Jane E., wife of Evert Delanoy, was born about 1829 in Tompkins County, New York, according to the 1855 census. She was living in Saugerties, Ulster County, New York at … Continue Reading →
There are a bunch of us genealogists researching John Zufelt Hudson, and we would all like to know who his parents were. We all have the same piece of evidence, … Continue Reading →
What if, after knowing my ancestors only through the few records that survived them, I got to meet one of them? Would I get along with them? I said in … Continue Reading →
The youngest daughter of William Armstrong, named Catherine and called Kate, Katie and perhaps Kitty (that last may have been a mistake on the part of a census taker), spent … Continue Reading →
Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? Is it contingent on a subjective point of view? I think that all of my ancestors are beautiful, even the progenitor of … Continue Reading →
A very happy birthday to my great-grandfather, David Chapman, who would have been 120 today. I wish I could have met him, but he died before I was born. In … Continue Reading →
The Chapmans and Buttons sang together in the Warners Methodist Church Choir; in fact, they made up a large part of the group. This photo was taken in 1944.
(L-R) Maxie button, held by Willie Button, Sharlie (Chapman) Button, David Chapman and Ina (Case) Chapman, Norma (Button) Chapman and Dave Chapman Jr, holding Bonnie Chapman. About 1944.
Relatives of Elizabeth Phillips; not all are known. At left are her parents, Arthur Crawford and Gladys L. (Benedict) Phillips; Elizabeth, Fred Bovee and Roy Bovee are in front. Betty … Continue Reading →
(L-R) Fred Bovee, Betty Jane Phillips, Roy Bovee and Doris Bovee, with their Easter bunnies. About 1928.