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Being Mortals, What Matters in the End?

Death notice, The Star, and North Carolina Gazette, 29 July 1825:


At the residence of James Rainey, Esq. in Caswell County,

on the 19th instant, Mrs. 919 more words


Then we saw it, now we don't...

Sadly, cemetery grave markers disappear. Finding an ancestor’s burial is further complicated by an inconsistent or even nonexistent system of burial records. Here in central Iowa, the township clerk is the person charged with maintaining cemeteries and the records. 308 more words


Place Studies...or "Yah Gotta Know the Territory!"

Your ancestors lived in and were a part of a community. They may have purchased land, attended school, voted, celebrated life events, gone to war, owned a local business, advertised in the local paper, attended church, or broke the law! 562 more words


Hitting it big: Fundraiser gives boost to Junior Achievement

This story was originally posted at Pantagraph.com

NORMAL — Doretta Herr has never made it big playing the stock market, but got a taste of the Wall Street experience during the second annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge fundraiser. 464 more words