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Guest Post: "Grave Marker Dedication of Revolutionary War Soldier Benjamin Woodruff on May 14, 2016"

This post was contributed by Sue Woodruff Noland. Her previous post on the topic of the Woodruff family can be found here.

Benjamin Woodruff… 1,179 more words


Angry at Ancestry.com!!

I hate when I decide to work on an ancestor born in 1598 and records I KNOW I DIDN’T ADD  from the 1700’s, 1800’s, and 1900’s seem to be linked to this person!! 28 more words


Frederick Lionel Hancock: Our Pillar of Strength

This outline of the life of Fredrick Lionel Hancock was written by Myrtle and Peggy Hancock (his daughters), with quotes from his sister, Stella Marie. The content of the original document, written sometime after Fredrick’s death in 1974, has not been altered. 1,516 more words

Family History

Sandtown, Columbia, Allview Estates

My Dad was pretty strict with me and did not allow me to socialize much. I was rarely allowed to go to the house of someone my parents had not met. 2,033 more words


She's Related to Laura Ingalls Wilder!

You know how when you see a surname and it sparks a genealogical curiosity??  I was looking at my tree last night and saw the name Joseph Ingalls.   35 more words


Draft Status

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Dear David:

I thought you might like this card. I asked Al and he said there would be time to see about whether you need a ticket when you get back from I.U. 194 more words


Margaret T. Basquill

This is the will of my great-great grandfather Walter Basquill’s sister, Margaret. She was the second wife of Thomas J. Burke, and she became stepmother to his two boys they married. 597 more words