The Week That Was – #22

26 May to 01 June Bonnie & I visited my parents and did a couple of small jobs. Caught a bunny, so my peas are safe for a week. Saturday family wedding for a 1st cousin, once removed… Caption This…. Bonnie, Ted, Donna, and Tom Bonnie & Ted

Frey Family pics

June 10th update! Passing on box of these photos to a daughter-in-law of a Frey that is in some of these photos. I scanned these photos in 2011. I’m involved with this family because my maternal grandmother’s sister married a Frey and my maternal grandfather’s sister married the Frey’s brother. From a box I received. […]

Augustus Alonzo Whittemore

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 […]

Civil War – Eben Corydon Whittemore

Eben Corydon Whittemore 1843–1863 BIRTH 11 JANUARY 1843 DEATH 18 MAY 1863 Was he discharged knowing that he would probably die ten days later? Eben C Whittemore Age at Enlistment:18 Enlistment Date:4 Oct 1861 Rank at enlistment:Private State Served:Maine Was Wounded?:Yes Survived the War?:Yes Service Record:Enlisted in Company E, Maine 10th Infantry Regiment on 04 Oct 1861. […]

Frey Family on Memorial Day

I have family members in my grandparents’ generation marry into the Frey family twice. I’ve scanned a box of photos; here are some for Memorial Day. Melvin Frey, Granville, ND, 1942. Killed in Navy. Edwin Frey, 1942, Granville, ND Allen Frey, Granville, ND

Pre-Memorial Day Road Trip

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 […]

Memorial Day – W. Kendall Johnson

Photos of my father-in-law, Ward Kendall Johnson II who served in Korea. This is the type of plane he served on, don’t have a photo of his; https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Martin_P4M_Mercator

Memorial Day – David Poppke

We’ll start with my dad, David Poppke; he served right after WW II in coastal China. Pics of his ship at https://www.hullnumber.com/crew1.php?cm=LST-855. http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160855.htm https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/USS_Kent_County_(LST-855).html

Ash Wednesday

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. […]

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