Category Archives: childhood

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The Andersen Family

The Andersen Family taking Telegraph Road east Elizabeth “Bette” Andersen (my birth Mother) was born on April 1st, 1921 in Independence, Missouri. Bette’s father Harvey Andersen was the son of Danish immigrants that arrived in this [...]

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Jumbo the family Elephant

Jumbo the family Elephant: Just how Jumbo the Elephant enters the familial equation can’t go without mentioning. The merger of the Kuhn and Whittaker families is the all-important event. Mary Whittaker’s marriage to William C. Kuhn in 1914 is [...]

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Finding Bette and Brothers

Finding Bette and Brothers A bit more difficult… My newly discovered Aunt Nona (Kuhn) lived on Kingston a few houses up the street from her brother-in-law Lloyd Kuhn and his family. Lloyd was another of Harold Kuhn “the Dad’s” older [...]

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Baby Shoes

Baby Shoes Seashore Pools and Frozen Custard There was a house at 911 Mayburn in Dearborn that was just a few houses off my beaten path to a huge gigantic public swimming pool that many kids ventured to from our neighborhood in the Township. We [...]

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