On This Day … 24 May

May 24th, 2016 |

1848 – Benjamin BOOTH was born in Ontario, Canada 168 years ago to Joseph Booth & Maria TORR.  (3rd great-granduncle – m)

1850 – Josephine ALLEN was born in New Brunswick, Canada 166 years ago.  (wife of Jeremiah FLEWELLING, 3rd great-granduncle – m)

1860 – Murdock McKAY was born in Canada 156 years ago to Matthew McKay & Catherine McDONALD.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1864 – Margaret ROSS was born 152 years ago in Canada to Isaac Ross & Margaret MEYERS.  (2nd great-grandaunt – p)

1882 – Arthur ROSS was born in Kawkawlin, Michigan 134 years ago to John Ross & Agness ANDERSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1893 – Louis GONYAW Jr. was born in Bay City, Michigan 123 years ago.

1899 – Ruth ROBBINS was born in Alpena, Michigan 117 years ago to Joseph Robbins & Hannah BOOTH.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1968 – Elizabeth LAFLEUR Auclair died 48 years ago in Michigan at 76 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1980 – Ree PIERCY died 36 years ago in Hubbard, Nebraska at 79 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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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 … 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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