Category Archives: Botsford

Happy 375th Birthday, Grandmother Botsford!

Hannah Baldwin, my 8th great grandmother, was born 375 years ago on 16 August 1644 in Milford, Connecticut, to Timothy and Mary Welles Baldwin.   As mentioned earlier, Grandmother was the granddaughter of Gov. Thomas Welles of Connecticut, the subject of … Continue reading

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Happy 378th Birthday, Grandfather Botsford!

Elnathan Botsford, my 8th great grandfather, was born 14 August 1641 in Milford, Connecticut, to Henry and Elizabeth Woolhead Botsford.  Elnathan was the only son of Henry and Elizabeth , but there were 6 children in total.   Elnathan married Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Happy 349th Birthday, Grandfather Botsford!

Samuel Botsford, my 7 times great grandfather, was born on 30 July 1670, in Milford, Connecticut, to Elnathan and Hannah Baldwin Botsford.  He was baptized in the Milford Congregational Church on the next day.  In 1700, he married Hannah Camp, … Continue reading

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Shared birthday of two 4 times great grandfathers!!!

11 June marks the anniversary of the birth of two of my 4 times great grandfathers.  Simeon Botsford was born 11 June 1763 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut to John and Dorcus Warren Botsford.   Laban Jenks was born 11 June … Continue reading

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Happy 206th Birthday, Uncle Clarence!

  February 20, 1813, marks the 206th anniversary of Milton Clarence Botsford, my half first cousin, 5 times removed.   He was born in Salisbury, Connecticut to Lemuel and Lucy Smith Botsford.  He passed away on 15 November 1883 in Clarenceville, Wayne … Continue reading

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Grandpa Jenks

  Today, well, 141 years ago today, my great great great grandfather, Morris Jenks passed away in the house he built in Southfield, Oakland Co, Michigan.  Morris was born on 7 October 1801 in Berkshire, New York to Laban and … Continue reading

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Happy 227th Anniversary, Grandfather and Grandmother Botsford!🥂

It was 3 January 1792, in Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, that my 4 times great grandparents, Simeon Botsford and Esther Clark married.  Simeon was born 11 June 1763 in Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, to John and Dorcas Warren Botsford.  … Continue reading

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