Friday, April 12, 2013

On This Day - April 12th

 On This Day...

1646 - Birth: John Stoddard, Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
1694 - Marriage: Thomas Stebbins and Mary Day, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
1701 - Death: William Gull, Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
1701 - Will: William Gull, Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
1812 - Birth: Johann Schreifels, Mettendorf, Germany
1840 - Birth: Julia Dark, North Carolina
1846 - Birth: Robert Henry Dark,
1858 - Marriage: Peter Theisen and Margrethia Reuter, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa
1858 - Birth: Susan Claire Chatham, Jackson Parish, Louisiana
1859 - Birth: James Franklin Batman, Crawford County, Indiana
1865 - Birth: Sylvester Sims Courtney, Livingston Parish, Louisiana
1888 - Birth: John Vondra, Zeigler SD
1890 - Birth: Anna Christina Koch, Minnesota
1907 - Death: Elizabeth Ehmer, Haverhill, Marshall County, Iowa
1909 - Birth: Leonard J. Lommel, Stearns County, Minnesota
1911 - Birth: Louisa Margareth Theisen, Stearns County, Minnesota
1914 - Death: Otto Aloys Pflueger, Collegeville Township, Stearns County, Minnesota
1920 - Death: Nancy Myra Boyett, Pollock, Grant Parish, Louisiana

Another busy day!  We see in addition to a death in 1701, mention of a Will.  This is an important clue to that ancestor's family, as well as their lifestyle seeing what items they owned and passed on to descendants.

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