Category Archives: Storms Family

Hold Dear to Heart the Precious Shamrock

Hold Dear to Heart the Precious Shamrock By Richard Mabey Jr. My great grandmother, Catherine Cavanaugh, was born in 1872. She came from Ireland to the U.S. with her parents when she was a little girl. They went through Ellis … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandma Mabey

My beloved Grandma and Grandpa sitting in front of their nine children. Left to right are: Carl (who was nicknamed Skip), Gerald, Edward, William, David, Richard, Violet, Earl and Harold. Remembering Grandma Mabey By Richard Mabey Jr. My paternal grandmother, … Continue reading

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A Dedication to David Wesley Storms: 1859 – 1931

A Dedication to David Wesley Storms: 1859 – 1931 By Richard Mabey Jr. David Wesley Storms was my great grandfather. He was my dad’s mom’s dad. He lived in the small town of Lincoln Park, New Jersey all of his … Continue reading

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Fantastic Four Has Changed

The cover of an old Fantastic Four cover from the 1960’s. Stan Lee referred to the 1960’s as the Marvel Age of Comics. Fantastic Four Has Changed By Richard Mabey Jr. Back when I was 11 years old, in Mr. … Continue reading

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For Robin, With Much Respect and Gratitude

This is a photo of the very tree, under which Robin and I would say farewell, after walking home from school each day.  For Robin, With Much Respect and Gratitude There was this wonderfully magical time in my life when … Continue reading

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To Dad, With Love

During the Second World War, my father served in the Seventh Air Force in Hawaii. In the photo above, that’s my dad atop the wing of a P-51 Mustang. One of Dad’s responsibilities was to keep the P-51 Mustangs in … Continue reading

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A Dedication to David Wesley Storms: 1859 – 1931

David Wesley Storms was my great grandfather. He was my dad’s mom’s dad. He lived in the small town of Lincoln Park, New Jersey all of his life. The Storms homestead was, and still is, located along Route 202. The … Continue reading

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