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19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:

Friday, July 31, 1914:  Made a business trip to Watsontown this morning, and I must say it was arranged to my satisfaction. 62 more words

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A rascally relative - Great Uncle Eugene

My Great Uncle Eugene is a wonderful Australian character. He is my maternal grandmother’s younger brother and was farming on his parent’s farm when the First World War broke out. 409 more words

Genealogy

Got Sidetracked Today

As I was driving the 2+ miles to visit my mother in the memory unit where she resides, I happened across several items placed along the curb with a big “FREE” sign. 121 more words

Genealogy

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Anyone who knows me, knows I love to spend lots of time going through old family photos. As I look at the photos I am involved with, it’s like being in a time machine, and I am instantly back to the day and time the photos were being taken. 211 more words

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Ancestors that went to the Malacca, then the Netherlands East Indies, now Indonesia

LinkageData, assembled by Gio Wiederhold, Last updated 28 Jul 2013

I need to use a smaller font, to avoid bad line breaks, but have not figured out how to do that. 1,218 more words

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Random Texas Pics

These pics are of the largest pecan tree in our county. It hasn’t produced pecans for at least 5 years, but we got enough rain this time around. 47 more words

Writing

Wordless Wednesday - Getting Ready, 1942

At Camp Gordon, three buddies from Company I, of the 12th Infantry Regiment, Fourth Infantry Division (IVY) are getting ready for World War II in 1942. 52 more words

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