Monthly Archives: January 2008

Hello Friends!

Welcome to The Echo Hill Ancestors Weblog. I’m looking forward to posting genealogy and family history information on both my husband’s and my ancestral lines and we hope to hear from “cousins” and new friends. Whether you’re connected to the … Continue reading

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Gravestone of Alexander Daly

SOURCE: Gravestone of Alexander Daly, Christ Church Anglican cemetery East Oxford, Oxford County Ontario. Photographed by Susan Edminster, 2004 Alexander Daly, or George Alexander Daly as some records show, was born in Ireland about 1787. He was my Great-great-great-grandfather. Alexander … Continue reading

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Last Will and Testament of Alexander Daly

I’ve transcribed the Last Will and Testament of Alexander Daly as it’s difficult to read the handwrittten version. Where you see “–” it indicates an unreadable word or words. In some places there is no punctuation so it makes the … Continue reading

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Old Advertisements

Among the fun items in Aunt Elsie’s scrapbooks was an oldnews magazine for ladies. In it were advertisements for itemswe probably wouldn’t be looking for today…… Have funbrowsing the ads for 1934!

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Old Advertisements

Interesting advertisement on a weight-gain product. No comment needed! Every home should have one of these! Chocolate covered garlic tablets? Yum!

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Words of Wisdom

Hi Everyone, This part of the blog is reserved for little tidbits of fun and wisdom that lent spice to Aunt Elsie’s diaries and scrapbooks. I haven’t the slightest idea of where these came from but anyway, here’s a taste … Continue reading

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Cathlamet, Washinton

Good Evening, Cathlamet, Washington is (for those not familiar with it) a small town on the North side of the Columbia River. I spent many happy times there as a young girl and am still very fond of the area…. … Continue reading

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Ralph and Elsie Everest in the Telephone Office

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Old Cathlamet Pictures

Hello,Here are several pictures of the early days of Cathlamet. The road pictured runs right into town and once was part of the Ocean Beach Highway, now it’s Cathlamet’s main street. Enjoy!

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Early Cathlamet…. before the streets were paved!

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