Monthly Archives: January 2011

Eckles, Ford, Axley family photo album

This gallery contains 32 photos.

I must confess that I think this album is a marvel.  It’s faded and the clasp is gone, but the photographs, each one identified, is so exciting.  Names included: Orah Eckles Lerch, Lander S. Eckles Leand Eckles, Lloyd Eckles, Hazel Eckles, Roy Ford, Arther … Continue reading

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Schenk, Will, Long, Keach, Cory, Kinley Family photos, negatives, and obits

This gallery contains 20 photos.

This is a small collection of lovely photographs and negatives came from a reseller who purchased them at an estate sale.  They tried to locate family members unsuccessfully.   I scanned and made prints from a sample of the negatives (there are many … Continue reading

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“Isaac Bowers Grubb” Family Photo Album

This gallery contains 21 photos.

We found this “Vintage Celluloid Photo Album and Music Box”  listed on Ebay. It contains wonderful ID’d photos and loads of valuable family history information. We did some research and found Kathleen, a Grubb family member who has done quite … Continue reading

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Deeds, Surveys, Maps for Bedford and Cumberland Counties PA

We’ve had another wonderful contribution today.  I didn’t just want to add a link, but tell the story too!  Here’s what Pat wrote to me: For the past twenty years I have been doing something very similar to yours.  Although … Continue reading

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Trollinger Family Bible

This gallery contains 15 photos.

This bible is in remarkable condition. It looks to be from 1869. There are actually two sets of bible records.  There were four small very thin worn pages tucked inside the larger bible.  I’ve copied them all.  Nimrod Trollinger b. 1827 in Maryland and … Continue reading

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Anderson/Holt/Poor/ Family Bible

This gallery contains 13 photos.

This is an 1851 Bible from a family that includes a soldier in George Washington’s Army and a Union soldier from Missouri killed in the Civil War at Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1863. The first family member listed by name is … Continue reading

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Thomas, Shattuck Family Bible

This gallery contains 8 photos.

This bible is very worn, but the few pages with family history are just what the historian could want.  Beginning with  Moody Shattuck, born in Pepperell Ma April 28th 1772 and his wife Eunice Tarbell, also from Pepperell, born June … Continue reading

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Ruppenthal, Mueller, Kunz Family Scrapbook and Photo Album

This gallery contains 30 photos.

Two items bought separately on Ebay, a scrapbook and a photo album, both connected to the Kunz family of Milwaukee Wisconsin were the early seeds of what is now Goodwill Genealogists. Two genealogists, one in California and one in Massachusetts, … Continue reading

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Beadle Family Letters

This gallery contains 29 photos.

Purchased from a reseller, these  beautifully penned letters between family members are from late 1800 Shickshinny, Pensylvania.  Once acquired, the family was located, and the originals were returned to a Beadle family historian.  The digitized copies were uploaded to a Ancestry.com, and are now presented … Continue reading

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The Stalla Family of Chicago: Photographs

This gallery contains 7 photos.

This small collection comes from an album purchased by a reseller for the purpose of sending a gift to the Stalla family. 

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