Naomi Roxania LeBaron (1816-1881) is my third great grandmother. I recently stumbled upon her obituary, which was published on August 31, 1881 in the Deseret News (a Utah publication). Editor Deseret News: Permit me through the columns of your esteemed paper to chronicle the death of one of Israel’s favored ones, Naomi R. Holman, wife […]
On this day in 1869, Sanford Holman (my second great grandfather) married Elizabeth Hannah Allred (my second great grandmother). Elizabeth was 25 years old, and Sanford was 24 years old.
On this day in 1978, I was born! Sharing my birthday is David Letterman (born in 1947). April 12th also has some historical significance – it was the day that marked the beginning of the American Civil War. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on April 12, 1861, the newly formed Confederate States Army (led by General Pierre […]
On this day in 1925, Jerome Funk (my great uncle) married Aletha Dorthea Munk in Logan, Utah. Jerome was 27 years old.