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Ancestor Sketch – Lars Mattson (b. 1859)

Matson ProjectMatson/Mattson LineBy Don Taylor When Lars Mattson was born in 1859 in Järna, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Lars, was 35 and his mother, Margareta, was 28. He married Christine Ericson on February 4, 1881. They had 13 children in … Continue reading

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Ancestor Sketch – Bernhart Trumpi (1817-1879)

Howell/Darling ResearchDarling-Huber-Trümpi LineBy Don Taylor Darling Ancestor #60 Following Bernhard Trümpi of Glarus, Switzerland, is somewhat difficult. Finally, there are many other Bernhard Trümpi who lived in Glarus, including: Disentangling them is always tricky. Additionally, I don’t read Swiss-German, making … Continue reading

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Photo Friday – Phair, Phelps, & Tucker

By Don Taylor This week, for Photo Friday, I identify the people in five more envelopes from the Ethel Wight Studio Collection[i]. The envelopes typically contain the name of the person who paid for the photos, not necessarily of the … Continue reading

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Don Taylor Genealogy – 2022 Year in Review

By Don Taylor The primary purpose of my blog is to help me understand my genealogical findings. It is like a diary or journal that I use to focus on what I know. It helps me to stay focused and … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 85

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at a clipping from the Donna Darling Collection with Donna in her fashion coat. Donna Darling. Bathing Beauties of Movies Here in Revue at the Lincoln. … Continue reading

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