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"Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream"*

As my dual personality mentioned last weekend, this is the birthday month of our grandmother Catherine Carnaghan Cameron. I have searched high and low and cannot come up with the date of her birth in 1900, but it was probably this week. 709 more words

19 September - Martha Marie Tennant - Five Year Diary

1942 Moved To cabin 2 at Gateway Marie was here in the afternoon dad goes out on evening tour & will go out again in the morning. 26 more words

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Ancestor Story - Elizabeth Montgomery Boles - 52 Ancestors

Elizabeth Boles is my 1st cousin four times removed.  She is the daughter of John Boles & Christina Montgomery.

Elizabeth was born 19 January 1884 in Dalserf, Lanark, Scotland.  161 more words




I found this video on Pinterest while I had my first cup of tea in the morning and it reminded me of some of the stories which came from my wife’s family, the D’Annunzio’s, as we started going out together and commenced growing up. 318 more words


Strengthen your connection with your family of origin

Ask your (grand)parents why they choose your particular forename for you.

Whom were gathered around the cradle?

Are there any unique family expressions/terms/phrases?

Analyze your genogram, 27 more words


"How I Knew When the Right Man Came Along"

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

Saturday, September 19, 1914: <<no entry>>

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

I often use material from hundred-year-old issues of… 566 more words

Family History

so where are you from?

How much do you know about your ancestry and cultural heritage, how much do you care? We have to make our own way, the present is important, some people don’t look back but I always wanted to know my family history. 462 more words