Sunday, January 20, 2013

Photo Number 1113

This is a CdV from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.
CdV Geo kempson Creston ILL  DL Antiques
A  gentleman with a full beard.
CdV Geo kempson Creston ILL  DL Antiques back
Geo Kempson Creston Ill    Our Grandfather 1906 + seven
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Update from Charlotta:
George Kempson died on August 22, 1906 and was buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Creston, Ogle County, Illinois.
Update from TCasteel:  He was from England 

4 comments:

  1. Mrs. John A. AndersonJanuary 20, 2013 at 4:26 AM

    Perhaps this woolly gentleman was the George Kempson who died on August 22, 1906 and was buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Creston, Ogle County, Illinois. With all due respect to Mr. Kempson, I would not have kissed him either. There was too much brush in the way.

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  2. At least this orphan photo has some good leads to find it a home with 'family'.
    Regards,
    Theresa (Tangled Trees)

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  3. According to this record he is a Farmer in Creston from England.
    http://books.google.com/books?id=1U80AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA282&lpg=PA282&dq=geo+kempson+creton+illinois&source=bl&ots=3VyEDUV02G&sig=6xKo3nzdZBj4dDMa5gV6KsTgVkU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=hDf8UNeqMabg2QWr-oDIAw&ved=0CEIQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=geo%20kempson%20creton%20illinois&f=false

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