Born on March 5th:
- Mercy WEBSTER - 1781 – Connecticut. Daughter of John Webster and Elizabeth House. 3rd Cousin 5 times removed.
- Susannah ROUDEBUSH – 1793 – York, Pennsylvania. Daughter of Jacob Roudebush and Anna Rickstacker. 4th Gr-Grandmother.
- Peter B. BUSHONG – 1836 – Logan County, Ohio. Son of John Bushong Jr. and Rachel Van Vooris. 3rd Cousin 5 times removed. Samuel Colt manufactures the 1st pistol, a 34 Caliber “Texas” model.
- Cyrus Nathan NICHOLSON – 1862. Son of Perry Nicholson and Dinah Coddington. 5th Cousin 3 times removed. Union troops under the command of Brig. General Wright occupy Fernandida, Florida.
- William Lloyd AMORE – 1882 – Coshocton County, Ohio. Son of William Henry Amore and Mary Angelina Werts. Paternal Grandfather.
- Henry PETERSON – 1886 – Henry County, Ohio. Son of Elias Peterson and Harriett Mary House. 4th Cousin once removed.
- Viola WILSON – 1887 – Thomas County, Kansas. Daughter of Charles Bennet Wilson and Clarissa Nicholson. 6th Cousin twice removed.
- Marjorie Alice SOWERS – 1922 – Hamilton County, Indiana. Daughter of Frank Sowers and Effie Wiles. Wife of 4th Cousin once removed. Berlin shows the premiere of “Nosferatu”.
Died on March 5th:
- John Flavel HOUSE – 1869 – Hartford County, Connecticut. Born May 1798. Son of Matthew House and Lois Hubbard. 1st cousin 5 times removed.
- John S. RUEBUSH – 1914. Born Oct. 1844. Son of George Ruebush and Mary Catherine Moyers. 3rd Cousin 4 times removed.
- Mary Jane WERTS – 1917 – Lucas County, Iowa. Born Mar. 1835. Daughter of George Peter Werts and Margaret Maple. 2nd Great-grandaunt. Victor Records released first jazz recording on that label.
- Virginia “Jennie” MAPHIS – 1933 – Shenandoah County, Virginia. Born June 1845. Daughter of Joseph and Mariah Maphis. Wife of 2nd Cousin 5 times removed. The Nazi party in Germany wins the majority in Parliament.
- Frances Elaine HUFFMAN - 1943. Born Aug. 1909. Daughter of William Emmet Huffman and Elizabeth Catherine Link. 5th Cousin twice removed. Royal Air Force bombs Essen, Germany and there are anti-fascist strikes in Italy.
- George Harold STERN – 1950 – Washington. Born Nov. 1911. Son of George Earl Stern and Susie Irene Woodworth. 2nd Cousin once removed.
- Anna Elizabeth BUSHONG – 1966. Born Apr. 1880. Daughter of Andrew Jackson Bushong and Amanda Fultz. 4th Cousin 3 times removed. The United States performs a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site.
Married on March 5th:
- Zenus NICHOLSON and Mary FISHER – 1838. Zenus – son of Jonathan Loveland Nicholson and Elizabeth Swingle. 4th Cousin 4 times removed.
- Samuel W. FELLER and Martha Ann BUSHONG – 1857. Martha – daughter of Henry M. Bushong and Mary Ann Wendel. 2nd Cousin 5 times removed.
**Historic events from Scope Systems Anyday in History.
Boston Massacre: In 1770 British sentries who were guarding the Boston Customs House shot into a crowd and killed three people and injured eight.
(Source: Library of Congress – Today in History)