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Jailed For Assault

I never thought I was descended from saints or anything. Still it’s difficult to see proof that your forebearers were abusive, racist, or felonious. My two-times great-grandfather, Nathaniel Lewis, turned out to be all three. 13 more words

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Harriot's Happily Ever After

As we saw in this blog post, Harriot Washington lost both of her parents by the time she was five years old.  Her childhood was spent shuffling from one relative’s household to another.  1,086 more words

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Home again.

We got home late tonight after another very full day, which ended with watching the General Women’s Conference and then a bit of BYU Men’s Volleyball while we were in Royal.   135 more words

Lewis Conley, b. 20 March 1860

Here is a photo of my husband John’s Great-Grandpa, Lewis Conley who was born on this day in 1860 in Waterloo, Randolph, Illinois.  Below is an interesting story from his life. 478 more words

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Peggy Lewis delivers 16.5 lbs of Twins! 19 March 1963, Mesa, Arizona

At age 43, my mother-in-law, Peggy Lewis, delivered twins on this day in 1963.  Combined, they weighed in at 16.5 pounds!  David weighed 7 plus and Diana weighed 9 plus pounds.   45 more words

Ann Lewis Personal History

Celebrating 175 Years of the Relief Society

The Relief Society is the largest women’s organization in the world, organized on this day 175 years ago.  I am so happy to be numbered with women all over the world, from many generations. 1,233 more words

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Harriot Washington’s “Hard Knock Life”

With one sister and three brothers, George Washington was uncle to numerous nieces and nephews.  One niece was Harriot Washington was born sometime in 1776 to his brother Samuel and Samuel’s fourth wife Ann Steptoe.  1,452 more words

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