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Do You Remember Quincy? by C. Arthur Fifer
I discovered Do You Remember Quincy, written in 1951 about Quincy, Illinois, where my Wagner side ancestors lived in the 1800s. I didn't find much of use for my research, but it's kind of interesting. Feel free to download. It's public domain.
I recently discovered a letter written in 1884 by George Redeforth in Warsaw, Illinois, to his fiancé Nellie Stenson. Although they aren’t related to me, my ancestor John Wagner lived there at the same time. In my quest to learn about George and Nellie, I discovered an article about my own ancestors and uncovered George's story on the river. Read: