Monthly Archives: December 2010

Merry Christmas! Back in January

Thanks for reading this blog since early November. It’s been fun writing the posts and a bonus when I get your comments. I did add a reunion page – it has a tab on the homepage – and even a photo from … Continue reading

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Christmas Gathering

As a youngster I remember several of the Borreson families gathering for Christmas. Sometimes it would be at the big brick house on the farm in Fitch Coulee when it was home to Nan and Odell and their family. Usually it … Continue reading

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The Borreson Name

Our family name has held questions for me for a long time. Here’s what I know: in Clara’s family history, Homestead, Borre (with / through the o) Andersen Lille Rustad is our “Borreson cousins’” great-great-grandfather who lived in the Loten Parish all his life. He was … Continue reading

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Turn-of-the-Century Wedding

Was there, I wonder, a big to-do about the “turn-of-the-century” something like our own millenium celebration ten years ago? What was happening about as 1899 was about to turn to 1900? Here are few notables from that era: The USA … Continue reading

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