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Cheryl Cayemberg
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Mom, wife, genealogist, veteran, student, and scout leader
Mom, wife, genealogist, veteran, student, and scout leader

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Thankful Thursday - Unions and Child Labor Laws
I wrote this post months ago and scheduled it to go out around Labor Day. I've got a series of posts for Mondays so I didn't want to schedule it on  Labor Day so I felt "Thankful Thursday" would do perfectly. So what precisely am I thankful for? I'm thankfu...

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Tombstone Tuesday - When Your Dead Relatives Call To You
Have you ever had those moments of serendipity? You know the ones I'm talking about. The ones where your relatives call to you from beyond the grave to guide you. When you're walking through a cemetery filled with various tombstones with surnames in your tr...

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Amanuensis Monday - Fatal Fire in Brooklyn Kills Firemen
The Evening World, New York, NY - 27FEB1920 pg1 This post is a follow up from a Memorial Monday post back in April that listed six fire fighters from Union L94 out of New York. I found the article on newspapers.com that talks about the fire, but only two ar...

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Amanuensis Monday - The Firemen Lost in Chicago 1924
The Belvidere Daily Republican, Belvidere, IL - 19APR1924, pg1 A follow up to a Memorial Monday post in April where it was noted that numerous fire fighters from union L2 in Illinois were lost in a single event. This is the story of their loss. "Fire Killin...

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Thriller Thursday - Wrapping Up the Villers Trial, Part 12
In this installment of Thriller Thursday I'll continue with the articles on the Villers trial. Some drama (or should I say melodrama) takes place in Mrs. Tromer's testimony and some disjointed testimony given that will hopefully be clarified in other clippi...

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Amanuensis Monday - The Story of the Seven from PA Union L1
Lebanon Semi-Weekly, Lebanon, PA 21JAN1924, pg1 In a Memorial Monday post back in April I shared names from a panel of the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs. Seven fire fighters from Union L1 in Pennsylvania died in one event in 1924. Th...

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Tuesday's Tip - Using Other Ancestry Trees
Heck or any other family tree you find on the internet. No this isn't a post saying that you should seek out and copy information into your tree that other people have. Even when you collaborate you need to verify research. After all you may find that somet...

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Military Monday - Memorial Day is NOT for me!
(This is a repost from 2015, but it still applies. Remember those that gave their all for our freedom this Memorial Day. They aren't here to thank, but raise a glass in their honor.) That title might be a bit confusing. I don't mean that I don't celebrate M...

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Thriller Thursday - Wrapping Up the Villers Trial, Part 11
The Jamestown Weekly Alert, 20JAN1898, pg2 And on we continue! This week it's time to begin the prosecution's case against Villers. "Said Villers Didn't Sleep at Comber's. John Comber, recalled by the prosecution said he and his family and hired girl were a...
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