Death or Divorce?

I’m trying to determine if my 1st cousin thrice-removed had been widowed or was divorced before her 2nd marriage. Myrtle H Youngberg and John L Miller were married 01 Jul 1910 in Michigan at a popular destination for elopements: None of the John Millers in the 1910 Chicago city directory seem to be a good match for the John…

October Birthdays in My Family Tree

Happy October birthday to the leaves on my family tree including my dad, who would have been 81 on October 25th; and to my grandson and my niece, my cousins Cynthia and Rosemary, and my grandaunt Lucy. Happy birthday to Anna, David and Frank – my first cousins once-removed, to James – my first cousin-twice removed, and to Kyle…

July Anniversaries

Ancestors in my family tree who married this month include: 01 Jul 1910 Myrtle Alvira YOUNGBERG and John L MILLER in St Joseph, Berrien, Michigan. Myrtle was a first cousin thrice-removed who married Joseph when she was 18 years old. Just a few years later, she married Joseph Philip FRIEND, a Motion Picture Machine Operator.…