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Mojo Monday ~ Hardships for Lizzie and Family

The continuing story of Elizabeth “Lizzie” Talmer Roberts Shepherd.   The first installment began here.

In the spring of 1893 Lizzie’s husband Rollins Don Carlos Shepherd decided to move the family into the Big Horn Basin area of Wyoming.   644 more words

Mojo Monday

Deborah Darlington and William Brinton

This is the continuation of my line. Deborah is the daughter of John (Abraham Senior’s son). Now the Brinton family enters into my direct ancestry, so I will have more on them later. 337 more words

Darlington Genealogy

Hello to my new followers!

Hello, dear readers!

I have noticed a recent influx of new readers to this blog Streams & Desolations. I am very grateful to each one of you who has hit the WordPress “Follow” button or signed up for email updates. 455 more words


Ollie & Rudi

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link to family tree history

the link provided before i found word press is where i have added many hours and research of family tree history from my ancestors to present times… 48 more words


Where in Ireland are you from?

A cool map showing showing tons of popular Irish surnames and where they originated. Take a look to see where you’re from.


(courtesy of TheIrishStore.com and TheWildGeese.com)


small harbour

color me atavistic
i can fit here beside
these bottles – these knives
open up your lonely eyes
we will not be pardoned by sunlight… 51 more words