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The Slide Years: Last Family Photo

By Eilene Lyon

The Slide Years is a series in which I select an image my dad took from 1957-1982 with Kodachrome slide film, then I write a stream-of-consciousness essay – a sort of mini-memoir. 392 more words


#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Troublemaker (#Genealogy)

The Cook family had a couple of troublemakers – or at least they associated with troublemakers – and they were killed in shootouts 19 years apart. 562 more words


Virtual Hike to Cape Vincent, New York

The next destination on my Virtual Hike was Cape Vincent, New York where my Darling and Hotchkiss ancestors were living in 1850.

This segment of the Virtual Hike started in… 281 more words


A Second Look: Lish Askew and the Mysterious Mary

When you go digging, sometimes you can unearth the unexpected.  I was NOT expecting this find.

I’ve decided to not only take a second look at George Askew, but everyone that I have in my family tree so far.  541 more words


Ancestors & Familia - Love is Thicker Than DNA

By Maria R. Perez, MSSW

There are many reasons why folks are searching for their roots. The popularity of genealogy has vastly grown. We see commercials for many websites that help search for ancestors and generate family trees. 558 more words


Memories of the Marquis of Granby pub in Weymouth

It’s a massive ‘Cheers’ to Linda Skelton who has sent in this interesting pictures after viewing our nostalgic pub picture spreads in Mondays and Thursdays’ Echos. 8 more words


My Ipswich connections

By Thomas Palance…

I’ve always been fascinated by the notion that my ancestors are fully responsible for abilities, instincts and sometimes a familiarity with things I have not experienced in my lifetime. 925 more words