Tag: Yournd

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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DNA, Another Step in the Search

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

If 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 and every record available about him and his family in his hometown of …

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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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Lakeview Cemetery, Howell, Michigan Fred and Maybelle Yournd

This entry is part 16 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

Lakeview 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, there may be a military record for Fred. Maxine Yournd, …

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Lakeview Cemetery, Howell, Michigan – Charles and Lena Yournd

This entry is part 15 of 60 in the series Cemeteries

Lakeview 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 I could find out. I found the Yearnd family, spelled …

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Not so Wordless Wednesday

For the most recent scanfest, I scanned photos from a small black leather book.  The book was passed on to me, and had been among my father’s things.  I have been puzzled about the books contents, but I am more convinced now that the photos were taken by my grandparents, William and Winnie (Kaiser) Yearnd.  …

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Names, Places & Most Wanted Faces

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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