Category Archives: Genealogy

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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Friday Family History-Happy Anniversary Ziba and Phebe Lyon Jackson 25 October 1798

Today I celebrate the marriage of my first cousin 6 times removed Ziba Jackson and his lovely wife Phebe Lyon Jackson. Their marriage took place  on 25 October 1798  according to an entry in New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956 page 51 … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday-A Letter From David Smith to Wm. Smith 18th April 1857

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 … Continue reading

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Friday Family History-Happy Birthday Cousin Glenn A. McCartney Sr.

Today in Friday Family History, I will be sharing with you some exciting things that I have come across in my research. Number one would be a cousin I didn’t know I had, two would be a handy function of … Continue reading

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Independence Day- 4 July 2013

I feel I must write on this occasion, but I am not sure what these fingers will produce.  It always surprises me in the end. Two hundred and thirty-seven years ago, the last line is drawn in the sand. A … Continue reading

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