Henry Mathias Young lived from 1870 to 1944. He was born in Chaska, Minn., the son of Henry Young and Magdelena Iltis.
Nicknamed Brigham, he was married in 1893 to Bertha Schaler. He owned a confectionary store and was an insurance agent for the Chaska area before moving to Perham, where he founded Youngs Jobbing House in 1896.
The couples five children were Mabel, Clarice, Norman, Harold a...
August 28, 2014 - 5:01pm
The Adventures of Ole and Lena
I have a deep, dark secret that I need to share with myreaders. (Whispers behind hand) I'm a half-breed!! Yes, I am of mixed blood, not that that makes me either a better or a worse person than any of you. I've posted pictures of myself on previous entries, and even though my pictures are of someone who is tall and blond (Ole says I'm platinum, makes me more valuable, ya know) with blue...
August 22, 2014 - 1:51pm
Since I Have Arrived
Poky Little Puppy Finds a Thin Place
In the 1940s, my great aunt, Ella, working for Emmanuel Episcopal Guild, made a layette for Church World Service, which they shipped to war impoverished people of Europe. My grandmother, Kate, also enclosed a stuffed Poky Little Puppy. She pinned a note on Poky.
Dear Unknown Mother: It has been such a pleasure to prepare these clothes they were sewed by ...
March 04, 2013 - 12:44pm