by Dorothy Barr
My e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
live in Ontario, Canada.
One day my sister and I had
arranged to meet after work for
dinner. Since I finish work earlier than her, I said that
she could meet me at the provincial archives which are really
close to where she works.
I was looking for my great
grandfathers brother in a census as I knew the town he was
living in. My sister walked in just as I found the entry.
I was going to print just that portion of the page.
wait a minute look at this... further down the page was a
Rosanna Schwartz. We knew my greatgrandfather had a sister named
Rosanna which was not a common name in the 1800's. My sister
had remembered an elderly lady telling us that one of the
sisters had married a Schwartz.
I had not remembered that
piece of information and would not even have printed that
piece of the page had my sister not shown up at precisely
In addition since I had to scroll further down
the page to get the entire family in the area that would
print we found my great-grandfather's mother as well
(she was another Rosanna).
Submitted: Sun Feb 1 14:38:23 1998
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