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The Far Left Branch; Ch.2

Chapter 2

Capt William Scott 1756-1890*

My fourth great-grandfather was Capt. William Scott, born in 1756 in Caroline County, VA to Thomas and Martha. Some of our family records say that his name was William… 1,590 more words

Thank you for your service.

That Army soldier in the photograph is my maternal grandfather, David Terrell, Sr.

The World War II draft began in October 1940. In 1941, at the age of 21, my grandfather registered for the draft. 347 more words


Birth Family Ancestry Tree...

I’m not even sure where to start with this. My head is in a whirlwind with what I have found out – my emotions are in total turmoil. 342 more words


#Micropoetry Monday: The Fault of their Stars

He was a logical astronomer,
she, an astrologer who was
a certified space cadet.
For years, he’d studied the heavens,
only to make contact with this celestial body… 91 more words

Quintillion Ink-Strokes | "People of the First Light: Wisdoms of a Mashpee Wampanoag Elder," by Joan Tavares Avant

It truly was an honor to share another work by a Native American elder. There is not much of these copies of this book, so I was quite fortunate to find it. 682 more words


Heartbreaking reality...

My work on the Lydia project slowed a bit this week for a couple of reasons. First, I was sick and just not up to concentrating on something so detail-oriented, and second, because, quite frankly, the births and deaths of so many babies were starting to affect me deeply. 717 more words

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Blog & Adventure/s Update

Hello there,

Has been a while since my last blog post. I really need to blog more (have said this before I know!) I just get too distracted with other things & end up neglecting my blog. 740 more words

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