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Free will

What parts of me lie buried in unstoned ground
Dreams and fears alike leached out
Into the indifferent clay?

What parts of what I am pleased to call… 77 more words


A little Pescara geography

I’m no expert in the geography of Italy, but over the past several years I’ve become quite acquainted with many of the villages in my ancestors’ area in Italy.  515 more words


Who do you think you are?

A recent popular TV series, of the same name as the title for this post, has ignited interest in relation to family lineage, history and heritage. 1,183 more words

Family History

Dr. Charles B. Jaques, assistant surgeon during the Civil War for 7th Regiment New Jersey (cont'd)

I love middle names. They can be so helpful when researching family members who were actually given a middle name, a practice that started in the US in the first half of the 19th century. 197 more words


Happy Father's Day (Mark)

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Dear Daddy, tomorrow being “Father’s day” we forgot to send you a card in time to get it. Mother is going to send you a picture of David but it won’t be finished until next weekend. 132 more words


New 2/2 Pioneer Battalion records added

New to Indexo today are records of the 2/2 Pioneer Battalion from World War II.

The 2/2nd Pioneer Battalion was raised in Puckapunyal in Victoria in May 1940. 1,049 more words