Over a century ago, our first common ancestor came to this country. They found family, and friends, and a better life. And now the family continues to grow and spread, reaching great distances, and is made up of people doing many things. I still fondly remember times when we all sat around a house on Cherry Street. Some of the people are now gone, and the house is now part of a new family; but I hope the things shared on this site strengthen those family memories and feelings just a little bit.

Memories

Origins

In response to Kirsten’s question: “What year to Papa come to America? Or how old was he? Does anyone know??” Dad was born on June 27, 1903 in Mejlby, Denmark. He entered the USA in New York in December 1925 and became a naturalized citizen on May 25, 1931. The citizenship certificate has his name …

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Birthdays This Month

  • Elizabeth G. July 2
  • Kathleen C. July 7
  • Harold W. July 16
  • Andy C. July 17
  • Nina W. July 31

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