Tag Archives: Appleton

Deciphering Foreign Language Records & the Appleton Public Library

I just watched an excellent presentation hosted by the Appleton Public Library, “Tips and Tricks for Deciphering Foreign Language Records” by Katherine Schober. It probably had the best tips and tricks for translating from other languages I’ve ever seen. Katherine … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 72

Fisher’s Appleton, Appleton, WI & The Lyric, East Saint Louis, IL Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at three clippings from the Donna Darling Collection. Fisher’s Appleton This first clipping has no … Continue reading

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Ancestor Bio – Abner C. Darling (1811-1880)

By Don Taylor I continue investigating the siblings of Rufus Holton Darling. In this research, I was able to extend my knowledge of Rufus’ mother Sally Ann (Munsell) Darling. I learned that Sally moved in with her son, Abner, and … Continue reading

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Appleton Surname and My Appleton Ancestors

Appleton Surname Saturday Name Origin Appleton is a surname based upon habitation, that is to say based upon where a person lived or came from. If it were Orchard, you would know right off; however, Appleton comes from æppeltun, Old … Continue reading

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