Author Archives: Seema Kenney

Donald C. Bergquist

Donald C. Bergquist was born 27 August 1931 in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut to Claus and Dorothy (Keep) Bergquist. He married Linda Schramm on 2 June 1962 in Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Donald died on 4 May 1997 as a … Continue reading

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Sandra Eileen (Ellis) Guenther

Sandra is my mother’s first cousin and they were probably frequent playmates in the 1930’s. Sandra is the daughter of John Franklyn and Gertrude (Hanson) Ellis.  She was born on 10 December 1934 at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Fairfield County, … Continue reading

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Charles Bemus Hill

Charles Bemus Hill was the third son of George Hebert Hill, Jr. and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Kathryn Emery, and the father to my godmother, Kathryn Elizabeth Hill. Charles was born on 10 July in 1907 in Denmark, York County, Maine.  Or … Continue reading

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Paul M. Holmberg

Paul M. Holmberg was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1898 and died in 1990 in Hartford, Connecticut.  He lived for many years in Newington, Connecticut. Paul married my grandfather’s sister, making him my Great-Uncle (I think).   My eldest son met … Continue reading

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Gladys Anderson Ridley

This is the oldest sister of my paternal grandmother.  She was born in Boston, Mass., raised in Buxton, Maine, and lived in Sanford, Maine as an adult. She graduated high school, attended Normal school, taught 2nd grade for a short … Continue reading

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