The rain finally stopped, so part 2 …

Made it to Acacia Park Cemetery with all of the peonies from Grandmother Weaver’s plant that had bloomed — the rain had been constant and I was sure the blooms were going to be destroyed.   But, there were enough to fill both urns:

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Shaul marker in foreground.

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Weaver marker in foreground

The cemetery grounds themselves were quite swamp-like.  But, ….

I then did that bucket list item and headed over to Berg Road in Southfield to the house that Morris Jenks built in 1851, looking to see if the same peony bush was present.  I knocked, no answer.  I looked both in front and back and, unfortunately, no sign of a peony bush of any variety.

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Berg Road House — The Jenks Place. aka the Lee Place, aka Deer Lick Farm

About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related" I then started to provide snippets into ancestor biographies on the dates that were significant anniversaries.
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