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Isaiah Golden Civil War Draft Registration

In June 1863, Isaiah Golden registered for the US Civil War draft.  He is listed as 42 years old, worked as a cooper, and as having been born in New York.  38 more words

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Isaiah Golden - US Tax Assessments

Location/ Post Office
No. in Abstract
Total Amount of Tax Due
New York
May 1864
Golden, Isaiah & Bro. 268 more words
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Begin at the beginning or how to start a family tree

You want to know more about your family, but you have been putting off starting a family tree because you’re not sure how to begin. 516 more words


We came over on the Mayflower, and other family myths

We’ve all heard the stories. Grandma, Grandpa, or our Great Aunt Sue weaves that fascinating yarn about how “we came over on the Mayflower, or “we’re related royalty”, or “we’re related to Pocahontas”.  527 more words


An INTJ uncovering her heritage.

I’ve been trying to uncover the whereabouts of my ancestors for some time.

Admittedly, I possess a very common last name. There are hundreds of thousands of people all over the world that share my surname. 241 more words


The Murray house

I came across this abandoned house a number of years ago while out cruising around the county looking for old farm sites to photograph. The house sat south-west of Northcote and was surrounded by trees, so that in the summer months it was impossible to see, unless you were very close. 396 more words


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A family is reunited with their long lost sister that was put up for adoption.

I recently met 3 sisters, 2 of which knew each other their whole life. 402 more words