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Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

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Updating My Ancestry Tree
Have spent some time this weekend updating and adding to my personal tree at Ancestry.  I've neglected it for awhile, but with all of the work I've been doing with DNA matches, I felt I needed to get it as up to date as possible. Many of the matches at 23an...

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Obituary : William H. Summers (1844-1911)
Fort Wayne News September 4, 1911 page 8 Summers William H. Summers, a prominent farmer residing near Poe, Allen county, died at Hope hospital Sunday evening.  The death was due to obstruction of the bowels.  Saturday the deceased was in good health and spi...

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DNA Match : Cousin Raj
Made a DNA connection with a public match at 23andMe , Raj, who is not currently sharing genomes with me.  Because we are not sharing genomes, I'm unable to compare him with others to see where we match. We share 1 segment, or 0.31% DNA and was a predicted ...

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Photograph : Luman Walker LeMasters Jr. & Mary Keziah (Chew) LeMasters
Luman Walker LeMasters Jr. & Mary Keziah (Chew) LeMasters How appropriate that on Memorial Day weekend I would receive a blessing in my email inbox from cousin Jill - a photograph of Civil War veteran Luman Walker LeMasters Jr. (1842-1931) and his wife Mary...

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DNA Match : Cousin Lila
Made a DNA connection at 23andMe with cousin Lila, who shares 1 segment of DNA with my mother.  None of that DNA passed to me, at least not enough for Lila to show up as a match on my DNA relatives. Lila and my mother match on chromosome 19: Comparison Chro...

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Marriage Record : Leslie Lemuel Beals and Anna Arline Weil, Hamilton County, Indiana, 1920
"Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," index and images,  FamilySearch  (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VXP5-HNN : accessed 20 May 2014),  entry for Leslie Lemuel Beals and Anna Arline Weil, ; citing Hamilton County; FHL microfilm 001320369. Located the ma...

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Church Record Sunday : Lambertson Family, Hinkle Creek Friends MM, Hamilton County, Indiana
Ancestry.com, U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1994 [database on-line], Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data : Indiana Yearly Meeting Minutes. Earlham College Friends Collection & College Archives, Richmond, Indiana. Quaker re...

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Yes, I could use more balance in my life.

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Exploratory Data Analysis : Ezekiel Cooper Chew (1822-1888)
Ezekiel Cooper Chew (1822-1888) was my paternal 3rd-great grandfather.  What follows is an exploratory analysis of the biographical data I have discovered about him. 1. Vital Records       Ezekiel was born January 17, 1822 in Gloucester County, New Jersey 1...
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