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 – 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. […]

Hello and About Me

This is an introductory post about me. Reason for this website Social media is despicable. Behavior modification and censorship will pretty much cover their sins. Facebook is a poor place to store information, but a great way to distribute. Post stuff here and share via email and social media if needed. I also have over […]

Writing Encore

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 […]

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