Monthly Archives: September 2012

Nels A. Hanson Homestead

Photos of the homestead of Nels A. Hanson, west of Lily, South Dakota. Nels and his wife Anna Mathilda Johnson were the parents of twelve children, the youngest being my mother-in-law, Frances Hanson Lohr. Her father passed away in 1916 … Continue reading

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Lohr Store in Abensberg

My friend Anke in Germany recently saw this store in Abensberg, about 62 miles north of Munich. Although the Lohr name is not uncommon in Germany, we know of no connection between the owners of this store and my husband’s … Continue reading

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42 Years (and More to Come)

My husband Jim and I recently celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary.  And, yes, the years have gone by very quickly from the early days of Jim finishing his graduate program and our first apartment.  We paid $95 monthly rent for … Continue reading

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Memories of the Trip (One Year Later)

The one year anniversary of a wonderful trip to Germany my husband and I took is rapidly approaching. It was truly the genealogy trip of a life time. I expect it could never be repeated to such an extent as … Continue reading

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