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Archive for September, 2011

Wedding Wednesday – John Kessler & Clara Tapert

John C. Kessler (28) married widow Clara Tapert Haas (23) in Ontario, Canada on October 14, 1891.  (2nd great-granduncle)

Spotlight Sunday – Ann Garlick Davison


Name:  Ann Garlick

Birthday:  October 25, 1843

Parents:  Joshua Garlick & Mary Downes

Siblings:  Hannah, Mary, Wright, Eliza, Thomas & Sarah

Relationship:  married to John Davison, mother of 2 known children

Hometown:  England

Immigration:  1848 aboard the Forfarshire

Last Known Residence:  Chicago, Illinois

Education:  able to read and write

Death:  September 25, 1922 of bronchitis at age 78 years.

Cemetery:  Lockport Cemetery

Relationship to Me:  3rd great-grandaunt

If you have information on her, or if you would like more information, please contact me!

Sympathy Saturday – Dorothea Dettloff Hincka


Dorothea Dettloff Hincka died of heart disease on December 12, 1898 at the youthful age of 51 years old.  She was born in Putzig, Prussia to Anton Dettloff and Constantia Klein and married in Detroit, Michigan to Frank Hincka.  She was a farmer’s wife and the mother of 4 children.  She rests unmarked in St. Casimir Cemetery in Posen, Presque Isle, Michigan.  (2nd great-grandmother)

If you have any information on her, or if you would like more information, please contact me!

Wedding Wednesday – Anthony Hincka & Cecilia Strzelecki

Anthony Hincka (22) married Cecilia Strzelecki (21) on October 3, 1898 in Posen, Michigan.  They were married in St. Casimere Church by Reverend M. Matkowski.  Witnesses were Ladislas Strzelecki and Joseph “Hinska.”  (great-granduncle)

If you have information on any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

Spotlight Sunday – John Kwart (Quart)

Name:  Johann Kwart (Quart)

Birthday:  about 1818

Parents:  unknown

Siblings:  unknown

Relationship:  married 1.) Eva Boyke, 9 children – 4 daughters living
2.) Rosalie Bolde, 6 children – 5 sons living

Hometown:  Oslanin, Prussia

Immigration:  1876 aboard “Celtic”

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  not able to read or write

Occupation:  farmer in Prussia, laborer in Detroit

Church:  St. Albertus Catholic Church, Detroit, Michigan

Death: November 19, 1891 – age 73, meningitis

Cemetery:  Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan – single grave

Relationship to Me:  3rd great-grandfather

If you have information on any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

Sympathy Saturday – Rosa Bolde Kwart

Rosa Bolde Kwart died April 10, 1909 in Detroit, Michigan of heart disease at 75 years of age.  She was the 2nd wife of John Kwart, and she is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  (wife of 3rd great-grandfather)

 

 

 

Wedding Wednesday – John Kwart Jr. & Martha Kraus

John Kwart (Quart) Jr. (22) married Martha Kraus (18) on May 19, 1892 in Detroit, Michigan.  (clicking on the photo makes it larger.)

If you know anything about this couple or if you would like more information, please contact me!

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