Theresa Marie Current

5 April 1882–30 December 1977 (Age 95)
Brant, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Theresa Marie

Theresa Marie Current was born on 5 April 1882, in Brant, Saginaw, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Clarence Kearns and Unknown. She married Michel Wiesen on 11 November 1901, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States. She lived in Brant Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 30 December 1977, in Chesaning, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Michel Wiesen
Theresa Marie Current
Marriage: 11 November 1901

Spouse and Children

11 November 1901
Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Clarence Kearns






World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 25

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Probably a variant spelling of English Currant, from Old French courant, present participle of courir ‘to run’, which Dauzat and Morlet suggest is an ellipse for chien courant, and hence a nickname for a hunter.2 In some cases, the name may be an Americanized form of the French cognate Courant, for which Morlet also offers an additional source: a habitational name from any of various minor places named (Le) Courant, from courant ‘running’, in the sense of ‘running water’, ‘water course’, a derivative of kaour from Old Breton cobrand, from cobr ‘help’, ‘aid’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jessie Whitman in household of Frank Whitman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Tessie Whitman in household of Frank Whitman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tessie Whitman in household of Frank Whitman, "United States Census, 1910"

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