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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, page 15

Page fifteen contains Aunt Jane photographs. Aunt Jane was Margaret Jane Yearnd. She once told us a story of being sent home with a note from the teacher, early in her first year of school. The teacher said there were too many girls named Margaret in the class, and she would be known as Jane. …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, Page 14

Pages 6-13 contain photographs of living people, so I’ve kept them private. Page 14 again shows photos of my Dad, James Austin Yearnd. Dad was named for two uncles James Johnston, 1862-1940, was one of those uncles. James Johnston and Jane (Jennie) Johnston were the only siblings in a family of five known children who …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, Page 4

The fourth page of Sweetie’s scrapbook contains a collection of photographs of William H. Yearnd, Jr., 1917-1992. They seem to span his life up to the date Sweetie died. This one is of an infant: One shows a little boy on the beach, and one the same boy with his bike: The next two are …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, Page 3

Thinking, Thinking, Thinking

I looked over this picture and then scanned my genealogy database. I realized that little Marion is wearing roller skates. That hardly seems right for a visit to the Yearnd cousins I was thinking of. Then I remembered Austin William Kaiser 1896-1920, son of William Kaiser and Delia Conway. William Kaiser was Winnie’s father, and …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, Marion Augusta Yearnd

Marion A. Yearnd, 1912-1969, was the second of my grandmother’s 5 children. Aunt Marion was a tiny lady, size 2 or something. She lived in Chicago, and worked in various governmental offices. She never married, and visited our house on Thanksgiving often when I was small. She may have come more often, but I was …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, Page 1, Margaret Jane Yearnd

The first page of Grandma’s scrapbook is dedicated to her oldest child, Margaret Jane Yearnd. There are 10 photos of Aunt Jane, her husband, Leo Devereaux, and a person who may be her husband’s sister, Catherine. Aunt Jane called her, “sister Kate”. This page seems to contain photos related to a home Leo and Jane …

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