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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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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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