Category Leroy’s Place

Margaretha Meuth Seidel

Margaretha Meuth Seidel

Parents Grandparents Great Grandparents Grt Grt Grandparents

Johann Peter Meuth
Birth – July, 11 1809 – Germany
Death – Mar 10, 1857
Burial -Meuth Hill Cemetery, Bastrop County, Texas

Johann Meuth

Heinrich Meuth

Joannes Meudt
Maria Sophia Winzmann
Marg Meissner Meuth
Details Unkown
Maria Sophia Wagner Meuth
Details Unknown
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Franz Seidel

Frank “Franz” Seidel was born to Franz Seidel Sr. and Veronica “Clessesny” Seidel.

Franz Seidel Sr was born in 1775 in Grodkow, Opole, Poland and died in Germany.

He married Veronica Clessesny who was born in 1790 and was also born, and died, in the same town and State as Franz.

At this time I am unable to find any records as to their parents.

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Plan For Employeer Sponsored Pension Plan Closing 12/31/16

Hello Everyone,

My employer is selling us off and the first thing we learn is they will no longer be funding our pension. I imagine the 401k is next, and if so, I will write about that rollover in a later post.

I got my pension letter several weeks ago. I will receive $280 per month when I hit 67. Care to guess what $280 will buy me 12 years from now? Right, not much.

If I live to be 87...

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Who is the World’s Largest Employer?

Is it…

General Electric, which operates in more than 170 countries?

Ford Motor Co., which operates 90 manufacturing facilities around the world.

Walmart, which operates 11,000 stores in 28 countries.


It’s the US Government!

With approximately 2.7 million civilian employees, the U.S. government is the largest employer in the country.

Add to...

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White Boy Named Leroy

Grandpa had a great job. Worked and retired for the same Company after 55 years.

His sons were tough. Charles, Harry Junior, Melvin, and Leroy. One daughter, Judy.

To my moms mother, Grandma. To her, Matilda, I was always Willy.

They are all gone now. My mom and dad and Judy still lives, perhaps Charlie, but all the others, passed on.

And so it goes, those before these people I do not kn...

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How to become financially independent, 7 simple steps.

1. Save at least 10% of all your earnings.
Laugh not at what I say because of its simplicity, “Truth is always simple.”

2. Control your expenditures.
The simple truth about men and the sons of men is this: That what each of us calls our necessary expenses’ will always grow to equal our incomes unless we protest to the contrary...

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A Thousand Words

It would take a thousand words to tell the full story behind these pictures…


Lily is a Great Dane that has been blind since a bizarre medical condition required that she have both eyes removed. For the last 5 years, Maddison, another Great Dane, has been her sight. The two are, of course, inseparable.




I have never met a selfish person who was truly happy for any extended period of t...

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Our Lake Property

Had our lake property cleared and took Cindy out to see it today. Four lots in Pelican Bay, Texas. About 1/8 a mile from a boat dock on Eagle Mountain Lake. I made a video with my new HP Split and posted it to my YouTube account.

Pelican Bay   Pelican Bay 2





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Goodbye 2015

Well, 2015 sure flew on by. It really is true what they say, “the older you get the faster the years go by”.

A review of 2015

James and Donna are doing great and little Relena is growing fast and talking very well. She is 3 years old this month on the 3rd.

Amanda moved back in with us to save some money. Apartments are so expensive, $600 a month is $7,200 a year and $36K in 5 years...

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Sweat the Big Stuff and Save $26,000

Life is precious — and it’s way too short to spend searching for that Val-Pak coupon for 20% off a $2.95 burger. (That’s a whopping $0.60 savings, by the way.) If you want to bank some serious coin, one simple axiom will serve you better than thousands of Sunday-paper advertising circulars: Sweat the big stuff.

Think about it: Which would you rather pocket, 20% off a $50 purchase or 20...

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