Mrs. H. Linsk Found?!!
Alright, I gave up too early on the search. After researching Lillie Evans and finding her in newspapers, I decided to try GenealogyBank for Mrs. H. Linsk. And I found her! On June 9, 1919, Mrs. Linsk at 6617 Lincoln Dr, Germantown, placed an ad in the Philadelphia Inquirer wanting a cook to do cooking […]
More to “The President’s Daughter” : A Business Card
Within the pages of “The President’s Daughter” (please see my other posts on the subject here, here, and here), I found a business card for Lillie R. Evans. I could scan it now with my trusty FlipPal, but I’ll trust my fingers to just type out the information. The card reads: OFF. PL 8-9971 […]
A Book Inscription, Pt 3: Conclusion
Well, it was not an exhaustive search for Mrs. H. Linsk, but I think a thorough enough search to know it will not be easy to find her. Somethings to consider if I choose to pick the search up again: 1. Although the inscription seems pretty easy to read, I may be misinterpreting any one […]
A Book Inscription, Pt. 2
As mentioned in the previous post, I am attempting to find out anything I can on Mrs. H Linsk, who lived in Philadelphia. To my best knowledge, this book is a first edition in 1927. Mrs. H. Linsk probably lived at 6617 Lincoln Dr in Philadelphia in 1927. My first search is for the surname […]
A Book Inscription
My love of books is just about equal to my love of genealogy…and often, they go hand in hand. Recently I picked up “The President’s Daughter” by Nan Britton. Its the tale of Warren G. Harding’s secret daughter written by the mother. Some consider it the first kiss-and-tell book. It was published in 1927 by […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day to my ancestors that make me Irish every other day of the year. Here’s a list of direct ancestors born in Ireland. Since most of them are brick walls, I cannot assume that they are actually Irish but were born there. William Power (7th great grandfather) – born 1730 Ireland, he […]