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Lost in Stone...William and Thankfull Davis

Today I’m trying out a new topic for an ongoing series much like my, “What is the Jargon!?!” series. It is no surprise that I enjoy exploring cemeteries wherever I go. 2,274 more words


Every picture...

The first things were the Social Security certificate and the will, and the 8 x 10 black & white photo of an older couple smiling broadly. 1,151 more words

Bangor Daily News (Maine): WPA Cemetery Plans Online!

Bangor Daily News (Maine): WPA Cemetery Plans Online!. “Many Maine cemeteries have plans originally created courtesy of the Works Progress Administration, which reside at the Maine State Archives. 27 more words

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Recently Colorized Photographs of my Early Childhood

It has been an interesting experience to have some of my early childhood photographs colorized.  Afterward, adding a frame around each one with a description to identify the important information about the photograph is another step in this process I’ve learned.   77 more words


The math of living and dying

I think about life in terms of generations rather than individual lives. My interest in Genealogy is probably the reason for this. So in terms of generations, within my family, I am creeping up to the top, next inline for the top spot as it were. 424 more words