Monthly Archives: April 2022

Happy Birthday Samuel Sanford

30 April – Samuel Sanford – #3200 Brown-Sanford Line Today, I remember my 9th Great-grandfather, Samuel Sanford. He was born on 30 April 1643 in Milford, New Haven Colony (Now Connecticut). He died on 27 November 1691 in Connecticut Colony. … Continue reading

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Ethel Wight Collection – Part 78

Lekousi, Lessard, Levesque, & Libby 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 Asa Taft

29 April – Asa Taft – Ancestor# 84 Roberts-Barnes-Taft Line Today, I remember my 4th Great-grandfather, Asa Taft. He was born on 29 April 1774 in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Colony. Asa married Sarah Whitney on 18 September 1794 in Peru, … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 88

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor This week, for Treasure Chest Tuesday, I look at clippings from a page of the Donna Darling Collection. “Plaza – Let’s Go” showed the movie “The U. P. Trail” from Zane Grey’s great novel. … Continue reading

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Deep Dive – Mary Elizabeth Manning Brown (1878-1983) – Part 1

Brown-Mannin(g) Line By Don Taylor After lack of success in finding the mother of my great-grandmother, Mary Elizabeth (Manning) Brown, I decided to do what I call a deep dive. “Grandma Brown” was born in Kentucky, probably in 1876 or … Continue reading

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