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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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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 105th Wedding Anniversary!🥂

  On September 25, 1913, at St. James Episcopal Church in Birmingham, Oakland County, Michigan, Irene Mae Jenks married Joseph George Jones.  Irene was born to Oliver Torrey Jenks and Evelyn Roselia Seymour on 3 June 1893.  Joseph was born … 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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Great Grandparent Koontz 131st Anniversary!

It was 131 years ago (August 9, 1885) that my great grandparents, Casmear P. Koontz – call me C.P. – and Phebie Ann Gardner were married in Noble, Indiana.  The photo above was taken with the all five of their … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Cousin’s Husband’s Birthday

  135 years ago (1883) today, Joseph George Jones was born in Troy, Michigan, the son of Major George Jones and Ellen Augusta Schuyler.    On 25 September 1913, he married, Irene Mae Jenks, the daughter of Oliver Torrey Jenks … 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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