Saturday, January 15, 2011

January Family Birthdays, January 17 - 31

Is your birthday coming soon? Maybe you share your special day with someone in our family who came before. Look below and see. Happy Birthday!

17 January    

1839    Agnes STRAW was the daughter of John Straw & Margaret Wolf. She married Louis R Poffenberger.
1876    David Ellsworth MESSMORE

18 January    

1803    Henry RITTER was born in Pennsylvania, son of Johannes Ritter, Jr. & Anna Mariah. He married Mary Harpster. They had two children: David & Catherine.
1855    Julius Ceaser ALFORD
1877    Sarah A. LOBAUGH
1898    Frank FORTENBERRY

19 January    

1831    Joseph WOLF
1867    Philip M. CREASY lived his life in Ohio, son of Christian Gruissy & Mary Wise. He married Mary Wasem. Their son was Harry Lewis Creasy.  Philip owned a grocery store in Stark County, Ohio. 
1885    Sarah Emma Lorena SMITH

20 January    

1881    Elve Ellis BLADES
1884    May Melissa RITTER
1925    Calvin Ford FRAVEL was born in Virginia. He married Mary Arline Parker, daughter of Ralph Parker & Nellie Irene Jolliff.

21 January    

1804    Eli SMITH was born in South Carolina, son of Jeremiah Smith & Joanna Dillon. He married Orpha Roberts. Eli died 2 August 1838 in Mississippi.
1828    Henrietta KERN
 1846    Eliza Jane SMITH

22 January

1822    Ira Payne ALFORD
1882    Robert C. RITTER
1919    Carell James ELLZEY
1919    Wava Alice MARK has lived her life in Ohio, youngest child of Thomas K. Mark & N. Regina Gruissy.  She married Alvin Braun. They lived on a farm in Seville for over 50 years.
1932    Lynn Holly BROWN

23 January

1903    Nina Belle HURD
1921    Borden Hamilton BROWN
1926    John Joseph COYLE was born in Connecticut, son of James Joseph Coyle & Madeline Herbst.
1935    William Glynn FORTENBERRY

24 January    

1802    John WOLF
1827    Elizabeth Martha Ann CUTRER
1837    Mary L. BRUMFIELD
1867    Eugene Wellington MCCLENDON

25 January    

1823    Alfred FORTENBERRY was born in Mississippi, son of William J Fortenberry & Violette Kennington. He married Aderine Mary Faulk. They had eight children.   
1864    Louisa Armethia FORTENBERRY
1880    Ola SCHILLING

26 January   

 1836    Allen Moses BROWN was born in Mississippi, son of Edward S. Brown & Mary Polly Spurlock. He married Emmaline Smith. They had three children. We can find no record of him after 1870. He is my 2nd great grandfather.

27 January   

1814    Esther Barbara WOLF
1879    Richard W. FORTENBERRY
1898    Arlie PIERCE was born in Mississippi. He married Lyda Mearl Brown, daughter of Jasper Pascal Brown & Rose Ella Brumfield. Arlie & Lyda had six children.

28 January    

1875    George Howard ALFORD
1898    James Joseph MCCALL lived his life in New York City where he was a fire fighter. He married Marion Coyle in 1931. He was injured while putting out a fire and died 25 March 1944.

29 January    

1799    Elizabeth MOWREY
1860    Elnora Elizabeth BRUMFIELD
1876    Maria COYLE was born in Ireland, daughter of Patrick Coyle & Margaret Brady. Maria died 21 December 1885.
1889    Mary Alice WOLF

30 January   

 1931    Maxine Kelly JOLLIFF was born in Ohio. She married Donald Eugene Jolliff, s on of Samuel Martin Jolliff & Arvesta Lavonne.

 31 January   

 1821    Andrew Alexander WOLF
1854    Oscar J. L. ELLZEY
 1879    Nancy Regina Victoria GRUISSY lived her life in Ohio, daughter of Augustus Ceaser Gruissy & Esther Barbara Wolf. She married Thomas Kenneth Mark on 28 January 1903. They had seven children. She was my great grandmother. She died 24 May 1959.
1916    John Leo BRADY

Saturday, January 1, 2011

January Family Birthdays, January 1 - 15

Is your birthday coming soon? Maybe you share your special day with someone in our family who came before. Look below and see. Happy Birthday!

