The Royal Oak Historical
Museum announces its
The Royal Oak Historical Museum invites you to record and archive your
Royal Oak family history. We would like to hear your family stories,
and add your family genealogy and history to our archives.
Descendants of a Royal Oak founding family
Lifetime or long time residents of Royal
*Were you a witness to a
significant event in Royal
do you have a first hand account of
an amusing local story?
*Did you have a family member
that owned a
in the1800’s? . . . Was your aunt
school teacher in
the 1950’s? . . . Did your
grandfather start a club or civic
the1930’s? . . . Did a relative hold a local public
office, work as a civil servant, invent something
locally, or influence the history of Royal Oak?
want to preserve your stories, to share with the community and
Bring us your historic family photos, journals, newspaper articles,
written or recorded histories, any family, or business
memorabilia (Copies are fine for us. You can keep your originals).
share your history with us!
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone- 248.439.1501
have already contributed include-
The Watch family history- "My Hundred Fifity Years in Royal Oak" by
"The Watch Family Farm" as dictated by Albert and Mary Watch to Lillian
The Reynolds Smith family history- "The Henry Reynolds Farm"- 1853-1882
"Royal Oak Biography" by R. A. Parker- 1921
"William Nancarrow History" by Ronald Nancarrow- 1894-1972
"Dorothy Norton Hessell" by Gloria Moran harper- 1912-2007
"Miller Family History" by Frederick Miller- 1891-2007
Parker School 1862
"Harry and Aldonna
Biography of George A. Dondero" by Deborah lee Dondero
John Munroe" by Victor Nelson Jr.
by Marjorie Crumley
Collection of Letters and Correspondence" by Ferris Gardner
family photos and documents have been contributed by the following pioneering familes of Royal Oak: Emmert, Parker,
Blodgett, Schroff and Benjamin