Category Archives: Weaver

Remembering GGG Großvater Weber!

It was 170 years ago, 6 November 1849, in Schwarzenberg, Württemberg, that my three times great grandfather, Johann Adam Weber passed away.  He was born on 30 January 1770 in Stuttgart, Württemberg, and on 9 February 1796, married Anna Barbara … Continue reading

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Halloween is not just for Harry Houdini

I got to thinking about the legend of Harry Houdini and his death and subsequent haunting linked to Halloween — it might be because I live in metropolitan Detroit where Harry died and subsequently is supposed to have come back … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday, Aunt Leila!

It was 100 years ago, on 22 October 1919, that my Aunt, Leila Marie Weaver, was born on Tireman Avenue, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, to Lee Goodliff and Florence Marie Koontz Weaver.   She was born in the upper unit of … Continue reading

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Happy 142nd Anniversary Uncle David and Aunt Anne!

142 years ago, 11 October 1877, in Perry County, Ohio, David Shreider Weaver and Anne Neusome were married.  David was my great granduncle, brother of my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver.  I have very little information about Uncle David and Aunt … Continue reading

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Happy 158th Anniversary, Uncle William and Aunt Catherine

It was 158 years ago, 22 September 1861, in Perry County, Ohio, that my great granduncle William Powell Weaver and Catherine Elizabeth Deaver were married. William Powell was the brother of my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver, and the son 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 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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