On This Day … 16 April

April 16th, 2016 |

1875 – Arthur GARDNER was born in Lexington, Michigan 141 years ago to John Gardner & Elizabeth SWOFFER.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1879 – Isaac BOOTH died 137 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 48 years old.  (3rd great-grandfather – m)

1891 – May LAFLEUR was born in Michigan 125 years ago to Peter LaFleur & Minnie SICARD.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1895 – Tressa O’BRIEN was born in Essexville, Michigan 121 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1939 – Alfred ROBBINS died 77 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 47 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1972 – Freeman EASLER died 44 years ago in Piscataquis, Maine at 86 years old.  (husband of Emma FLEWELLING, 1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1977 – John ARNOTT died 39 years ago in Royal Oak, Michigan at 64 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

1992 – Frederick HOWARD died 24 years ago in Ogemaw County, Michigan at 76 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed – m)

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On This Day … 17 March

March 17th, 2016 |

1861 – Electra KNIGHT Rust died 155 years ago in New York at 38 years old.  (3rd great-grandaunt – m)

1886 – James CADMAN was born in Port Austin, Michigan 130 years ago to John Cadman & Martha McKAY.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1907 – Edward LAPAN was born in Bay County, Michigan 109 years ago to Alfred Lapan & Josephine CLUCKEY.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1908 – Elizabeth MANYEN (22) married Henry BEDELL (20) in Bay City, Michigan 108 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1911 – Lena RUSTLER was born in Wisconsin 105 years ago to Frank Rustler & Harmeline BENSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1913 – Sarah JENNER Booth died 103 years ago in Ontario, Canada at 82 years old.  (wife of Joseph BOOTH, 3rd great-granduncle -p)

1914 – Viola MONDOUX was born in Glens Falls, New York 102 years ago to Antoine Mondoux & Adeline BENSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1921 – Rosa LAPAN (29) married Leo ANTAYA (27) in Detroit, Michigan 95 years ago.  (great-grandaunt -p)

1937 – Violet O’BRIEN (21) married Miles DEARDEN (22) in Bay City, Michigan 79 years ago.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 16 March

March 16th, 2016 |

1881 – Alonzo ALL was born in Michigan 135 years ago to Abraham All & Mary KNIGHT.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1895 – William ROBBINS was born in Alpena, Michigan 121 years ago to William Robbins & Matilda BOOTH.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1898 – Videt LIEDKE was born in Bay County, Michigan 118 years ago to Fred Liedke & Matilda O’BRIEN.  (2nd cousin 2x removed – p)

1900 – Joseph LAPAN was born in Fraser, Michigan 116 years ago to Anthony Lapan & Maria ROSS.  (great-granduncle – p)

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On This Day … 7 March

March 7th, 2016 |

1841 – Isaac FLEWELLING was born in Canada 175 years ago to Nehemiah Flewelling & Sarah SHARPE.  (3rd great-granduncle – m)

1874 – John BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 142 years ago to James Benson & Clara LEMIEUX.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1879 – John O’BRIEN Jr. was born 137 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1884 – Peter BENSON was born in Au Sable, Michigan 132 years ago to William Benson & Mary ROONEY.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1917 – John GRAVES Jr. died 99 years ago in Ontario, Canada at 31 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1934 – Isaac Ephraim BOOTH died 82 years ago in Presque Isle, Michigan at 69 years old.  (2nd great-grandfather – m)

1948 – Elizabeth ABARE Bradway died 68 years ago in New York at 60 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – p)

1948 – Albert GARDNER died 68 years ago in Traverse City, Michigan at 73 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1952 – Stephen GARDNER III died 64 years ago in Port Huron, Michigan at 93 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1966 – Dennis AUCLAIR died 50 years ago in Michigan at 83 years old.  (husband of Elizabeth LAFLEUR, 1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1987 – Tressa O’BRIEN Kraft died 29 years ago in Bangor, Michigan at 91 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

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On This Day … 28 February

February 28th, 2016 |

1868 – Jessie TYE was born in Sanilac County, Michigan 148 years ago to Tuffield Tye & Mary GARDNER.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1870 – Stephen GARDNER died 146 years ago in Lexington, Michigan at 61 years old.  (4th great-grandfather -m)

