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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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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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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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Willoughby Nugent~~My Ancestor

Willoughby Nugent was Thomas L. Nugent’s 2nd cousin who was born in 1843 in Lawrence County Indiana and died in 1871 in Lawrence County. Thomas L. Nugent’s wife was my 2nd Great Aunt, Martha (Mattie) Ackerman. The Nugent family hailed … Continue reading

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Discovering my Grandfather Through Genealogical Research

My Grandfather and Great Uncle both went to Rose Hulman which is a university located in Terre Haute, Indiana. In the “old days” it was called Rose Polytechnic Institute. As part of my family’s genealogical research, I like to find the facts and … Continue reading

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