Author Archives: Teresa Rust

Today is the 99th Anniversary of the Birth of My Grandma Rachel!

Rachel Faye (Sammon) Roork (1918 – 1993) Ninety-nine years ago today, on 3 May 1918, in Iola, Grimes County, Texas, a baby girl was born. Her name was Rachel Faye Sammon and she was to become my grandmother. Rachel was … Continue reading

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Today is Grandma Rachel’s Birthday Anniversary

Ninety-eight years ago today, in Iola, Grimes County, Texas, a baby girl was born. Her name was Rachel Faye Sammon and she was to become my grandmother. She was the 6th child and 4th daughter of  John Ellis and Lillian … Continue reading

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The Courage of Sarah Noble

When my children were little I read this story to them, The Courage of Sarah Noble, by Alice Dalgliesh, I had no idea at the time that I and my children were related to Sarah and her father, John Noble. … Continue reading

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I’ve got Irish bragging rights!

Today is the day to brag about your Irish ancestry and I’ve got that covered! 🙂 Teresa’s Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Michael Dougherty, was born at Lifford, Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland in 1714 and died in Montgomery County, Virginia in 1787. … Continue reading

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Free Vermont Collections Search for March!

In honor of the Green Mountain State’s 225th birthday, the New England Historic Genealogical Society is opening their Vermont databases up for the month of March, for FREE! See: American Ancestors – Vermont Enjoy! Teresa

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Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Pepper (1833-1904)

I’ve added a new page today. It is the beginning of the updated version of the biographical sketch of our great-great grandfather. Please take a look. A Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Hamilton/Pepper (1833-1904) of Brimfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts by … Continue reading

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Hilton Point, New Hampshire and Brad’s Ancestor William Hilton

Heather Wilkinson Rojo’s blog post today is about Hilton Point in New Hampshire which Brad’s 10th Great-Grandfather, William Hilton, helped to settle: “In the year 1623, William Hilton settled on Hilton Point…” Take a look and read the complete article … Continue reading

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20 Free Credits at Scotland’s People Today!

It’s a GRAND Day! I just purchased my 20 FREE credits at Scotland’s People! There is a special promotion at ScotlandsPeople…Sign in, click on ‘Buy Credits’ enter promotional code: “scotlandnow” and receive 20 credits free! Let me know if you … Continue reading

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You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton

Love this post by my distant cousin Dan Hamilton!

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You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton

You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton.

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