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My German Heritage, Part Four — The Second Elise

My great grandparents William H Theler and Emma Belduke were married in San Francisco in 1875 and by 1880 were living in a boarding house on O’Farrell Street in the Tenderloin. Their first daughter, Grace, was born on April 21, … Continue reading

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My Dad’s Worst Dinner

My grandmother’s name was Margaret Henrietta Muckle. She was born 140 years ago today in the rip-roaring town of Virginia City, Nevada. Her parents were Irish immigrants — one from County Down and one from County Roscommon — who met … Continue reading

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