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Funeral Friday #4 ~ Albert Herman Kautz Funeral Card

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Since I have scanned so many funeral cards and obituary's lately I have decided to post these items on Fridays, hence the title Funeral Friday. Some of these may not actually pertain to my family, however I wish to share what I have as they may be helpful to someone. Unfortunately, most of the newspaper obits do not list a date of print nor the title of the newspaper. I will try to give location and dates that may be helpful as I can.





Memorial Record For Friends and Relatives of
ALBERT HERMAN KAUTZ
Born December 5, 1887
Entered into rest January 9, 1963
Funeral Services at
Bethany Lutheran Church Bluegrass, Minn.
Date of Service Saturday, January 12, 1963 2:00 P. M.
Officiant Rev. Olaf Cartford
Laid To Rest Wadena Cemetery Wadena, Minn.
The Twenty Third Psalm is written on the left inside of the card. Albert Herman Kautz is my grand uncle in law.

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 Copyright © 2010 Cheryl Palmer

Wordless Wednesday ~ Hearst Castle Pool

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Hearst Castle pool, California. Abt. 2003 Digital Image taken by Cheryl Palmer [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE] California. 2010
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ Edward Lagorio

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Edward Lagorio was born on September 8, 1908 and died on December 2, 2003. He was my daughter's Great Grand Uncle. Here is the obit from the Alameda-Times Star, dated December 5, 2003. This photo was taken by me September 20, 2009

Edward Lagorio 1908-2003 A resident of San Leandro for 55 years, died peacefully at his home at the age of 95, with his family at his side, on December 2. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Frances (Alberti) Lagorio and his son, Edward R. Lagorio. Loving father of Beverly Sereda and husband, Robert; cherished grandfather of Kathleen Glaub (John), Robert E. Sereda, II (Laura), Carl and Christopher Sereda, and Claire and David Sereda. Dearest great-grandfather of Lisa and Michelle Sereda, and Kristen and Karl Glaub. Before an early retirement, Ed was a successful Oakland businessman and partner of Lagorio Bros. Wholesale Produce Co. for 30 years. During that time, Ed and his brother Tony Lagorio also farmed acreage on Bay Farm Island, Alameda. Ed was a…

This Memory Monday Via Facebook!

Facebook is where you hook up with family and friends. Of course, for us genealogists we do some networking, the same as with Twitter, and hope to find a new relative or two. I can excitedly say I have done just that, met cousins I hadn't previously known, through Facebook. One such cousin in particular that I met on Facebook led me to another cousin which has been an amazing cousin connection for me. I have been collecting information and photos from this cousin almost weekly. I am thrilled that I am able to share with her a bit finally too, as all of the recent scanning I have been working on pertains to this same family. 


But, getting back to Facebook...about a week ago I received a message via Facebook from a past school mate. We shared most of our school years at the same schools. When I read the message he sent I had to laugh out loud. This person reminded me of something I had long forgotten! The header to the mail read ~


 "Captain Fleming" 

Then it reads~

"Lol.…

The Civil War… in Oklahoma? ~ Part 4

It is unknown which route was taken for the exodus. It could have been the route by Twin Mountains or the route along Black Beaver Road. Because Chisholm had a trading post at Council Grove and he returned there to Indian Territory at the end of the war with goods, probably via a trail which marked by the Black River Route, it has been assumed this was the route taken. Either way it is clear the confederates moved the "loyals" to the furthest west point of Indian Civilization. Pleading for reinforcements were going on at Beaver Creek after the Yahola exodus.

A spokesman for the "loyal" Creeks spoke at the end of the war with the US government explaining that they tried to keep their safety by moving west. Eight years after this a US agent to the Cherokees informed the commissioner of Indian Affairs "They tried to avoid a fight, to make their way peacefully to the Union army in Kansas by a far western route."

In the late 1930's elderly Creeks stated th…

Funeral Friday #3 ~ Anton Kern Obit

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Since I have scanned so many funeral cards and obituary's lately I have decided to post these items on Fridays, hence the title Funeral Friday. Some of these may not actually pertain to my family, however I wish to share what I have as they may be helpful to someone. Unfortunately, most of the newspaper obits do not list a date of print nor the title of the newspaper. I will try to give location and dates that may be helpful as I can.
I believe this may have been printed in the Wadena Pioneer Journal, exact date unknown.

