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I’m in D.C. for work this week, and I was able to steal away from my conference to spend a few hours with O.H.D., my grandmother’s first cousin. 176 more words

North Carolina

A great success

The Soldiers’ Club in Newbury was a great success, and about to outgrow its premises. William Mount, the local MP, was the great grandfather of outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron. 170 more words

Life On The Home Front

The Hawaiian princess.

Toward the end of his college days at Howard University, Aldridge descendant Charles Cromwell Coley married Harriet Purdy, a native Hawaiian athlete and performer and a descendant of… 342 more words

Paternal Kin

Friend or family?

I was reminded of this cohabitation:

In the 1850 census of South Side of Neuse, Wayne County, North Carolina: farmer Calvin Simmons, 42, wife Hepsey, 46, and children Harriet, 13, Susan, 11, Montrival, 9, Jno. 85 more words

North Carolina

NREL/ESS Publications: July 2016

This summary includes publications first published online and/or in print during July 2016. If a publication was missed for this period, please contact Amanda Morrison at  264 more words

Recent Publications

Toney takes a bride.

Norfolk Journal & Guide, 20 April 1946.

Toney Cemore Brewington (1894-1973) was the son of Joshua and Amelia Aldridge Brewington and first cousin of my great-grandfather, J. Thomas Aldridge.

Paternal Kin

Charity Tuesday: Rosie's Helping Hands

Up and down the country, there are thousands of people doing good deeds every day, and we decided to celebrate the great work that charities undergo with a regular feature on Tuesdays, to tie-in with #CharityTuesday on Twitter. 327 more words