Monday, March 16, 2009

Family Events ~ March 15 - 21


March 15, 1881 ~ My great-great-grandparents, Rudolph GRABER and Emma ZAUGG were married in Apple Creek, Ohio.


March 18, 1900 ~ My great-grandaunt Laura GRABER's husband, Charles RITTENHOUSE was born.


March 19, 1852 ~ My third great-grandparents (parents of Emma) Jacob ZAUGG and Anna BARTCHEY were married in Switzerland.



March 19, 1892 ~ My third great-grandfather, Thomas SWINTON died in St. Andrews Scotland. [mentioned at the very bottom of this stone]



March 20, 1759 ~ My fifth great-grandfather, Jakob ZAUGG was reportedly born in Eggiwill, Switzerland.* [grandfather of Jacob ZAUGG above]



March 20, 1844 ~ My great-great-grandmother, Caroline FLORY was born near Apple Creek, Ohio.




March 21, 1759 ~ My fifth great-grandmother, Anna SCHENK [wife of Jakob] was reportedly born in Langnau, Switzerland.*




March 21, 1913 ~ My grandmother, Lela Mable SAURER was born near Apple Creek, Ohio.





March 21, 1966 ~ My brother-in-law's great-grandfather, the Reverend Enoch Melvin MOUSER died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.



*I have no real verification or good sources for these events but have been "told" by other researchers.

3 comments:

  1. You are luck you can go back that far. I have only made it to the great grandparents, then we switch to Europe and my brick walls. If you have the answers and dates you can look for the documentation.

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  2. Hi Claudia ~
    You are so right - at least I have a starting point. I was also lucky with another part of my family - my Dad's paternal grandparents were both born in Scotland. Scotland has so many records available on line that I was able to go back a number of generations in Scotland while sitting at home!

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  3. I see Louisiana somewhere in your tree and so I linked to you today. I hope that you don't mind.

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