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Benjamin Franklin Wurtz ~ Wordless Wednesday

OK… So, this is more like Minimal Words Wednesday. I couldn’t help myself. Benjamin (or Benjamen) Franklin WURTZ (1880-1975) was my second-great-grandfather on my maternal grandfather’s side. He was the father of Ethel Helen WURTZ (1906-2000) who raised and became … Continue reading

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Caroline Philippine BREIMEIER’s Obituary

This obituary contains a lot of useful information, but unfortunately there also seems to be a few mistakes. I love that it tells all about Caroline’s last days and a great story about her life. The problem is that there … Continue reading

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Marriage License of Carl HERZ and Bertha SCHWICHTENBERG

“To any Person Legally Authorized to Solemnize Marriage, Greeting:  Marriage may be celebrated between Mr. Carl Herz of Chicago in the County of Cook and State of Illinois of the age of 36 years, and Miss Bertha Schwichtenberg of Chicago … Continue reading

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