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College Students at the Hotel

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Kentland, Oct. 31st

David Dear

At long last I have my old trusty typewriter back again, without which I am out of communication. It got a complete overhauling and it seems it took a long time. 426 more words


Samuel William OBray, Mormon, Pioneer Polygamist

Panting with the effort the young man hurried through the night. Under one arm he carried his bundle of belongings and in his other arm, his three year old son Thomas. 628 more words


Broken Typewriter

Letter transcription:

Kentland Oct. 24

David –

Thanks for your letters & contents. I started to write some letters yesterday & my typewriter stopped so now Boyd Neher had it for repair & I will have to wait till he returns it. 83 more words


Finding Mary Smith

I have an ancestor named Mary Smith.  She is my ggg grandmother on my father’s side.  She was born in the 1850’s (exact year still to be determined) in New York.   353 more words


ABCs & Our Family Trees: The Letter B

I have always been fascinated by language, specifically where it originates and how it adapts, mutates, and relates to other languages. That is why I found the recent series of blogs by… 4,727 more words


Where has the summer gone?!?

I have not done a very good job of keeping up with a regular posting schedule on this blog. I blame it on summer time mode. 1,008 more words

Kingsbury Family

Don't Wait to Make Those Calls: My Cousin Betty

This is a post I started back in May before my trip to Colorado and Santa Fe.  I had planned to finish it when I got back, but was distracted and put it aside.  1,676 more words