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Published by Sourceline: Packing for the Cemetery: Genealogy Style

I just LOVE visiting cemeteries. My mom would just laugh if she were alive to hear that. Grow-ing up, my mom and aunt would take my grandma to three cemeteries every year. 29 more words

Genealogy

52 Ancestors - 31 Culpepper Line

This challenge has been set forth by No Story Too Small and this week’s theme is “Easy.”

Well, “easy” is easy!

I became interested in genealogy as a teenager when I found my mother’s family had been traced all the way back to John Culpepper, born 1140 in Kent, England. 478 more words

Ancestry

Genealogy Is Not For The Fainthearted.

Readers Note:  My Nana is the one in the middle.  On the left is Nora (I believe) and the right is Jenny

Hi!  I apologize for my absence.   979 more words

Rich Man Poor Man - The Rise and Fall of Bradford Blanchard - Part II - Lost it All?

So, now we’ve determined the cause of Bradford Blanchard’s bankruptcy , answering the first question I had about the truth of the family story  that he’d been a rich man who died poor because of a fire, and we found where and when that happened. 1,458 more words

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Rich Man, Poor Man - the Rise and Fall of Bradford Blanchard - Part I - The Fire

Here’s how the family story went, as I interpreted it.  One of our Blanchard ancestors was so rich he used to own the block our grandparents’ cottage was on in Duxbury. 1,521 more words

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