Henry Pat ANTON (1872-1943) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 10)

Henry Anton death certificate. Copyright Notice: You do not have permission to download or copy this photo without obtaining it from me. Thank you.
Henry Anton death certificate. Copyright Notice: You do not have permission to download or copy this photo without obtaining it from me. Thank you.

I didn’t know that my paternal grandmother’s father had a middle name until Ancestry  added its “U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007” a few years ago. There is no middle name on his death certificate, and I had not heard of one. Continue reading “Henry Pat ANTON (1872-1943) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 10)”

Too Young to Marry: Sarah A (TAGUE) VAN DUYN – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 29)

My 2nd great grandmother, Sarah A. (TAGUE) VAN DUYN died of a stroke (cerebral hemorrhage) in Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana, on Valentine’s Day of 1935. She was 79 years, 9 months, and 15 days old. Continue reading “Too Young to Marry: Sarah A (TAGUE) VAN DUYN – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 29)”

Cousin Bait: Moses WILSON or Moses WILLSON

I’m doing what in the genealogy community we call “cousin fishing” or putting out “cousin bait.”

It is probable that I descend from a Moses Wilson. Still working on that, and this article is not about what I know (or don’t know) regarding that Moses Wilson. Continue reading “Cousin Bait: Moses WILSON or Moses WILLSON”