Friday, October 11, 2013

On This Day - October 11th

On This Day...



1740 - Birth: William Fenstermacher, Oley, Berks, PA
1740 - Birth: William Fenstermacher, Heidelberg, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
1778 - Death: Hezekiah Day,
1819 - Birth: John M. Kinkaid, Crawford County, Indiana
1839 - Birth: Abraham Wiseman, Fredonia, Caldwell County, Kentucky
1856 - Death: Enos Smith, Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts
1861 - Birth: Margaretha Scholzen, Wallenborn, Eifel, Germany
1863 - Birth: John Holthaus,
1868 - Birth: Clarence Leroy Whitman, Steele Co, Minnesota
1878 - Death: Mary McPherson,
1881 - Birth: Nicholas Pflüger, Wallenborn, Eifel, Germany
1886 - Marriage: John H. Cox and Clarissa Craft, Crawford County, Indiana
1897 - Birth: Maude L. Sikes, Louisiana
1904 - Marriage: Jacob B. Willenbring and Catherine Viehauser, Torah, Minnesota
1904 - Birth: Marguerite C. Beaudreau, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
1926 - Death: Patience Jewel Dillman,
1958 - Birth: Wayne Zintek, Minnesota
1963 - Death: Mary Evelyn Beeson,
1966 - Death: Velora Vick,
1966 - Death: James Leroy Boyett, Cherokee County, Texas

1740 - William Fenstermacher, where were you born?  Somewhere in PA, apparently, but I should narrow that down.  On a side note, "Fenstermacher" is German, and translates literally as "Window maker".  One assumes that either William or more likely an ancestor made windows.



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