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10 Sep 2013

Berggren Brothers of Ishpeming, Michigan, for Tombstone Tuesday

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The Berggren brothers of Sweden were killed “in the usual way” mining iron ore in Ishepeming, Michigan, in 1889. Today’s Tombstone Tuesday is about Lars Erick and Per August and the grief their friends and family felt decades later. When I went to the Upper Peninsula, I was determined to find [...]

18 Oct 2011

Tombstone Tuesday: Major Harry Winfield Schenck

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Major Harry Winfield Schenck, 1910-1945, United States Military Academy Post Cemetery Last week I had the privilege of visiting the United States Military Academy Post Cemetery Last week I had the privilege of visiting the United States Military Academy Post Cemetery at West Point. Over 100 notables are buried there, but [...]

28 Sep 2010

Wyatt Anderson Daniel, Died 1942 in Uravan, Colorado

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Today’s Tombstone Tuesday is about Wyatt Anderson DANIEL, who died in Uravan, Colorado, in 1942. It’s also about unheralded loss, synchronicity, and wonders of genealogy on the Internet. My mother-in-law died long before I met my husband. He told me his mother’s first husband had died in an accident, perhaps in [...]