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Tad Callin
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A description that defies conventional wit.
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On A Mission From God
This past semester, I took History of Music in the U.S. with Dr. David Cosper at Towson University. For your enjoyment, here is my final argument essay from that course.  The setting is Maxwell Street, on the near West Side of Chicago, a street long known f...
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Homan Beings
 We are near the end of the long journey that began with James Callin, but not quite there, yet! His granddaughter, Sarah Callin, married John Scott in 1823, and they moved from Richland County, Ohio, to Winnebago County, Illinois around 1844. And today, we...
Homan Beings
Homan Beings
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Are We Thanos?
Warning: spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War are suffused throughout this post.  I sat in the theater watching the superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe lose their fight against Thanos, and I noticed dozens of parallels to America's political struggl...
Are We Thanos?
Are We Thanos?
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The Riel Deal
And we're back! Now that my semester is done, I can get back to the task of revising the Callin Family History . If you recall, we were looking at the descendants of Sarah Callin Scott's youngest daughter, Lucina Scott (1847–1910) and Joseph Dobson (1838–19...
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Harvey Dobson's Legacy
Welcome Back! Harvey's place in the Callin Family History This week, we are continuing with Harvey, the second of seven children born to Joseph and Lucinda (Scott) Dobson .       II. Harvey N Dobson  (1866–1905) Harvey was born in March 1866 and grew up in ...
Harvey Dobson's Legacy
Harvey Dobson's Legacy
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Focus On A Family
If you recall the very first post on this blog and my reasoning behind the title Mightier Acorns , you know that I don't put a great deal of stock in chasing famous names. But that doesn't mean it isn't interesting to look into possible connections to well-...
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Nancy and Cyrus
Fair Warning: this post is bookended by "brick walls" - two women whose fates we do not know. After John Scott married Sarah Callin in 1823, they settled in Clear Creek Township , about 10 miles north of Sarah's family farm in Milton Township. As the popula...
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Looking Sharp, part II
Welcome back! We're getting closer to the end of the journey, and to the eventual publication of our Callin Family History revision. Unless we make another breakthrough with another line, we'll wrap up the family of James and Sarah (Callin) Scott in three o...
Looking Sharp, part II
Looking Sharp, part II
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Looking Sharp
Hello again! The holidays have passed, and a new semester of music classes has begun. Time is still a scarce commodity, but while I've been silent for a couple of months, I have continued to work through the descendants of John and Sarah (Callin) Scott . As...
Looking Sharp
Looking Sharp
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Following Tenuous Connections
We can thank the next individual for being the one who left behind a key record for me to find, which led to my discovery of the Scott family. I like to think that doing patient, methodical research is the foundation of my family history work, but sometimes...
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