Category Archive: Papa’s Ancestors

People from Papa's family

Feb 01

More on the Murrays

I left off with the saga of Eliza J. Murray’s name, or names as the case may be. In earlier days before a birth certificate or some other legal ID was required for everything, there are many cases of names being changed, or people using a different variation of their name on every record we …

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Jan 30

Mary Ann Lamunion

I’ve been entering data into my genealogy program. These are files which I had collected in a folder on my computer. I started with 1419 on January 19th, and worked my way down to 1440 1140 on January 23rd. Today I am happy to report that I have 837 items left to deal with. To …

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Jun 05

This is the Face of Genealogy

If you are wondering about this post, please read an explanation here. Edward Isaac Warren, photograph and digital image in the possession of Pamela A.Warren, address for private use.

May 31

Blessings From a New-found Cousin

Not too long ago, I was excited when a cousin of Papa’s contacted me by e-mail. She had read what I had written here about our Warren family, and knew she was related. After a couple of exchanges of information, we determined that she and Papa are second cousins, once removed. Since Papa’s grandfather, Edward …

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Feb 25

Funeral Card Friday – Lillie Warren

I am sharing funeral cards on Friday, following a Facebook meme which you an see here.   Lillie Mae Warren was born in Paw Paw, Lee County, Illinois; her parents were Edward I. Warren and his wife Susan Foreman. The Warrens had migrated west from their home in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, where they resided at …

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Feb 18

Funeral Card Friday – Frank Fellows

It is easy to see that writing is a habit, and I got out of it for a while. I am back, but probably will not be able to post daily, as I did for so long. I am sharing funeral cards on Friday, following a Facebook meme which you an see here. Frank A. …

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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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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.

May 21

Funeral Card Friday – Alfred John Jenkins

I am sharing funeral cards on Friday, following a Facebook meme which you an see here. Alfred Jenkins was a son of William John Jenkins and Mary Eliza Fenton. Mary was Papa’s grand aunt, sister of his grandpa, Ross P. Fenton. Alfred was Papa’s first cousin once removed.

May 14

Funeral Card Friday – Alfred T. Fenton

I am sharing funeral cards on Friday, following a Facebook meme which you an see here. Alfred Thurston Fenton was born in Wexford County, Michigan, probably Colfax Township, and died at the age of ninety-four in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. He was Papa’s granduncle, and according to the relationship calculator in my genealogy program, also …

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