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On This Day … 20 April

1853 – Members of the BITTLES family arrived in New York aboard the Screamer.

1908 – Margaret SINYARD (19) married Joseph BROWN (37) in Chicago, Illinois 107 years ago.  (great-grandaunt – p)

1919 – Lillian EPPLEY was born 96 years ago.  (wife of Arthur LACHOVSKI, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1920 – Clara PIOSKOWSKI Liska died 95 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 29 years old.  (wife of Anton LISKA, 1st cousin 3x removed – p)

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On This Day … 19 April

1873 – Anton DETTLOFF arrived in New York with his family aboard the Carl.  (3rd great-grandfather -p)

1873 – Frank HINCKA arrived in New York aboard the Carl.  (2nd great-grandfather -p)

1874 – Elisabeth OSTROWSKI was born in Prussia 141 years ago to August Ostrowski & Anna SCHMIDT.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1875 – Mathias ASSMANN died 140 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 89 years old.  (4th great-grandfather – m)

1885 – Mary HILDEBRANDT Kulwicka died 130 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 20 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1913 – Mary SENN (18) married Anton KLEINER (23) in Detroit, Michigan 102 years ago.

1923 – Joseph LACHOVSKI (30) married Dorothy HEMENWAY (20) in Detroit, Michigan 92 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1924 – Donald CHESNEY was born in Munger, Michigan 91 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

1928 – Frank KUTTNI died 87 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 74 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1944 – Joseph BITTLES died 71 years ago in O’Fallon, Illinois at 76 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – p)

1992 – Lawrence SCHULTE died 23 years ago in Palm Beach, Florida at 82 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 18 April

1868 – Joseph BITTLES was born in Lemont, Illinois 147 years ago to Samuel Bittles & Lydia HODGES.  (1st cousin 4x removed – p)

1872 – Anna HANSON (18) married William KAUTHEN (27) in Delta, Michigan 143 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1888 – August HOENINGHAUSEN (36) married Emily HEINEMAN (28) in Ontario, Canada 127 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1898 – Patrick KIRK died 117 years ago in Chicago, Illinois at 54 years old.  (husband of Jane BITTLES, 2nd great-grandaunt – p)

1921 – Frances HINCKA (18) married Frank DURECKI (22) in Rogers City, Michigan 94 years ago  (1st cousin 2x removed – p)

1938 – Dorothy DARGA Konwinski died 77 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 25 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed – p)

1995 – Albert PURGIEL died 20 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 84 years old.  (husband of Helen HINCKA, 1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 17 April

1871 – Caroline HANSON was born in Marquette, Michigan 144 years ago to Peter Hanson & Theresa ASSMANN.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1871 – John KWART Jr was born in West Prussia, Germany 144 years ago to John Kwart & Rosalia BOLDE.  (2nd great-granduncle – p)

1876 – The KWART family arrived in New York aboard the Celtic 139 years ago.  (3rd great-grandfather -p)

1944 – Rosemary OSTROWSKI (19) married Donald STIER (20) in Detroit, Michigan 71 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed -m)

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On This Day … 16 April

1850 – Anastasia FAITEL was born in Austria 165 years ago.  (wife of Vaclav STRNAD)

1866 – Samuel BITTLES (33) married Lydia HODGES (20) in Joliet, Illinois 149 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle – p)

1897 – John SENN was born in Hungary 118 years ago to John Senn & Theresa KRAY.

1949 – Edward SINYARD died 66 years ago in Illinois at 55 years old.  (great granduncle – p)

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On This Day … 15 April

1883 – Philip HAMMANG was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 132 years ago to Peter Hammang & Emma LAUDERBACH.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – m)

1883 – Elisabeth SOIK was born in Posen, Michigan 132 years ago to Anton Soik & Anna DETTLOFF.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1896 – Margaret MATHER was born in Detroit, Michigan 119 years ago to Frank Mather & Bertha RISCHERT.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – m)

1902 – Wilhelmina RAASS (25) married Andrew FISHER (30) married in Detroit, Michigan 113 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed – p)

1912 – John SCHREIBER was born in Detroit, Michigan 103 years ago to Peter Schreiber & Mary DALY.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1925 – Bernard HALLMAN (20) married Mildred CALAMIA (17) in Detroit, Michigan 90 years ago.  (granduncle – p)

1948 – Frank DEITCH died 67 years ago in St. Joseph, Michigan at 71 years old.  (husband of Isabella KESSLER, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 14 April

1888 – Raymond BUTTON was born in Melvin, Illinois 127 years ago.  (husband of Elizabeth BARNES, 1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1907 – Sylvester GAMEL was born in Detroit, Michigan 108 years ago to Walter Gamel & Dora KESSLER.  (2nd cousin 2x removed – m)

1912 – Joseph CHECKOWSKY was born 103 years ago.  (husband of Cecelia HALLMAN, greataunt – p)

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