Category Archives: Genealogy

Happy 100th Birthday, Aunt Leila!

It was 100 years ago, on 22 October 1919, that my Aunt, Leila Marie Weaver, was born on Tireman Avenue, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, to Lee Goodliff and Florence Marie Koontz Weaver.   She was born in the upper unit of … Continue reading

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Happy 225th Birthday, Uncle Chauncey!

It was 225 years ago, 17 October 1794, that my third great granduncle, Chauncey Lee was born in Guilford, Connecticut, to William and Mary Summers Lee.  Chauncey was the eldest of the 8 children; the first four born in Connecticut; … Continue reading

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Happy 152nd Birthday, Cousin Mary Lee!

My first cousin, 3 times removed, Mary Lee was born 152 years ago on 14 October 1867, in Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan, to George H. and Julia Waters Lee.  Mary was the third and final child in birth order of … Continue reading

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Happy 339th, Grandfather Smith!

339 years ago, 12 October 1680, in Providence, Rhode Island, my 7 times great grandfather, Joseph Smith was born to  Edward and Anphillis Angell Smith. Joseph married Patience Mowrey, daughter of Nathaniel and Joannah Inman Mowrey, in 1706, also in … Continue reading

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Happy 142nd Anniversary Uncle David and Aunt Anne!

142 years ago, 11 October 1877, in Perry County, Ohio, David Shreider Weaver and Anne Neusome were married.  David was my great granduncle, brother of my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver.  I have very little information about Uncle David and Aunt … Continue reading

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Happy 130th Birthday, Aunt Ethel!

It was 130 years ago, 9 October 1889, in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana, that my Grandaunt, Ethel Jeannette Koontz was born to Casmear P. and Phebie Ann Gardner Koontz.  Aunt Ethel was the second in birth order of C.P. and … Continue reading

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Happy 131st Birthday, Cousin Seymour!

It was 131 years ago, 7 October 1888, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, that my first cousin, 3 times removed, Seymour Arthur Jenks was born to Oliver Torrey and Evelyn Roselia Seymour Jenks. From the his mother’s notes to the … Continue reading

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