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William Munro and Graves Bulmer rest eternally in St Oswald’s churchyard, about a hundred paces from each other. In life, for a short time, they were near neighbours. 660 more words


Land of His Infancy — Kenneth McKenzie b. 1820

Kenneth McKenzie in 1880, working at his carpenter’s bench in Stewartsville, NC, would have been sixty years old. Estranged from his Mississippi family and having outlived his parents and all of his brothers save one, he may have had little inclination to return to Mississippi. 6,097 more words

Taking the AncestryDNA Test What Did I Find


Yes, after being absent for over two months, I’m back. I’m afraid these last few months I’ve just been busy and fell out of the habit of posting. 588 more words


#52Ancestors | Naughty

The theme this week is “naughty,” and while I may have some ancestors who would have ended up on the Naughty list, I’ve instead selected my great-grandmother, who was pestered by some naughty children(?). 263 more words



Mary Ellen Warner was born on the tenth of June, 1934 , to James and Mary Warner.1

She attended school in Bridgeville, Delaware. On a recent visit to Delaware, my great aunt gave me Mary’s senior yearbook. 297 more words


Preston Ammaron Bushman b. 11 Dec 1875 in Lehi, Utah

From Unflinching Courage pp. 117-119

Preston Bushman was born Dec. 11, 1875, at Lehi, Utah. He is the son of John Bushman and Lois A. Smith, and came to Arizona with his parents while in infancy. 279 more words

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12 Days of My Family - Day 7

This is one of my favorite photos because both of my grandmothers are in it.  It was taken May 1990 at my brother’s high school graduation.  30 more words

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