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My grandfather John R Bloom 1884 to 1935 and his ancestors

When I became interested in my family’s genealogy a decade ago, there was no  living relative who remembered anything about my maternal grandfather except his, name … John Bloom.  With the resources of and (the Mormon Church genealogy … Continue reading

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Simon & Dora Ghertner’s questions answered and mysteries surface

Question answered: Census records from 1920 indicate Simon emigrated from Romania in 1902. That same census indicates Dora emigrated from Russia in 1885, where she was allegedly born in 1885 Minor mystery: Simon Ghertner listed his birth date as August … Continue reading

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