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War, Starvation, and Smallpox Decimate the Rode Family

By – Don Taylor  I have many interesting stories in my family tree, but never have I found a story as heartbreaking, or as compelling, as the story I found regarding my friend’s family.  It is the kind of story … Continue reading

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Genealogical Fun – John & Charlotte Raasch

Sometimes you just need to do something fun.  I had a couple really bad days researching the Darling/Huber (See Brick Wall) line and working on my “Adair Project” without any successes.  A very frustrating few days of work, so it was … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors – Week 45 – Marie C C Raasch (1868-1925)

By – Don Taylor No Story too Small I decided to take a look at a friend’s great grandmother.  I “picked the low-hanging fruit” to see what I could find out.  In my pickings, I start with Ancestry.Com, because I … Continue reading

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Donna Montran joins company of “Chin Chin” – November 1919

On November 7th, 1919, Variety, mentions that Donna Montran received a production engagement for “Chin Chin.” It must have been extremely exciting for Donna.  Chin Chin was a Broadway production which opened at the Globe Theater on October 20th, 1914, … Continue reading

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