Thursday, October 31, 2013
Thursday, October 17, 2013
"An engraved silver set of a covered sugar bowl, creamer, and spooner (for holding teaspoons) was purchased in an antique store in Texas. Through online research and phone calls, it was determined it was a wedding present for Andrew and Maria Ylvisaker, married December 1, 1888. The set was sent to Dolly Ylvisaker in March. Her husband, John, was Andrew and Maria’s grandson." News-Record & Zumbro Shopper
Read the complete article here:
125-year-old wedding gift returns to Zumbrota family
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Sunday, October 13, 2013
I was finally able to locate a death date for Francois Xavier Turgeon by following him in a sequence of city directories for New Bedford, Massachusetts. Listed below in the 1924 New Bedford City Directory is the entry for F. Xavier Turgeon stating that he had died the previous year on January 15.
Also listed are several of his adult children with spouses and occupations.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
John and Sarah (Dean) Clements came to the United States from England with their family in September 1828 and resided in Ohio. They are buried at Kenyon College Cemetery in Gambier, Knox, Ohio.
Wife of John Clements
Died June 5, 1842 Aged 53 Yrs 9 Mo 2 da
Died April 7 1863 Aged 83 Yrs 10 Mo 9 Da
(photos from findagrave.com)