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Margaret Ellen Wilson, 3 April 1931, Muncie, Indiana

I loved my mother so much, although I often had a strange way of showing it. But she was my best friend, my companion. We had so much fun, particularly after I became an adult. She understood me, but she … Continue reading

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My Aunt Janie

My Aunt Janie died 15 years ago today. She was my aunt by marriage, but when I was a child growing up, I didn’t know that. I just knew her as Aunt Janie. She was married to one of my … Continue reading

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Ida May (TREES) WILSON (1869-1898) – “She was not ready to die” – 52 Ancestors

Ida May (TREES) WILSON was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (LARIMORE) TREES. At the age of  18, she married my great grand uncle Joseph Eddy WILSON. She had three little children, then suffered “lung trouble,” and died at the … Continue reading

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Carol Vernice (VAN DUYN) WILSON: My Favorite Photo – 52 Ancestors (2015 #14)

My favorite ancestral photograph is of my maternal grandmother, Carol Vernice (VAN DUYN) WILSON, with a scarf on her head and holding her red patent leather purse, while overlooking the Colorado River.

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Maude Olive (BUSSELL) KUHN – *Protecting a One Week Old Baby* During a Cyclone – 52 Ancestors (2015 #12)

I goofed. My cousin is graciously willing to take some of the blame, having gotten the story mixed up. But I should have verified. I should have questioned the discrepancy. I should have confirmed the birth date. I should have … Continue reading

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