Tong blog

Bits of history from our familes


Tong DNA Test

A while back, I submitted a DNA sample to Ancestry for testing and inclusion in their database. I have to admit that some of the science is a bit hard to understand. Ancestry has a good page of information here if you would like to learn about it. I thought I would share a summary […]

Births, deaths and anniversaries for Feb 12

Birthdays Joseph Shoemaker – 1762 Daniel BECK – 1815 Louisa Herdman – 1838 Asenath Gresham – 1864 Netta BOLANDER – 1878 Wilbert Chester TONG – 1919 Deaths Francis Broomfield – 1864 Joseph Cannon – 1879 Mary Almeda Newman – 1922 Effie Alice Jackson – 1953 Calvin TONG – 2009 Anniversaries Vincent King & Mary Brown […]

Milton Bigelow Tong (1838-1906)

Over the years, we have collected a number of old pictures. So, I thought it would be fun to post some of them to share with everyone. This week’s feature: Milton Bigelow Tong and his wife Sarah A Beck. Milton was born on 24 Oct 1838 to George Washington Tong and Isabel Crawford. Milton served […]

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