Patriarch – head of the tribe

Another insight into my own heritage. This Bible has an article in it written in the Kingston Whig-Standard, the local newspaper at the time of my grandpa’s passing. Born in 1878 he was significantly older than normally a grandfather would be to his grandchildren. (I’m glad I’m closer in age to my kids and grandkids)…

Kingston ON – 1944

The video will demonstrate the fuller story, but let me add here that following Grandpa and Grandma’s appointment to Petawawa for WW2 they went to Kingston where Grandma (Nanny) was charged with running a Hostess house. Below is a picture of the building today from Google maps. What a treat to see this great history…

1946

I’ve seen many pictures of my Dad as a child, and of course as an adult with me as a child. But I don’t have, or haven’t seen many pictures of him as a teenager. Here’s two pictures from 1946 when he would have been 16 years of age. So what can you learn from…