Category Archive: memorabilia

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (9)

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For new readers, these are my mother’s notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and with her punctuation. Her memoirs were the gift she left my sister and me in 1992. Alberta LeGendre… Continue reading

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (8)

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For new readers, these are my mothers notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and with her punctuation.  Her memoirs were the gift she left my sister and me in 1992. She passed… Continue reading

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (7)

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Vignette’s of life in Marianna, Arkansas, 1919 – 1921. For new readers, these are my mothers notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and with her punctuation. Her memoirs were the gift she… Continue reading

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (6)

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For new readers, these are my mothers notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and with her punctuation. Her memoirs were the gift she left my sister and me in 1992. She passed… Continue reading

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (5)

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For new readers, these are my mother’s notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and her punctuation.  Her memoirs were the gift she left my sister and me in 1992.  She passed away… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (4)

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  Continuing the memoirs my mother wrote down for my sister and me.  As previously stated, I’m typing it word for word, including punctuation.   There are a few ho-hum parts in the… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (3)

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23 years ago, my mother wrote down what she remembered of her childhood. These included the stories her father told about his life in Boston and his college degrees.  In later years, she… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Roxton Pond (2)

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In 1927, Bob Le Gendre, Maine, won the world pole vault in the Olympic Games.  Dad said he was his brother’s son.  Dad never attempted to communicate with Bob or family, as far… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Roxton Pond (1)

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I’m going to take a chance, writing word for word what my mother painstakingly typed on the computer my sister gave her for Christmas (I gave her the printer).  The document I’m looking… Continue reading

Lydia’s Lineage

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Dear Lydia, Your birthday is in 2 more days, the same day Susan B. Anthony was born!   When you were 3 years old, you understood where babies came from.    But trying… Continue reading