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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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Wordless Wednesday (Not So)

I have had the pleasure and joy to bring some old negatives back to life. They were photos of my Great Grandparents and their children and grandchildren at that time. I came across a picture that through me for a … Continue reading

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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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Maritime Monday/Capt. David Smith

Capt David C. Smith was christened on 8 May 1832 Dundee, Angus, Scotland to Alexander and Jean Nicholl Smith. I know very little of his early life, the few pieces that I do have come from a letter written by his cousin, … Continue reading

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Treasure Chest Thursday/ Grandparents

 Children’s children are the crown of old men, And the glory of children is their father. Proverbs 17:6 I often times wonder what my life might be like today if there had not been men of God in my family. … Continue reading

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