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Mary Dutcher
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Wisconsin Burial Sites Threatened
Wisconsin burials are being threatened by the proposed Bill LRB-2890, an “amendment” to the current Burial Sites Act that turns the original intent of the act on its head. There is still time to make a difference, if readers like YOU contact your elected of...
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Klar Family Photos
Today I'm just highlighting some group/family photos from my collection of Klar pictures. Once you learn a few faces, it gets pretty easy to pick them out in other photos, too, so I encourage my Klar cousins to study these and then see if you can pick out f...
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All the DPIs!!!
Did you know that every time a person scans an antique photo at less than 600 DPI,  a fairy dies ? It's true. The pixel fairies are all about spreading the magic of details, and are passionate about the digital preservation of antique photos (as well as phy...
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Introducing Christian Klar
Observe! This is Christian Klar, Jr's Declaration of Intent to become an United States citizen, which would have been filed around 1849. Transcription: Name: Christian John Clare Age: 23 Birthplace: Town of Dudweiler, Kingdom of Prussia Birthdate: 11 Aug 18...
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Masen and Mrs. Masen, Married 1888
My great-grandfather, Joe Neid, has left behind a mystery. Observe, this photo of a barn: Original image here . Note that the letters "K H" are written to the right. To the left, there is what could be an "S", or possibly a scribble, that is fainter than th...
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I am missing some cemeteries.
So, I'm really obsessed with having complete lists of things. And I've set out to have an extremely complete list of cemeteries in Grant County. All the main sources ( Find A Grave , GenWeb , RootsWeb , Genealogy Trails , and  Grant County Genealogical Soci...
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How Genealogy Changed Me
I never spent much time thinking about prostitution until I got into genealogy. Now, every research path seems to lead me to practitioners of that oldest and most revered profession. If your family research doesn't introduce you to at least a few prostitute...
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"For example, they view unsourced and unreliable family trees as a threat rather than simply ignoring them." Yes. Absolutely. There is a lot of wasted energy on something that you can walk away from and no one will be the worse for it.
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The Further Adventures of Louis Neid!
So, how 'bout that Louis Neid? Louis has quickly become my favorite great-great-grand uncle, because I was the one that re-discovered him after he had been forgotten by generations of his family. (You know, not bragging or anything.) And he was a bachelor, ...
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