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Henry Upton (1592-1642)

According to most sources, including Arthur Upton’s entry in the Dictionary of National Biography and the Pocket Peerage of 1851, Sir Henry Upton, the founder of the Upton family in Ireland and my 10xgreat grandfather, arrived there as a soldier with the Earl of Essex in 1598. 1,147 more words

MRIN-19D Charles Edward Ball

Charles “Charley” Edward Ball was born on April 27, 1864 in Foosland, Champaign County, Illinois. He was the fourth child born to Robert Gore Ball and Susan Jane Brock… 184 more words


MRIN-19C Oliver Perry Ball

Oliver Ball was born on October 26, 1862 near Downs, McLean County, Illinois. He was the third child born to Robert and Susan. Olliver lived his entire life in Foosland except for about sixteen years where he worked as a telegraph operator and an agent for the Wabash Railroad. 342 more words


MRIN-19A Emeline Ball

Emeline “Emma” Ball was a twin to Caroline and born on June 16, 1861 near Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois. The girls were the first two of thirteen children born to  582 more words


Introduction to One-Name Studies starts 13 February 2018

The next Introduction to One-Name Studies course at Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd starts on 13 February 2018.  The course is taught online and welcomes students across the globe. 135 more words

Pharos - Introduction To One-Name Studies Course

Rotterdam: Name the Triathlete

One of the best things about racing aboard is the World Cup of nations you met and get to race a against. The Mexicans had the best gear, hands down, inspired with their Aztec floral design on every piece of kit – from arm warmers to bras (so I was told!). 241 more words



Q is for Quiet*

If I could say anything to my students, I’d say:

“Hi, my name is Mrs. Wyatt and I like it very…

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