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Henry (Cousin)’s namesake and great-grandfather, Henry Taillac was born 100 years ago today. Unfortunately he did not live to see his hundredth birthday, however his wife Virgie will celebrate her 96th on August 30th. 12 more words

Found four reels of 16mm film taken by my great grandfather. Love to see what’s on them.

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These Three Kings of The House of Burgundy

My approach to genealogy isn’t also in a straight path, as this post proves.  I’m jumping all the way back to my 20th great-grandfather, his son, and his grandson, all of whom were Kings of Portugal, from the House of Burgundy. 966 more words


Great-grandfather and son pulled from burning car

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – What could have been a tragedy turned into a story of heroism. A great-grandfather crashed into a power pole, his car burst into flames and he and his grandson were trapped.  392 more words

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Life: My Papa (Great Grandfather)

My Papa was diagnosed with Cancer at the beginning of May. Remember my Vacation?  The main purpose of that vacation was to come visit him before he passes away. 71 more words


When Amma Came To School

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It was a humid summer morning in Bombay. I used to live with my grandparents, but they were out travelling during the vacations. Thus, I was living with my parents then. 1,122 more words


Graphic: 78-year-old great-grandfather attacked by armed thieves at gas station

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – The morning of June 24 was just like any other day for 78-year-old John Faust, until he decided to stop at a San Bernardino gas station. 141 more words