On This Day … 19 January

January 19th, 2017 |

BOOTH Margaret Elizabeth – 1875, born in Canada 142 years ago to Isaac Booth & Margaret McKAY.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

DAGENAIS Odile – 1847, married Francois QUENNEVILLE in Quebec, Canada 170 years ago.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

HEBERT Pierre (20) – 1795, married Marie-Anne GELINEAU in Quebec, Canada 222 years ago.  (5th great-grandparents)

PATTERSON Walter – 1978, died in Clearfield, Pennsylvania 39 years ago when he was 88 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

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On This Day … 18 January

January 18th, 2017 |

ANDRZEJEWSKI Lawrence – 1928, born in Detroit, Michigan 89 years ago to George Andrzejewski & Florence ENGLISH.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

BATES Louis – 1901, born in Alpena, Michigan 116 years ago to Robert Bates & Hester BOOTH.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

FLEWELLING Julia – 1890, born in Alpena, Michigan 127 years ago to David Flewelling & Hannah JACKSON.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

FLEWELLING Reginald – 1904, born in Michigan 113 years ago to Amos Flewelling & Almina CROCKETT.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

GONYAW Louis Jr. – 1915, married Mary RAYMOND in Marine City, Michigan 102 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

GRAVES Levi – 1926, married Alice McKIRN in Ontario, Canada 91 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

HOWARD Clayton – 1907, born in Ogemaw, Michigan 110 years ago to Frank Howard & Jennie LEMON.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

LAPAN Alvin – 1920, born in Bay County, Michigan 97 years ago to Henry Lapan & Denize OUILLETTE.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

MANYEN Herman – 1888, born in Bay County, Michigan 129 years ago to Herman Manyen & Matilda LAPAN.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

PIONTKOWSKI Virginia – 1936, married Albert ENGLISH in Detroit, Michigan 81 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

ROCK Clare – 1899, born in Cadillac, Michigan 118 years ago.  (husband of Rosa LAPAN, great-grandaunt)

ROSS Floyd – 1969, died in Cincinnati, Ohio 48 years ago when he was 72 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 17 January

January 17th, 2017 |

ENGLISH William – 1948, married Eugenia WIERZBICKI in Detroit, Michigan 69 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

LAFLEUR Loretta – 1917, born in Alpena, Michigan 100 years ago to Frank LaFleur & Lula NEWBERRY.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

LAFLEURE Inez (Davis) – 1970, died in Wayne county, Michigan 47 years ago when she was 46 years old.  (great-aunt)

McKAY Barbara – 1874, born in Marine City, Michigan 143 years ago to Matthew McKay & Catherine McDONALD.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

POWELL Hazel – 1906, married Frank CHEESEMAN in Ontario, Canada 111 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

RICKER Morris – 1996, died in St. Ignace, Michigan 21 years ago when he was 63 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

SMITH William – 1817, born in Clearfield, Pennsylvania 200 years ago to John Smith & Nancy JORDAN.  (4th great-granduncle)

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On This Day … 16 January

January 16th, 2017 |

GRAVES Rose – 1907, married Garfield FIRBY in Ontario, Canada 110 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

McKAY Matthew – 1826, born in Ontario, Canada 191 years ago to Peter McKay & Martha CARPENTER.  (3rd great-granduncle)

SHAEDIG Herbert – 1999, died 18 years ago when he was 79 years old.  (husband of Loretta BOOTH, 1st cousin 2x removed)

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John Isaac Ross

January 15th, 2017 |
52 Ancestors in 52 weeks. This week I have chosen John Isaac ROSS, my husband’s 3rd great-grandfather.
 
1. He was born to John Ross in England about March 1822 March. He is seen listed as Isaac Ross as well as John Ross.
 
2. He immigrated from Canada to Michigan between 1874-1880. It’s a best guess as his youngest child is 6 years old and was born in Canada.
 
3. He appeared as “Isaack Ross” on the census on 1880 June 7 in West Bay City, Bay, Michigan. He is a 47 year old saw mill worker.
 
4. He appeared as “Isaac Ross” on the census on 1884 June 11 in Bay City, Bay, Michigan. The family resides on 99 Sanbuel Street, and they have been in the state for the last 7 years. He is 60 years old.
 
5. He appeared on the census on 1900 June 1 in Fraser, Linwood, Bay, Michigan,. He is listed as 60 years old (though he is actually 78 years old) and he is married, but his wife is not listed with them. He lives with his daughter Maria LAPAN and her family and lists that he and his father were born in England and his mother was born in Scotland. He cannot read or write.
 
6. He has conflicting death information. Per the cemetery he died 1902 August 8. John Ross Died 8-8-1902, buried 8-10-1902, Born in England, Age at death 85, Priest-Fr. Langlois, Linwood Cemetery
 
7. Per his death certificate he died of old age & a perineal abscess on 1902 September 1 in Kawkawlin, Bay, Michigan,. Death occured at 11:30 in the morning when he was 80 years. He was married and worked as a farmer his whole life, and he married at the age of 21 years and is the father of 12 children, 9 of them still living. He was born in England and his father’s name is given as John Ross, and his mother is “Unknown.” The informant is Isaac Ross.
 
