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Small glimpses of my Great Grandfather

A greeting from his sister Caroline for his Confirmation 1880

A greeting from his sister Caroline for his Confirmation 1880

Confirmation card from William’s sister Caroline, 4 April 1880 at Holmen’s Church… 757 more words

Family History

The Lincoln Farm Association

Membership Certificate of my great grandfather William Means who lived in Machias, Maine.

June 17th, 1907

“You have this day been enrolled as an honorary member of the Lincoln Farm Association a patriotic organization formed by American citizens for the purpose of preserving as a National Park the farm on which Abraham Lincoln was born.  168 more words



Bendicion by Kori – Written 1/10/2017

I know that without her, you cannot exist.

I know you never feared death and asked for it to come. 84 more words


My Drummer boy

In my last post I mentioned my great-grandfather Thomas Alfred Oakes was a private with the 6th Cheshire regiment and how because of him I got my middle name. 310 more words

Family History

Thursday Throwback - Charles A Temple

This is my mother’s mother’s father – Charles A Temple. He was born without a middle name so he chose A because it made his initials CAT. 117 more words

Photo Post

Thursday Throwback - Joseph Berry Bradford

Joseph Berry Bradford, my great-grandfather. A very small picture cropped from a group shot of a man who I know little about. First I’ll have to be honest, my great-grandmother was his mistress and later his wife. 131 more words

Photo Post

2016-011-30doh Thirty Days of Haiga ~ Day 11: Old Dog and Butterfly Grandparents

old dog
waiting at the gate

lightly touching my arm

As a side note: I write my haiku beneath the haiga as well only because I know on some devices the image itself may be small, making the haiku difficult to read. 171 more words

Rick Daddario