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Petronilla of Aragon

On the day, 15 October 1173, Petronilla of Aragon passed away. She was my three-times 27th great-grandmother.

Born on 29 June 1136, in Huesca, Spain, Petronilla was the only child of Ramiro of Aragon and his wife Agnes of Aquitaine. 452 more words


David's Diary - September 26, 1970

Saturday, 26 September 1970

Up about 9:00. Had breakfast, then got to work preparing the C.A.M.P. service for tomorrow night. I hadn’t got very much done when Jerry Lewis arrived with his trailer—to cart away the piano—and he really started demolishing it in earnest, what a racket! 962 more words


David's Diary - September 22, 1970

Tuesday, 22 September 1970

Up shortly before 9:00. This was another day devoted largely to reading. The exam is scheduled for Oct. 1—and I need time to review after finishing Eissfeldt. 936 more words


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Announcing the Family History Autograph Album!

Combining the attributes of a family tree record and an autograph book, the… 248 more words


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

Henry Scott Manisty: 14th October

Graduate 1904; Associate Member 1911.

Assistant Engineer, Dundalk Iron Works. 372 more words


The Brick Wall Surrounding Rosa Katzenstein: Help Wanted!

The story of Rosa Katzenstein is largely unrevealed, and I sure could use some help. Rosa was the oldest child of Mina and Wolf Katzenstein, born on June 19, 1859, in Frankenau, Germany, and as I wrote… 803 more words


Gladys - September 20, 1970

Letter transcription:

Sept. 20-1970

Dear David,

Since I sent your birthday gift with Bonnie’s, this will just be words. Have been rather busy since coming home, and having Mark’s three here one week kept me occupied that week, haven’t had much time to write but will hope to catch up on things when we come in Oct. 196 more words