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Wooden Bird Cages

We were stationed in Panama Canal Zone (1960’s) and my Dad was the XO at the Marine Barracks. (He later became CO). He decided to make these beautiful parrot cages, to house the beautiful parrots who decided to join our family. … Continue reading

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Brief Words About The Amish

I wrote this awhile back to explain the Amish to a lady who I was doing some research for.  I am posting this for Sarah to give her some background of the Amish/Mennonites. The Amish are direct descendants of the … Continue reading

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Ida May Stockmaster Miller Dunaghey

Ida is my 2nd Great Aunt. Our common ancestor is my grandfather Frederick Charles Stockmaster. Ida was born in Sept of 1878 in Newark, Licking County, Ohio and died January 1958 in Pinellas County, Florida. Ida’s father was John Stockmaster, … Continue reading

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Experiences in Moving my Genealogy Research

I have dedicated a room in my house for my office. I gathered everything genealogical  around the house and have put it in the small room upstairs. I still have boxes that need sorting  since I moved them upstairs the past 4 … Continue reading

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Why Genealogy Is Important

  Many genealogists and family historians write why genealogy is important to them and the community. I decided to add into the mix and write my ideas of why it is important to know our family history. Family history brings … Continue reading

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