Monthly Archives: June 2018

Happy Birthday, 3 Times Great Grandmother! 🎂

  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, Großmutter

Well, actually, 3 times great grandmother.   Today, 232 years ago (1786) in Pleidelsheim, Württemberg, Christiana Regina Bauer was born.  She married Alexander Gärtner 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 🎂

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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