Monthly Archives: September 2019

Happy 405th Bday, Grandmother Fuller!

  Jane Lothrop, my 10th great grandmother, was born on 29 September 1614, in Edgerton, Kent, England, to the Rev. John and Hannah Howes Lothrop.  By 1635, Rev. Lothrop had moved his family across the Atlantic Ocean to Barnstable, Massachusetts, … Continue reading

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Happy 184th, Cousin Ol!

184 years ago, 24 September 1835, in Oakland County, Michigan, my first cousin, 4 times removed, Oliver Torrey Case was born to Leman and Polly Jenks Case.  Ol was the fifth child of six in his parents’ brood, and the … Continue reading

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Happy 158th Anniversary, Uncle William and Aunt Catherine

It was 158 years ago, 22 September 1861, in Perry County, Ohio, that my great granduncle William Powell Weaver and Catherine Elizabeth Deaver were married. William Powell was the brother of my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver, and the son of … Continue reading

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Happy 187th Birthday, Cousin Eli!

My first cousin, 4 times removed, Eli Thayer was born 187 years ago on 21 September 1832 in Pembrooke, New York, to Darius and Diadama Jenks Thayer.  Eli was the second of five children.  Soon after Eli’s birth, and before … Continue reading

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Happy 183rd, Cousin Edwin!

Edwin R. Williams, my first cousin, 4 times removed, was born 20 September 1836, in Oakland County, Michigan, to John and Patience Jenks Williams.  He was the second of three children Aunt Patience had with John Williams.  She was married … 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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Happy Birthday, Freelove!

302 years ago, on 13 September 1717, my first cousin, 8 times removed, Freelove Jenks, was born to Ebenezer and Mary Butterworth Jenks.  [You just cannot make up these names – just imagine, a child of the 60s with a … Continue reading

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