On This Day … 11 January

January 11th, 2016 |

1849 – Christopher KESSLER (27) married Anna Maria ASCHMANN (23) in Detroit, Michigan 167 years ago.  (3rd great-grandparents -m)

1876 – August HILDEBRANDT was born in Detroit, Michigan 140 years ago to Joseph Hildebrandt & Maria LIPKE.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1882 – Barbara CIESINSKI was born in Monguagon, Michigan 134 years ago to John Ciesinski & Christina KWART.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1916 – Joseph CHESNEY was born in Bay County, Michigan 100 years ago to Elizabeth UTTECH & Joseph Chesney.

1928 – Thomas GODSON died 88 years ago in Chicago, Illinois at 75 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1930 – Sylvester GAMEL (22) married Margaret BLUNT (23) in Golden, Colorado 86 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1996 – Eleanore OSTROWSKI Osentoski died 20 years ago in Bad Axe, Michigan at 81 years old.  (great-grandaunt -m)

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On This Day … 1 January

January 1st, 2016 |

1827 – Joseph LACHOVSKI was born 189 years ago in Germany.  (3rd great-grandfather -m)

1862 – George ASMAN was born in Port Huron, Michigan 154 years ago to John Assmann & Mary STITTS.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1870 – Twins Frank & Matthew KLEPACZYK were born 146 years ago in Poland to John Klepaczyk & Mary KOZLAWSKI.

1871 – Joseph Lee BROWN was born in Chicago, Illinois 145 years ago.  (husband of Margaret SINYARD, great-grandaunt -p)

1873 – Thomas GARLICK (35) married Eliza CLARK (21) in Will County, Illinois 143 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -p)

1874 – Frank HINCKA was born in Prussia 142 years ago to John Hincka & Mary GEZSKY.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1877 – Joseph UTTECH was born in Michigan 139 years ago to John & Juliana BARTEL.

1885 – Joseph BARCZAK was born in Poland 131 years ago to Adam Barczak & Evae LESCINSKI.

1899 – John HINTZKE was born in Prussia 117 years ago to Anthony Hintzke & Martha PORZONDEK.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1900 – Helen KOLAR was born in Detroit, Michigan 116 years ago to Joseph Kolar & Frances ANGLEWICZ.

1911 – Elton DOUGLAS died 105 years ago in Lapeer, Michigan at 34 years old.  (husband of Rose RISCHERT, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1920 – Arthur BONIKOWSKI was born in Detroit, Michigan 96 years ago to Joseph Bonikowski & Mary HINTZKE.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

1922 – Charles PETERSON Jr was born in Detroit, Michigan 94 years ago to Charles Peterson & Theresa LACHOVSKI.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1924 – Lee SCHULTE was born in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan 92 years ago to Raymond Schulte & Marie WILLIAMS.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1966 – Carlo BARONE died 50 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 69 years old.  (husband of Clara HALLMAN, 1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 21 October

October 21st, 2012 |

1900 – Sylvester Hayes died 113 years ago in Joliet, Illinois at 53 years old.  (2nd great-grandfather)

1918 – Geraldine Chesney was born in Munger, Michigan 95 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth Uttech.

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Wedding Wednesday – Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth Uttech

September 7th, 2011 |

Joseph Chesney (25) & Elizabeth Uttech (21) married on May 12, 1903 in Detroit, Michigan.  They were married by a priest A.V. Mernes, and witnesses were James Mushroom and Clara Blesnack.  (clicking on the photo makes it larger.)

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