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Guard Dog

Occasionally I participate in a blog share called Five Minute Friday.   I check out the word of the week in the morning and think about it during my day wondering if it something I could find something to write about.  497 more words

Raleigh Hopper Mathews

When Raleigh Hopper Mathews was born on October 30, 1809, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, his father, Littleberry, was 23 and his mother, Jerusha, was 19. Raleigh grew up in Oglethorpe County and lived there his entire life. 313 more words

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US Names by State: Part I (Mary is everywhere!)

I was browsing the Social Security Administration’s website and found a link for the open government initiative (http://www.ssa.gov/open/data/). There seems to be a fair amount of interesting data here, but I grabbed the names of people born in the US since 1910 ( 483 more words


Another Tract of Land

One of the important things about genealogy is placement of our ancestors in the time and space in which they lived. I have learned more about history than I ever thought I would. 375 more words


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July 5th…Will Tonight Be Quiet?

Have I mentioned that although I love what Independence Day stands for, I truly hate fireworks? If not, then let me make perfectly clear, I really… 258 more words