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Baa Baa Black Sheep: Benedict Arnold

This is a re-blog of an old post from 2009.  I tried to update/revise it and it went all funny, so … I’m piecing it back together. 90 more words


Tough Woman #52Ancestors2015 (3)

My subject for this segment of #52Ancestors2015 began with an in-depth (and heated) discussion with Nostalgia for all of last week and the better part of this one! 516 more words


If You're a HOLCOMB, We Are Related, Dearie!

I’ve been blogging genealogy and gravestones for so long, I was beginning to wonder if I was the only nut researching my family tree.

Last Saturday, you can imagine my surprise after finding a blog post about a… 229 more words


By Request: What are "The Advil Notes?" #genchat

Friday last (16JA2015) was #genchat and questions flew about faster than most participants could type.

One discussion was Thomas MacEntee’s Genealogy Do-Over as one way to re-organize one’s research. 1,063 more words


A Visit to FHL in SLC is a MUST! #FGS2015

The December subjects for FGS2015 Ambassadors involved previous visits or the plans for a potential visit. (Of course, I chose the latter having never been out that way.). 208 more words


They Tried a Do Over #52Ancestors (1) Starting Fresh

The first installment of #52Ancestors 2015 Edition is called “Starting Fresh,” and it was my earliest ancestors that tried to do just that!

John ATKINSON and his wife, the former Elizabeth HODGSON had decided upon a do over:  to start fresh in the New World — the New World in this case was York, Upper Canada (which would later be called Toronto, Ontario). 226 more words