Monthly Archives: June 2018

Happy Birthday, 3 Times Great Grandmother! ūüéā

  Almira Botsford was born 211 years ago (1807) in Salisbury, Connecticut, the daughter of Simeon and Esther Clark Botsford.¬† With her parents, she migrated to Oakland County, Michigan, where she married Morris Jenks on 20 November 1828 in Bloomfield … Continue reading

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Celebration of the marriage of 7 times great grandparents and remembrance of 4 times great grandmother.

It was 288 years ago (1730) that 7 times great grandparents Joseph Lee and Lois Pond were wed.¬† Their daughter Miriam married Mark Hotchkiss whose daughter married William Lee, her second cousin, once removed.¬† And that is why my Lee … Continue reading

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Way to confuse the tree !

Today, 187 years ago, my 3 times great grandparents, Peter Koontz and Elizabeth Derr were married in Stark County, Ohio.¬† They had two children, Caroline and Ezra Peter (1832).¬† I have not found a record of their divorce, but GGG … Continue reading

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Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Gro√ümutter

Well, actually, 3 times great grandmother.¬† ¬†Today, 232 years ago (1786) in Pleidelsheim, W√ľrttemberg, Christiana Regina Bauer was born.¬† She married Alexander G√§rtner on 24 November 1813, in Kleiningersheim.¬† With the great assistance of the LDS church I have found … Continue reading

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Big Birthday Celebrations ūüéā

Today marks the the birthdays of TWO of my four times great grandfathers.¬† ¬†Both born on 11 June, different years. Simeon Botsford was born 255 years ago (1763) in Derby, Connecticut.¬† He married Esther Clark and they removed to Oakland … Continue reading

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