Monthly Archives: April 2020

What is Life? A magazine!

And in the 11 February 1952 issue of that magazine (it cost 20¢, in answer to that question), my grandmother’s brother appeared!  Uncle Heinie was in Life! The man, just to the right of the only woman in the photo … Continue reading

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338th Anniversary of 7th Great Grandparents Lawrence!

338 years ago, 19 April 1682, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, Abigail Bellows wed Isaac Lawrence.  I know little of my 7 times great grandparents.  Most of what I know is in reference to their daughter, my 6 times great grandmother, … Continue reading

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Happy 273rd Birthday, Grandmother Clark!

273 years ago, 15 April 1747, in Wrentham, Massachusetts, Miriam Thayer, my 5 times great grandmother, was born.  In 1763, also in Wrentham, she married Stephen Clark.  The couple were the parents of 5 children: Esther (1771) [my 4 times … Continue reading

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240th Anniversary of Onkel Balthasar und Tante Maria

On 4 April 1780, in the Evangelish in Besigheim, Württemburg, Johann Balthasar Gaertner, son of Melchior Gaertner and Maria Barbara Stockheimer, and Anna Maria Moehl, daughter of Johann David Moehl, were wed.  Balthasar was my 4th great granduncle, the brother … Continue reading

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Happy 180th, Uncle William!

On 3 April 1840, in Monroe Township, Morgan County, Ohio, William Powell Weaver was born to Gottlieb Weber [a.k.a. Goodliff Weaver] and Anne Lane.  William was my great granduncle.  His birth was recorded in the family Bible by his mother … Continue reading

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