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Jo Henn
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I hope you all are having a good Summer. Mine's been full! I’ve been working on a profile over the last few weeks, but I’ve realized recently that there is no way I can write it right now that won’t disturb a new-to-me cou...
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Good information to have if you have Canadian ancestors
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Did I break through my brick wall? What do you think?
Map of Ireland, 1830 Click to make bigger. William Bennett is one of my second great-grandfathers on my father's side. In this post, I will tell you about his life, and the historical context in which he lives, to the exte...
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My second great grandfather, updated and corrected.
Map of Ireland, 1830 Click to make bigger. William Bennett is one of my second great-grandfathers on my father's side. In this post, I will tell you about his life, and the historical context in which he lives, to the exte...
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from Pixabay I haven't forgotten the blog. I just haven't had the energy to research or write, for too long. In March I got the flu, ... then I got bronchitis. After I finally went back to work, I came down with the stomach...
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My third great grandmother had children in four decades! Oof!
Ayshire, Scotland Click to make bigger Margaret McFarlane, my second great grandmother, was born on March 10, 1825 in Scotland, according to her death certificate and several censuses in Canada and the U.S. I have some dis...
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Did I break through My Brick Wall? What do you think?
Is This Connection Correct? I am not a genealogist. I am a genealogy hobbyist who works in state agency law in my regular job. I am used to working with evidence, analyzing it, coming to conclusions about its credibility, an...
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Who are his parents? I have an idea.
Is This Connection Correct? I am not a genealogist. I am a genealogy hobbyist who works in state agency law in my regular job. I am used to working with evidence, analyzing it, coming to conclusions about its credibility, an...
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I found some new information on my second great grandparents (individually).. I also found that some of what I'd previously written was wrong. I've pulled the old post so as not to perpetuate misinformation.
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Leave me out too! I like to explore beyond my comfort zone!!!

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Terrific post!
Case in point. Our family as known for over a hundred years that our grandmother, Eliza Sampson, was from France and that her husband Henry Friedlander, was from somewhere on the continent. They married, had three children and lived in Saint Peter Port on Guernsey off the French coast where ...
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Hi! I'm a mid-life  woman with a high stress professional job that I sometimes love; I'm a bookworm who doesn't have enough time to read; I lean left politically; I'm a liberal Christian (yep, we exist), and an insomniac. My newest passion is family history. I love researching my ancestors and finding out their stories; I'm not only collecting names. I've also started a blog to keep my family informed of my research, help me analyze my research,  make new friends, and possibly find new cousins. ; ) Climbing My Family Tree - http://jahcmft.blogspot.com/.  Stop in and say hi! And I'm on Twitter at https://twitter.com/JoAllisonHenn 
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CIVIL WAR PENSION RECORD FOR WILLIAM LUNSFORD ~ How I began my review an...
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OK, so you’ve received the pension record for your ancestor. It might be 25 pages or 225 pages. Now what? You can read my post here that tel

Oh, Murder. Is It Ever Not Funny, Donald Trump?
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Let us all fondly remember when an old fuck once made a quick joke about murder. That'd be in 1984 when, while part of a sound check off air

DNC Day Two: Bill Clinton and Others Show Us That Bodies Are at Stake
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(I'm in Ireland, so blogger will be erratic but consistent. Yeah, you heard me.) Here is what former president Bill Clinton did last night.

The Latter Days Of A Better Nation, Part III
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"GAME OVER, MAN! GAME OVER!" You know, it's one thing watching the great Bill Paxton in the movie Aliens. Paxton as Pvt Hudson, face all scr

Notaries, A Friend Gives an Explanation.
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All Saints Anglican Church, Dunham, Quebec taken by Barbara Poole, 2000 Recently, I have been going through old research papers, and one had

William Bennett (1806-1890) Revisited, Part Two: Weighing Direct Evidenc...
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Is This Connection Correct? I am not a genealogist. I am a genealogy hobbyist who works in state agency law in my regular job. I am used to

William Bennett (about 1806-1890), Revisited, Part One: Ireland to Lower...
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Map of Ireland, 1830 Click to make bigger. William Bennett is one of my second great-grandfathers on my father's side. In this post, I will

Update on Controversy re Canada's FIRST FEMALE PILOT & Shame on ...
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Yesterday the 2015/2016 chair of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame left a comment on my blog post called "Why is Canada's First Female Pilot be

Copy at your Peril
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It happens..... Last night I was going over some old research and realised that something just didn't gel, so I did a bit of Troveing and lo

Ancestral Stories ~ You Can't Make This Stuff Up ~ Lineagekeeper's Genea...
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Case in point. Our family as known for over a hundred years that our grandmother, Eliza Sampson, was from France and that her husband Henry

Finding Sammy Davis, Jr.
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Happy Family Friday!!! I thought I'd let you all know that I'm on yet another mission...Finding Sammy Davis, Jr.! For all those side eyes an

{Brick Wall Buster}: The parents of Abigail Cowan Robertson » Climbing M...
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When I first started working on genealogy, I was handed a nicely done family history, complete with pictures and interesting stories, which

Newspapers Help Smash a Genealogy Brick Wall
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Recently a client contacted me for some help identifying the parents of his ancestor Samuel Langston (names have been changed). He had done

The Tragic Lives of Walter and Marie Hudson
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Walter Duvall Hudson was born 29 February 1904 in Amherst County, Virginia, to Benjamin Shelton and Emma Littleton (Dawson) Hudson. He was t

The War of 1812 Can Be Your Friend
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The United States wasn't the only country that was affected by the War of 1812. If it weren't for the War of 1812 Pensions many wouldn't kno