Category Archives: Updates and Corrections

A 1848 Group Land Petition from Waltham, Sheen, Mansfield & Chichester

In 2012, when I traveled to Canada, I visited the Libraries and Archives in Ottawa for one day. Before I went, I of course studied the land petition indexes online at the Libraries and Archives website, and found a very … Continue reading

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The Migrations of Downeys and MacDonalds…

Before I launch into sharing about my dad, Keith’s, growing up and learning the craft of airplane mechanic in the Army Air Corp, I want to go back in time and share additional information that has come to light about … Continue reading

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Cheney High School Honor Roll 1924 & Basketball

The Eastern Washington University has a great newspaper archive and I found these items about the students at Cheney. The February 1924 issue features Jean under the Biology section. Edna is under the English listings.  Miriam has graduated but here … Continue reading

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Nellie (Ellen Elizabeth) McDonald thru the Years!

Nellie passed in May of 1947 which was 12 months before I was born.  I never knew her.  It is well-known in our family that she took on the task of raising R.S.’s children after Grace’s death in 1911. Grace’s … Continue reading

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