Monthly Archives: February 2015

52 Ancestors 2015 #9: Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder – wife of a distant cousin and fellow writer

Week 9 (Feb 26-Mar 4) – Close to Home. Which ancestor is the closest to where you live? Who has a story that hits “close to home”? Close to home for me is my writing. It’s what I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015 #8: Henry Trefethen – Warrior

Week 8 (Feb 19-25) – Good Deeds. Does this mean a generous ancestor or one you found through land records? You decide 🙂 The ancestor I had a breakthrough with using land records was David Reynolds – using his Revolutionary … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015 #6 Part Two – Allan Howard – furthest from me in time

#6 – Part Two – Well, a breakthrough brought me to Allan Howard – my 26th great grandfather.  As far back as 1165 to 1239, there is very little information – especially since he didn’t do anything all that noteworthy … Continue reading

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