Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Photo of the Day

This is a photo from my paternal aunt's wedding day on 27 November 1970.  She is posing in her family's living room in New Castle, Delaware with her maternal aunt, who was standing in as the mother of the bride, because her mother had died nearly two months before her wedding day.  I'm sure it had to have been a bitter-sweet day for everyone.

Diane Odgers Veasey (1951 - 2002)
Norma Lea LeGates Pinder (1922 - 1992)

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Photo of the Day

This is a photo of my paternal uncle taken on Christmas Day 2005 in his maternal aunt's living room in Galena, Maryland.  He was 51 years old.

James Odgers
(1954 - 2007)

Bills of Repairs September 24,1904

 This cover sheet is found in the Civil War Pension File of my paternal third great-grandfather.  The bills were submitted by a pension atto...