Thursday, December 27, 2018

Martin Raymond Montgomery, fourth cousin twice removed

Born December 1, 1893 at Rulo, Richardson County, Nebraska.

Died October 27, 1979 at San Bernardino County, California.

Son of Charles Raymond Montgomery and Nora Bennett.

Married Mary Rosetta Murphy December 24, 1918.

Married Mildred Josephine Lutz November 1, 1928.

Martin was a yard laborer.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Edwin Eual Acord, Sr., fifth cousin once removed

Born August 5, 1903 at Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia.

Died April 5, 1953 at Buckeye Lake, Licking County, Ohio.

Buried in Augustine Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio.

Son of Lewis Bilton Acord, Sr. and Nell Kate Bowden.

Married Emily Marie Heidle on October 26, 1925 in Franklin County, Ohio.

Children: Charles E., Edwin Jr., Lewis R., Florence E. and Gladys.

Married Magdalene Augusta Vogel.

Children: Edwin James, Charlene, Ilene and Rosemary Jean.


Photo via Angela Hazel Breeden.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Clarke Churchman, sixth cousin twice removed

Born on October 28, 1873 at Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Died July 2, 1898 at Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.

Son of Caleb Churchman and Elizabeth T. Clarke.

Buried at the United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York.

Clarke graduated from West Point, and was killed during the Battle of San Juan Hill in Cuba when his detachment was supporting Theodore Roosevelt and his "Rough Riders."


Photo via Michael Belis

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Elsie Ballard Smith Blanscett, eighth cousin three times removed

Born December 9, 1888 in Draper, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Died April 17, 1984 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Buried in Draper City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Daughter of Winfield Scott Ballard and Sarah Ann Terry.

Married George William Smith.

Married John Ephraim Blanscett on May 12, 1904.

Children: Pearl Deloris, Herald Ephraim, Loren Winfield, Blanche M., Darwin James, Reginal D. and Melvin Ballard.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Matthew Elmer Heninger, fourth cousin twice removed

Born February 5, 1890 in Eden, Weber County, Utah.

Died May 28, 1971 in Logan, Cache County, Utah.

Buried in Mendon City Cemetery, Mendon, Cache County, Utah.

Son of Henry Clay Heninger and Naomi Adelaide Fifield.

Married Zelda Bird on April 4, 1917 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Children:Virginia, Grant Bird, Helen Louise, Howard C., Harold Elmer, Adele, LaPrete and Naomi.