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Friday, July 24, 2015
Friday's Faces From the Past: Happy Cousins Day!
Today, July 24, is Cousins Day! I have 23 wonderful first cousins, all on my dad's side of th...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Tombstone Tuesday: Fordham Family, Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kansas
photo by Kyle Abbott via FindAGrave.com ; used with permission A kind FindAGrave volunteer qui...
Monday, July 13, 2015
Mystery Monday: What Happened to John Fordham?
The Dick Smith Library (where I work) serves as a Regional Historical Resources Depository for ...
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Sibling Saturday: In New Braunfels, ABT 1965
A New Braunfels, Texas, native e-mailed me today about a post I did four years ago about our fami...
Friday, July 3, 2015
Friday's Faces From the Past: Louise Cheney Auer, 1905-1976
Louise Cheney in the 1924 Trinity University Mirage yearbook, page 66 - available via http://li...
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Surname Saturday: Shelton Family Reunion - MISSED! And a Blogging Hiatus
My Shelton heritage, left to right: GGG-grandfather Jacob Shelton (1822-1874), GG-grandfather Le...
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Sentimental Sunday: Happy Father's Day! Dad, Mom, Karen, and Me, 1959
Karen, Gerrie, Fred, and Amanda Pape, 1959, at 7913 Cedel, Houston, Texas © Amanda Pape - 201...
Monday, June 15, 2015
Military Monday: DR Ahead - "Get That Drift Down to a Gnat's ___ !!!!"
After my dad, Fred Pape, came back from Korea in March 1953, he was assigned back to Ellington Ai...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
(Not-So-) Wordless Wednesday: Shelton Family Reunion on June 27!
Mom's first cousin Edith Carole just e-mailed me to tell me the Shelton Family Reunion is...
Friday, June 5, 2015
Friday's Faces From the Past: Fred Pape, Jim Bayes, and Forrest Hicks, April 1952
Cropped from the Ellington Air Force Base Class 52-05 Navigator graduation photo , April 1952, f...
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