One Christmas Aunt Norma spent with us. There were a lot of letters going back and forth between Alice Strelesky and Dubuque, so Alice knew Aunt Norma was there. When … Continue reading Marjorie Strelesky Journal, Part 3 of 6
Before Vatican II the day before Christmas was a day of fast and abstance [sic, abstinence]so Christmas Eve for supper we had oyster stew. Then came Christmas Eve. The sheet … Continue reading Marjorie Strelesky Journal, Part 2 of 6
This is part one of six journal entries that I have for Marjorie Strelesky, the sister of my paternal grandmother Eunice (Strelesky) Lightcap. —— Feb. 26, 1993 Today is my … Continue reading Marjorie Strelesky Journal, Part 1 of 6
I’ve been organizing my great-grandfather John Joseph Strelesky’s parents and sibling information in a worksheet. Included is any birth, marriage, death, and burial information that I have.
A few weeks ago I received the civil war pension records for my ggg-grandfather’s bigamist brother Isaac Lightcap. The records reveal quite a character – a very attractive man who … Continue reading A Sporting Woman
Ellen (Lightcap) Jones Lawrence, daughter of John Lightcap and Mary Chamberlin, died on February 5, 1895, in Bloomville, Seneca Co, Ohio, at the home of her daughter Anna (Lawrence) Carson. … Continue reading Death of Ellen (Lightcap) Jones Lawrence
Holoway W. Lightcap is the son of John Lightcap and Mary Chamberlin, my gggg-grandparents. He was born on October 7, 1826, in Milford, Hunterdon Co, New Jersey. He married Ellen … Continue reading Biography: Holoway W. Lightcap