At long last, do we even know what questions to ask? How do we know to even ask that question or what the correct answer is? How many Russians entwined in the official story of a lone nut, a magic bullet, and a reluctant, accidental Russian immigrant home movie maker are too many?
Meet the family.:
The Russian immigrant grandparents, grandfather’s obit and graves at above link.
Frank – The Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia Universitycvgs.cu-portland.edu › Settlements along the Volga › Original Colonies
Jun 20, 2014 – In an edict dated 26 February 1768, Frank was given the Russian name of Medeveditskii …
The heretofore unknown federal government employed aunt.:
Larrie Schmidt and friends….merely coincidental, or….????
The emigration from Germany to Russia in the years 1763 to 1862
Karl Stumpp – 1973 – 1018 pages – Snippet view
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Background on William M Burley, III’s wife, Elsa Silbernagel :
And…..was Marilyn Sitzman aware of or complicit with Larrie Schmidt?