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Great Aunt Hester Jester

Here's my latest puzzle. Aunt Hester was born Laura H. Harris, Nov 1909 in Indianapolis, Ind area to Charles R. Harris and Audrey Humbert Harris. I know at some point she lived in San Francisco and she had married a man named Guy Jester (supposedly husband #7). She moved back to Indianapolis, Indiana area and married husband #8 who was 20 years younger than her. After divorcing "the kid" she moved to Terre Haute, Indiana where there are no records of her. Rumor is she was a madam, had a tattoo… Continue

Added by Kelli Davis Underhill on July 11, 2009 at 12:22pm — 1 Comment

Brick Walls and missing puzzle pieces

I had been researching my Harris/Humbert family history for many years, unable to break through the very large brick wall that stood before me. I began to think maybe these people didn't really exist. I was mainly working off of the collective memories of my family after all. However, one day I decided to lay all my paperwork out in front of me and scour it to make sure there was nothing I was missing. I had looked over these pages many times but I just knew the answer had to be there… Continue

Added by Kelli Davis Underhill on July 8, 2009 at 10:24am — 4 Comments

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