Category Archives: Surname

Wordless Wednesday: Charles Peter Anderson and daughter Mary Louise Anderson, c. 1920


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Talented Tuesday: “Fiddler Charlie” Andrews

My family prides itself as being very musical. Nearly everyone plays at least one musical instrument, and most of us play more. This tradition goes back a long way, and I can tell you my 3rd Great Grandfather, Benjamin Elam, … Continue reading

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To America! Santiago de Cuba Steamship from Copenhagen to New York arriving Aug. 1869

Thanks for the National Library of Sweden’s Online Digitized Swedish newspapers collection, which is fully text searchable, I found a newspaper advertisement of the exact voyage my ancestors took to America! This from the Gotlands tidning (Gotland Journal) published July … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday: Henderson of Massachusetts, possibly arrived 1718 with Boyd from N. Ireland

One of the great things about genealogy is that you can leave a part of your research alone for years then come back to it and start discovering new things as if it were completely new territory. A family that … Continue reading

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