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Genealogy To-Dos – December Wrap-Up

31 December 2009 And More

December was my first month posting a list of genealogy tasks that I wanted to accomplish during the month.  How did I do? Look for marriage record for John William Stroud and Mary Jane Hemphill. – Done.  Okay, I forgot about it until I printed my list this morning.  But it was easy to find, […]

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Reflections and Resolutions

23 December 2009 And More

Anniversaries invite us to reflect, review, and plan for the future.  Today is the two-year anniversary of this blog, which combined with the year-end, puts me in a particularly reflective mood.  I’ve been thinking about what I’ve accomplished and what goals I want to set for the coming year.  The 87th edition of the Carnival […]

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December Birthdays

1 December 2009 And More

It’s time to recognize ancestors who were born in December: Thomas Hinton, Sr., 7x-great-grandfather, born 28 Dec 1693 in St. Anne’s Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland. Johannes Albrecht, 8x-great-grandfather, born 19 Dec 1697 in Pfalz, Germany. Anna Johanna Rudisill, 6x-great-grandmother, born 28 Dec 1740 in York County, Pennsylvania. James Alexander, 4x-great-grandfather, born 23 Dec 1756 in […]

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Orphans and Orphans: A Sad Bit of History

29 November 2009 And More

The topic for 85th edition of the Carnival of Genealogy is Orphans and Orphans; we’re invited tell the story of traditional orphans – children who lost their parents, or “reverse orphans” – those who left no descendents of their own to tell their story. A branch of my family that represents both kinds of “orphans” […]

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Follow Friday: Kreativ Blogger Award

27 November 2009 And More

Several days ago, Sharon of Kindred Footprints bestowed me with the Kreativ Blogger Award, a meme which has been flying through the geneablogger community for the last few weeks.  Thanks Sharon! The rules say that I must reveal seven things about myself, then pass the award on to seven other blogs, so here goes. Seven […]

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Surname Saturday: Word Mosaic

21 November 2009 And More

Word Mosaics have been popping up in the geneablogger community lately as a fun way to showcase the surnames one is researching.  Thanks to Sandra at I Never Knew My Father for inspiring me to finally create my own. I thought this would be a good way to introduce my new blog series:  Surname Saturday.  […]

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Me and the COG – Two Ships that Passed in the Night

15 November 2009 And More

I began my blogging journey almost two years ago.  I had been reading a few blog posts about genealogy and those that were part of the Carnival of Genealogy always stood out.  The topics were interesting and fun and they seemed like such a great way to bring the genealogy to life.  As I pondered […]

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November Birthdays

2 November 2009 And More

Let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in November: Elizabeth Goodrich, 9x-great-grandmother, born 02 Nov 1645 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. Hans Paul Dellinger, 8x-great-grandfather, born 05 Nov 1670. Ludwig Albright, 7x-great-grandfather, born 11 Nov 1731 in Germany. Anna Maria Keller, 7x-great-grandmother, born 11 Nov 1733 in Bern Township, Berks, Pennsylvania. Benjamin Burgin, 6x-great-grandfather, […]

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Journey Across the Pond

3 October 2009 And More

Most lines of my family tree came to America before 1750.  I have very little documentation of their journey across the pond at this point, as I’ve been concentrating on completing my American records first. Confirmed Passenger Lists The only passenger list that I have is for the Albrecht/Albright family who traveled from Palatine Germany […]

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October Birthdays

2 October 2009 And More

Let’s recognize ancestors who were born in October: Hans Jakob Rudisuhle, 8x-great-grandfather, born 04 Oct 1666 in Michelfeld, Germany. Margaret Coghill, 9x-great-grandmother, born 05 Oct 1684 in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England. George Heinrich Weidner, 6x-great-grandfather, born 09 Oct 1717 in Coburg, Sachsen, Germany. Thomas Mackie, 5x, 6x, and 7x-great-grandfather, born 18 Oct 1724 in Burnsquare, Ceres, […]

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