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Happy Birthday Dorothy Lorraine Strange March 18, 2019

In memory of my sister (technically half-sister – full name Dorothy Lorraine Strange) Lorraine on her birthday. I covered Lorraine‘s story in this blog post: 52 Ancestors Week 11 The Sister I Never Knew – Dorothy Lorraine Strange. Here’s her … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 12 Ira Swartz (1874 – 1874) Grave Location MIA Tombstone Tuesdays March 25, 2014

Updated 25 March 2014 (11:20 PM, U, S. Central Time) Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. They are worth looking at for those who don’t participate. Been running around 200+ entries a week for a while … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 11 The Sister I Never Knew – Dorothy Lorraine Strange

Updated March 25, 2019: added link to her BillionGraves headstone photograph. Warning – may need some tissues handy. This week’s Ancestor isn’t exactly an ancestor, but Lorraine, the sister I never knew. Week 11 of the #52 Ancestors Challenge. Here’s … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 8 Daniel Kring, Died at Missionary Ridge

Week 8 of the #52 Ancestors Challenge. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. You can find the recap of Week 7 which saw 207 blog articles posted, not counting any submitted after the posting deadline. This week’s challenge … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 5 “Aunt” Janie Kates

Out of order as I already posted Week 6. Week 5 of the #52 Ancestors Challenge. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks For those not familiar with the custom – in some places children are taught … Continue reading

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