Monthly Archives: June 2020

In memory of Great Granduncle Adam

One of my favorite family member names is that of my great granduncle, George Adam Hempleman Weaver.  He was my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver’s younger brother.  I guess GG Grandfather Goodliff [nee: Gottlieb Weber] and GG Grandmother Anne wanted to … Continue reading

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Happy 412th Birthday, Grandfather Botsford!

Henry Botsford [my ninth great grandfather] was born 412 years ago, 15 June 1608, in Sundon, Bedfordshire, England to Edward and Alice Prior Botsford.  He was baptized there in 1608.  By 1640, he was in the colony of Connecticut as … Continue reading

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Happy 234th Birthday, Großmutter Gaertner!

234 years ago, 13 June 1786, in Pleidelsheim, Württemberg, my great great great grandmother, Christina Regina Bauer was born to Gotthardt Bauer. and Regina Wolf.  Regina married Alexander Gaertner on 24 November 1813 in Klein Ingersheim, Württemberg. The couple were … Continue reading

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Happy 383rd Anniversary, Grandfather and Grandmother White!

383 years ago, 11 June 1637, Nicholas White, the son of Walter and Mary Brown White, married Susanna Humphrey, the daughter of Jonas and Frances Coley Humphrey.  The pair were my 9th great grandparents.   Both were born in England: Nicholas … Continue reading

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OK, Boomer!

It was on this day, 8 June in 1874, 146 years ago, that my 3rd cousin, six times removed, Boomer Jenks passed away. He might not have made my list of strange familial names except for the current craze of … Continue reading

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Happy 163rd Anniversary, Aunt Minerva and Uncle Nathaniel!

163 years ago, 7 June 1857, in Wayne County, Michigan, Minerva B. Jenks, the daughter of Morris and Almira Botsford Jenks, married Nathaniel Barnes, the son of Timothy and Rose Ann Barnes. Aunt Minerva was my great great grandaunt, the … Continue reading

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