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Today In Genealogy History – October 7, 2012

Zillah Ward and Thomas W. Jewell were married 166 years ago – October 7, 1846 – in Rushville, Illinois.  Zillah was the daughter of Aaron Ward.  Thomas was the son of Ebenezer Jewell and Patience Quimby.  Thomas and Zillah had 9 children:  Thomas T., Lucinda Amanda, Julia Miranda, Charles T., John C., Ebenezer Ward, Enoch Sumner, Elmer E. and Parkhurst Jewell.  The family moved to Fillmore County, Nebraska.

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