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Mayflower Ancestry

Religion in Family History

Two years ago I wrote a post about my Pilgrim Ancestry. In the post I wrote about my ancestor Francis Sprague who had come to Plymouth Colony on the… 410 more words


Cover Design

Long before the final copy-edit I had concluded that my first and unusual hybrid non-fiction book containing elements of genealogy, heir-hunting, and social and family history would not attract a main stream publisher. 234 more words

Seeking John Campbell

WWI Soldier Images in Massachusetts

In 1935, the Boston Globe donated some 8,400 images of WWI soldiers to the State Library of Massachusetts.  While these images are primarily of soldiers from Massachusetts, there are some of soldiers from surrounding states.  14 more words


Hundred-Year-old Soy Milk Description

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

Saturday, November 28, 1914: <<no entry>>

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

I recently came across this hundred-year-old description of soy milk. 23 more words

Family History

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US Iowa 1915 State Census Part B–Card Number

Here’s one of the things I’m seeing indexers get incorrect on the US Iowa 1915 State Census Part B:

  • Card Number
    • Include letters if they were listed before or after the number.
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Generation 19 - Sir Hugh le Despenser, Knt (abt 1359 – 1401)

 47 Generations of Family History
Generation 19
Sir Hugh le Despenser
Justiciar of South Wales
Knight of the Passion of Jesus Christ
Governor of Henry, Prince of Wales (afterwards King Henry V) 2,595 more words