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10 Things To Love About Men.

Women as a gender get an awful lot of love from men and women alike. But rarely do men get to hear the voice of appreciation. 758 more words


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #35 - Ebenezer Hunt

Relationship: 4th Great-grandfather

My 4th great-grandfather, Ebenezer Hunt, passed away on 11 May 1814 in Byram, Sussex County, New Jersey.[1] He didn’t leave a will but there is an inventory of his estate. 1,625 more words


New Home for an Old Poem, Part 3 - "The Pup That Made Me Paternal"

Y’all, my words have been putting in work recently, so I have some more great publishing news to share on their behalf. Another one of my poems that I’d originally written back in 2014 has found a new home with… 195 more words

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #34 - Josiah K. Repsher

Relationship: 3rd Great uncle

Okay, this is about a murder trial! Yay! Something “black sheep in the family” related.

Jesiah [or Josiah] Kichlein Repsher was the brother to my 3rd great-grandfather, John J. 2,846 more words


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #33 - Phebe (Angle) Card

Relationship: 5th Great-grandmother

Phebe Angle was born 10 May 1776 on the cusp of Revolutionary change in America to parents John Angle and Martha Burwell.[1] I am fortunate that her granddaughter, Martha Frances Strait, took the time to write down some family stories about her. 1,353 more words



do you realize just how paternal you sound?


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #32 - Anna W. (Mergenthaler) Karthaeuser

Relationship: 2nd Great-grandmother

Anna W. Mergenthaler (also spelled as Merkenthaler) was born 24 Februay 1860 in Speyer, Germany.[1] Even though family group sheets prepared by her daughter had her birth year as 1865[2], I have chosen to use the 1860 year as this matches the ages on many of the U.S. 998 more words