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On This Day … 12 August

1863 – Marianna OSTROWSKI was born in Prussia 151 years ago to Anton Ostrowski & Josephine KUTTNI.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1864 – Anna WESTPHAL was born in Warren, Michigan 150 years ago to Fred Westphal & Dohery Oshen.  (wife of Emil HOENINGHAUSEN, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1912 – Elizabeth ROMEL was born 102 years ago to John Romel & Thekla Schefke.  (wife of Anthony HINCKA Jr, 1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1929 – Joseph DARGA died 85 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 51 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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On This Day … 11 August

1830 – Thomas WILLEY was born 184 years ago in Canada to Eley Willey & Mary Grover.  (husband of Sarah GARLICK, 3rd great-grandaunt -p)

1854 – Mathias KESSLER was born in Detroit, Michigan 160 years ago to Christopher Kessler & Anna Mary ASSMANN.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

1873 – Elizabeth BROWN Bittles died 141 years ago in Illinois at 51 years old.  (wife of John BITTLES, 3rd great-granduncle -p)

1886 – John F. KESSLER was born in Detroit, Michigan 128 years ago to John Kessler & Katherine CLEMENS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1896 – Bernard OSTROWSKI was born in Detroit, Michigan 118 years ago to John Ostrowski & Rosalie RINTZ.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1901 – Frederick PEACH was born in St. Ignace, Michigan 113 years ago to Otto Peach & Emma HANSON.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1918 – Peter LYNCH died 96 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 58 years old.  (husband of Gertrude HANSON, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1945 – Martha RICHARD Kwart died 69 years ago in Owosso, Michigan at 71 years old.  (wife of John KWART Jr., 2nd great-granduncle -p)

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On This Day … 10 August

1847 – Mary HOFFE was born in Detroit, Michigan 167 years ago.  (wife of Theodore SCHULTE, 3rd great-granduncle -m)

1868 – Reverend August John KESSLER was born in Detroit, Michigan 146 years ago to Christopher Kessler & Anna Mary ASSMANN.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

1878 – Marguerite POWER was born in Ontario, Canada 136 years ago to Philip Power & Eliza Smith.  (wife of Albert SCHULTE, 2nd great-granduncle -m)

1886 – Clinton HOWER was born in Minnesota 128 years ago to Frank Hower & Gertrude HAMMANG.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1918 – Margaret BITTLES was born in Lemont, Illinois 96 years ago to James Bittles II and Bertha PIERCE.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -p)

1942 – Mary GRUBBA Sheridan died 72 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 56 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1969 – Frances DARGA Modrzynski died 45 years ago in Rogers City, Michigan at 66 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 9 August

1866 – Magdalena RAASS (20) married Charles RISCHERT (22) in Detroit, Michigan 148 years ago.  (3rd great-grandaunt -m)

1876 – Elton DOUGLAS was born in Michigan 138 years ago.  (husband of Rose RISCHERT, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1889 – Christina HILDEBRANDT Dettloff died 125 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 31 years old.  (wife of Joseph DETTLOFF, 2nd great-granduncle -p)

1896 – August F. SCHULTE Jr. died 118 years ago  in Grosse Pointe, Michigan at 33 years old.  (2nd great-grandfather -m)

1912 – August E. SCHULTE was born in Detroit, Michigan 102 years ago to Edmund Schulte & Lillian OSTROWSKI.  (grandfather -m)

1921 – Roman CIESINSKI was born in Detroit, Michigan 93 years ago to August Ciesinski & Frances BYDLOWSKI.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 8 August

1841 – Paul HAMMANG was born in Detroit, Michigan 173 years ago to Nicholas Hammang & Catharina ASSMANN.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1865 – Mary EBNAL was born in Germany 149 years ago.  (wife of Joseph DETTLOFF, 2nd great-granduncle -m)

1899 – Charles PETERSON was born in Detroit, Michigan 115 years ago.  (husband of Theresa LACHOVSKI, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1935 – Julia DOWD Garlick died 79 years ago in Rockdale, Illinois at 46 years old.  (wife of Joshua GARLICK, 2nd cousin 3x removed -p)

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On This Day … 7 August

1852 – Thomas GODSON was born in Lemont, Illinois 162 years ago to John Godson & Hannah GARLICK.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1881 – Charlotte HOENINGHAUSEN was born in Detroit, Michigan 133 years ago to August Hoeninghausen & Ida KINSEL.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 6 August

1893 – Joseph OSTROWSKI died 121 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 70 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1913 – Genevieve DALY (25) married Mitchell MATTHEWS (28) in Detroit, Michigan 101 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1924 – Alois STRNAD (21) married Frances KOLAR (19) in Detroit, Michigan 90 years ago,

1924 – Helen STRNAD (19) married Michael TARSKE (23) in Detroit, Michigan 90 years ago.

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