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Lisa Gorrell
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Genealogist, Blogger
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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Your Unbroken Chain of Gravestones
Randy Seaver of Genea-Musing has another challenge for us today: For this week's mission (should you decide to accept it), I
challenge you to:   1)  Determine what is
your longest unbroken line of ancestral gravestones - how many generations can
you go back...

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Lisa Gorrell commented on a post on Blogger.
I have nominated you for the Blogger Recognition Award. https://mam-massouthernfamily.blogspot.com/2017/07/blogger-recognition-award.html. Thank you for your interesting blog! I always enjoy your insights!

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Lisa Gorrell commented on a post on Blogger.
True, I have nominated you for the Blogger Recognition Award. https://mam-massouthernfamily.blogspot.com/2017/07/blogger-recognition-award.html. Thank you for your interesting blog! It's a great tribute to your family.

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Blogger Recognition Award
Janice Sellers nominated my blog for the Blogger Recognition Award. Thank you very much! This award also has some rules to follow: FOLLOWING THE RULES Apparently there are a few “rules” for those who accept the award: Thank the blogger who nominated me. Wri...

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Lisa Gorrell commented on a post on Blogger.
Wow, you were looking at some interesting records. I have never heard of any of those words. What time period and place where you working in?

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On this Day – Death of Tom J Johnston, Jr., July 11, 1973
My maternal grandfather, Tom J. Johnston, Jr. passed away
on  11 July 1973.  He was only sixty years old. He died of cor pulmonale
due to advanced pulmonary emphysema. [1] He had been a life-long smoker. He was survived by his wife, Pansy L. Johnston, his
d...

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On this day, Birth of William Cyril Hork, July 10, 1899
William Cyril Hork was my paternal grandfather. He was born
10 Jul 1899 in Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana to John Anton Hork and Julia
Sievert. [1] He was baptized at St. Francis Xavier Church in Missoula,
Missoula County, Montana on 16 Jul 1899 by J.B. ...

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Lisa Gorrell commented on a post on Blogger.
This is cool, but how tragic for James Saultry!

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Lisa Gorrell commented on a post on Blogger.
Multiple wives certainly can increase the number of children for men. In my husband's line, which I didn't write about for this challenge, one couple had 15 children. Only seven lived to adulthood. Three sons were named Edward. After the third died, they gave up on the name except for using the name as a middle name for my husband's great-great grandfather.

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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- What Ancestor Had the Most Children?
Randy Seaver of Genea-Musing has our weekly challenge lined up: For this week's mission (should you decide to accept it), I
challenge you to: 1)  The Family History
Hound listed 20
Questions about your Ancestor , and I'm going to use some of them in the
nex...
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