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Click through to see photo of Civil War veterans from the county many of my relatives were from: Walton County, ca. 1890. Group of Civil War veterans from Walton County. 401 more words

Death of Susan A. Hyman Peters, Wife of Thomas, June 4, 1883, NC

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page)

On the 4th inst. suddenly, at the residence of her husband, in the forty-third year of her age, Mrs. 110 more words


Tips for Determining Cousin Relationships

As my family tree expands, sometimes it gets tricky trying to figure out how each person is related to me. Ancestry has automatic “How is the person related to me” calculations, but what if I didn’t have that? 33 more words

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Genealogy Gems: Resources - Part 5 - A Tutorial for Records in Hesse, Germany

As the search for my family continued, I found some incredible resources for Hesse, Germany that I want share with you. If you have ancestors from this area, you’re in luck. 801 more words


1936 letter from great grandma

It is clear in this letter how close my Great grandmother and my great aunt were. They enjoyed baseball and shared every detail of their happenings when they were apart. 785 more words

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Strawberry preserves (Gladys)

Letter transcription:


Dear Daddy – First will mention Father’s Day which comes on the 20th of this month, but I suppose you won’t get this till much later. 217 more words


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Discover your family history story with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. 80 more words

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