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Richard Tolliver Southard: A Resilient Life For many years I have been drawn to the story of my third great uncle, Richard Tolliver Southard (1844-1934). His… Continue reading "Richard Tolliver Southard: A Resilient Life"
Three Young Women, Gone Too Soon   Several months ago, a friend from Florence, Missouri, asked if I knew about the deaths of three women in… Continue reading "Three Young Women, Gone Too Soon"
A Giant Pickle and a Lady “Waiting” for Him   Ever since I was a kid, I have loved postcards.  I think my ancestors instilled in me a desire… Continue reading "A Giant Pickle and a Lady “Waiting” for Him"
Celebrating John Peter’s 200th All hail and sing happy birthday! Today is the 200th birthday of Johan (Johannes or John) Peter Siegel, my two… Continue reading "Celebrating John Peter’s 200th"
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