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Oct 15

Blog Action Day: Poverty


…ved 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 Knapp Herrington of that city. He has lived in Bennington for more than a year and has been employed by H.O. Cole at the Hotel Bennington. Besides…

Mar 27

Surname Saturday, Herrington/Harrington

…y 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, Helen Lois Palmer, d. 13 Mar 1931, Bennington, Bennington, VT. Marjorie Helen Herrington, my mother, b. 20 Nov 1926, Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, and d. 6 June…

Feb 19

Where is Helen?

…e 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 listed on the census in Bennington,…

My Ahnentafel

…County, Michigan; died 10 Sep 1948 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. 5. Winnie Alice Kaiser: born 19 Jul 1885 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan; died 10 Dec 1957 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. 6. David Henry Herrington: born 21 Mar 1891 in Easton, Washington County, New York; married bef 1925; died 13 Mar 1931 in Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont. 7. Helen Lois Palmer: born 28 Aug 1891 in Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County,…

Feb 16

Winter 2010 GeneaBloggers Games Task 4E

…7;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 Yearnd was attending Wayne State University. They married on…

Jan 04

Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich New York

This entry is part 5 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

…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. died 1923 age 41, space 1, brother of Phineas and David,…

Mar 29

DNA, Another Step in the Search

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

…ere, and what the “more German” spelling of his name was. What I am hoping for, a lucky match to a family 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…

Mar 17


…is. Not a total wash, but not as much as I had hoped to accomplish before good weather arrives. I am also preparing 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…

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,…

Feb 15

52 Weeks To Better Genealogy – Challenge 6

…le 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 stories of life in Brooklyn, New York in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s. Mom was very…

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