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Sheri Fenley
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So Great a Cloud of Witnesses.  A family gathering at home in Springfield, Illinois, in the 1930s. My great-grandparents with his sisters, nieces and daughter on the front porch. Among the first folks on whom I conducted rese...
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"The Most Beautiful Woman in California"
This statement was quoted in the San Francisco Call (23 November 1908) from the artist Charles Dana Gibson (Gibson girls) when he saw Anna Delpino Peters at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Anna was one of the charter members of El Toyon Chapter, Nation...
This statement was quoted in the San Francisco Call (23 November 1908) from the artist Charles Dana Gibson (Gibson girls) when he saw Anna Delpino Peters at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Anna was one of the chart...
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Scott Leiker - If you will email me at   sherifenley@gmail.com  I am sure that I can connect you to the correct Leiker family.
In 1763 Catherine the Great of Russia, published a manifesto inviting settlers to immigrate and colonize Russian promising free lands, expenses for the move, freedom from taxation for 30 years, and exemption from civil and mi...
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When Racking Up A $1500 Bill For Lingerie Can Put You In The Insane Asylum
March is Women's History Month and I have a story for you. An ongoing project of mine is researching the charter members of my DAR chapter here in Stockton, California.  The ladies who organized the El Toyon Chapter were considered "High Society" and as suc...
March is Women's History Month and I have a story for you. An ongoing project of mine is researching the charter members of my DAR chapter here in Stockton, California.  The ladies who organized the El Toyon Chapter were co...
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I don't know - that would only cover a few sleep sets (nightgowns, dressing gowns), slips of various lengths, chemises, underpants... poor woman.  
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It's hard to convince people these days that one lonely person can budge the vast stone wheel of apathy. The truth, though, is the same...
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Unusual Records of Death - Mourning Paintings
Mourning paintings took many forms, including watercolor on paper, silk, or ivory, and needlework of silk, cotton, or wool threads on a linen ground.  They were the tedious and exemplary work of schoolgirls, completed both as an academic exercise and as a r...
Mourning paintings took many forms, including watercolor on paper, silk, or ivory, and needlework of silk, cotton, or wool threads on a linen ground.  They were the tedious and exemplary work of schoolgirls, completed both as...
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First Families of San Joaquin County Certificate Program
The San Joaquin Genealogical Society and the San Joaquin County Historical Society have partnered to offer First Families of San Joaquin County Certificate Program . This project has been a long time in coming.  I don't usually like to toot my own horn, how...
The San Joaquin Genealogical Society and the San Joaquin County Historical Society have partnered to offer First Families of San Joaquin County Certificate Program. This project has been a long time in coming.  I don't us...
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This One Should Make You Chuckle
So I came across this article I wrote for "The Catholic Gene" blog back in 2011.  It really is way too funny not to share it with you here.  So for those who may have missed it 4 years ago - St. Vincent de Paul For my first post to The Catholic Gene I am go...
So I came across this article I wrote for "The Catholic Gene" blog back in 2011.  It really is way too funny not to share it with you here.  So for those who may have missed it 4 years ago - St. Vincent de Paul For ...
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Thanks Ann - It is one of the more interesting ones I have come across in the Stockton newspapers.
March is Women's History Month and I have a story for you. An ongoing project of mine is researching the charter members of my DAR chapter here in Stockton, California.  The ladies who organized the El Toyon Chapter were co...
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100th Anniversary of the Panama Pacific International Expo in San Francisco
One hundred years ago, San Francisco was the site of the Panama Pacific International Expo.  It was held to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal and the rebirth of San Francisco after the devastating earthquake in 1906.  Eleven exhibit palaces sat o...
One hundred years ago, San Francisco was the site of the Panama Pacific International Expo.  It was held to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal and the rebirth of San Francisco after the devastating earthquake in 190...
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The Wedding Veil - A Christmas Wish Comes True!
Yes, the image above is exactly what you think it is.  The long sought after photo of Jeanette Augusta Meier on her wedding day wearing the veil that 48 brides in my sister-in-law's family wore on their wedding day.  My SIL and her mother had created a very...
Yes, the image above is exactly what you think it is.  The long sought after photo of Jeanette Augusta Meier on her wedding day wearing the veil that 48 brides in my sister-in-law's family wore on their wedding day.  My SIL a...
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The Urban Dictionary defines ear candy as "sounds that elicit a pleasurable response from the listener." For most genealogists, these sounds are podcasts that teach us about everything genealogy.  Colder weather keeps us ...
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Thanks!! I can never get enough podcasts! :) 
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