On This Day … 7 June

June 7th, 2016 |

1852 – The HOENINGHAUSEN family arrived in New York aboard the Landdrost Leitcken 164 years ago.

1886 – August SOIK was born in Posen, Michigan 130 years ago to Anthony Soik & Anna DETTLOFF.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1886 – Henry RAASS married widow Annie GROBOWER in Lucas, Ohio 130 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1888 – Genevieve DALY was born in Detroit, Michigan 128 years ago to Thomas Daly & Clara KESSLER.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1889 – Lulu HEARTT was born in Illinois 127 years ago to Frank Heartt & Eva SINYARD.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1941 – Ermest ZABUDOWSKI (19) married Victoria SHELEST (19) in Detroit, Michigan 75 years ago.

1943 – Raymond HINCKA Sr. was born in Posen, Michigan 73 years ago to Anthony Hincka & Elizabeth ROMEL.  (2nd cousin 1x removed -p)

1947 – Virginia JANKOWSKI (20) married Charles SURIK (24) in Owosso, Michigan 69 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

1965 – Frank CHESNEY Jr. died 51 years ago in Saginaw, Michigan when he was 80 years old.

1982 – Arthur KRAMER died 34 years ago in Detroit, Michigan when he was 63 years old.  (husband of Helen MILLER, great-aunt -m)

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

On This Day … 6 March

March 6th, 2016 |

1821 – Eva OSTROWSKI was born in Putzig, Prussia 195 years ago to Casimir Ostrowski & Marianna HERT.  (3rd great-grandaunt – m)

1880 – Elisabeth DEGENFELDER Raass died 136 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 25 years old.  (wife of Henry RAASS, 3rd great-granduncle -m)

1881 – Frank STRNAD was born in Austria 135 years ago to Vaclav Strnad & Anastasia FAITEL.

1895 – Anthony KLEPACZYK (22) married Sophia NOWAK (20) in Detroit, Michigan 121 years ago.

1919 – Anthony BOYKE was born in Detroit, Michigan 97 years ago to Michael Boyke & Julia CIESINSKI.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

1927 – John HILDEBRANDT died 89 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 66 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1985 – Leo HINCKA died 31 years ago in Rogers City, Michigan at 78 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1994 – John DIETLIN died in Alpena, Michigan 22 years ago when he was 83 years old.  (husband of Mary DARGA, 1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1996 – Anthony L. HINCKA died 20 years ago in Posen, Michigan at 87 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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

On This Day … 27 February

February 27th, 2016 |

1894 – Henry RAASS died 122 years ago in Detroit, Michigan at 46 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1908 – George JACKSON married Mary DUELL in Phillips County, Kansas.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1914 – Marion CHESNEY was born in Bay County, Michigan 102 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

1929 – William KAUTHEN died 87 years ago in Garden, Michigan at 87 years old.  (husband of Anna HANSON, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1974 – Michael JALOSKY died 42 years ago in Grosse Pointe, Michigan at 85 years old.  (husband of Coletta KESSLER, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1999 – Helen DURECKI McLean died 17 years ago in Rogers City, Michigan at 76 years old.  (2nd cousin 1x removed -p)

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

On This Day … 24 February

February 24th, 2016 |

1837 – Thomas GARLICK was born in England 179 years ago to Joshua Garlick & Mary DOWNES.  (3rd great-granduncle -p)

1880 – Maria Elizabeth RAASS was born in Detroit, Michigan 136 years ago to Henry Raass & Elisabeth DEGENFELDER.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1891 – Paul KLEBBA was born in Detroit, Michigan 125 years ago to Albert Klebba & Marianna OSTROWSKI.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1912 – Annie KWART (18) married William SMITH (28) in Owosso, Michigan 104 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1963 – Anton DARGA died 53 years ago in Presque Isle, Michigan at 61 years.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1976 – William SIMMS died 40 years ago in Macomb County, Michigan at 70 years old.  (husband of Antonette OSTROWSKI, 1st cousin 2x removed -m)

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

On This Day … 7 January

January 7th, 2016 |

1804 – Franz SCHULTE (20) married Elisabeth RADEMACHER (28) in Schonholthausen, Germany 212 years ago.  (5th great-grandparents -m)

1867 – Edward SCHULTE was born in Detroit, Michigan 149 years ago to August Schulte & Wilhelmina RAASS.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

1875 – Henry RAASS (27) married Elisabeth DEGENFELDER (20) in Detroit, Michigan 141 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1900 – Rose SOIK was born in Michigan 116 years ago to Anton Soik & Anna DETTLOFF.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1903 – John DARGA was born in Detroit, Michigan 113 years ago to Joseph Darga & Augusta PLATT.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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

1995 – Virginia BROWN died 21 years ago in Illinois at 72 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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

On This Day … 13 December

December 13th, 2015 |

1875 – Albert RAASS was born in Detroit, Michigan 140 years ago to Henry Raass & Elisabeth DEGENFELDER.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1885 – John KUPTZ was born in Detroit, Michigan 130 years ago to Frank Kuptz & Christine OSTROWSKI.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1887 – Victor ZABUDOWSKI was born in Poland 128 years ago.

1895 – Verna HOENINGHAUSEN was born in Detroit, Michigan 120 years ago to Adolph Hoeninghausen & Anna MYLL. (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

1924 – Donald BRANNAN was born in Detroit, Michigan 91 years ago to Andrew Brannan & Mildred KESSLER.  (3rd cousin 1x removed -m)

1968 – George MORAN died 47 years ago in Phoenix, Arizona at 72 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1983 – Edward HALLMAN died 32 years ago in Orange, California at 74 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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