Author Archives: Pat Shaul

About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related"

Happy 218th Birthday, Grandfather Lee!🎈 🎂

On 5 December 1800, my three times great grandfather, Horatio Lee, was born in Guilford, Connecticut, to William and Mary Summers Lee.  The family migrated West from Connecticut, stopping in New York, and while in West Bloomfield, Ontario County, New … Continue reading

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It is # 222 for 4 times Great Grandparents Munn!

222 years ago on 26 November 1796, in Gill, Massachusetts, Noah Munn, Jr. and Mercy Simons were wed.  Noah was born on 10 May 1772 in Northfield, Massachusetts to Noah Munn, Sr. and Desire Hitchcock.  He died 13 May 1821 … Continue reading

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Frohes Jubiläum Alexander Gaertner und Christina Regina Bauer (24 November 1813)

Today marks the 205th wedding anniversary of my three times great grandparents, Alexander Gaertner and Christina Regina who were married at the Evangelisch in Klein Ingersheim, Württemburg.   Grandfather Alexander and Grandmother Regina were the parents of 12 children: Johann David … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary 3 Times Great Grandparents!

On 20 November 1828, 190 years ago, in Bloomfield, Oakland County, Michigan, Miss Almira Botsford married Mr. Morris Jenks.  Almira was born 27 June 1807 in Salisbury, Connecticut to Simeon Botsford and Esther Clark.  Morris was born on 7 October … Continue reading

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106 Year Old Mistake, Aunt Essie!

106 years ago, 19 November 1912, my grandmother’s sister, Essie, married Louis Kincaid Postle in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.  Aunt Essie was 21, Louis was 25.  The marriage was not a good one and would end in divorce.  In the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Great Grand Uncle George!

It was 149 years ago, 11 November 1869, that George W. Churches was born in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan to Thomas and Harriet Roper Churches.  George became part of the family when he married, Ora Lee on 2 September 1896 … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Great Great Grandmother Lee!🎂

Esther Jenks was born in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan on 24 October 1832, to Morris and Almira Botsford Jenks.    From The Reunion Papers of the Jenks Family by Eva Seymour Jenks: “Esther Jenks, grew in the homestead in the … Continue reading

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