OSHER WHY THE CIVIL WAR STILL MATTERS CIVIL WAR SERVICE OF MY GREAT GRANDFATHER HUE L. SHORT & MY WIFE’S GREAT GRANDFATHER WILLIAM M. GANNON Gene Yeates January 2019 INTRODUCTION I plan to spend about 15 minutes today covering the topics shown on the screen. Some background. I first met Roland Kuchel over ten years […]
1874 – 1951 “Con Short in Oklahoma” Note the two dogs! Writing on the back: Con Short in car on plateau. Writing on the front: Dad’s first car – J.I. Case.
1820 – 1885 Augustus Alonzo Whittemore is the g-g-g-g-grandfather to my children. Augustus Alonzo Whittemore = Lavella Augustus Whittemore = Arthur Augustus Whittemore = Edith Esther Whittemore = Anne Whittemore Short = Connie Sue Johnson = our children. I’ll write more about this person later, right now I just want to talk about his final […]
Known as Dr. Dad, served in the medical corp in WW I
Mercer, Turtle Lake, Mercer, McClusky, Farm, Denoff, Goodrich, Wing, Fairview Cemetery First stop was the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, south of Mercer. My g-g-grandparents are buried inside the fence and their son, my g-grandparents are in the foreground. Zion Lutheran Cemetery Turtle Lake Cemetery Turtle Lake Cemetery. Took a photo of my grandmother’s brother but forgot […]
Photos of my father-in-law, Ward Kendall Johnson II who served in Korea. This is the plane he served on; https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Martin_P4M_Mercator
Ash Wednesday is big in the Episcopal Church, which is a small “c” catholic church. Personally, I enjoy the service partly because it’s mid week and is a big change from the Sunday morning routine. The service really changed for me in the last several years. I don’t remember Ash Wednesday in 2016 or 2018. […]
Hello, I’m back with my writing encore. This domain was down for over a year and now it’s up so I can write outside of the evil social media giants. A six month break from all social media! Dumped some platforms forever! Social media is limited to niche uses. Blood Donation I was donating blood […]