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Mailed Some Packages

19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today: 

Wednesday, April 16, 1914: Went up to town this afternoon to mail some parcel post packages. 116 more words

Family History

Parenting In The Present

When parenting, we often read with alarm the results of the latest child research. We panic over the ever-expanding list of potential behavioral afflictions our children may suffer from. 482 more words


Nicknames - in Oswaldtwistle

Nicknames were common usage in all parts of Lancashire in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, including around my birth town of Oswaldtwistle.

Many people were known by a nickname rather than by their own name. 344 more words


Find My Past miss-judges its Kittens, I mean Customers

Dear FindMyPast

I am concerned about your treatment of my fellow felines, aka. FindMyPast website users. Until recently most of us were pretty chilled and enjoyed ancestor hunting forays with FMP. 211 more words

Genealogy Issues

Happy Birthday Charlotte Turley Bushman b. 15 April 1840, Nauvoo

Here is an interesting excerpt from The Theodore Turley Family Book  (pp. 474-478) about Charlotte Turley Bushman, my 2nd Great Grandmother who was born on this day: 560 more words

Family History

In Celebration of "Jackie Robinson Day"

He’s No Longer Forgotten

Detroit Negro League Star William Binga’s legacy gets a boost

Click the photo to check out an Hour Detroit Magazine online article about my Binga ancestor written by Ryan Whirty.   130 more words