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Tombstone Tuesday – Mary Maria Tracy Talbot

Continuing with Mary Maria Tracy Talbot, here is her tombstone, obituary and telegram about her death.     Stay tuned tomorrow for more on Mary Maria Tracy Talbot’s life, marriage and children.

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Visiting Alice – Motivation Monday

Last week I had the privilege of traveling to Colorado and visiting with Alice.  She is my grandma’s first cousin and was born in 1920.  Her dad, Charles Edward Tracy, was my great grandfather, John Wesley Tracy’s, younger brother.  Alice … Continue reading

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Tracey Immigration – Surname Saturday

Originally posted on Rosanna's Genealogical Thoughts:
Teague Tracey (Trassey?) Our Immigrant Ancestor by Rosanna Ward May 22, 2012 There are a few genealogists who have been trying for years to figure out how our branch of Tracey’s came to…

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Thankful Thursday – Genealogy friends

Wow!  I have so much to be thankful for, in life in general, but specifically in my genealogy hobby.  I took some time away from the blog this summer and away from research as well.  But I have still been … Continue reading

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Church Records Sunday – Council Church in York County, Nebraska

Last summer at the Tracy Family Reunion we visited the old family church on Sunday Morning.  We had a brief informal service where we sang some old hymns, shared memories of the church, my mom spoke about “legacy”, then we … 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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Wordless Wednesday

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Children of Joseph and Margaret Rusler

Children of Joseph and Margaret Rusler (Joseph’s 2nd wife) I have to preface this post with  a description of my research process.  I was working on writing this post and started with Mary Susan who I really didn’t have much … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Obituary – The Death of a Child

As a mother myself, when I hear about the death of a child it brings terror to my heart.  It physically hurts to think about a child dying.  I have been thinking about this alot today because a young girl … Continue reading

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‘Life’s a Journey’ – Movie Memories

My movie memories as a kid and teen were all about the music.  I grew up watching “Oklahoma” live every year at Discoveryland.  My mom and I watched “The Sound of Music” every year when it came on TV.  And … Continue reading

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