Category Archives: Deaths

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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Samels Family Obituaries

I’ve been able to find a number of Samels Family obituaries over the years and want to share them… here they are: PETE SAMELS DIES OF HEART ATTACK Former Merchant of Farmington and Lakeville Drops Dead on Street Peter Samels … Continue reading

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Obituary of Thomas Shane

This obituary was published in the Crosby Journal, April 28, 1922 and carries an incorrect spelling of the Shane surname.  The article spells the name “Schane” instead of “Shane.”  Thomas was the son of James Shane and Theresa (McDonough) Shane. … Continue reading

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Obituary of Robert Nolan Shane

My Grandfather, Robert Nolan Shane died of Pernicious Anemia in Portland, Oregon in 1918.  Here’s his obituary from the Oregon Journal newspaper: SHANE, in this city February 16, Robert N. Shane, aged 55 years, beloved husband of Susan C. Shane, … Continue reading

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New Walker Family Picture Albums

Good Evening, After a long period of fiddling with it I’ve finally managed to add two new items to the Walker Family information.  Both posts are photograph albums… one is general photos of the family going back to William Alexander … Continue reading

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Bridget Shane and the Supreme Court of Iowa

Since I’m not a lawyer this lawsuit and its eventual appearance in the Iowa Supreme Court are somewhat baffling to me.  However, after reading the text for the 100th time (give or take a little) it seems to me that … Continue reading

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