Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Ancestor Anniversaries, April 1 - 15

1 April 1901            Harvey E. Miner & Ada Lavina Messmore [daughter of Allen G. & Barbary Ann (Ritter) Messmore]

3 April 1943            Augustine F. Pasquale, 1920 – 1997 [son of Frank & Giovanna Pascale] & Alice J. Marshall, 1918 – 1999. Married in New York State. 5 children.

5 April 1931            James Joseph McCall, 1898 – 1944 [son of Daniel & Elizabeth (Noye) McCall] & Marion J. Coyle, 1900 – 1991 [daughter of Michael & Mary Josephine (Mullane) Coyle]. Married in New York City. James was a New York City firefighter.

6 April 1921            Thomas Lynch & Catherine Brady [daughter of Patrick & Ellen (Reilly) Brady]. Married in New Jersey. 3 children.

6 April 1946            Henry Leissinger & Wesley Pierce [daughter of Arlie & Lyda Mearl (Brown) Pierce] 2 children.

8 April 1800            John Frederick Wolf, 1779 – 1872 [son of Johann Jonas & Appollonia (Dick) Wolf]  & Esther Barbara Shaffer, 1777 – 1866. 10 children. They were my 4th great grandparents. They were married for 66 years. 

8 April 1880            Frederick Leser & Louiza Gruissy [daughter of Christian & Mary (Wise) Gruissy]. Married in Ohio. 2 children.

11 April 1950           Bernarr Jessee Reynolds, 1925 – 1995 [son of Thelma Lady Brown]  & Jessis Elizabeth Overby. Married in Oregon. 3 children.

12 April 1947           Joseph W. Balog & Virginia Caroline Moore [daughter of Floyd Bernard & Anna (Slaby) Moore] 

13 April 1871           John William Ritter, 1850 – 1932 [son of Isaac & Isabell (Fisher) Ritter] & Ruth Anna Scott. Married in Ohio. 8 children. John was my second great grand uncle. John was a carpenter. He was married three times.

15 April 1922           Eslie Guy Mark, 1890 – 1972 [son of William & Elidia Rebecca (Ritter) Mark] & Golda Mae Warner. 3 children. They were married for 50 years. 
Eslie Guy & Golda Mae Mark
                               Burbank. Mr and Mrs. Mark of 7660 Garnan Road, Burbank RD will observe their golden wedding anniversary Saturday, April 15.  No special celebration is planned due to the ill health of Mr. Mark. Guy Mark and Golda Warner were married in the Medina M. E. parsonage by the Rev. Wallace H. Bryenton on April 15, 1922.  The Marks lived in Wooster for four years following their wedding and have lived at their present address for the past 46 years.  Mr. Mark was a painter by trade and after retirement bought furs and worked at odd jobs.  He was a charter member of the American Legion Post in Wooster and belonged to the Lodi Post No. 523 for many years. The couple enjoy gardening and flowers and formerly belonged to a garden club.  Mrs. Mark enjoys participating in church work when her health permits.  She is a member of the Lodi American Legion Auxillary. The Marks have one son, Glenn, at home.  Two sons are deceased.

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