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The gift of Sharing -open source

I recently read a post on the More Genealogy¬†and there was one sentence that hit home with me. That one sentence. “I cannot understand why some of us are so reluctant to share our information.” 353 more words


Back to civilian life

On 14 July 1919, the day before his 37th birthday, Andy was discharged from the Australian Army.

Andy and Jane had been married for 5 years but had spent barely 4 months as husband and wife. 262 more words


Born This Day in 1892 ~ Charles Crawford HACKATHORN

Name: Charles Crawford HACKATHORN
Birth: 06 March 1892
Parents: Silas Myers HACKATHORN and Katherine EMERLING
Death: 11 September 1956
Relationship to Hollie: 1st cousin 2x removed

Born This Day

Unfinished Business 

My father was a WWII veteran like most men of his age. Since he wasn’t going to be buried in a military cemetery the Veterans Administration was kind enough to send a little folded flag ornament for his marker. 16 more words


8. The Kelburn Castle Origin of the Boles Family: A DNA Success Story

The Bole(s) family of Pennsylvania, subject of this blog entry, is covered in the Boles-Barth Omnibus Ancestry (2015). Also mentioned is a Boles family of Clontibret parish, co.

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W. H. Scott's Cotton Blooms July 3, 1883, NC

July 5, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2nd page)

Mr. W.H. Scott brought to town on the 3rd inst., a cotton bloom. 10 more words


Memorials -A tribute to lost ones and preserving there memory

For todays blog, I decided to talk about memorials and a way that we can in our own way give back. Not too many people know that I create memorials on… 293 more words