Monthly Archives: March 2020

Happy 233rd Birthday, Aunt Clarissa and Aunt Chloe!

Twin sisters, Clarissa and Chloe Munn were born 233 years ago on 28 March 1787, in Gill, Massachusetts to Noah, Sr. and Desire Hitchcock Munn.  The women were my 4th great grandaunts, younger sisters of my 4th great grandfather, Noah … Continue reading

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Happy 129th Anniversary, Aunt Myra and Uncle Robert!

On 26 March 1891 in Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, Hannah Almira [Myra] Lee, daughter of Charles Norton and Esther Jenks Lee, married Robert Richard Churches, son of Thomas and Harriet Roper Churches.  Robert and Myra were the parents of seven … Continue reading

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Happy 165th great granduncle Jasper!

Jasper P. Weaver was born on 25 March 1855, in Perry County, Ohio, to Goodliff and Anne Lane Weaver. Mostly faded, Jasper’s birth is recorded in the family Bible by his mother.   Sadly, a little over five years later, 25 … Continue reading

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Happy 356th Birthday, Grandmother Isham!

On 21 March 1664, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, Jane Parker was born to Robert and Sarah James Parker.  Jane was my 8th great grandmother.  Grandmother married John Isham, in Barnstable, on 16 December 1687.   They were the parents of nine children: … Continue reading

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COVID-19 is playing havoc with my Dr. Spock Childhood.

I have to admit, I am a creature of habit — pretty much rigid in my need for order and I take comfort in knowing what I am supposed to be doing any given day.   I very much dislike change … Continue reading

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Happy 350th Anniversary, Cousin Nathaniel and Aunt Hannah Baldwin!

On 12 March 1670, in Milford, Connecticut, Nathaniel Baldwin, Jr., son of Nathaniel and Abigail Camp Baldwin, married Hannah Botsford, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Woolhead Botsford.    Nathaniel happens to be my first cousin, 10 times removed.  Hannah is … Continue reading

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Happy 185th Uncle Oliver!

On 9 March 1835, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, my great great granduncle, Oliver Torry Jenks, was born to Morris and Almira Botsford Jenks.  Uncle Oliver married twice: Marian Murphy (26 December 1858) and Evelyn Roselia Seymour (17 March 1886). … Continue reading

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Happy 145th Anniversary, Aunt Minerva and Uncle Samuel!

On 8 March 1875, in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, my great great grandaunt, Minerva Jenks married Samuel Bolton.  Minerva was the daughter of Morris and Almira Botsford Jenks and the sister of my great great grandmother, Esther Jenks Lee.  Prior … Continue reading

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Happy 212, Uncle Richard!

Richard Lee, my 3rd great granduncle, was born 212 years ago, 3 March 1808, in West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, to William and Mary Summers Lee.  Uncle Richard was the 7th of 8 children in the Lee brood [my 3 … Continue reading

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