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Feb 15

52 Weeks To Better Genealogy – Challenge 6

I just had to get in on this week’s “Better Genealogy” challenge: Play with Google Maps. This is a helpful tool for determining the locations of addresses in your family history. This post is also written to fulfill Item 4A and item 5F in the GeneaBlogger’s Winter Games. After her father, David H. Herrington died in 1931, my Mom lived with a variety of adult caretakers. One was Mable Dickenson, and Mom told me a few…

Apr 27

Tuesday’s Tools – Saving an Image from Seeking Michigan

There are a host of professional genealogists who offer tips, shortcuts and tricks to make life easier for the rest of us. Along the way, each of us picks up tidbits of knowledge which help us survive, or at least become our own standard way of accomplishing tasks. Once in a while, when I feel like it, in very irregular fashion, but almost always on Tuesday, I will tell you how I do something related to my genealogy. If this little effort helps

Aug 06

Hands Around the Library

…is coverage on the Lansing State Journal website. The used to be red-headed granny in the bottom photo is me; I have no idea how that happened. My new buddy, TK Sand also posted some photos, and will be blogging about this issue today. If you are a Facebook member, several genealogists have also posted photos, including Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens and Roger Moffat. MGC had a good line-up of speakers, and two State representatives who were not on…

Jan 27

Fenton Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 105 page 305

This entry is part 51 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

…e: 4 November 1925 Liber: 105 Page: 305 Location: Wexford County, MI Grantor: Harmon H. Longstreet & Susie Longstreet his wife of Colfax, Wexford, MI Grantee: Charles Tinker & Belle Tinker of Colfax, Wexford, MI Witnesses: Jno A. Muche, Ethel Hulbert Type of deed: Warranty Rec’d and recording: 10 December 1925 Clerk/registrar: Johnson Location of land: Colfax Consideration: $80 Notes: Description: SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 Sec 16 T23N…

Jan 29

Fenton Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 119 page 530

This entry is part 53 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

…ancestors who resided in Wexford County, Michigan.   Date: 3 December 1932 Liber: 119 Page: 530 Location: Wexford County, Michigan Grantor: Harmon H. Longstreet estate by Alfred Fenton, Administrator Grantee: Andy Burgess & Hazel Burgess his wife Witnesses: Harriet Knapp and Herbert A. Snider Type of deed: deed in pursuance to land contract Rec’d for recording: 25 January 1935 Clerk/registrar: Johnson Location of land: Colfax,…

Dec 21

Lamunion Siblings

Here is a photo from M-in-L’s scrapbook. I have some restoration work to do here, but wanted to show it now. Back row: Belle (Lamunion) Fellows Tinker, Emily (Lamunion) Carter. Front row: George Lamunion, Mary Ann (Lamunion) Murray, Merritt Winfield “Scott” Lamunion. Not pictured, Benjamin “Bije” Lamunion, 1856-1892; and Olive Josephine (Lamunion) Tufts, 1862-1882. Benjamin Lamunion died in an accident while…

Mar 19

Fellows Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 97 page 98

This entry is part 62 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

…e frequently, but probably not every day. This group pertain to Papa’s Fellows ancestors who resided in Wexford County, Michigan.   Date: 13 December 1919 Liber: 97 Page: 98 Location: Wexford County, MI Grantor: Ross Fenton & Edna Fenton his wife of Colfax, Wexford, MI Grantee: Charles E. inker & Belle Tinker of the same place Witnesses: N.A. Reynolds & Linda K. Reynolds Type of deed: Warranty Rec’d and recording: 19…

Papa’s Ahnentafel

…er County, Pennsylvania; died 10 Jan 1962 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. 5. Susan Amelia Foreman: born 21 Nov 1884 in Harmony, Butler County, Pennsylvania; died 24 May 1955 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. 6. Ross Pressley Fenton: born 15 Mar 1884 in Colfax Township, Wexford County, Michigan; married 11 Sep 1909 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan; died 15 Feb 1957 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. 7. Edna Rose Fellows: born…

Apr 02

Funeral Card Friday, Charles E. Tinker

…8217;s card is from the funeral of Charles E. Tinker. Charlie or sometimes, Charley, Tinker was the second husband of Belle Lamunion; she was one of Papa’s great-grandmothers. The grandchildren, at least all that I ever met, called the couple, “Grandma and Charlie”. The actual cemetery where Charlie is buried is Hillside, it is just south-east of Grant….

Feb 18

Funeral Card Friday – Frank Fellows

…le 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. Fellows was born in Grant, Newaygo County, Michigan, according to his birth record. He passed away at Mercy Hospital, Cadillac, Michigan as the result of a car-train accident. Uncle Frank was Papa’s great-uncle; the youngest sibling in the family of Belle Lamunion and Henry H. Fellows, and the only son to…

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