1 January
 1796    Charles BRUMFIELD in South Carolina
 1800    Mary Polly SPURLOCK was born in Georgia. She married Edward S. Brown & had 5  children.  She died 12 January 1888 in Pike Co., Mississippi. She was my 3rd great grandmother.
1833    Eliza A. SMITH
1894    Euna Clarabelle FORTENBERRY
1873    William Isaac MILLER
1906    Robert Rugh HILE in Ohio
1909    Bartholomew Anthony BRADY in NJ
1926    William Alered HUFF

2 January  

1740    Christian DICK was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Johan Adam Dick & Ottilla Knack. He married Catherine Naugle. Christian & his wife both died on 4 May 1800.
1823    Edwin B. RITTER
1844    Cynthia Elizabeth ALFORD
1898    William Bryan SMITH
1899    Walter L. FORTENBERRY
1923     Wesley PIERCE in Mississippi

3 January    

1910    Twins: Claude & Clyde HURD were born in Michigan, children of Roy Hurd & Mona D. Morrison.  The twins died the day they were born.
1914    Helen Pearl RITTER

4 January

1867    Tholomiah Rhodes WOLF was born in Iowa and died 28 September 1933 in Kansas. He married Elizabeth Willis.
1885    Luella May WOLF

5 January

1786    Anna Margaret BOGERT
1829    William BRUMFIELD was born in Washington Parish, Louisiana, son of Willis Brumfield & Nancy Virginia Holmes. William married Sarah Lewis.
1850    Lovina B. RITTER in Ohio
1867    James Hollis FORTENBERRY
1869    John G. HUFFMAN

6 January    

1835    Narcissa Izela FORTENBERRY was born in Mississippi, daughter of Gasua C. Fortenberry & Sarah B. Narcissa married Warren M. Huffman and had three children. She died in 1902.
1881    Margaret Maude MARK
1845    Cecil Earl HALL

7 January    

1767    Maria Magdelena RITTER was born in Pennsylvania, daughter of Johannes Ritter, Sr. & Maria Elisabeth Keck. She married John Stumpf.
1869    John T. RITTER
1914    Richard F. WOLFF in Connecticut

8 January    

1903    Karl Jackson MILLER was born in Ohio and married Mellie Arlene Jolliff, daughter of Samuel Martin Jolliff & Margaret Maude Mark.
1910    Lillian FORTENBERRY

9 January    

1884    Annie Elizabeth OTT
1897    Helen Frances COYLE was born in New York City, the oldest child of Michael Coyle & Mary Jospehine Mullane. Helen was my maternal grandmother, Nana. She married Nathaniel Gardner. They had one child, Alberta Joy Gardner Brown.
1906    Ira Evie BLADES

10 January    

1894    Charles Spurgeon ELLZEY was born in Mississippi, son of William S. Ellzey & Amanda A. Fortenberry. Charles married Mae McMillan.

11 January    

1752    Anna Margaret STEININGER married Martin Ritter, son of Heinrich Ritter & Maria Elizabeth Tutt. Anna & Martin had seven children.
1768    John RITTER
1850    William Ephraim BLADES
1876    Julia Mae SMITH

12 January    

1733    Maria Christiana WOLF was born in Germany, daughter of Johan Jacob Wolf & Anna Barbara Orth.
1911    Frank William RITTER
1926    Willie Jean FORTENBERRY
1929    Thiry Yvonne BROWN

13 January    

1880    Samuel Harvey WOLF
1924    Fred Allen BROWN was the son of Hubert Allen Brown & Freddie Smith.  He died 13 July 1932.

14 January    

1807    Margretha RITTER
1818    William Dorten SMITH
1883    Albert Edward GOOD was the son of Joel H Good & Margaret C Brown. He married Elizabeth L Moore. They had six children. Albert lived his life in Ohio.
1885    Tate Edward FORTENBERRY
1885    George F. LOBAUGH
1896    Velma Odene SMITH
1923    Thomas Clarence WILSON Jr.

15 January    

1819    Mary MARCKS
1820    Moses BROWN Jr. was born in Mississippi, son of Moses Brown and Nancy Perkins.
1826    Elizabeth HOPE
1876    Samuel Omelia BRUMFIELD
1915     Edwin MINTER
1937    James Neron SMITH

New Year's Resolution

Three Mrs. Browns on New Years Eve 1960 or 61.
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