Letters to Santa – Day Four

This Christmas I hope you can sit back and enjoy some old letters (around 1900)  from my (Matt)  distant relatives that came from France and settled in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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“Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a pair of skates and a gun that shoots led bulets and a coarster sled and two story books one about foxey grandpa and one about black beauty and snare drum and a chain for my watch. candy and nuts. Santa that’s all good by. Julius Barrand, 1841 Parnell Ave”

I left the spelling the way that the text shows them. I did a relationship calculator in my genealogy software and here is how I am related to Julius Barrand (born Feb 19th 1900, Fort Wayne Indiana):
Julius E. Barrand and Matt (Me) Barrand are 1st cousins 3 times removed. Their common ancestors are Francis (Frank) Thomas Barrand and Mary Celestine Pauline Perriquey.

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