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Good morning friends,
I've meant Donna and her brother once. They were having coffee with some
friends in Denison's Hy-Vee grocery store. It was really interesting to
listen to her remenise about her life growing up around here. I've even
seen the old homestead, and try to visit the Donna Reed Festivals every
Thank you for reminding us that even this area produces stars and well
known personalities. Often people think of Iowa as John Wayne country,
but there are others' from this area as well!
Quoting Gwen Kaufman <gwenkaufman(a)yahoo.com>:
> And at least two brothers too according to the 1930 census entry.
> I'm glad this opened up some discussion.
> F3dback(a)aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 6/10/04 6:36:06 AM US Mountain Standard Time,
> gwenkaufman(a)yahoo.com writes:
> > I wasn't aware that Donna Reed was in Crawford Co. Iowa in
> 1930...til I
> > stumbled across this entry for her:
> Donna Reed was born Donna Mullenger.
> I baled straw for her parents in 1948.
> They lived southeast of Denison.
> Donna has at least 2 sisters.
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In a message dated 6/10/04 6:36:06 AM US Mountain Standard Time,
> I wasn't aware that Donna Reed was in Crawford Co. Iowa in 1930...til I
> stumbled across this entry for her:
Donna Reed was born Donna Mullenger.
I baled straw for her parents in 1948.
They lived southeast of Denison.
Donna has at least 2 sisters.
The 1930 Federal Census for Ward 1 in Denison transcribed by Melba
McDowell is posted on the Crawford Co. GenWeb site. Its in the Census category of
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