Sunday, September 18, 2016

Monument School Circa 1898

Colleen Parkinson sent us the great pix!  "These photographs were found among my aunt Dorothy Parkinson's memorabilia. I hope you can use them. The Parkinson family were pioneers in Washington Township, later called Broderick (as you know)."

The lower photo identifies her ancestors in the group photo. According to the timeline posted by the San Pedro Association "In 1861- The Monument Bend School opened, five miles upriver from Washington.  There was severe flooding this year, with water over eight feet deep in much of the town."

Senator Garage circa 1937

Thank you Colleen Parkinson for sending us this great photo from the past.  Colleen says "found among my aunt Dorothy Parkinson's memorabilia. This is the Senator Garage circa 1937, run by Dorothy's father Bill Parkinson.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

RIP Floyd "Andy" Anderson

Floyd passed away August 27, 2016 at the age of 92. He leaves behind his loving wife of 68 years, Emma and sons Edward (Debbie), Gary (Mary), 3 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Floyd was a veteran of WW2 proudly serving in the Marines. At his request no services will be held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Sept. 7, 2016