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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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Tombstone Tuesday – Rusler Tombstone through the years

Rusler Tombstone long ago. Council Cemetery, York, Nebraska

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An Immigrant’s Journey

My great great great grandfather, Joseph Rusler started for America in 1852.  He left a wife and three young children in Baden, Germany.  The trip should have taken about eight to twelve weeks .  He traveled on a sailing vessel, … Continue reading

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