Ancestors & Their Stories

The 1917 Halifax Explosion Royal Navy Lt Victor Magnus was based in Halifax, Nova Scotia took this photo from his ship minutes after the… Continue reading "The 1917 Halifax Explosion"
Fred Rasa & the Bank of Florence A calendar from the Bank of Florence (date unknown) On April 8, 1918, the Bank of Florence was founded by… Continue reading "Fred Rasa & the Bank of Florence"
Grandpa Siegel & His Cars Carl C. Siegel proudly showing his car circa 1936 November 5th marked the 135th birthday of Carl Christian Siegel, my… Continue reading "Grandpa Siegel & His Cars"
Corrillie Fletcher Ray Patterson Percival Spencer (1881-1967) Fifty-five years ago today, a woman named Corrillie Spencer passed away when she was eighty-six years old.  She was the… Continue reading "Corrillie Fletcher Ray Patterson Percival Spencer (1881-1967)"
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