Monday, August 30, 2010

Today in Family History - 30 Aug

My 2nd great-grandparents Frank Erickson and Anna Christina Nelson were married on this day in 1874 at the Lebanon Lutheran Church in Whitehall, Muskegon, Michigan [1, 2].

My 5th great-grandfather Moses Spencer died on this day in 1834 in Buckingham County, Virginia [3, 4, 5].  The location of his grave is not known.

[1] Marriage Records of Muskegon County, Michigan. Marriage license for Frank E. Erickson and Anna Christina Nelson; Book 2, Page 69.
[2] The Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan. 27 Dec 1943, page 14. Obituary for Anna Christina Erickson.
[3] Records of the U. S. National Archives and Records Admin: Revolutionary War Pension Files. File #W6155, Moses Spencer. Declaration of Judith Spencer, 11 Oct 1841. Page 1 Page 2
[4] Mayo, Mary E., Sixteen Hundred Lines To Pilgrims, Lineage Book III, National Society of the Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims, Genealogical Publishing Co. Page 631.
[5] Samuel, Mrs. Opal McAdams, Guerin de Beaumont (Guerrant). Page 6.

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