On This Day … 20 January

January 20th, 2017 |

BENSON Elisa Alvina – 1882, born in Ontario, Canada 135 years ago to William Benson & Marguerite MONETTE.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

FLEWELLING George – 1965, died in Alpena, Michigan 52 years ago when he was 85 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

LAPAN Mary (Paquin) – 1937, died in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan 80 years ago when she was 55 years old.  (2nd great-grandaunt)

O’BRIEN Matilda – 1878, born in Bay county, Michigan 139 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

Piercy Audria KELLERHALS – 1941, died in Tulare, California 76 years ago when she was 30 years old.  (wife of Orval PIERCY, 1st cousin 3x removed)

ROSS Henry – 1949, died in Delta County, Michigan 68 years ago when he was 79 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle)

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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 … 3 December

December 3rd, 2016 |

Abare Florence ST. JOHN – 1977, died in San Diego, California 39 years ago when she was 76 years old.  (wife of Peter ABARE, 1st cousin 4x removed -p)

BIDDLECOMB Alice – 1880, born in Alpena, Michigan 136 years ago to John Biddlecomb & Minne HAWLEY.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

ELLINWOOD Ray – 1974, died in Cleveland, Ohio 42 years ago when he was 81 years old.  (husband of Jessie GREEN, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

ENGLISH Patricia – 1931, born in Detroit, Michigan 85 years ago to Clarence English & Mary COOPER.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

LAPAN Harriet (Stevens) – 1946, died in Bay County, Michigan 70 years ago when she was 53 years old.  (great-grandaunt -p)

LAPAN Louis – 1951, died in Bay County, Michigan 65 years ago when he was 91 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -p)

O’BRIEN Mary – 1891, born in Hampton, Michigan 125 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

OGDEN Hiram Wesley – 1840, born in Ontario, Canada 176 years ago.  (husband of Adelia GARDNER, 3rd great-grandaunt -m)

RAYMOND Ethel Malinda – 1905, married Frank BURNS in Garden Grove, Iowa 111 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 15 September

September 15th, 2016 |

ABARE Jennie – 1915, married Henry MERCHANT in Duxbury, Vermont 101 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

AUBE George – 1977, died in Alpena, Michigan 39 years ago when he was 56 years old.  (husband of Lucille LaFLEUR, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

BOOTH Amanda – 1873, born in Ontario, Canada 143 years ago to Reuben Booth & Frances BARNS.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

BRINKER Angeline – 1934, married Edward BLUNT in Ecorse, Michigan 82 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

CASTLER Mary – 1862, born in Germany 154 years ago to Matthew & Catherine Castler.  (2nd great-grandmother -p)

GARDNER Stephen – 1851, married Julia LEDUC in New York 165 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

HAWLEY Aceil – 1922, born in Ogemaw, Michigan 94 years ago to Joseph Hawley & Jennie DOVECOTT.  (1st cousin 2x removed -m)

LAFLEUR Sarah – 1864, born in Ontario, Canada 152 years ago to Pierre LaFleur & Catherine DAGENAIS.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

LaROCHE Jack – 1925, born in Alpena, Michigan 91 years ago.  (husband of Myrtle HAWLEY, greataunt -m)

O’BRIEN John Jr – 1914, died in Bay City, Michigan 102 years ago when he was 35 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

SHARPE Ruth – 1896, born in Alpena, Michigan 120 years ago to Moses Sharpe & Amanda FLEWELLING.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 15 August

August 15th, 2016 |

HAWLEY Ethell – 1897, born in Alpena, Michigan 119 years ago to Frank Hawley & Paulina HOLDRIED.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

LAFLEUR Pierre – 1937, died in Flint, Michigan 79 years ago when he was 81 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

LAPAN Samuel – 1861, born in Quebec, Canada 155 years ago to Antoine Lapan & Sophie GIBEAU.  (3rd great-granduncle -p)

O’BRIEN John – 1979, died in Ann Arbor, Michigan 37 years ago when he was 64 years old.  (husband of Emma WILLIAMS, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

RENO Floyd – 1910, born in Bay county, Michigan 106 years ago to Frank Reno & Pearl ROSS.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -p)

ROONEY Marie – 1861, born in Ontario, Canada 155 years ago.  (wife of William BENSON Jr, 2nd great-granduncle -m)

SHARPE Arthur – 1914, married Alice ROULEAU in Alpena, Michigan 102 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

