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Oct 15

Blog Action Day: Poverty


…age 39. A simple death notice, which may have been printed in the Bennington Vermont, Banner reads: DAVID HENRY HERRINGTON Native of Troy, had lived here during the past year. David Henry Herrington, 39, died at 4:51 o’clock this morning at his home on County Street. Mr. Herrington had been seriously ill for more than a month and seized with a stroke today. Mr. Herrington was born March 21, 1892 in Troy. The son of Martin and Catherine Knap…

Mar 27

Surname Saturday, Herrington/Harrington

…h her husband. I just wish I had found this information a few years sooner. So, without further delay, my known Herrington ancestors are: Martin L. Herrington, born May 1853, New York. Married about 1881, Kate Knapp, the family lived in Easton and Greenwich, and probably sometimes in Vermont where at least one daughter was born. Ten or 11 children, I do not know all the names. David Henry Herrington b. 21 Mar 1891, Easton, NY, married ca 1924, He…

Feb 19

Where is Helen?

…#8217;s obituary is missing from the file at the funeral home, but his death record states his mother was Helen Herrington. That makes sense as the name his wife, who was the informant on the certificate, might have known his mother by. Helen married David H. Herrington sometime before my mother was born in 1926. In 1929, Herrington, Mrs. Helen L is listed as a resident on Spring Street in the Hoosick Falls directory. In 1930, the family is liste…

My Ahnentafel

…igan; died 13 Jul 1979 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan. 3. Marjorie Helen “Marge” Herrington: born 20 Nov 1926 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; died 6 Jun 2007 in Rochester Hills, Oakland Co., MI. Generation 3 4. William Henry Yearnd: born 28 Jun 1883 in Livingston County, Michigan; married 8 Apr 1908 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan; died 10 Sep 1948 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. 5. Winnie Alice K…

Feb 16

Winter 2010 GeneaBloggers Games Task 4E

…ew York, or perhaps Berkshire County, Massachusetts. His parent’s surnames were Ascha/Askey and Ackert. A Herrington, or perhaps Harrington dropped from Ireland? into Rensselaer County, New York. He married a Palmer, who had previously been married and divorced from a Hill. David Henry Herrington and Helen Lois Palmer were my maternal grandparents. Somehow, Marjorie Helen Herrington found her way to Detroit ca 1949-1950, where James Austin…

Jan 04

Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich New York

This entry is part 5 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

…f 60 in the series Cemeteries Lot AC 326 in this cemetery contains the remains of some members of the Martin L. Herrington (or Harrington) family. Only 2 of the burials have markers. One of the two was placed in the 1990’s by my mother on the grave of her father, David Henry Herrington. In 1950 this lot was owned by Julia Harrington, probably the Julia that was a sister of David. The burials, with links to photos of the two stones: Ross V….

Mar 29

DNA, Another Step in the Search

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series DNA in Genealogy Research

…mily who is also actively researching, which may point me to the correct location in Germany, or elsewhere. The Herrington mystery is another reason. My mother was raised in foster care. Her paternal line originates with a man named “Herrington” who lived near an area where members of the better documented Harrington family lived; however, he does not seem to be closely connected to that family. Since that ancestor came from a large f…

Mar 17


…ng for a research trip to New York. I am going in May, and hope to find new information about my mother’s Herrington/Harrington ancestors in Washington County. I will also research her Winn line in Columbia County, visit some cousins in Hoosick Falls, and check out various locations in Massachusetts for information. It is a big trip for me, and one I have put off too long. In the summer, I am busy with my yard and garden, and I want to visi…

Jan 20

Anniversary January 20, 1951.

My parents, James Austin Yearnd and Marjorie Helen Herrington, were married on this day in 1951. The wedding was held at my grandmother’s home, 703 E. Division, Cadillac, Michigan. The picture hanging in the wall on the right is hanging in my house today. It is an English water color, about 15 x 28 inches, by Henry J. Sylvester Stannard. It still has the label from a New York gallery; the title of the painting from the label is, “Hom…

Feb 15

52 Weeks To Better Genealogy – Challenge 6

…so 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 stories of life in Brooklyn, New York in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s. Mom was very clear on the address: 256 Decatur. Brooklyn. Kings County. Here is one of only two photos I have of my mother as a ch…

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