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  • [S548] Velten, Frank J. und Velten, Minnie C., Tombstone. St. Trinity Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri. Read and photographed by author.
  • [S549] Unkauf, Wilhelmine Caroline. Baptismal record, 15 Apr 1892. "Baptismal Certificate," (photocopy of the original, a Fraktur certificate printed by Wartburg Publishing House in Waverly, IA), Original in possession of Richard Velten, Ballwin, Saint Louis County, Missouri.
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  • [S858] Joseph Thess, Certificate of Citizenship, duplicate issued September 7, 1938. No. 426117. Original in possession of John H. Thess, Orange, California, Orange, Orange County, California.
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