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DURECKI Dorothy – 1879, born in Posen, Michigan 138 years ago.  (wife of Joseph HALLMAN, great-granduncle)

GARLICK Louis – 1918, died in Joliet, Illinois 99 years ago when he was 63 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

HAMMER Lillian – 1937, married Marcus HONOLD in Detroit, Michigan 80 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

HINCKA Martha – 1913, born in Posen, Michigan 104 years ago to Anthony Hincka & Cecilia STRZELECKI.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

KESSLER Eulalia (Hammer) – 1938, died in Detroit, Michigan 79 years ago when she was 50 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

OSTROWSKI Frank – 1890, died in Detroit, Michigan 127 years ago when he was 61 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle)

SIECINSKI Thomas – 1937 – born in Detroit, Michigan 80 years ago to Ben Siecinski & Alice HALLMAN.  (2nd cousin 1x removed)

TALLMAN John – 1966, died in Joliet, Illinois 51 years ago when he was 68 years old.  (husband of Margaret BARNES, 1st cousin 3x removed)

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Missed it last week… 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks.

This week I have chosen Henry C. RAASS, my 3rd great-granduncle.

1) Henry C. Raass was born in 1848 in Austria to Joseph RAASS & Anna CONRAD.

2) He appeared as “Henry Raas” on the census on 1860 June 23 in Detroit, Michigan. He is 12 years old and goes to school

3) He appeared as “Henry Raass” on the census on 1870 July 1 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a 22 years old shoemaker.

4) During the years 1872-1875 he resided in Detroit, Michigan working as a shoemaker/bootmaker and living on Fort Street.

5) He married Eliza DEGENFELDER on 1875 January 7 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. “Harry” is a 26 year old laborer from Austria, and Eliza is 20 years old from Germany. They were married by Pastor Appollenius Hotter, and witnesses were Wm. Bourmann and Mary Trousad. (I do not know who either witness is)

6) During the years 1878-1880 he & his family resided in Detroit, Michigan who worked as a shoemaker/bootmaker and
living with his family at 188 Division Street.

7) His spouse, Eliza Degenfelder, died in March 6, 1880 in Detroit, Michigan when she was 25 years old.

8) He appeared as “Henry Raass” on the census on 1880 June 23 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a 32 year old shoemaker who is now a widow. His wife Elisabeth died 3 months ago, and it is unclear where their 4 children are living. He is able to read and write, and he lives at 188 Division.

9) He married Anna (Growber) Raass (his father’s widow) on June 7, 1886 in Lucas county, Ohio.

10) He worked as a Shoemaker in 1890 in Detroit, Michigan and lives on 342 Alfred.

11) He attended Sacred Heart, Detroit, Michigan.

12) He died of a stomach hemorrhage on 1894 February 27 in Detroit, Michigan when he was 45 years old.

13) He was buried at the Mt. Elliott Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan, on March 2, 1894. All the family buried in Section A, Lot 42
Martha Richard * Albert Ross * Mary Raas * Anna C. Raas * Mathilda Raass *Joseph Raas * Henry Raas

Father: Joseph Raass (1815-1884)
Mother: Anna Crecentia Conrad (1825-1880)
Spouse: Elisabetha Degenfelder (1854 March 7 – 1880 March 6)

Children:
1 Albert A. Raass (1875-1971)
2 Wilhelmina Raass (1877-After 1940)
3 Matilda Raass (1878-1880)
4 Maria Elizabeth Raass (1880-1960)

Siblings
1. Wilhelmina Raass (1844-1921)
2) Magdalena Raass (1846-1928)
3) Albert Raass (1855-1873)

Garlick Carrie LOHMEYER – 1979, died in Dade, Florida 38 years ago when she was 92 years old.  (wife of Robert GARLICK, 2nd cousin 3x removed)

GRUBBA John – 1889, died in Detroit, Michigan 128 years ago when he was 29 years old.  (husband of Marianna OSTROWSKI, 2nd great-grandaunt)

KLEPACZYK Joseph – 1889, married Annie KONIECZNY in Detroit, Michigan 128 years ago.

