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Jul. 18th, 2017 02:58 pm
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My maternal great-granduncle Orrin Elmont "Orrie" Gatchell was born 18 Jul 1879 in Mifflin Township, Wyandot County, Ohio to laborer Phillip Moore Gatchell and former teacher Florence Ada Gatchell (née Kelley), moved with his family to Center Township, Smith County, Kansas circa 1884--to White Salmon, Klickitat County, Washington circa 1891--and to Fruitvale, Yakima County, Washington circa 1899, married Lulu M. Henry circa 1910, had 1 son with her, divorced by 1930, died 1 Jun 1950 in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington at the age of 70, and buried at Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima. His occupations included dairyman, fruit farmer, and sheep shearer.

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Jul. 13th, 2017 04:49 pm
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My maternal 3rd-great-granduncle Jacob West was born 13 Jul 1844 in Seneca Township, Guernsey County (now Noble County), Ohio to farmer James West and Rachel West (née Mealman), moved to Montrose Township, Lee County, Iowa with his family by 1849, moved to Polk Township, Sullivan County, Missouri with his family by 1860, married Mary Frances McNeece 7 Mar 1869 in Sullivan County, Missouri, had 6 children with her, died of influenza 16 May 1926 in Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri at the age of 81, and buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Milan. He was a farmer.

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Jul. 11th, 2017 04:30 pm
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Day 48 of my family's 1992 road trip. Home at last. The end.

http://92taba.blogspot.com/1992/07/11-july-1992-helena-montana-to-mercer.html

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Jul. 10th, 2017 04:14 pm
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Day 47 of my family's 1992 road trip, spent in Yellowstone National Park. Also, an encounter with the law.

http://92taba.blogspot.com/1992/07/10-july-1992-bozeman-montana-to-helena.html

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Jul. 10th, 2017 03:53 pm
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My maternal 3rd-great-grandfather Hiram Haines Gatchell was born 10 Jul 1821 in Cadiz Township, Harrison County, Ohio to farmer Jacob B. Gatchell and Lydia Gatchell (née Workman), married Sarah Moore 7 Sep 1841 in Cadiz Township, had 9 children with her, moved to Crawford County, Ohio with his family by 1844 (that section of Crawford County became Mifflin Township, Wyandot County, Ohio in 1845), widowered in 1887, died 9 Jan 1893 in Mifflin Township at the age of 71, and buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Crane Township, Wyandot County, Ohio. He was a farmer.

My paternal grandaunt Ethel Louise McNeill (née Dee) was born 10 Jul 1910 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to Irish Canadian barber William Edward Anthony Dee and Scottish-born former domestic servant Ethel Jackson Dee (née Mackintosh), emigrated to the US (The Bronx, Bronx County, New York) with her family in 1916, married sugar refinery worker George Sylvester McNeill Sr. 13 Apr 1934 in New York, New York County, New York, had 1 son with him, lived in Whippany, Morris County, New Jersey until her husband retired and they moved to Naples, Collier County, Florida in the 1970s, widowed in 1999, and died 5 May 2005 in Lutz, Hillsborough County, Florida at the age of 94. She was an interior decorator and an amateur poet. Religion: Catholic.

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Jul. 9th, 2017 03:48 pm
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Day 46 of my family's 1992 road trip. Donkeys, Mt. Rushmore, Deadwood, and Little Bighorn.

http://92taba.blogspot.com/1992/07/9-july-1992-rapid-city-south-dakota-to.html

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Jul. 8th, 2017 03:22 pm
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Day 45 of my family's 1992 road trip, into the Badlands and a stop at Wall Drug Store.

http://92taba.blogspot.com/1992/07/8-july-1992-sioux-falls-south-dakota-to.html

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Jul. 7th, 2017 03:53 pm
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Day 44 of my family's 1992 road trip, the final leg of the journey begins.

http://92taba.blogspot.com/1992/07/7-july-1992-milan-missouri-to-sioux.html
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