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Happy 225th Birthday, Uncle Chauncey!

It was 225 years ago, 17 October 1794, that my third great granduncle, Chauncey Lee was born in Guilford, Connecticut, to William and Mary Summers Lee.  Chauncey was the eldest of the 8 children; the first four born in Connecticut; … Continue reading

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Happy 152nd Birthday, Cousin Mary Lee!

My first cousin, 3 times removed, Mary Lee was born 152 years ago on 14 October 1867, in Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan, to George H. and Julia Waters Lee.  Mary was the third and final child in birth order of … Continue reading

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Happy 123rd Anniversary, Aunt Ora and Uncle George

  It was on 2 September 1896, in Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, that Ora Lee and George W. Churches were wed.  Ora was the youngest child of Charles Norton and Esther Jenks Lee, born on 29 May 1874 in Southfield, … Continue reading

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Happy 246th Birthday, Grandmother Lee!

Mary Sommers , my 4th great grandmother, was born on 15 August 1773, in Old Hebron, Connecticut, to William Sommers and his wife whom I have not as yet been able to identify.   Mary was wed to William Lee on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Great Great Great Grandparents, an ocean apart!

Two of my great, great, great grandparents were born on 11 August.  One in Würtenburg; one in New York. Alexander Gaertner was born in 1785 in Klein Ingersheim, Würtemburg, to Johannes Gaertner and Christina Leibbrandt.  He married Christina Regina Bauer on … Continue reading

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Happy 152nd Birthday, Uncle Stephen!

Stephen A. D. Wright [my great grand uncle] was born 10 August 1867 in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Allen Prince and Rebecca Caroline Griswald Wright.  Stephen was 9th in birth order of his parent’s brood of 11 children.   On … Continue reading

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Happy 118th Birthday, Cousin Walter!

Walter Lee Wright, my first cousin, twice removed, was born 8 August 1901, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Stephen A. D. and Marietta Lee Wright.  Marietta was the younger sister of my great grandmother, Effie Clarissa Lee Weaver.  Walter … Continue reading

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