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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


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


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


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