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On This Day … 19 April

1875 – Mathias ASSMANN died 139 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 89 years old.  (4th great-grandfather – maternal)

1913 – Mary SENN (18) married Anton Kleiner (23) in Detroit, Michigan 101 years ago.

1924 – Donald CHESNEY was born in Munger, Michigan 90 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

1944 – Joseph BITTLES died 70 years ago in O’Fallon, Illinois at 76 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – paternal)

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On This Day … 18 April

1868 – Joseph BITTLES was born in Lemont, Illinois 146 years ago to Samuel Bittles & Lydia HODGES.  (1st cousin 4x removed – paternal)

1872 – Anna HANSON (18) married William KAUTHEN (27) in Delta, Michigan 142 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed – maternal)

1888 – August HOENINGHAUSEN (36) married Emily HEINEMAN (28) in Ontario, Canada 126 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed – maternal)

1898 – Patrick KIRK died 116 years ago in Chicago, Illinois at 54 years old.  (husband of Jane BITTLES, 2nd great-grandaunt – paternal)

1921 – Frances HINCKA (18) married Frank DURECKI (22) in Rogers City, Michigan 93 years ago  (1st cousin 2x removed – paternal)

1938 – Dorothy DARGA Konwinski died 76 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 25 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed – paternal)

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On This Day … 17 April

1871 – Caroline HANSON was born in Marquette, Michigan 143 years ago to Peter Hanson & Theresa ASSMANN.  (1st cousin 4x removed – maternal)

1871 – John KWART Jr was born in West Prussia, Germany 143 years ago to John Kwart & Rosalia BOLDE.  (2nd great-granduncle – paternal)

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On This Day … 16 April

1850 – Anastasia FAITEL was born in Austria 164 years ago.  (wife of Vaclav STRNAD)

1866 – Samuel BITTLES (33) married Lydia HODGES (20) in Joliet, Illinois 148 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle – paternal)

1897 – John SENN was born in Hungary 117 years ago to John Senn & Theresa KRAY.

1949 – Edward SINYARD died 65 years ago in Illinois at 55 years old.  (great granduncle – paternal)

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On This Day … 15 April

1883 – Philip HAMMANG was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 131 years ago to Peter Hammang & Emma LAUDERBACH.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – maternal)

1883 – Elisabeth SOIK was born in Posen, Michigan 131 years ago to Anton Soik & Anna DETTLOFF.  (1st cousin 3x removed – paternal)

1896 – Margaret MATHER was born in Detroit, Michigan 118 years ago to Frank Mather & Bertha RISCHERT.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – maternal)

1902 – Wilhelmina RAASS (25) married Andrew FISHER (30) married in Detroit, Michigan 112 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed – paternal)

1925 – Bernard HALLMAN (20) married Mildred CALAMIA (17) in Detroit, Michigan 89 years ago.  (great uncle – paternal)

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On This Day … 14 April

1907 Sylvester GAMEL was born in Detroit, Michigan 107 years ago to Walter Gamel & Dora KESSLER.  (2nd cousin 2x removed – maternal)

1912 – Joseph CHECKOWSKY was born 102 years ago.  (husband of Cecelia HALLMAN, great aunt – paternal)

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On This Day … 13 April

1816 – Constantia KLEIN was born in Putzig, Prussia 198 years ago to Joseph Klein & Susanna DREWA.  (3rd great-grandmother – paternal)

1887 – Eulalia KESSLER was born in Detroit, Michigan 127 years ago to Joseph Kessler & Margaret MEMEL.  (1st cousin 3x removed – maternal)

1916 – James BITTLES III was born in Illinois 98 years ago to James Bittles & Berta PIERCE.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – paternal)

1947 – Mary CIESINSKI Alex died 67 years ago in Highland Park, Michigan at 55 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – paternal)

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