Monthly Archives: November 2014

Bio – Margaret Mary Lamb (1860-c.1927)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 47 – Margaret Mary Lamb (1860-) By – Don Taylor  No Story Too Small It is often said that when you do research it is imperative that you obtain the actual record and … Continue reading

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Donna Darling – May 17-18, 1924 – Babcock Theatre, Billings, MT

Donna Darling in Billings, MT, at the Babcock Theatre – Date: May 17-18, 1924 I’m still looking to find more about Donna’s time in the Spring of 1924. I know she was in Bridgeport, CT in early February but have … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors – Week 45 – Marie C C Raasch (1868-1925)

By – Don Taylor No Story too Small I decided to take a look at a friend’s great grandmother.  I “picked the low-hanging fruit” to see what I could find out.  In my pickings, I start with Ancestry.Com, because I … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago – Arthur Durwood & Mary Elizabeth (Manning) BROWN

100 Years ago – Arthur Durwood Brown (1869-1928) & Mary Elizabeth Manning (1876-1983) Arthur Durwood & Mary Elizabeth Brown One hundred years ago, Arthur Durwood Brown was renting a home with his wife, Mary Elizabeth Manning Brown in Merkel Township, … Continue reading

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Donna in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, at the Walker Theatre – January 19-24, 1920


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Graph by Danny Blair University of Winnipeg Chin Chin plays the Walker Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, January 19-24, 1920 I still don’t know where Donna and the “Chin Chin” company was before they arrived in Winnipeg. The show was in Calgary, January … Continue reading

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DNA, the X Chromosome & Minerva Tolliver Manning

For many years, I have been hearing the stories that my 3rd Great Grandmother, Minerva Tolliver Manning was “Full-Blooded Cherokee.” I’ve never believed it and have written about the possibility of Minerva being Native American a few times before. Please … Continue reading

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Letter of Delores Sarah Brown Pribbenow dated Letter – 4 April 2005.

Amanuensis Monday  Transcript of Letter from Delores Brown Pribbenow I find Facebook to be one of the absolute best resources I’ve ever used for research. A few months ago I was able to “friend” a first cousin once removed. “BLZ’s” … Continue reading

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Donna in Vancouver, BC, Canada, at the Avenue Theater –December 25-27, 1919

Chin Chin Ad – Dec 20, 1919, Page 10 Vancouver (BC) Daily World Source: Newspapers.Com I haven’t found where Donna was before the showing at the Avenue Theater on Christmas Day, 1919. The “Chin Chin” company was in Pendleton, Oregon, … Continue reading

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