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I am a daughter of yours—
your blood diluted into mine
the significance of the year
you were born (1776) not lost,
nor the year you disappeared (1859) 67 more words


Lena's Postcards #24

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Post originally found: http://genealogylady.net/2015/03/31/lenas-postcards-24/ 80 more words


No Sweat.

Gasping for a cuppa after scanning piles of crumbling hand written notes on family history and genealogy, plus increasingly fragile photos so I can discard the originals when necessary. 22 more words


Common Ancestors, Distant Cousins and Famous Ancestors

Family history never fails to amaze me, and finding famous connections has always been an area I find interesting, from connections with Pocahontas, William the Conqueror, Dick Whittington, the Gun Powder Plot, Royalty, Ancient Rome family history has it all. 774 more words


Tuesday Tip: Judy Riffel, LeComite and more

If you ever are looking for Louisiana genealogy resources on eBay – and you should – you will find the contributor name of  Judy Riffel… 381 more words

Shirley's Line

Whirligig Park, Now with Whirligigs

For a while people were complaining that the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park had only one whirligig. Well complain no more because there are now eleven. Thirty-one whirligigs will grace the park at its completion.  57 more words

52 Ancestors weeks 11 & 12 William Riley Divine and Thomas Mason Divine – Same and Different

William and Thomas Divine were the sons of James Marshall and Nancy (Calloway) Divine. Although they were brothers and they were the same in many ways however there was one issue that made them different. 210 more words