Today’s date marks the anniversary of the births of:
- Silas Hills – 1739
- Josiah House – 1814 (first cousin, 4 times removed)
- John H. Caylor – 1827 (2nd great grand uncle)
- George K. Blazer – 1862 (first cousin, 4 times removed)
- Florence Ethel Loveland – 1883 (fourth cousin, 1 time removed)
- Berney Frank Rivers – 1883
- Myron Ricker – 1907
- Lannie O. Rhodes – 1908
- Roger W. Gerwing – 1928
- And 6 other people who are still living.
It is the anniversary of the death of 12 individuals:
- James E. Davis - 1882 (2nd cousin 3 times removed)
- Henry Goul – 1898 (3rd great grand uncle)
- Jesse James Stern – 1935 (2nd cousin 3 times removed)
- John W. Bushong – 1940 (4th cousin 4 times removed)
- Joseph Napolean Wilt – 1944 (maternal great-grandfather)
- Harry Martin Blazer – 1957 (2nd cousin 3 times removed)
- Agnes E. Lynn – 1971
- Harvey M. Macy – 1972
- Jenny Elora Stephens – 1975
- Albert Keeney – 1977 (7th cousin 1 time removed)
- Mary Helen House – 1994 (first cousin 1 time removed)
- Mary Arlene Amore – 1996 (2nd cousin)
Seven couples married on this date and one couple is still living. The others are:
- Austin Harvey and Anna Bushong, 1818 in Kentucky (wife is 3rd cousin 6 times removed)
- Jehu Hendren and Elizabeth Combs, 1833 in Wilkes County, North Carolina
- Earle Kinsey and Mary Shideler, 1835 in Preble County, Ohio (husband is 2nd cousin 5 times removed)
- David B. Crawford and Elizabeth Ann Davis, 1907 in Logan, Cache County, Utah (wife is 7th cousin 1 time removed)
- Grover Johnson and Esta Fern Rinker, 1907 in Perkinsville, Madison County, Indiana (husband is 2nd cousin 2 times removed)
- Wilmer E. Keeney and Mabel Buell, 1914 in Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut (husband is 6th cousin 2 times removed)
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On this day – January 8th, there are 15 people in my Family Tree who were born on this date, 6 of which who are now deceased. Those six (I won’t post the others since this is private information) are: Jacob Bushong – 1836, Sarah Ann Roudebush – 1839, Margaret M. Ruby – 1889, Earl Stern – 1896, Bernice Luella Harrison – 1907, and Harry Richardson Dean – 1912.
There are 5 individuals with a death date of January 8th: Henry Bushong Jr. – 1862, Sylvanus Neese – 1881, Gussie Werts – 1881, Frances Elizabeth Elliot – 1884, and Lloyd Blazer – 1975.
Five couples married on January 8th.
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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)
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