Category Archives: Uncategorized

Way to confuse the tree !

Today, 187 years ago, my 3 times great grandparents, Peter Koontz and Elizabeth Derr were married in Stark County, Ohio.  They had two children, Caroline and Ezra Peter (1832).  I have not found a record of their divorce, but GGG … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Big Birthday Celebrations 🎂

Today marks the the birthdays of TWO of my four times great grandfathers.   Both born on 11 June, different years. Simeon Botsford was born 255 years ago (1763) in Derby, Connecticut.  He married Esther Clark and they removed to Oakland … Continue reading

Posted in Ancestry, Genealogy, Jenks, Revolutionary War, Uncategorized, War of 1812 | Leave a comment

President John Adams – 3 time hit!

I received my THIRD notification from We’re Related that President John Adams was my cousin – #361, # 349, and #3.  In addition, his son, President John Quincy Adams appeared in # 292 which called out a lineage through his … Continue reading

Posted in Ancestry, Genealogy, History, Pedigree Charts, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

KA- BOOM

Well, it has been an interesting few days!   My computer FROZE in the middle of my updating a spreadsheet.   After multiple attempts to re-boot (When it doubt, do no jump, do not shout, boot it out!)  to no avail.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arrrgh — Captain Cook, 6C6R

In a recent notification, coincident with Talk Like A Pirate Day, I was notified that Captain James Cook was my sixth cousin, six times removed.  My lineage report, like the one yesterday for Cousin Kiefer, explodes the Botsford – Prindle … Continue reading

Posted in Ancestry, Genealogy, History, Pedigree Charts, Uncategorized, We're Related | Leave a comment

Rogers Hornsby – out of the park, home run!

Rogers Hornsby, as my sixth cousin, three times removed, looks to be on one of the best documented of my lines right up to our MRCA, my 8th great grandfather, Samuel Camp (1645-1763).  Rogers’ is also a clean lineage as … Continue reading

Posted in Ancestry, Genealogy, History, Pedigree Charts, Uncategorized, We're Related | Leave a comment

Henry Cavendish – 4th cousin, 8 times removed and full of hot air?

  Henry Cavendish, discoverer of Hydrogen, was reported to be my 4th cousin, 8 times removed, through our MRCA, Temperance Bray (1580-1619).  This follows my Lee – Stevens line though to my last documented member on that line, my 9th … Continue reading

Posted in Ancestry, BadTrees, Genealogy, History, Pedigree Charts, Uncategorized, We're Related | Leave a comment