KOZNIACKI Frances – 1876, born in Prussia 141 years ago.  (wife of Joseph KWART, 2nd great-granduncle)

LENNEMANN William – 1852, born in Westphalia, Michigan 165 years ago to Franz Lennemann & Elisabeth SCHULTE.  (1st cousin 5x removed)

OSTROWSKI Casimir – 1821, married Marianna HERT in Putzig, Prussia 196 years ago.  (4th great-grandparents)

OSTROWSKI Lorraine – 1918, born in East Detroit, Michigan 99 years ago to Anthony Ostrowski & Emma RUHLMAN.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

RAASS Albert – 1954, married Emma BARTON in Canada 63 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

Sinyard Vada DICKENS (Novitch) – 1969, died 48 years ago when she was 50 years old.  (wife of William SINYARD, great uncle)

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CHESNEY Laurine – 1918, born in Tuscola, Michigan 99 years ago to Leo Chesney & Emma VAN HOOF.

GOHR Agnes – 1887, born in Detroit, Michigan 130 years ago to Frank Gohr & Bridget ZIENTARSKI.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

GOULET Albert – 1916, born in Bay City, Michigan 101 years ago to Alfred Goulet & Theresa CHESNEY.

Hallman Dorothy DURECKI – 1960, died in Detroit, Michigan 57 years ago when she was 81 years old.  (wife of Joseph HALLMAN, great-granduncle)

HAYES Dorothy – 1920, born in Joliet, Illinios 97 years ago to William Hayes & Elizabeth REILLY.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

KWART Alexander – 1910, born in in Detroit, Michigan 107 years ago to John Kwart Jr. & Martha RICHARD.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

OSTROWSKI Anthony – 1913, married Emma RUHLMAN in Detroit, Michigan 104 years ago.  (great-granduncle)

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DELAUNAY Julia – 1833, born in Canada 184 years ago.  (wife of Wright GARLICK, 3rd great-granduncle)

GARLICK Joshua – 1852, died in Lockport, Illinois 165 years ago when he was 52 years old.  (4th great-grandfather)

HALLMAN Casmere – 1910, born in Presque Isle, Michigan 107 years ago to Joseph Hallman & Dorothy DURECKI.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

HALLMAN David – 1945, married Helen BURNS in Detroit, Michigan 72 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

SIECINSKI Ben – 1976, died in Southfield, Michigan 41 years ago when he was 68 years old.  (husband of Alice HALLMAN, 1st cousin 2x removed)

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CIESINSKI Joseph – 1908, born in Detroit, Michigan 109 years ago to August Ciesinski & Frances BYDLOWSKI.  (2nd cousin 2x removed) 

DARGA Bernard – 1885, born in Germany 132 years ago to Joseph Darga & Susanna HINCKA.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

Hallman Proxida FILIPIAK (Fico) – 1972, died in Flint, Michigan 45 years ago when she was 79 years old.  (wife of John HALLMAN, great-granduncle) 

HAMMER Lillian – 1916, born in Detroit, Michigan 101 years ago to William Hammer & Eulalia KESSLER.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

KESSLER Edmund – 1974, died in Hillsborough, Florida 43 years ago when he was 89 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

Ostrowski Josephine BIANCHETTA – 1966, died in Detroit, Michigan 51 years ago at 57 years old.  (wife of Alexander OSTROWSKI, great-granduncle)

Uttech Julia BARTEL – 1932, died in Detroit, Michigan 85 years ago when she was 81 years old.

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ASMAN Louisa – 1888, married Hugh HAVEY in Port Huron, Michigan 129 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

GOTCHEY Robert – 1991, died in El Paso, Colorado 26 years ago when he was 75 years old.  (husband of Albarose GAMEL, 2nd cousin 2x removed)

Hallman Helen KOZLOWSKI – 1992, died in Warren, Michigan 25 years ago at 73 years old.  (wife of Florida HALLMAN, 1st cousin 2x removed) 

OSTROWSKI Alexander – 1905, born in Detroit, Michigan 112 years ago to John Ostrowski & Frances KARSCHNIA.  (great-granduncle)

STRNAD Marvin – 1915, born in Detroit, Michigan 102 years ago to Frank Strnad & Marie SCHULTHEIS.

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