Author Archives: Brian DeGraaf

Great-Grandfather Leland Hugh DeGraaf, Sr.

I have started a new family tree at Ancestry.com .  This next series of blog posts may appear to be an advertisement for Ancestry.com, but the website is truly an amazing technology.  The site is especially helpful for the beginning … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Ray and Bessie (Reams) Draffen

Ray and Bessie (Reams) Draffen http://www.moniteau.net/cemetery/tiptonmasonic/draffen-bessie-ray.JPG – Photograph by Alan Sparks,  Moniteau County coordinator of the MOGenWeb Project. For my first Tombstone Tuesday, I am sharing this link to a photo of my maternal Grandfather and Grandmother’s grave site.  I … Continue reading

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Tell Thursday: Henry P. and W.H. “DeGraaf and Taylor Furniture” receipt

Yesterday was Wordless Wednesday, so today is Tell Thursday.  You’ve never heard of Tell Thursday?  That’s because I just made it up.  However an Internet search for the phrase reveals a Show ‘n Tell Thursday exists.  I’ve already done my … Continue reading

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