Tag Archives: Henry Peek DeGraaf

Amanda M. Lloyd DeGraaf’s obituary and confusion about the Bowery banks

The obituary of my great-great-great grandmother, Amanda Malvina (Lloyd) DeGraaf,  in the New-York Daily Tribune published January 4, 1912.  Accessed at:  http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1912-01-04/ed-1/seq-9/ I learned here that Amanda lived in Yonkers, N.Y. at 59 Livingston Ave. and was buried “in the … Continue reading

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Henry P. De Graaf biographies

Henry Peek De Graaf (3rd great-grandfather) biographies available on the World Wide Web. http://www.archive.org/stream/sketchesofmenofp01part#page/n797/mode/2u Sketches of men of progress.                                                                                            Published in 1870 by New York and Hartford publishing company: Cincinnati, Greer & company in [New York] .                                                                                                                       pages 682-683               … 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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