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After the Jenks Family, I discovered my Botsford roots

My great-great-great grandmother was Almira Botsford Jenks, wife of Morris Jenks. Because the Botsford name was familiar in my area (the Botsford Inn was a famous local of the famous and want-to-be famous. I decided to look into any connection. … Continue reading

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Happy 279th Birthday, Grandfather Clark!

279 years ago, 29 January 1742, in Medfield, Massachusetts, my 5th Great-Grandfather, Stephen Clark was born. His father was Solomon Clark. In 1763, in Wrentham, Massachusetts, he married Miriam Thayer, the daughter of Josiah Thayer. The couple made their home … Continue reading

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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 215th Birthday, Uncle Simeon!

My third great granduncle, Simeon Botsford, Jr., was born 215 years ago on 26 September 1805, in Salisbury, Connecticut, to Simeon and Esther Clark Botsford, my 4th great grandparents. Uncle Simeon was the seventh child in a list of 11 … Continue reading

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