March Birthdays

Happy March birthday to my uncles Donald and Eugene, my nephew Kyle, my cousin Sue,  and my first-cousin once-removed Kristy.

Birthdays among my Swedish Åmans:

  • My 4th great-grandmother Britta Catarina ISAKSDOTTER was born 24 Mar 1791. Her daughter (Helena Christina ÅMAN), son-in-law, and eight grandchildren immigrated to Batavia, Kane, Illinois in the late 19th century.

Birthdays among my German Bukmakofskys:

  • Frank MANGELS was born in Chicago 17 Mar 1884 to German immigrant Maria BUKMAKOFSKY.

Birthdays among my French Gurys;

  • My 4th great-grandfather Jean GURY was born in Altroff, Moselle, Lorraine, France 14 Mar 1794. In 1854, Jean’s oldest daughter Marie-Anne left France with her husband (Nicolas SCHMITT) and  children to start a new life in Cincinnati Ohio.

Birthdays among my Swedish Johnsons:

  • Ingrid JOHANNSDOTTER born in Skurup, Malmöhus, Sweden 03 March 1828. Ingrid’s daughter Bengta JÖNSSDOTTER was the immigrant ancestor of this family line.
  • Ingrid’s son Anders PERSSON was born in Hörby, Malmöhus, Sweden 25 Mar 1871.

Birthdays among my Swedish Petersons:

  • My 2nd great-grand-uncle Carl Efraim PETERSON was born 27 Mar 1880 in Tånnö, Jönköping, Sweden.

Birthdays among my French Schmitts;

  • My 3rd great-grandfather Nicolas SCHMITT moved his wife and 11 children from France to Cincinnati Ohio in 1854. Nicolas was born in Hellimer, Moselle, Lorraine, France 09 Mar 1813.
  • His daughter, Pauline SCHMITT was born in Hellimer, Moselle, Lorraine, France on 24 Mar 1850. Pauline’s German immigrant husband Joseph BREYER was born 26 Mar 1835.
  • Another daughter, Mary Mathilda SCHMITT was born in Ohio (most likely Cincinnati) 06 Mar 1858.

Birthdays among my English Waltons:

  • My 3rd great-grandfather John WALTON, was born 24 Mar 1809 in Nest, Alston, Cumberland, England.

Birthdays among my Manx Waltons:

  • My great-grandfather James WALTON was born 16 Mar 1871 on the Isle of Man. James’ parents James WALTON and Isabella JOUGHIN immigrated to Cleveland Ohio while James was a baby. James would later move to Chicago where he met and married Swedish immigrant Johanna Kristina CARLSON.
  • James’ brother William WALTON was born in Cleveland Ohio 07 March 1873, but lived only a few days.

Are any of my ancestors in your family tree too? Please contact me at where2look4ancestors [at] gmail [dot] com.

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