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Sara Gredler
Genealogist, Historian, Architectural Historian
Genealogist, Historian, Architectural Historian

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Wife of George O Pierce Identified!
This blog post answers Richardson family research question number 7: Who is the wife of George O Pierce (grandson of William Richardson)? I had previously identified George O Richardson as a grandson of William Richardson (d.1877) based on the probate of Wi...

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Lack of blogging!
Sorry for lack of blogging lately. I've been working on a number of presentations and presentation proposals lately, and about to go to the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh ( GRIP ) next week. The image is the title slide from my most recent pr...

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Slow blogging....
Due to work schedules being totally hectic, my genealogy blog posting had stuttered to practically nil. However, I do have to share today's bridge survey story. I was at a bridge that crosses the Red River from Texas to Oklahoma. Normally the Red River is p...

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History in a series of cannons...
After posting the last photo of me with the cannon at the Palo Alto Battlefield in south Texas, I went looking at my battlefield photographs. For years my parents and I visited Civil War battlefields in multiple states during summer holidays. Sara at Kennes...

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Two examples of what I have been doing the past week: Bridge at the Red River where I got stuck:  Bridge and its beautiful surroundings: Enjoy!

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Blog posting was light...
Blog posting last week was super light due to being out of town due to work.  I am an architectural historian and was in Corpus Christi doing a large survey project, and ending up surveying over 700 properties in about 4 days.  Hardcore work. However, I was...

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"DNA USA" - Book Review
I am thoroughly enjoying Bryan Sykes's new book "DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America."  I am only approximately four chapters into the book (I brought it with me on a work trip for when I have a free evening), but I am reading it at a fast clip. I have e...

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Analysis of a late 19th century mug book entry - Part 2b: Census Records
Part 2b: Households of John and Patrick Mahan/Mahon, Indiana Co, Pennsylvania For previous parts, see [ Part 1 ] and [ Part 2a ]. As noted in Part 2a , there is a second Patrick Mahan living in Washington Co, Pennsylvania at the same time as "my" Patrick Ma...

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Tombstone Tuesday - Janey (Mahan) Carnahan
Janey (Mahan) Carnahan, wife of John R. Carnahan Born 6 August 1826, died 13 February 1901 Oakland Cemetery, Indiana Co, Pennsylvania Taken in 2004 by Sara Gredler

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Richardson Descendants
Descendants of Jonathan (I) Richardson, of Livonia, New York  - Updated This descendants list is not going to have sources at this point, but is a list of people that I currently have in my genealogy database (which I fully admit is not complete); this is f...
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