August-September 2003

Past-E-Mail: PastyMail 2003: August-September 2003
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By Frank Harper, Las Lunas NM on Tuesday, September 30, 2003 - 03:32 pm:

Hello all my name Frank Harper and I wanted to check out some things about pasties after eating one so I came here to see what it was all about. I had a Pasty in Butte, Mt at a small shop called Park Street Pasties is was wonderful. So I bought about 60 of them frozen to take home to share at the family reunoin. So if anyone from Park Street Pasties Sees this Thank You.

Frank Harper

By Mark Pearce MN on Saturday, September 20, 2003 - 09:40 am:

Hello ! ! to all you folks in the Great U.P. of Michigan! I'm stuck here in MN but with great thanks to you and your fantastic website I can look at your photos and feel like I'm home. Did any of you know my Brother Lee Pearce from Hubbell? he died in sept. 98 Thank you and have a great fall!
Mark Pearce

By David Keranen-- Bakersfield, California on Thursday, September 18, 2003 - 08:48 pm:

I received your pasties today and I must say that they are the among the best pasties that I have ever tasted. They are virtually the same as my mother's pasties (world's best of course!).

Rest assured that I will be ordering more in the future.

By Shirley Crandall AZ on Wednesday, September 3, 2003 - 10:44 pm:

I seen your ad about Pauline Boltz from Saginaw. My aunt Ann Boltz was married to Emil Boltz and hd 5 children Emil,Carl,Margie,--,-- Emil Boltz died in the 1930,s I believe in Alpena. I was wondering if you knew of any other boltz? Thanks a lot Shirley Crandall

By Barbara Wright,Muskegon,MI on Sunday, August 24, 2003 - 01:40 am:

My husband and I are coming to Copper Harbor the beginning of next month. I can't wait-it looks beautiful,and the people seem so nice!

By John on Friday, August 22, 2003 - 09:23 pm:

Has anybody heard from Ann Sherbinow?

By Jim Ellis,Ga. on Friday, August 22, 2003 - 04:50 pm:

A few weeks ago there was a grear picture of
caterpillar D-8 s and i would like to see it again
so i could print it and keep it,i remember when
they were used a lot in the logging industry.
Thanks Jim Ellis

By Daryl on Friday, August 8, 2003 - 08:45 am:

Sure, thimbleberry jam is available at Copper World. It's also available at The Jam Lady.

By John Butler, Caledonia, MI on Friday, August 8, 2003 - 06:46 am:

I'd like some thimbleberry perserves. Where can it be purchased in the U.P.? Can it be purchased online? Thanks!

By Jiggs Gallagher, California on Thursday, August 7, 2003 - 03:43 pm:

I'm hoping someone may have some knowledge my ancestors in Calumet. My grandmother was Ida Maude Simons; she was born in the lower peninsula (Bay City) but grew up in Osceola Township. I think she graduated from Calumet H.S. in 1904; her father, Thomas Jefferson Simons, died sometime before 1892, and her mother, Lydia Simons, married a man named Colin McDonald that year (they show up on the 1900 U.S. Census in Osceola Township as a married couple). We don't know where Thomas Simons died or was buried; Lydia was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Calumet, as "Lydia S. McDonald" on her death in 1924; she's apparently buried with a grandson and his wife--not with either Simons or McDonald, which is curious. If anyone visits Lakeview Cemetery periodically, could you take a look and see if the above is correct? (The grandson next to her stone is supposed to be Leslie Dick, and his wife May). My grandmother Ida taught school in various places around the U.P., including Amasa, Sidnaw, and perhaps Calumet itself (I'm not sure). She married Chistopher Rowe, a bookkeeper for the Verona Mine in Amasa in 1915, later separated and lived in Crystal Falls for most of the rest of her life. I'm really interested to know what happened to both T.J. Simons and Colin McDonald; they were all from Bruce County, Ontario, originally (the Kinloss/Kincardine area); from what I've read, there were a number of immigrants from this county to the Copper Country in the boom years. I'll look forward to hearing from anyone with information. Thanks!

By Ken Sandow, California on Saturday, August 2, 2003 - 12:07 pm:

Help and hi from California the broken State.

I have lost the recipe for Cornish pasty. Could you kindly help out.


K. Sandow

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