Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Church Covenant Cadets 1893

I have been given permission to share this photo online by the owner of the photo. He is a descendant and the namesake of Chas. Pudrith/Pudritzky/Puderitzke. Born in Detroit on July 23, 1878. His parents were Carl Pudritzky/Puderitzke and Dorothea Bauermeister Pudritzky. They were married in Brandenburg, Germany in 1864. These are the Church Covenant Cadets of 1893: Aldrich Baxter, Arthur Langguth, Gus Ciliax, Paul Krause, Alex Lisk, Arthur KR, Harry Yager, Ed Pokorny, Chas. Pudrith and George Petersen. If you have any information on this group, please comment.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The volunteers at WayneGenWeb, MiGenWeb and USGenWeb would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Don't forget to open the door and let the new year in!

Michigan Probate Records on Family Search

Record Description: The collection consists of probate records from county courthouses in Michigan for the years 1797 to 1973. Most of the collection contains estate files. The content and time period varies by county. Some of the records date before 1837 when Michigan became a state. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973. https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Michigan_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)

Monday, December 15, 2014

Belle Isle Slideshow

Take a look at this wonderful collection of photos from our Belle Isle State Park. Who knew there was once an amusement park right on the island? http://www.oshnock.com/wowsl/

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from all the volunteers at WayneGenWeb, MiGenWeb and USGenWeb. BE THANKFUL AND GIVE BACK.
The photo is The City of Detroit (from Canada Shore), 1872, by A. C. Warren.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006

New index from Family Search! Michigan Obituary index and images of obituary collections organized by county or newspaper and then alphabetically. Extracted information as well as newspaper clippings are represented. The originals are housed in several libraries and repositories throughout Michigan. Some collections contain obituaries from other states and nearby regions. https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2215693