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President John Adams -

John Adams, 2nd President of the United States, Report #346, has us as 6th cousins, 7 times removed, through our MRCA, John White (1550-1618), the 5th great grandfather of the furthest member of that line I have documented, Thankful Isham (1752-1834), my 5th great grandmother.    129 more words


Whatcha Been Doing?

I have been doing lots of things that don’t involve writing blog posts.

I went on several trips this summer:

  1. In May, I attended the…
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Fayette Friday - Eugene B. Scofield, December 21, 1882

Letter transcription:

Muncie Ind. Dec 21/82

Dear Sister

You will no doubt wonder why I have not written but had the opportunity to look in on me some day you would soon divine the reason. 367 more words


Nearing the Finish Line

Regular readers of the blog may have noticed that it has been fairly quiet of late. That is because I have been spending a great deal of time on finishing up the manuscript and publication process for my forthcoming book! 49 more words


An Ancestor Found

  Lady Margaret Bourchier, 1468-1551    my 13th Great Grandmother    born in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland



Earlier in the year, I had my DNA analyzed by ancestry.com and received my results within a few weeks.  It was so amazing to see all the areas of the world where my ancestry began, and how those early relatives scattered and connected, and where we have all established ourselves today.  336 more words


A Bit Of The Mid Atlantic States

When the “save the date” arrived for Greg & Tiffany’s wedding, Mo and I sat down and worked out a vacation trip around it in which we could leisurely visit several locations for the first time. 623 more words