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Old 07-22-2013, 10:41 PM
Location: San Marcos, TX
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Originally Posted by Norcalmom99 View Post
I hope to see the home next spring. It's on the east coast and I am on the west coast. I do have some photos of it and checked it out on google maps. Your story made me smile, reminds me of some of my relatives that have passed on.
I hope you get to visit! I wish my kids had some of the same experiences, makes me sad that they haven't, but times change and people spread out too much.
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:32 AM
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I'd have to say my great grand uncle who died in WW1 from disease -- not the Spanish Flu. Died young, no fanfare, no obit, no issue.

But I'd done as much as I could because I had this hole in my chart (my grandmother was raised by her grandmother and her parents were NEVER EVER talked about), and I decided to check Find A Grave and toodling around on there, I found this guy -- I looked him up on a census. When I found him, I found another uncle -- the brother of my grandmother. He's been sent to live with his paternal grandfather -- and BOOM -- there is was. I had the grandfather and went back from there.

Soon after, I found someone who told me my great grandparents names.... and as much info as they had -- which wasn't much.
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