Author Archives: Don Taylor

Donna Darling Collection – Part 96

Two clippings and three photos Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Thursday, I’m looking at two clippings and three photos from two pages of the Donna Darling Collection. Clipping 1 First is a clipping showing … Continue reading

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Galusha, Ryder, Salamone, Sawyer

This week, I identified six people from five photo sets:
Elizabeth R Galusha, circa 1935,
Richard Scott Ryder, circa 1935.
Anne Salamone, circa 1935,
Ralph Salamone, circa 1935,
Carleen Sawyer & Marguerite Sawyer (née Weymouth), circa 1935. Continue reading

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Ancestor Sketch – Harriet Marilla Robinson [Welch]

Welch-Harris Project Welch-Robinson Line By Don Taylor When Harriet Marilla Robinson was born on 20 December 1861 in Limington, Maine, her father, David, was 24, and her mother, Malinda, was 23. She married Albert Wesley Welch in 1876. They had … Continue reading

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Carlstrom, Rowell, Roy, Rush, & Ryder

This week, I identified four of five people in my photo sets:
Virginia Carlstrom, circa 1936.
Sylvia Rowell, circa 1935.
Hilda V. Rush, Queens Hospital, Portland, ME, circa 1935.
Dorothy Ryder, circa 1934.
I also tentatively identified Aline Roy circa 1935, but I am not confident in the identification. Continue reading

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Donna & Columbia Theater – In the News (once again)

Donna Darling & Girls at the Columbia Theater, Columbia, MO, on Sept 21 & 22, 1925. Donna in the News by Don Taylor “Donna in the News” reports newly found newspaper articles and advertisements regarding my grandmother, Madonna Montran (aka … Continue reading

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