Tag Archives: Collins

Halloween, Sauerkraut and Chocolate

Born either on October 30 or 31st, in 1900, our grandma Marie Catherine Munshausen always claimed Halloween as her birthday. As the 9th of 11 children, her parents might or might not have remembered exactly which day it was. Devout Catholics … Continue reading

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White Pine Thieves and Family Rascals

It’s the Fourth of July and I’m spending my time researching New England records. Today it’s the elusive Collins clan…just too many of them to easily pin down the right ones in the record deficient period. Fun to look, though, … Continue reading

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