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Week 7 (Valentine) - Catherine Keeley Evans

The theme this week is Valentine, and I chose to write about Catherine Keeley Evans because she is my ancestor with the longest marriage. On December 26, 1822 Catherine Keeley married Amos Evans.1 She was 20 and he was 19. 1,123 more words

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Week 6 (Favorite Name) - Mary Swavely Dilliplane

It was very hard for me to chose an ancestor this week. In the end I decided to write about my 3x’s great-grandmother, Mary Swavely Dilliplane. 1,256 more words

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Week 5 (In the Census) - Alice B. James Garner

The prompt this week is “In the Census.” In sticking with what has become my theme this year, I am writing about another female ancestor. This week it is my great-grandmother Alice Bertha James Garner. 1,415 more words

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Week 4 (Invite to Dinner) - Rachel Boughter Dilliplane

I was hoping to have this posted on Friday, but due to circumstances beyond my control, I’m running a little late. I hope to be back on track for week 5. 1,477 more words

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Week 3 (Longevity) - Catherine Schuster Levengood

The prompt for this week is Longevity, so it only seems appropriate to write about my longest living ancestor. That would be one of my fourth great-grandmothers, Catherine Schuster Levengood. 1,307 more words

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Week 2 (Favorite Photo) - Mary Pennypacker Garner

For the second week of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge the prompt is “Favorite Photo.” I was not sure I could really pick a favorite photo because each ancestor photo that I have been lucky enough to get is very important to me. 741 more words

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Week 1 (Start) - Anna Maria Shimer Keeley

The prompt for this week is “Start.” I chose my 4th great-grandmother Anna Maria (nee Shimer) Keeley to write about because she is the earliest documented ancestor in my matrilineal line. 666 more words

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