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Piles and Piles of Letters - JOY!

In early December I was given all of the boxes of photos, journals, albums, letters, and memorabilia that had been kept by my Grandmother.  It was a joyous day and the joy has just kept spreading itself all over my genealogy loving heart these many months. 774 more words

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Tell Me a Story - "So this is Margaret, so this is Margaret"

Tell Me a Story Challenge :

Choose a person.  Then do any or all of the following:

  • Make a list of the top ten stories about this person, a word or phrase will do.
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Tell Me a Story - First Refrigerator

Tell Me a Story Challenge :

Choose a person.  Then do any or all of the following:

  • Make a list of the top ten stories about this person, a word or phrase will do.
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Tell Me a Story - The Day You Were Born

Tell Me a Story Challenge :

Choose a person.  Then do any or all of the following:

  • Make a list of the top ten stories about this person, a word or phrase will do.
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My Happy Audio Digitizing Experience

Once upon a time in about the late 1970s, early 1980s, my mom interviewed her Grandpa and recorded that interview on two audio cassettes.  Fast forward to the early 2000s when my mom had a friend digitize those tapes.  517 more words

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Uncle Darrell - Part XII, Final Thoughts

I never knew Darrell, or Naomi, and I have very few memories of Rulon.  I can’t add any facts, memories or insights into Darrell’s life or the circumstances surrounding his death.  805 more words

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Uncle Darrell - Part XI, Family Reflections

Over the years, various members of the Rulon and Naomi Peterson family have recorded histories of themselves or other family members.  Many of those histories mention Darrell and his accident.  1,636 more words

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