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Bernt Borresen in La Crosse

One of the family mysteries has been Bernt Borresen, our grandfather Emil’s uncle and his godfather in 1872. Although I have learned much about him, including his marriage and family, his death before 1905 remains an unknown. He and his … Continue reading

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Railroads and Our Ancestors

Railroads were a more obviously important part of our ancestors’ lives than they are our own. On a few blog postings, I have referred to them and here I’ll try to pull that together with a few additions. In the … Continue reading

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