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The Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Stone, Widow of Rusper - 1626

Elizabeth Stone.

12th great-grandmother

Will Signed: 13 Feb 1624/5.

Proved 21 April 1626

Reference: West Sussex RO STCI/17 f11 / 13th February 1624

Elizabeth Stone of Rusper Sussex widdow late wife of Robert Stone late of Rusper yeoman deceased  146 more words


Parting. Sweet. Sorrow.

Parting. Sweet. Sorrow.

On this day

my Nan was born

and my Dad did die;

it’s a strange day

if you look at it

in a certain sort of way. 93 more words


Singing in the Shower - "Tales from the Vienna Woods"

Yesterday morning in the shower, I found myself singing a song I learnt long ago in school – incredibly I seemed to remember the words – and it raised my spirits no end as the innocence and simple joy of the words filtered through my adult mind. 271 more words

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Explore Your Family History with Ancestry

It’s about that time of year again when many American families gather together for Thanksgiving. As you linger over turkey and pumpkin pie, your time together may get you thinking about your family history. 235 more words

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Thanksgiving Family Conversations

Thanksgiving Family Conversations – as we gather together to spend time with our loved ones near or far we need to lay down the cell phone, put up the tablet, shut off our computer for just one day and have a real conversation with a family member young or old. 413 more words


The Last Will and Testament of Andrew Browne of West Hoathly - 1597

Andrew Browne of West Hoathly, Sussex, England

14th Great-grandfather

Last Will and Testament

Signed: 16th October 1597

Proved: 2nd April 1597

Reference: LEWESA10.P140

People mentioned in Will:  1,009 more words


George Moore

On this day, 20 November 1864, George Moore, my 4th great-grandfather, passed away.

Born in Scotland circa 1811, nothing is known of George Moore’s childhood or his parentage, unfortunately. 704 more words