Category Archives: LEE

Roy and Ray Churches – 117 Years Ago

Twin sons, Raymond Charles and Roy Thomas were born to Robert Richard and Hannah Almira [Myra] Lee Churches on 15 October 1901.  The brothers were my first cousins, twice removed.  Aunt Myra was my great grandmother, Effie Lee Weaver’s sister.  … 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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Happy Birthday, GG Aunt Emmer!

Today marks the 162nd anniversary of the birth of my 2 times great aunt, Emmer Estelle Lee, 11 October 1856.  Aunt Emmer was the daughter of Charles Norton Lee and Esther Jenks.   She was followed in birth order by her … Continue reading

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GGG Grandfather Jenks – 217th Birthday🎂

On October 7, 1801, Morris Jenks, my 3 times great grandfather, was born in Berkshire, New York, to Laban and Prudence White Jenks.  The 19 year old Morris migrated from New York to Oakland County Michigan with his parents and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grandpa Weaver!🎂

It was 161 years ago (August 26, 1857) that my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver was born in Perry County, Ohio, to Gottlieb Weber [Goodliff Weaver] and Anne Lane.  Goodliff immigrated from Württemburg and married Anne in Pennsylvania.   The relocated to … Continue reading

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Effie and Lemuel Sitting in a tree or out of their tree ???

On this day, 127 years ago (1891) in Norfolk, Madison Co, Nebraska, my great grandparents, Lemuel Weaver and Effie Clarissa Lee were married.   [The above are their wedding day portrait photographs]  Lemuel was the son of Goodliff Weaver (born Gottlieb … Continue reading

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Uncle Willy …

It was 101 years ago (1917) today, that Uncle Willy, Lewellyn Lee, passed away at the age of 55 in Southfield, Oakland County Michigan.  He was born 16 June 1862, also in Southfield and lived his entire life in that … Continue reading

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