On This Day … 27 March

March 27th, 2016 |

1876 – Theodore BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 140 years ago to William Benson & Julia TAILLON.  (1st cousin 5x removed -m)

1919 – John McCONNELL died 97 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 33 years old.  (husband of Ruth SHARPE, 1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1921 – Laurent LAFLEUR died 95 years ago in Ontario, Canada at 63 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle – m)

1946 – Burley WILLIAMS (23) married Hazel HERBERS (18) in Vassar, Michigan 70 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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On This Day … 22 March

March 22nd, 2016 |

1886 – William BENSON Jr (21) married Agnes ROONEY (25) in Au Sable, Michigan 130 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

1888 – Robert QUINLAN was born in Ontario, Canada 128 years ago to William Quinlan & Mary FLEWELLING.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1905 – Grace BOOTH was born in Michigan 111 years ago to Isaac Booth & Josephine TYE.  (great-grandaunt -m)

1909 – Leona LAPAN Criner died 107 years ago in Flint, Michigan at 68 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -p)

1917 – Jennie TIDERINGTON Booth died 99 years ago in Ontario, Canada at 55 years old.  (wife of John BOOTH, 1st cousin 4x removed -m)

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On This Day … 19 March

March 19th, 2016 |

1865 – Louise BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 151 years ago to William Benson & Margaret SPRAGG.  (2nd great-grandmother – m)

1895 – Dorcas McKAY (26) married William FLOOD (34) in Alpena, Michigan 121 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed – m)

1909 – William HOWARD was born in Ogemaw, Michigan 107 years ago to Frank Howard & Jennie LEMON.  (1st cousin 2x removed – m)

1913 – Irene LAPAN was born in Bay City, Michigan 103 years ago to Alfred Lapan & Florence MANORE.  (2nd cousin 2x removed – p)

1917 – Julia PELKEY Abare died 99 years ago in Vermont at 61 years old.  (wife of Israel ABARE, 3rd great-granduncle – p)

1918 – James GONYAW was born in Michigan 98 years ago to Louis Gonyaw & Flossie LAPAN.  (1st cousin 3x removed – p)

1918 – Floyd LAPAN was born in Bay City, Michigan 98 years ago to Alfred Lapan & Florence MANORE.  (2nd cousin 2x removed – p)

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On This Day … 13 March

March 13th, 2016 |

1889 – William BENSON was born in Au Sable, Michigan 127 years ago to William Benson & Marie ROONEY.  (1st cousin 3x removed – m)

1892 – Herbert BOOTH (19) married Wealthy JONES (18) in Marine City, Michigan 124 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1895 – Frank LAPAN was born in Kawkawlin, Michigan 121 years ago to Louis Lapan & Ida DOMPIER.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1919 – Mary LAPAN (32) married William SILVERNALE (39) in Bay City, Michigan 97 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1964 – Margaret BENSON Shaw-Eickert died 52 years ago in Washington at 85 years old.  (2nd great-grandaunt -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 … 2 March

March 2nd, 2016 |

1860 – Julia BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 156 years ago to William Benson & Julia TAILLON.  (1st cousin 5x removed -m)

1889 – Delima BELAIR was born in Quebec, Canada 127 years ago to Louis Belair & Rosalia LAPAN.  (1st cousin 4x removed -p)

1892 – Mary Sophia LAPAN was born in Linwood, Michigan 124 years ago to Anthony Lapan & Mary ROSS.  (great-grandaunt – p)

1896 – Hattie ROBARD Ross died in Bay County, Michigan 120 years ago at 23 years old.  (wife of Thomas ROSS, 2nd great-granduncle – p)

1952 – William Oacron BOOTH died 64 years ago in Flint, Michigan at 78 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle – m)

1961 – Earl HAWLEY died in Alpena, Michigan 55 years ago at 54 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed -m)

1966 – Paul LAFLEUR died 50 years ago in Charlevoix, Michigan at 89 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

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On This Day … 21 February

February 21st, 2016 |

1866 – David FLEWELLING (21) married Hannah JACKSON (19) in St. Clair County, Michigan 150 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1879 – Norma ALL was born in Richfield, Michigan 137 years ago to Abraham All & Mary KNIGHT.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1886 – Hannah BOOTH (23) married Joseph ROBBINS (24) in Alpena, Michigan 130 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

1894 – Frank GARDNER (25) married Cora VINCENT (19) in Croswell, Michigan 122 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1898 – Elisabeth LAPAN (19) married Alfred PAQUIN (29) in Linwood, Michigan 118 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -p)

1904 – Amelia OSTROM was born in Black River, Michigan 122 years ago to Erik Ostrom & Amelia BENSON.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

1915 – Ross HOWARD was born in Michigan 101 years ago to Elba Howard & Cynthia BODDY.  (1st cousin 2x removed -m)

1945 – William BENSON Jr. died 71 years ago in Duluth, Minnesota at 80 years old.  (2nd great-granduncle -m)

1946 – Mary HOULE Lapan died 70 years ago in Saginaw, Michigan at 60 years old.  (wife of Joseph LAPAN, 2nd great-granduncle -p)

1962 – Clara BENSON McIntyre died 54 years ago in Winthrop, New York at 87 years old.  (1st cousin 5x removed -m)

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On This Day … 9 February

February 9th, 2016 |

1872 – John BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 144 years ago to William Benson & Julia TAILLON.  (1st cousin 5x removed -m)

1904 – Matthew MCKAY died 112 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 78 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle -m)

1915 – Emma BENSON (19) married Charles HOLLINGSHEAD (32) in Bad Axe, Michigan 101 years ago.  (2nd great-grandaunt -m)

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On This Day … 2 February

February 2nd, 2016 |

1854 – Twins Elizabeth & Valeria HEBERT (Abare) was born in New York 162 years ago to Toussaint Hebert & Catherine BOIRE.  (3rd great-grandaunt -p)

1881 – Joseph BENSON was born in Ontario, Canada 135 years ago to William Benson & Julia TAILLON.  (1st cousin 5x removed -m)

1933 – Herbert ENGLISH was born in Detroit, Michigan 83 years ago to George English & Alice LAPAN.  (granduncle -p)

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On This Day … 30 January

January 30th, 2016 |

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

1894 – Arthur ENGLISH was born in Wayne County, Michigan 122 years ago to Charles English & Mary CASTLER.  (great-granduncle -p)

1899 – Lavina McKAY (26) married Justin MONTLE (28) in Caseville, Michigan 117 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed -m)

1975 – Louis BATES died 41 years ago in Alpena, Michigan at 74 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed -m)

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