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OMG – Another Half-Sibling

Half-Siblings provide the proof Brown, DNA By Don Taylor Thanks to autosomal DNA testing, I’ve learned who my biological father is. I have discovered and met some of my “new” half-siblings on my biological father’s side. I have also discovered that … Continue reading

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Donna – A “Cabaret Girl” in Panama.

We know that Grandpa Dick (Clifford/Richard Brown/Durand) was in the Army in the late 1920s and early 1930s and was stationed in Panama where he and Donna met. We don’t know exactly when Donna and her husband Sammy Amsterdam went … Continue reading

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Memories of Sharon Huffman

Sharon Huffman (c 2009) [My first cousin, once removed, Sharon Marie (Larson) Huffman, recently passed away. Among her documents was one where she wrote of some of her memories regarding her grandparents, my great-grandparents Arthur Durwood and Mary Elizabeth (Manning) … Continue reading

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Road Trip & [Clifford] Dick Brown in Corozal, Canal Zone, Panama.

I have never been on a genealogical research trip.  Certainly, I’ve had a desire to go to the Family History Center in Salt Lake City, the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and the National Archives in Washington … Continue reading

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Letter of Delores Sarah Brown Pribbenow dated Letter – 4 April 2005.

Amanuensis Monday  Transcript of Letter from Delores Brown Pribbenow I find Facebook to be one of the absolute best resources I’ve ever used for research. A few months ago I was able to “friend” a first cousin once removed. “BLZ’s” … Continue reading

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100 Years ago – Clifford D. Brown (AKA Richard Earl Brown) (AKA Richard Earl Durand)

Arthur Durwood Brown Family abt 1912Clifford (Dick) is 3rd from left in suspenders.Source: Personal Photo Collection In 1914, 11-year-old Clifford was living with his parents, Arthur Durwood and Mary Elizabeth Manning Brown in Merkel Township, Kidder County, North Dakota. It … Continue reading

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Arthur Durwood Brown (1869-1928)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 41 – Arthur Durwood Brown (1869-1928) By – Don Taylor No Story Too Small Sometime you have an ancestor for whom you know there are a lot more stories about them. Arthur Durwood … Continue reading

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Clifford Brown (aka Richard Earl Durand, aka Richard Earl Brown) (1903-1990)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 38 – Clifford Brown (aka Richard Earl Durand, aka Richard Earl Brown (1903-1990) By – Don Taylor No Story too Small We all have someone in our tree that is confusing. It is that … Continue reading

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Clifford and Luella (Bean) Brown

My mother and I received the results of our 23 & Me autosomal testing.  My mother’s closest match, according to 23 & Me, is a second-third cousin with whom she shares 2.30%, 11 segments.  I contacted the individual. We quickly … Continue reading

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