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Now, He Has Only One Leg

One decision can kill you.

Please forgive me, but, because this is a true story, and all parties are still alive, I will use pronouns rather than changing the names. 715 more words

The Descendants of Jacob Troxell

In the next phase, I transferred all the names of the direct descendants to an excel spreadsheet. In four generations, Jacob’s progeny increased to 206 known individuals, including those of his four step-children. 883 more words


Medical Intuition and Family Lineage

An interesting question arrived via email this weekend, and I thought I’d share non-confidential portions of that Q&A here in case anyone else has similar questions about Medical Intuition and familial patterns: 367 more words


Jacob DeCoster Jr. of Hebron, Maine

Jacob4 DeCoster (Jacob3-2, Isaac1) born 27 May 1774, likely Plymouth, Massachusetts;[1] died 29 July 1842, Hebron, Oxford County, Maine.[2] He married at Hebron, 20 December 1801, … 3,343 more words


Our Jewish Jesus

Define Messianic Judaism: 

Messianic Judaism is a syncretic movement that combines Christianity—most importantly, the Christian belief that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah—with elements of Judaism and Jewish tradition. 895 more words

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Jacob Decoster of Maine and Massachusetts

Jacob3 DeCoster (Jacob2, Isaac1), born about 1746, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; died 4 August 1830, Hebron, Oxford County, Maine. He married (intention) at Plymouth, 28 July 1770, … 2,073 more words