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 273rd, Grandfather Munn!

Noah Munn, Sr., my 5 times great grandfather, was born 17 April 1746 in Deerfield, Massachusetts to John and Mary Holton Munn.  Grandfather married Desire Hitchcock on 7 December 1769 in Brimfield, Massachusetts.  The two were the parents of eight:  … Continue reading

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Thankful for Grandma Thankful.

Happy 237th birthday, Grandmother Simons!   Thankful Isham [my 5 times great grandmother] was born on 21 March 1752 to Timothy and Rebecca Fuller Isham in Bolton, Connecticut.   She married Jonathan Simons and the couple had nine children:  Thankful, Hannah, Abigail, … Continue reading

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Happy 186th Birthday. Grandfather Lee!

Charles Norton Lee, my great great grandfather, was born 13 March 1833 in Oakland County, Michigan to Horatio and Hannah Munn Lee.  On Christmas Day, 1855, he married Esther Jenks at her father’s home in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan.  The … Continue reading

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Follow up on Grandpa Gardner

It appears Grandpa Gardner gave himself a belated birthday present in 1904.  On 11 March 1904, his divorce from his third wife, Mary McConnell was final.  They married on 26 March 1890 in Ligonier, Indiana, and it was apparently not … Continue reading

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Happy 186th, Great Great Grandfather Gardner!

On 10 March 1833, Wilhelm Gotthardt Gaertner, was born to Alexander Gaertner and Christina Regina Bauer in Klein Ingersheim, Württemberg.  Grandpa Gardner as he was known to his family, lived a very interesting life. Wilhelm Gardner came from Northern Germany … Continue reading

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Happy 269th Grandmother Munn!

Desire Hitchcock was born to Moses and Bethiah Hitchcock on 5 March 1750 in Brimfield, Massachusetts.  She married Noah Munn, Sr. on 7 December 1769, also in Brimfield.  Noah and Desire were my 5 times great grandparents.  Their children (8) … Continue reading

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Remembering Aunt Teen –

  Christiana Weaver Rinehart Schwartz passed away 85 years ago, 25 February 1934, in Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio.  Aunt Teen was my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver’s sister.  She and Uncle David had no children and she took a great interest … Continue reading

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