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Mail Call 1943

This posting is a continuation of Mail Call 1942. If you have not read that posting, I will advise that you should. This is a story of a family and their lost letters of World War Two. The end of … Continue reading

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MAIL CALL 1942

On February 23, 1942 a letter from Ilion, New York was mailed to Private George EndresĀ  at Camp Polk, Louisiana. George’s profession was teaching. However now he was trying to keep up with the whirlwinds of military life in war … Continue reading

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Dissapearing Females

The above photograph shows my wife’s grandparents, Edward Monty and Ruby Gonya, on their wedding day. I offer my apologies to Grandmother Monty as she was not the type to fade away in the background, in fact, just the opposite. … Continue reading

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Old News Is Good News

Newspapers, we use them for all sorts of reasons. My wife will read the obituaries before she reads anything else. I like the comics the best. We both like to look for garage and estate sales. The daily paper is … Continue reading

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FOUND !!

I have a routine that I follow every month. I have a list of ancestor’s names that I put into Google, and other search sites that I use. These are my missing relatives that I try to find each month. … Continue reading

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Who are they?

The montage of pictures above are a very small sample of hundreds of my family’s pictures that are without names. I have no idea who they are. They are my family’s orphans. Some are old family friends I am sure, … Continue reading

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A Genealogy Smile

Saw this on Pintrest and had to share. How many of us are guilty of something like this? I have gone on “vacations” and have had my wife sitting for hours at a micro-film reader going through miles of film. … Continue reading

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Talking to Squirrels

Uncle Chet was the person you wanted to be with if you were a child. Uncle Chet could fly kites, take walks with you in country meadows and woods. A rainy day was never wasted or boring when you were … Continue reading

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Is this really a brick wall?

Sometimes what we call a brick wall is not really a brick wall. It is more likely a door that we have not yet tried the right key to open it with. That is understandable because when we work in … Continue reading

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Family Deception

I am an avid reader. I like biographies and history books. I can remember when I was in school at the beginning of the new year, taking my history book home and reading it completely within a week. No I … Continue reading

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