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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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 … 9 January

January 9th, 2017 |

ARNOTT Andrew – 1919, born in Pinconning, Michigan 98 years ago to James Arnott & Lillian JORDAIN.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

CURRY Elmer – 1919, died in Clearfield, Pennsylvania 98 years ago when he was 53 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

DAULT Charles – 1956, died in Ossineke, Michigan 61 years ago when he was 68 years old.  (husband of Mary LaFLEUR, 2nd great-grandaunt -m)

HAWLEY William – 1925, born in Ogemaw, Michigan 92 years ago to Joseph Hawley & Jennie DOVECOTT.  (1st cousin 2x removed -m)

LAPAN Anna – 1889, born in Kawkawlin, Michigan 128 years ago to Louis Lapan & Ida LAMPIER.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

Lapan Josephine CLUCKEY – 1916, died in Bay City, Michigan 101 years ago when she was 42 years old.  (wife of Alfred LAPAN, 2nd great-granduncle -p)

LAPAN Richard – 1866, married Harriet ABARE in Quebec, Canada 151 years ago.  (3rd great-grandparents -p)

McKAY John – 1949, died in Saginaw, Michigan 68 years ago when he was 80 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

McKay Martha CARPENTER – 1894, died in Port Austin, Michigan 123 years ago when she was 85 years old.  (4th great-grandmother -m)

MONDOUX Arthur – 1916, born in New York 101 years ago to Antoine Mondoux & Adeline BENSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

ROSS John – 1872, married Agness ANDERSON in Bay City, Michigan 145 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle -p)

WERTMAN Audry Gee – 1920, died in Alpena, Michigan 97 years ago when she was 10 years old.  (daughter of Clara DOUGHTY.  (great-grandaunt -m)

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On This Day … 8 January

January 8th, 2017 |

FLEWELLING Joseph – 1941, died in Battle Creek, Michigan 76 years ago when he was 66 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle)

GOLLEDGE Ellen – 1877, born in Sanilac County, Michigan 140 years ago to Thomas Golledge & Delmary TYE.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

LAPAN Myrtle – 1908, born in Linwood, Michigan 109 years ago to Joseph Lapan & Mary HOULE.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

ROSS Pearl (Reno) – 1915, died in Bay County, Michigan 102 years ago when she was 23 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

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On This Day … 7 January

January 7th, 2017 |

ABARE Cora – 1896, married Henry DOLAN in Vermont 121 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

ABARE Rosalie – 1866, born in Sciota, New York 151 years ago to Toussaint Abare & Catherine BOIRE.  (3rd great-grandaunt -p)

AUCLAIR Irene – 1915, born in Alpena, Michigan 102 years ago to Dennis Auclair & Elizabeth LaFLEUR.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

GOLLEDGE Mary (Walker) – 1938, died in Ontario, Canada 79 years ago when she was 64 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

HAWLEY Donald – 1996, died in Alpena, Michigan 21 years ago when he was 65 years old.  (grandfather -m)

JORDAIN Lillian – 1888, born in Bay County, Michigan 129 years ago to David Jordain & Elizabeth ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

KNIGHT Betty – 1928, born in Pinconning, Michigan 89 years ago to Roland Knight & Bernice LAPAN.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

LaFLEUR Mary – 1908, married Charles DAULT in Harrisville, Michigan 109 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

LaFLEUR Pierre – 1874, married Odile PLOUFFE in Ontario, Canada 143 years ago.  (3rd great-grandfather -m)

LAPAN Harriet – 1895, born in Linwood, Michigan 122 years ago to Anthony Lapan & Maria ROSS.  (great-grandaunt -p)

LAPAN Mary – 1916, born in Pinconning, Michigan 101 years ago to Anthony Lapan & Maria ROSS.  (great-grandaunt -p)

O’BRIEN Rachel – 1901, married Joseph CAMPAU in Hampton, Michigan 116 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

O’LEARY Ruth – 1920, married Roy SIMPSON in Alpena County, Michigan 97 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 6 January

January 6th, 2017 |

BENSON Anthony – 1877, married Angelique MONDOUX in Ontario, Canada 140 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

BENSON Patrick – 1862, died in Ontario, Canada 155 years ago when he was 80 years old.  (5th great-grandfather -m)

BOOTH Matilda (Robbins) – 1928, died in Ossineke, Michigan 89 years ago when she was 59 years old.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

DOUGHTY William – 1877, born in Alpena, Michigan 140 years ago to Levi Doughty & Sarah SMITH.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

FENWICK Edward – 1956, died in Bay County, Michigan 61 years ago when he was 67 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

