My blog has been changed to make it more appealing for those who have New England ancestors and want to see the area through photos. Things I’ll include are typical white New England churches, libraries showing their genealogical collection, historical societies, cemeteries, war memorials, in general, anything to do with history.

For four years I’ve blogged mostly about my personal genealogy in New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire), New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. I still will, can’t forget my own roots.

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Obituary of Harriet Ford Westover


Westover--Harriet, wife of John
F. Westover, died at the family home
801 Joslin Street, Tuesday from a
complication of diseases, age 62
years. Harriet Ford was born in Port
Burbal, Ont., Sept. 25, 1849, and was
married to Mr. Westover in 1866. After
their marriage they lived in Port Bur-
bal until 1876, when they came to
Saginaw. Mrs. Westover was a mem-
ber of the Episcopal church. She
leaves her husband, two sons and five
daughters, Harry Westover and Mrs.
Henry Ryder of Saginaw; William of
Toledo, O.; Mrs. Thomas Glenn of
Ashtabula, O.; Mrs. Benjamin G.
Watkins and Mrs. Roy Davidson of
Battle Creek, and Mrs. Carl Watz of
Portland, Ore. The funeral will take
place at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon from
the family residence. Interment in
Forest Lawn Cemetery.


Information from Mary Virginia Swisher (Sept. 2012). The above Harriet Ford Westover was the wife of my third cousin 4x removed.

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