Monthly Archives: May 2019

Mother’s Day 2019

This Mother’s Day, I think back generations of strong, defiant, women who have molded generation after generation.  It must have been in my mother’s DNA.  Dating as far back as her 7 times great grandmother, Esther Ballard Jencks, there was … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy | Leave a comment

Remembering Great Grandfather Weaver

It was on this date, 11 May, 90 years ago, in 1929, that Great Grandfather Weaver passed away. Lemuel Weaver was born 26 August 1857 in Perry, Ohio, to Goodliff Weaver (nee: Gottlieb Weber) and Anne Lane.  He worked at … Continue reading

Posted in Detroit, Grave Markers, Uncategorized, Weaver | Leave a comment

Big Day for 8 Times Great Grandmother Anphillis Angell Smith!

It was 9 May 1641 in Providence, Rhode Island, when Anphillis Angell was born to Thomas and Alice Ashton Angell.  Then, 22 years to the day later, in 1663. she married Edward Smith, the son of Christopher and Alice Smith.  … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Jenks, Revolutionary War | Leave a comment

Remembering 4 times Great Grandmother Lee.

Mary Summers Lee passed away on 8 May 1860, 159 years ago, in Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan.  She was laid to rest beside her husband, William Lee, in the Quaker Cemetery on Gill Road in that same township.  This is … Continue reading

Posted in LEE | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, Cousin!!!!!

Hezekiah Brown, my first cousin, 8 times removed, was born on 7 May 1725, to Daniel Brown and Mary Sprague.   Mary was the daugher of Jonathan Sprague and Mehitable Holbrook, my 8 times great grandparents.   Patience Sprague, one of their … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy | Leave a comment