Historical and Genealogical Research by Susan C. Fassbender
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1909 ~ 1929 ~ 2019

Nines were pivotal years for Roland John Tapper, Sr. On August 1, 1909 he was…

September 8, 1860

The sinking of the Lady Elgin changed the Cook family forever.  Both family-wise with the…

A Face to a Name

I grew up hearing about the Cook Tragedy. The day  that the Lady Elgin sank,…