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Happy 164th Birthday, Cousin Arley

My first cousin, 3 times removed, Albert Arlington Jenks, called Arley, was born on 2 August 1856, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Leman Case and Lydia Sickner Jenks.  Arley was their only child as his mother, Lydia died two … Continue reading

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Happy 203rd Birthday, Aunt Cousin Mary!

203 years ago, 21 July 1817, in Caledonia, Michigan, my first cousin, 4 times removed, Mary Amanda Park, was born to Joseph and Lucy Jenks Park.  Lucy being the daughter of my Great Great Great Great Grandparents, Laban and Prudence … Continue reading

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Happy 191st Birthday, Cousin Permelia!

My second cousin, 4 times removed, Permelia [in the list of names I wonder where they came from] Jenks was born 191 years ago in Franklin County, Indiana, on 18 July 1829, to Gideon and Sarah Shaw Jenks. In the … Continue reading

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Happy 178th Birthday, Aunt Lue!

Lucinda Crandle, the third wife of my great great granduncle, Leman Case Jenks, was born 178 years ago on 17 July 1842 in Humphrey, Cattaraugus, New York, to Jerimiah and Hannah Marsh Crandle.  In 1860, Aunt Lue was living in … Continue reading

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Happy 133rd Birthday, Cousin Albert!

  My second cousin, twice removed, Albert Louis Jenks, was born 133 years ago on 14 July 1887, to Albert Arington and Elizabeth Jane Varnham Jenks.    Albert was the second of seven children.   On 8 July 1909, Albert married … Continue reading

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Happy 201st Anniversary, Cousin Cal and Ellen!

201 years ago on 11 July 1819, my first cousin, five times removed, Calvin Jenks, the son of Elisha and Anna King Jenks, married Annis Ellen Brown, the daughter of David and Polly Jennison Brown.  The two were residents of … Continue reading

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Happy 206th Birthday Erastus Jenks!

206 years ago, in Cheshire, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, my second cousin, 4 times removed, Erastus S. Jenks was born to John and Jane Ayers Jenks.  Cousin Erastus was the ninth and final child of John and Jane, but not the … Continue reading

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Happy 192nd, Cousin Stillman!

192 years ago, 1 July 1828, my 1st cousin, 4 times removed, Sillman H. Jenks, was born to Orrin and Hannah Wolfen Jenks.  Orrin was the third child and second son of my 4th great grandfather, Laban Jenks who migrated … Continue reading

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Happy 383rd Anniversary, Grandfather and Grandmother White!

383 years ago, 11 June 1637, Nicholas White, the son of Walter and Mary Brown White, married Susanna Humphrey, the daughter of Jonas and Frances Coley Humphrey.  The pair were my 9th great grandparents.   Both were born in England: Nicholas … Continue reading

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OK, Boomer!

It was on this day, 8 June in 1874, 146 years ago, that my 3rd cousin, six times removed, Boomer Jenks passed away. He might not have made my list of strange familial names except for the current craze of … Continue reading

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