Wednesday, November 4, 2015

4 Nov 1918 Marraige Record for Creed Casteel & Rose Welcheck

Creed Clayton Casteel
son of James Polk & Arra Amanda (Bacon) Casteel
Rose Treasa Welcheck
daughter of Stephen & Margaret (Busch) Welcheck
of Cleveland, Ohio,
were married on 4 November 1918 in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

1819 Baptism Record for Narcisse Lambert

Narcisse Lambert 
b. Nov 1819 
Son of Francois & Marie-Anne (Lamothe) Lambert
Baptized on 3 November 
Louiseville, Quebec

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Some Costume Inspiration

Halloween's coming...
Here's some costume ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
The 'telephone' costume is sure to be a winner.

Weldon's Fancy Dress 
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Friday, October 2, 2015

Occupation: Stevedore

A stevedore is a skilled dock worker specializing in the task of loading and unloading a ship; placing cargo carefully in the hold to ensure the ship will remain stable at sea and not list or capsize due to an imbalance in the hold while keeping it in the proper order to accommodate unloading at different ports. The process of loading and unloading could involve rigging and tackle to hoist cargo into the hold and the building and placement of planks and gangways.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

A Victim of the Great Influenza Pandemic

Cousin Robert Francis Wachalac
son of Joseph & Mary (Vlcek) Wachalac

U.S., Adjutant General Military Records, 1631-1976

Buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery
Saginaw Co., Michigan
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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Most Interesting Land Record Find

This 1780 Henry County, Virginia, land record for 5th G-Grandfather Reuben Nance has two fun facts:
First, it was issued by Thomas Jefferson, then Governor of Virginia;
and second, it is dated 4th of July.

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 It was especially nice that it is recorded in the deed book on one single page.
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Saturday, July 25, 2015

1783 Burial Record for M.Marguerite (Cardinal) Dupuis

Marie Marguerite Cardinal b.1752 
daughter of  Francois Paul Cardinal & Marguerite Perras
Married Rene Dupuis on 12 Feb 1770 at St-Constant Laprairie (Quebec)
Died 28 Aug 1783
Buried 29 August 1783 
St-Philippe, Laprairie

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

Vaughn E. Calhoon of Normal, Illinois

Vaughn E. Calhoon
Son of Alvin Otis & Grace Susan (Casteel) Calhoon

The Pantagraph, 9 Aug 1949

Buried in Park Hill Cemetery
Bloomington, McLean, Illinois

This is the same cemetary where his parents are buried.
(photos from findagrave)

Grace Susan is the daughter of 
James P and Arra A (Bacon) Casteel
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Friday, June 26, 2015

Creed C. Casteel of Ohio

Creed Clayton Casteel
son of James Polk and Arra Amanda (Bacon) Casteel
Born 6 March 1893 in Hettick,  Illinois
Resided in Newbury, Ohio
Died 15 July 1959 in El Paso, Texas

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Newspaper: El Paso Herald
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Buried in Newbury Center Cemetery, Newbury Township, Ohio
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