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Death of Mrs. C.F. Hurlburt May 1894

Mrs. Nettie Hurlburt, wife of C.F. Hurlburt, died at the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L Davis in this city, on Tuesday evening, May 29, 1894, aged about 27 years.  284 more words

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They Left Us Everything: A Memoir by Plum Johnson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I first became interested in Plum Johnson’s They Left Us Everything as it has won the Ontario Library Association’s 2016 Evergreen award for best in Canadian adult fiction. 250 more words

Helena McAfee

This photo is part of a large collection of photos with the surnames Flansburg and McAfee. View more from this collection here.

Moments In Time

Gravestone Symbols and Meaning

In the last month, I have been researching one family name in the Lothian area of Scotland trying to work out which families are related to mine. 379 more words

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She was born on 27 November 1906, the year in which the British Labour Party was founded, Alfred Dreyfus was exonerated, and the International Radiotelegraph Conference agreed on “SOS” as the global standard distress signal.  1,511 more words

South Africa

Get Some Records!

Empty shelves? Few of us are lucky enough to have many physical records that are older than a generation or two. So we have to go hunting, and typically find after speaking with relatives we quickly hit that first wall which sends us to a genealogy site to help us. 1,070 more words


Grandma's House 42031 Rd. 52 Reedley CA --Rudolf and Elsa Laemmlen Home

He is a collection of photos of my Grandma’s home.  With the exception of a few old photos added in, I took the most of these in 1988 when I went home for Grandma’s funeral.   4,895 more words

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