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Myhre History Book

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S: Myhre Family Volume 1

FC: Myhre Family History

1: Father | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | William M. Myhre | Francis JeanetteFavell | Milo E. Myhre | Mary Ellen Pope | Arthur J. Favell | Emma Trulson | Ole M. Myhre | Caroline S. Emnott | Francis J. Favell

2: Grandfather | Father William Morris Myhre | Grandmother

3: Our family history is what we are truly made of. So knowing who we came from and what they went through is a good light that they can provide to help guide us along our way. So we never get lost. This way they will always be with us. | Myhre ~ Favell Family History

4: Ole's sister - Matia Myhre 1929 | Ole is on the far right of the five men. Photo didn't specify where the photo was taken. Just that it was in 1929.

5: Ole Myhre ~ Pictures from 1930's | Ole and his niece. Didn't specify a name or where.

6: Ole & Emma Myhre lived in Iola, WI and raised three children. Ole came to America from Norway in 1889. Emma was born in Minnesota. | Muriel Myhre Born 1896 | William Maurice Myhre Born 1899 | Milo E. Myhre Born June 2, 1903 Died January 19, 1973 | Ole M. Myhre 1869-June 25, 1940 & Emma Trulson was born 1875

7: The back of this picture said it was of Emma Myhre & Mrs. Simon Myhre. This is the only picture of Emma that there is besides the younger one. Not sure who is who in this picture and not sure who Mrs. Simon Myhre is...

8: These are the only two pictures ofMilo's sister Muriel. From what seems to be known she was a nurse. Her married name was Morgan, but unknown name of husband or children...

9: There are no actual pictures of William (Milo's brother) after his baby picture. There are however these military documents and a military diary that Milo kept.

10: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. | Milo Myhre

12: Frances Jeanette Favell | 14 years old | 18 years old

13: Milo & Frances | This is a page out of Frances' Bridal book. The couple were married and had four children. Charlotte (Babe), Arthur (Sonny), William and Mary.

14: The Myhre Kids | Babe | Bill & Mary | Bill & Sonny | Bill on the right, Sonny in the middle | Bill | Babe & Bill

15: Bill | Bill in middle, Mary on the right | Bill & Mary | Bill | Bill & Mary | Bill

16: This recipe came from the diary of William M. Myhre (Milo's brother) when he was in the Navy. Grandma Frances must have claimed it to write down this recipe.

17: Frances J. Favell was Arthur's father. He fought in the Civil War. This badge has made it through all of the generations thus far. The Favell's can be traced back to the Revolutionary War. Where the spelling of their name was Favelle.

18: This information came from this website: www.dolgeville.info/sights.html Faville Falls Park Location: Intersection of Peckville and Moor Roads. John Faville was born in Bound Brook, NJ. In 1778 he was given a land grant near Yankee's Bush, near Salisbury for his service in the Revolutionary War. After living there for 10 years, he bought land in the Town of Manheim at, what is know known as, Faville Falls. He was one of the first settlers in what would become the upper portion of the Town of Manheim. Homestead Site: At the bottom of the falls, there are remnants of stone walls that mark what appears to be his log home site along Gillett (Ransom) Creek. He had eight sons and four daughters. They would run down deer in winter snows since they had no guns. the foot bridge and pathway provide easy access. Grist Mill, Blacksmith Shop, & Saw Mill: At Faville Falls parking area you will find old foundation sites on the west side bank of Gillett (Ransom) Creek. Francis Asbury: Itinerant preacher and first bishop of the Methodist church preached in John Faville's barn in the upper field on the east side of the creek. The Favilles were very musical and loved to sing traditional hymns as a family.

19: So when it all comes down to it, here's what I've found as of now (2010). The Myhre's came from Norwary. I wasn't able to go too far back on their side seeing there's not much information to go by. There are quite a bit of old letters, that I believe are from cousins, but I'm still trying to figure out from which side. The Favell side however, was quite different. That can be traced back as far as the Revolutionary War. Come to find out they were one of the first families to settle in New York state. Here's an excerpt from an article that I found..."John Faville was the pioneer and settled in 1795 on Ransom Creek, where he built a grist mill and later a saw mill. Soon a little settlement sprang up there, including a blacksmith shop, a tannery and a schoolhouse. Their land remained in possession of their descendants until 1892." There is still a waterfall outside of Dolgeville, New York named after the family called Faville Falls. The pictures we have from the Faville side are all we have. There were pictures and things of Grandma Frances' but they were all destroyed in a fire in Indiana at her daughters home. I will continue my search for our ancestory and keep these books up to date. With love, Bobbi Jean Myhre-DeBruin

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