Granny Pam

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Name: Granny Pam
Date registered: August 25, 2008


Granny lives in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. Granny's family is: the husband currently known as Papa, 3 daughters. D2 lives about 3 hours away with her husband and family (GS2, GDs 1 & 2) a long ways when you want to see your cute little grandchildren. Grandchildren, 3 boys and 2 girls, age almost 22 to 5. My oldest grandson is serving his country in the US Navy, and his brother is a member of the US Army. D1 and D3 live here with Papa and I.

Latest posts

  1. FGS Day One — August 21, 2013
  2. William Henry Yearnd (1883-1948) — March 21, 2012
  3. The Incredible Shrinking Task – and Another Correction — February 21, 2012
  4. More on the Murrays — February 1, 2012
  5. Mary Ann Lamunion — January 30, 2012

Author's posts listings

Sep 14

Pickin’ On Cystic Fibrosis – September 16-18, 2010

I have written about this before, three times, perhaps more than that. Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic lung disease , about which much is known. But there is no cure, and having the disease is a death sentence. I first learned about CF when a CF baby was born to neighborhood family, in 1973, about …

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Jul 25

Genealogy as a Game

James Tanner, a lawyer and genealogist, has written a post which I believe should be required reading, especially for beginning genealogists. Many people begin their genealogical quest with no instruction, background, or assistance in research methods. Some advertisements for genealogical websites give the impression that solid, grounded research is not needed to learn about your …

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Jul 16

Funeral Card Friday – George Emerson Fenton

I am sharing funeral cards on Friday, following a Facebook meme which you an see here. A well known character in Papa’s family, George Emerson Fenton was know to his nieces and nephews as a fun loving practical joker on some days. He is missed at every family gathering. You may enlarge this thumbnail for …

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Jul 14

Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 132 page 328

This entry is part 94 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 94 of 99 in the series Deeds in the FamilyI am posting information gleaned from land records in the areas where our family’s ancestors resided. You can read more about this project in the overview. You may also check my deed record listing, which I will update with each post. This …

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Jul 13

Remembering Dad

I have a bundle of things to do today, but I am barely treading water. The reason is that my father died on July 13, 1979, 31 years ago today. Somehow, that 31 years seems like a long time, but the events seem like they happened yesterday. James Austin Yearnd, Sr., 1927-1979 I remember the …

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Jul 09

What I Do – or – What I Do It With!

This meme was posted by Thomas over at Geneabloggers. He asks that we list the technology we use in our genealogical pursuits. Thomas rightly speculates that those of us who work at home have few colleagues with whom to compare notes. Genealogy is actually my avocation, I spend much of my time on research and …

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Jun 11

Funeral Card Friday – Edith Fellows

I am sharing funeral cards on Friday, following a Facebook meme which you an see here. This folder is from the services for Edith Elaine (Watson) Fellows, wife of Loren. Edith was born 8 December 1923, and married Loren W. Fellows on 23 August 1942. They were the parents of twelve children.

Jun 08

The Church

My great-grandparents on my mother’s side lived in Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, New York for some portion of their married life, and are buried there. They appear on the 1880 census in Chatham, and in 1900 in Hoosick Falls, so they arrived in Hoosick Falls sometime between those dates. They were members of the Methodist …

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Jun 03

Treasure Chest Thursday — Aunt Jane’s Treasures

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Treasures and Curiosities

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Treasures and CuriositiesWhen you wish to know or understand someone, it is helpful to consider what they think is important. When my Aunt Jane passed to a better place on 5 February 2002, I was called upon to clean out her apartment. There were other …

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Jun 01

Elizabeth Laurence Longstreet

This entry is part 59 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

This entry is part 59 of 60 in the series CemeteriesI received a comment on on on my cemetery posts recently. The writer wondered about the burial of Elzabeth Longstreet. Elizabeth or Elisabeth Laurence, was the wife of Henry Longstreet; they were the parents Harmon Henry Longstreet, second husband of Papa’s ancestor, Susie Melissa Burdick. …

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