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Artificial Intelligence Brings Family Photos To Life

I found out about this app through Facebook and gave it a try. It can be a little creepy, but it brought a tear to my eye to see my great-grandma and grandpa Frederick moving and smiling. Click the link below to learn more. Source: Artificial Intelligence Brings People in Historic Photos Back To Life

family history, History

Finding My Family

As I put the Frederick family history together, I've run into a few roadblocks and mysteries in y genealogy journey. As of late, I've been working on finding and documenting some of the extended family relationships with my great-great-grandmother Ella (Zillmer) Frederick. A photograph is at the center of my genealogy conundrum in this search.… Continue reading Finding My Family

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Grandpa’s Tractors

Grandpa and his BF Avery A tractor I remember visiting Grandma and Grandpa Frederick's house as a kid and Grandpa would dig out the photo albums. We would go through and he would tell a story about certain pictures--I wish I could remember them all! There was one album with pictures of tractors, equipment and… Continue reading Grandpa’s Tractors

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Letters to Lorraine-June 25, 1935

Neosho, WisconsinJune 25, 1935 Dearest Lorraine, I never hear from you, so I thought I'd write again.How did your get over the birthday? Ha! Ha!Did you go to the Schwartz Sunday? I was to Neosho to the church picnic, that is with the folks. Was you and Melvin here Sunday to get me? How about… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-June 25, 1935

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Letters to Lorraine-May 21, 1935

Cataract, WisconsinMay 21st 1935 Dear Lorraine, Must take time and answer your letter tonight. We have been so busy. We have our house cleaning done. Yesterday I helped the men folks plant corn. Planted 13 acres. They still have more to plant for the silo. I can hardly walk to-day my feet are so sore.… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-May 21, 1935

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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

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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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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