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Friday, March 7, 2014
Friday's Faces From the Past: Fearless Females Millie, Marie, & Edith Wolfe, ABT 1917
This is a photograph of the three Wolfe girls: my grandmother, Sara Melzina "Millie" ...
Monday, March 3, 2014
Matrilineal Motivation Monday: Fearless Female Blogging Prompts
I am delighted that the awesome Thomas MacEntee , guru of Geneabloggers , asked me if he could us...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: Frederick Massmann and Cardinal Mundelein, May 30, 1932
The man on the far left of this photograph of the dedication ceremony for Holy Name Technical Sch...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: Sara, Lizzie, and Gerrie, 1970s
My maternal grandmother Sara Melzina Wolfe Guokas Archibald, my maternal great aunt Elizabeth &qu...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Tombstone Tuesday: Lizzie Guokas Sayers and Family in Rosewood Cemetery, Humble, Texas
From the upper left corner, counter-clockwise: my great aunt Elizabeth "Lizzie" Wan...
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Sentimental Sunday: Elizabeth "Lizzie" Wanda Guokas Johnson Sayers, 1901-1980
This is a picture of my maternal grandfather, Charles Peter Guokas Jr. (1903-1967), with his big ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Tombstone Tuesday: Jacob Shelton, 1822 -1874 (not 1870)
photo by Bob Taylor via FindAGrave.com ; used with permission The tombstone of Jacob Shelton ,...
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Black Sheep? Sunday: Jacob Shelton, 1822 - ABT 1874
Jacob Shelton, my great- great-great-grandfather on my mother's side, was born in Alabama i...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: Happy 85th Birthday, Dad! (yesterday)
My dad, Frederick Henry Pape, about 1934, around age 5. This is a black-and-white photograph tha...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Tombstone Tuesday: Annie Palmer, "The White Witch of Rose Hall" in Jamaica - or NOT
Breathless at the so-called tomb of Annie Mary Paterson Palmer Although the tour guides at...
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