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Midge Frazel
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retired professional genealogist, author of education technology books, blogger
retired professional genealogist, author of education technology books, blogger

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Prickly Summer :Largely Attended Funeral
25 April 1937, Westerly Sun, Westerly, RI courtesy of Barbara Fallon and the Westerly Library At first when I read this, I didn't realize that such an awful thing to happen as suicide would have a "largely attended' service. But, I went back and read the wr...
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Prickly Summer: Dead at Home
Westerly Sun, Westerly, RI Cropped top article, 22 Apr 1937, page 2 Prickly Summer: Dead at Home Suicide in a small town is often sensationalized but thankfully, this article appeared on the second page of the newspaper. Most of the time, there is just a de...
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Prickly Summer: Thomas Broadfoot: Town Death Record
Westerly, RI Town Death Record , p. 298 photographed by Rosalie and shared with me. Prickly Summer: Thomas Broadfoot: Town Death Record I went to our annual visit to my Aunt Ann and Uncle Jack's house in Providence, RI for Uncle Jack's birthday. I helped my...
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Prickly Summer: Tom and Annie My Paternal Grandparents
Paternal Grandparents Gravestones at River Bend Cemetery Photos taken by Midge Frazel, 2002 Prickly Summer: Tom and Annie, My Paternal Grandparents When I was a child, we decorated the gravestones of our close family, near Memorial Day. One year, I went wit...
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Prickly Summer: Would You Like a Beveridge?
Oral Interview Sheets by Midge Frazel, 1971 Prickly Summer: Would You like a Beveridge? While my soon to be husband was in Vietnam, I decided to interview my father's family on Thanksgiving, so after dinner, I went with my father to his sister's home and st...
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Prickly Summer: Witnesses to Wedding
Cropped witnesses to Wedding Prickly Summer: My Paternal Grandparent's Wedding Some years ago, my late cousin, who inherited a box of items when my father's sister, Annie passed away, discovered the marriage certificate of our mutual grandparents.  Seeing t...
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Jessie Taylor Aiken Dow: My grandmother's sister
Jessie Taylor Aiken Dow #52ancestors, post #24 1889-1940 Prickly Summer: Grandmother's Sister Jessie Taylor Aiken's Obituary, located by Rosalie for me. When my fellow researcher, Rosalie located this obituary, I knew that I had a lot more to learn about my...
Jessie Taylor Aiken Dow: My grandmother's sister
Jessie Taylor Aiken Dow: My grandmother's sister
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Prickly Summer: DNA in the family
Screen Shot of DNA Match of Midge and Jennifer Used with her permission with her screen name blocked out, 2018 Despite prickly family troubles, I choose to remember that my late great aunt Georgina was a strong woman who managed to overcome some obstacles i...
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A Dozen Years Blogiversary
Photo by the Author Tomorrow marks the day that I started writing this blog. June 6, 2006 was a date easy to remember, I thought, but I didn't know that I would be blogging this long. I have a blog post ready for tomorrow. It is getting harder to keep up an...
A Dozen Years Blogiversary
A Dozen Years Blogiversary
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Prickly Summer: What's the name?
Carve Names in the in the family, one in RI and one in Georgia Prickly Summer: What's the Name? Over the years, names in families change. Genealogists shrug and say that this is expected. But, when families came to this country they expected life to be diff...
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