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Who was Sarah Goldfarb? The Plot Thickens

My search for answers as to how Sarah Goldfarb was related to my grandmother’s family had thus far led me to conflicting evidence.  Three of her children had listed her birth name as a version of Brotman on their marriage records, and the death record of her daughter Gussie also listed Sarah’s birth name as Brotman. 2,100 more words


Thursday Throwback - Charles A Temple

This is my mother’s mother’s father – Charles A Temple. He was born without a middle name so he chose A because it made his initials CAT. 117 more words

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Calcified Tendinitis

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October 24, 1961

Dear David:

I had an appointment with Dr. Ferguson yesterday. He said I had injured a tendon in my right arm and he called my injury “calcified tendinitis.” I am taking x-ray treatments – have to go to the Home Hospital in Lafayette every other day this week for 3 ½ minutes of x-ray. 324 more words


For Their Health

Donald and Isabella had not been well over the winter and of all the things they could do to improve their health, felt an ocean voyage would be the cure. 576 more words


Vacation Plans

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Dear David,

We bought 50 shares of National Homes B – (an over the counter stock) at 8 ½. With the comm. 467 more words



On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE staff member was killed in action.

EDWARD NEWTON: 27th September

IMechE Staff.

Wartime posting(s) was/were, Private, London Regiment, Coldstream Guards, 3rd Battalion. 30 more words


Corley v. Corley - County Mayo, 1888

Belfast Newsletter, 16 January 1888

Chancery Division – Jan 14,

Before the Master of the Rolls

An Interesting administration suit,

Corley v Corley

This was an action to administer the real and personal estate of Mary Corley, deceased, of Swinford, in the County of Mayo, who died in the year 1879, leaving property amounting to between £13,001 and £14,000 chiefly personally.  338 more words