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Who's Your [great great great grand] Daddy?

I recently took an ancestrydna test, something I’ve wanted to do for the longest time but somehow never got around to. I have detailed information on my mother’s mother’s family tree (she is DAR) stretching back to the 1700s in the United States via Nova Scotia. 499 more words

Cousins Across Continents

In 1991 my great-aunt Mary, the oldest daughter of Nicholas and Catherine Szpet, received a letter from Jelenia Gora, a small city in Southwestern Poland.  Nicholas and Catherine had immigrated to the United States from Europe in the early 1900s and met for the first time in America.  1,111 more words

Special Collections

Parallel 38/Part III

Parallel 38/Part III

Remember I told you I was split two ways:

My grandmother’s father was a Freedom Fighter in colonised Korea
When we were Korea… 652 more words

North Korea

Mystery Resident

W B Murphy jumped out of on-line newspapers so many times I finally said, ‘OK! I’ll do your story.’ But how to begin?

I’m starting with a dragonfly. 1,056 more words

Family History

Traditional Naming Pattern - Lloyd

My main area of research is my TAYLOR family. John and Martha lived in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales. They married in 1839, and arrived in Australia in 1841/42… 306 more words

Genealogy

Introducing Caty: More Than “Merry Laugh…and Lively Wit”

Editor’s Note: At George Washington’s Ferry Farm, we are always interested in reexaminations of accepted history.  Archaeology is creating new and more complete understandings of George’s Washington’s youth as well as of Mary Washington as a person.  1,577 more words

Washington Family

A Thoughtful Book...

I recently read Debbie Macomber’s new novel, Cottage by the Sea. I reserved this book at the library as soon as I saw it on the new book list. 290 more words

Family History