Monthly Archives: July 2015

52 Ancestors 2015: #31 Easy? Well….sort of….

Week 31 (July 30-August 5) – Easy: We ended July with “Challenging,” so it seems fitting to begin August with “Easy.” Which ancestor has been pretty easy to research? (Come on, there has to be one!) So, Amy Crow said … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #32 Third-Great-Grandparents – 27 of the 32

Week 32 (August 6-12) – 32. For Week 32, let’s focus on one of your 32 3rd-great-grandparents. (If you’ve already written about all of them — first, congrats on identifying all of them! — consider writing about one of their … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #30 John Benjamin Blyther/Blyather – Difficult to Research

Week 30 (July 23-29) – Challenging: It’s a good time to take a look at another challenging-to-research ancestor. John Benjamin Blyther/Blyather is my 5th great grandfather. He was born sometime around 1770 in New York, NY based on his Military … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #29 Musical Reunions

Week 29 (July 16-22) – Musical: There seems to be a musician in every family. Who is the one in yours? Don’t have a musician? Which ancestor has a lyrical name or reminds you of a song? Music has always … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #28 Road trip research

Week 28 (July 9-15) – Road Trip: Any epic “road trips” in your family tree? Which ancestor do you want to take a road trip to go research? With all of the confusion and misinformation out there regarding the Towers … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #27 Independence Day for America

Week 27 (July 2-8) – Independent: This is the week for Independence Day! Which one fought for (or against) America’s independence? Or which of your ancestors was independent? Below are the direct line ancestors that fought in the Revolutionary War. … Continue reading

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