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Laura Mattingly
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I love movies, music and memories.
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The Family Plot in the Aurora Cemetery
McGRATH ARTHUR L.                    SADIE E. 1876  -  1965             1880  -  1958 As I said in my last post, my Grandma's parents,  Art & Sadie McGrath are buried near her in Section 10A on the south side of the Aurora Cemetery. The grave on the right i...
The Family Plot in the Aurora Cemetery
The Family Plot in the Aurora Cemetery
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My Maternal Grandparents Grave
BELL J Stanley                        Violet J Aug 1, 1907               Sept. 19, 1917 Oct. 20, 1970               June 18, 1991  My maternal Grandparents, Stan & Vi Bell, are buried in the Aurora Cemetery, about 30 miles from where I live. It's the larges...
My Maternal Grandparents Grave
My Maternal Grandparents Grave
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Newspaper Clippings - Cozad, Nebraska, 1897
Meridian Star, January 29, 1897 Column 1 C. C. Banks will sell you groceries as cheap as any merchant in Cozad. Give him a trial. The three children of F. P. Corrick and wife are reported on the sick list.  Go to W. J. Neuens for everything in the line of h...
Newspaper Clippings - Cozad, Nebraska, 1897
Newspaper Clippings - Cozad, Nebraska, 1897
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Ellen Scheidt, Missionary to the Philippines
Passport photo, 1921, courtesy of Ancestry.com Ellen Scheidt is a granddaughter of Henry Menke with his first wife, Mary Niehaus. To me Henry is a second Great Grandfather with his second wife Eliza Knapp. Technically, she is my half first cousin twice remo...
Ellen Scheidt, Missionary to the Philippines
Ellen Scheidt, Missionary to the Philippines
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Friday's Faces from the Past - Miss Canon City, Colorado
Not her official title, of course, but there is no name on this photograph. The picture itself measures about 2" x 4", the brown decorative cardstock frame about 3-1/2" x 6". There were flaps that fold from top and bottom to close, but they've torn off. The...

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Friday's Faces from the Past - Miss Canon City, Colorado
Not her official title, of course, but there is no name on this photograph. The picture itself measures about 2" x 4", the brown decorative cardstock frame about 3-1/2" x 6". There were flaps that fold from top and bottom to close, but they've torn off. The...

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Menke Brothers With US Patents
Two brothers of my Great Grandpa Albert Menke were issued US Patents for their inventions over 100 years ago. One of them I learned about from this clipping in the Columbus Journal, March 17, 1886. Henry Menke Jr  was 24 years old when he filed an applicati...

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Newspaper Clippings - Rock Creek, Nebraska, 1910
I've been living life lately and my blog has been somewhat of a low priority. Not apologizing, but I will try to keep posting things I have of family history value. Winter will be here before long and I'll be home more. This little bit of news is from Rock ...

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My DAR Line to Patriot John Adair Sr
As "Entry-taker" for the county of Sullivan in North Carolina, John Adair Sr, collected fees for land claims. In 1782, when the British were a serious threat, money was needed for ammunition and equipment for the local militia and John Adair Sr was approach...
My DAR Line to Patriot John Adair Sr
My DAR Line to Patriot John Adair Sr
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A Transcription Challenge
Kennebec County, Maine Deed #00220532-2 On September 11, 1816, in Kennebec County, Maine Libbeus Simmons sold 80.5 acres to Robert H. Gardiner and Reuel Williams of Augusta for $165.85. Some key words aren't clear to me in that mess, so I'm not sure if this...
A Transcription Challenge
A Transcription Challenge
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