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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Treasure Chest Thursday My Collection Of Family Photos

One of my most loved treasures is the collection of family photos I have of my ancestors. Most are on my mother's side of the family, but thanks to my aunt Alice I have photos and copies of photos of some of the family.
This darling picture is of my grandfather William H Day 1889 - 1964. He is so adorable with his sweet smile. He was the first child of William A 1867 - 1920 and Carrie ( Lockwood) Day 1870 - 1946. This picture would of been taken in the about 1892 in Ortonville Minnesota. Photographer was Carlson.


This photo has grandpa and grandma Day, in front is me in front of grandpa, my cousin Bonnie, sister Mary and in the front is cute little Cheryl. This was taken some time in the late 1950's at their home.
I adored my grandpa Bill and grandma Grace and to this day miss them terribly. Grandpa was so cute right up to his last days.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday Remember Flavious and Anne Millsap of Kansas




For Tombstone Tuesday this week I am featuring the Tombstone of Flavious and Anne (Woodmansee) Millsap. On the tombstone is written F. A. and Annie. I was able to find this through http://www.findagrave.com/ . They are buried at the Syracuse cemetery, in Syracuse, Kansas.

Flavious and Annie are one of my great great grandparents on my father's side of the family.

Flavious was born the 10th of November 1832 in Bedford, Indian to William Bella and Elizabeth (McGuyer) Millsap. William passed away the 10th of April 1910 in Syracuse, Kansas.
Anna Woodmansee was born the 10 of July 1841 in Jackson, Green County, Missouri to James White and Rachel (Burrell) Woodmansee. She passed away the 02nd of July 1904 in Syracuse, Hamilton county, Kansas.

Flavious and Anna were married the 01 September 1857. To this marriage were born 10 children.

Rachel Ann 1862 - 1945 my great grandmother
Mary Elizabeth 1864 -1950
George 1867
James 1870
Armenious 1873
John R 1874
Susan 1876
Eula 1878
Carl 1880
Ora 1833 - 1968