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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Fortune

A week or two ago, an internet search rabbit hole led me to the website of The Cooper Group, described on their front page as “one of America’s oldest and largest stevedoring and maritime firms.” The company has extensive operations … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: In the Kitchen

The first person I thought of when I saw this week’s prompt was my grandmother, Malzie Elizabeth Silcox Hahn. She was my dad’s mother and an amazing cook. Now, I’m not talking about gourmet cooking. It was ordinary food, but … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Namesake

Welcome to week three of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge. The prompt is “namesake” and I started thinking about three generations of women named Elizabeth. My great-grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Pittman Stevens, known – as many … Continue reading

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My Great-Grandmother Annie Olive Givens

So far, this is the only photo I have identified of Annie Olive Givens Silcox. She is holding her son John D. “Jay” Silcox (1924-1995). Annie is my great-grandmother. She was born around 1903 to John David Givens (1867-1941) and … Continue reading

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