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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Military

This week’s prompt in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors project is “Military.” I’ve already written about my dad and my War of 1812 ancestor George Cook. so I’m jumping over to my husband’s side of the family. John A. Raney … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Multiple

The trouble with family history research today, more than ever, is that for any given person in one’s family tree, one can find multiple ancestors. Not multiple in the sense of two parents, four grandparents, eight great-grandparents. Multiple in the … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Water

The prompt for week 14 of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge is “water.” I thought about my dad’s career in the U.S. Navy and my maternal grandfather’s love of fishing, but then I had another idea. … Continue reading

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