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Feb 12

Fellows Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 54 Page 359

This entry is part 89 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

…n 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 every day. This group pertain to Papa’s Fellows ancestors who resided in Wexford County, Michigan.   Date: 29 October 1903 Liber: 54 Page: 359 Location: Wexford County, MI Grantor: Henry Fellows and Belle Fel…

Feb 01

More on the Murrays

…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 find. I have found several cases of men who have reversed the order of their middle and first names on different records. As I moved on in the Murray family, the next document I had to enter was the birth record for Ina Belle Murray, shown…

Oct 20

Progress and Pain

Back on December 28, 2008 I made some resolutions, on which I will report progress today in this post. This is not a 30 day or quarterly report, I am writing it because I don’t know what else to write today, and this may help me decide what to write tomorrow. No more foot dragging, here are my resolutions for genealogical research: Enter all the information from the BOX into my database. No exceptions, no cheating. I will file all the pape…

Dec 28

New Year’s Resolutions!

…ment when I realized that there was no way out of the next edition of the Carnival of Genealogy: New Year’s Resolutions! What plans do you have for your genealogy research next year? How about for your blogging? No groaning or whining now. Write ’em up and let us know! No more foot dragging, here are my resolutions for genealogical research: 1. Enter all the information from the BOX into my database. No exceptions, no cheating. 2. I w…

Apr 09

Seeking Michigan Death Records

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…opied the information from a ledger at the Ingham County court house, but I wanted the certificate. This explains how I managed to print the image without the big thick black border,  and save the image to attach to my genealogy program.  All of these images are thumbnails, you may click to enlarge. Lena Yearnd/Yournd died in 1917.  I went to the website at www.seekingmichigan.org. I just typed the last name, “Yearnd” into the box on…

Jan 16

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Remember When?

…I know it is hard to imagine in this day and age, but that is the truth. My mother was a strong, independent person, so she followed the logic I remember so well, and headed off to a new town and a chance for higher education at the University there. The move was sixty-five miles, and Mom did it herself, using a U-haul and we children helped load and unload. I was 11, one brother 10, and our youngest brother was 5. We moved beds, dressers, and bo…

Feb 18

A Picture is Worth 1000 Words, Winter 2010 GeneaBlogger Games Task 2 In Five Parts

Task A, security plan for hard copies and photos: All my collected data relating to my research is scanned, and available in digital format on my “main” computer. My scanned data is in notebooks on shelves, and is not in water proof containers. My irreplaceable original hard copies are stored in our safety deposit box at our credit union. Those are limited to records of a family estate and a hand-written genealogy handed down from an…

Jan 31

Oakland County Genealogical Society Meeting Tuesday!

…introduce you to the world of genealogy blogs. I will tell you about blogs, help you figure out how to find blogs to read, and answer your questions. There will be a chance to see how to write your own blog, too. Learn how to meet cousins you never knew about! Learn how to meet even more cousins by writing something and receiving an answer! Meet an actual descendent of a writer of one of the cards in my my Belles Box series of posts, and s

Oct 14

Family Tree Magazine’s 40 Best Genealogy Blogs

…contact link so it is more prominent, that is certainly a great suggestion. GrannyPam So what happened here? I started the year with some resolutions, among them was the one in which I promised myself, “I will finish posting all the data from my “old” genealogy site to Granny’s Genealogy.” Just before some of my blogging buddies submitted their nominations, I finished a very long series about the items in Belles Box. Rememberi…

Mar 20

Fellows Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 97 page 114

This entry is part 63 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

…view. You may also check my deed record listing, which I will update frequently, but probably not every day. This group pertain to Papa’s Fellows ancestors who resided in Wexford County, Michigan.   Date: 31 December 1919 Liber: 97 Page: 114 Location: Wexford County, MI Grantor: Harmon Longstreet & Susie Longstreet his wife of Colfax, Wexford, MI Grantee: Charlie Tinker & Belle Tinker of the same place Witnesses: Stephen Dassan…

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