Category Archives: Botsford

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 207th Birthday, Cousin Clarence!

  207 years ago, 20 February 1813, in Salisbury, Connecticut, Milton Clarence Botsford [my ½ first cousin, 5 times removed] was born to Lemuel and Lucy Smith Botsford.  Lemuel was my 4th great grandfather, Simeon Botsford’s ½ brother.  With his … Continue reading

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Two Family Birthdays – Two Years Apart

212 years ago, 30 January 1808, in Caroline, New York, my great great grandaunt, Diadama Jenks was born to Laban and Prudence White Jenks, my 4 times great grandparents.  Aunt Diadama was the tenth in a line of 14 children … Continue reading

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Happy 310th Birthday, Cousin Abiah!

24 January 1710, in Milford, Connecticut, my first cousin, 8 times removed, Abiah Botsford was born to Timothy and Mary Peck Botsford.  Abiah only lived less than one year, but his name is what caught my interest in the “Now … Continue reading

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Happy 178th Birthday, Cousins Simeon and Levi!

On 24 November 1841, in Highland Township, Oakland County, Michigan, twin sons, Simeon and Levi were born to Simeon and Mary Ann Delling Botsford.  The boys were 5th and 6th in birth order of the seven children belonging to their … Continue reading

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Remembering 4 times great grandmother, Esther Clark Botsford.

Esther Clark Botsford, daughter of Stephen and Miriam Thayer Clark was born on 19 September 1771 in Wrentham, Massachusetts.  Esther Clark, my four times great grandmother, married Simeon Botsford in Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, on 3 January 1792.  They were the … Continue reading

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Happy 159th Anniversary, Cousins Marion and Francis Seymour!

My first cousin, 4 times removed, Marion Iona Botsford married Francis Deo Seymour 159 years ago on 8 November 1860.  Marion was the daughter of Levi W. and Mary Amanda Park Botsford and was born 8 July 1838 in Michigan … Continue reading

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Happy 474th, Grandfather Botsford!

It was 474 years ago, 6 October 1545, in Charlgrave, Bedsford, England, that my 11 times great grandfather, Richard Botsford was born to John and Agnes Botsford.  On 30 October 1569, he married Neyle also in Charlgrave.  The couple had … Continue reading

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Happy 379th Anniversary, Grandparents Botsford!

379 years ago, on 4 October 1640, in Milford, Connecticut, my 9 times great grandparents, Henry Botsford and Elizabeth Woolhead were married.  The actual date is not recorded, but, Elizabeth was admitted to the church in Milford on that date … Continue reading

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Happy 248th Birthday, Grandmother Botsford!

On 19 September 1771, 248 years ago, Esther Clark was born.   I have not been able to nail down her parents or the location of her birth.  I have confirmed through the Botsford Genealogy, The Line of Samuel, 1.1.3, volume … Continue reading

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