Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #7


Oscar and Ardennes (Geer) Tillotson were married February 10, 1869.  They had 6 children together.  Oscan Tillotson was born June 7, 1844 in Prairieville, Michigan and died Sept. 2, 1933 in Hayes Township, Michigan.  Ardennes Geer was born July 22, 1849 in Granby, Canada and died Dec. 17, 1921 in Hayes Township, Michigan.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #6

Frank and Abbie (Nuite) Stinchfield were married in September 1869 and had four children together.  Abbie Nuite was born August 25, 1850 in Sangerville, Maine.  She died April 15, 1899 in Benton Township, Michigan at the age of 48.

Frank Henry Stinchfield was born about 1847 in Dover, Maine.  He lied about this age and joined the northern side of the Civil War as a Bugler.  After the death of his first wife, he married Ada May Sherman May 29, 1901 in Cheboygan, Michigan.  They had three more children together.  Frank died July 28, 1933 in Burton Township, Michigan.  (Thanks to Find-a-Grave for the picture.)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #5


Elisha and Jemima (Howell) Vorce were married June 9, 1857.  They had 10 kids together.  Elisha Alden Vorce was born November 14, 1832 in New York and died Oct 1913 in Michigan.  Jemima Howell was born June 2, 1839 in Pennsylvania and died May 27, 1889 in Michigan.  Both are buried in the Pine Hill Cemetery.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #4

William and Jane (Helbert) Cook also need additional research.  The child I have information on was born in 1884 in Hastings, Michigan.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #3

Hugh and Margaret (Cameron) Livingston are the Scottish portion of the family and need more research.  They were married December 14, 1855 in Glasgow, Scotland.  They had at least one son, Duncan born in 1856.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #2


John and Bertha Nelson are in the section of my research where more work needs to be done!  John Nelson was born in 1862 in Sweden and died in Michigan probably after 1930.  Bertha Anderson was born August 17, 1863 in Norway and died November 5, 1894 in Michigan.  She is buried in Maple Grove Cemetery in Elk Rapids but there is not a picture of her stone.  John & Bertha were married March 2, 1888 in Traverse City, Michigan and they had three children together.  John married Henrietta Hansen January 25, 1900 and they had six children together.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Great-Grandparents #1


Clark and Jennie Green are buried in the Maple Lawn Cemetery in Boyne City Michigan.  Clark V. Green was born March 19, 1859 in Kalamo Township, Michigan and died June 8, 1930 in Marquette, Michigan.  Jennie Kidder was born December 10, 1859 in Irondale, Missouri and died January 12, 1934 in Boyne City, Michigan.  They were married July 3 or 4 in 1886 and had three sons together.  Clark was well known in the lumber industry as a young man but died in prison.  Jennie was a gifted midwife in the Boyne City area.