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Tombstone Tuesday: Josephine Tewksbury Williams Wheeler

For many years we had no idea where my great-grandmother, the woman born Nancy Josephine Tewksbury, was buried. The only information we had was that she died somewhere in California.  1,132 more words


Links to Interesting Reading and Research June 22nd E-zine

Genealogy is all about linking. Each researcher wants to find that elusive connection that takes his/her family tree back further in history.

History is interesting, too, just for the sake of history. 445 more words


Native American Speer - James Speer, Cherokee

Cherokee Phoenix Index

Extract of a letter from Colonel Hugh Montgomery to the Secretary of War, dated Cherokee Agency, 21st October, 1828:

“I had occasion to mention to you several times the personal hostility which those people had expressed against Rogers and Maw, on account of their mission to this country, but had hoped that it would end in empty threats; especially after the understood that these men were on the employ and entitled to the protection of the United States Government.

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Genealogy - Family History

Abbeville Banner Abstracts



Abbeville, South Carolina

via Abbeville Banner Abstracts.


Tons of excerpted material from Abbeville County area newspapers and publications covering many, many years.


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