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Donna Peterson
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Attended I went to Mount St Mary Academy in St Charles, IL
Lived in Elmhurst, IL, Elburn and Kaneville, IL, Naples, FL, Cibolo, TX
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 When my Father-in-law first told me the two stories about his Grandmother Francisca Vega Martinez and her sister Lorenza Vega Lozano I thought “that’s pretty interesting”. Maybe a little far-fetch...
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Very interesting Cheryl.
I am participating in Julie Goucher's activity: The Book of Me, Written by You. This week's prompt is - Technology What technology changes did your ancestors see? What technology changes have you seen? Did your fa...
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Motivation Monday - 2014 Family History Writing Challenge - A Promise to Myself
Last year I committed to the challenge by pledging to write 250 words daily during the month of February. The word count was not the important part to me, it was the ability to do it daily and complete the challenge. I did it!  I completed the challenge and...
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Wonderful challenges, +Donna Peterson  What a great stretch to take on!
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Holiday parties, a neighborhood open house, buffets – all these take place in abundance during Christmastime. Do you throw a party each year or did your family throw parties around Christmas? Any special theme like Ugly Chris...
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The Book of Me, Written By You - Prompt 15 SNOW
"The Book of Me, Written By You" is a  GeneaBloggers project  created by  Julie Goucher of the Anglers Rest blog . The concept: a series of blogging and writing prompts that help family historians capture their own memories and write about themselves. This ...
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The Book of Me, Written by You - Week 26 Technology
I am participating in Julie Goucher's activity: The Book of Me, Written by You . This week's prompt is - Technology What technology changes did your ancestors see? What technology changes have you seen? Did your family own one of those early changes? - such...
I am participating in Julie Goucher's activity: The Book of Me, Written by You. This week's prompt is - Technology What technology changes did your ancestors see? What technology changes have you seen? Did your family...
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RANT ALERT Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with Ancestry in any way - unless you count the obscene amounts of money deducted from my bank account every year.  I don't even LIKE Ancestry's search.  ...
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It's Tech Tuesday and today I would like to explore some of the pros and cons of on-line trees. There are lots of pros as well as cons, so I will only deal with my personal conclusions. For me personally the biggest pro, by far, is as a cousin finder!  I ha...
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Unfortunately you are right about the sourcing Tony Proctor. I will probably begin adding some sources. I do want my tree believable. 
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - December 20 Christmas Parties Curing Laryngitis
Holiday parties, a neighborhood open house, buffets – all these take place in abundance during Christmastime. Do you throw a party each year or did your family throw parties around Christmas? Any special theme like Ugly Christmas Sweater or perhaps a gift w...
Holiday parties, a neighborhood open house, buffets – all these take place in abundance during Christmastime. Do you throw a party each year or did your family throw parties around Christmas? Any special theme like Ugly Chris...
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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories - December 9 Crafts for Christmas
9 December – Christmas Crafts There’s a movement towards making items for Christmas gifts or even for Christmas decorating. Have you ever made something by hand related to Christmas? What was the item, how was it made and what did you do with the finished p...
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Elmhurst, IL, Elburn and Kaneville, IL, Naples, FL, Cibolo, TX
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I love solving the mysteries of genealogy.
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I grew up in the Midwest and moved to Florida when my husband retired.  I began my genealogy pursuits there and now I continue them from Texas.
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I have 2 wonderful children and 3 super grands!
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  • I went to Mount St Mary Academy in St Charles, IL
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