Monthly Archives: April 2014

Hannah Beardsley Hulse Swayze

52 Ancestors #17 – Hannah Beardsley (1671-1743) Bio – Hannah Beardsley Jenner Hulse Swayze Hannah is one of those ancestors for whom other people’s research is confusing and conflicting and for whom my research needs to be somewhat daunting.  Pirate Henry … Continue reading

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Florence Wilma Huber Darling (1908-1934)

52 Ancestors #16 – [Florence Wilma Huber Darling (1908-1934) Bio – Florence Wilma Huber Darling Florence Huber Approx. 1924 (Age 16) Florence was born on 23 April, 1908 in Wisconsin, the first child of Johan (John) and Bertha Trümpi Huber.[i] … Continue reading

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“Chin Chin” at the Majestic Theatre – Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada – Jan 7, 1920

Donna & “Chin Chin” Play the Majestic Theatre,” Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada – Jan 7, 1920 Lethbridge Daily HeraldJanuary 3, 1920, Page 5Courtesy: Our Future Our Past Once again, thanks to “Our Future Our Past” and their newspaper archive, we learn that … Continue reading

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Martha Ann Bryan Long (1820-c.1900)

52 Ancestors #15 – Martha Ann Bryan Long (1820-c1900) Bio –Martha Ann Bryan Long (1820-c.1900) Martha Ann Bryan was born on the 24th of April, 1820, the fourth of nine children of John W Bryan and Cherry Price of Martin … Continue reading

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Donna & “Chin Chin” Play “The Grand Theatre,” Calgary, Jan 8-10, 1920

Donna & “Chin Chin” Play “The Grand Theatre,” Calgary, Alberta, Canada -Jan 8-10, 1920 Sometimes a little mention, a tidbit, can open the way into finding a lot of new information. When Donna played in Grand Rapids there was a … Continue reading

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John Montran (c. 1874-bef.1911)

52 Ancestors # 14 – John Montran (c1874-bef. 1911) John Montran is the most mysterious of my ancestors.  My grandmother, Madonna, never spoke of him and I didn’t have the where-with-all to ask her about him before she passed over. … Continue reading

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Henry Brown (c. 1843- c. 1888)

52 Ancestors # 13 – William Henry Brown (1842-c. 1888) Henry Brown is one of the most challenging of my ancestors to follow and figure out. Through the years I have confused him with others on several cases, establishing lines … Continue reading

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