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Copey of Harvard, My Second Great Uncle - 52 Ancestors #35
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is School Days, since it's back to school time in the U.S. I have been writing about my direct line ancestors, but I would like to tak...
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Third Great Grandmother Elizabeth Sewall Willis of Boston - 52 Ancestors #33
I have been keeping up with the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , and often using her optional themes. I liked last week's theme ("32" third great-grandparents) so much that I will continue to w...
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Third Great Grandmother Mary Ann Bowman of Kentucky - 52 Ancestors #32
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is "32" where I get to focus on one of my 32 third-great-grandparents. Since I have been working on writing about third and fourth gre...
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Thomas Jefferson Gorin - Easy to Research - 52 Ancestors #31
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is Easy: We ended July with" Challenging ,” so it seems fitting to begin August with “Easy.” Which ancestor has been pretty easy to re...
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Susan Rood Chapin - A Challenging to Research Ancestor - 52 Ancestors #30
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is Challenging: It’s a good time to take a look at another challenging-to-research ancestor. I wrote about this ancestor three years a...
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Surname Saturday ~ Goldstein of Romania and New Jersey
I am using the Surname Saturday prompt to review the ancestral lines for my husband's family. The earliest Goldstein whose name I know may not have even been a Goldstein! Isaac lived in Iasi, Romania. Family lore said that his surname was Yancu and that the...
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Catherine Carr Hunter ~ 52 Ancestors #28
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is Road Trip: Which ancestor do you want to take a road trip to go research? A road trip to Pittsburgh is in my future because my mate...
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Joseph Rose, Gun Manufacturer - 52 Ancestors #34
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is Non-Population, which refers to special census schedules: have you found an ancestor on a non-population census — agriculture, indu...
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ Found a Death Date at FindAGrave!
I recently had a FindAGrave.com photo request fulfilled for my third great-grandmother, Sarah (Smith) Lowell whom I wrote about here . I had been looking for her death date for years! I now know she died on March 1, 1884. She is buried in Calais Cemetery, C...
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Surname Saturday ~ Hollander of Hungary
I am using the Surname Saturday prompt to review the ancestral lines for my husband's family. As far as I know, the only Hollander who came to America was my husband's paternal grandmother, Lena, after she married her husband, Joseph Handler. Thanks to the ...
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Gary - How wonderful that you have memories of her! Steve just has a few memories and they're mostly of the long drive they took from NJ to Akron every other year or so. Glad you enjoyed the post and thanks for the comment!
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New Ancestry Database (Social Security Applications and Claims Index)
I've been checking out the new U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 at Ancestry.com. Not every possible name is going to be found in this relatively new database (not by a long shot), but for those which are there, it is possible t...
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Louisa (May) Greeley (d. 1828) - 52 Ancestors #29
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is Musical: There seems to be a musician in every family. Who is the one in yours? There are many musical members of my extended famil...
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I write two family history blogs: From Maine to Kentucky and A Jewish Genealogy Journey. Learn what surnames I'm researching by going to my blogs and clicking on the "Surnames" tab at the top.
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