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Thanksgiving - Yesteryear

TO SHOW MY THANKS TO ONE AND ALL…

To view my past Thanksgiving posts CLICK HERE and HERE!

What was seen on the home front  19414-42… 291 more words

History

Lady Godiva - My Family Connection

Godiva (fl. 1040–1067) (/ɡəˈdaɪvə/; Old English: Godgifu), known as Lady Godiva, was an 11th-century Anglo-saxon noblewoman who, according to a legend dating back at least to the 13th century, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in order to gain a remission of the oppressive taxation imposed by her husband on his tenants. 116 more words

Genealogy

Were the Pilgrims Puritans?

Religion in Family History

Many people today think that the Pilgrims were Puritans. But were they?

As we all learn in school the Pilgrims came to America and settled at Plymouth in 1620. 495 more words

Culture

Generation 18 - Elizabeth Spencer (1389 - 1430)

47 Generations of Family History
Generation 18
Elizabeth Spencer / Despencer
(abt 1389 – after 1430)

Facts

Name: Elizabeth Spencer
Birth: abt 1389
Place of Birth: Bonby, Lincolnshire, England… 1,377 more words

Genealogy

Weekly Writing Challenge: Digging For Roots

The Challenge:
Back to the future

Whether your journey of self-discovery is more of a metaphorical one or if you’ve traveled far and wide to find out more about who you are, let that influence you in this week’s… 996 more words

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AUNT MARGUERITE and FLOSSIE CHAMBERS - 1930's

I posted a single photo of Aunt Marge on the anniversary of her birth, but here is another shot taken at the same time with her (then) sister-in-law Flossie Shank.  67 more words

FAMILY HISTORY

James Madison Murrah - Unanswered Questions!

As I look through the information I have and decide what I still need to learn, I have come up with a pretty good sized list of questions… 355 more words

Family History