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Somewhere in France - 2nd April 1916

Henry Tod writes his parents about a mine blowing incident – that’s mine blowing not mind blowing, although the latter could also apply.

Dear Mother and Father… 506 more words

Writing About WWI

My Contribution to Women's History Month

Today kicks off Women’s History Month, which is celebrated throughout the month of March. Nobody can work on their family history and genealogy and not be confronted with the imbalance between the history of men and the history of women. 406 more words


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Let's celebrate Women's History Month! Here is a blog post I wrote on The Family Kalamazoo for this first day of Women's History Month.

52 Ancestors: Week 4

Invite to Dinner

This week’s prompt is to tell what member of your family tree you would invite to dinner. I would throw a dinner party! 212 more words

Family History

52 Ancestors: Week 2

My Favorite Photograph

Although I’ve posted this photograph on my blog before, it is still my favorite. It’s actually part of a larger family photograph taken during a family gathering. 22 more words

Family History

William - Are you Thomas' brother?

As the search for Thomas Winston Kimbrough <TWK>’s parents continues, we have collected a lot of information on various Kimbroughs and continue to attempt to stitch together family groups. 633 more words

Genealogy Research

52 Ancestors: Week 3


As far as I know, there are no centenarians in my ancestry. However, a combined group of family members descended from my immigrant great-grandparents worked in the post office system in Duval County, Florida, just short of 100 years. 295 more words

Family History

52 Ancestors: Week 1

Getting Started

I credit two people who are technically not my ancestors for my getting started in genealogy. The definition of “ancestor” is one through whom a person descends. 304 more words

Family History