Category: Miscellaneous

December Genealogy To-Do

I can’t believe that it is already December!  This year is going so fast!  November passed nicely, with a lovely Thanksgiving family get-together just last week, and a few genealogy tasks accomplished. For this month I have just a couple

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A Pioneer Story: Pioneer Days, Part 3, Life in Iowa

Having made it through their first winter in Iowa, J.W. and Laura were ready to take up the spring work of clearing some land for a garden and then more land to be planted in grain in the fall.  They

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One World War I Veteran

This is Abe Max Scheier, MD.  He was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the Medical Reserve corps in Chicago on July 26, 1918 by the War Department.

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November Genealogy To Do

Well, although I got my “new family” chart finalized (and printed beautifully), I haven’t made a decision about a way to share all the information with the couple.  In the past, I have made a sharable CD from RootsMagic but

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A Pioneer Story: Pioneer Days, Part 2, Starting in Iowa

When I last left off with Laura’s tale, she was having a more extended visit with her Townsend relatives and her husband, J.W., was off to Iowa to find a place for them.  Once her husband had found land that

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