Category Archives: Genealogy Research Trips

Crew Chief, Chanute Field Air Corps: 1935 to 1936

It was always a puzzle why Keith never learned to fly an airplane. However, he could taxi an aircraft which was part of his job as a Crew Chief as long as he was rated for it.  As Crew Chief, … Continue reading

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The Summer and Fall of 1929 – McGoldrick Lumber Company and the Great Northern Railroad

Apparently, graduating from high school did not slow Keith down.  He took a job even before he graduated and he also went to night school. About May of 1929, he was working as a mill hand with the McGoldrick Lumber … Continue reading

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Keith and the move to Spokane City about 1925…

The family once again moved about 1925 and settled in Spokane, the city. Their house was very close to Felts Air Field, which I visited in 2002.  They didn’t have a museum at the airfield but in one of the … Continue reading

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Land Transactions involving Alexander J. McDonell of Chichester, 1874 to 1884

Three land transactions took place involving an Alexander J. McDonell.  They took place in 1874, 1880 and then again in 1884. Written on the left side panel: No. 3512 Deposited and entered the seventeeth day of September Eighteen hundred and … Continue reading

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