When the gate house of Barrett Nephews & Company collapsed from disrepair in 1939, the remaining brick walls of the 122 year old factory at 84 Broadway, West Brighton, Staten Island, NY had to be demolished. The attached article describes the final days of the old Barrett Nephews & Co. buildings and a little of its … Continue reading Workday Wednesday: Barrett Nephews & Company
Occupations are always worth noting down when recording family research and searching through records. Workday Wednesday is a daily genealogy blogging post suggested by Denise Spurlock through Geneabloggers.
(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – Time for a First Day Hike
Happy New Year! Time for a First Day hike, to enjoy the great outdoors. Wishing all of our readers a peaceful and joyful 2014. Cheers! Have fun growing your family tree this year. Wordless Wednesday is a blogging prompt suggested by Geneabloggers.
Two Photographers of Hudson New York
Cornelia Hanson Taylor was 52 years old when she posed for this photograph on March 11, 1882. Noted on the back of the photo, in at least three different handwriting styles, is her name, her husband's name, the exact date, the surname of the photographer and the location. Cornelia was 8 years younger than her … Continue reading Two Photographers of Hudson New York