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The Push

With the draft being behind us and free agency just starting to bubble up, teams are trying to make that last stand to big name players with big money talks and name dropping. 678 more words

Sports-NBA

Reverend Silver's circle.

  • This is the license for my great-great-great-uncle Joseph Aldridge‘s second marriage. I’ve written about Martha Carrie Hawkins Henderson Aldridge Silver here. What startled me was to see who performed the ceremony — Reverend Joseph Silver, whom Martha would marry almost 20 years later!
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North Carolina

Getting involved in politics - David Baldelli

The fever of an election can do a lot to capture the imagination of the public to do something more. For some this comes leading up to the vote, for others its the glory of success or disappointment of defeat that motivates their political voice. 702 more words

Politics

Carter kin?

Several months, when I was examining delayed birth certificates filed in Wayne County, North Carolina, I asked who the A.J. Carter was listed as a cousin on… 330 more words

North Carolina

Aldridge marriages.

The first in a series* of posts mining the data found in North Carolina marriage licenses:

  • Reka Aldridge‘s father George W. Aldridge was the brother of my great-great-great-grandfather…
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North Carolina

Pushing my Luck

I tackled the Aldridge 10K again this weekend, and much to my disappointment I was actually slower than last year. This must be because I was pushing my luck all the way round. 135 more words

Health And Welfare

Doctor slain.

March 1968. I was not quite four. I had a baby sister who’d just come through a terrible bout with meningitis. My world was 1400 and 1401 Carolina Street and kindergarten and, at the outer edges, my grandmothers’ houses in Newport News and Philadelphia. 134 more words

North Carolina