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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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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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Birthday Cards to Lorraine – February 15, 1935

I will write you & your brother each a long letter soon. But I just came from the show Mrs. Cumnork (?) took me. Last night the Boy Friend & I were to a dance so you will have to excuse this writing be cause I am half a sleep. Wishing you a very happy… Continue reading Birthday Cards to Lorraine – February 15, 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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Writing My Family History

A few months ago I blogged about my plan to write a family history book. I've jumped in and started this fun project! I decided to go with Shutterfly to make this book, only because Molly and I have used that site before for photo albums. I've done some research on what others have done… Continue reading Writing My Family History

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My Family in the Great War

You never know what fun facts you will learn about your family history. It turns out that I have a few family members who fought for the Unites States in World War I. There is also a good chance I had family on the other side. If you couldn't tell by some of my recent… Continue reading My Family in the Great War