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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Wordless Wedding Wednesday: Streffs, March 3, 1979
From the left the adults are Paul, Buddy, Tom, Bud, and Betty Pape Streff, Marianne Streff &...
Monday, July 21, 2014
Military Monday: My Civil War Ancestors
At left: Jacob Shelton, my great-great-great-grandfather, Confederate At right, Joseph Willia...
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Society Saturday: Erath County Genealogical Society
Today I spoke to the Erath County (Texas) Genealogical Society in my role as the Coordinator for ...
Friday, July 18, 2014
Friday's Faces From the Past: Bob & Lorrie Pape
An undated photo of Uncle Bob and Aunt Lorrie Pape from my parents' photo collection. It...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Wordless Wedding Wednesday: Dietz Family, August 1977
Standing: cousins Ruth, Rob, Regina, Rich, and Ron. Seated: Uncle Das, cousin Shelly, Aunt Mo...
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Black Sheep Sunday: Jacob Shelton's Murderer, John Dove, in Prison
A few months back, I wrote a couple blog posts about one of my family's black sheep, my great-g...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Friday's Faces From the Past: Mare, Buddy, and Uncle Bob, ABT 1953
My cousins Marianne and Bud Streff, and my Uncle Bob Pape, probably in 1953. Bob was still in t...
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: Mare, Betty, & Rho, ABT 1953
My aunt Betty Pape Streff with daughters Marianne and Rosemary, outside the home of Betty's ...
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Sentimental Sunday: Dietz Kids, June 1958
Shelly, Ruth, and Ron in June 1958, according to my mother's handwritten note on the back of t...
Friday, July 4, 2014
Friday's Faces From the Past: Happy Independence Day!
Breathless watches the July 4 parade in Granbury, Texas, 2006 © Amanda Pape - 2014 - click he...
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