Category Archives: Kingston

Exploring the Family Home..93 year old costume…

I found this in a trunk..and I thought I had seen it before…and remembered  this photo….. 93 year old costume…wow!  I also have the journal in which my gran prepares for this event…she sews this herself…amazing

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A Cable from the Front February 1, 1917

Great Gran’s Journal Feb 2, 1917 I was a very happy person when I went into town Wednesday 31st.  I had just received a letter from Guy(her son).  That was great joy of itself and in Guy’s letter were these … Continue reading

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Researching the Family

Doing research on the family- the truth is more tragic than I thought.  I am having some challenge finding Great Gran Gamsby’s age.  Her parents were married in 1844, and on her marriage announcement she is entitled the eldest daughter … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards of 1887

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Christmas 1917

2/12/17 Dear Margorie, The Frenchmen all rave about these xmas cards. I received your nice long letter telling me about  your trip to New York. I will write in a few days.  Hope you  and your mother have a pleasant … Continue reading

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