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Jenny Lanctot
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I want to connect with other people in the genealogy world. However, if you add me to your circles and I can't tell that you have an interest in genealogy ... chances are that I won't add you back and will likely block you altogether.
I want to connect with other people in the genealogy world. However, if you add me to your circles and I can't tell that you have an interest in genealogy ... chances are that I won't add you back and will likely block you altogether.

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You may (or may not) have noticed in my last Ancestor Spotlight post that I had a nifty little box at the bottom that gave a “snapshot” of my ancestor’s life, along with their relationship to me and a roadmap from me to them. Thanks to a series of posts…

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Yankton Press & Dakotan October 20, 1941 (evening); p. 2, col. 2 CRASH VICTIMS BETTER LITTLE FALLS, Minn., Oct. 20 (AP) — Lt. Gov. C. Elmer Anderson and his wife, injured in an automobile accident near here Saturday, were still in St. Gabriel’s hospital…

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Once again, someone forgot to mention to the newspaper folks that Billy had been married twice more.  This unidentified article announced the funeral, mass, and burial. GALLAGHER — On March 4, 1934, William J., beloved husband of the late Mary,…

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Apparently, cornhusking was big news in South Dakota in October 1941.  I almost wonder if West Side Story had been set in South Dakota, would the “rumble” involve competitive cornhusking?  “When you’re a Jet, you’re a Jet all the way, from your first ear…

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Two more unknown newspapers report the death of Billy Gallagher.  The stories presumably ran on 5 Mar 1934, the day after his death.  Note that they refer to his wife dying eight years prior – that was his first wife, whom he divorced around 1903.  He had…

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Some of my earliest memories of my grandmother, Mary Lucile Crowe, include food.  Specifically cinnamon toast, and macaroni and cheese on no-meat Fridays.  I also remember her beautiful quilts and spending summers in her swimming pool in Orlando. In my…

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Jenny Lanctot commented on a post on Blogger.
Thanks for the shout-out, Angie!

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Jenny Lanctot commented on a post on Blogger.
Nicely done, Darlene! Keep going with it :)

Thanks for the shout-out!

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This article appeared in an unknown newspaper – and I’m not sure how accurate the story about Billy giving away a million-dollar fortune … particularly when he just finalized a bankruptcy in 1930.   BILLY GALLAGHER, CAFE OWNER, DIES Was Among the First to…

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As we know, Billy Gallagher was somewhat of a celebrity.  His passing and his funeral made the news for a while.  Over the next several posts, I will share all the articles from Pop’s scrapbook and even others I found on my own.     GALLAGHER, OLD…
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