Daily Archives: March 8, 2017

Uncle Franklin Ford Laemmlen turns 79!

Today my Uncle Frank celebrated his 79th Birthday!  He was the 4th son born to Rudolf and Elsa Laemmlen, making his entry in the family on 8 March 1938 in Selma California.  The family lived in Reedley, where these boys … Continue reading

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Esther Hannah Pearce Smuin b. 8 March 1797, d. 1 October 1883, Lace Maker

Esther is my 3rd Great-Grandmother. Esther was born in a small rural village called Baulking, filled with cottages and sheep pastures.  In 1816 she married Joseph in Radley, a village a few miles away.  Smuins had lived in Radley for at … Continue reading

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Esther Hannah Pearce Smuin b. 8 March 1797, d. 1 Oct 1883

Esther Hanna is my 3rd Great-grandmother. Esther Hannah Pearce, the sixth of nine children was born 8 March 1797, at Baulking, in the parish of Uffington, in a place called Under the Vale of the White Horse Hill. Uffington parish … Continue reading

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Esther Hannah Pearce Smuin (8 March 1797-1 October 1883)

Born in a small rural village called Baulking, Esther grew up in a village of cottages and sheep pastures.  In 1816 she married Joseph in Radley, a village a few miles away.  Smuins had lived in Radley for at least … Continue reading

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Lloyd “Wells” Barker b. 8 March 1915, d. 21 August 1926

Lloyd Wells Barker was the son of Rufus Orrin and Ella Isadora Bushman Barker.  He died at age 11 of chronic heart disease.  Here is the little we know about this little boy. From The Autobiography of Ella Isadora Bushman Barker (1884-1956) … Continue reading

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