Names in history – Minneapolis City Directory – Part II

In the 1881 City Directory they have a section that lists the people who were in the 1859 City Directory and are still in the area and in the 1881 City Directory. 1881 Minneapolis City Directory: the link will take you to the book and you can find this page if you scroll down to… Continue reading Names in history – Minneapolis City Directory – Part II

Names in history – Minneapolis City Directory

When you are reading the history of a place, always be on the lookout for names of people and jot them down with a date and place if possible. Here in an 1881 City Directory there is a section that has the history of the area and it contains some names. (Link to the 1881… Continue reading Names in history – Minneapolis City Directory

Finding Indiana people in Canada

  I was looking for a person in Tipton, Indiana and did a Google newspaper search for Tipton, Indiana. I got this newspaper hit. =============================== Lafayette, Nicollet County, Minnesota Lafayette Ledger – May 11, 1907 Saturday https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WVRlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=1pMNAAAAIBAJ&pg=487%2C756411 ===== The person I was looking for was not on this newspaper but these three other Tipton, Indiana… Continue reading Finding Indiana people in Canada

The Story of T/Sgt Jack D. Patzke, USAAF

The Story of T/Sgt Jack D. Patzke, USAAF Personal:  Jack Donald Patzke, born 8 February 1924 at Cass Lake, Cass County, Minnesota, USA, of parents Frank Julius & Myrtle Bertha (Shively) Patzke. Killed on 8 May 1945 in Bavaria, Germany. Service Information: Enlisted in the Army Air Forces (AAF) on 23 November 1942 at Portland,… Continue reading The Story of T/Sgt Jack D. Patzke, USAAF