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Minnie Becton
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It’s All In The DNA
Pekitta and I picture taken 10/1/2016 in Waldorf, MD Ever since I took my first DNA test I’ve met a lot of
distant cousins (“cuzins”), including adoptees who are looking for their birth
parents. Most times, I ignore emails from people I don’t know because I...

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PRINCE...Thank You For A Funky Time!
When I first saw Prince it had to be around 1978/1979, I really don’t
recall the year but I do recall the day.   My girlfriend and I had walked uptown (That’s what everyone called the
business section of our rural 2 stop-light country town.) to the store an...

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Hey Art! Your Roots Are Showing!
I finally got another member of my family to take a DNA
test!   My half-brother M. Artis took the Ancestry DNA test on
December 4, 2015 and the results came in on record time on December 22 nd . I guess the
folks at Ancestry were into the spirit of giving. ...

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Had so much fun at the Sherrod Family Reunion this past weekend. Luv my folks.
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150 anniversary of the Grand Parade Review in DC. 150 years ago the Black soldiers were not invited to march. Today their descendants led the march behind the US color guard. 
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52 Ancestors 2015 Edition - Week #16:100 years and Counting
My Aunties: Ethel Becton Artis and Leona Reed Becton This week’s theme is based on those relatives who lived a long life aka Centenarians. Well I am happy to say that I had two female relatives who were Centenarians. In addition to living to the ripe old ag...

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52 Ancestors Week 14: My Favorite Photo - Courtesy of Classie Virginia Pate Fuller
Classie Virginina Pate Fuller Do not use photo without my expressed permission. This is my latest post for the 2015 edition of
the 52 Ancestors Blogging Challenge. If you’re not familiar with Amy Johnson
Crow’s “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” challenge, check ou...

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52 Ancestors #1 - A Fresh Start
1870 Census for Renah Daniels Happy New Year! I’m happy to
say that Amy Johnson Crow has decided to continue the 52 Ancestor Challenge.
Last year, I only created 16 posts for this challenge. This year I hope to have
26 posts dedicated to the challenge. If y...

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: #45 Robert Lee Becton
(Another entry in the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge) This week on November 11th, Americans will honor our Veterans. Meanwhile on November 10th, I will honor a special Veteran, my Dad, on his birthday. Happy 95th Birthday in Heaven Daddy. My Daddy was b...
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