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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 5 – Wachenheim an der Weinstrasse and into France

In 1891 a man from Friedelsheim, Germany became a naturalized US citizen in Cleveland, Ohio.  That man was my Great-Great-Grandfather.  Through a relatively convoluted chain of events, in the 1990’s families on both sides of the Atlantic who were wondering … Continue reading

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Apple Buttering

As a child I lived in a rural area in southern Indiana with an abundance of apples, and making apple butter was an annual church fundraiser. Bushels and bushels of apples were collected and distributed to the congregation, and the … Continue reading

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