Monthly Archives: December 2020

Happy 167th Anniversary, Cousin George Washington and Laura Bacon Walcott Botsford!

28 December 1863 in Livingston County, Michigan, my first cousin, 4 times removed, George Washington Botsford married Laura Bacon Wolcott. Cousin George was the son of Abner Clark and Susan Baird Botsford, born on 15 April 1831, in Connecticut. By … Continue reading

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Happy 294th Anniversary, Grandparents Fuller!

294 years ago, on 20 December 1726, my 7 times great grandparents, Samuel Fuller and Lydia Conant were married in Barnstable, Massachusetts. Samuel was born November 1681 in Barnstable, the son of Barnabas and Elizabeth Young Fuller. Lydia was born … Continue reading

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Happy 161st Birthday, Cousin Fred!

My first cousin, 3 times removed, Fred Wellington Jenks, was born 161 years ago on 19 December 1859, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan. He was the son of Olivery Torrey Jenks and Marian Murphy. The best description of Fred comes … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Grandfather Botsford and Grandmother Botsford and Elizabeth Fletcher Botsford!

My eight times great grandfather, Elnathan Botsford (1641-1690) appears to have believed in the KISS principal, Keep It Simple, Sir! On this date, 12 December, in 1665, he married Elizabeth Fletcher, the daughter of John Fletcher. They had one daughter, … Continue reading

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Happy 177th Birthday, Mary Malvina Doying Botsford!

Mary Malvina Doying was born 177 years ago, 11 December 1843, in Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada, to James and Georgia Scott Doying. By 8 September 1867, she had migrated to Tuscola County, Michigan where she married Simeon Botsford, the son of … Continue reading

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It is Uncle Volney’s 182nd Birthday!

My great great grand uncle, Volney Lee, was born on 4 December 1838, in Michigan, to Horatio and Hannah Munn Lee [my great great great grandparents]. On 6 May 1858, Uncle Volney married Cornelia Waters, the daughter of John and … Continue reading

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Happy 178th Birthday, Cousin Ira!

My second cousin, 4 times removed, Ira Munn, was born 178 years ago on 1 December 1842 in Stowe, Vermont, to Josephus and Lucretia Parker Munn. Ira served as a Private in the Union Army from 15 Nov 1861 through … Continue reading

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