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 […]


Treasure Chest Thursday: K Chin Prints


Last year when I was packing stuff up to move I came across these lithographs: The prints are very colorful.  All of them have the name K. Chin on them somewhere.  (You can see a little bit of the name in the bottom left hand corner of the tiger.) The prints are probably from the […]


The International Date Line


For Treasure Chest Thursday, I’ve selected this cerficate from my Dad’s file: It was issued on the 4th of February 1952.  My Dad was stationed in Japan and Korea during the Korean Conflict.  I find on Wikipedia the article “Line-Crossing Ceremony” which shows different rituals used in the Navy. My Dad was in the Army […]