22 March 2015

My Family Calendar This Week

Birthdays
Happy birthday to Teddy Ruzchak! May God grant you Many Years. Teddy’s father Theodore and my grandfather were brothers. 

Memory Eternal
Today is the 209th anniversary of the passing of John Jacob Eckman. He is hubby’s 4th great grandfather. He was born in 1756 to Johannes Peter and Mary Magdalena Bushong Eckman. In 1782, he married Catherine When. They had seven children together.  

Jane W. Still Lewis is my 3rd great aunt. She passed away 86 years ago Monday. She was the daughter of George David and Sarah Bing Still. She married Benjamin Franklin Lewis, to whom she had one child, Sarah Lewis. 

Margaretta Still, born in 1836, she was too was the daughter of George David and Sarah Bing Still. Like Jane, she is my 3rd great aunt. She married Thomas Naylor. She had four children. 

My 2nd great uncle Hugh O’Flaherty passed away 68 years ago Tuesday. He was the son of Dennis and Martha Durkin O’Flaherty, who both immigrated from Ireland. Hugh married Katherine Dee in 1904. They had six children. 



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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015 
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