Anton Kern

Funeral services were held at St. Hubert's church at Blue Grass Friday for Anton Kern, Sr., prominent farmer, saw-mill and threshing machine operator since 1880, who died Tuesday at his home. Rev. Van Rooey officiated. Six of his grandchildren were pall-bearers--Clement, Edward, Jerome, Ernest, Herman, and Martin Kern.

Mr. Kern is survived by his invalid wife and thirteen children, all of whom were present at the funeral except three daughters who ar…

Those Places Thursday ~ A Sanchez Home

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Sanchez home. March 2007. Hayward, California. Digital Image taken by Cheryl. [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE] California. 2010

This was a surprise picture I ran across that I forgot I had. The Sanchez home was one of the houses my maternal grandparents lived in. This picture was taken in 2007 but my grandparents lived here about forty three years prior to this. Even though it has only been about three years since I took this picture, when I came across it again it looked so unfamiliar. Of course it wasn't labeled properly (remember to label those pictures as soon as possible so you don't forget their dates and or places) and it took me awhile to figure out where this house was located. I knew it belonged to the correct family, but I did want to place it in the wrong city at first. Thank goodness for Google, I looked the house up on the street where I thought it belonged, and came up with almost the exact image, so I knew I was correct. 
I have one major memory of this location. One da…

Wordless Wednesday ~ Archives of the United States of America

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Archives of the United States of America. Date October 2007. New York. Digital Image by Cheryl. Privately held by Cheryl [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE] California, 2010.
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Copyright © 2010 By Cheryl Palmer

Santini for Tombstone Tuesday

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Harry Santini's Headstone is in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward. I came across this stone one day when I was visiting and looking for family headstones. The surname Santini is in my daughter's family history, so I took this photo. My daughter's great grandmother was Eva Santini born in California in 1894. Could Harry be Eva's brother? Maybe he was her cousin? Santini isn't a very common name so I tend to think there is a relationship there. I will be looking into this!




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Copyright © 2010 By Cheryl Palmer

Those Places Thursday ~ Grandpa Fleming's Gas Station

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The year was about 1939. The location: Odessa, Texas. This is the gas station my grandfather owned. I don't have much in the way of detail about how long he owned it or how he ended up in Texas at the stage of his life with two young children. I was just told he owned this station.


I love this picture, the close up showing the gas pumps. Aren't they great? Everything so small. The hoses next to the poles look like water and air hoses to me. Unfortunately, I couldn't zoom in on the pumps enough to see the price of gas but I did look at wiki.answers.com and found in 1930 a gallon of gas was 10 cents and by 1939 a gallon of gas was 10 cents. Now, why can't we have those kinds of prices and increases?

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Copyright © 2010 By Cheryl Palmer

Wordless Wednesday ~ Sign

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Copyright © 2010 By Cheryl Palmer

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Find A Grave

This Tombstone Tuesday I wanted to share something a little different than a tombstone picture. Recently I commented that I have belonged to Find A Grave for about a year now. This is a wonderful site to belong to. I belong as a contributer, and because I belong as a contributer there is something that has been bothering me.

The reason I joined Find A Grave was to CONTRIBUTE! For over a year now, I have not contributed. Guess it bothered me enough to bring it to the top of my priority list because I have now finally made some contributions!

I think what prompted me more than anything was that I met a cousin online who contributes regularly to Find A Grave. She gave me the encouragement to start. For some reason I was nervous about it, and I have yet to figure out why! Anyway, before I even made an actual contribution, this cousin turned over two of her entries to me to manage! She gave me my grandparents entries. I had no choice but to make some entries so I could learn how everything…

A Mother's Day Poem

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A Mother's Day PoemAnonymous

Another Mother's Day is here,
Bringing joy and pleasures new,
On this special day, Mother dear,
I want to remember you

I cannot give you costly gifts,
And I've told you this before,
No matter what I give to you,
You give back much, much more

I'm giving you a pure, sweet rose,
Gathered in the early morn,
This rose you planted in my heart,
The day that I was born

In kindly, loving thoughts of you,
And with the faith you still impart,
The rose I give to you today,
Is the love that's in my heart

Wishing all mother's a beautiful Mother's Day!
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Copyright © 2010 By Cheryl Palmer

SNGF with our Matrilineal Line

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun has been presented over at Randy's Genea-Musings. This week he asks us to:  
"1) List your matrilineal line - your mother, her mother, etc. back to the first identifiable mother. Note: this line is how your mitochondrial DNA was passed to you!

2) Tell us if you have had your mitochondrial DNA tested, and if so, which Haplogroup you are in.

