Preston Rasnake
  2. Catherine Rasnake
  3. Elijah Laforce Rasnake
  4. James Harvey Rasnake
  5. Mary Rasnake
  6. Martha Rasnake
  7. Sarah Rasnake
  8. Noah Kernan Rasnake
  9. Henry Clay Rasnake

——————————

118 Years Ago Today
January 3, 1891

James N. Sutherland,my 2nd cousin, twice removed, was the youngest of 10 children born to Elihu Sutherland and Sereldia Jane Kiser:

  1. Neurassie Sutherland
  2. Martha V. Sutherland
  3. Orval Sutherland
  4. Cynthia Sutherland
  5. Wade H. Sutherland
  6. Albert B. Sutherland
  7. Manoria Sutherland
  8. Elijah B. Sutherland
  9. Susie Sutherland
  10. James N. Sutherland
Picture of James’ father Elihu and Uncle Elijah
——————————
79 Years Ago Today
January 3, 1930 – September 9, 1950

Robert French Dotson, my 2nd cousin, once removed, died in the Korean War.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s