Category Archives: Botsford

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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163 Years Ago, Charles Norton Lee and Esther Jenks were married.

On Christmas Day, 1855, my great, great grandparents,  Charles Norton Lee and Esther Jenks, were married in the the home of her parent, Morris and Almira Botsford Jenks, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan.   Charles (13 March 1833 – 23 October 1905) … Continue reading

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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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