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Sycamore Illinois School 1892

This damaged photo is from a school in Sycamore, Illinois, about 1892.  Some names can still be read.  And I can see my grandfather, Amos Claycomb, in the second row, 4th from the right.  92 more words


Sycamore Illinois High School Class 1905

The Class of 1905 Sycamore High School, Sycamore, Illinois.  The only person I can identify is my grandfather, Amos Townsend Claycomb, top left.


Grandpa's Diary 1958 - Part 2

Part one is here.
George picked Tom up at Martin in Sioux City A.M.
Opened our gifts – Tom George & I.
Went into hospital 10:30 A.M. 363 more words


Grandpa's Diary 1958 - Part 1

My grandfather, Amos Claycomb, kept diaries for most of his life.  The earliest I have is his 1900 diary when he was 14 years old. 440 more words


Amos Claycomb's Grades University of Illinois Urbana

This is a fine little folder of the grades received by Amos Claycomb at the University of Illinois.  He graduated in 1909.  Please note this should be left on file in the Registrar’s office when not in use by the student.   18 more words


Grandma on the Fence

I like this photo of my grandparents, Ruth and Amos Claycomb.   I think of my grandmother as a stout homebody, not really into outdoor things.  But of course, as a farmer’s wife, she would have been strong and capable.   23 more words


Happy Birthday Tom 1945

Tom is four years old in 1945 and lives in California.  His grandfather, Amos Claycomb, farms in northeast Nebraska.  

Happy Birthday Tom!