FOUNTAIN Mae – 1923, married Edward STONE in Port Huron, Michigan 94 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

LAPAN Rose (Stegman) – 1946, died in Bay City, Michigan 71 years ago when she was 63 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

ROSS William – 1876, born in West Bay City, Michigan 141 years ago to John Ross & Agness ANDERSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

ROSS William – 1948, died in Bay City, Michigan 69 years ago on his birthday when he was 72 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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On This Day … 4 January

January 4th, 2017 |

BOOTH Joseph – 1826, married Maria TORR in England 191 years ago.  (4th great-grandparents -m)

JORDAIN Lillian (Arnott) – 1950, died in Detroit, Michigan 67 years ago when she was 59 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

LAPAN David Jr. – 1933, born in Pinconning, Michigan 84 years ago to David Lapan & Charlotte LOCKHART.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 1 January

January 1st, 2017 |

ABARE Cordelia – 1900, married William COASH in Coopersville, New York 117 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

AUBAIN Marguerite – 1923, married Frank GODDIN in Alburg, Vermont 94 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

BOOTH Hester Isabella – 1869, born in Ontario, Canada 148 years ago to Isaac Booth & Margaret McKAY.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

BORRY George – 1963, died in Glens Falls, New York 54 years ago when he was 74 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

FLEWELLING Emma (Easler) – 1971, died in Dexter, Maine 46 years ago when she was 80 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

FLEWELLING Mary – 1855, born in New Brunswick, Canada 162 years ago to Nehemiah Flewelling & Sarah SHARPE.  (3rd great-grandaunt -m)

GARDNER Rose – 1941, married Edward DANKS in Bay City, Michigan 76 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

GIBEAU Sophie – 1833, born in Quebec, Canada 184 years ago.  (wife of Antoine LAPAN, 4th great-grandfather -p)

LAFLEUR Arthur – 1972, died in Boyne City, Michigan 45 years ago when he was 65 years old.  1st cousin 3x removed -m)

Lapan Matilda FOURNIER – 1930, died in Bay City, Michigan 87 years ago when she was 76 years old.  (wife of Anthony LAPAN, 3rd great-granduncle -p)

McKAY John Peter – 1854, born in Canada 163 years ago to Matthew McKay & Catherine McDONALD.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

McKAY John – 1869, born in Port Huron, Michigan 148 years ago to Salem McKAY & Charlotte JONES.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

ROSS Maria – 1872, born in Canada 145 years ago to Isaac Ross & Margaretha MEYERS.  (2nd great-grandmother -p)

TYE Delmary – 1874, married Thomas GOLLEDGE in Buel, Michigan 143 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

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On This Day … 30 December

December 30th, 2016 |

BENSON Clara – 1875, born in Ontario, Canada 141 years ago to William Benson & Marguerite MONETTE.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

DAGENAIS Odile – 1828, born in Quebec, Canada 188 years ago to Laurent Dagenais & Marie-Louise MAINVILLE.  (3rd great-grandaunt -m)

LAPAN Dorothy – 1937, married Harold KELLEY in Lansing, Michigan 79 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

O’BRIEN Gladys – 1910, born in Cleveland, Ohio 106 years ago to John O’Brien & Violet GREEN.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

O’BRIEN Katherine – 1890, born in Bay County, Michigan 126 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

ROBBINS William – 1944, married Carrie SHUNK in Flint, Michigan 72 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

ROSS Richard – 1921, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan 95 years ago to Bert Ross & Mabel MILLARD.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

THORBAHN Darlene (DeBacker) – 1988, died in Alpena, Michigan 28 years ago when she was 48 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 27 December

December 27th, 2016 |

BOOTH Lyle – 1926, born in Rogers City, Michigan 90 years to Alonzo Booth & Ruby COOPER.  (1st cousin 2x removed -m)

LAPAN Anthony – 1939, died in Linwood, Michigan 77 years ago when he was 78 years old.  (2nd great-grandfather -p)

LAPAN John B. – 1942, died 74 years ago in Wyandotte, Michigan when he was 73 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -p)

QUINLAN Frank – 1959, died in St. Clair County, Michigan 57 years ago when he was 76 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed -m)

ROSS Russell – 1945, married Patricia LANCOUR in Delta County, Michigan 71 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

THORBAHN Ralph Jr. – 1938, born in Escanaba, Michigan 78 years ago to Ralph Thorbahn & Zeta ROSS.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

TYE John – 1893, born in Michigan 123 years ago to George Tye & Jane DRAKE.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

VILLENEUVE Orville – 1975, died in Alpena, Michigan 41 years ago when  he was 64 years old.  (husband of Alice HAWLEY, great aunt -m)

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