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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Who are We?

Among the items a family leaves behind are often a group of unidentified pictures, right?  I spend a lot of time sitting here scratching my head, looking at faces to see who the person resembles, checking their hair style and … Continue reading

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Samels Family Photo Album

Hello to Samels cousins and interested friends, I’ve added a gallery slide show of  Samels pictures in  my collection.  Special thanks to my Minnesota cousins, Pat, Loretta and Marie for sharing their Samels family photographs. Some pictures are a bit … Continue reading

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Frank and Jean Shane, A Love Story

Hello to All, I’ve recently undertaken a clean-up, re-organize and re-write for my blogs …oh my… it’s taking awhile.  But yesterday I did finish a re-write of my parents story: Frank and Jean Shane, A Love Story and have posted … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Death of the Shane Brothers

This evening I have a post for you about the Shane brothers….this would be my grandfather Robert Nolan Shane and his brother John.  They died just 12 days apart in 1918 and this article appeared in the Monticello Express, April … Continue reading

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Robert Arbuckle Handwriting Analysis

In the fall of 2009 I heard a presentation on the “Genealogy Gems Podcast” that had to do with handwriting analysis.  The podcast host, Lisa Louise Cooke was interviewing Paula Sassi,  Certified Master Graphologist and I found the presentation very, … Continue reading

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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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