Saturday, December 15, 2012

Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - Holiday Happenings

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Geneabloggers suggestion for today: 'Select one or more December to mid-January birthdays and/or anniversaries on your family tree. Write a short tribute to or memory of those birthday guys and gals and write a toast to the anniversary couples.' Read more of these posts.

Ancestor Anniversaries. All through 2012 I have been posting, twice a month, these anniversaries for folks in my family tree. This is the final post. Cheers to all the couples in my family, past & present who have found love and laughter together.

22 December 1926    Glenn Raymond Jolliff [son of Samuel Martin Jolliff & Margaret Maude Mark] & Elma Grace Pletcher. They were married in Wayne Co., OH. Glenn was married twice.

24 December 1921    James Alton Ball [son of James J Ball & Mattie Dennison] & Mildred Olga Brown [daughter of Jasper Pascal Brown & Rose Ella Brumfield]. They were married in LA. They had ten children. James was a farmer.

25 December 1825    Thomas Coulter Warner & Jane Smith [daughter of Jeremiah Smith & Joanna Dillon]

25 December 1918    Elmer Maurer & Pauline Morrison [daughter of Seth Benner Morrison & Margaret Jane Gruissy]. They were married in Wooster, Wayne, OH. Elmer was the manager of a gas station.

26 December 1849    Henry William Leander Lewis & Salina Theresa Morris [daughter of Benjamin Morris, Jr. & Hollander Smith]. They were married for 39 years.

26 December 1937    Milton Sydney Weissberg [son of Frank Samuel Weissberg & Florence Gartner] & Anne Bloom. Milton was an attorney. They were married in Buffalo, Erie, NY. They had two sons. Milton & Anne were married almost 50 years.

26 December 1941    Jerry Sidney Comeaux & Nathalee Smith [daughter of Denny Herbert Smith & Mavis Marie Brown]. They were married for 48 years.

27 December 1866    Joel H Good [son of Isaac Good & Sarah Larue] & Margaret Chidister Brown. They had one son.

29 December 1933    Wilfred Stewart Marshall & Marguerite Christina Coyle [daughter of Michael Coyle & Mary Josephine Mullane]. They were married in the Bronx, NY. Wilfred was born in England. Marguerite was born in New York City.

30 December 1843    Ina Payne Alford [son of Edwin Barksdale Alford & Martha P Smith] & Elizabeth Hope. They had five children. Ira was married twice.

30 December 1902    Alfred C Pfeifer & Emma Jane Mark [daughter of William Mark & Elidia Rebecca Ritter]. They were married in Lorain, OH. Alfred was a farmer and he drilled gas wells. They were married for 58 years.

31 December 1878    Samuel Wolf [son of Frederick Wolf & Louisa C Goetz] & Elizabeth Reynolds. Samuel was married twice. He also married Susanne Metzger.

31 December 1924    James Everett Mark [son of William Mark & Elidia Rebecca Ritter] & Effie Margaret Carter [daughter of Frank Carter & Sadie Mapes]. They had 11 children. James was a laborer. They were married for 42 years.

Read my 15 December 2011 Post: Ancestor Birthdays

1 comment:

Wendy said...

Why would anyone get married on Christmas day? I don't get it. But it's a sure bet neither one forgot their anniversary.