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Jose Dionicio Ortega, husband of Sarah Jane Taylor

He was born on April 6, 1852, in the Village of Rio Tesuque, New Mexico to Jose Miguel Ortega and Francisca Romero.  He was baptized in Santa Fe, New Mexico on April 11, 1852. 510 more words


Mound Cemetery, Marietta, O. - 1910

Mound in Mound Cemetery, Marietta, O.  No. 1350.  Publ. by International Post Card Co.,  New York.  4.  Made in Germany.

Post marked Marietta, Ohio.  Jul 29, 1910.   90 more words


January E-Zine

Better late than never!!

What’s It Mean? A-Z

Paper Basis Weight (see Basis Weight): designation given to a sheet of paper in terms of weight of 500 sheets (1 ream) in the standard size. 741 more words

Electronic Magazine

Is My Tree Finished?

I won’t keep you in suspense because I can tell you without even looking at your tree, that the answer to that question is going to be “No.” I’ve actually encountered a few people who have proclaimed their entire tree to be “finished,” and they’ve definitely garnered an eye roll because they may be done, but their family tree will never be truly finished. 594 more words

Family History

The Blessings and Curses of Census Records: Was Francis Wetherill Still Alive?

In my last post I described how I found my cousin Marie on the 1900 census. Marie was born August 15, 1888, to Francis M. Wetherill, a driver, and Mary Agnes Wilson, in Philadelphia.   1,709 more words


My Maternal Great Grandfather, Olof Jonsson

Stockholm, Sweden

Olof Jonsson and Brita Johansdotter of Delsbo, Gävleborg, Sweden.

Born: about 1769 in Sweden Married: about 1788 in Sweden.

Death: not known yet, somewhere in Sweden. 12 more words


My Maternal Eleventh Great Grandfather, Anthony Harris, Sr.

St. Mary’s, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

Born: about 1614 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

First Spouse:  Ursula Harrison

Married: about 1638 in Worcestershire, England. 

Second Spouse: Mary Wilcox… 54 more words