As usual references material was offered for free or at minimal cost. Stan passed out brochures on the Southern California Genealogy Society Jubilee occurring in June at Burbank, California. It looks like two or three of our members will attend.
Delicious refreshments were provided by Louise and Harriet, and after adjournment, 12 decided to have lunch at the Waiolae Tea Room, nearby, in Manoa Valley.
Martha Reamy provided a mini-biography about her grandmother, Mary Adam Wasiljov, see Martha's grandmother in the photo (below). She is in the bottom right of the family photo. The story of her grandmother is below.
Mary's husband, John, got a job at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Baltimore, MD, but she did all his work and he went to the bar every day. After that they bought a house near the church, and John went to wo rk at a local Baltimore department store. Because of this, when he died at age 63 (gall bladder disease), she had a Social Security check.