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  • Gwendolen Mary Raverat (1885 - 1957)
    Gwendolen Mary "Gwen" Raverat née Darwin (26 August 1885 – 11 February 1957) was a celebrated English wood engraving artist who co-founded the Society of Wood Engravers in England. online Bio. Cont...
  • Dr. Eugen Szkolny (1873 - 1961)
    From: AN OBERNDOERFFER FAMILY HISTORY (OBERDORF – ANSBACH – MUNICH) including (amongst others) the Merzbacher , Selz and Aufhaeuser branches MEMOIRS OF DR EUGEN SZKOLNY (22 Aug 1873 Berlin – ...
  • Stanley Arthur Frankel (1918 - 1999)
    Stanley Frankel (1918-1999) Papers, 1916-1999 Series 31/6/84 Boxes 1-17 1 Biography Stanley Arthur Frankel was born on December 8, 1918, in Dayton, Ohio to Mandel Frankel of Peoria, Illinois ...
  • Eleanor Mary Acland (1878 - 1933)
    GRO Birth Index CROPPER, ELEANOR MARY Mother's maiden name HOLLAND GRO Reference: 1878 M Quarter in KENDAL Volume 10B Page 684 WIKI Eleanor Acland born the daughter of Charles James ...
  • Frank Tom Bank (1942 - 2013)
    Frank Bank (April 12, 1942 – April 13, 2013) was an American actor, particularly known for his role as Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on the 1957–1963 situation comedy television series Leave It to Beav...

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Writing a life story is "the invention of me" - and an unreliable source for genealogists.

"A memoir," says Gore Vidal, "is how one remembers one's own life, while an autobiography is history, requiring research, dates, facts double-checked. In a memoir it isn't the end of the world if your memory tricks you and your dates are off by a week or a month as long as you honestly try to tell the truth" (Palimpsest: A Memoir, 1995).

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