Everyday People

Sarah (Schlosser) Thomas

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On this day, 16 November 1882, Sarah (Schlosser) Thomas passed away. She was my 4th great-grandmother.

On 13 December 1804, Sarah Schlosser was born in Boonsboro, Washington County, Maryland to parents John Schlosser and Elizabeth Painter.

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Samuel Noel

On this day, 13 November 1871, Samuel Noel passed away. He was my 4th great-grandfather.

Samuel Noel was born on 16 January 1798, in Adams County, Pennsylvania. His parents were Daniel and Maria Noel.

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Elizabeth (Mayhue) Stott

On this day, 11 October 1919, Elizabeth R. (Mayhue) Stott passed away. She was my spouse’s 3rd great-grandmother.

Elizabeth R. Mayhue was born 4 November 1837 in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania to parents Parley Mayhue and Sarah Ann McGinnis.

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Anna L. (Spangler) Kenney

On this day, 29 September 1932, Anna “Annie” L. (Spangler) Kenney passed away. She was my spouse’s 2nd great-grandmother.

Anna L. Spangler was born on 10 September 1863, in Botetourt County, Virginia, to parents Charles David Spangler and Elizabeth Ann (Ann Elizabeth) Bryant.

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Hans Michael Thomas

Schifferstadt Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall)

On this day, 25 September 1784, Hans Michael Thomas passed away. He was my 6th great-grandfather.

Born 3 October 1719, in Schifferstadt, Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, Hans Michael Thomas was the son of Johannes (Hans) Michel Thomas and Anna Veronica Lang.

When he was ten and a half years old, Hans Michael Thomas, his parents, and siblings boarded the ship, Thistle of Glasgow, under the direction of Captain Colin Dunlop, and sailed from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Dover, England. There were 77 families or single persons on board for a total of 260 passengers. The ship departed Dover on 19 June 1730, bound for Philadelphia. On 29 August 1730, the Thistle of Glasgow arrived in the port of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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