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Mamie Mae Carter Narrative

I believe Mamie Mae is without a doubt the most interesting character in this genealogy adventure,that I have come across. I imagine that is in part because I’ve spent more time and treasure trying to figure out what role she played in my life, long before I even showed up, and to some extent a fascination that the folks that had access to her but didn’t take the time or effort to get some more information while she was available. 1,079 more words

Connecting at Conference

I was lucky enough to attend the Ontario Genealogy Conference that was recently held in Ottawa. A few of the reasons I LOVE attending:

  1. Deals.
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Pioneer Residents Honored By Their Relatives And Friends

Frank and Nettie celebrated their 60th anniversary in conjunction with another couple they knew at the Roscoe Methodist Church.  Approximately 250 persons were at the church to fete the couples.   269 more words


David's Diary - August 11, 1969

Monday, 11 August 1969

I made a successful return to German today; last night I again had trouble getting to sleep last night, so I didn’t get up until about 9:30. 1,070 more words


Meat Market Renovation

F. B. Cummings is renovating and remodeling the building formerly used as a meat market, in which he is going to place a fine stock of harness, robes, blankets &c. 14 more words


Little Old Lady From Pasadena

Mrs. Frank B. Cummings, 89, a former resident of Roscoe (Illinois), died last Saturday at Pasadena, Calif.  She is survived by a son, R. L. 36 more words


Joshua Marion Goode

When Joshua M. Goode was born in 1828 in Pickens, Georgia his father Thomas was 37 and his mother Margaret, was 34. He married Margaret Mary Crye on September,19,1852 when he was 17 years old and they had three children together. 609 more words