Monthly Archives: June 2014

Grandfather Jacob Singler

Once again, I’m turning the blog over to Peggy’s aunt Mary Reinhardt Colombo. Mary shared the following recollection with us last summer after we had returned from Kevin and Amanda Reinhardt’s wedding reception in St. Louis. Mary wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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Records in the Mail

I ordered a copy of my maternal grandfather’s State of New York Certificate and Record of Birth online from the City of New York Municipal Archives. It arrived in the mail last week. There’s really no new information on George … Continue reading

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The Graduates

Liam Morrison Murphy graduates from Plano East Senior High School today. His cousin Mary Cage graduated from Ponder High School last week. Mary, by the way, was Salutatorian of her class of 75 Ponder graduates. Way to go, Mary! Liam’s … Continue reading

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Cousin Norman

I made some pretty interesting finds in my research around the Blakeley family this past week. The most interesting find? We’re related to Norman Rockwell! Yes, Norman Perceval Rockwell, popular 20th-century American painter and illustrator, is a distant cousin. Norman, … Continue reading

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