I found this fantastic postcard amongst my grandmother’s photo albums. My great grandfather, Arthur Bird Griffin is on the left behind the big guy in the front.
My Uncle Ernie was always just Uncle Ernie. A name was all the man shared with the popular children’s character. I remember him being very tall, and yet very soft and gentle. My mother says that when my father had to work the day I was brought home from the
Robert Martin Gardiner emigrated from England to Canada where he married Laura Eleanor Bovaird on May 18, 1892.
Taking the long way around my brick wall, I discovered my 3x great-grandfather through his cousin, after I found his cousin’s wife.
If she’d lived this long, my grandmother, Dorothy Irene Griffin would have been 100 years old today. I’ve spent the past couple of days going through her old albums and thought I’d share some pics. Gran was born while my grandfather, Arthur Bird Griffin was away at the great war