Saturday, July 25, 2015

1783 Burial Record for M.Marguerite (Cardinal) Dupuis


Marie Marguerite Cardinal b.1752 
daughter of  Francois Paul Cardinal & Marguerite Perras
Married Rene Dupuis on 12 Feb 1770 at St-Constant Laprairie (Quebec)
Died 28 Aug 1783
Buried 29 August 1783 
St-Philippe, Laprairie

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Vaughn E. Calhoon of Normal, Illinois


Vaughn E. Calhoon
Son of Alvin Otis & Grace Susan (Casteel) Calhoon

The Pantagraph, 9 Aug 1949


Buried in Park Hill Cemetery
Bloomington, McLean, Illinois

This is the same cemetary where his parents are buried.
(photos from findagrave)

Grace Susan is the daughter of 
James P and Arra A (Bacon) Casteel
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Friday, June 26, 2015

Creed C. Casteel of Ohio


Creed Clayton Casteel
son of James Polk and Arra Amanda (Bacon) Casteel
Born 6 March 1893 in Hettick,  Illinois
Resided in Newbury, Ohio
Died 15 July 1959 in El Paso, Texas


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Newspaper: El Paso Herald
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Buried in Newbury Center Cemetery, Newbury Township, Ohio
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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Flag Day



National Museum of American History - Kenneth E. Behring Center

Click HERE to learn more online 
or visit the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Ruth Freeman Welcheck of Ohio - Problem Solved.


I was searching for Ruth (Freeman) Welcheck, the spouse of John J Welcheck.  I last saw the couple in the 1920 census.  Then nothing more on Ruth  (John dies Feb 1930 and their son is residing with the Welcheck grandparents in 1930 census).
Then, finally, I locate a short legal notice in a 1931 newspaper referencing Ruth Tishel formerly Welcheck, and with that clue I was able to find the following:

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A lot of questions are answered in just this one record.
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

1689 Morris / Bom Marriage Announcement


From the 1689 Philadelphia Quaker Monthly Meeting Minutes:

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Marriage intentions of Agnes (Moij) Bom, widow of Cornelius Bom,
 to Anthony Morris;
both of residents of Philadelphia
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

A Birth Date Calculator


Here is a handy tool to help determine birth date when only the age at death and the date of death are known.


         click here: 
 Birth Date Calculator

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wedding Wednesday: Burton Casteel & Jennie Atrim - 28 April 1910


A Beautifully  Simple Wedding


The Daily Review (Decatur, Illinois) 30 April 1910
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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Eli & Apoline (Caron) Robillard of Connecticut


Eli Robillard b.1861
son of Pierre & Philanese (Ducharme) Robillard

married Pauline (Apoline) Caron  c.1888




Buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery in New London, Connecticut

(findagrave.com)