Category Archive: Granny’s Ancestors

People from my family

Mar 21

William Henry Yearnd (1883-1948)

Judge William H. Yearnd

William was my grandfather. I originally posted this short biography on my old website, more than ten years ago. I am finally getting around to adding it here. Birth and parents William Henry Yearnd was born ca 1883 in Howell Michigan. I have found no birth or baptism record. His birth and parentage is supported …

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Jan 20

Anniversary January 20, 1951.

My parents, James Austin Yearnd and Marjorie Helen Herrington, were married on this day in 1951. The wedding was held at my grandmother’s home, 703 E. Division, Cadillac, Michigan. The picture hanging in the wall on the right is hanging in my house today. It is an English water color, about 15 x 28 inches, …

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Jun 03

Kaiser Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 17 page 493

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

This entry is part 99 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 often. Write something …

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Jun 02

Kaiser Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 16 page 54

This entry is part 98 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 98 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 frequently. Amanda Vanmeer …

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Apr 26

Kaiser Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 14 page 133

This entry is part 95 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 95 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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Apr 19

Kaiser Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 12 page 40 Wexford County Michigan Deeds

This entry is part 97 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 97 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 often. It has …

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Apr 15

Kaiser Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 97 page 123

This entry is part 96 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

This entry is part 96 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. I …

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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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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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