Tag Archive: Yournd

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 …

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Mar 29

DNA, Another Step in the Search

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

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series DNA in Genealogy ResearchIf you haven’t read about my search for my great-grandfather’s surname, you can find out more here, here, and here. After I found my grandfather’s family, I was thrilled, and did quite a few happy dances, visited the cemetery, got his will …

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Oct 17

Randy Says: SNGF

The guru of fun, Randy Seaver says, “Hey, genealogy fans, it’s Saturday night! Time for some Genealogy Fun! Your task, if you decide to accept it (cue the Mission Impossible music), is to: He goes on to ask that we pick one of our four great-grandparents, the one with the most descendants preferred, create a …

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Aug 14

Lakeview Cemetery, Howell, Michigan Fred and Maybelle Yournd

This entry is part 16 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

This entry is part 16 of 60 in the series CemeteriesLakeview Cemetery 920 Roosevelt, Howell, Michigan, 48843. One of my grandfather’s brothers also chose burial in Lakeside Cemetery. Frederick, Fred, Freddie Yournd/Yearnd and some of his family are buried in section A lot 183. Fred and Mabelle (Daley) Yournd. If the flag was placed correctly, …

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Aug 13

Lakeview Cemetery, Howell, Michigan – Charles and Lena Yournd

This entry is part 15 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

This entry is part 15 of 60 in the series CemeteriesLakeview Cemetery 920 Roosevelt, Howell, Michigan, 48843. I asked as a child where the Yearnds came from, and the answer was “Howell”. When we moved to Detroit in, one of the first things I did was make the short drive to Howell to see what …

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Mar 11

Names, Places & Most Wanted Faces

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Joining on a Meme that Craig started, he says: “…List the surnames you are researching and the general localities. Then tell the names of your “Most Wanted Ancestors,” that is, the ones you most want to find behind that brickwall. (You can tag people if you want; I’ve chosen not to do that here so …

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