52 Ancestors: #10 ~ Thomas John HACKATHORN ~ After the Flood

RELATIVITY

"The Flood." New Harmony Register 14 Aug. 1875: 3. Web. 11 Mar. 2015. “The Flood.” New Harmony Register 14 Aug. 1875: 3. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.

THE FLOOD

1828 versus 1875

Destruction and Devastation

“Water, water everywhere! There are few of our citizens who do not know of the extent to which the classic Wabash has, in past years, risen, and but few who have not felt the effects of it in a greater or lesser degree; but such an occurrence as the present rise – the magnitude of which has never been witnessed by any one living – claims more than just a passing notice. January and June freshets used to be looked for in times past, as regularly as those months came round, but for such a rise as the present to pour down upon us in August, is unprecedented and will probably never again be witnessed. The well-remembered rise of 1828 is no longer a data, as the rise of…

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Born This Day in 1792 ~ Rachel MILLER

 

Name: Rachel MILLER

Birth: 06 January 1792; Bedford (now Harrison) Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Parents: Elias MILLER and Mary LYBARGER

Spouse: Daniel MAY

Death: 24 May 1854; Harrison Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Relationship to Hollie: paternal 4th great grandmother

Born This Day in 1893 ~ Mary Amna HACKATHORN

 

Mary-and-Jennie-Hack
Mary Hackathorn Champion, left, with sister, Jennie (Photo courtesy of Duane Smith)
Name: Mary Amna HACKATHORN
Birth: 28 December 1893; Ohio
Parents: Thomas John HACKATHORN and Florence D. “Flora” PAISLEY
Spouse: Charles Edward “Chad” CHAMPION
Death: 21 September 1966; Malvern, Carroll County, Ohio

Relationship to Hollie: maternal great aunt