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" I then started to provide snippets into ancestor biographies on the dates that were significant anniversaries.

Remembering Great Great Grandfather Koontz.

113 years ago, 21 January 1907, my great great grandfather, Ezra Peter Koontz, passed away in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana.  Grandfather Koontz was born 15 May 1832, in Navarre, Stark County, Ohio, and migrated westward to Indiana.  It was in … Continue reading

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Happy 205th Birthday, Uncle David!

17 January 1815, 205 years ago, in Klein Ingersheim, Würtemburg, my great great granduncle, Johann David Gaertner was born to Alexander Gaertner and Christina Regina Bauer.  Uncle David only lived 2 years and passed away 14 April 1817.   He was … Continue reading

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198th Anniversary of Uncle Georg and Aunt Katherina.

On 15 January 1822, in the Evangelish, Schoemberg, Schwarzwaldkreis,Würtemberg, my great great grandfather’s older brother, Johann Georg Weber married Eva Katharina Kusterer.  They were the parents of three children:  Sabastian, Regina Anna, and Louisa. My research shows that Uncle Georg … Continue reading

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156th Anniversary of Great Great GrandAunt & Uncle Rowe

On 9 January 1864, in Oakland County, Michigan, Emily J. Lee, daughter of Horatio Lee and Hannah Munn, married Frederick Rowe.  I have very little information on my Aunt and her husband.   They were the parents of two sons:  Carl … Continue reading

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Big Wedding Day for the Ancestors

8 January seems to have been a favorite day for a number of my ancestors to wed. In 1595 [425 years ago in England], John Jenks, son of William and Alicia Jenks, married Sarah Fulwater, daughter of Henry and Margaret … Continue reading

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Happy 214th Birthday, Great Great Grandfather Weaver!

7 January 1806, in Stuttgart, Württemberg, Gottlieb Weber was born to Johann Adam Weber and Anna Barbara Holzäpfel.   Gottlieb was the second of five children.  He immigrated to America with his father, brother, Johann Georg,  and sister, Christiana in 1827.  … Continue reading

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279th Anniversary of 6th Great Grandparents Munn

On New Years’ Eve, 1740, my 6th great grandparents, John Munn, son of Benjamin and Abigail Burt Munn, and Mary Holden, daughter of William and Abigail Edwards Holden,  were married in the colony of Massachusetts.  They were the parents of … Continue reading

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