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On This Day … 17 May

1856 – Mary BRUIER was born in Austria 160 years ago to Charles & Anna Bruier.  (wife of Frank CHESNEY)

1857 – Joseph KOLAR was born in Canada 159 years ago to Joseph Kolar & Anna NOVAK.

1885 – George JACKSON was born in Logan, Kansas 131 years ago to Thomas Jackson & Elizabeth SINYARD.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1923 – Helen HALLMAN was born in Hamtramck, Michigan 93 years ago to Ignatius Hallman & Mary HOMIC.  (2nd cousin 1x removed -p)

1926 – Ida ANDREWS Ricekll died 90 years ago in Nebraska at 60 years old.  (wife of Isaac RICKELL, 1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1932 – Alyce CHESNEY (22) married William LOEBRICH (24) in Midland, Michigan 84 years ago.

1941 – Margaret BARNES Tallman died 75 years ago in Joliet, Illinois at 40 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

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On This Day … 16 May

1843 – Carl RINKE was born in Germany 173 years ago.

1874 – John KOLAR Jr was born in Detroit, Michigan 142 years ago to John & Ann Kolar.

1877 – Catherine KESSLER was born in Detroit, Michigan 139 years ago to John Kessler & Katherine CLEMENS.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1879 – Aloyius SCHULTE was born in Detroit, Michigan 137 years ago to Theodore Schulte & Mary HOFFE.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1898 – Sarah GARLICK Willey died in Illinois 118 years ago at 57 years old.  (3rd great-grandaunt – p)

1916 – Mary HINTZKE (19) married Joseph BONIKOWSKI (21) in Detroit, Michigan 100 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1972 – Anthony CIESINSKI died 44 years ago in Florida when he was 63 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 15 May

1823 – Joseph BOOLS was born in England 193 years ago.  (husband of Hannah GARLICK, 3rd great-grandaunt -p)

1887 – Dimitri NESTEROWICH was born in Russia 129 years ago to Mathew Nesterowich & Ksenea Ballera.

1888 – Anthony SOIK was born in Posen, Michigan 128 years ago to Anthony Soik & Anna DETTLOFF.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1893 – Theodore HOENINGHAUSEN was born in Detroit, Michigan 123 years ago to Theodore Hoeninghausen & Jennie ROSS.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1908 – Clinton RAASS was born in Detroit, Michigan 108 years ago to Albert Raass & Augusta ZIEGELMAN.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1937 – Amelia HINCKA (20) married Milton HECK (25) in Michigan 79 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed – p)

1942 – Bridget NUGENT Hammang died 74 years ago in St. Paul, Minnesota at 85 years old.  (wife of John HAMMANG, 1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1946 – Mary MILLER Asman died 70 years ago in Port Huron, Michigan at 77 years old.  (wife of Frank ASMAN, 1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1951 – Celia KUPC Darga died 65 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 66 years old.  (wife of August DARGA, 1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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On This Day … 14 May

1843 – Theodore SCHULTE was born in Germany 173 years ago to Franz Schulte & Elisabeth FORTH.  (3rd great-granduncle – m)

1879 – William LENNEMANN died 137 years ago in Westphalia, Michigan at 27 years old.  (1st cousin 5x removed – m)

1886 – Ann & Mary CHESNEY were born in Bay County, Michigan 130 years ago to Frank Chesney & Mary BRUIER.

1892 – Bernadina & James PEACH were born in St. Ignace, Michigan 124 years ago to Otto Peach & Emma HANSON.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – m)

1907 – Mary HINSKY (23) married Lawrence MAHON (23) in Detroit, Michigan 109 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1975 – Henry SCHULTE died 41 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 80 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed – m)

1997 – Ellen ROSS Chesney died 19 years ago in when she was 83 years old.  (wife of Alfred CHESNEY)

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On This Day … 13 May

1867 – Mary Emma DAVISON was born in Lockport, Illinois 149 years ago to John Davison & Ann GARLICK.  (1st cousin 4x removed – p)

1933 – Anton HILDEBRANDT died 83 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 63 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – p)

1942 – Joseph HENSKI was born in Alpena, Michigan 74 years to Joseph Henski & Joanna ROMEL.  (2nd cousin 1x removed -p)

1972 – Margaret SINYARD Brown died 44 years ago in Cook County, Illinois at 83 years old.  (great-grandaunt -p)

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On This Day … 12 May

1848 – The GARLICK family arrived in New York aboard the Forfarshire to meet up with Joshua who immigrated several years earlier.

1903 – Joseph CHESNEY (25) married Elizabeth UTTECH (21) in Detroit, Michigan 113 years ago.

1943 – Charles RISCHERT Jr. died 73 years ago in Pentland, Michigan at 72 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1973 – Coletta KESSLER Jalosky died 43 years ago in Grosse Pointe, Michigan at 84 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1987 – Frances REAUME Kujawski died 29 years ago in Dearborn Heights, Michigan at 73 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 11 May

1896 – Martha KOLAR was born in Detroit, Michigan 120 years ago to Joseph Kolar & Frances ANGLEWICZ.

1898 – Anton DETTLOFF died 118 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 79 years old.  (3rd great-grandfather – p)

1904 – Bernard HALLMAN was born in Metz, Michigan 112 years ago to Frank Hallman & Anna HINCKA.  (great-uncle – p)

1932 – William SIMMS Jr. was born in Michigan 84 years ago to William Simms & Antonette OSTROSKE.  (2nd cousin 1x removed -m)

1939 – Elizabeth SCHUMACHER Ney died 77 years ago in Bad Axe, Michigan when she was 72 years old.

1954 – Anthony KLINKHAMMER died 62 years ago in Michigan at 63 years old.  (husband of Clementine KESSLER, 1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1967 – Juliana SOIK Bergmann died 49 years ago in Michigan at 71 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

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