Monthly Archives: October 2009

Alma Elizabeth Mineer Felt – Autobiography

The Autobiography of Alma Elizabeth Mineer Felt The is the last of the “histories” that I’ve discovered in mom’s house. As the last to be posted, and quite by accident, it is also by far the best. If any of … Continue reading

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Alma Elizabeth in the Children’s Friend

We’ve already posted the story of Joseph Toronto which appeared in the Childrens Friend earlier this year. Well, we’ve also recently discovered that another of our ancestors, one of Giuseppe’s contemporaries, Alma Elizabeth Mineer also has a story that also … Continue reading

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Michael Has a Girlfriend! – Updated!

We finally spoke with Michael on the phone this morning and found out, while we were talking with him, that he was with… (gasp)… a girl! Giovanna Boscarino! He met her in Milan when he went there for General Conference. … Continue reading

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A Cherry Tree Behind the Iron Curtain

The Autobiography of Martha Toronto Anderson Aunt Martha, the wife of my Dad’s brother Uncle Wally, has truly amazing stories to tell. Uncle Wally was the Mission President of the Czeckoslovakia Mission for more than 32 years, up until his … Continue reading

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From Ruth Flake – Cousin

Hello Cousin Joe, How wonderful it has been to see all the pictures of your fine family and especially my beloved Aunt Helen. (I am Bob and Clara’s daughter) and I was so excited when my sister, Linda Toronto Cox, … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Toronto Cave

My cousin-once-removed Sylvia Marshall, commented on my blog wondering if the Toronto Cave still exists? Most Torontos have heard about when Giuseppe Taranto lived there and herded cattle for Brigham Young, but is it just lore or is there really … Continue reading

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