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Alexander Delisser: c1796-1844

In the previous blog, we learnt about Adam Lymburner Delisser changing his name by deed poll to take on the name of Lymburner when he was only twelve years old. 1,111 more words

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James Abiah Trumbell Bio

James A. Trumbell, a general farmer of Avery township, Hancock county, living on section 29, was born in Pennsylvania on the 28th of January 1867, a son of Cornelius and Adeline (Smith) Trumbell, natives of Pennsylvania, who became early residents of Belmond, Iowa. 114 more words

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George Walters Elder Bio

George Walters Elder was born May 6, 1822 at Clearwater, Pennsylvania, a son of James Elder and Margaret Walters. George married Emily Bonsil, first and there were five children by this union: Laura, who died as a child; Walter; Dora; Thomas and Marion. 238 more words

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What Happened When We Gave Our Daughter My Last Name | The Hairpin

What Happened When We Gave Our Daughter My Last Name | The Hairpin.

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I don’t suppose I’ve gone much into this here yet, but if you didn’t already know, I am a feminist. 120 more words

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Carrie Elder Trumbell Bio

Carrie Elder was known as Caroline and Cora Kelly Elder. She was born September 16, 1872 at the Elder farm in Avery, Hancock County, Iowa. She was living with her parents and siblings per the 1880 Federal Census and 1885 Iowa State Census. 393 more words

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Funeral Card Friday

Believe it or not I had no idea Funeral Card Friday was a thing in the genealogy blogging world. I discovered it here this past weekend  236 more words

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BACKLASH: When Baby's Last Name is Mom's

Such a powerful piece on The Hairpin today by sister siren Molly Caro May about how she and her husband embraced HER last name for their new daughter. 109 more words

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