Monthly Archives: December 2014

Jamestowne Colony Ancestors–20 Grandparents Including Capt. Christopher Newport! — 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, #52

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Originally posted on Heart of a Southern Woman:
Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, we lived only a couple of hours from Jamestown! We went there often in my childhood, to Yorktown and Williamsburg as well. My mother was very…

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A Genealogist’s Dream Haul

As genealogist we wait for the day that we hit the jackpot. Hitting the jackpot means we get a load of information and resources, like photos, obits, heirlooms, etc., on a family line. Well that day happen to me once. … Continue reading

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BCG Portfolio Madness

Originally posted on Genealogy Pants:
I turned it in. It is over. This MAJOR accomplishment is done. I TURNED IN MY BCG PORTFOLIO! Honestly, I don’t know if it’s any good (I am my own worst critic). I have been…

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What’s all the hype? Who is Nicka Smith says it all!

Lots of discussion going on in genealogy arena. I believe Ms. Nicka Smith opened it a little wider. What do you think? http://www.whoisnickasmith.com/genealogy/this-started-way-before-ferguson/

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Father of American Photography

Bob O’Connor’s article on the father of American Photography. Enjoy! http://www.examiner.com/article/father-of-american-photography-known-more-for-another-invention?CID=examiner_alerts_article#comments

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“ I don’t think I‘ve done enough” Thinking of Calvin C. Davis-WW2

TSgt Calvin Clark Davis, WW2-RIP 11/30/12 Excerpt from Davis Family book, written by Dr. Shelley Viola Murphy  (Photo from Murphy family album)  The Davis family arrived in Benzie County, Michigan early 1863, arriving two weeks after the Joy family. To … Continue reading

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