Dad’s Funeral: Sorrow & Celebration
The Weeks Leading up to the Funeral From about Thanksgiving, it was hard to get dad out of bed for just about anything. From bed, he would ask for ice cream and Diet Coke. At the beginning, he would feed himself, but as the days went on he would ask to be fed. Not being […]
On Monuments and Honor
I’ve been in the military for about 15 years now but have always been interested in history (except during high school when I failed my American History class!). Not long after I came into the Army as a chaplain, I began to wonder about Army posts like Fort Hood, Fort Hill, Fort Bragg and seven […]
The Densford Family Sings … Christmas
Every good parent is proud of their children. I am no exception. At the risk of resembling one of those guys who bores his house guests with home movies, I want to share some of the Christmas performances by my children over the years. A couple of them are new while some you may have […]
A Remarkable Life: Karl W. Scheufler-Minister, Missionary and Chaplain
Occasionally, I come across people who really impress me. Sometimes these are living people, many times they have died long ago. I usually become acquainted with these “dead” people through something of theirs that I have found or purchased. This is the case with Karl William Scheufler. I bought a few postal covers (decorated envelopes) that he […]
MORE Newkirk, Ihrig, Foster Family Pics for id . . .
Getting more scanned and would appreciate your help if you know any of the people in these pictures (or can eliminate my attempts at identification). Thanks for your help!
Newkirk, Ihrig & Foster Family Pictures: Looking for id!
I recently came across a few pictures of some of my ancestors and are looking to identify the ones I don’t know. I’ve posted them below, with the names that I may or may not have right. If you know any of them, please leave a “comment” below, referencing the picture number and number in […]