Monthly Archives: March 2022

Happy Birthday William.

Brown-Sanford Line Today, I remember my third-great-grandfather, William M. Sanford. He was born in New York on 30 March 1823. He moved west to Michigan, again west to Indiana, and once more west to North Dakota. He returned to Michigan … Continue reading

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Blackhurst the News — The Driving of Carrier’s Drays

Montran-Barber-Blackhurst Line Transcription & Comments by Don Taylor “In the News” is my reporting of newspapers articles and obituaries regarding ancestors and other relatives I am researching. The information found in newspapers often raises more questions and research areas but … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mercy (Taft) Barnes

Happy Birthday to my 2nd Great-grandmother, Mercy Eliza Taft. On March 27, 1822, she was born in Manhattan, New York. She married Nelson Barnes in 1839 and had nine children. Mercy died on 4 October 1984 in Turman, Indiana, and … Continue reading

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Ethel Wight Collection – Part 73

Kitchen, Knight(2), Konan, & Korpinen Photo Friday Ethel Wight Collection By Don Taylor This week, for Photo Friday, I identify the people in five more envelopes from the Ethel Wight Studio Collection[i]. The envelopes contain the names who paid for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – Ida Mae

24 March 1874 Happy Birthday to my Great-grandmother, Ida Mae Barber. She was born on March 24, 1874, in Michigan. She married Max E. Fisher in 1897, Joseph A Holdsworth in 1904, and Harvey Watson Knight in 1910. Ida died … Continue reading

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