8. Per his death certificate he was buried St. Anne’s Cemetery on 1902 September 3 in Linwood, Bay, Michigan. Others buried in the section are:
 
LAPAN,Mary 1872 – 1957
LAPAN Anthony 1861 – 1939
A Wooden Cross; ROSS,John no dates
JOKALSKI.Betty 1928 – 1962
LAPAN,Anthony 1904 – 1962
Ricker,Morris E May 11, 1932 – Jan 17, 1996 pic in State Police
uniform, on the marker
A Wooden Cross; LAPAN,Danial no dates
A Wooden Cross; LAPAN,Louise No dates (side by side)
Ricker,Randy Alan May 17, 1952 s/o Morris and Barb
 
 
Father: John Ross ( – )
Spouse: *Margaretha Myers (1829 – 1904 May 17)
 
Children:
1 John Ross (1849-1935)
2 Isaac Ross Jr. (1850-1919)
3 Matilda Ross (1853- )
4 Thomas Ross (1859- )
5 Jane Ann Ross (1860-1938)
6 Hannah Ross (1861-1934)
7 Margaret Ross (1864 -1915)
8 Elizabeth Ross (1867-1908)
9 Henry Ross (1869-1949)
10 Thomas Ross (1870-1915)
11 Maria Ross (1872-1957)
12. ?

On This Day … 15 January

January 15th, 2017 |

BENSON Georgianna (Martel) – 1926, died in Ontario, Canada 91 years ago when she was 44 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

BENSON Harmeline – 1885, born in Ontario, Canada 132 years ago to William Benson & Marguerite MONETTE.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

BOOTH Alonzo – 1971, died in Petoskey, Michigan 46 years ago when he was 73 years old.  (great-granduncle -m)

DAULT James – 1928, born in Ossineke, Michigan 89 years ago to Charles Dault & Mary LAFLEUR.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

Flewelling Clara WELLMAN – 1932, died in Toledo, Ohio 85 years ago when she was 82 years old.  (wife of Isaac FLEWELLING, 3rd great-granduncle -m)

HAWLEY Chester – 1919, married Rhonda TAYLOR in Alpena, Michigan 98 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

KNIGHT Christine “Tena” – 1924, married Herman PETERSON in Alpena, Michigan 93 years ago.  (great-grandaunt -m)

LAFLEUR Ella – 1921, born in Hillman, Michigan 96 years ago to Dennis LaFleure & Addie HIER.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

LAPAN Louis – 1928, died in Grayling, Michigan 89 years ago when he was 44 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

MONDOUX Angelique – 1851, born in Ontario, Canada 166 years ago.  (wife of Anthony BENSON, 3rd great-granduncle -m)

RUST Quartus – 1815, born in Hampden, Massachusetts 202 years ago.  (husband of Electra KNIGHT, 3rd great-grandaunt -m)

TYE-Clara (Burns) – 1915, married William WOOLSEY in St. Joseph, Missouri 102 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

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On This Day … 14 January

January 14th, 2017 |

COOPER Mary – 1907, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan 110 years ago.  (wife of Clarence ENGLISH, great-granduncle)

Flewelling Clara MATHER – 1892, died in Port Huron, Michigan 125 years ago at 35 years old.  (wife of Edward FLEWELLING, 3rd great-granduncle)

HAWLEY Amanda (Hall) – 1969, died in Saginaw, Michigan 48 years ago when she was 70 years old.  (great-grandaunt)

HAWLEY Norman – 1923, born in Ogemaw County, Michigan 94 years ago to George Hawley & Sarah MYERS.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

KNIGHT Joshua – 1775, born in Chesterfield, Massachusetts 242 years ago to Lt. Joshua Knight & Esther WRIGHT.  (4th great-grandfather)

LAPAN Elisabeth – 1879, born in Bay City, Michigan 138 years ago to Richard Lapan & Harriet ABARE.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

MOBREY Elizabeth – 1846, born in Ontario, Canada 171 years ago.  (wife of Benjamin BOOTH, 3rd great-granduncle)

RICKER Charlotte – 1946, born in Bay City, Michigan 71 years ago to Maurice Ricker & Margaret LAPAN.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 13 January

January 13th, 2017 |

BENSON Arthur – 1893, born in Ashland, Wisconsin 124 years ago to William Benson Jr. & Agnes ROONEY.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

BRINKER Angeline – 1914, born in Detroit, Michigan 103 years ago to Leo Brinker & Clara ENGLISH.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

ENGLISH Anna – 1892, born in Detroit, Michigan 125 years ago to Mary CASTLER & Charles English.  (great-grandaunt)

LAPAN Joseph – 1903, married Mary HOULE in Linwood, Michigan 114 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle)

LAPAN Samuel – 1929, was born in Pinconning, Michigan 88 years ago to Florence SEEBECK & Louis Lapan.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

THOMPSON Emmett – 1984, died in New Mexico 33 years ago when he was 83 years old.  (husband of Hazel RUSTLER, 1st cousin 3x removed)

WALT Archie – 1934, married Grace McNABB in Cook county, Illinois 83 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

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On This Day … 12 January

January 12th, 2017 |

BENSON Louis – 1909, married Rose CARDINAL in Ontario, Canada 108 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

VANSEVENANT Leonard – 1888, born in Belgium 129 years ago to Carolus VanSevenant & Matilda DENDUYVER.  (great-granduncle -p)

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On This Day … 11 January

January 11th, 2017 |

BOOTH Joseph – 1804, born in England 213 years ago to Joseph Booth.  (4th great-grandfather -m)

LAPAN Anthony – 1875, married Matilda FOURNIER in Quebec, Canada 142 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -p)

LAPAN Antoine GABORIAULT – 1853, married Sophie GIBEAU in Quebec, Canada 164 years ago.  (4th great-grandfather -p)

LATAM Oscar – 1936, died in Ontario, Canada 81 years ago when he was 60 years old.  (husband of Ellen GOLLEDGE, 1st cousin 3x removed – m)

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