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daniel rosenstein

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daniel and fanny, ca 1927

My great-great-grandparents Daniel and Fanny got married, at least in part, because Fanny’s twin sister was a good cook. I’ve written about this story before, but to refresh your memory, Fanny was apparently very bad in the kitchen, while her twin sister, whose name I don’t know, was considerably more gifted culinarily-speaking. When prospective suitor … Continue reading

daniel, 1918/1929

My great-great grandfather Daniel, pictured above with wife Fanny and granddaughters Marilyn and Dione, was a man of relatively slim means and several different livelihoods. By the time this photograph was taken in 1929, the success of his sons had provided him with a comfortable life, but there was a time when this was not … Continue reading

fanny and daniel, ca. 1927

fanny had a twin sister, a girl whose name has been lost to the sands of time. i don’t know if they were identical or fraternal twins, but regardless, they were apparently not identical in the realm of culinary arts. when a prospective husband for fanny materialized and was to come to the family home … Continue reading