Author Archives: Elizabeth Wilson Ballard

My Contact Me Form Had the Wrong Email Address

Yes, it’s true. I just discovered this.

My Contact Me form had the wrong email address… for about 4.5 years.

SoOH NO Emoji, if you’ve contacted me through the Contact Me form on this Blog and I didn’t return your message, I am so incredibly sorry. Furthermore, there is no way for me to access any of those old messages.

I fixed it, tested it, and it works now. I hope to hear from you if you are one of those people.

Sigh.

I am my own webmaster, and I’m the one who typed my email address incorrectly.

C’est la vie.
So ist das Leben.
Así es la vida.
Dat ass Liewen.
Sellaista on elämä.
Such is life.

 

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

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