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Heston,Elisha & Sarah descend.of Gap, PA
Posted by: Thomas E. Martin, Jr. Date: January 11, 1999 at 08:49:58
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Seeking further descendants of Elisha and Sarah Martin Heston of Gap, Pennsylvania. Here is what I have:

Sarah Ann Martin. Born, 8 December 1824, in West Marlborough Township, Chester County, PA. Died 3 May 1887.

She married 15 May 1845, Elisha G. Heston (Died 19 December 1876), son of Zebulon and Esther Goodwin Heston. Children:
i. Annie Heston. Born, 11 January 1847
ii. Abia Edwin Heston. Born, 13 April 1849
iii. William M. Heston. Born 8 March, 1853. Died, ___ August 1901.
iv. Thomas Z. Heston. Born, 27 August 1856
v. Ella Heston. Born, 15 February 1859. Died the next day.
vi. Charles Heston. Born 29 February 1860.
vii. Tacy J. Heston. Born 19 January 1868. Died, 6 January 1869.

Elisha G. Heston was a wheelwright in Gap, Lancaster County, PA. Elisha and Sarah were members of the Presbyterian Church there and Elisha also dealt in lumber and coal. I have several epistles from Sarah to share with those interested.

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Annie Heston. Born, 11 January 1847. Died, 19 August 1909.

She married Edward D. Kosure, a dentist of Harrisburg, PA. Children:

i. Charles Bowers Kosure. Born 27 November, 1866. Died (in Harrisburg, PA?) 11 February, 1913.

No further information avaialble.

A[bi]a Edwin Heston. Born, 13 April 1849. Died 6 December 1915, in Jacksonville, FL.

He married, Florence Waldron. Children:

i. Tacy Josephine Heston. Born, 15 November 1875. Died _____ 1881.
ii. Charles Edwin Heston. Born, 7 July 1877.
iii. child who died in infancy.
iv. child who died in infancy.

Edwin Heston worked for Western Union. No further information available.

William M. Heston. Born 8 March, 1853. Died, ___ August 1901.

Shortly after the death of his father Elisha, William suffered some serious illness for which his uncle William Martin prescribed expensive medicine. See letter above from Dr. William Martin to his father Thomas Martin.

Thomas Z. Heston. Railroad man. Born, 27 August 1856.

He married Mary Bradfield on __________. Children:

i. W. Parke Heston. Born _____ August 1901. He was an accomplished vocalist. (of Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA?).
ii. child who died in infancy.

On 30 September 1868, Thomas Martin paid Solomon Pusey, Jr., $6.00 for two months schooling of Thomas Heston at London Grove Friends School, in London Grove, Chester County, PA.

Thomas Z. Heston worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Philadelphia and lived in Ridley Park.

Ella Heston. Born, 15 February 1859. Died the next day.

Charles E. Heston. Born 29 February 1860.
He married Edith Denny (Born, 12 February 1862). Children:

i. Edith D. Heston. Born, 16 June 1883.
ii. Charles T. Heston. Died as an infant.

Charles E. Heston died in Gap, Lancaster County, PA.

Tacy J. Heston. Born 19 January 1868. Died, 6 January 1869.

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Anybody know this family??? Would like to contact my cousins.




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