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Fact or Fiction: 1

Readers of my novel Letting Go of Love have emailed me to ask about the real lives of the characters in the book. I will start with my grandfather, James Henry Jordan. 762 more words

Call for Presentation Proposals - BIFHSGO Conference 2016

BIFHSGO’s 22nd Annual Family History Conference is tentatively scheduled for September 9 – 11, 2016, to be held at Ben Franklin Place in Ottawa. Possible alternate dates of September 30 – October 2 will be confirmed by January 4, 2016. 49 more words

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Meet Your Great-Grandfather

Today Nana needs to reminisce.  Today my daddy would be 100 years old if he were alive.  Neither my Superhero grandsons, nor their parents, had the opportunity to meet him–this is the closest they will get to their great-grandfather.   463 more words

For My Superheroes

Angus Family History - 'Boots on ground' NJ research opportunity

This blog is all about my desire to be collaborative and share family history information, and this post focuses on some collaborating we could do, but unfortunately, I can’t take the lead on this one at this time since I am my mom’s full-time caregiver. 351 more words


Civil War Pension: Col. Samuel Yohe

Colonel Samuel Yohe served in the 1st Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was married to my husbands 3rd great grandaunt, Caroline Woolman Reeves.  The Reeves family is one of my dead ends; I know Carrie’s parents are Henry Reeves and Mary Woolman.  349 more words

Genealogy Software

Festive Adverts and Shopping in Batley: A 1915 Christmas – Part 2: Gifts Galore for Man, Woman and Child

In Part 2 of my blog about Christmas shopping in Batley in 1915 I focus on gift-giving. Although the shadow of war cast a cloud it could not, as the papers put it, “ 1,518 more words

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What does Thanksgiving mean?


  • Over the river and through the woods
  • Or staying home
  • A time to record a new chapter of family stories

Recording a new chapter for Thanksgiving? 278 more words

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