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Abraham Sell

On this day, 16 June 1786, Abraham Sell passed away. He was my 8th great-grandfather.

Born in 1715, in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Abraham Sellen/Sell was the son of Heinrich and Margaret Zellen/Sellen. 953 more words


Linking to Royalty - Family History and the Regal touch, 2019

One of the criticisms leveled at genealogists has been that they are going back along their family’s lines to link themselves to nobility, and if possible to a King or Queen.  655 more words

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England, Part V: The Final Day

Our last day in England was as action-packed as our first two days in London. We had planned to go to Churchill’s War Rooms. Several friends had recommended it, and after seeing… 1,083 more words


Lifting Up

“My father will be lifted up soon,” my husband, Georges, said to our dinner guests. I could see the puzzlement and consternation on their faces as his father had been dead over three years. 644 more words


A Huge Thank You to Val Erde at Colouring the Past!

Last week I told you about the great special to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of Val Erde’s blog, Colouring the Past.

I was so blessed to get one of her free colorizations! 167 more words