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Family is Forever

This week’s blog assignment: Find out how far back your family can reliably trace your ancestry, and write about the most distant ancestors your family has identified. 363 more words

English III AP

Generation Nine - Hannah Draper (1685 - after 1746)

47 Generations of Family History
Generation Nine
Hannah Draper
(1685 – after 1746)


Name: Hannah Draper
Birth: 1685
Place of Birth: Haselbury Plucknett, Somerset, England… 1,618 more words


"The Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, Where Angels Fear to Tread"

A couple of days ago we made our way to London town heading to something we just HAD to see; Blood Swept Lands & Seas of Red… 1,362 more words

Travel Blogger

Part 7: My Mother’s Great Grandma was Superstitious–A Month of Tales from the Dark Side

I thought I would spend this month leading up to Halloween telling stories of things that happened in not only my childhood, but in the lives of my Ancestors that helped form most of my Mothers superstition beliefs or were a result of her beliefs.  1,114 more words


Finding a family.

Growing up in the Caribbean is a unique experience.

Firstly, every island has its own culture, and each maintains that it is vastly different from all the others. 273 more words


Our Grandparents and the First World War: Benjamin Magnus (1886 - 1984)

Benjamin Magnus was my husband Michael’s grandfather. Benjamin was born in 1886 in Stepney, East London and he had nine brothers and sisters who were born between 1880 and 1900. 383 more words

Family History