Archive for August, 2013

On This Day … 14 August

1828 -  Eva Piper Hallman died185 years ago in Westpreußen, Germany.  She was 71 years old.  (4th great-grandmother)

1868 – Mathilda Bittles was born in Illinois 145 years ago to James Bittles & Margaret Reid.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1888 – Alexander Kolar was born in Detroit, Michigan 125 years ago to Joseph Kolar & Frances Anglewicz.

1889 – Frances Buchkowski was born in Parisville, Michigan 124 years ago to Ignatz Buchkowski & Juliana Kwart.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1899 – Helen Poole was born in Illinois 114 years ago to Robert Poole & Mary Bittles.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1916 – Irene Raass was born in Detroit, Michigan 97 years ago to Albert Raass & Augusta Ziegelman.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1947 – Joseph Brown died 66 years ago in Chicago, Illinois.  He was 76 years old.  (husband of great-grandaunt, Margaret Sinyard)

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On This Day … 13 August

1844 – Mary Kozlawski was born in Poland 169 years ago.  (wife of John Klepaczyk)

1880 – Mathilda Raass died 133 years ago in Detroit, Michigan when she was 2 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1894 – Annie Kauthen (20) married Prokop Prokop (26) in Garden, Michigan 119 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1920 – Clementine Smolinskiwcisel was born 93 years ago.  (wife of Johnny Hincka, 1st cousin 2x removed)

1928 – Anastasia Faitel Strnad died 85 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 78 years old.

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On This Day … 12 August

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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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On This Day … 10 August

1847 – Mary Hoffe was born in Detroit, Michigan 166 years ago.  (wife of Theodore Schulte, 3rd great-granduncle)

1868 – Reverend August John Kessler was born in Detroit, Michigan 145 years ago to Christopher Kessler & Anna Mary Assmann.  (2nd great-granduncle)

1878 – Marguerite Power was born in Ontario, Canada 135 years ago to Philip Power & Eliza Smith.  (wife of Albert Schulte, 2nd great-granduncle)

1886 – Clinton Hower was born in Minnesota 127 years ago to Frank Hower & Gertrude Hammang.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1918 – Margaret Bittles was born in Lemont, Illinois 95 years ago to James Bittles II and Bertha Pierce.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1942 – Mary Grubba Sheridan died 71 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  She was 56 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1969 – Frances Darga Modrzynski died 44 years ago in Rogers City, Michigan.  She was 66 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 9 August

1866 – Magdalena Raass (20) married Charles Rischert (22) in Detroit, Michigan 147 years ago.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

1876 – Elton Douglas was born in Michigan 137 years ago to Elton G. Douglass Sr. & Helen J. Snyder.  (husband of Rose Rischert, 1st cousin 4x removed)

1889 – Christina Hildebrandt Dettloff died 124 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  She was 31 years old.  (wife of Joseph Dettloff, 2nd great-granduncle)

1896 – August F. Schulte Jr. died 117 years ago  in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.  He was 33 years old.  (2nd great-grandfather)

1912 – August E. Schulte was born in Detroit, Michigan 101 years ago to Edmund Schulte & Lillian Ostrowski.  (grandfather)

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