Today, November 22, is the 108th anniversary of my grandparents’ marriage. What I know is that they got engaged on Palm Sunday because Tom Barrett
St. Louis. 31 March 1912. A cold, rainy start of baseball season. It is Palm Sunday. Tom Barrett goes to Mass with his family. He
A pastime: using Google streetview to find old family homes. Here’s where I lived till fifth grade. My parents lived in the lower right apartment
1912 22 Nov. Marriage between CATHERINE “KITTY” FLANAGAN (age 22) and THOMAS BARRETT (age 29). Tom owns a store at 4841 Easton Ave (at Bayard).
The Sad Case of Tom Barrett A tiny photo fragment in an old album: my grandparents Tom and Kitty Barrett. Out on the town. Very
In my Flanagan timeline, I stopped the clock at 1926, leaving my future-grandmother 36 y.o. CATHERINE bereft — her family all tragically gone, her husband