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Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Neighbor Lady Applied

This woman applied for a homestead in Nebraska in the 1880s. What is her name?

11 comments:

  1. And with a name like Antje, she (or her parents) may be from the Netherlands.

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  2. Antje Albers

    is it.

    She is a native of Ostfriesland, Germany.

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    1. Ostfriesland means East Friesland, which borders on the Netherlands (or at least the "Low Countries"), right?

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