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Treasure Chest Thursday: Will of Thomas A. Jones

I was going through my binder and found my great great grandfather’s will.  I thought I would post it for today.  This is the outer sheet: This is the will of Thomas Augustine Jones who died in 1923.  The probate file is several pages long, so I’ll post the last page which is his actual… Continue reading Treasure Chest Thursday: Will of Thomas A. Jones

Treasure Chest Thursday

Treasure Chest Thursday: Ship Manifest from Japan

I came across this copy of a ship manifest the other day.  I’ve had it for awhile but never really digested it.  It’s the ship manifest for the SS Chiyo Maru,  a ship that traveled between Hawaii and Japan. My Grandfather’s cousin, Louisa (Pacheco) Iida, was on the ship with her husband, Joseph Shintaro Iida,… Continue reading Treasure Chest Thursday: Ship Manifest from Japan

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A Little Bank from the Oakland Bank

For Treasure Chest Thursday I wanted to share this little bank that belonged to my Dad: The bank is metal and has a little metal handle.  The bank is silver a green plate around it.  On the back is a little sticker that says “Georgie”.  I’ve never heard my Dad being called that.  Is it… Continue reading A Little Bank from the Oakland Bank