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Tombstone Tuesday - Red Herring!

This framed photograph was in The Family Archives, so I naturally assumed the tombstone belongs to a particularly important link in my family’s chain of lineage. 499 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Bertie Mae Cunningham Wynn

It’s a busy time of year so we’ll keep this one short and sweet. That and I don’t have a lot of information about Bertie Cunningham, the second daughter of Aaron Cunningham and his first wife Minerva Montgomery. 240 more words

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Johann Lawyer-The Immigrant

Johann Lawyer-the Immigrant

The History of Herkimer County, New York mentions the early immigrants as “German Palatines”, which were driven out of their home by religious persecution. 391 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Eldora Jewell Cunningham

John Valentine Cunningham had three beautiful daughters. Here is his family in about 1895:

Our subject today is Eldora Jewell Cunningham, the second oldest in the family. 914 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Thomas J. Cunningham

I don’t have a lot of information on Thomas J. Cunningham, but the condition of his obituary led me to choose him as our subject today. 534 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Carrie Belle Cunningham Vaughan

One of these days I may take on the task of finding out which of the Cunningham grandchildren has the most descendants that we are still in touch with. 461 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday - Jacob and Yetta Michlosky, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Jacob Michlosky (1852-1960) , J’s Great Great Grandfather is buried in Holche Yosher Cemetery, along with his wife Yetta Silverstein Michlosky (1852-1921). [1][2] Jacob immigrated in 1868 and Yetta came in 1870, the year they were married.[3] Their 6 children were born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.[4]   I’m still searching for the shtetl of origin of Jacob, but believe it could be in former… 513 more words