SICARD Odile – 1856, born in Ontario, Canada 160 years ago.  (wife of Pierre LAFLEUR, 3rd great-grandfather -m)

TYE Gladys -1883, died in Buel, Michigan 133 years ago when she was 5 years of age.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

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On This Day … 15 July

July 15th, 2016 |

BENSON Margaret – 1878, born in Ontario, Canada 138 years ago to William Benson & Marguerite MONETTE.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

BENSON William Jr. – 1864, born in Ontario, Canada 152 years ago to William Benson Sr. & Margaret SPRAGG.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

HAWLEY Myrtle – 1894, born in Michigan 122 years ago to Frank Hawley & Pauline HOLDRIED.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

HOWARD Etta (Waterman) – 1951, died 65 years ago in Rose City, Michigan at 66 years old.  (great-grandaunt -m)

LAPAN Richard – 1947, was born in Michigan 69 years ago to Samuel Lapan & Gertrude BROWN.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

O’BRIEN Rachel – 1883, born in Bay City, Michigan 133 years ago to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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On This Day … 10 July

July 10th, 2016 |

ANDRZEJEWSKI George Jr. – 1948, married Virgina COLINA in Detroit, Michigan 68 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

BENSON Joseph – 1956, died 60 years ago in Ontario, Canada when he was 75 years old.  (1st cousin 5x removed -m)

KNIGHT Joshua – 1811, married Hannah WHITE in Chesterfield, Massachusetts 205 years ago.  (4th great-grandparents -m)

O’BRIEN John – 1904, married Laura DOYLE in Harrisville, Michigan 112 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

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On This Day … 13 June

June 13th, 2016 |

1894 – Ada BATES was born in Alpena, Michigan 122 years ago to Robert Bates & Hester Isabella BOOTH.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1897 – Amelia BENSON (15) married Erik OSTROM (26) in Black River, Michigan 119 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1936 – Angelique MONDOUX Benson died 80 years ago in Ontario, Canada at 85 years old.  (wife of Anthony BENSON Sr, 3rd great-granduncle -m)

1937 – Cecil HOWARD (24) married Alma NELSON (28) in Lupton, Michigan 79 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed -m)

1937 – Florence PETERSON Moak died 79 years ago in St. Clair, Michigan at 37 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1946 – Emma WILLIAMS (34) married John O’BRIEN (31) in Saginaw, Michigan 70 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1961 – Adelia GARDNER Grice died 55 years ago in Port Huron, Michigan when she was 89 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

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On This Day … 10 May

May 10th, 2016 |

1895 – Ada O’LEARY was born in Ossineke, Michigan 121 years ago to Thomas O’Leary & Elizabeth BOOTH.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1898 – Fred O’BRIEN was born in Bay County, Michigan 118 years to John O’Brien & Hannah ROSS.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1949 – Howard HAWLEY died 67 years ago in Flint, Michigan at 48 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1951 – Anna BENSON Manier died 65 years ago in Flint, Michigan at 54 years old.  (2nd great-grandaunt – m)

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On This Day … 8 May

May 8th, 2016 |

1816 – Benjamin KNIGHT was born in Chesterfield, Massachusetts 200 years ago to Joshua Knight & Hannah WHITE.  (3rd great-grandfather – m)

1878 – Hannah ROSS (18) married John O’BRIEN (26) in Bay County, Michigan 138 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt – p)

1878 – Jane ROSS (18) married Charles SOUTHGATE (40) in Bay County, Michigan 138 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt – p)

1879 – Bertha FLEWELLING was born in Maple Ridge, Michigan 137 years ago to David Flewelling & Hannah JACKSON.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1886 – Violet OGDEN was born in Minden, Michigan 130 years ago to Hiram Ogden & Adelia GARNDER.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1895 – Albert LETOURNEAU was born in Kawkawlin, Michigan 121 years ago to Alfred Letourneau & Elisabeth LAPAN.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1899 – Chester HAWLEY was born in Michigan 117 years ago to Francis Hawley & Pauline HOLDRIED.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1917 – Roy OSTROM was born in Black River, Michigan 99 years ago to Erik Ostrom & Amelia BENSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1923 – Florence ENGLISH (19) married George ANDRZEJEWSKI (23) in Detroit, Michigan 93 years ago.  (great-grandaunt – p)

1943 – Ruth BRINKER (21) married William PARKS  (28) in Detroit, Michigan 73 years ago.  (1st cousin 2x removed -p)

1977 – Herman MANYEN died 39 years ago in Bay City, Michigan at 89 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

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