Category Archive: Somebody’s Ancestors

Not our ancestors

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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May 26

Troy Irish Genealogy Society

Last week when I was out in New York, I enjoyed a dinner meeting of the Troy Irish Genealogy Society. Why, you ask, would I traipse off to a meeting, when I am not a member, and do not know a soul? It comes down to the TIGS website. Well, perhaps it is the information …

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May 10

Abbott Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 8 page 377

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Deeds from other families

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Deeds from other familiesI 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, but probably not …

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May 09

Abbott Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 4 page 139

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Deeds from other families

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Deeds from other familiesI 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, but probably not …

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May 08

Abbott Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 6 page 430

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Deeds from other families

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Deeds from other familiesI 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, but probably not …

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Apr 28

Abbott Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 3 page 209

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Deeds from other families

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Deeds from other familiesI 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, but probably not …

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Apr 26

Abbott Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 3 page 163

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Deeds from other families

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Deeds from other familiesI 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, but probably not …

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Dec 10

Wexford County Michigan Deeds Liber 69 page 437

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Deeds from other families

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Deeds from other familiesI 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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Dec 08

Wexford County Alms House

AKA Wexford county farm, and the Wexford County poor house was located first in Colfax Township, and later in Haring Township. I am interested in this poorhouse because several of Bill’s ancestors worked there at at different times. On April 16, 1885 the following notice appeared in the Grand Traverse Herald on page 6 under …

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Dec 07

The H.R. Burdick Deeds in Section 10, Colfax Township

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Deeds from other families

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Deeds from other familiesI 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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