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A Tribute to My Great Grandfather.

He was born on the 15th August 1928, when Mauritius was still a British Colony. His childhood was spent in utter poverty. In 1946, as soon as he turned 18, he joined a local Hindu society that worked for the betterment of Hindus across the island, as a secretary. 143 more words

Love and light

My husband lost his grandfather recently. The man wasn’t biologically related to him, but from the stories I heard, he loved his wife’s children from a previous marriage. 174 more words

Small glimpses of my Great Grandfather

A greeting from his sister Caroline for his Confirmation 1880

A greeting from his sister Caroline for his Confirmation 1880

Confirmation card from William’s sister Caroline, 4 April 1880 at Holmen’s Church… 757 more words

Family History

The Lincoln Farm Association

Membership Certificate of my great grandfather William Means who lived in Machias, Maine.

June 17th, 1907

“You have this day been enrolled as an honorary member of the Lincoln Farm Association a patriotic organization formed by American citizens for the purpose of preserving as a National Park the farm on which Abraham Lincoln was born.  168 more words

Ancestors

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Bendicion by Kori – Written 1/10/2017

I know that without her, you cannot exist.

I know you never feared death and asked for it to come. 84 more words

Poetry

My Drummer boy

In my last post I mentioned my great-grandfather Thomas Alfred Oakes was a private with the 6th Cheshire regiment and how because of him I got my middle name. 310 more words

Family History

Thursday Throwback - Charles A Temple

This is my mother’s mother’s father – Charles A Temple. He was born without a middle name so he chose A because it made his initials CAT. 117 more words

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