During This Month in Our Family History

1559
January 15, 1559

Elizabeth became Queen of England

Elizabeth became Queen of England

On this day: Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England. Having succeeded her half-sister Mary to the throne the previous November, the 25-year-old Elizabeth is officially crowned queen. Once declared illegitimate, the daughter of the late King Henry VIII and his executed queen, Anne Boleyn, The Virgin Queen will reign 45 years.

1929
January 5, 1929

My 2nd great-grandmother dies

My 2nd great-grandmother dies

On this day: My maternal 2nd great-grandmother, Emily Berdeaux had passed away. Emily was the daughter of Charles Berdeaux and Fredericka Kempff, she was the mother of Alfred Terrance Griner, Charles Berdeaux Griner and Ida Marion Griner.

1960
January 28, 1960

My great-grandaunt passes away

My great-grandaunt passes away

On this day: My great-grandfather, Charles Berdeaux Griner’s sister Ida Marion Gasser (nee Griner) passed away. Ida was the wife of late George Martin Gasser Sr. and mother of George Marin Gasser Jr. and Gregry Gasser.