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Cincinnati Public Housing: Winton Terrace

When my great grandpa William Howard Furnier passed away in 1940, he left behind his wife Edith Myrtle (nee Graham) and their two kids.  Sometime around then she moved to the… 322 more words


Perils of Genealogy: Part Three

 Nuts and Bolts… “I yam what I yam, and that’s all what I yam.”  – Popeye

Well, actually I hadn’t planned on writing a Part Three.  1,799 more words

Wednesday Roam

The Harvester Scheme and the Empire Settlement Act

By Sandra McHugh

Who would have thought that finding the immigration records of my grandparents would have led to me to learn about two British government initiatives designed to promote immigration in the 1920s?  401 more words


Seeking Thacker 2: 1867

I finally cracked the 1870 brick wall! With the help of author, lecturer, and librarian, Franklin Smith. He got me out of my 1870 brick wall rut when we found an entry for my Great-grandfather, Thacker MABLE, in the… 814 more words

African American Genealogy

J. Edwin White, born about 1867, died June 22, 1883, NC

June 28, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page)


June 22nd. 1883, J. Edwin White, son of W.K. White, near this place, aged 16 years. 36 more words


Jerry, Possibly Born About 1786, Perhaps of Tennessee

August 25, 1815 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 2d page)

Taken up, & Committed

To the Jail of this County, on the 6th inst. 75 more words


Why Spend A Saturday Doing Genealogy?

Carolyn’s Online Magazine


The WordPress prompt for February 28, 2015, was Me Time: What’s your ideal Saturday morning? Are you doing those things this morning? 486 more words

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