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Torregrossa Family 1917-1940: Ethel, Edith or Ida?

Introduction

My paternal Grandfather Al Terry always told us we were in for a memorable day whenever preparations were in progress for an outing to his sister Edith’s house. 2,477 more words

Genealogical Research

Genealogy Workshop: Brick Wall Session

BRICK WALL BRAINSTORM SESSION
Saturday, Feb 27th
10 AM – 12 PM
Computer Lab, Harrisonville Library
400 E Mechanic, Harrisonville, MO

Come prepared with your… 100 more words

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Torregrossa Family 1917-1940: Jesse and Teresa

Introduction

Jesse was born in the Fourth Ward of Manhattan on December 18, 1907.  His father Francesco was co-owner of a macaroni manufacturing facility called Torregrossa Brothers.  1,462 more words

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Torregrossa Family 1917-1940: Betty, Mamie and Jesse helping each other out

Introduction

Aunt Betty was living with her sister Mamie’s family in Brooklyn when the 1940 Federal Census was taken. At some point between 1935 and 1940 her husband Giuseppe passed away.  1,891 more words

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The Gift of a Doll

When I was born my Uncle Muriel placed a doll along side me in my crib. A doll was a singular companion in those days. They didn’t come by the basketful, made on an assembly line, stamped out in a far off country, one of dozens to overload a child’s bedroom. 221 more words

Croy Family History

Is this the beginning of the end for ancestry.com?

In the past few days ancestry.com have imposed massive changes to the website upon their customers. The general consensus appears to be that this has been a disaster. 333 more words

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Distant cousins - Brian Sewell

I was saddened to hear of the death of art critic Brian Sewell recently. Whilst much has been written about Brian’s bold stance on modern art and only slightly less fuss made of his precise enunciation which a journalist once described as making the Queen sound common, few may know that Brian was actually born in humble circumstances. 613 more words

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