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Duncan Girls & Car

I don’t know the story behind this photo.  Left to right: Harriet Duncan, Barb Duncan, unknown, and Helen Duncan.  And quite a nice car!


Homestead Act of 1862

Have you used the Homestead Act of 1862 to further your genealogy research? If your ancestors passed through or lived in the MidWest in the late 19th century, you should consider this resource. 676 more words



If punctuation, such as a hyphen (-) or an apostrophe ( ‘), is normally part of a name, type it. If not, do not include it. 30 more words


Ghana Wiawso Yilo-Krobo Agonaman 1984 Census

This blog post will be updated as new updates come along.

Project Started: April 24, 2014

Post started April 24, 2014

Skill Level: Beginner

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An Interesting Discovery

It seems I may be a blood relation of William Longespee in addition to having what appear to be his memories.

Family genealogy has it that I’m a descendant of David I of Scotland.   28 more words

Freddy Chapman

For many years Freddy (sometimes Fred and sometimes Freddie and sometimes Frederick) Chapman was the manager of Walton’s store in the middle of Market Lavington. 184 more words


1914 Flower Embroidery Designs

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

Saturday, April 25, 1914:  Plugging away.

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

Oh dear—Sounds like Grandma was still helping with the… 103 more words

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