On This Day … 12 January

January 12th, 2017 |

DARGA Rose (Hoffman) – 1985, died in Rogers City, Michigan 32 years ago when she was 79 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

LACHOVSKI Mary – 1946, married Leo SAARM in Centerline, Michigan 71 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

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On This Day … 11 January

January 11th, 2017 |

CHESNEY Joseph – 1916, born in Bay County, Michigan 101 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

CIESINSKI Barbara – 1882, born in Monguagon, Michigan 135 years ago to John Ciesinski & Christina KWART.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

GAMEL Sylvester – 1930, married Margaret BLUNT in Golden, Colorado 87 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

GODSON Thomas – 1928, died in Chicago, Illinois 89 years ago when he was 75 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

HILDEBRANDT August – 1876, born in Detroit, Michigan 141 years ago to Joseph Hildebrandt & Maria LIPKE.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

KESSLER Christopher – 1849, married Anna Maria ASCHMANN in Detroit, Michigan 168 years ago.  (3rd great-grandparents -m)

OSTROWSKI Eleanore (Osentoski) – 1996, died in Bad Axe, Michigan 21 years ago when she was 81 years old.  (great-grandaunt -m)

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On This Day … 10 January

January 10th, 2017 |

HALLMAN Felix – 1944, died in Detroit, Michigan 73 years ago when he was 55 years old.  (great-granduncle -p)

HALLMAN Florian – 1981, died in Hamtramck, Michigan 36 years ago when he was 69 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

HAMMANG Elroy – 1985, died in Hennepin, Minnesota 32 years ago when he was 78 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

HOWER Henry – 1957, died in Rice county, Minnesota 60 years ago when he was 61 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

KLEPACZYK Aloysisus – 1898, born in Detroit, Michigan 119 years ago to William Klepaczyk & Helena MARKRZAT.

LENNEMANN Margaret – 1841, born in Germany 176 years ago to Franz Lennemann & Elisabeth SCHULTE.  (1st cousin 5x removed -m)

RAASS Clinton – 1933, died in Highland Park, Michigan 84 years when he was 24 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

REAUME Elsie – 1922, born in Romulus, Michigan 95 years ago to Henry Reaume & Anna SOIK.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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Stewart Bittles

January 9th, 2017 |

I’m going to give the 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks a shot.
This week I have chosen Stewart BITTLES, my 3rd great-grandfather.
I really want to hear from YOU too and hear about your ancestors… don’t be shy!!

Name: Stewart Bittles
Birth Date: 1826 June, Ireland
Death Date: 1914 November 23, Lemont, Illinois, USA

• He was born about 1826 June in Ireland.

• He married Margaret in 1852 in Ireland. Per daughter Hannah’s death information her mother is listed as Margaret COLE.
Stewart and Margaret married on September 24, 1852 at the Scarva Presbyterian Church in the county of Down, Ireland

• When he was 32 years old when he immigrated aboard the “City of Mobile” from Liverpool, England on 1857 July 1 to New York, with his family and his brother John (and his family).
His last name is spelled “Bettler.”

• He appeared as “Stuart Bissler” on the census on 1860 July 25 in Lemont, Illinois.

• He appeared as “Stephen Brittles” on the census on 1870 July 22 in Lemont, Illinois.

• He appeared as “Stewart Beetles” on the census on 1880 June 15 in Lemont, Illinois.

• He appeared as “Stewart Bittles” on the census on 1900 June 8 in Lemont, Illinois where he is listed as a 73 years old quarry man.
His wife Margaret died within the past 20 years leaving him a widow, and his daughter Mary Ann SINYARD and her 6 children
live with him.

• He appeared as “Stuart Bittles” on the census on 1910 April 16 in Lemont, Illinois. His widowed daughter Mary Ann SINYARD
and 4 of his grandchildren live with him.

• He died on 1914 November 23 in Lemont, Illinois when he was 89
years old.

• He was buried at the Brooks Cemetery in Goodings Grove, Will, Illinois on 1914 November 26.

I created a Find-A-Grave memorial for him though no one has been able to find a grave marker for him.
Created by: Lisa Haerens
Record added: Nov 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62277366

Parents: Thomas Bittles & Hannah McCloud
Spouse: Margaret Cole (1826 – 1880-1900)

CHILDREN
1 Jane Bittles (1853-1926)
2 Thomas Bittles (1856- )
3 Hannah Agnes Bittles2 (1858-1931)
4 Daniel Bittles (1860-After 1870)
5 Hannah Agnes Bittles (1862-1931)
6 Margaret Bittles (1862-1910)
7 Mary Ann Bittles (1864-After 1949)
8 Elizabeth W. Bittles (1866-1951)

On This Day … 9 January

January 9th, 2017 |

DARGA Annie – 1908, died in Detroit, Michigan 109 years ago when she was 18 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

HALLMAN Bernard – 1979, died in Detroit, Michigan 38 years ago when he was 74 years old.  (greatuncle -p)

LAMPARSKI Thomas – 1930, born in Detroit, Michigan 87 years ago to John Lamparski & Teresa KWART.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

OSENTOSKI David – 1995, died in Bad Axe, Michigan 22 years ago when he was 86 years old.  (husband of Eleanore OSTROWSKI, great-grandaunt -m)

PEACH Francis – 1890, born in Saint Ignace, Michigan 127 years ago to Otto Peach & Emma HANSON.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 8 January

January 8th, 2017 |

REBANT Anthony – 1923, died in Detroit, Michigan 94 years ago when he was 65 years old.  (husband of Elisabeth OSTROWSKI, 1st cousin 4x removed)

SACCOIA Victor – 1982, died in Warren, Michigan 35 years ago when he was 62 years old.  (husband of Anna HALLMAN, 1st cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 7 January

January 7th, 2017 |

BROWN Virginia – 1995, died in Illinois  22 years ago when she was 72 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

DARGA John – 1903, born in Detroit, Michigan 114 years ago to Joseph Darga & Augusta PLATT.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

MARTINICO Vito – 1920, arrived in New York from Italy aboard the S.S. Argentina.

RAASS Henry – 1875, married Elisabeth DEGENFELDER in Detroit, Michigan 142 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

SCHULTE Edward – 1867, born in Detroit, Michigan 150 years ago to August Schulte & Wilhelmina RAASS.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

SOIK Rose – 1900, born in Presque Isle, Michigan 117 years ago to Anton Soik & Anna DETTLOFF.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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