Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas, cousins and all who read these increasingly rare posts I make on this blog. Enjoy this coat-of-arms from Tynset, the municipality from which some of our ancestors came. I thought this particular coat-of-arms would make an appropriate Christmas … Continue reading

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Where Emil Was Baptized

As I was perusing again the history of Onalaska, Wisconsin, From Sawmills to Sunfish, I discovered a photo that should have been included with one of first posts I made on this blog. Our grandfather, Emil Borreson, was baptized October … Continue reading

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WMH article: From Telemark to Tamarack

Five Borreson brothers, sons of Emil and Gina, were competitive ski jumpers in western Wisconsin, from Westby in the south to Cameron in the north, from St. Paul in the west to Racine in the east. And two more of … Continue reading

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