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Cast of Characters: Grace~~ My Great Grandmother Grace Louise Carson Stockmaster Orrenda~~My 2nd Great Grandmother Orrenda M. Willes Carson Della~~My 2nd Great Aunt Mary Dell Carson Criswell Allen Ral~ My 2nd Great Uncle (Great Grand Uncle) James Ralston Carson Jr., DVM … Continue reading
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Here is a scanned letter my 2nd Great Grandmother Orrenda Willes Carson sent to my Grandfather Frederick Charles Stockmaster and Great Uncle Russell Carson Stockmaster in 1914. My Grandfather was 14 years old and my Great Uncle was 16 years old.
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Cast of “Characters” Mother Carson~~My 2nd Great grandmother Orrenda Willes Carson Grace~~My Great Grandmother Grace Louise Carson Stockmaster Uncle Oliver~~My 2nd Great Uncle Oliver F Wills, Orrenda’s brother in Iowa Ral~ My 2nd Great Uncle (Great Grand Uncle) James Ralston … Continue reading
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My second Great Grandmother, Orrenda Willes Carson, was a school teacher from Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York. Orrenda attended the Newbury Academy in Vermont, and joined the Teacher Corps organized by Gov. Slade of Vermont in the late 1800’s. Orrenda traveled … Continue reading