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Family Roots Publishing & Meitzler Family Move Update

Last spring we (the Meitzlers) made the decision to move home to Orting, Washington. As of July, we had been gone for 20 years, as it was in July of 1994 that we left Washington State and went on the road in our 36 ft. Safari motorcoach. We didn’t come off the road until 2000, […]

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Fred Keating Farm Buildings in 1924

From 1975 until 1991, with very brief absences, Patty and I lived on the old Fred Keating farm on South Prairie-Carbon River Rd, about 5 miles outside of Orting, in Pierce County, Washington. We raised our kids there. We live in the area again now, but in the City of Orting itself. This photo, scanned […]

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New Free Records Online for Czech Republic, France, Germany, France, Poland, Portugal, Spain & USA at FamilySearch.org

The following was received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch: New Free Records Online for Czech Republic, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain Keep updating your wish list as FamilySearch continues to expand its online historical records. New collection additions this week represent seven European countries.  Millions of records were added for the Czech Republic, […]

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Arline Mills School Census: Dist 117 – Pierce Co, WA – 1 May 1913

The following Images are from the original completed census form for Pierce County School District No. 117, Arline Mills, taken 1 May 1913. This form, along with a number of other Arline School documents was found in a satchel on the Fred Keating farm about 1975 or so, and are now located in the Meitzler […]

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Arline Mills School Census: Dist 117 – Pierce Co, WA – 1 May 1912

The following Images are from the original completed census form for Pierce County School District No. 117, Arline Mills, taken 1 May 1912. This form, along with a number of other Arline School documents was found in a satchel on the Fred Keating farm about 1975 or so, and are now located in the Meitzler […]

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Arline Mills School Census: Dist 117 – Pierce Co, WA – 1 May 1911

The following Images are from the original completed census form for Pierce County School District No. 117, Arline Mills, taken 1 May 1911. This form, along with a number of other Arline School documents was found in a satchel on the Fred Keating farm about 1975 or so, and are now located in the Meitzler […]

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My Home “Town” For 40 Years – Arline Mills, Pierce Co., Wash.

I was raised from my birth on a “farm” of sorts in a small community on the South Prairie-Carbon River Road between the Pierce County towns of South Prairie and Orting, Washington. I spent the first 18 years of my life in a converted school house that was once know as the Arline School. The […]

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