Births, Marriages & Deaths for May 8th

Our first cousin twice removed Clarence Herman Luce Jr was born this day in 1924. He was the son of our great grandaunt Mary Helen Brown (great grandma Wright’s sister) and Clarence Herman “Slim” Luce. Clarence was a POW in World War II and wasn’t freed to return to the United States until after his mother’s death. He and his father were the owners of a bar called Luce Moments.

Luce Moments

Ninth great grandmother Deborah Pierson was born on this day in Stratford, Connecticut in 1666. She is related to us via the Sedgwick line.

Teresa’s sixth great grandfather, Henry Brown, was born today in 1720 in Nottingham, Pennsylvania.

No marriages for today’s date.

My 2nd great grandmother, Mary Moats, died on this day in 1926 in Kingwood, West Virginia. She was buried in Shaw Cemetery in Albright, West Virginia the following day.

Mary Moats

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