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Letters to Lorraine-April 1935

Cataract, Wis.April 1935 Dear cousin Lorraine, Thought I would sit down and write a few lines to you. We herd from you. But we been so busy we forgot to write to you. I have been busy with my school work all the time that I didn’t have time. So tonight I thought I would… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-April 1935

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Letters to Lorraine-April 3, 1935

Cataract, WisconsinApril 3rd 1935 Dear Lorraine:- Guess I had better finish this letter started almost a week ago. Ellis came and we went away so I didn’t write that nite. We got his shirt O.K. I got your letter Tues. & Wed. the shirt came. The postage amounted to seven cents. We started house cleaning… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-April 3, 1935

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Letters to Lorraine-April 4,1935

Black River Falls, WisconsinApril 4, 1935 Dear Lorraine, Must take time and write a few lines. How is the world using you any way? It is fair to me. Good as can expected. The folks are all fine at home to was Sunday any way. I surpose the men folks are busy on the field.… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-April 4,1935

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Letters to Lorraine-March 13,1935

Juneau, Wis.March 13, 1935Wednesday Eve Dear Cousin, Well how is every body coming around their I hope fine & dandy. I’m O.K. other wise too. Only a little bit tired yet from last nite. Ray and I were to Doty (?) Park to a penny bingo. I played every game from the beginning till the… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-March 13,1935

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Letters to Lorraine- February 4, 1935

113 North Tenth StreetWatertown, WisconsinFebruary 4, 1935 Dear Lorriane, Must write to you once as I am not very busy tonight, because I got to study periods tomorrow. I was quite busy the last few weeks, because we had our semester exams. I got through in all of them so why should I worry? How… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine- February 4, 1935

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Letters to Lorraine- January 20, 1935

Woodland, WisJan 20, 1935. Dearest Friend Lorraine, Received your letter and was glad to hear from you. Was going to answer back last Sun. But I didn’t get no time for I had to work that day. This Sun the rest are gone except dad and my-self so I got lots of time. We had… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine- January 20, 1935

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Letters to Lorraine- January 14, 1935

B.R. Falls WisconsinJanuary 14, 1935 Dear Lorraine, Well how is the world using you these queer day? It is using me as well as can be expected. Only I wanted to go home Saturday night and it snow so hard I couldn’t and now it is snowing again I see. I washed to day got… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine- January 14, 1935

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Letters to Lorraine-October 29, 1934

I have been working with my first cousin once removed Aryllis on some family history the last couple of year. She has been doing this for many, many years and has some great material to share. Last summer I went to visit with her, and she was kind enough to lend me letters that her… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-October 29, 1934

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New-ish Family Photos

With all of the craziness going on in the world, I am taking some time to do some family history work. I scanned some Frederick family photos given to me a few years ago by my 1st cousin 1x removed. I am also still working on transcribing letters written to my Great Aunt Lorraine as… Continue reading New-ish Family Photos

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A Letter to Ella Frederick

  I’ve posted letters written to my Grand-Aunt Lorraine. I have one letter in that stack that was written to her mother, my great-grandmother, Ella (Zillmer) Frederick. Ella was suffering from an illness for at least a year or so. This letter was written to her by a niece up in Tomah, Wisconsin. At the… Continue reading A Letter to Ella Frederick