Tag Archive: Herrington

Aug 29

SNGF – Ancestors I Have Met

Time for this week’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun, hosted by Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings. Here is your challenge for tonight (or whenever you read this): Write down which of your ancestors that you have met in person (yes, even if you were too young to remember them). Tell us their names, where they lived, and …

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Jan 04

Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich New York

This entry is part 5 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

This entry is part 5 of 60 in the series CemeteriesLot 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, …

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May 11

Happy Mother’s Day

This year, I’m without my Mom for the first time in my life. Harder than I thought it would be. So, here’s my favorite photo of her. hotel furnishing in Bulgaria

Apr 03

Helen is Found!

A couple of days ago, I noticed that a check I’d written to the Social Security Administration for the original application of one Helen Potwine, born August 28, 1891 and died in September, 1966. This was the only Helen on the SSDI at Rootsweb.com that matched the birthday of my grandmother, Helen L. Palmer, and …

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Feb 23

So Here I Am

I am at the genealogy section of the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne Indiana. Helen is not here. Well, she probably is, but I didn’t find her. I also didn’t find a couple of other people I’m looking for. John Fenton and Martin Herrington. I went through about 15 microfilms, looking for even a …

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Feb 19

Where is Helen?

Will ever find out where my maternal grandmother went, and why? Helen Lois Palmer was born in Hoosick Falls, NY on 28 August 1891. She was baptized 7 August 1892 at the Methodist church in Hoosick Falls. Helen was counted on the 1900 census with her family, including parents Orlando W. Palmer and Libbie Winn, …

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