|On the left - Helen Driscoll Staubach with her daughter Doris and future-son-in-law, William Quinn.|
On the right - Bertha "Birdie" or "Aunt Sis" Driscoll Caccavo with daughter, Kathleen and son-in-law, Connie Sullivan.
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Friday, August 30, 2013
Sunday, August 25, 2013
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with many other backgrounds, at
Microsoft.com - just add category labels.
|Use favorite photos.|
- add a background to a PowerPoint slide - make sure that you are using the landscape orientation.
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- choose category labels
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- select Stretch under Picture Position
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Friday, August 23, 2013
Friday, August 16, 2013
|Bertha M. Davis 1879-1965|
On July 25, 1910, in Jefferson County, Bertha married Frank Hawkins, brother to William Hawkins. Frank was a widower and had a three year old child, Carrie, at the time of their marriage. Bertha and Frank resided in Elizabethtown in Hardin County, Kentucky for at least 45 years.
Bertha was married to Frank until her death on December 28, 1965. Frank died in 1977. They are buried in the Elizabethtown City Cemetery.
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Bertha Davis and George Cooksey, marriage certificate, Book 34, Page 1980, Office of the Clerk of Barren County, Kentucky.
Bertha M. Hawkins (1897 - 1965) - Find A Grave Memorial." Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2013. < http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=HAW&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=19&GScntry=4&GSsr=521&GRid=10002>
Kentucky, Marriages, 1785-1979, Index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWP4-N8M : accessed 16 Aug 2013), Frank Hawkins and Bertha Cooksly, 25 Jul 1910.
Year: 1880; Census Place: Edmonson, Kentucky; Roll: 412; Family History Film: 1254412; Page: 569C; Enumeration District: 042
Sunday, August 11, 2013
|Happy 60th Bill!|
My father's sister, Monte DeRay Bryan (Aunt DeeDee) died on August 16, 1987.