Keyes and Barbour Families Documents Home Page

Many items have been passed down through the Keyes and the Barbour families going back to the late 1800's. Rather than put it all in storage for yet another generation I have decided to share as much as I can with all the family members through this web site. The site is definitely not professionally designed, but I am creating it for the content, not the style. It will be a work in progress as there is far too much to wait until it is all finished to put it on the Web.

I will maintain a list of all additions on the Revision List Page as well as always having the latest addition shown below.

Most Recent Revisions
Initial posting 4/8/2013 June 13, 1917 thru July 8, 1918: Percy Barbour's two diaries that he kept from the time that he joined the army, through his training at Camp Lewis (now Joint Base Lewis-McCord) and ending when he shipped off to Europe.
Feb 13, 1918: Letter from Percy to Berniece. Includes details of training for battlefield gas attacks the using actual gasses.
June 27, 1918: Postcard from Percy to Berniece sent from Kelso, Washington, from the troop train to New Jersey.
June 30, 1918: Postcard from Percy to Berniece sent from Grand Island, Nebraska, from the troop train to New Jersey.
July 2, 1918: Postcard from Percy to Berniece sent from Kent, Ohio, from the troop train to New Jersey.
July 25, 1918: Standard form postcard sent from Europe confirming the arrival of Percy's troop ship.












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