St. Clair County ~ MIGenWeb
Queries - August/September 1997
- BLOCH, BLOCK, GRABER, JONAS, WITHUN posted by Marlu on Saturday, August 2, 1997
GRABER, Fredrick, born 1837, married to Caroline BLOCH / BLOCK, born 1838. They came to US from Germany in 1882 with 7 of their children and joined son Herman who resided in St Clair County. They bought acreage in Mussey Twp for farming. Would like info concerning Fredrick's father, his brothers or sisters. Also whereabouts of descendents of Amelia and Wm WITHUN, Johanna and Williamm BLOCK or Augusta and Jules JONAS. (Three of Fred's daughters.)
- BRACKEN, COURTNEY posted by Mary Ann on Sunday, August 3, 1997
In my gggrandmother Margaret COURTNEY's obit in 1910 a son Patrick COURTNEY is listed living in Port Huron, MI. From later information I know he had at least one daughter, Maude, who married Mr. BRACKEN. Anyone familiar with these names?
- MCMAHON, TAGG posted by Alisa K. McMahon on Thursday, August 14, 1997
MCMAHON - I am looking for information on the wife and children of Albert MCMAHON, b. 1874 Kansas; married Martha _____ b. 1890 Michigan. Their children are: Agatha b. cir 1909 KS; Inez b. cir 1911 KS; Mary b. cir 1913; Parthena b. cir 1915; Nellie b. cir 1917 & a son (not named at the time of the 1920 Census) b. 1919/20. In 1958 Albert and family were living in Port Huron and prior to that they were living in Yale. It is unknown exactly when the family moved from Kansas to Michigan. Any information on the children or their descendents would be greatly appreciated! Will be happy to share info on Albert's parents (Elijah & Mary Elizabeth [TAGG] McMahon) and the family back in Ohio. Please write! .
- ABERNETHY, ARMSTRONG, BROTHWELL, WELLS posted by John Lape on Saturday, August 16, 1997
ABERNETHY / WELLS / BROTHWELL, Port Huron, MI: I am looking for information on ancestry of Nelson W. ABERNETHY, born 8 Jan 1912, died in Midland, MI in Sep 1963. Father was James ABERNETHY, mother Charlotte WELLS. Married to Wilda Fern BROTHWELL, of Port Huron MI. Also looking for info on Wilda BROTHWELL. Born 1 Jan 1914 in St. Clair County, of Claude BROTHWELL and Agnes ARMSTRONG.
- CASCADDEN, SAETY posted by Jeannine Cascadden on Wednesday, August 20, 1997
We have located our Grandfather Fred CASCADDEN living with his sister, Jane SAETY 34 yrs (divorced) and her children: Helen A. SAETY 11 yrs, Hubert A. SAETY 10 yrs and Alice M. SAETY 5 yrs. In 1910 they are living in Port Huron, St. Clair Co. Can anyone help with these surnames?
- WESTELL posted by Ian Westell on Monday, September 1, 1997
WESTELL: Seeking possible burial place in MI of Dr. Edward Westell, who was a veterinary surgeon and inspector of cattle at the Canadian-American border town of Arcona which was just across the bridge from places like Port Huron and St. Clair MI. He had a practice at Sarnia, Ontario as well. Born 1856, died?
- HELZER, SWABAUER posted by Pamela Peake on Tuesday, September 9, 1997
HELZER, SWABAUER Nicholas HELZER migrated from Russia early 1900's (German-Russian). Married to Emilia SWABAUER. Children were George, Lydia b. May 1 1910, Katie, Mary, Nicholas and John. I believe all were born before their parents imigrated to the states They lived in Capac, St.Clair Co., Mich. Emilia died during child birth. The physician who attended the delivery while under the influence of cocain, was found to be quilty of creating complications that caused death to both mother and child. This happen sometime between 1918 and 1925. I am looking for more information in regards to both of these families and the above mentioned incident.
- CASHBAUGH, GERSBACH, HINTZ, HINTZE, HINZ, MILLER, MOELLER posted by Frank Bates on Friday, September 12, 1997
Looking for information on Joachim Friederich MOELLER (MILLER) b. 10-Aug-1819, a laborer and five sons: Carl Ludewig Peter Friederich MOELLER (MILLER) b. 05-Oct-1842, Christian Johann Joachim Anton MOELLER (MILLER) b. 03-May-1844, Friederich Wilhelm Carl Johann Christian MOELLER (MILLER) b. 31-Jul-1847, Johann Chriatian carl Christoph Frederich MOELLER (MILLER) b. 18-Dec-1850, and Christian Carl Joachim Wilhelm Martin Anton Albrecht MOELLER (MILLER) b. 31-Oct-1855. All born in Kritzow, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prussia, baptised in nearby Lubow and believed to have immigrated to Capac, Saint Clair Co., Michigan after 20-Sep-1856, perhaps through Ontario, Canada? Thought to have had a farm in Mussey Twp. The mother, Anna Maria (nee HINTZE or HINTZ or HINZ) (b. Bef 1830 Krassow, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prussia, m. 21-Oct-1841 Lubow) died while crossing the Atlantic. The father remarried in North America. The elder two sons disagreed with their new stepmother and they left at about age 18. Carl... believed to have moved to Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio about 1860 and followed by Christian Johann... in about 1862. In Cleveland, Christian Johann... went by the name of Joachim MILLER, worked as carpenter/furniture finisher and married Rebecca CASHBAUGH/GERSBACH (b. 1840) about Jun-1866. Joachim and Rebecca were my great- grandparents
- BAIRD, GERMAN, HARTWELL, RACE, STODDARD, WILLIAMS posted by Norma Storrs Keating on Tuesday, September 16, 1997
Seeking information about John W. GERMAN who lived in St. Clair, Michigan in January 1882 when he was named as an heir to his brother's estate ( Robert GERMAN in Yates County, New York.) John probably born between 1825-1835 in Yates County, New York to Lewis GERMAN and wife. Names of siblings in 1882 as follows: Almira (GERMAN) RACE, Sarah (GERMAN) BAIRD, Heini (GERMAN) HARTWELL, Alvira (GERMAN) STODDARD, Mahala (GERMAN) WILLIAMS, Addison GERMAN.
- GUINDOU, HURLBURT, THOUIN posted by Sonja Hurlburt on Saturday, September 20, 1997
I am Looking for info on The HURLBURT and THOUIN and GUINDOU families. Thank You, Sonja Hurlburt 150 Briar Circle , Vidor Tx.77662 .
- ARNOLD, BEAUCHAMP, BOSHAW, BUSHAW, JOHNSON, MASON, MCCUEN, MONK posted by Pam Thompson on Monday, September 29, 1997
I would like to contact descendants of Jesse ARNOLD and his wife, Mary Jane BUSHAW/BEAUCHAMP/BOSHAW. Jesse was b. about 1835, probably in Canada and d. 1883 in Newaygo Co. He m. about 1863 to Mary Jane BUSHAW, also spelled BEAUCHAMP and BOSHAW, b. about 1847, probably in Canada. Had 12 children. Mary Jane was married three or four times, also to Isaac MONK in 1884 in Newaygo Co., possibly to _____ McCUEN, and Theron MASON about 1890. Her parents were Michael/Mitchell BEAUCHAMP and Caroline JOHNSON, who lived in St. Clair Co.