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"

Great Grandparent Koontz 131st Anniversary!

It was 131 years ago (August 9, 1885) that my great grandparents, Casmear P. Koontz – call me C.P. – and Phebie Ann Gardner were married in Noble, Indiana.  The photo above was taken with the all five of their … Continue reading

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Great Aunt Essie — Happy 131st Birthday!

  Essie P. Koontz was born on 7 August 1887 in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana, to Casmear P. (call me C.P.) Koontz and Phebie Gardner.  Aunt Essie was the older of the two children in the above photograph (the younger … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Cousin’s Husband’s Birthday

  135 years ago (1883) today, Joseph George Jones was born in Troy, Michigan, the son of Major George Jones and Ellen Augusta Schuyler.    On 25 September 1913, he married, Irene Mae Jenks, the daughter of Oliver Torrey Jenks … Continue reading

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Anniversary of 5 Times Great Grandparents.

It 256 years ago (1762) that my 5 times great grandparents, Nathaniel White, Jr. and Mehitable Morey were married in Norton, Massachusetts.  Grandmother Mehitable was born 26 April 1737 in Norton to Thomas and Lydia Hall Morey.  She died 3 … Continue reading

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Effie and Lemuel Sitting in a tree or out of their tree ???

On this day, 127 years ago (1891) in Norfolk, Madison Co, Nebraska, my great grandparents, Lemuel Weaver and Effie Clarissa Lee were married.   [The above are their wedding day portrait photographs]  Lemuel was the son of Goodliff Weaver (born Gottlieb … Continue reading

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Uncle Willy …

It was 101 years ago (1917) today, that Uncle Willy, Lewellyn Lee, passed away at the age of 55 in Southfield, Oakland County Michigan.  He was born 16 June 1862, also in Southfield and lived his entire life in that … Continue reading

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Anniversary of 6 times great grandparents!

Today marks the 292nd anniversary (1726) of my 6 times great grandparents, Samuel Botsford and Hannah (Prindle) Smith at First Church in New Haven, Connecticut.  From The Botsford Genealogy, The Line of Samuel, 1.1.30, Vol 1, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, … Continue reading

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