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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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Reinold Rode (1905-1992)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 39 Reinold Rode (1905-1992) By – Don Taylor No Story too Small  I have a friend that lured me into researching some of her Eastern European immigrants. Actually, she didn’t lure me; she … Continue reading

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