Category Archives: Jenks

Happy 222nd, 3 Times Great Grandaunt Patience!

Patience Jenks was born 13 August 1797, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, to Laban and Prudence White Jenks.  This locale was the second stop on the family’s migration from Rhode Island to Michigan.    There would be two additional stops along … Continue reading

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Happy 160th Birthday, Grandma Weaver!

Effie Clarissa Lee, my great grandmother, was born 3 August 1859, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Charles Norton and Esther Jenks Lee. While on a long visit to her Aunt Minerva Jenks Bolton at Norfolk, Nebraska, she was united … Continue reading

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5 Times Great Grandparents Munn not as cruel as previously thought…

More searches for more records on Uncle Aashol Munn — really could not believe anyone being saddled with that name!!!  I found a copy of the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at Ancestry where records for the records … Continue reading

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Happy 275th Birthday, Grandfather White!

Nathaniel White, Jr., my five times great grandfather, was born on 6 July 1744 in Norton,  Massachusetts, to Nathaniel and Sarah Thrasher White.  Grandfather White lived most of his life in Norton.  He met and married Mehitable Morey, daughter of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Uncle Willy!

157 years ago, 16 June 1862, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, Lewellyn Lee was born to Charles Norton and Esther Jenks Lee.  Uncle Willy was the brother of my great grandmother, Effie Clarissa Lee Weaver. I got to know Uncle … Continue reading

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Happy 93rd Anniversary, Cousin Roy and Evelyn!

It was 93 years ago today, 14 June 1926, that my grandfather’s cousin, Roy Thomas Churches married Evelyn Harriet Lockwood in downtown Farmington.   Roy would have been my first cousin, twice removed. Roy Thomas Churches was born 15 October 1901 … 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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