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Feb 24

Geneablogger 2010 Winter Games

I am rolling down the the finish on my Winter Games activities.  I will have limited time after today to complete more activities, so my summary will probably list my accomplishments through today. In response to task 4C, I created a memorial page for my father, James Austin Yearnd, Sr., on Footnote. I was pleasantly …

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Feb 24

Progress Report Number 5, GeneaBloggers 2010 Winter Games

1  – Complete.  This requirement fit in nicely with my current push to reformat my citations recommendation by Mills, in Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace. I reformatted 59 of those sources February 17-18.  The drudgery will continue! Category 1 – Platinum ______________________________________________________ 2A – complete: 2B – Hoping for clarification, help me …

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Feb 23

GeneaGlogger’s 2010 Winter Games, Task 4B

This task asks that I create a timeline using a free application; I used the suggest application, Timetoast. This subject of this timeline is my dead-end great-grandfather, Charles Yuen/Ewen/Ewens/Yournd/Yearnd, about whom I have previously written. The genealogy program I use, RootsMagic, displays a wonderful timeline in the individual’s view, but I tried this anyway. To …

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Feb 14

Winter 2010 GeneaBloggers Games

Although Monday, February 15 is Granny’s Genealogy’s 3rd blogoversary, I have not been an active participant in memes, carnivals or past games. For the 2010 Winter Games, all that changes! I have created my Heritage Flag, which it huge, over the top, not too creative. The flag represents a migration map for some of my …

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Dec 24

Merry Christmas

As we enjoy this wonderful season and the blessings of home and family, I wish each of you an enjoyable and safe holiday. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Jan 01

Ashland Center Cemetery, Ashland Township, Newaygo County, Michigan

This entry is part 2 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

This cemetery is directly West of Grant at the corner of 120th Street and Ferris Avenue. A headstone on the Miller-Bisard lot. Charles B. Miller Ida M. Miller Sarah (Sadie) Miller, wife of Lewis Franklin Bisard Andrew Carter and wife Emily Lamunion Carter Ferris Carter and wife Goldia Willbrandt Carter

Dec 31

Antioch Township Cemetery, Wexford County Michigan

This entry is part 1 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

The cemetery is located northwest of Cadillac, Michigan on M-115 about 12 miles to 19 road. Turn right on 19 road and drive 1.5 miles to the intersection with 16 1/2 road. The cemetery is on the left. Section A, Lot 30, Owner Milton Frederick Alice Thelma Ferris (Ferries) Lamunion Section C, Lot 20, owner …

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Nov 22

Thanksgiving (and a game of Tag)

Julie over at Gen Blog has challenged us to: 1. Write a blog post telling us about 2 things you are thankful for. 2. You can post the Thanksgiving Day banner above in your post if you like. 3. Tag one person to spread the love. Post a comment on their blog so they know …

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Oct 27


I’ve been pretty sick. Not sure what it is, but the doctor at the “quick clinic” near our home said it’s a virus. That means you sleep, drink and take Tylenol and hope you don’t die before you feel human again. It’s really not fun, you drink water and tea and hot chocolate, not anything …

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