Monthly Archives: April 2011

Philip Tirrell

Transcript of will for Philip Tirrell, Denton, Lincolnshire.Document1

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Dr. Allen W Perry, Lindsay California

Years of searching and more years of not even knowing, my dad finally uncovered information about his great-grandfather’s death. Allen Wallace Perry was born in Arlington MN on March 13, 1856. His twin sister, Alice, married Elbert Keith and moved … Continue reading

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Charles Perry in St Paul MN

In the process of doing genealogy when I moved back to Minnesota I discovered that some of my Dad’s family remained in Minnesota from the 1850s to the 1980s. My Dad’s dad, while born in Minnesota, grew up in eastern … Continue reading

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Willie Nelings and the Blizzard of 1887

Willie Nelings was a schoolteacher during the great Dakota Blizzard of 1887. According to a newspaper report in Wisconsin, where her sister lived, Willie saved the lives of her students during the storm by tying them together and leading them … Continue reading

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More work

I was hoping to do some research during a break in employment. The break never materialized, thus I spend every day in the office and none at genealogy.

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