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Author Archives: Elizabeth Wilson Ballard
Henry Pat ANTON (1872-1943) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 10) 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 … Continue reading
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. … Continue reading
Sunday Fun Day You know you’re a genealogist when…
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 … Continue reading
Sometimes WordPress will use the date you began a post instead of the date you publish it to create a link to it. This just happened with my post this morning. Here is the correct link. https://digginupgraves.wordpress.com/2018/08/01/joseph-h-virkler-cheese-manufacturer-sewing-machine-agent-segar-salesman-and-real-estate-builder-52-ancestors-ancestor-18/