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The Roots

I am the life after death; the craft of my ancestry; the blood and sweat of mothers’ wombs.

I am the breath of liberty of the women of my tree, caged in the robes of unexpressed freedom. 119 more words


Alix de Thouars

On this day, 21 October 1221, Alix de Thouars, hereditary Duchess of Brittany and Countess of Richmond, passed away. She was my 25th great-grandmother.

In 1201, Alix de Thouars was born in Brittany, France. 426 more words


Old Family Photos - Friday Favorites Week #42

James Brouder and Ellen (née Roche) from Limerick, Ireland and they are my 2x great grandparents. Having their photo is really a treasure. My great uncle took this picture of the original photo during a family visit to Ireland in the early 1990s.

Family History

My Quaker/ Mennonite Lines... . Germantown and Montgomery Co. Pa.

I LOVE Genealogy… 

Marietta Hoxworth STAUFFER 1842–1930. My 2nd Great Grandmother

is of Swiss/German and Netherlands Dutch Quaker/ Mennonite ancestry.

Her ancestors helped settled Germantown, then, the part of Philadelphia county, that is now Montgomery county. 445 more words


The simple Truth

When you see Earth from space, what do you see? Can you see political borders from space? Can you see territories? Do you see hate? Or do you see beauty? 89 more words