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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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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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Bunker Hill, Nathaniel Philbrick, and Nantucket Ancestors

I have recently started following this blog, Boston 1775, (Thanks to Dan H. for sharing about this site!), and if you love Colonial history, especially the American Revolution, then I think you will like it too! The owner/author of the … Continue reading

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FREE International Marriage Records START Tomorrow!

I started searching records this morning only to discover that the Ancestry records were not free! I went to their Facebook page and see that they have changed the date from April 16th to April 17 through April 21st, which … Continue reading

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Free Access on Tuesday April 16th to International Marriage Records!

Ancestry. com will give FREE access to International Marriage Records on Tuesday, April 16, 2013! Make out a list of places, names and dates to search for and take advantage of this free offer! I will be searching for records … Continue reading

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18th Century PA German Naming Customs

18th Century PA German Naming Customs You must read this information if you have German ancestry! It is too important to skip! I really learned something NEW here! It explains so much when it comes to my husband’s German ancestral … Continue reading

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No man is an island…especially when it comes to family history!

(Roork) “No man is an island, Entire of itself. Each is a piece of the continent, A part of the main.” – John Donne It is also true that a family historian does not operate as an isolated researcher, but rather, as part … Continue reading

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Sammon Siblings: Flossie, Adell and Rachel

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FREE eBook! The complete latest edition of King Robert I of Scotland!

Hello Family! Here is an opportunity for you to get a free ebook about one of your significant ancestors! If you are a descendant of George Warriner PEPPER (1872-1930), and his wife Delia Bridget JACKSON ( 1877-1972), then you are … Continue reading

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