Sunday, November 4, 2012

Family Events ~ November 5 - 11

November 5th ~ This day in 1890 is marked by the death of my great-grandaunt, Barbara Shepard BENZIE in Inverurie at the age of 5.  She is buried along with her parents and several other siblings in Inverurie Cemetery.  I was able to visit there several years ago.

November 7th ~ On this day in 1802 my 3x great-granduncle Alexander BENZIE is "baptised before the congregation.." in the parish of Oyne, Aberdeen, Scotland. 

Also on this day in 1854, Frederick ZAUGG, my 2x great-granduncle is born in Sugar Creek township, Wayne County, Ohio.  Fred is the second child of Jacob ZAUGG and Anna Barbara BARTSCHY and I now believe he is the first to have been born in America.

November 9th ~  On this day in 1778, my 4x great-granduncle, George KIRK is born in Fife, Scotland. 

November 10th ~ On this day in 1780, a woman who is in contention to be my 4xgreat-grandmother, Barbara PORTER is born in Kennoway Parish, Fife, Scotland.

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