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Robert Arbuckle Naturalization

Robert Arbuckle and his family emigrated from Scotland to Canada and eventually to Minnesota.  Here’s a copy of his Naturalization Certificate, very special since it carries Robert’s signature. Naturalization Certificate – Robert Arbuckle ********************************************************* Susan J. Edminster, Granite Falls, WA … Continue reading

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The Grave of Robert Arbuckle and Jean McNiven

Good Evening, Robert Arbuckle and Jean McNiven Arbuckle are buried in Wadena City Cemetery, Wadena Minnesota.  I was able to get some pictures of the graves one sunny day a few years ago…. there were challenges but I’ll explain in … Continue reading

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The Will and Probate of Robert Arbuckle, (1821-1895)

The will of Robert Arbuckle: IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN I Robert Arbuckle of Wadena in the County of Wadena and State of Minnesota being of sound mind and memory, and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory … Continue reading

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The Death of Robert Arbuckle (1821-1895)

SUICIDE OF ROBERT ARBUCKLE Our community was greatly shocked Wednesday to hear that one of our old citizens, Robert Arbuckle, had taken his own life by swallowing a dose of strychnine.  The deceased was a widower, and had his home … Continue reading

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Will the Real Robert Arbuckle Please Stand Up?

Remember the old game show “To Tell the Truth”  popular in the late 1950’s?  The game went something like this: There are four people trying to correctly identify a described contestant. This contestant is accompanied by two impostors who pretend to … Continue reading

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Daly Family Plot

Here’s a lovely photograph of the Daly Family Plot in Dover Delaware.  Many thanks to Debi Dow Fenimore for sharing this picture! ***************************************************************** Susan J. Edminster, Granite Falls Washington, November 19, 2011 All Rights Reserved Picture is the property of … Continue reading

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The Bank

Hello Everyone, Here a two wonderful pictures of the original Lakeville Bank building, the bank started by W.H. and F.A. Samels…. enjoy! ********************************************************************************** Building as it looks today. Many thanks to cousin Pat Vasatka for sharing these pictures. Susan J. … Continue reading

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