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Edmund II "Ironside" of England

On this day, exactly a millennium ago—30 November 1016, Edmund II “Ironside” died at the age of 27. Edmund II, King of England and of Wessex, was my 29th great-grandfather. 459 more words

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Okura Hotel

Letter transcription:

Jan. 21 – 1964

Dear David – Your cable was waiting for us when we arrived at Okura Hotel in Tokyo. I hope you aren’t too disappointed. 360 more words

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Christina Sutherland Jaywalker

On a November morning in 1920, Christina Sutherland was hit by a car. She was hurrying along King Street in Toronto and stepped out from between two wagons into the path of the vehicle. 830 more words

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ON THIS DAY

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

GILBERT SUDBURY HALL: 30th November

Graduate Member since 1910.

At the outbreak of war he was Apprenticed to J Carter, Sons & Co. 170 more words

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Rainbow Falls

Dear David:

I am writing on plane – we are going back to Honolulu to pack for departure to Japan tomorrow. This outer island junket has been very refreshing. 85 more words

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After the Civil War: Did the Mansbach Family Come Together?

As we saw in my last post, two of the nephews of my great-great-grandfather Gerson Katzenstein fought on opposite sides of the Civil War… 1,579 more words

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Capt. Cook's Monument

Dear David –

We are on our way to Island of Kauai – we are told it is the most picturesque. Spent last night at King K. 90 more words

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