Sunday, August 30, 2015

Photo Number 2000

Well we made it to 2,000 photos.  To date 232 photos have been returned to relatives.  That is better than 10% so I am pleased with that! 
I wish to thank all the researchers for their help, without their expertise this blog would not exist.
So lets have a virtual cake along with Gramps.
group photo DL ant
group photo DL ant back
Back Row: Ollie holding Betty Kopach, Olga holding Lorraine Kopach, Gramp, Toots, Arthur with Dick Tovson
Front Row: Maurice Leitheiser, Marie Kopoch, Bud Ergelnetsen, “Andy” Ergelnetsen
I bet the name is Engelbretson/Engelbretsen?? Engebretsen.  Engebretson
Sis Olson may have had this photo in her collection. (Shirley Tovson Olson  or Sis)
Might just be a Grandpa with some of his grandchildren…or the neighbor kids came to celebrate!
Thanks for stopping by!

Info from an obit from Sallysmom:
Toots, Arthur with Dick Tovson  = Toots was Hazel Klomstad before she married Arthur Tovson. 

Dick was born in 1930 so this photo is probably from 1932-1933
I have had some of these people before.  I have the wedding photo of Dick and Dolly Tovson and two photographs of Toots/Hazel Klomstad's Mother and siblings.  Photos 1589 and 1565

Info from Dr Jeff
That's Engebretsen. A common name here in Norway :)

This photo went Full Circle 159 on August 17, 2017

8 comments:

  1. http://www.inforum.com/content/richard-dick-tovson-0

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  2. Great stuff, best wishes always!

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  3. Congratulations on job well done!

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  4. Congratulations on returning 10% of the photos to family members: that's impressive! Well done.

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  5. That's Engebretsen. A common name here in Norway :)

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  6. 2000!!!! Wowsers!!! :) You've been so faithful to this blog!

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  7. Congrats on 2,000 photos! Even better, kudos on your better than ten percent average. You have made a lot of people happy!

    Your project is infectious. When I was down in Florida, I almost stopped in some antique stores in the wild-goose-chase hope that maybe, just maybe, someone would have turned in some photographs from my family. But nothing was open. That place closes up when it's not the tourist season...

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  8. Just got a phone call from Bruce, these are his relatives and he lives not too far from me.

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