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On This Day … 24 August

1874 – Joseph HOENINGHAUSEN Jr. (25) married Hattie KNICKBEIN (25) in Detroit, Michigan 141 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1883 – Sister Emma CHESNEY was born in Merrit, Michigan 132 years ago to Frank Chesney & Mary BRUIER.

1921 – John A. SINYARD (18) married Lillian KENYON (17) in O’Brien, Iowa 94 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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On This Day … 23 August

1898 – Lillian BORK was born in Detroit, Michigan 117 years ago.  (wife of John KOLAR)

1937 – Irene GARLICK Baltz died 78 years ago in Troy, Illinois at 50 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -p)

1973 – Elisabeth SOIK Zemanski died 42 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 90 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1989 – Sylvester GAMEL died 26 years ago in Morrison, Colorado at 82 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1998 – Ethel FISHER Schunke died 17 years ago in Farmington Hills, Michigan at 93 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 22 August

1892 – Anna LISKA was born in Detroit, Michigan 123 years ago to Frank Liska & Eva KWART.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1921 – Florence LACHOVSKI was born in Detroit, Michigan 94 years ago to Edward LACHOVSKI & Florence PETERSON.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1980 – Albert KLEBBA Jr. died 35 years ago in Grosse Pointe, Michigan at 77 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

2005 – Virgina SCHULTE Smelser died 10 years ago in Riverside, California at 86 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

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On This Day … 21 August

1898 – Martin OSTROWSKI died 117 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 67 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1899 – Wright J. GARLICK (25) married Elizabeth JOHNSON (16) in Will County, Illinois 116 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1911 – Anthony HALLMAN married Clara SYZMANSKI in Metz, Michigan 104 years ago.  (great-granduncle -p)

1915 – Marie SCHUMAKER (21) married Martin LEBITCH (28) in Detroit, Michigan 100 years ago.

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On This Day … 20 August

1889 – Barbara MEYERS was born in Joliet, Illinois 126 years ago to August Meyers & Margaret BITTLES.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1892 – Walter HAMMANG was born in Rice County, Minnesota 123 years ago to Henry Hammang & Katherine WINTER.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1895 – James KETTERING was born 120 years ago in California to Harris Kettering & Matilda BITTLES.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -p)

1895 – Mary SINYARD was born in Illinois 120 years ago to Frank Sinyard & Mary Ann BITTLES.  (great-grandaunt -p)

1897 – Frank MODRZYNSKI was born in Posen, Michigan 118 years ago.  (husband of Frances DARGA, 1st cousin 2x removed -m)

1922 – Bernard HALLMAN was born 93 years ago in Detroit, Michigan to Anthony Hallman & Clara SYZMANSKI.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 19 August

1921 – Rose SOIK (21) married William TAMAGNI (26) in Detroit, Michigan 94 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1985 – Fred RICE died 30 years ago in Cook County, Illinois at (3rd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 18 August

1876 – Mathias KESSLER died 139 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 22 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

1879 – Ludwig STRNAD was born in Austria 136 years ago to Vaclav Strnad & Anastasia FAITEL.

1902 – Frances HINCKA was born in Presque Isle, Michigan 113 years ago to Joseph Hincka & Frances SOIK.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1947 – Elizabeth REILLY Hayes died 68 years ago in Joliet, Illinois at 68 years old.  (wife of William HAYES, great-granduncle -p)

1975 –  Eugene MCCRANEY died 40 years ago in Illinois at 59 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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