On This Day … 11 August

1830 – Thomas Willey was born 183 years ago in Canada to Eley Willey & Mary Grover.  (husband of Sarah Garlick, 3rd great-grandaunt)

1854 – Mathias Kessler was born in Detroit, Michigan 159 years ago to Christopher Kessler & Anna Mary Assmann.  (2nd great-granduncle)

1873 – Elizabeth Brown Bittles died 140 years ago in Illinois.  She was 51 years old.  (wife of 3rd great-granduncle, John Bittles)

1886 – John F. Kessler was born in Detroit, Michigan 127 years ago to John Kessler & Katherine Clemens.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1901 – Frederick Peach was born in St. Ignace, Michigan 112 years ago to Otto Peach & Emma Hanson.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1918 – Peter Lynch died 95 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  He was 58 years old.  (husband of Gertrude Hanson, 1st cousin 4x removed)

1945 – Martha Richard Kwart died 68 years ago in Owosso, Michigan.  She was 71 years old.  (wife of John Kwart Jr., 2nd great-granduncle)

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