Johanna Mayer (1833-)

Johanna Mayer was born 21 Feb 1833 in Schifferstadt, Germany, daughter of Abraham Mayer (dutch link) and Amalia Wolff. She is my husband’s maternal great-grandaunt. Was yesterday’s story one of lots of intermarrying, today’s is even more so. The Jewish community in the Pfalz was strongly interconnected, and the same surnames …

Swier Fleercate (1740-)

Suitbertus (Sweer or Swier for short) was baptized 17 Feb 1740, third child of Gerardus Schepers and his second wife Maria Gasthuis (dutch …

Josiah Winslow (1606-1674)

Josiah Winslow was baptized 16 Feb 1606 in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, the youngest son of Edward Winslow and Magdalen Oliver. He is …

Sarah Levison (1890-1977)

Sarah Levison was born 15 Feb 1890 in then Russia, now the Ukraine, daughter of Aron Levison and Fannie Brodie. I still …

In honor of Valentine’s day

For four couples in my database I have a marriage date of 14 Feb: Johanna B. A. ten Bruggencate (dutch link) and Arend van …

Some musings

While there are 13 birthdays today, none seemed interesting enough to write about. But in writing these little stories, I realized that the …