Monthly Archives: October 2018

Roy and Ray Churches – 117 Years Ago

Twin sons, Raymond Charles and Roy Thomas were born to Robert Richard and Hannah Almira [Myra] Lee Churches on 15 October 1901.ย  The brothers were my first cousins, twice removed.ย  Aunt Myra was my great grandmother, Effie Lee Weaver’s sister.ย  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Justin Rosenthral Jenks!๐ŸŽ†๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ†

Justin Rosenthral Jenks, my first cousin, three times removed, was born 150 years ago today on 12 October 1868, to Leman Case Jenks and Lucinda Crandle.ย  Justin was the second son, following Albert Arlington (1856) in the birth order for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, GG Aunt Emmer!

Today marks the 162nd anniversary of the birth of my 2 times great aunt, Emmer Estelle Lee, 11 October 1856.ย  Aunt Emmer was the daughter of Charles Norton Lee and Esther Jenks.ย  ย She was followed in birth order by her … Continue reading

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GGG Grandfather Jenks – 217th Birthday๐ŸŽ‚

On October 7, 1801, Morris Jenks, my 3 times great grandfather, was born in Berkshire, New York, to Laban and Prudence White Jenks.ย  The 19 year old Morris migrated from New York to Oakland County Michigan with his parents and … Continue reading

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