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Peaslee-Little

In northeastern Essex County, MA, a number of early families settled, and have stayed, over the course of nearly four hundred years. I happen to be an ancestor of several of these families; chiefly the Peaslees and the Littles. 484 more words

Jacksonian American tradition: how much realism still guide American foreign policy?

To understand American foreign policy we need to look back to the foundation of American identity and its “Jacksonian tradition”. To do it I will analyze here an interesting article written by Walt Russell Mead, professor at Bard College and editor of The American Interest, written 15 years ago but still useful today. 1,269 more words

Americas

History of Priest River and the Keyser Legacy

There is no doubt the coming of the Northern Railroad to North Idaho shaped the community. Priest River was originally referred to as Valencia, but another Idaho town had claimed the name, and the town name Priest River was adopted. 927 more words

Finding Strength Through My Ancestors

As I continued to research my family history after the death of my first husband, I came upon a family letter an ancestor wrote in 1893 who had just lost her husband. 184 more words

Genealogy

Hon. Ebenezer M. Chamberlain

Hon. Ebenezer M. Chamberlain
• One of the earliest practicing lawyers in Elkhart County
• Judge of the District Court
• Rode the circuit on horseback… 67 more words

Genealogy

Gratitude

Today we are joining my eldest daughter’s in-laws to partake of a feast.  Several Facebook posts this morning have caused me to take a few moments to really ponder today and what it means to me.   934 more words

Reflections

Gratitude

Today we are joining my eldest daughter’s in-laws to partake of a feast.  Several Facebook posts this morning have caused me to take a few moments to really ponder today and what it means to me.   934 more words

My Thoughts Exactly