Tag Archives: John Montran

John F Montran (c.1867-c.1897)

John F. Montran This has been a really good week for me. I continued working on my great grandfather, John Montran.   John F. Montran & Ida Birth Registry entry.Michigan, Births, 1867-1902  Dept. of Vital Records, (Lansing, MI, )  https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQFY-FWL. I learned his … Continue reading

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Walls – Paper or Brick | John Montran – (b-186?/7? – d. Bef 1911) – BM-14

Walls – Paper or Brick? Rice Paper WallsPhoto by Matt Litt via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) We all have our genealogical walls. Often, we don’t know if a particular wall is a brick wall or a paper wall. It might be 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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Bio – Ida Mae Barber (1874-1953)

52 Ancestors #11 – Ida Mae Barber (Montran) (Fisher) (Holdsworth) (Knight) (1874-1953) When I decided to look at Ida Mae’s life I realized that my source work regarding Ida Mae was woefully inadequate.  Most of the work I did regarding … Continue reading

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