Category Archives: Genealogy

Amanuensis-Monday Letter from James R. Kaye to his great nephew and name sake James R. McCartney and the rest of the family.

Amanuensis: A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. From The National Standard Encyclopedia Amanuensis Monday was started on the Transylvanian Dutch Blog. This link will take you to the page concerning Amanuensis and why … Continue reading

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Friday Family History-Daniel H. and Elizabeth P. Jackson Jackson Married 177 years ago today

Daniel and Elizabeth Jackson Jackson were married on November 8, 1836 in Knox Co., Ohio. Daniel H. and Elizabeth are second cousins.  Elizabeth’s parents are Silas and Mary Polly Peterman Jackson and her grandparents are Daniel and Jamima Benjamin Jackson. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Wedding Wednesday-Willard W. and Ruth Ogilvie McCartney Nov 2, 1935

Willard and Ruth tied the knot on 2 November 1935 in Newark Licking Co., Ohio. The bride was 30 and the groom 24. One thinks that the man robs the cradle, but here that was not the case! (giggling) Willard (Mac) … Continue reading

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Military Monday- ***** Stars

    Here it is Military Monday and I just happen to have a photo to share! This photo was taken in 1967 at Easter time. It was taken on the steps of Old South Church, Kirtland Ohio. Grandma, front … Continue reading

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Census Sunday-More Then Just Grandma and Grandpa In The Census….a neat surprise!

As I wander through the census records I very rarely visit the top the page unless I am looking to cite a page that does contain information that I am going to use. I received a very nice surprise when … Continue reading

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