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Roy U. WILSON (1894-1939) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 6)

My mother’s daddy died when she was only 8 years old. His full name was Roy Ulmont WILSON, born 1 October 1894 near Warrington, Hancock County, Indiana, to Isaac Andrew WILSON, a blacksmith and farmer in Brown Township, and Barbara … Continue reading

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Earl Lawrence TRAUTMAN (1893-1964) : “Auto Salesman Arraigned in Hit and Run” or How my Grandfather Got into the 1940 Census Twice – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 4)

So today, I’m out and about to get groceries and such, and I’m backing up in this big, red SUV I’m sharing.1 I look in my rear view mirror and see what appears to be this huge metal light pole. … Continue reading

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OUTDATED: James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado”

James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado” EDITED 1 February 2022: New information has come to light. Another James W. Wilson died on 17 March 1945 in Colorado, with an obituary in The Daily Reporter (Greenfield, … Continue reading

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James Joseph WILSON (19 January 1929 – 21 March 1985) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 2)

James Joseph WILSON was born James Joseph TRAUTMAN on 19 January 1929,  Staten Island, Richmond County, New York, USA.1 He died James Joseph WILSON on 21 March 1985, in Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Indiana, USA.2 He was 56. James Joseph … Continue reading

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