Archive for July, 2014

I have been hopping around these “old people”,researching and writing – some articles finished, some not, and a few published.

The last published concerned, not ancestors, but a very interesting couple in northern Ohio way back in the early 20th century and on to the 1940’s. Who would believe it but I found ┬áJapanese male, Mamoru Okagi (b 1880) and his French (via England) wife, Marie Gris?Grey, who married in Lorain, Ohio and then opened what became a very well-known American style restaurant in Vermillion, Ohio (maybe 30 some miles from my hometown. A fascinating story but the mystery remains about how they both got to northern Ohio around 1912.

So many more stories begun and waiting to be finished.


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