Category Archives: Weaver

Happy Birthday, Aunt Rose!

Roseanah Weaver Fisher 1837-1931 [Winter 1918-1919] Roseanah Weaver was born 182 years ago, 19 June 1837, in Washington County, Pennsylvania, to Gottlieb Weber [Goodliff Weaver] and Anne Lane [they had 12 children over a span of 28 years, the first … Continue reading

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Memories of Grandpa Lee’s Aunt Myra

My grandfather’s Aunt Myra, his mother’s sister, Hannah Almira Lee Churches, was born 4 December 1864, in Southfield, Michigan.  On 26 March 1891, in Pontiac, Michigan, she married Robert Richard Churches.  Five and a half years later, her younger sister, … Continue reading

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The rain finally stopped, so part 2 …

Made it to Acacia Park Cemetery with all of the peonies from Grandmother Weaver’s plant that had bloomed — the rain had been constant and I was sure the blooms were going to be destroyed.   But, there were enough to … Continue reading

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Heirlooms and Family – Sometimes It Gets Complicated ….

June 4, 2019, and Great Grandmother Weaver’s Peony Bush is blooming right on schedule — at least on the schedule I remember my mother defining for it.   The bush was at Great Grandmother’s house on Tireman in Detroit; it was … Continue reading

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Happy 202nd, Great Great Grandmother Weaver!

On 3 June 1817, in Washington County, Pennsylvania, my great great grandmother, Anna Lane was born to Richard and Mary Gayer Lane.  Settling near the Lane family was the German immigrant, Gottlieb Weber, who became Goodliff Weaver as his stay … Continue reading

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Happy 124th Birthday, Grandma!

Florence Marie Koontz, my grandmother, was born on 18 May 1895, to Casmear (call me C.P.) and Phebie Ann Gardner Koontz in Columbus, Ohio.   She was the third, and youngest, daughter, as the next two children were both her younger … Continue reading

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A Great Day for Marriages !

On this date, 16 May, in 1721, my 6 times great grandparents, Ebenezer Lee and Sarah Chidsey were married in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut.  The couple were the parents of 7: Mary, Elon, Rachel, Rhonda, Sarah, Lucy, and William (1741) … Continue reading

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