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The Blacks of Port Appin ... postscript

Having published the previous post, I started to wonder what happened to Duncan and Mary Black’s other children, besides Archibald.  I went back to the records in… 503 more words

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Katy Apple Cake.

A post from my food blog that is so evocative of autumn, childhood and the turning seasons that I had to post it here for my lovely followers to enjoy! 266 more words


Multiple connections

Have I mentioned this?  I was traversing through a family tree linked to mine via marriage, when I discovered one of the descendants in that tree was a first cousin of mine, via my direct line.   50 more words

Family History

Our London Adventure- Trinity Gardens and the Tower of London

Tower Hill over looks the Tower of London and historically it was the place of countless public executions. A plaque marks the site of the old scaffold, and there were several small plaques naming many of the famous people who lost their lives there. 986 more words

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a NEW very tragic family history find

Hey!  Happy Friday!  I haven’t been out shooting lately {I really need to before the fall colors disappear!}…but I’ve been spending hours and hours and hours on family history.  134 more words


I grew up in western Illinois. 4 hours from Chicago and 3 from St. Louis. All my friends were either Cub or Cardinal fans. My brother and I were neither. 832 more words