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Wordless Wednesday: Grandma’s Band, Circa 1925

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Tombstone Tuesday: John C. and Emma McMurry Priest

This couple, who are buried in the I.O.O.F (International Order of Odd Fellows) Cemetery in Shelbyville, MO, share two sides of a pretty unusual gravestone: I think this is a unique example in my experience..

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Amanuensis Monday: The other one: Nicholas Long of Caroline County, VA, and KY, Rev. Pension Application

Last Monday I provided the transcript of Nicholas Long of Culpeper, VA, mentioning he was one of two Nicholas Longs who frequently get confused in genealogical research of the area. Today I provide the transcription of the second Nicholas Long. … Continue reading

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Church Record Sunday: The Primitive Baptist Library of Carthage, Illinois

I was looking around for something to share for one of the Geneabloggers.com themes, and I came across The Primitive Baptist Library of Carthage, Illinois. While this may not look like much at first glance, this resource is an amazing … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday: Nicholas Long of Culpeper, VA, and TN, Rev. Pension Application

Two Nicholas Longs filed for Revolutionary War pensions. One was from Caroline Co., VA, and one from Culpeper Co., VA. One later settled in KY and the other in TN. These two are frequently mixed up on people’s accounts of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Hay Baler, circa 1920

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Amanuensis Monday: Simon Lambertson (wife Laura Upright) Revolutionary War Pension Application File from Ulster Co., NY

This is no known relation to me, but I run a Lamberson surname website, and this is my first foray into documenting some of the Dutch Lambertson families who populated New York State for it. I have seen a few … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Obituary: Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Andrews

This was originally published in the newspaper of Vandalia, IL, approximately the last week of December, 1939: THOMAS J. ANDREWS DIES AT HIS HOME NEAR MULLBERKV GROVE Thomas J. Andrews, father of Mrs. Murl Henderson of this city, who had … Continue reading

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Black Sheep Sunday: Edmond Henderson

The Family Of Wayward Edmond And Saintly Sarah First, let me tell you the facts, then I’ll mix in some fiction, and hopefully then come back around to find some truth in this, my family’s tale…  Edmond David Henderson was … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday: Grandma’s Devil’s Food Cake

Before we found this recipe after my grandmother’s death, there was serious talk of bulldozing her house in hope of finding this recipe, which perhaps was stored in some secret chamber underneath the floorboards. Looking at this recipe today, it … Continue reading

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