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My great-great-grandfather was Leopold Broschinsky. Leopold was born in Germany in 1852, joined the LDS Church in Berlin sometime in the 1880s, and emigrated from there to Utah shortly after.
Those of you who came to the family reunion saw me spend most of my time in the corner with my wife’s laptop and scanner. I was trying to scan as many pictures as possible out of the mountain of … Continue reading
Continuing my work on the book. I have started on the front matter now (frontispiece, introduction, etc.). Things are progressing. The HTML version of the book may be seen here: http://mikebro.freeshell.org/fam-hist/utahknowltons/. A PDF copy is attached to this post.
Here is the family song as composed by Betty Broschinsky Olsen. Presented at the Broschinsky Family Reunion in 2007.
It ain’t gonna rain no more, no more, It ain’t gonna rain no more, How in the heck will I wash my neck if it ain’t gonna rain no more?
A peanut sat on a railroad track, his heart was all a flutter, Around the bend came the two fifteen (number ten), Choo, Choo – Peanut Butter! (Toot! Toot!) – Peanut Butter!
I went to the animal fair, the birds and the bees were there, The Big Baboon by the light of the moon was combing his auburn hair. The monkey he got drunk, he fell on the elephant’s trunk, The elephant … Continue reading
Peepin’ through the knot-hole of Grandpa’s wooden leg– Who will wind the clock while I’m away, away, Go get the ax, there’s a hair on George’s chin, And a boy’s best friend is his mother, his mother.
I have a dear old daddy, for whom I nightly pray, He has a set of whiskers that are always in the way.
I have posted an HTML version of what I have completed so far of The Utah Knowltons at this address: http://mikebro.freeshell.org/fam-hist/utahknowltons/. The book is still in a very rough state, but work is progressing.