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Feb 15

52 Weeks To Better Genealogy – Challenge 6

…nstones Mom described, stuck together in a row. I noticed that there was a street view of this particular area, so I switched to that. To use the street view, you grab the little orange man from the directional and distance tool on the left side of the screen. Pick him up by holding your mouse down and drag him to the location you wish to see and drop him down. After I dropped him, I saw this (click to enlarge any of  my thumbnails): The box in t…

Apr 27

Tuesday’s Tools – Saving an Image from Seeking Michigan

save” button. I conducted a search, and am using my great-grandmother, Lena Yearnd. Here is the result of searching for “Yearnd”. I bet you wish you had an unusual last name now, don’t you? Clicking on the image produces this: I have some choices, but saving the image is not among them. Darn. I click the “printable version” link and see this: Here is the trick, click cancel instead of print, and the print box v…

Aug 06

Hands Around the Library

…tment of History, Arts and Libraries and splitting the department oversight among various State agencies will result in the loss of a priceless collection of Michigan History. I believe the support for local libraries provided by the department is essential for the continued education of our children. Several years ago, I coordinated the move of the small, but very valuable Oakland County Genealogical Society library collection. We did it with bo…

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

…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 Fenton ancestors who resided in Wexford County, Michigan. Date: 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,…

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

…exford 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, Wexford, MI Consideration: $50 Notes: Hazel Burgess was the daughter of Henry Fellows and Belle Lamunion. The Fenton…

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 working…

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

…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: 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 & Lind…

Papa’s Ahnentafel

…13 Dec 1876 in Manton, Wexford County, Michigan; died 23 Mar 1891 in Hamlin Township, Audubon County, Iowa. 13. Susan Melissa Burdick: born 29 Mar 1856 in Andover, Allegany County, New York; died 20 Dec 1931 in Antioch Township, Wexford County, Michigan. 14. Henry H. Fellows: born 3 Aug 1858 in Michigan; married 16 Aug 1879 in Ashland Township, Newaygo County, Michigan; died 19 Sep 1905 in Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan. 15. Clarey Belle La…

Apr 02

Funeral Card Friday, Charles E. Tinker

I found this theme, which may also be considered a meme, over on Facebook, and decided participating was a good idea. This Friday’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…

Feb 18

Funeral Card Friday – Frank Fellows

…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. 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 Lamun…

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