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.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Grandparents #8

Otto and Jeanette Brandt are buried in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Holland, Michigan.  Otto Brandt was born June 1, 1898 in East Saugatuck, Michigan.  Jeanette De Vries was born February 15, 1899 in Michigan.  They were married October 31, 1918 in Michigan.  Together they had 11 children (3 still living).  Otto died at the age of 93, December 25, 1991 in Holland, Michigan.  Jeanette died April 17, 1975 in Zeeland, Michigan.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Great-Grandparents #7

Walter and Priscilla Naber are buried in the East Holland Cemetery, Michigan.  Walter Naber was born August 22, 1895 in Holland Township, Michigan.  Priscilla Lubbers was born November 28, 1896 in Fillmore Township, Michigan.  They were married February 14, 1918 at the bride's parents home in Fillmore Township, Michigan.  They had 9 children together (three still living).  Priscilla died May 20, 1963 in Holland, Michigan. Walter remarried to Cornelia Beyer in 1965.  He died March 24, 1975 in Holland Township, Michigan.