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Born This Day in 1878 ~ Alva L. PITTMAN

Name: Alva L. PITTMAN
Birth: 24 August 1878; Sunsbury, Monroe County, Ohio
Parents: John W. PITTMAN and Amanda Ann MELLOTT
Spouse: Mary BOUGHNER
Death: 06 June 1953; Sunsbury Twp., Monroe County, Ohio… 9 more words

Born This Day

Waiting for retirement

Just a little over a month left before my semi-retirement starts. Day one I’ll be taking my car in for a little body work, so I’ll have a rental for three days. 286 more words



For several years now, my mother has been tracing our family’s ancestry. A few months ago, she attended a family society meeting in North Carolina. She’s managed to trace part of the family’s history back to various parts of Europe and while we’ve known for some time that part of our family came from England (as well as Scotland), it’s only been quite recently that we’ve discovered a specific place in England that our ancestors had firmly established roots. 60 more words


Harry S. Moser

Harry S. Moser was the son of David Moser and Mary Alice Stineman. He was born in Washingtonville, Pennsylvania on April 5, 1889. His father passed away before Harry was five years old. 44 more words

Family History

August 2016 Quarterly Report

The Iowa DNA Project was formed in November 2014 and has now reached 713 members.  The project is categorized as ‘geographical’, and is designed for those who have direct ancestry in Iowa, as well as those researching collateral lines that lived in Iowa. 998 more words

Genetic Genealogy

7. Laurence Keir (1738-1814) of Sauchie (Part III)

We continue the 7th Blog entry in this current series of articles looking at the Keir family from Aberdalgie. This is the final installment (Part III) in our endeavour to trace the children of  William Keir and Mary Clerk (therefore the grandchildren of Rodger Keir and Isabel Armour) – specifically looking at Laurence Keir eldest son and heir and his wife Marrion Paterson, (whose story is told initially in… 1,500 more words


My Maternal 3rd. Great Grandfather, Abraham Linderman Resided in Winona, Minnesota

Sgt Abraham “Abraim” Linderman 




Orange County

New York, USA


Sep. 2, 1893


Winona County

Minnesota, USA

Enlisted in Civil War as Pvt. 251 more words