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On This Day … 18 February

1838 – Samuel BITTLES was born in Ireland 177 years ago to Thomas & Hannah Bittles.  (3rd great-granduncle -p)

1870 – Jane (Jennie) BITTLES was born in Illinois 145 years ago to Samuel Bittles & Lydia HODGES.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1886 – Eva SINYARD (19) married Frank HEARTT (22) in DuPage County, Illinois 129 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -p)

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On This Day … 17 February

1880 – Anton DARGA was born  in Prussia 135 years ago to Joseph Darga & Susanna HINCKA.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1881 – Philomina HENGSTEBECK Kessler died 134 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 25 years old.  (wife of William KESSLER, 2nd great-granduncle -m)

1885 – Joseph GRUBBA was born in Detroit, Michigan 130 years ago to John Grubba & Marianna OSTROWSKI.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1905 – Richard THOMAS was born in Detroit, Michigan 110 years ago to Edward Thomas & Anna KESSLER.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1932 – William BENTGEN died 83 years ago in Norwood Park, Illinois at 62 years old.  (husband of Carrie HANSON, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1936 – Emma RULHMAN Ostrowski died in Michigan 79 years ago at 42 year old.  (wife of Anthony OSTROWSKI, great-granduncle -m)

1954 – Mary Lotty GAWALECKI Hallman died 61 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 68 years old.  (wife of August HALLMAN, great-granduncle -p)

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On This Day … 16 February

1871 – Genevieve CLEMENT was born in Michigan 144 years ago.  (wife of Joseph LACHOVSKI Jr., 2nd great-granduncle -m)

1876 – Anthony HINCKA was born in Detroit, Michigan 139 years ago to Frank Hincka & Dorothea DETTLOFF.  (great-granduncle -p)

1892 – Joseph DOWNEY was born in Michigan 123 years ago.  (husband of Frances BUCHKOWSKI, 1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1898 – Albert SCHULTE (23) married Marguerite POWER (23) in Ontario, Canada 117 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

1908 – David OSENTOSKI was born in Parisville, Michigan 107 years ago.  (husband of Eleanore OSTROWSKI, great-grandaunt -m)

1911 – Philip DARGA was born in Michigan 104 years ago.  (husband of Martha HINCKA, 1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1914 – Frank B. CHESNEY (29) married Rosalie REDER (22) in Bay City, Michigan 101 years ago.

1914 – Helen Dorothy SINYARD was born in Detroit, Michigan 101 years ago to Stewart Sinyard & Mary HAYES.  (great aunt -p)

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On This Day … 15 February

1874 – Frank HUETTEMAN Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan 141 years ago.  (husband of Rose SCHULTE, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1889 – Agnes KIRK was born in Chicago, Illinois 126 years ago to Patrick Kirk & Jane BITTLES.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1919 – Margaret DALY was born in Detroit, Michigan 96 years ago to James Daly & Margaret LYNCH.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1940 – Helen SINYARD (25) married Leonard AUSTIN (23) in Michigan 75 years ago.  (grandaunt -p)

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On This Day … 14 February

1840 – August SCHULTE was born in Deutmecke, Germany 175 years ago to Franz Schulte & Elisabeth FORTH.  (3rd great-grandfather -m)

1876 – Joseph DETTLOFF (26) marrried Christina HILDEBRANDT (18) in Detroit, Michigan 139 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle -p)

1901 – Elizabeth KOLPE Ostrowski died 114 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 72 years old.  (wife of Martin OSTROWSKI, 3rd great-granduncle -m)

1917 – Evelyn WEGNER was born in Chicago, Illinois 98 years ago to Charles Wegner & Margaret KIRK.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

1920 – Harry BALEJA was born in Owosso, Michigan 95 years ago to John Baleja & Rosalia KWART.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

1924 – Robert PETERSON was born in Detroit, Michigan 91 years ago to Charles Peterson & Theresa LACHOVSKI.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1933 – John UTTECH died 82 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 83 years old.

1935 – Frank CZAPPA died 80 years ago in Rogers City, Michigan at 85 years old.  (husband of Susanna DETTLOFF, 2nd great-grandaunt -p)

1943 – Leroy FISHER (27) married Evelyn BROOKS (20) in Detroit, Michigan 72 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1948 – Amelia ROMEL Darga died 67 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 41 years old.  (wife of Anton DARGA, 1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 13 February

1895 – Joseph LINK (28) married Magdalena CHESNEY (21) in Bay City, Michigan 120 years ago.

1907 – Clara HALLMAN born in Millersburg, Michigan 108 years ago to August Hallman & Mary GAWALECKI.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 11 February

1815 – Joseph KOLAR was born in Austria 200 years ago.

1861 – John OSTROWSKI was born in Prussia, Germany 154 years ago to Anton Ostrowski & Josephina KUTTNI.  (2nd great-grandfather -m)

1898 – John ASMAN died 117 years ago in Port Huron, Michigan at 68 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1909 – Catharina ASSMANN Hammang died 106 years ago in Northfield, Minnesota at 86 years old.  (3rd great-grandaunt -m)

1937 – Charles ASMAN died 78 years ago in Port Huron, Michigan at 63 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

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