Posted in 1931 to 1960

Photos of Mom from Bitsy

These photos of our Mother, Elsie Jewel Bredimus, were uploaded to Ancestry by her daughter, Bitsy (Mary Elizabeth Gaeta). They were not public and I…

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Posted in 1931 to 1960

Frank Bredimus in European War Zone

We knew Uncle Frank served as an Officer in the Army during WWII, but it was a surprise to discover some press coverage: The Des…

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Posted in 1900 to 1930 1931 to 1960

Des Moines Home Addresses

Nancy took a trip to Des Moines, Iowa, in the year 2000. She searched for homes where she and Fanklin had lived with their Grand…

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Posted in 1931 to 1960

Bredimus Home Movie

Nancy moving to Oakland was a big and welcome change in our family. I thought I would remind everyone of this home movie: A historian…

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Posted in 1931 to 1960

Bredimus Secret

The year that Dad’s Uncle Raymond Horace Bredimus died, Dad got into some trouble of his own (1926 vandals article). The punishment he received probably…

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Posted in 1931 to 1960

Bredimus Nose

The large nose must be a Bredimus trait. Our father was very sensitive about his own nose. He claimed it was Roman. He also convinced…

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Posted in 1900 to 1930 1931 to 1960 1961 to Present

Cousin Harriette

Here is my promised delivery of information and material related to Cousin Harriette. My recollection of Harriette was only two things: she wrote the only…

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Posted in 1931 to 1960

More comments on Poppy and Mommy

It appears the photo of Mommy and Poppy is a montage. The shot of Cean, Bobby, and Nancy is priceless. Our Mom said Poppy was…

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Posted in 1900 to 1930 1931 to 1960

Researching Ancestry dot com

I received a Bredimus Family Tree created on the website, Ancestry dot com. The tree was incomplete. It is a paid site and I am…

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Posted in 1900 to 1930 1931 to 1960 Before 1900

Mommy and Poppy

Mary Mayme Emma Coyle (Mommy) and Franklin Arthur Bredimus (Poppy) Mommy died in 1948, the year before I was born. Poppy died in 1954 when…

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