Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Captain Who?

I just received a note from a (likely) cousin who traces her ancestry to the seventh son of Captain John Whipple. In looking at my database, I realized that there are currently 11 entries for Whipples named John with title of Captain. Here they are:

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Seeking Michigan Whipples

I've received several reports this week about a new "one-stop shop for Michigan historical records," called Seeking Michigan (http://www.seekingmichigan.org). Seeking Michigan is a partnership between the Library of Michigan and the Archives of Michigan. It includes digitized state records.


Sunday, March 8, 2009

Land O' Lakes Florida

Jeffrey Congdon sent this photo of the "No Vacancy" sign at (apparently) Whipples Rustic Lodge in Florida.

First, just the sign: