Tag Archives: Hamilton County Indiana

My Oral Family History

I am collecting my family stories that recounted to me. Every Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, the white Haviland China comes out, along with the silver service, and we would set the table. As the family sat down for the holiday meal, my mother … Continue reading

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Letters From Home~~Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana

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Cast of Characters: Grace~~ My Great Grandmother Grace Louise Carson Stockmaster Orrenda~~My 2nd Great Grandmother Orrenda M. Willes Carson Della~~My 2nd Great Aunt Mary Dell Carson Criswell Allen Ral~ My 2nd Great Uncle (Great Grand Uncle) James Ralston Carson Jr., DVM … Continue reading

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Viola Carson Armstrong~~My Ancestor

Viola Carson is the great grand-aunt of Elizabeth Louise Burritt England Thurston. Viola was born June 6, 1854 in Indiana, possibly Bartholomew, or Hamilton County. She married Frank P. Armstrong on March 3, 1873, who was born in 1851 in … Continue reading

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Letters From Home Part 2

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Here is a scanned letter my 2nd Great Grandmother Orrenda Willes Carson sent to my Grandfather Frederick Charles Stockmaster and Great Uncle Russell Carson Stockmaster in 1914. My Grandfather was 14 years old and my Great Uncle was 16 years old.

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Letters From Home 1st Installment

Cast of “Characters” Mother Carson~~My 2nd Great grandmother  Orrenda Willes Carson Grace~~My Great Grandmother Grace Louise Carson Stockmaster Uncle Oliver~~My 2nd Great Uncle Oliver F Wills, Orrenda’s brother in Iowa Ral~ My 2nd Great Uncle (Great Grand Uncle) James Ralston … Continue reading

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Alexander Carson and Mary Ann (Jacobs) Carson~~My Ancestors

Alexander Carson married Mary Ann Jacobs on June 5, 1848 in Hamilton County, IN. Alexander was born 1821 in Butler County, Ohio and died Dec. 20, 1868 in Hamilton County, IN. Mary Ann Jacobs was born 1825 in Indiana and … Continue reading

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Finding Strength Through My Ancestors

As I continued to research my family history after the death of my first husband, I came upon a family letter an ancestor wrote in 1893 who had just lost her husband. My second great-aunt Annie Carson of Dubuque, Iowa wrote … Continue reading

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