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Isaac Vincent was killed during a surprise attack while working in the corn fields at Fort Freeland where men, women & children were gathered for safety.
In 1772, the Vincent families and others moved from Essex County, New Jersey, to current day Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. For several years, they lived peacefully near the local "Indians." But, trouble started brewing...
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For Memorial Day, I've shared the stories of two of my family members who died fighting for our country - one in the Revolutionary War & one in the War of 1812.
As our country remembers those who have founght and died for our freedom, I wanted to share stories of two of my family members who died while in service to our country. Revolutionary War - Isaac Vincent In 1772, the Vince...
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I came across this sad obituary for the half-sister of my great, great grandfather. She died from "heart disease and exhaustion" after taking care of her husband & 3 children who were suffering from typhoid fever.
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My great grandmother's sister's house was demolished by a twister. A newspaper article tells how they survived...
My great, great grandparents, Josiah Randolph Coppenbarger & Elizabeth (Bennett) Coppenbarger lived in the small community of Ashton, Kansas near the Oklahoma border. In 1899, four of their children, including my great grandm...
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I'm continuing with Lisa Alzo's "Fearless Females" for the month of March. Today's post is about the most unusual female name on my tree.
Lisa Alzo has used the month of March for her "Fearless Females" blogging prompts for the past 6 years. She has posted her daily prompts and has also included free access to her "Tips and Tricks for Tracing Female Ancestors" ...
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Lisa Alzo started her month-long blog prompts called "Fearless Females." Today, I shared about my great, great grandmother who raised my grandmother since her mother died when she was a baby.
Lisa Alzo has used the month of March for her "Fearless Females" blogging prompts for the past 6 years. She has posted her daily prompts and has also included free access to her "Tips and Tricks for Tracing Female Ancestors" ...
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I found out more about my 4th great grandmother's younger brother who went raspberry picking, had a convulsive fit, and died in a brook. I'm thankful it appears he was quite loved and cared for.
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I found an interesting article about a lawsuit my 4th great grandfather's son had against the MK&T Railway Company.
In 1896, the new law firm of Biddle, Boyd, & Sheppard filed their first case. It was the case of Robert Stewart (son of my 4th great grandfather, also named Robert Stewart) vs the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Company, oth...
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I found my mom in two online newspaper 'clippings,' and one of them had her photo!
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One of the craziest stories I've ever uncovered... about my 4th great grandfather and the day his pet bear escaped.
As a child, I loved to watch Grizzly Adams on television along with his pet bear, Ben. I had no idea that my own ancestor, Robert Stewart, also had a pet bear! His bear's name was "Bruin" (which means "bear") and they lived i...
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Fearless Females Day 2... sharing a photo of my mom as a young girl, my grandmother, and my great, great grandmother during a summer trip to Tennessee.
Lisa Alzo has used the month of March for her "Fearless Females" blogging prompts for the past 6 years. She has posted her daily prompts and has also included free access to her "Tips and Tricks for Tracing Female Ancestors" ...
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Though only in his 60's, Adam Close was bedridden from Tuberculosis and had to depend on his only son for everything. And then, his son went off to fight in the Civil War...
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