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Re: Any connecton between James and Aaron Dalbey?
Posted by: Susan Egger (ID *****0824) Date: March 23, 2010 at 06:38:00
In Reply to: Any connecton between James and Aaron Dalbey? by Michele of 472

The history of Vermillion County shows Nancy Kizer as Aaron's second wife. Nancy Prong was the first and Henrietta Catlin the third wife.

Says "Excert from Vermillion County IL (PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM. Page 447) under Samuel Dalby
The subject of this sketch was born in Randolph County, Ind., Oct. 12, 1829, and is the son of Aaron and Nancy (Wright) Dalbey, who where natives respectively of Pennsylvania and Indiana, the father born in 1797, and by trade a mill-wright and general mechanic. He served in the War of 1812, and came to Illinois in 1831, from Randolph County, Ind. He settled on the farm now owned by George Jones, and tile year later later purchased 300 acres of land comprising the present Farm of John McFarland and lived there until his decease, which took place in 1855. He was a prominent man in his community and erected the old mill located on South Fork. He was three times married, having five children by the first, two by the second, and four now living by the third wife. Our subject was the child of his second marriage, and is the only one living of that union. Mrs. Nancy (Wright) Dalbey, the mother of our subject, died in this county in 1833. "

There is reference to "Wright" also, probably because she was married before this to 'Wright' and this was subsequent marriage.


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