Monthly Archives: June 2017

Patience (Oliver) Croasmun

On this day, 27 June 1828, Patience (Oliver) Croasmun, my spouse’s 5th great-grandmother, died.

Circa 1767, Patience Oliver was born in Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to Joseph Oliver and Dorothy Pettis. Her parents were married on 14 November 1766.

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Anna Maria (Schampar) Schlösser

On this day, 24 June, in the year 1683, Anna Maria (Schampar) Schlösser (my 9th great-grandmother) passed away.

On 29 November 1643, Anna Maria Schampar, daughter of Conrad Schampar and Agnes Schraber, was born in Londorf, Gießen, Hesse, Germany. (Founded in the year 758, Londorf is located in the Lumdatal Valley. During Anna Maria’s life, Londorf was part of Hesse-Darmstadt, a state of the Holy Roman Empire.)

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Solomon S. Thomas

On this day, 18 June 1910, Solomon S. Thomas passed away. He was my 3rd great-grandfather.

Solomon S. Thomas was born on 18 February 1831, in Washington County, Maryland. Solomon joined three siblings: Leah, Ruanna, and Noah. Their parents were George Thomas and Sarah Schlosser, who were married on 17 March 1823, in Washington County, Maryland.

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Susannah Jane (Record) Williams

On this day, 16 June 1877, Susannah Jane (Record) Williams passed away. She was my spouse’s 3rd great-grandmother.

Born on 4 April 1813, in Worth Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, Susannah Jane Record was the daughter of George Record and Catherine Kelly, who were married on 3 September 1812.

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The Magna Carta


Today, 15 June 2017, marks the 802nd anniversary of the Magna Carta, a document that has played a crucial role in the development of human rights, liberty, and the rule of law all around the world.

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