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Happy 122nd Birthday, Cousin Pearl!

My first cousin, twice removed, Pearl Geneva Churches, was born on 21 February 1899, to George W. and Ora Lee Churches. Pearl was my grandfather’s first cousin. At the age of 22, on 4 August 1921, Pearl married Ortheldo Miller, … Continue reading

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Happy 232nd Birthday, Cousin George Washington Comstock!

232 years ago, 5 February 1789, in Smithfield, Rhode Island, my first cousin, 6 times removed, George Washington Comstock, was born to Ichabod and Sarah Jenks Comstock. His parents were part of the new country that apparently revered George Washington. … Continue reading

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Happy 289th Birthday, Patriot Grandfather Jesse Jenks!

289 years ago, on 22 January 1735, in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, my 5th great grandfather, Jesse Jenks, was born to John and Prudence Lawrence Jenks. Grandfather married Mary Rhonda Smith , the daughter of Jacob and Dinah Harris Smith, on 11 … 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 330th Birthday, Grandmother White!

330 years ago on 7 October 1690, in Tauton, Bristol Co, Massachusetts, my 7th great grandmother, Abigail Crossman was born to John and Joanna Thayer Crosman. About 1711, Abigail married Thomas White, in Tauton. I only have record of two … Continue reading

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Happy 192nd Birthday, Cousin Ransom!

192 years ago, 27 September 1828, in Speedsville, New York, my first cousin, 4 times removed, Ransom M Jenks was born to Seth and Levinia Jenks Jenks [she was the daughter of Michael and Sarah Hunt Jenks]. On 2 October … Continue reading

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Happy 190th Birthday, Cousin Susan!

My second cousin, 4 times removed, Susan Adelia Jenks was born in Jenksville, New York,190 years ago to Calvin and Annis Ellen Brown Jenks, the sixth of twelve eventual children in that family. Susan grew up in Jenksville and in … Continue reading

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Happy 239th Birthday, Cousin Ahab!

My first cousin, 5 times removed, Ahab Jenks, was born 239 years ago on 7 September 1781 to Jacob and Martha Mowrey Jenks. On 16 April 1802, he married Abigail Wilbur, the daughter of Jeremiah and Patience Wilbur. Of his … Continue reading

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