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the maynard's of lenawee county, michigan

 My winding journey into the history of my Maynard ancestors begins with Elizabeth (Maynard) Manley (1907-1998), my paternal grandmother. Note that the original intent (and title) of this blog entry was “The Maynard’s of Sussex, England”.   1,258 more words


52 Documents in 52 Weeks #2 - Mary Ayer's Marriage

Persons of Interest: John Willson [or Wilson] and Mary Ayers of Sussex County, New Jersey
Relationship: 4th great grandparents

Source Citations:
[1] “New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956,” database with images, FamilySearch( 1,851 more words


52 Documents in 52 Weeks #1 - Eliza's Deposition: Exhibit J

Person of Interest: Eliza (Menard) Wood Hunt
Relationship: 3rd great-grandmother

Source Citation: Lyman Wood (Pvt., Co. G, 83rd NY militia, Civil War), pension no. W.C. 446,752; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C. 2,833 more words


Join The Maternal Revolution

It’s time to demand a new normal for working parents in the United States. The United States is one of two countries on the planet that still doesn’t give mothers paid time off after having a child. 311 more words

Remembrance Day: Thomas Foy

If the saying that “war is hell” is true, then the Battle of the Somme in World War I was the perfect example of this hell. 351 more words