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My Great Great Great Grandparents. Bible Record of Births and Deaths.

The parents and siblings of my great great grandfather Otis Witham Means.

Robert Means. Born in Saco, Me

July 25th 1783

Charlotte K Witham. Born in Bradford MA?? 133 more words


Coat of Arms

  Here is the Preston Coat of Arms.  An interesting art form.

The Prestons appear in my genealogy back in the 14th century.

   Coat of Arms of the Thornburgh family – they appear in my genealogy in the 15th century


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Phantoms of the past...

When I met her, I thought her no more than a dream of the landscape, born of the mists and the magic. Imagination. Fantasy. Perhaps she is. 755 more words



Today I celebrate the great Trail Blazers, the Faithful men and women who did not give up or give out. I salute the many glorious humans that paved the path with sincere Love. 419 more words

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Furness Abbey

Furness Abbey

Home to my 11th Great Grandfather John Preston, 1511-1569.


The Greatest Generation

Post #370

Tom Brokaw popularized the term the Greatest Generation from the title of a book he authored.  It covers the accomplishments of that generation of American’s who lived through the great depression and fought in World War II, and moved on to create a country of affluency in the 1950’s and beyond. 542 more words