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Oliver Rhodes and the Morley Car Accident of 1910

My last blog post covered a family connection to the Dewsbury tram disaster of 1912. However two years earlier the same branch of the family suffered as the result of another transport accident: but this one had fatal consequences. 1,247 more words

Family History

Margaret Lang, 9th Great-Grandmother

My 9th great-grandmother was born in Dedham, Essex, England and died in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.  She arrived in Salem with her second husband by 1630, but had a hard life in the new world. 582 more words


#Ancestry DNA Test Results: As It Turns out, I Am...

Why should you care about my ancestry? You might have a similar story…

By: D.M. Miller

Many people in the United States have a hodgepodge of ethnicities in their heritage. 1,237 more words

Interfaith Love

52 Ancestors #41 - On This Day in 1904 - Lucy Ann Rackley Pickett

On This Day in 1904 Lucy Ann Rackley Pickett died at the age of 70.

Lucy was my 3rd great grandmother on my dad’s side. She was born in Choctaw, Alabama 6 Aug 1834 to Anthony Rackley and Julia Johnson. 173 more words


The Giorgio Iacobucci Connection

Even though I’ve been blogging regularly over the past few months, it’s been about six weeks since I posted on Trovando Famiglia.  Click here in case you’re interested in what I’ve been up to! 750 more words


History Helps

This morning thinking about how advanced and how far ahead God plans our lives excited me. Mind you, that’s only what little bit my brain can even comprehend. 183 more words


Gnome ancestry for Shadow of the Demon Lord


A hundred years ago, the Faerie Queen stripped the Gnomes of their Faerie talents and banished them, for a crime everybody remembers. Their incessant tinkering with technology and technomancy was all fine and good, up until the tar-powered steam engine started dragging itself through the landscape on iron rails. 1,177 more words