Wednesday, November 6, 2013

On This Day - November 6th

On This Day...



1718 - Birth: John McPherson, White Clay, New Castle County, Delaware
1755 - Death: Pelatiah Morgan, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
1791 - Birth: Lewis Peyton, Lincoln County, Kentucky
1857 - Birth: George A. Erskins, Winn Parish, Louisiana
1865 - Birth: Anthony ("Bob") Francis Kunkel, Jefferson Township, Marshall County, Iowa
1896 - Death: William Peters, Winn Parish, Louisiana
1902 - Marriage: James Riley Smith and Emma Jordan, Winn Parish, Louisiana
1906 - Marriage: Michael Fruth and Franceska Kascht, Collegeville Township, Stearns County, Minnesota
1982 - Death: Estel Elmer Dillman, Yankton, South Dakota
1995 - Death: Genevieve Joanna Fruth, Saint Joseph, Minnesota

On this day I note the passing in 1982 of my paternal grandfather, Estel E. Dillman.  He is my Indiana Dillman connection, and the (at the time) mystery of his ancestry is what got me interested in, and then hooked on, genealogy.  At that time, he either didn't remember, or wouldn't discuss his childhood and ancestry.  Turns out it was for good reasons, told elsewhere on this blog.



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