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Today In Genealogy History – October 7

Zillah Ward and Thomas W. Jewell were married 167 years ago – October 7, 1846 – in Schuyler County, Illinois.  Zillah was the daughter of Aaron Ward, born March 18, 1823, in Indiana.  Thomas was the son of Ebenezer Jewell and Patience Quimby, born April 3, 1815, in Maine.  Zillah and Thomas had 9 children:  Thomas T., Lucinda Amanda, Julia Mirand, Charles T., John C., Eben Ward, Enoch Sumner, Elmer E. and Parkhurst Jewell.

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