More Clarke Reminders

Those Clarkes of mine really liked interesting names. Names you won’t find in the personalized pencil display at Michael’s. I shared Zora here. Today another Clarke with a less-than-ordinary name appeared on my Family Tree Maker calendar. On this day in 1990 Lyman John Clake died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida. Lyman was my 72…

Clarke Reminders

Franklin Whitfield Blake died on this day in 1955. Frank and I don’t share any DNA, but he does reside in a branch of my family tree. Seeing him on my Family Tree Maker calendar was a reminder to take another look at that somewhat neglected branch. Franklin Whitfield Blake married Zora Susan Clarke 05 Apr…

Tying Up Loose Ends

Using the calendars in Family Tree Maker as a tickler file is helping tie up loose ends in my family history research. On this date in 1900, Clara Antoinette Joehnk was born in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. Her parents were John and Clara nee Biedinger. Clara Biedinger’s parents were Nicholas and Sophia nee Schmitt. This Schmitt…