original in possession of Larry McConaughy
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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
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
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
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
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.
As a genealogist, death doesn’t bother me. The dying part does, but not death. I love wandering around cemeteries. And I spend time thinking about the problem of where I will be laid to rest. As a Christian I realize … Continue reading
I have tried to transcribe this as written. The paper is old and writing is faded. I believe this letter was written to my Great Great Grandmother Maria Artlysia (Aunt Lissa) who was Ann’s sister in law, married to … Continue reading
I was one of those that counted down the days to the release of the 1940 census. One of the first couples I looked for was my Grandpa and Grandma Gotcher. I was curious to see where they lived and … Continue reading
I am determined to clean up my ancestry tree this year. Currently it has 6,932 people and 8,951 hints. It is driving me crazy. The problem is that I have so many branches connected to it and I can’t decide; a) … Continue reading