Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - The Holiday Happenings

Day 15 of my dad's Christmas memories for the Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories made possible by Geneabloggers.

December 15 - The Holiday Happenings!
Often times December to mid-January birthdays and anniversaries get over shadowed by the Christmas/Hanukkah/New Year holidays. So we're going to shine a spotlight on those family members and ancestors this time around. Select one or more December to mid-January birthdays and/or anniversaries on your family tree. Write a short tribute to or memory of those birthday guys and gals and write a toast to the anniversary couples.

Here is a list of all of my ancestors who were born or married in December and the beginning of January:

8 December 1793 - Roswell WASHBURN born
8 December 1858 - Theresa BANK born
22 December 1838 - Carley H BASCOM married Elizabeth POTTER
25 December 1772 - Henry CLEVELAND married Elizabeth ROYCE
30 December 1890 - William Watson SUCKLING married Lavina Victoria FARRELL (my ancestor)
31 December 1800 - William B SANDERS born
1 January 1803 - Leura CLEVELAND born
1 January 1916 - William Watson SUCLKING married Mabel RICHARDS (second wife)
4 January 1868 - Willard Theodore BASCOM born

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