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Sucks His Thumb (Roscoe)

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November 1, 1939 - Halloween party

Postmarked London, Ont. Nov 1, 1939. 10 PM

Mrs. Clarence Duck, Morpeth Ontario

23 McKenzie Ave.,
Wed. Nov. 1, 1939.

Dear Folks, -

Seven o’clock and all’s well. 1,065 more words


The Postman’s Snuffbox (Part 1)

While on holiday in London Kenneth Grey Wilson and his wife found a snuffbox owned by a British postman. In trying to find the relatives of this postal worker he came across a few unexpected surprises. 706 more words

Postal History

An Illegitimate Birth in Galicia? Not Necessarily

Certain words have a remarkable way of capturing our attention. The term Illegitimate, if connected to an ancestor, seems to be one of those words that has the potential to wake us up and throw our brains into overdrive. 771 more words


Joseph Greene Wharton, my 2nd great grandfather

In this post I’m stepping back another generation from my post about John Howze Plummer and Eliza Jane Wharton.  As you might have guessed, Eliza Jane is the daughter of Joseph Greene Wharton, my 2nd great grandfather. 408 more words


Witchcraft, Lawyers, and Reverends!

Halloween is creeping up on us!  I thought it appropriate to blog about my ancestors connected to the witch trials. I don’t know about you, but when I hear the term witch craft or witch trials I picture scenes from my favorite Halloween movie Hocus Pocus. 533 more words


More about my great grandfather, John Howze Plummer

I introduced you to John Howze Plummer, my great grandfather, in an earlier post about his first born son, Emsley Donald Plummer.  This post will be an overview of the entire family, including all 10 children. 522 more words