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Happy 294th Anniversary, Cousin Ebenezer and Experience Jenks!

And they said it wouldn’t last! Ebenezer Jenks, my first cousin, 8 times removed,  was born on 17 September 1699 to Ebenezer Jenks and Mary Butterworth.  For those paying attention, that makes his grandmother, MRS. BUTTERWORTH!!! Cousin Eb married Experience … Continue reading

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Remembering 9 Times Great Grandfather Sprague on the 344th Anniversary of His Death.

William Sprague, my nine times great grandfather, was born in England, the son of Edward Sprague and Christiana Holland .  He married Millesaint Eames, the daughter of Anthony Eames and Margery Pierce.  He had migrated to America in 1628 and … Continue reading

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Happy 147th Birthday, Cousin Anna May!

  On 25 October 1872, my first cousin, three times removed, Anna May Jenks, was born in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Leman Case and Lucinda Crandle Jenks.  She was the second of three children in birth order for her … Continue reading

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It took 20 years, but I finally got it done!

My second cousin, once removed, Elizabeth Mae Sturman Sadlier, gave me the the manuscripts of the records of the Jenks family reunions from 1911 through 1927 back in 1997.  I transcribed them and let them “age”.  I have finally gotten … 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 339th, Grandfather Smith!

339 years ago, 12 October 1680, in Providence, Rhode Island, my 7 times great grandfather, Joseph Smith was born to  Edward and Anphillis Angell Smith. Joseph married Patience Mowrey, daughter of Nathaniel and Joannah Inman Mowrey, in 1706, also in … 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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