I know I am late, this post should have been posted on or much closer to April 1st! Here are the important dates in the month of April for the McCormack clan that I have.
1 Apr 1963 – Paul Lloyd Bird married Helen Katherine Privett. Paul was the grandson of (Thomas) Henry McCormack. This was Paul’s first marriage.
2 Apr 1898 – John Caraway Bird was born. He was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He married Edith Marie McCormack, the middle child of (Thomas) Henry and Minnie Myrtle (Van Wormer) McCormack.
7 Apr 1963 – Aubrey Ford died. He was married to Alta McCormack and therefore my grandfather. She was the middle child of William E. and Lavina J. (Hemingway) McCormack and my grandmother.
7 Apr 1868 – Cora Ann Baldwin was born. She was married to Frank J. McCormack. Frank was the youngest son of Michael and Catherine (Paine) McCormack. He worked for the Illinois Central Railroad in Kankakee, Illinois.
7 Apr 1860 – John Michael McCormack was born in London, Ontario. John was the third son of Michael and Catherine (Paine) McCormack.
7 Apr 1860 – Patrick J. McCormack was born was born in London, Ontario.
11 Apr 1888 – Mae Ethel McCormack was born. She was the first daughter and child of Edward J. and Elizabeth Jane (Rohr) McCormack.
11 Apr 1888 – Gertrude McCormack was born. So far, all the information I have says that she died the same day that she was born. We can only speculate on why she only lived one day. Just to clarify things for everyone, this Gertrude was the daughter of John Michael McCormack and Gertrude Peacock. She was named after her mother.
16 Apr 1867 – Maria “Minnie” Bedina McCormack was born. “Minnie” was the second youngest daughter of Michael and Catherine (Paine) McCormack.
17 Apr 2007 – Charles Wayne Waltz died. Charles was the grandson of Henry Peacock and Ethel (Davis) McCormack.
17 Apr 1889 – John Michael McCormack married Gertrude Angeline Peacock. They were married in Reno, Nevada.
18 Apr 2008 – Dorothy Ellen Wade died. Dorothy was married to Henry Davis McCormack, who was the eldest of ten children of Henry Peacock and Ethel (Davis) McCormack.
18 Apr 1922 – James Archer McCormack, Sr. was born. James was younger brother to Henry Davis McCormack and son of Henry Peacock and Ethel (Davis) McCormack.
18 Apr 1900 – Merle Hemingway McCormack was born in Otter Lake, Michigan. His parents were William E. and Lavina (Hemingway) McCormack. He attended the University of Michigan and received his degree in Mechanical Engineering. For years he was the President of Baker Business College in Flint, Michigan.
19 Apr 1881 – Delilah Elizabeth McCormack married Smith Addy. They were married in the home of her parents. Delilah was eldest and first daughter of Michael and Catherine (Paine) McCormack.
22 Apr 1865 – Gertrude Angeline Peacock was born. She was born in Dayton, Nevada. Her family came across the Great Plains in one of the wagon trains that were coming across the Plains during the second half of the 1800s. She was married to John Michael McCormack.
22 Apr 1911 – Mae Ethel McCormack married Hiram J. Stevens. They were married in Mio, Michigan. For years, she ran a general store in Mio which she “inherited” from her mother, Elizabeth.
28 Apr 1943 – William E. McCormack died in Otter Lake, Michigan. He was 89 years, 9 months, 19 days old when he passed away. He ran a general store in Otter Lake, Michigan for years. Both his house and store are still standing and in use to this day.
Thank you for stopping by and seeing what happened to the McCormack family in April! I hope you learned something new.