1912 – Alfred ROBBINS (20) married Lillian ELLER (15) in Alpena, Michigan 104 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1922 – James BOOTH died 94 years ago in Ontario, Canada at 84 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1938 – Dorothy BENSON (16) married Robert GAPPA (29) in Black River, Michigan 78 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1942 – Joseph CAMPAU died 74 years ago in Bay City, Michigan at 66 years old.  (husband of Rachel O’BRIEN, 1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1948 – Louis LAPLANT died 68 years ago in Tacoma, Washington at 80 years old.  (husband of Clara BENSON, 2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1952 – Eveline AUBAIN Mumley died 64 years ago in Cheshire, Connecticut at 60 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1964 – Dorothy TYE Walker died 52 years ago in Everett, Washington at 31 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1977 – Earl SILVERNALE died 39 years ago in Wisconsin at 73 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -p)

1992 – Ray ELLINWOOD died 24 years ago in North Olmsted, Ohio at 64 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1993 – Spencer CHEESEMAN died in Oregon 23 years ago at 75 years old.  (2nd cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 29 January

January 29th, 2016 |

1839 – John BENSON (26) married Marie Euphresine DUPLANTIE (28) in Ontario, Canada 177 years ago.  (4th great-grandparents -m)

1914 – Earl SHARPE (24) married Gertrude WILD (18) in Alpena, Michigan 102 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1990 – Miles DEARDEN died 26 years ago in Palm Beach, Florida at 75 years old.  (husband of Violet O’BRIEN, 2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 20 January

January 20th, 2016 |

1878 – Matilda O’BRIEN was born in Michigan 138 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1882 – Elisa Alvina BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 134 years ago to William Benson & Marguerite MONETTE.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1937 – Mary LAPAN Paquin died 79 years ago in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan at 55 years old.  (2nd great-grandaunt -p)

1949 – Henry ROSS died 67 years ago in Delta County, Michigan at 79 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle -p)

1965 – George FLEWELLING died 51 years ago in Michigan at 85 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

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On This Day … 7 January

January 7th, 2016 |

1866 – Rosalie ABARE was born in Sciota, New York 150 years ago to Toussaint Abare & Catherine BOIRE.  (3rd great-grandaunt -p)

1874 – Pierre LAFLEUR (43) married Odile PLOUFFE (17) in Ontario, Canada 142 years ago.  (3rd great-grandfather -m)

1890 – Lillian JORDAIN was born in Bay County, Michigan 126 years ago to David Jordain & Elizabeth ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1895 –  Harriet LAPAN was born 121 years ago in Linwood, Michigan to Anthony Lapan & Maria ROSS.  (great-grandaunt -p)

1896 – Cora ABARE (18) married Henry DOLAN (27) in Vermont 120 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1901 – Rachel O’BRIEN (17) married Joseph CAMPAU (25) in Hampton, Michigan 115 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1908 – Mary LAFLEUR (17) married Charles DAULT (20) in Harrisville, Michigan 108 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1915 – Irene AUCLAIR was born in Alpena, Michigan 101 years ago to Dennis Auclair & Elizabeth LAFLEUR.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1920 – Ruth O’LEARY (16) married Roy SIMPSON (21) in Alpena County, Michigan 96 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 30 December

December 30th, 2015 |

1828 – Odile DAGENAIS was born in Quebec, Canada 187 years ago to Laurent Dagenais & Marie-Louise MAINVILLE.  (3rd great-grandaunt -m)

1875 – Clara BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 140 years ago to William Benson & Marguerite MONETTE.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1890 – Katherine O’BRIEN was born in Bay County, Michigan 125 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1910 – Gladys O’BRIEN was born in Cleveland, Ohio 105 years ago to John O’Brien & Violet GREEN.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1937 – Dorothy LAPAN (23) married Harold KELLEY (26) in Lansing, Michigan 78 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1944 – William ROBBINS (49) married Carrie SHUNK (25) in Flint, Michigan 71 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1988 – Darlene THORBAHN DeBacker died 27 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 48 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

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On This Day … 25 December

December 25th, 2015 |

1867 – Anthony LAPAN was born in New York 148 years ago to Richard Lapan & Harriet HEBERT.  (2nd great-grandfather -p)

1896 – Mary Albina LAPAN was born in Michigan 119 years ago to Anthony Lapan & Mary ROSS.  (great-grandaunt -p)

1900 – Percy HAWLEY was born in Michigan 115 years ago to Frank Hawley & Pauline HOLDRIED.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1912 – Anthony ENGLISH was born in Detroit, Michigan 103 years ago to Joseph English & Margaret MILLER.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1921 – Louis BATES (20) married Jennie HAWKINS (26) in Alpena, Michigan 94 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1936 – Alice LAFLEUR (32) married Edwin MILLER (44) in Flint, Michigan 79 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1942 – Lydia MAGNAN Cloutier died 73 years ago in Pinconning, Michigan at 58 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1955 – Ernest KRAFT died 60 years ago in Bay City, Michigan at 60 years old.  (husband of Tressa O’Brien, 1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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