Category Archives: Botsford

Happy Anniversary 3 Times Great Grandparents!

On 20 November 1828, 190 years ago, in Bloomfield, Oakland County, Michigan, Miss Almira Botsford married Mr. Morris Jenks.  Almira was born 27 June 1807 in Salisbury, Connecticut to Simeon Botsford and Esther Clark.  Morris was born on 7 October … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Justin Rosenthral Jenks!🎆🎂🎆

Justin Rosenthral Jenks, my first cousin, three times removed, was born 150 years ago today on 12 October 1868, to Leman Case Jenks and Lucinda Crandle.  Justin was the second son, following Albert Arlington (1856) in the birth order for … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Anniversary!

It was 403 years ago on 28 September 1615, in St. Peter’s Church at Drayton Charwell, Oxford, England that my 10 times great grandparents, Thomas Welles and Alice Tomes were married.  The Welles family migrated to New England in 1635 … Continue reading

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8 Times Great Grandparents Die 1 Year Apart

328 years ago, on 10 September 1690, Elnathan Botsford passed away in Milford, Connecticut.  He was my 8 times great grandfather, the son of Henry Botsford and Elizabeth Woolhead.  On 12 December 1667, he married Hannah Baldwin also in Milford, … 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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