Wednesday, January 9, 2013

On This Day - Jan 9th

On This Day...

1778 - Birth: John Higginbotham, Amherst County, Virginia
1813 - Birth: Michael Adam Gaar, Georgia
1815 - Marriage: Nathaniel Straughan and Catherine Conrad, Kentucky
1832 - Birth: Margaret Schmidt , Gonderingen, Luxembourg
1844 - Death: Mary Smith, Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts
1851 - Birth: Emma M Rowe, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania
1874 - Birth: Anna Eleanor Olmstead, Henry, Illinois
1888 - Marriage: Michael Henz and Mary Ann Lommel, Holy Angels Cathedral, Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota
1891 - Birth: Lucius W. Gulledge, Alto, Cherokee County, Texas
1892 - Death: Berry Belcher, Indiana
1892 - Death: Mary Ann Trusty, Indiana
1901 - Death: William Spencer  "Buddy" Smith, Winn Parish, Louisiana
1916 - Death: Mable Williams,
1919 - Death: Mary Melinda Courtney, Satsuma, Livingston Parish, Louisiana
1940 - Death: Sylvester Sims Courtney, Holden, Livingston Parish, Louisiana
1945 - Death: Roy Spencer Fisher, Seattle, King County, Washington
1947 - Death: Elizabeth Lucy Beumel,
1950 - Death: William Morrison, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
2000 - Death: Eva Louise McMurry, Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana

My aunt Eva Louise McMurry was a genteel southern woman.  I got to meet her a couple of times when I was younger.  I regret that I did not get to visit with her after I started doing genealogy.  Visiting her was the only time I've been to the French Quarter in New Orleans. 

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