Posts Tagged ‘Boyke’

On This Day … 2 October

1823 – Franz Boyke was born in Putzig, Prussia 189 years ago to Anton Boyke & Catharine Gohr.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1916 – Claude Kessler died 96 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  He was 23 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed) to

1918 -  Sister Mary Ostrowski died 94 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  She was 64 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

If you have information about any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

Spotlight Sunday – John Kwart (Quart)

Name:  Johann Kwart (Quart)

Birthday:  about 1818

Parents:  unknown

Siblings:  unknown

Relationship:  married 1.) Eva Boyke, 9 children – 4 daughters living
2.) Rosalie Bolde, 6 children – 5 sons living

Hometown:  Oslanin, Prussia

Immigration:  1876 aboard “Celtic”

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  not able to read or write

Occupation:  farmer in Prussia, laborer in Detroit

Church:  St. Albertus Catholic Church, Detroit, Michigan

Death: November 19, 1891 – age 73, meningitis

Cemetery:  Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan – single grave

Relationship to Me:  3rd great-grandfather

If you have information on any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

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