Saturday, March 23, 2024

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Where did Your Ancestors Live in 1900?

  Calling all Genea-Musings Fans: 

 It's Saturday Night again - 

Time for some more Genealogy Fun!!

Come on, everybody, join in and accept the mission and execute it with precision. 

1)   Where did your ancestors live or reside in the year 1900?  List them by generation.  Show their birth and death years, and the place they were living.

2) Tell us about them in a comment on this post, or in a Facebook post.  Please leave a link on this post if you write your own post.

Here's mine:


*  Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942):  Leominster, Mass.
*  Alma Bessie (Richmond) Seaver (1882-1962):  Leominster, Mass.
*  Lyle Lawrence Carringer (1891-1976):  San Diego, Calif.
*  Emily Kemp Auble (1899-1977):  Chicago, Ill.


*  Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922):  Leominster, Mass.
*  Hattie Louisa (Hildreth) Seaver (1857-1920):  Leominster, Mass.
*  Thomas Richmond (1848-1917):  Leominster, Mass.
*  Julia E. (White) Richmond (1848-1913):  Leominster, Mass.
*  Henry Austin Carringer (1853-1946):  San Diego, Calif.
*  Abbie Ardelle "Della" (Smith) Carringer (1862-1944):  San Diego, Calif.
*  Charles Auble (1849-1916):  Chicago, Ill.
*  Georgianna (Kemp) Auble (1868-1952):  Chicago, Ill.

2nd Great-Grandparents:  

*  Isaac Seaver (1823-1901):  Leominster, Mass.
*  Sophia (Newton) Hildreth (1834-1923):  Leominster, Mass.
*  James Richmond (1821-1912):  Putnam, Conn.
*  Hannah (Rich) Richmond (1824-1911):  Putnam, Conn.
*  David Jackson Carringer (1828-1902):  San Diego, Calif.
*  Rebecca (Spangler) Carringer (1832-1901):  San Diego, Calif.
*  Abigail A. (Vaux) Smith (1844-1932):  San Diego, Calif.
*  Sarah (Knapp) Auble (1818-1904):  Bushnell, Ill.
*  James Abraham Kemp (1831-1901):  Delhi, Ontario

3rd Great-Grandparents:

*  Alexander Sovereen (1814-1907):  Windham, Ontario

I had only 22 ancestors alive in the year 1900.  I figured that I had a lot more.  6 were in San Diego, 8 were in Leominster, Mass., 2 were in Putnam, Conn., 3 were in Chicago, Ill., 2 were in Norfolk County, Ontario, and 1 was in Bushnell, Illinois. 


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Lisa S. Gorrell said...

I did my husband's side, since we did this back in 2018.

ByAPearl said...

Here's mine:

Janice M. Sellers said...

Here's my list, although not in the same format as Randy's. I think I had 21 ancestors alive in 1900.

Linda Stufflebean said...

Here's my list: