1876 Letters

October 23, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

October 23, 1876 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Uncle Joe Lee died. Ansel Lee, who lived in Titusville, Pa., was able to come in time for the funeral and will stay until everything is settled. It appears that Uncle Joe didn’t leave a will. Uncle Charles thought it was “pretty bad to… Continue reading October 23, 1876 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

1874 Letters

May 17, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

May 17, 1874 To: Frank Tomlinson From: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI Updates on various family members and their illnesses. Pa “went to a lawsuit” and Louese received a letter from Libbie Keith saying they arrived in Kansas all right. Henry thinks he might go into telegraphing but Ethan thinks that is too confining for him.… Continue reading May 17, 1874 letter to Frank Tomlinson from Ethan Keith

Family Stories · Luke's 1873 Diary

1873 Plat Map of Comstock, Michigan

As I was transcribing the 1873 diaries of Luke, Nancy and Henry, I kept running across entries where I realized I had pictures and/or documents relating to what they were writing about. It’s always interesting to know where our ancestors lived and I’ll be blogging several posts with pictures and such other things I have… Continue reading 1873 Plat Map of Comstock, Michigan