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The Grandchildren of John and Jeanette Nusbaum: First Cousins, Four Times Removed

When I last wrote about the direct descendants of my three-times great-grandparents, John and Jeanette (Dreyfuss) Nusbaum, I left off saying that I would return to their surviving grandchildren in a later post.  1,135 more words


It Could Have Been Much Worse

I often wonder why more documents and photographs aren’t passed down in families. After I received that beautiful scrapbook that belonged to the Culver sisters (you can read about it  644 more words


A Special Offer for Followers of Genealogy Ensemble

Special Offer for Followers of Genealogy Ensemble

Are you having difficulty tracking down your ancestors in the province of Quebec (at various times known as Canada East, Lower Canada or New France)? 231 more words


The Eighth (Roscoe)

©2015 copyright owned and transcribed by Deborah Sweeney
Post originally found: http://genealogylady.net/2015/01/29/the-eighth-roscoe/ 390 more words


Fair Use?

Stanford University Libraries’ Fairly Used Blog published a post on  22 December 2014 entitled

How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? 286 more words


52 Ancestors #5 Mary Elizabeth Howington

This challenge is set forth by No Story Too Small, and this week’s theme is “Plowing through.”

There are a few ways to interpret this week’s theme, Plowing Through, and the first thing that comes to mind is a farmer, but I’ve decided to take a different perspective. 369 more words


There Were No Survivors: A Tragic Ending to a Family with Plenty of Tragedy

Some families seem to suffer more misfortune than others.  This is one of those families.  It is the story of the family of Mathilde Dreyfuss, sister of my three-times great-grandmother Jeanette, and her family.   2,196 more words