Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sunday’s Obituary – Mary Artlysia Boblett Tracy Forbes

This is my great great grandmother Tracy’s obituary.  I love the last couple sentences here and hope someday people can say this about me. “To her death had no terrors, and with a strong faith in Him she had served … Continue reading

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Sorting Saturday – iPhoto faces

I have recently been moving all of my genealogy pictures to my laptop iphoto program.  Over the years I have somehow duplicated many of my pictures and they aren’t really in very good order, nor do they all have good … Continue reading

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Friday’s Faces from the Past

Here is a picture of my Grandpa Leo Gotcher’s class.  They lived Omaha, Nebraska and from the ages of the children I think it was probably taken about 1923.  My guess is that grandpa is 5th from the left on … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday – Digitized Photos

Today I would like to express my thanks to those that digitize and share their old pictures.  After my Grandma Gotcher died in 1998, I wondered what was going to happen to all of the old pictures that Grandma had … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Marshall Parmenter Family

original in possession of Larry McConaughy

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Tombstone Tuesday – Joseph Rusler

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For this Tombstone Tuesday I am sharing the Rusler Children Marker and tombstones from the Council Cemetery in York County, Nebraska.  In the middle of the cemetery in the middle of an overgrown bush is a marker that reads Rusler Children. … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – Rusler

I have been working on the Rusler branch of my family for awhile now.  Thursday I wrote about Frank E Rusler and today I am going to attempt to write what little I know about Charles August Rusler. Charles was … Continue reading

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Friday’s Faces from the Past – Curious Lushton, Nebraska Picture

This picture has always fired my imagination.  The back says Lushton, Nebraska 1899.  Lushton was a small farm town.  What were all these men doing in town? Why were they lined up down main street? Why are they all dressed … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday – In Search of Family Stories

This post is written with Thanks to Susan Murphy.  I have finished writing about Michael Anthony Rusler and Augusta Erxleben’s ancestors so now I turn my “pen” to writing about their children.  My problem has been that I don’t have … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Cafe in Mountain View, Oklahoma

This cafe in Mountain View, Oklahoma was owned by Henry and Effie Banks.  Henry and Effie were my husband’s Great Grandparents.  This photo was probably taken in the 1930s.

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