3) Post your responses on your own blog post, in Comments to this blog post, or in a Note or status line on Facebook."

Here's mine:
a. Cheryl Palmer b. Annette Neva Harding (1936-2001) Married Lundberg, Brelsford and Fleming c. Madie Jessie Miner (1906-1993) Married Demoss, Hills, Harding, Sanchez d. Gladys Amy Richmond (1885- 1944) Married Miner e. Louise Jennie Hatch (1858-1930) Married Richmond f. Nancy Amy Gilbert (1833-1900) Married Hatch

I have not had a mitochondrial DNA test done. There could be reason however for me to have one done in the future.
Thanks Randy for another week of fun!

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Chit Chat

Time to settle in with your favorite beverage of choice and join me for a little Chit Chat...

About a month ago I shared with you that a new cousin and I found each other. Terry O'Connell of Finding Our Ancestors is my cousin. Terry informed me that there was someone else in the GeneaBlogging world who descends through the Richmond line. I had a feeling who it was, as I had thought about it before, that we must be related. At the time this person was on vacation and then had to play catch up upon returning. I waited awhile upon his return from vacation and then sent him a message. My other new cousin? Why Randy Seaver from Genea-Musings! It is an added bonus when you find out the new cousin is a GeneaBlogger too! We each descend from John Richmond (1594-1664) who is my nineth ggrandfather. Always fun finding new cousins! I would like to thank Terry for getting me up to speed on how Randy fit in the tree. I really need to spend more time on Genealogy Wise which is apparently where …

Funeral Friday #2 ~ Robert L. Marshall Funeral Card

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Since I have scanned so many funeral cards and obituary's lately I have decided to post these items on Fridays, hence the title Funeral Friday. Some of these may not actually pertain to my family, however I wish to share what I have as they may be helpful to someone. Unfortunately, most of the newspaper obits do not list a date of print nor the title of the newspaper. I will try to give location and dates that may be helpful as I can.




In Memory Of Robert L. Marshall Born June 16, 1891 Entered Into Res October 18, 1971 Services Thursday - October 21, 1971 2 P.M. Faith Baptist Church Officiating Pastor Ray Lindholm Pianist Mrs. Russell Carter Soloist Mr. Russell Carter Selections 'The Old Rugged Cross' 'How Great Thou Art' Pallbearers Charles Lord     Donald Zeller Donald Fearn     Dr. Vern Shuckhart Dale Pike      Russell Wilcox Internment Blue Grass Cemetery Arrangements Jones Funeral Home Park Rapids, Minnesota


Scripture from John 3:16 is written on the left inside of the card. As of this da…

Footnote Newspaper Archive Free in May

Footnote's Newspaper Archive is free for the month of May! You have the rest of this month to go crazy looking for those newspaper articles you may have been missing! Head on over, dig in, and then share what you have found with us! Here is the link:

Footnote Newspapers Archive


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Copyright © 2010 By Cheryl Palmer

Those Places Thursday ~ What Did We Do?

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I ran across this photo when I was wondering what I would post for this weeks "Those Places Thursday."  This picture is in the first photo album I ever put together. Yes, I was a part of this mischievous mess! A girlfriend of mine had a slumber party directly across the street from this house for her birthday. I don't remember how many of us there were at this party. And, when was it you ask? Well, relating this picture with a few other photos involving the same people, I am thinking we were probably in middle school when this took place.

It is kind of funny as I really don't remember doing this, but I do remember we had to go the next day and clean it up! That was the deal my friend's parents made with us if we wanted to go TP'ing. We must have been been in early middle school years, most of the time when you went TP'ing, you went in the middle of the night and no one knew you left! That was half the fun, sneaking out!

This is the only picture I have of …

Wordless Wednesday ~ Westby

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Copyright © 2010 By Cheryl Palmer

Acknowledgement and Thanks!

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With a third of this year having passed us by so quickly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many people who have left comments on my blog so far this year! Bloggers appreciate healthy, positive, helpful and constructive comments. Comments encourage us to continue blogging and sometimes may even give us ideas for a future post. It shows us that people appreciate your thoughts, work, time and energy used towards blogging. 


I have made a list of each person who has commented on my blog, hopefully I haven't left anyone out. If I have, please accept my sincere apologies and let me know!  Many of these people have left more than one comment here on Heritage Happens. I want you all to know that I really do appreciate the time you take to leave your comments here on my blog. 


While making this list, I decided to log how many times each of these people below have commented this year on my blog. I have had comments sent to me that were not posted on my blog also, but I am not…