Tag Archives: Genealogy

It Only Comes Around Every Four Years / Leap Day in Your Family Tree

Tomorrow is leap day! What is leap year? It takes about  365 days 6 hours for the earth to rotate around the sun. To make up for the extra 6 hours each year, one day every four years is added … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday/Marriage Returns Holmes Co. Ohio October 1871

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 about Amanuensis and … Continue reading

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“The Moment I Knew”…My addition to the Armchair Genealogist’s post

The Arm Chair Genealogist posted this morning “The Moment I Knew”. I can honestly say there was not a crystallizing moment when I understood that I was was the keeper of the family story. It was just a matter that it was something I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wedding/Oct 1886 Marriage Returns Holmes, County, Ohio.

Marriage Records Holmes County Ohio page 548 Granted- Oct 14, 1886 Marriage License Was this day granted to Alden Roush and Alice Homer Affidavit-blank Return -State of Ohio, Holmes County I certify that on the 19 day of October 1886 Alden … Continue reading

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Family Friday History October 7-Eliza Jane Elswick 116 yrs old

On this day in 1895, Eliza Jane Elswick was born to Henry and Susannah Hampton Elswick. She was born in the midst of autumn in the mountain country of Kentucky. They called home Hartley, Pike County, Kentucky. Eliza married Joseph Burke … Continue reading

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