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Louis and two boys

Boys are beyond the range of anyone’s sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years. [James Thurber] Upper Right: Louis Frederick Misgades Upper Left: his oldest son, Edgar Louis Misegades Center: his … Continue reading

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Grandma Kate’s Family

GRANDMA KATE'S FAMILY

Front Row: Bertha Minnie, Margaret Caroline, Fred? (small boy), Michael, Anna Marie or Mary, Clara. Back Row: Adolph, Katherine Hulda, August William

At the time Grandma Kate (Katherine Hulda) was about 18

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Kate’s Boys

Kate's Boys

This image and description of my grandfather Edgar and his four brothers comes from cousin Katherine Misegades of Ft. Wayne, IN, daughter of my great uncle Harold Misegades, the cute fellow on the far left. “This picture was taken a very short time before Henry drowned in 1915 at a Sunday School picnic. From left to right Harold, Henry, Ed, Gene, Roy. It was taken in Peru, KS. They moved to Danville, IL after San Francisco. Uncle Harold was born there in ’08 and they moved to Peru in 1910, before Uncle Roy was born in 1911. If they  lived in Alton, IL after San Francisco I didn’t know it but it is possible.”

My only uncle, Dean Misegades, and my father, Paul Arthur Misegades (PAM), taken, I’d guess around 1933-1934 when my father would have been 3-4. He was born in Ft. Wayne, IN on January 22nd, 1931, and passed away on May 30th, 2003 in Southern Pines, NC. Dean passed away on April 1st, 2012. They are the sons of Edgar Louis and Lavonne Misegades. Edgar, my grandfather, was the eldest of five sons of Louis and Katherine ‘Kate’ Misegades, and was born in 1901.

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Dean and Paul Misegades

Dean and Paul Misegades

My only uncle, Dean Misegades, and my father, Paul Arthur Misegades (PAM), taken, I’d guess around 1933-1934 when my father would have been 3-4. He was born in Ft. Wayne, IN on January 22nd, 1931, and passed away on May 30th, 2003 in Southern Pines, NC. Dean passed away on April 1st, 2012. They are the sons of Edgar Louis and Lavonne Misegades. Edgar, my grandfather, was the eldest of five sons of Louis and Katherine ‘Kate’ Misegades, and was born in 1901.

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Grandpa and Grandma Misegades

Grandpa and Grandma Misegades

The ones that started our family

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