Everyday People

Asa Croasmun

On this day, 19 February 1864, Asa Croasmun (my spouse’s 4th great-grandfather) passed away.

Born on 15 October 1794, in either Massachusetts or in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire, Asa Croasmun was the son of Asa Croasmun and Patience Oliver.

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Rebecca Ann (Moore) Layton

On this day, 14 January 1926, Rebecca Ann (Moore) Layton passed away. She was my 3rd great-grandmother.

Born in 1841, in Waretown, Ocean County, New Jersey, Rebecca Ann Moore was the daughter of George Moore, an immigrant from Scotland, and Hannah Chamberlin. She joined a two-year-old brother, Elwood W. Moore, who was born in 1839.

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James Christian Ardinger

On this day, 5 December 1876, James Christian Ardinger, my 3rd great-grandfather, passed away.

Born on 16 November 1839, in Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, James Christian Ardinger was the son of Charles Godfrey Ardinger and Jane Shook. He joined older brother, John William Ardinger, who was born two years earlier on 13 December 1837.
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Johan Georg Herwig

On this day, 2 December 1868, Johan Georg Herwig, my spouse’s 3rd great-grandfather, passed away.

Born on 17 May 1812, in Hesse-Kassel, Germany, nothing is known of Johan Georg Herwig’s childhood, including his parentage.

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Rumsey Shuler Watts

On this day, 22 November 1896, Rumsey Shuler Watts died. He was my 4th great-grandfather.

Rumsey Shuler Watts was born on 15 December 1810, in Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky to parents Charles Watts and Rebecca Boone. He joined older brothers Jesse Boggess Watts, born 6 February 1807, and John Boone Watts, born 15 November 1808. Brother Vincent Watts was born and died four years prior in 1806.

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