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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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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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More on Breaking Down Brickwalls

Another prominent researcher, Nancy J Emmert suggests in breaking a brick wall is to look at patterns of migrations that ancestors may have taken, research the other family members to find clues on the ancestor who is the brick wall, … Continue reading

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The Barnum and Bailey Circus Trainwreck at Clark’s Crossing

This story takes place in St. Lawrence County, New York, at Clark’s Crossing, between Norwood and Potsdam~~where the railroad went through. My 3rd Great Aunt and Uncle, Silas S and Louise Willes Clark, owned a farm that passed down by … Continue reading

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Genealogy Musings

Genealogy is about sharing, learning, and giving. When we discover our family history, it gives us family pride and satisfaction of doing something good. Volunteering and helping people find their ancestry is also a satisfied feeling along with sharing family history in … 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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